Thursday, December 5, 2013
UNT Libraries to receive archives from The Dallas Way Agreement signals start of organization's archive collection
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The Dallas Way, a nonprofit organization dedicated to gathering, storing, organizing and presenting the complete history of the city’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community, has entered into an agreement with the University of North Texas Libraries to ensure that current and future materials collected by the organization will be permanently archived, digitized and made accessible to the public.
Created in 2011, the Dallas Way consists of lay historians who...
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
UNT lecturer of German awarded AATG/Goethe-Institut Merit for outstanding achievement
Monday, November 25, 2013
Sexual behaviors bring high-stakes risks for men in Togo and Ghana
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Sociologist Ami Moore listened carefully as Philippe, a male college student in Togo, Africa, explained to her that he regularly receives money from a married man in exchange for sex.
“I use his money to pay for my college tuition and take care of myself,” said Philippe.
Philippe’s story is an all too common but hidden reality among young adult men who have sex with other men (MSM) in...
Monday, November 11, 2013
Friends of UNT Libraries hosting Artists' Books Competition
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Entries to the eighth Artists’ Books Competition and Biennial Exhibition sponsored by The Friends of the University of North Texas Libraries are being accepted through Dec. 11 (Wednesday).
The competition is open to Denton residents and University of North Texas faculty, staff and students.
The purposes of the competition and exhibition are to encourage the development of students’ and others’ work in the medium of Artists...
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