General News

07/20/2017 - 8:02am

The piece “Which Way Crow,” by Pennsylvania-based artist DeAnna Rigter, shows a woman in a long soaring dress and ponytail looking as though she is getting advice from a crow in a tree.

The vivid work is not a photograph or painting, but a tapestry – made from wool and silk on wool wrap.

It will be one of 40 pieces shown at the Small Tapestry International 5, an exhibition sponsored by the American Tapestry Alliance, Aug. 17 (Thursday) – Sept. 30 (Saturday) at UNT on the Square. The reception is from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 1 (Friday).

07/19/2017 - 9:06am

The Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science's Early Summer Research Programs brings students who have just been accepted to the academy to the University of North Texas campus the summer before they begin classes at UNT, to do research with faculty mentors.

07/17/2017 - 8:39am

Ram Dantu, University of North Texas College of Engineering professor and director of the UNT Center for Information and Computer Security, has been named a finalist for a prestigious Tech Titans Award. Dantu has been named in the Technology Inventor category that recognizes people or groups responsible for creating breakthrough ideas, processes or products that have advanced their discipline as a whole.

07/12/2017 - 12:19pm

The University of North Texas gave three local teachers the opportunity to go back to school.

The university hosted the teachers last month during the Summer Science Institute with the aim of helping them develop lesson plans in English and Spanish.

07/12/2017 - 8:17am

UNT President Neal Smatresk recently attended the President’s Forum and 14th Graduation Ceremony of the Sino-American 1+2+1 China Transfer Program in Dalian City, China.

07/11/2017 - 10:15am

The University of North Texas College of Engineering has partnered with Dalian Jiaotong University in China to create a transfer program in materials science and engineering. The “1+3” program allows qualified students to complete one year of undergraduate study at DJTU and then transfer to UNT to finish the remaining three years of study needed to satisfy the university’s degree requirements. Students who complete the program will receive a bachelor’s degree in materials science and engineering from UNT, as well as a bachelor’s degree from DJTU.

07/11/2017 - 7:57am

Thursday nights in downtown Denton will be filled with jazz and classical music as the summer version of Thursday Night Music begins July 13. UNT on the Square and the University of North Texas’ College of Music will present the series of concerts, which run from 8 to 9 p.m.

07/05/2017 - 9:48am

A University of North Texas student's nonprofit formed in the wake of the 2016 Dallas police shootings thrives one year later.

06/29/2017 - 8:22am

University of North Texas College of Engineering assistant professor Diana Berman has earned the prestigious 2017 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from the Oak Ridge Associated Universities.

06/29/2017 - 8:01am

Can an online game help discover fast and effective algorithms that inspire architectural innovation and lead to opportunities for new designs to develop next generation electronic devices? Gayatri Mehta, associate professor of electrical engineering for the University of North Texas College of Engineering, thinks so – and she, along with a team of students, has created a free online game called “UNTANGLED” to prove it.