Thursday, February 13, 2020
National Book Award winner and UNT alumna Sarah Broom to visit campus
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Who: National Book Award winner and UNT alumna Sarah Broom
When: 6 p.m. Feb. 17 (Monday)
Where: University Union Lyceum, 1155 Union Circle, Denton
More Info: This event is free and open to the public. Journalists interested in attending the event should contact...
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Taking a cue from Greek philosopher Heraclitus, UNT’s 2020 Rilke Prize winner explores themes of impermanence and change in latest poems
DENTON (UNT), Texas — One thing Greek philosopher Heraclitus was sure about – things are constantly changing.
“You can never step in the same river twice,” according to Heraclitus.
The popular adage inspired the title of Kathleen Graber’s most recent collection of poetry, “The River Twice,” which has garnered her the University of North Texas’ 2020 Rilke Prize.
The $10,000 prize recognizes a book written by a mid-career poet that demonstrates exceptional artistry and vision. It has been awarded annually since 2012...
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
UNT Libraries exceeds fundraising goal raising $2.3M for The Portal to Texas History
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The Portal to Texas History at the University of North Texas has reached a multi-million-dollar fundraising milestone to support continuing growth of its transformative online collection of Texas history and culture.
UNT Libraries had a goal of raising $1.5 million over the last four years to receive the entirety of a $500,000 Challenge Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Earlier this semester it...
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Emmy-winning composer Bruce Broughton to donate music scores to UNT Music Library
Thursday, September 26, 2019
UNT Visiting Writers Series begins Oct. 2 with author Laird Hunt
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
UNT medical history professor awarded NSF grant for postpartum depression research
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Rachel Louise Moran, an assistant professor in the University of North Texas Department of History, is delving into how society has defined and diagnosed postpartum depression with a $162,619 grant from the National Science Foundation.
While pregnant with her first child, Moran was struck by the use of depression screening questionnaires at the obstetrician’s office, in the hospital and even by her son’s pediatrician.
“I thought they were probably a good thing, but...
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
UNT raising awareness about indigenous language revitalization with event series
DENTON (UNT), Texas – The University of North Texas is celebrating indigenous languages in a series of events this fall as part of the United Nations’ International Year of Indigenous Languages.
According to the UN’s Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, 40 percent of the world’s estimated 6,700 languages are in danger of disappearing.
A language is not only a means of communication, it’s intertwined with the cultures, histories and identities of the people who...
Saturday, July 20, 2019
UNT’s Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference names winners of biography fellowship, reported narrative and personal essay contests
Saturday, July 20, 2019
UNT's Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference names 2019 winners of Best American Newspaper Narratives contest
Monday, July 15, 2019
UNT aims to help prevent homelessness and criminal recidivism in rural communities with $400K grant