Thursday, February 21, 2013
UNT names Reid senior associate vice president,capital campaign manager
DENTON (UNT), Texas--Betheny L. Reid, former Dallas County Community College District associate vice chancellor of development and president of the DCCCD Foundation Inc., has been named senior associate vice president and capital campaign manager at the University of North Texas.
UNT will soon enter the public phase of its comprehensive capital campaign. Reid will help develop, coordinate and implement initiatives to ensure the success of the campaign. The campaign will conclude in 2015 marking the 125th anniversary of the university. She will report to the vice...
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
UNT Libraries to present UNT Speaks Out on Alzheimer’s and dementia
What: “UNT Speaks Out: Alzheimer’s disease and dementia” – A University of North Texas professor, UNT Health Science Center professor and a psychology doctoral candidate will speak on different aspects of Alzheimer’s disease, including research, caregiving and the fear of dementia. The event is presented by the UNT Libraries.
When: 6-8 p.m. Feb. 28 (Thursday)
Where: The Forum on the first floor of UNT's Willis Library, which is located one block east of Highland Street and Avenue C...
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
UNT selects new dean for Mayborn School of Journalism
DENTON (UNT), Texas —Dorothy M. Bland, a professor of journalism at Florida A&M University’s School of Journalism & Graphic Communication, has been named the new dean of the University of North Texas’ Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism. Her appointment will begin in June.
Bland will replace M. Jean Keller, who has served as the school’s acting dean since September 2012.
UNT Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Warren Burggren called Bland’s hiring “a highly significant academic...
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
UNT to honor alumni, supporters at Feb. 22 event
DENTON (UNT), Texas--A rock and roll legend and business leaders are among the 10 University of North Texas alumni who will be honored for their outstanding career achievements and service to UNT Feb. 22 (Friday) at the 2013 Annual Alumni Awards Dinner.
The event includes the Generations of Excellence Award — to honor a family for its support of UNT through several generations. Watch a video of alumni award winners at http://www.youtube.com/...
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
UNT Libraries to celebrate historical Texas newspapers being available online
What: Million Page Milestone — A celebration of the University of North Texas’
Portal to Texas History having one million pages of digitized historical Texas newspapers.
When: 2-4 p.m. Feb. 27 (Wednesday)
Where: Forum on the first floor of UNT’s Willis Library, located one...
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Multicultural, Health and Wellness centers co-host guest speaker for National Eating Disorder Awareness Week
What: Megan Kursawe, site director at the The Renfrew Center, will speak at the University of North Texas for National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. Presented by UNT’s Office of Greek Life, Multicultural Center and the Meadows Center for Health Resources in UNT’s Student Health and Wellness Center.
When: 7 p.m. Feb 27 (Wednesday)
Where: Ballroom of...
Monday, February 11, 2013
San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro to speak at UNT Feb. 27
What: “A Conversation on Political Leadership in the Future of American Politics” -- A forum at the University of North Texas featuring San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro, an emerging national leader in the Democratic Party, and his mentor, Luís Ricardo Fraga, the Russell F. Stark University Professor and a professor of political science at the University of Washington
Friday, February 8, 2013
College of Information to host national conference
DENTON (UNT), Texas — As the amount of information available on the Internet continues to grow at an enormous rate each year, demand will increase for more scholars who take interdisciplinary approaches to the information challenges of the digital age, such as universal access and user-centered organization of digital text and images.
More than 500 information scholars, researchers and practitioners will gather in Fort Worth Feb. 12-15 (Tuesday-Friday) as the University of North Texas College of Information hosts the annual...
Thursday, February 7, 2013
UNT seeks to deter underage drinking
DENTON (UNT) Texas – After an accident in a fraternity house, UNT has placed a ban on alcohol at all Greek Life events while the Dean of Students leads a task force to promote the responsible and legal use of alcohol.
In addition, UNT Police have obtained warrants to arrest seven individuals for furnishing alcohol to minors. The arrests are the result of an 11-day investigation into an accident at the UNT Delta Sigma Phi house at 4:30 a.m. January 26 where a student fell over a stairway railing.
The police investigation found that minors allegedly were furnished alcohol at...
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Condoleezza Rice to speak at UNT April 16