Friday, June 14, 2013
Eleven students receive awards for 2013 Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference
Thursday, May 30, 2013
UNT student receives scholarship from National Retail Federation
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Rachael Kennedy, a senior merchandising major at the University of North Texas, has been named a Ray M. Greenly Scholar by the National Retail Federation Foundation, which will allow her to attend the Shop.org Annual Summit in Chicago this fall. She is the daughter of Cindy and Ronnie Kennedy of Coppell and a 2011 graduate of Coppell High School.
The Ray M. Greenly Scholarship Fund is named in honor of a longtime staff member of...
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Military historian to serve as visiting professor at U.S. Army War College
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Robert M. Citino, professor of history at the University of North Texas, has been selected to serve as a Visiting Professor at the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Penn., during the 2013-14 academic year.
As a Visiting Professor, Citino will assist in teaching core and elective courses within the college’s Department of National Security and Strategy, and assist with other courses as needed...
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Student wins national award for photo illustration
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...