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
Thursday, December 8, 2016
UNT researchers team up with ice hockey gurus to grow the game globally
Friday, November 18, 2016
UNT dietician shares advice to avoid the holiday eating binge
DENTON, Texas (UNT) — The winter holidays can be a time for indulgence, with the average Thanksgiving Day meal weighing in at 4,500 calories and Christmas Day diners eating up to 7,000 calories. Those numbers are well above the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s recommended 2,000 to 2,500 daily consumption of calories. However, eating healthy on holidays isn’t impossible.
University of North Texas registered dietician Ann Marie Afflerbach, a lecturer in the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management, offers advice.
Contact her at Ann.Afflerbach@unt.edu or...
Friday, November 4, 2016
True Fit CEO shapes conversation on apparel, shoe fit challenges at UNT retail industry talk
What: The Executive + Scholar Lecture Series at the University of North Texas.
When/Where: 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 16 (Wednesday) in the Ballroom (Room 314) of the UNT University Union at 1155 Union Circle in Denton.
Cost: $50 for the general public and $25 for non-UNT college students. Free for UNT faculty/staff/students with UNT ID. To purchase tickets, contact Lisa Wallace, director of development for the College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism, at 940-369-7051...
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Technology makes the millennial. UNT fashion show highlights the digital lives of today's generation.
What: "Digital Glitch" – the theme for the student-run Merchandising Inc.'s spring fashion show at the University of North Texas – will focus on the evolution of technology in the form of color.
When/Where: Doors open at 5 p.m., and the event begins at 5:30 p.m. April 24 (Sunday) inside the Ballroom (Room 314 A&B) of UNT's University Union, located at 1155 Union Circle in Denton.
Tickets: $5 online/in advance. $7 at the door. $8....
Monday, March 28, 2016
Big data boom: UNT symposium helps retailers turn wealth of data into business success
What: Retail gurus will share their expertise on "Big Data and the Retailers of the Future" -- the theme for the Consumer Experience Symposium at the University of North Texas. The half-day event will feature talks about ways large-scale data analysis can be used to create meaningful and profitable customer engagements.
When/Where: 9 a.m. to noon April 7 (Thursday). Room 214 A and B of UNT's University Union, located at 1155 Union Circle in Denton.
Tickets: $50 for the community, $25...
Thursday, March 10, 2016
TV star, executive chef at Oak Cliff's Pink Magnolia is key ingredient in UNT student-run Guest Chef Day
What: Television star Blythe Beck, executive chef and co-owner of Oak Cliff's Pink Magnolia restaurant, will join the Denton dining scene for a day as she cooks with University of North Texas students on Guest Chef Day at UNT's Club at Gateway.
When: April 5 (Tuesday), with seating from 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. at the Club at Gateway, located inside the Gateway Center...
Monday, February 8, 2016
UNT business event calendar features big-name speakers, fine dining and more for Spring 2016
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- The University of North Texas means business this spring when it takes innovative programs and events in fields like hospitality, retail and logistics beyond the classroom. Events and workshops take place on the UNT campus in Denton, unless otherwise noted. To reserve media passes, contact Monique.Bird@unt.edu or 940-369-7782.
The Executive + Scholar Lecture Series will be headlined by digital retail executive John Koryl, president of Neiman Marcus Stores and Online, in a Q&A about...