Tuesday, November 13, 2018
UNT students will attempt world’s longest podcast this week
DENTON (UNT), Texas – A group of students at the University of North Texas will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the longest live audio stream this week.
Beginning 4 p.m. Nov. 15 (Thursday), students in the Department of Media Arts will live stream from a lecture hall in the university’s Radio, TV, Film & Performing Arts building. Their goal is to live stream through 2:30 a.m. Nov. 18 (Sunday). That would go beyond the ...
Friday, November 9, 2018
Feminist scholars to analyze current state of global politics at UNT event Nov. 12
What: Feminist Struggles in Dark Times: A Transnational Dialogue – Seven female scholars come together to weigh in on the current state of politics across the world, as well as how feminism is essential to modern times, at a...
Thursday, November 1, 2018
UNT political science professors available to comment on midterm elections
DENTON (UNT), Texas – Political science professors in the University of North Texas College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences are available to offer in-depth analysis of the midterm elections including, but not limited to, topics such as:
- U.S. Senate race in Texas and other races
- how shifts in political power can impact the legislature and presidency
- voter turnout
- race/gender/age in politics including the impact of Latinx and young voters in this election...
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Adam D. Fein named vice president for digital strategy and innovation at UNT
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Adam D. Fein, an industry leader in online and innovative education with nearly 20 years experience, was tapped to oversee digital strategy and innovation at the University of North Texas as it seeks to become a global leader in online learning experiences and educational technology.
Fein, whose appointment is effective Nov. 1, will lead the university’s key initiatives in educational technology, online and blended learning. He is charged with identifying new directions and opportunities to improve UNT’s academic quality, reach and performance in the...
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
It’s not just Peggy Olsen anymore. Modern Mad Women head to UNT Nov. 8.
What: Mad Women, a University of North Texas Mayborn School of Journalism panel featuring local, female changemakers in the advertising industry.
When/Where: 6 - 8 p.m. Nov. 8 (Thursday) in the Lyceum of the UNT Union, located at 1155 Union Circle Dr. in Denton.
Monday, October 29, 2018
Risky business? How Gen Z, autonomous cars and disasters are impacting insurance/risk management
What: A special series of events Nov. 12 – 14 at the University of North Texas is exploring the ways in which changes in population, technology and disasters alter how companies and other organizations create protections and safeguards against risk.
The programs will detail how self-driving vehicles are changing the auto-insurance marketplace, job opportunities for Millennials and Generation Z, and disaster preparedness, management and recovery. Part of Risk Management and Insurance Week at UNT, the events are hosted by the UNT...
Monday, October 29, 2018
UNT conference to look at media arts’ role in creating a more equitable, just society
What: Mediating Change conference
When: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Nov. 1 (Thursday) and 9:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2 (Friday)
Where: Various locations on campus at University of North Texas, Denton; See conference website for detailed agenda and locations.
Who: BlackStar Film Festival founder Maori Karmael Holmes, documentary filmmakers PJ Raval and Curran Nault and scholars from UNT and other universities will...
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Halloween happenings at UNT
DENTON (UNT), Texas – Whether it’s commemorating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s pioneering monster tale, “Frankenstein,” or a family-friendly trick-or-treat experience, the University of North Texas is hosting a ghoulish mix of events this October.
University scholars will explore the portrayal of monsters and costume design in pop culture and offer the community festive outings to celebrate Halloween. Even a Halloween stroll through campus is extra fun knowing Online-Bachelor-Degrees.com included UNT among its picks for...
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
UNT educational psychology professor shares SIDS risk factors, offers safe infant sleep practices
DENTON (UNT), Texas – As a new mom, University of North Texas educational psychology associate professor Wendy Middlemiss was dissatisfied with information on safe infant sleep. She made infant sleep research a priority and dedicated years of study to best practices for parents when it comes to bedtime for babies.
Each year, the CDC estimates there are 3,500 sleep-related deaths among babies in the U.S. October is National Sudden Infant Death Syndrome...
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Homecoming comes to UNT Oct. 22 – Oct. 27
The University of North Texas will celebrate its homecoming this year with a week’s worth of Mean Green spirit activities for students, the community and alumni from around the world. With more than 38,000 students and 407,000 alumni, UNT is the largest and most comprehensive university in North Texas.
“The homecoming crew has been working really hard to make sure this year’s events are more inclusive, accessible, impactful and fun,” said Cheltzie Miller-Bailey, the...