Tuesday, March 12, 2019
UNT students, alumni share talent and expertise at the South by Southwest Conference & Festivals in Austin March 8-17
DENTON (UNT), Texas — University of North Texas students and alumni will be premiering films, playing music and sharing their expertise at SXSW 2019. SXSW is a Texas tradition that brings together the interactive, film, music and technology industries in Austin for a 10-day event filled with conferences, festivals, sessions, showcases, screenings and exhibitions. Through music, film or professional panel discussions, as a leader in the creative economy, UNT has a consistent presence at the event. Here...
Monday, March 11, 2019
Interactive comedy show ‘Broadway’s Next Hit Musical’ coming to UNT
What: "Broadway’s Next Hit Musical," an improvisational spoof of awards shows, will run at the University of North Texas as part of the Mary Jo and V. Lane Rawlins Fine Arts Series.
When: 7 p.m. April 3 (Wednesday)
Where: University Union Lyceum, 1155 Union Circle, Denton
Cost: Tickets are free for UNT students and cost $5 for a student guest ticket (limit one); $5 for...
Thursday, March 7, 2019
UNT offers free monthlong Russian language immersion program for high school and college students
What: The STARTALK program offers a free intensive beginning Russian language course.
When: Applications must be submitted between Feb. 1–April 1. Application forms and instructions are available at https://worldlanguages.unt.edu/resources/startalk-program
Program dates are June 1–June 28 (Monday–Friday) from 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Where: UNT Language Building located at 108 Ave. A in Denton.
Thursday, March 7, 2019
CNN journalist Don Lemon to visit UNT
Who: CNN journalist Don Lemon
What: UNT Distinguished Lecture Series
When: 7 p.m. March 21 (Thursday)
Where: UNT Main Auditorium, 1401 W. Hickory St., Denton
Cost: Free for UNT students, $5 for student guests, $10 for UNT faculty/staff/alumni and $20 for the general public; Tickets can be purchased at ...
Thursday, February 21, 2019
UNT Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference announces theme, dates, contests and speakers
DENTON (UNT), Texas — An annual event for journalists, writers and lovers of great...
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
UNT Equity and Diversity Conference Feb. 28
Thursday, February 14, 2019
NASA scientist to headline inaugural UNT President’s Lecture Series
Who: Thomas Zurbuchen, NASA associate administrator for the science mission directorate
What: UNT President’s Lecture Series inaugural event
When: 7 p.m. Feb. 21 (Thursday)
Where: University Union Lyceum at the University of North Texas, 1155 Union Circle Drive, Denton
Media: Journalists interested in attending the event and discussing the launch of the President’s Lecture Series...
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Safe driving plans: real deal or crash and burn?
DENTON (UNT), Texas — You’ve likely heard of “safe driving plans” like Progressive’s “Snapshot” and State Farm’s “Drive Safe and Save,” but do they actually save drivers – or even the companies that offer them – money?
The answer, is yes, according to a University of North Texas researcher. However, there’s something that could save individuals even more.
The key? It’s you, the driver, or more specifically, your data, says...
Friday, February 1, 2019
Amanda and G. Brint Ryan give largest gift in UNT history
$30 million will propel UNT’s G. Brint Ryan College of Business to greater excellence
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas is celebrating the creation of the G. Brint Ryan College of Business through a $30 million commitment — the largest gift in university history — from alumnus G. Brint Ryan and his wife, Amanda.
The gift will provide ongoing support for business research through academic endowments, as well as funds to support strategic program initiatives to ensure the...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
UNT seeks innovative educational technology in its Ed Tech Ascend pitch competition
DENTON (UNT), Texas – From artificial intelligence to virtual reality, today’s technology-savvy students demand innovative and challenging learning experiences that bring subjects to life and allow them to experience material like never before. To stay on-top of evolving trends and keep students motivated to learn, UNT is seeking the next big thing in educational technology.
Inspired by the hit show Shark Tank®, the pitch competition – Ed Tech Ascend – offers a top prize of $20,000 and is designed to encourage creative...