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...
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
UNT to host conference on using digital resources in research, teaching
What: Digital Frontiers 2013 — A three-day conference sponsored by the University of North Texas’ Digital Scholarship Co-Operative that will bring together scholars, librarians, students and others who are interested in scholarly activities that take advantage of digital technology
When: Sept. 19-21 (Thursday-Saturday)
Where: Forum on the first floor of UNT’s Willis Library, which is located one block east of Highland Street and...
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Student winners announced for 2013 Mayborn National History Writing Competition
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 ...