Monday, May 6, 2013
Three students named top Hispanic Communicators
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Hispanic Communicators DFW, DFW’s largest association of Hispanic/Latino journalists, has awarded three scholarships to University of North Texas students.
Cassandra Rodriguez, Rosi Linda Sanchez, and Olmar Vanegas were recognized as top Hispanic communicators at the Hispanic Communicators DFW’s banquet, and received scholarships of $1,500 to $2,000. Rodriguez and Vanegas each received $2,000 scholarships presented by NBC 5/Telemundo and Time Warner Cable. Sanchez...
Monday, May 6, 2013
UNT to graduate more than 4,000 in Spring 2013
What: Spring commencement ceremonies at the University of North Texas
When: Doctoral and master's commencement ceremony at 3 p.m. May 10 (Friday);
Baccalaureate commencement ceremonies at 7 p.m. May 10 (Friday) and 9 a.m., 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. May 11 (Saturday)
Where: UNT Coliseum, southeast corner of Highland Street and North Texas Boulevard at 600 Ave. D
DENTON (UNT), Texas – More than 4,000 students will receive degrees from the University of North...
Thursday, May 2, 2013
UNT to celebrate state-wide education initiative May 3
DENTON (UNT), Texas— The North Texas Regional P-16 College and Career Readiness Marketing Project, headquartered at the University of North Texas, will host a visit for 60 middle school students on May 3 (Friday) to encourage participation in higher education as part of the state-wide celebration of GenTX day.
The North Texas Regional P-16 Council works with schools; families; businesses; faith-based groups; local, state and federal agencies; and community organizations to...
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Faculty member receives bibliography fellowship
Monday, April 29, 2013
UNT’s sustainability efforts earn national recognition
Friday, April 26, 2013
UNT’s Portal to Texas History named Project of the Year by TLA
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The Portal to Texas History, administered by the University of North Texas Libraries, has received the Wayne Williams Library Project of the Year Award from the Texas Library Association.
The award, the only cash award presented by the association, recognizes a project that exemplifies the highest levels of achievement, professional standards and inspiration to other libraries. Martin Halbert, dean of the UNT Libraries, accepted the award April 25 during the association’s annual...
Thursday, April 25, 2013
California Raisins star in Dining Services taste testing April 30
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- University of North Texas Executive Chef Pierre Monticolombi has created five new dishes as part of a California Raisin Board and Food Service Director magazine challenge to incorporate raisins as a healthy sweetener in university dining menus.
The UNT community can taste test Monticolombi’s new dishes from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on April 30 (Tuesday) in Kerr Hall’s cafeteria, and vote for their favorites. The dishes...
Monday, April 22, 2013
UNT to offer a variety of programs this summer
The University of North Texas offers summer programs to fit the needs and interests of North Texans, from innovative science programs to inspiring arts and humanities programs.
For your convenience, we have included a list of UNT summer highlights below. The list is in chronological order by program start date. For more information on any of these summer programs, contact UNT News Service at email@example.com or 940-565-2108.
UNT SUMMER PROGRAMS/EVENTS:
June 4 – 8
Thursday, April 18, 2013
UNT responds to this week’s events in Boston and West, Texas
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas will open its Goolsby Chapel from 4-5 p.m. today (April 18) for reflection and prayer for the victims of the bombings in Boston and the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas. The chapel is at 1622 Maple St. in Denton.
The UNT chapter of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity is collecting items for residents of West who have been left homeless from yesterday evening’s fertilizer plant explosion.
Fraternity members have set up a collection box in Room 422 of UNT’s...
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
UNT Scrabble® tourney benefits kids’ reading program
DENTON (UNT), Texas – Word wizards will gather at the University of North Texas April 18 (Thursday) to test their vocabulary prowess — while raising money for a children’s reading program.
A UNT Scrabble® tournament — open to the public — will benefit Success for Life through Reading, a nonprofit organization at UNT that promotes early childhood literacy in north Texas. Program volunteers visit area preschools and infant and toddler classrooms each week to read to children. In turn, each child gets to take home a copy of...