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,...
Thursday, September 7, 2017
UNT establishes professorship in Jain studies
Thursday, August 31, 2017
UNT releases more than 100 free e-books on Texas and Oklahoma history
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference awards $18,000 in cash prizes in writing competitions
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Kim Horner of Richardson, communications manager at the University of Texas at Dallas, received the top prize of $3,000 and a provisional book contract with the University of North Texas Press in the Book Manuscript competition sponsored by the 2017 ...
Thursday, June 1, 2017
UNT Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism announces biography fellowship recipient
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
UNT Mayborn Conference announces winners of Best American Newspaper Narrative contest
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Honors student who overcame eating disorder will be keynote speaker at UNT's Scholars Day
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Like so many other high school students, Leta Cunningham spent the second semester of her senior year preparing for life at a university — the University of North Texas, where she was accepted into the Honors College.
She was looking forward to her graduation ceremony and...
Thursday, March 30, 2017
UNT to host Barbara Jordan Media Awards luncheon April 13
DENTON (UNT), Texas — University of North Texas sophomore Nikki Lyssy learned to surf when she was in middle school, during a family vacation to Texas' Gulf coast.
When Lyssy had the chance to try parasailing in Port Aransas a few years later, she couldn’t wait to soar above the bay — and not being able to see the sky or the ocean below wouldn’t stop her.
That’s why Lyssy, an English major at UNT who has been blind since birth, was so eager to share her...
Thursday, March 9, 2017
UNT study abroad program honored by Association of International Educators