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...
Thursday, March 17, 2016
UNT guest speaker to discuss perceptions of Israel on U.S. university campuses
Thursday, March 17, 2016
Annual African Cultural Festival brings dancing, drumming and global music to UNT
What: The African Cultural Festival, featuring dancing, drumming and music from around the world, returns to the University of North Texas for the 19th year.
When: 8 p.m. April 2 (Saturday)
Where: Paul Voertman Concert Hall, located in the Music Building at 415 Avenue C, Denton.
Cost: $20 for general public and $10 for UNT students with ID.
More information: For a complete list of UNT College of Music events, including faculty and student recitals, visit the College of Music online...
Friday, March 4, 2016
Poet Rick Barot named 2016 UNT Rilke Prize winner
DENTON (UNT), Texas - Rick Barot was named the 2016 UNT Rilke Prize winner for his book of poetry, “Chord.” The $10,000 prize, sponsored by UNT’s Department of English, recognizes a book published by a mid-career poet that demonstrates exceptional artistry and vision.
To celebrate the award, a Q&A and reception will be held with Barot at 7 p.m. April 13 at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St. Barot will also give a reading and sign books at 8 p.m. April 14 in Room 180 of the Business Leadership Building, 1307 W. Highland St. Barot originally was scheduled to read as part of UNT's...
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Research by UNT College of Music professor to study language, preserve history of West African ritual songs
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Drums can do more than just provide a beat. For the Anlo-Ewe people in Ghana, West Africa, they can tell stories, cure diseases, promote fertility and summon spirits. University of North Texas College of Music Professor of Percussion Gideon Alorwoyie has received a grant to study and record their traditional ritual drum language to help develop a better understanding of the music, also known as Brekete, and to preserve its history. Alorwoyie, who is from Anlo-Afiadenyigba in the Volta Region of Ghana, also is a high priest of...
Thursday, February 4, 2016
UNT Black History Month speaker to discuss women's role in the 1960s civil rights era
What: A lecture and panel discussion on the history of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement, part of the University of North Texas' observation of Black History Month. Sanderia Faye, a UNT doctoral student, will discuss and read from her historically-based novel, "Mourner's Bench," which examines women's roles in the movement in rural Arkansas. J. Todd Moye, a faculty member in UNT's Department of History, will speak about the history of...
Monday, February 1, 2016
Bringing books back to life: NEH, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation award $95,000 grant to UNT Libraries