Monday, November 11, 2013
UNT Libraries makes Kennedy assassination materials available on Portal to Texas History
DENTON (UNT), Texas — During the hours and days that followed President John F. Kennedy’s assassination in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, Dallas Police Department officers gathered numerous eyewitness statements, fingerprints, affidavits, correspondence and homicide reports for not just Kennedy’s assassination, but also the murder of Officer J.D. Tippit the same day of the assassination, and the murder of alleged assassin Lee Harvey Oswald by Jack Ruby two days later.
People who vividly remember the events of 50 years ago, as well as younger generations, will soon be able to view these 11...
Monday, October 28, 2013
Executive chef of Gaylord Texan's Zeppole to cook with UNT students
What: Sascia Marchesi, executive chef and general manager of Zeppole Coastal
Italian Restaurant at Grapevine’s Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention
Center, will work with University of North Texas students to create a special
menu for Guest Chef Day at UNT’s ...
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Director of UNT's digital retailing program receives first Impact Award from Shop.org
Monday, October 7, 2013
UNT Libraries to display LGBT archives from Resource Center in Dallas
What: “The Resource Center LGBT Collection: 50 Years of LGBT History in Dallas” — The first public display of items from Resource Center’s former Phil Johnson Historic Archives and Research Library, presented by the University of North Texas Archives and Rare Books in the Willis Library. The UNT Libraries acquired the Phil Johnson archives in August 2012.
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Website displays UNT students' work of capturing stories from ordinary Mexico
DENTON (UNT), Texas — During the second week of his study abroad trip to Mexico, University of North Texas journalism student Jason Yang left the Tenancingo campus of the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico and traveled the short distance to the town of Malinalco. Yang and two other students had been assigned to tell the story of an interesting citizen.
After asking around at taco stands and other public places, Yang found a woodcrafter who had practiced his hobby for 23 years, and was teaching it to teens. Yang and the other students...
Monday, September 30, 2013
UNT Jewish Studies Program to host two guest speakers
Thursday, September 26, 2013
UNT offers learning community focusing on hunger for students with undeclared majors
DENTON (UNT), Texas — During December 1777 and the first months of 1778, famine took its toll on George Washington’s Continental Army, with malnutrition contributing to diseases that led to the deaths of 2,500 soldiers by the end of the winter. The Army also lost many of its horses to starvation.
University of North Texas students who are enrolled in the Hunger Games Learning Community this fall semester will study how the Valley Forge famine became a turning point for the Army during the...
Friday, September 20, 2013
UNT Announces Visiting Writers Series Fall 2013 Season
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
UNT to present screening of "Raid of the Rainbow Lounge"
What: Screening of “Raid of the Rainbow Lounge” at the University of North Texas. The full-length documentary recounts the 2009 controversial raid of a gay bar in Fort Worth, which resulted in national media attention.
When: 5 p.m. Oct. 3 (Thursday)
Thursday, August 29, 2013
UNT Executive + Scholar Lecture Series to offer speakers on sustainability in apparel
What: The first Executive + Scholar Lecture Series, presented by the Global Digital Retailing Research Center in the University of North Texas' College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism. The theme is sustainability in the global apparel industry
When: 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 24 (Tuesday)
Where: Ballroom of UNT's Gateway Center, located at 801 North Texas Blvd.
Cost: $25 for morning lectures only; $75 for luncheon and afternoon workshop; free to UNT students with...