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,...
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