Monday, May 13, 2019
UNT’s Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism awards $150K in scholarships
DENTON (UNT), Texas – The University of North Texas Frank W. Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism has awarded 16 graduate scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year.
Each recipient of the highly competitive Mayborn Graduate Scholarship will be awarded up to $10,000 to pursue a master’s degree in journalism.
The institute, named for the late Texas newspaper publisher and civic leader Frank W. Mayborn, is a nationally accredited program that prepares students to...
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Journalists, authors take on the balance between news, storytelling and entertainment at Mayborn Conference
Monday, May 21, 2018
UNT graduate student named 2018 National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellow
University of North Texas graduate student Charmaine Conner has been selected as a 2018 National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellow.
Conner, a doctorate student in the College of Education’s Department of Counseling and Higher Education, will receive a $20,000 stipend and attend the NBCC Foundation Bridging the Gap Symposium in May in Washington, D.C.
“This award means I can carry out my dissertation without worry and that is so meaningful to me,” she said.
Conner, who is studying for her doctorate in counseling, will conduct her dissertation on the...
Friday, January 5, 2018
UNT student heads to retail industry's top show, thanks to scholarship
DENTON (UNT), Texas — A University of North Texas student is going to one of the biggest shows in retail, thanks to a unique scholarship. Emma Restivo, a freshman, received the Rising Star Award to attend the National Retail Federation Big Show and Student Program Jan. 12 – 15.
The award is granted by the National Retail Federation Foundation to a student who shows promise in digital retailing. Restivo, who is double majoring in digital retailing and home furnishings...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
UNT student receives fellowship from Government Finance Officers of Texas
DENTON (UNT), Texas - Lindsay Jacques, a second-year student in the University of North Texas Master of Public Administration degree program, has received a $5,000 Lynn F. Anderson Fellowship in Government Finance from the ...
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
UNT students named Spectrum Scholars by American Library Association
Thursday, June 22, 2017
UNT doctorate student named 2017 Tillman Scholar
DENTON (UNT), Texas Elizabeth Burgin a doctorate student at the University of North Texas has been named a 2017 Tillman Scholar by the Pat Tillman Foundation.
In recognition of their service, leadership and potential, the newly selected class of scholars will receive more than $1.1 million in scholarships to pursue their higher education goals.
Burgin, a doctoral student in the counseling program in the...
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
UNT doctoral student awarded $20,000 fellowship
University of North Texas doctoral student Ana Guadalupe Reyes has been selected for a $20,000 fellowship from the National Board for Certified Counselors.
Reyes is a doctoral student in the College of Education counseling program specializing in equine-assisted psychotherapy and LGBTQ+ issues. As a National Board for Certified Counselors fellow, she will receive funding and training to support her education and facilitate her service to underserved minority populations.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Grant Thornton taps UNT doctoral student for first fellowship and $40,000 award
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Grant Thornton, one of the largest professional accounting services networks in the world, has named a University of North Texas student its first fellow.
Sonja Hightower, a first-year doctoral student and former lecturer in the UNT College of Business Department of Accounting, is the first person to be honored as a Grant Thornton Doctoral Fellow in Accounting. The fellowship comes with a $40,000 award to be divided over four years...
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
UNT graduate programs ranked in top 25 by U.S. News & World Report
Five University of North Texas programs were recently ranked in the top 25 graduate degree programs by U.S. News & World Report.
Programs in the College of Information that were ranked in the top 25 are:
●Library and Information Studies — No. 20
●Health Librarianship — No. 7
●School Media Library — No. 10
“We are very pleased to continue to offer very high quality programs to our students that are nationally so highly ranked,” said College of...