Thursday, September 20, 2018
Acclaimed photojournalists discuss truth and visualization in the age of “fake news”
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Five award-winning photojournalists, including both Emmy and Pulitzer Prize winners, will discuss the ethical and technical boundaries of intimate, firsthand visual reporting in a panel discussion entitled “Seeing and Believing in the Age of Fake News: Finding Truth in Visual Journalism.”
The discussion, accompanied by a traveling photo exhibit, takes place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4 (Thursday) in the University Union Lyceum (...
Thursday, September 20, 2018
UNT Visiting Writers Series returns Sept. 27
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
U.S. Diplomat to visit UNT April 10 to encourage students to pursue international careers
DENTON (UNT), Texas - Diplomat Julie Kavanagh will visit the University of North Texas to advise students on how they can work for the U.S. Department of State.
Kavanagh will talk about careers, internships and fellowships from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. April 10 (Tuesday) in Room 109 of the Language Building, 108 Ave. A. The presentation will include a question-and-answer session.
She also will speak about the Consular Fellows Program...
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
A UNT student’s language is disappearing. She and her classmates hope to prevent that.
Thursday, January 25, 2018
UNT’s Fine Art Series features music, dance and innovative artwork
Three upcoming events at the University of North Texas will feature the Paraguayan harp, breathtaking dance moves and a “factory” that reconnects people lost items.
The shows are part of the spring schedule for the Mary Jo & V. Lane Rawlins Fine Arts Series, now in its 114th season.
Paraguayan harpist Alfredo Rolando Ortiz will perform 3:30 p.m. Feb. 4 (Sunday) at the Winspear Performance Hall in the Murchison Performing Arts Center, 2100 North Interstate 35 East. He has played around the world for more...
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
UNT historian available for media interviews on International Holocaust Remembrance Day
The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed January 27 — the day in 1945 that Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi concentration and death camp was liberated by Russia's Red Army — as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. This year will be the 13th Remembrance Day.
Eunice G. Pollack, lecturer in the University of North Texas Department of History...
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
UNT historian, political scientists comment on U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital
The following University of North Texas faculty members are available to discuss President Donald J. Trump formally recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, reversing nearly seven decades of American foreign policy and setting in motion a plan to move the U.S. Embassy for Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Trump's action sparked protests and riots across the occupied West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
UNT student receives Rangel Graduate Fellowship from U.S. Department of State
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
UNT debaters take top prize, win three divisions at Texas Intercollegiate Forensic Association Championship
DENTON (UNT), Texas – The University of North Texas Debate Team received the Debate Sweepstakes Award at the fall Texas Intercollegiate Forensic Association Championship Tournament, held this month in Corpus Christi. Team members won three of the 14 events and accumulated enough points for wins in preliminary rounds and participation in elimination rounds to win the award for best overall performance by...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Author of book on fight for marriage equality, plaintiffs to speak at UNT on the Square
DENTON (UNT), Texas - In 2013, two years before the Supreme Court's decision in Obergefell v. Hodges legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, Mark Phariss and Vic Holmes, a couple in Texas, agreed to join a lawsuit challenging their state's 2005 constitutional amendment prohibiting same-sex marriage. Their challenge is chronicled in "Accidental Activists: Mark Phariss,...