Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Puppeteers from “Sesame Street,” “The Muppets” to teach workshop at UNT
What: Beyond the Sock — A four-day workshop that will teach University of North
Texas students and others to create puppets similar to those used on
“Sesame Street,” “The Muppet Show” and other television programs and
films, and to develop a...
Monday, May 6, 2013
Three students named top Hispanic Communicators
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Hispanic Communicators DFW, DFW’s largest association of Hispanic/Latino journalists, has awarded three scholarships to University of North Texas students.
Cassandra Rodriguez, Rosi Linda Sanchez, and Olmar Vanegas were recognized as top Hispanic communicators at the Hispanic Communicators DFW’s banquet, and received scholarships of $1,500 to $2,000. Rodriguez and Vanegas each received $2,000 scholarships presented by NBC 5/Telemundo and Time Warner Cable. Sanchez...
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Faculty member receives bibliography fellowship
Monday, April 22, 2013
UNT to present commemorative lecture in Mexican American history
What: “A Chicano Photographer’s Journey: 1969 to the Present” — A lecture by
Jesús Manuel Mena Garza, leading documentary photographer of the 1970s
Chicano Civil Rights Movement. The 12th Annual Commemorative Lecture in
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference to hold first newspaper narrative contest
DENTON (UNT), Texas — In an effort to encourage narrative nonfiction storytelling at newspapers across America, the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference and The Dallas Morning News are launching a new writing contest this year. The Best American Newspaper Narrative Writing Contest will award prizes to three long-form narrative nonfiction pieces previously published in daily U.S. newspapers or on the newspapers’ websites.
Newspaper reporters and editors may submit...
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
UNT’s College of Public Affairs and Community Service honors community members and more at appreciation dinner
DENTON (UNT), Texas – The University of North Texas College of Public Affairs and Community Service honored outstanding staff members, faculty members, students and community members at an April 5 appreciation dinner in UNT’s Gateway Center.
“I am humbled by the dedication and commitment of those who are so committed to strengthening their communities,” said Dr. Thomas Evenson, dean of UNT’s College of Public Affairs and Community Service. “Strengthening communities is our mission, and we feel it’s important to recognize the individuals and...
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Financial awards available for students to attend 2013 Mayborn conference
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Texas History Symposium to focus on JFK assassination
What: “50 Years Since the Assassination of John F. Kennedy” — The 2013 Texas History Symposium presented by the University of North Texas Department of History. Featuring former Dallas Police Department detective James Leavelle and James Giglio, distinguished professor emeritus of history at Southwest Missouri State University, as guest speakers.
Thursday, April 4, 2013
UNT professor organizes first Arab film festival in Texas
What: First annual Arab Film Festival, the first and only of its kind in Texas, presented by the Contemporary Arab and Muslim Cultural Studies Institute
When: 6:30 to 10 p.m. April 19 (Friday) and 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. April 20 (Saturday) and April 21 (Sunday)
Where: Angelika Film Center, 5321 East Mockingbird Lane, Suite 230, Dallas
Tickets: Free for students with ID, $5 for one ticket or $8 for two tickets
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Guest lecturer to speak on Latino Theater April 9
What: A lecture at the University of North Texas by Jorge Huerta, Chancellor’s Associates Professor, Emeritus at the University of California at San Diego. Huerta will discuss and demonstrate the important role that Teatro Chicana/o, or the Chicano theater movement, has played in the struggles for social justice since 1965.
When: 3 p.m. April 9 (Tuesday)
Where: Forum on the first floor of UNT's...