Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference returns virtually with spotlight on journalism’s mission of ‘Bringing Truth into Focus’
Thursday, September 10, 2020
UNT enrollment hits an all-time high
Denton (UNT), Texas – The University of North Texas continues to defy national trends by growing 4.1% to enroll a record-breaking 40,796 students for Fall 2020.
The growth is due in part to an increase in graduate students of more than 13%. UNT now has 8,006 students seeking...
Friday, August 21, 2020
Nicole Dash named dean of UNT’s College of Health and Public Service
Thursday, July 16, 2020
UNT Esports team makes top 8 in U.S.
While the NCAA had to cancel seasons for sports it governs in March due to a surge in COVID-19 cases, collegiate esports has carried on throughout the pandemic with only some delays since players can compete virtually.
This weekend, a...
Monday, June 15, 2020
UNT to welcome new AVP for enrollment and university admissions July 1
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Michael Sanders will join the University of North Texas as associate vice president for enrollment and university admissions on July 1, serving as a strategic partner to the university’s administrators in furthering enrollment and recruitment initiatives.
Sanders will lead the admissions team in support of enrollment objectives as well as employ strategic tools to improve our recruiting and processing capacities.
“I look forward to the creativity, energy and insights Michael will bring to our...
Monday, June 8, 2020
UNT to show appreciation for its custodians with parade on campus
DENTON (UNT), Texas — With classes moved online and many faculty and staff telecommuting, life at the University of North Texas looked much different in the past few months due to COVID-19.
Not all employees can work remotely. Essential personnel, including custodians, have continued coming to campus to serve remaining UNT students in residence halls and serve critical business continuity functions.
UNT custodians have worked to maintain buildings with increased safety and sanitization measures to keep students, faculty and...
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
UNT named a Bee Campus for fifth straight year for its efforts to foster pollinator habitat and education
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Habitat loss, pesticide use and climate change have led to declining pollinator populations around the world, but University of North Texas faculty, staff and students are working together to ensure these animals have what they need to help the environment thrive.
The efforts to engage the campus in enhancing pollinator habitat and promoting pollinator conservation education have earned UNT a renewal of its Bee Campus USA certification for 2020 following a rigorous review process. UNT initially earned...
Thursday, May 21, 2020
North Texas technology company, MTX Group, recruits hundreds of UNT students for COVID-19 response
DENTON (UNT), Texas — As unemployment numbers continue to rise, there is good news for University of North Texas students and the North Texas region. A Frisco-based technology company, MTX Group, is recruiting hundreds of UNT students and alumni to support the company’s COVID-19 response programs.
MTX Group specializes in messaging applications and artificial intelligence to help government agencies respond to emergencies. The company is working with global health departments to identify at-risk...
Friday, May 15, 2020
Designated a Hispanic-Serving Institution, UNT can amplify resources for growing and better serving Hispanic student population
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas is now designated a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), allowing it to receive additional federal funds to support and expand programs for Hispanic students.
With its growing Hispanic student population, UNT is one of a small number of Tier One research universities designated as an HSI. This designation allows UNT to apply for grants via Title III and Title V, potentially bringing between $5 million to $10 million to fuel additional support for our students and advance research. UNT...
Thursday, April 30, 2020
UNT utilizes advanced 3-D printing labs to produce face shields
At the University of North Texas, engineers and artists are working together to create face shields for faculty and students to use once laboratories on campus start to reopen.
“Our students and faculty follow strict safety protocols in our laboratories, which means they must use safety equipment such as masks, gloves, face shields, etc.,” said Mark McLellan, vice president for research and innovation. “But, as everyone knows, there is a shortage of certain equipment due to COVID-19. Fortunately, we have the tools and the talent to make our...