General News

10/12/2017 - 9:30am

Four University of North Texas faculty members will be among the educators celebrated for their dedication to excellence through research, service and education. The awards will be presented during the sixth annual Salute to Faculty Excellence Awards Dinner & Ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 20 (Friday) at the University Union’s Emerald Eagle Ballroom.

10/11/2017 - 12:49pm

Qawwali began more than 700 years ago as a musical tradition to deliver inspirational messages to devotees inside a shrine – a place where Sufi Muslims with mystical beliefs would seek the truth of divine love and knowledge. It is rarely heard outside of those sacred walls. Now the University of North Texas College of Music is bringing direct descendants of some of the original Qawwali singers to the Recital Hall in the Music Building, 415 S. Ave. C, at 8 p.m. Nov. 2 (Thursday) to perform their spiritual craft.

10/11/2017 - 9:31am

The rally will increase awareness and understanding of substance use and mental health issues of college and university students, and also awareness of resources on campuses where students can receive help.

10/10/2017 - 1:46pm

Robert L. Bland, a longtime faculty member in the Department of Public Administration, will be honored at the annual conference of the International City/County Management Association Oct. 22-25.

10/10/2017 - 12:51pm

A key architect for the Texas Department of Transportation's new Texas Freight Mobility Plan will speak at UNT's annual Logistics Scholarship Breakfst.

10/10/2017 - 11:56am

The United States Navy Band Commodores – one of only five professional big bands in the U.S – and Christian McBride, a four-time Grammy-winning jazz virtuoso who’s one of the most recorded musicians of his generation, will each join the One O’Clock Lab Band for concerts this fall.

10/09/2017 - 8:31am

The University of North Texas College of Music Division of Jazz Studies is continuing to celebrate its 70th year by partnering with The Dallas Foundation for “Jazz on the Green” at Klyde Warren Park, located at 2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway in Dallas. The free concerts will be held from 7-9 p.m. on successive Thursdays beginning Oct. 26 and will feature some of the top talent in the UNT jazz program – including the Grammy-nominated One O’Clock Lab Band.

10/05/2017 - 8:40am

Jim Riggs and Jay Saunders have dedicated their lives to the University of North Texas – first as students, then as directors of College of Music lab bands before retiring. They are now being honored by the Division of Jazz Studies with the release of “Best of the Two,” two CD boxsets featuring music they directed and recorded while professors and jazz bandleaders.

10/04/2017 - 9:55am

A newly revamped venture at the University of North Texas is giving local businesses the chance to secure free help to grow their enterprises – and also providing UNT students with hands-on experience in their fields.

10/04/2017 - 8:30am

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian will speak at the University of North Texas on Oct. 25 (Wednesday) as part of the university’s Distinguished Lecture Series.