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
Monday, April 29, 2019
UNT to host ‘Star Wars’ conference
What: Realizing Resistance, a “Star Wars” conference
When: 6 – 8 p.m. May 2 (Thursday); 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. May 3 (Friday) and May 4 (Saturday)
Where: May 2 at Denton County Brewing Company, 200 E. McKinney St., and May 3 –4 at UNT Willis Library, 1506 W. Highland St., Denton
Cost: Free, but registration is recommended at https://...
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
‘Victoria & Abdul’ author to visit UNT for free film screening
What: Free film screening of “Victoria & Abdul” with author Shrabani Basu
When: 5:30-9 p.m. April 18 (Thursday)
Where: UNT University Union Lyceum, 1155 Union Circle, Denton
Journalist and author Shrabani Basu will be at the Univeristy of North Texas April 18 (Thursday) for a screening of “Victoria & Abdul,” a film based on her book...