Thursday, September 18, 2014
UNT receives grant to help increase diversity of rehabilitation counseling careers
DENTON (UNT), Texas — A new program under development at the University of North Texas aims to increase the diversity of the rehabilitation counseling career field, while helping students complete an education and move into the profession in less time.
The University of North Texas Department of Disability and Addiction Rehabilitation recently received a $395,642 grant from the Minority Health Research and Education Grant Program for ...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Texas Medieval Association's conference complements UNT's graduate student symposium, Oct. 2-4
What: The 8th annual North Texas Medieval Graduate Student Symposium, a UNT event, will be held again this year allowing graduate students to present papers on a variety of medieval topics. The Texas Medieval Association's 25th annual conference will also be held at UNT this year. The conference includes lecture sessions, keynote addresses and a concert, which are open to the public.
When/Where: The North Texas Medieval Graduate Student Symposium is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 2 (Thursday) in the UNT Art Building. The Texas Medieval Association's...
Friday, August 1, 2014
Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference awards $12,000 in cash prizes for writing competitions
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Robin Underdahl of 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 2014 Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference.
In "Shoot the Conductor," Underdahl, a freelance writer and former instructor for the Writers' Garret, will capture the life of conductor and violinist Anshel Brusilow, who taught in UNT's...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Libraries from UNT, Texas Woman's University team up to present digital humanities conference
What: Digital Frontiers 2014-- A two-day conference in which educators and librarians will explore innovation in digital resources for research, teaching and learning in the humanities. Sponsored by the University of North Texas Libraries in partnership with the Blagg-Huey Library at Texas Woman's University, the UNT Press, the UNT Libraries'...
Thursday, June 5, 2014
UNT's Portal to Texas History named a Service Hub by Digital Public Library of America
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Twenty UNT students to study sustainability in university's study abroad class to Cuba
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- As a geography student at the University of North Texas, Michael Watkins has stopped, and has convinced his family to stop buying bottled water, to protect the environment from waste.
But when he signed up for "Cuba and the Complexities of Sustainability" -- UNT's first study abroad class to Cuba in more than 10 years and believed to be the first college or...
Thursday, April 17, 2014
UNT welcomes two renowned professors to discuss Islamic art and politics in the Middle East
What: UNT's Contemporary Arab and Muslim Cultural Studies Institute hosts "By the Pen: The Art of Writing in Islamic Art," a lecture by Sheila Blair, Boston College professor of Islamic and Asian art. The lecture discusses the ways artists and craftsmen of the Islamic cultures have used writing to decorate buildings and objects.
When: 4-5 p.m. April 24 (Thursday)
Where: The Forum at Willis Library, 1506 Highland Ave., Denton
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
UNT's second annual Arab Film Festival Texas features award-winning films that depict life in the Arab world
What: The second annual Arab Film Festival Texas, presented by UNT's Contemporary Arab and Muslim Cultural Studies Institute, featuring the Texas premiere of award-winning short films, feature films and documentaries from Palestine, Iraq, Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen, Lebanon, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and Syria.
When: 6:30-10 p.m. May 2 (Friday), and 1-10 p.m. on May 3 (Saturday) and May 4 (Sunday)
Where: Angelika Film Center, 5321 East Mockingbird Lane, Suite 230, Dallas
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
UNT to hold third annual Global Citizens Month in April
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- For the third consecutive year, the University of North Texas will observe Celebrating Global Citizens Month in April. The university will offer events every week to educate students, faculty, staff and community members about diversity, internationalism and sustainability.
The event is sponsored by UNT-International, UNT Sustainability and the Division of Institutional Equity and Diversity.
One of the month's main events, the Great...
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
UNT faculty member recognized for teaching online storytelling course
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Carmen Santos grew up hearing legends about the Chamorro people of her native Mariana Islands, but she didn't know she could use those stories in a career.
That changed when she was a student in the University of North Texas College of Information's distance education program for the U.S.-affiliated Pacific Islands. Last summer, Santos took an online class, SLIS 5440, Storytelling for Information Professionals, as part of her master of library science degree and...