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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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...
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Two UNT projects win Green Ribbon Awards
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Two University of North Texas sustainability projects received Green Ribbon Awards at the U.S. Green Building Council North Texas Gala.
The Green Ribbon Awards recognize the outstanding efforts of North Texas Chapter members, their customers and clients, and area communities to develop and promote extraordinary sustainable programs and creative sustainable solutions within the region.
The UNT SMART, or Save/Measure/Achieve/Reduce/Track, project won the...
Monday, April 15, 2013
UNT experts available to discuss terrorism, emergency management
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Two explosions have been reported at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon.
Associate Professor in UNT’s Emergency Administration and Planning Program David McEntire can be reached at 940-565-2996 and David.McEntire@unt.edu. McEntire is available by phone until 5:30 p.m. and is available by email after.
McEntire’s research and field of expertise includes emergency management...
Friday, April 12, 2013
UNT student named Collegiate Marketer of Year by DFW American Marketing Association
University of North Texas College of Business student Thomas Pemberton, a junior studying marketing, has been named DFW American Marketing Association Collegiate Marketer of the Year.
Winners were announced at an April 11 gala in Dallas.
Pemberton, who plans to graduate from UNT in December, is the former president of the UNT AMA chapter.
While attending UNT, Pemberton works full-time as a project manager with SPYCH – a Dallas-based marketing research and...
Thursday, April 11, 2013
UNT Dining Services growth includes updates to Bruce, Clark halls and UNT General Academic Building
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Meal plan sales at the University of North Texas have gone up 35 percent over the last four years. UNT Dining Services is adapting to the growth with renovations to Bruce and Clark dining halls, and the addition of a new coffee retail location in UNT’s General Academic Building.
“Our best ideas come from listening to our students - that has been the driver behind the changes we are making and the success we have had in creating a...
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
UNT announces comprehensive fundraising campaign
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- To help feed the planet in the future, University of North Texas biology students are working with plant scientists to develop drought-resistant plants with high crop yields.
UNT graduate students in behavior analysis and their professors are putting into practice the latest scientific research on autism to help children with the disorder and their families.
The university’s renowned...