Thursday, February 9, 2017
UNT's Black History Month speaker to discuss slaves' role in their emancipation
What: "From the General Strike of the Slaves to Black Lives Matter" -- A lecture at the University of North Texas by David Roediger, Foundation Professor of American Studies at the University of Kansas. Sponsored by the UNT Departments of English, History and Sociology as part of UNT's observation of Black History Month.
When: 4 p.m. Feb. 22 (Wednesday)
Where: Room 225...
Thursday, February 9, 2017
UNT’S Distinguished Lecture Series welcomes Dr. Mae Jemison Feb. 22
Dr. Mae Jemison, the first woman of color in space, will speak at The University of North Texas Feb. 22 (Wednesday) as part of the university’s Distinguished Lecture Series.
Jemison’s lecture begins at 8 p.m. in room 314 of UNT’s University Union located at 1155 Union Circle.
Tickets are available and may be purchased online. UNT students can receive one free ticket with their student IDs and will pay $5 for each guest...
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
UNT Debate Team students win multiple honors in state tournament
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Members of the University of North Texas Debate Team received multiple honors at the 2017 Spring Texas Intercollegiate Forensic Association Championship Tournament, which led to the team taking home a top award.
The tournament offered 14 events, which included three forms of team debate as well as individual competitions in interpretation, public address and speaking....
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Temple Grandin to speak at UNT sponsored event in Dallas April 13
The University of North Texas and ACES (Comprehensive Educational Services Inc.) will present prominent autism activist Temple Grandin April 13 (Thursday) in Dallas.
“+Autism: A Lecture and Discussion with Temple Grandin” will begin at 9 a.m. at Temple Emanu-El, 8500 Hillcrest Ave. The lecture is open to anyone with an interest in Autism Spectrum Disorder, including educators, parents and health practitioners. Tickets are $20, and pre-registration is highly encouraged as the event is expected to sell out. Proceeds will support UNT’s work in autism...
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
UNT alumna returns to headline Fine Arts Series
University of North Texas alumna and multi-faceted performer Shara Nova, known as My Brightest Diamond, will return to campus Feb. 15 (Wednesday) for the Fine Arts Series.
“We are very excited to have My Brightest Diamond on campus and welcome Shara Nova back to UNT,” said Molly Orr, associate director for UNT’s University Union. “This is a great event for the Fine Arts Series 113th season.” Nova graduated from UNT in 1998 with a degree in vocal performance.
Nova’s career as My Brightest Diamond, which began in 2006 with an acclaimed independent rock record, has...
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Elizabeth Smart to speak at UNT's Distinguished Lecture Series Feb. 9
Elizabeth Smart, child abduction survivor and advocate, will speak at the University of North Texas Feb. 9 (Thursday) as part of the university’s Distinguished Lecture Series.
Smart’s lecture begins at 8 p.m. at UNT’s Union Lyceum located at 1155 Union Circle.
Tickets for the lecture are available now and may be purchased online. UNT students can receive one free...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
UNT presents World War I poetry exhibit opening Jan. 17
DENTON (UNT), Texas The horror of World War I altered the world for generations. Now The University of Texas Libraries Special Collections is offering a glimpse of the poetry inspired by the Great War.
The Lost Generation: World War I Poetry from the Donald Thomas War Poetry Collection will be on display in the Sarah T. Hughes Reading Room. The Reading Room is located on the fourth floor of UNT’s Willis Library, 1506 Highland Ave. The exhibit will be displayed until May 11 (Thursday).
This exhibit explores the work of...
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
UNT Debate students win state championship tournament
DENTON (UNT), Texas – Garrett Hammonds and Abron Hester, two members of the University of North Texas Debate Team, won the 2016 Fall Texas Intercollegiate Forensic Association Championship Tournament held Nov. 3-5 at Tyler Junior College. The win came in UNT Debate’s second year in participating in this tournament.
Friday, September 9, 2016
UNT Dean Kinshuk receives international award
DENTON, Texas (UNT) -- The University of North Texas College of Information dean Kinshuk (who goes by one name) is the winner of the 2016 Distinguished Development Award by the Association for Education Communications and Technology's (AECT).
"We are so proud that our College of Information dean is the winner of such prestigious award," said Finley Graves, provost and vice president for academic affairs at UNT. "This high honor truly shows how influential Kinshuk is and what a wonderful addition is he to our university."
The award is based on Kinshuk's accomplishments in the...
Friday, April 29, 2016
Texas Film Maker of the Year to screen feature film at UNT
What: Screening of "Pale" at the University of North Texas
When: 8-10 p.m. May 21 (Saturday)
Where: The Lyceum on the third level of the University Union, 1155 Union Circle, Denton
Cost: Free with valid UNT Identification or $5 with half of the proceeds donated to UNT's Department of Media Arts.
DENTON, Texas (UNT) – The feature film "Pale" will be screened at the University of North Texas' Lyceum Theater. "Pale" follows the journey of two sisters who were separated during a post-apocalyptic...