Thursday, February 6, 2020
UNT developing first cyber knowledge bank for open access books with $1.2M grant
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas is leading a team with members from around the world to create an international data trust improving the measurement and analysis of open access book usage.
The new data trust, funded through a $1.2 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will be the first of its kind for scholarly publishing, enabling universities and publishers to share and analyze data on open access works.
As a pioneer for open access, UNT was the...
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
University of North Texas and the Dallas Cowboys launch innovative online M.B.A.
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The business acumen that turned a $140 million investment 30 years ago into a $5.5 billion company today soon will be in a virtual classroom.
The University of North Texas, a Carnegie Tier One research institution, and the Dallas Cowboys, named the most valuable sports franchise in the world by Forbes, have created a Master of Business Administration degree that the two organizations will begin offering in Fall 2020.
The 36-credit-hour professional online M.B.A...
Thursday, January 30, 2020
UNT College of Education online programs ranked among nation’s top 20 by U.S. News & World Report
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas College of Education online master’s programs ranked among the nation’s top 20 in multiple categories in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Online Programs rankings.
This year, U.S. News & World Report included 18 new specialty rankings. UNT online master’s programs in education ranked among the top 20 nationally on two of the...
Thursday, January 23, 2020
University of North Texas Announces Fully Online Bachelor’s Degree Completion Program on Coursera
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas, a Carnegie Tier-One research university, will offer the first bachelor’s degree from a U.S. university on Coursera, the world’s leading online learning platform.
The university has partnered with Coursera to bring its Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences program to the highly accessible online platform beginning in fall 2020. Ranked among the...
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
UNT Kuehne Speaker Series reports record fundraising year including $1 million gift from series benefactor
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The UNT Kuehne Speaker Series raised a record $2.6 million this year, largely because of a $1 million gift from series benefactor Ernie Kuehne.
Kuehne announced the donation during the fall Kuehne Speaker Series event and said the gift was inspired by the generosity of the founding Emerald Lifetime Members who have given at least $250,000 to support the series...
Monday, November 18, 2019
UNT honors alumnus Jerome Max “Bruzzy” Westheimer Jr. for his transformative impact on campus
Video available here.
University of North Texas President Neal Smatresk presented alumnus Jerome Max “Bruzzy” Westheimer Jr. (’65) with the Presidential Wings of Eagles Award at this year’s Wingspan Gala, “Viva North Texas,” Nov. 16. The event celebrates teaching excellence, student success and generous alumni and friends.
“Bruzzy is one of our university’s biggest supporters. He gives with his heart and provides support across our entire campus spanning the arts,...
Friday, November 15, 2019
UNT opens dining hall free of 'Big 8' food allergens
MEDIA DAY: Journalists are invited to come tour Kitchen West and taste the food beginning at 10 a.m. Nov. 20 (Wednesday). To RSVP to Kitchen West Media Day or schedule interviews, contact Heather Noel at Heather.Noel@unt.edu or 940-369-8218.
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas has transformed the dining hall at West Hall into one of the nation’s first allergen-free dining experiences on a college campus. ...
Monday, October 14, 2019
UNT honors distinguished alumni for professional achievements and service to university
The University of North Texas Alumni Association will honor outstanding alumni at the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Achievement Awards to showcase their professional caliber and outstanding service to the university.
This is the 54th anniversary of the alumni awards program. This year’s event will take place Oct. 30 in the Apogee Stadium HUB Club. A reception will be hosted at 6 p.m., and the dinner and ceremony will begin at 7 p.m.
“Our university family is grateful for the...
Monday, October 7, 2019
Urban Decay Cosmetics founding partner to share entrepreneurial secrets at UNT President's Lecture Series
Who: UNT alumna Wende Zomnir (’89), founding partner of Urban Decay Cosmetics
What: UNT President’s Lecture Series event
When: 7 p.m. Oct. 17 (Thursday)
Where: University Union Emerald Ballroom, Room 314, at the University of North Texas, 1155 Union Circle Drive, Denton
Media: Journalists interested in attending the event and discussing the importance of the President’s...
Thursday, October 3, 2019
UNT receives Insight Into Diversity 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award
Diversity and inclusion programs recognized for second year in a row
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas is continuing to earn national recognition for its efforts in diversity and inclusion.
For the second consecutive year, UNT has earned the 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and...