Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Award-winning journalist to head UNT Mayborn School of Journalism
DENTON (UNT), Texas — An award-winning journalist turned academic will help re-shape the landscape of journalism education for the North Texas region.
Andrea Miller, an accomplished researcher on the topics of breaking news, crisis communications, local reporting and other journalism issues, has been named the new dean for the Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism at the University of North Texas.
“We’re truly excited to have a journalism professional of Dr. Miller’s caliber to spearhead the Mayborn school,” said UNT Provost...
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
UNT set to co-host international US-China Smart Education Conference in March 2019 in Denton
DENTON (UNT), Texas – Hundreds of global thought leaders, technology experts, industry leaders and educators from all learning levels are expected to participate in the international US-China Smart Education Conference March 18-20, 2019, in Denton.
This is the fourth year of the conference, and the first time it will be hosted in the United States. The University of North Texas is co-hosting the three-day conference in conjunction with Beijing Normal University.
In addition to top keynote speakers such as Virgin Galactic’s Stephen Attenborough and NetDragon’s Liu...
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Events and experts wrap up the holidays at UNT
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas is tooting it’s horn for the holidays with fun events like TUBACHRISTMAS and experts who can weigh in on seasonal stories.
For interviews or press passes: Contact Monique.Bird@unt.edu or 940-369-7782.
Thursday, December 6, 2018
UNT professor studies how to squeeze more seed oil from the common pennycress weed
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
University of North Texas, PGA of America sign memorandum of understanding
FRISCO (UNT), Texas -- To develop unparalleled educational opportunities for students in fields related to sport entertainment management, the University of North Texas and the Professional Golfers' Association of America signed a memorandum of understanding on education, research and branding initiatives for both entities.
The signing of the memorandum follows the PGA of America's announced intent to relocate its headquarters to Frisco, Texas, a hotbed of sport entertainment activity and the location of UNT's Frisco campus, including its sport entertainment management program....
Monday, December 3, 2018
To fix the future, UNT program turns to the past
Monday, December 3, 2018
UNT helps fast track future rural doctors
Two years at Midland College, one year at the University of North Texas in Denton and four years at UNT’s Health Science Center in Fort Worth will add up to a medical degree for four UNT students from Midland, Texas.
“Midland is a prime example of a community where the supply of doctors has not kept up with the population,” said Debrah Beck, UNT assistant dean of health professions. “The Primary Care Pathway Program, offered through the...
Friday, November 16, 2018
Events, Experts on the Menu for Thanksgiving Festivities
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Special Thanksgiving feasts are on the menu next week for the University of North Texas community, including a Thanksgiving dinner for students who have never experienced one, as well as a special vegan meal for students who don’t eat animal products such as turkey or eggs.
Additionally, several UNT experts are available to comment on Thanksgiving topics ranging from ways to host a holiday shindig to tips for picking the perfect wine.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT THANKSGIVING DINNER
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...