Monday, September 16, 2013
UNT students named Spectrum Scholars by American Library Association
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Four students in the University of North Texas’ College of Information were selected as 2013 Spectrum Scholars by the American Library Association. UNT is one of only three Texas universities to have students selected as scholars, and has more scholars than the other Texas universities. Seventeen UNT students have been named Spectrum Scholars since 2009.
The Spectrum Scholarships, which provide students with $5,000 for one academic year and are non-renewable, are considered to be among the most...
Monday, July 15, 2013
UNT dye garden to provide sustainable, organic colors for student projects
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Artists at the University of North Texas are stepping away from harsh chemical dyes in favor of natural dyes made from flower petals, plant leaves, roots and other organic materials.
The organic materials will be grown in UNT’s Natural Dye Garden, a project that was suggested by students, and will be funded by the We Mean Green Fund, housed in UNT’s Office of Sustainability, and UNT’s ...
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Two scholars earn award at graduate student research symposium
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- University of North Texas doctoral students Nicole Park of Lewisville and Kimberlee Flatt of Princeton, Texas, earned third place in the education, humanities and social science category at the 4th Annual Federation of North Texas Area Universities Graduate Student Research Symposium at Texas Woman's University.
Their award came for a poster presentation titled "Leadership in Special Education: Using Human Systems Dynamics to Address Sticky Issues."...
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Mayborn conference announces winners of first newspaper narrative writing contest
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...