Thursday, August 3, 2017
Student creation for retail’s top show lands UNT team spot on HSN with designer
DENTON (UNT), Texas — An idea created on campus is giving three University of North Texas graduates the opportunity of a lifetime – a live appearance on the HSN television shopping network. They will appear in a cell in the 7-9 p.m. (Eastern) slot Aug. 4 (Friday).
Thanks to a unique handbag design, the former students won the National Retail Federation’s 2016 Student Challenge at the annual “BIG Show” in New York...
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Local Nestlé Café finds retailing sweet spot with UNT help
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Business is about to get a little bit sweeter for the Nestlé® Toll House® Café in Highland Village thanks to help from University of North Texas students.
Students taking the Digital Retailing Strategies course are creating budget-friendly plans to help with online search results, website and mobile presence, digital communications to customers and consumers’ online experience. Each semester, course lecturer Linda Mihalick selects a local business for the class to help, tasking students with analyzing all...
Monday, April 10, 2017
UNT researcher’s Walmart Foundation grant aims to bring jobs back to U.S.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Executive chef of Gaylord Texan’s Old Hickory Steakhouse to cook with UNT students
What: Nick Ocando, executive chef of the Old Hickory Steakhouse at Grapevine’s Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center, will join students at the University of North Texas’s Club at Gateway for a day of cooking and serving as part of Guest Chef Day.
When: April 4 (Tuesday), with seating from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Where: UNT Club at Gateway, located inside the...
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
UNT’s student-run restaurant opens Feb. 20 for Spring Season
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
UNT means business with spring 2017 events
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas spring calendar includes several business-related events. Programs and workshops are free, will take place on the UNT campus in Denton and are open to media and the public, unless otherwise noted. Visitors can find parking information at http://transportation.unt.edu/visitor-information. To reserve media passes for any event, contact Monique.Bird@unt.edu or 940-369-7782.
Monday, January 30, 2017
Two UNT students win awards from nation's largest fashion scholarship fund
DENTON, Texas (UNT) — A $1.3 million pool of scholarship money for students interested in the retail and fashion industries has awarded two University of North Texas students with $5,000 prizes.
Lindsey Lotze, a senior from Argyle, Texas, double majoring in digital retailing and merchandising, and Asia Montague, a junior from New Orleans majoring in fashion design, are among more than 200 college students to receive money from the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund. The nonprofit awards the largest...
Thursday, January 19, 2017
UNT students in Costa Rica learn to offset tourism’s harm to planet
DENTON, Texas (UNT) — Sixteen University of North Texas students are using their know-how to ease tourism’s strain on the environment. The students, enrolled in a joint, two-year Master of Science in International Sustainable Tourism degree program, are researching ways to meet the needs of tourists and travel markets without compromising future resources.
“A lot of times when people travel, they don’t think about the impact,” said Kristi Ingram, a first-year student in the program who finished her...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Pitch to retail execs puts UNT team in top three at retail industry’s biggest event