Sponsored by the UNT Honors College, but open to all UNT students who are earning bachelor's degrees, Scholars Day gives students a chance to present their research in the same way that faculty members and other professionals present at conferences, either through display of research posters or by giving oral research paper presentations.
Named in honor of the Houston native and U.S. congressional representative who gained recognition for her work despite her multiple sclerosis, the awards are open to media professionals and high school and college students who have produced material that accurately and positively reports on or depicts individuals with disabilities.
The Heart of Mexico Literary and Visual Storytelling Project takes students from both UNT and the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico to small towns in Mexico, to create multimedia stories in teams and receive cultural immersion.
The July 21-23 conference, with a theme of "The Power of Words," has a new, lower registration fee for UNT students.
Wayne Miller is the 2017 UNT Rilke Prize winner for his book of poetry, “Post-.” The $10,000 prize, sponsored by UNT’s Department of English, recognizes a book published by a mid-career poet that demonstrates exceptional artistry and vision.
Katie Hindmarch-Watson, assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University and cultural historian of the British Empire, will discuss queer mediators’ foundational role in early radio broadcasting of the BBC during a free lecture at the University of North Texas March 23.
Three writers will be appearing at the University of North Texas for the spring 2017 Visiting Writers Series sponsored by UNT’s Creative Writing Program.
University of North Texas student Matt Morton has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship program.
Kenneth Waltzer, professor emeritus of history at Michigan State University, will also discuss recent antisemitic events at U.S. colleges and universities.