Wednesday, March 8, 2023
UNT names Albert Bimper new executive dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas announced Albert Bimper as its new executive dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, which is UNT’s largest college with more than 8,000 students. He will oversee more than 22 academic departments and programs, including anthropology, geography and the environment, media arts and political science.
Bimper begins his new role at UNT July 1.
Friday, September 2, 2022
UNT professor discovers new bird species in Chile, along with international collaborators
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
UNT researchers earn $1.4M Keck Foundation grant to study greenhouse production of fungal-derived medicines
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Researchers in the University of North Texas BioDiscovery Institute have secured a $1.4 million grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation — the first Keck grant in UNT history — to explore the potential to develop fungal-derived pharmaceuticals like penicillin in plant hosts for more...
Thursday, April 18, 2019
UNT journalism students win big at BEA2019, SPJ regional conference
Thursday, February 21, 2019
UNT Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference announces theme, dates, contests and speakers
DENTON (UNT), Texas — An annual event for journalists, writers and lovers of great...
Friday, November 9, 2018
Feminist scholars to analyze current state of global politics at UNT event Nov. 12
What: Feminist Struggles in Dark Times: A Transnational Dialogue – Seven female scholars come together to weigh in on the current state of politics across the world, as well as how feminism is essential to modern times, at a...
Monday, October 29, 2018
UNT conference to look at media arts’ role in creating a more equitable, just society
What: Mediating Change conference
When: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Nov. 1 (Thursday) and 9:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2 (Friday)
Where: Various locations on campus at University of North Texas, Denton; See conference website for detailed agenda and locations.
Who: BlackStar Film Festival founder Maori Karmael Holmes, documentary filmmakers PJ Raval and Curran Nault and scholars from UNT and other universities will...
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
New master’s degree in emergency management and disaster science to meet rising demand for experts
Monday, October 1, 2018
UNT professors can offer insight on culture, history during Hispanic Heritage Month
DENTON (UNT), Texas –Communities across the U.S. are celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month including the University of North Texas, which is hosting on-campus events showcasing Hispanic culture, history and more.
UNT is home to scholars across a variety of disciplines who dedicate their studies toward Hispanic culture and history.
- Priscilla Solis Ybarra in the Department of English specializes in contemporary Chicana/o literature and...
Monday, July 16, 2018
UPDATE August 25 -After 27 hours and 34 minutes, UNT history professor Andrew Torget set a new world record for longest history lesson while also raising more than $12,000 for the The Portal to Texas History.
UPDATE: After 27 hours and 34 minutes, UNT history professor Andrew Torget set a new world record for longest history lesson while also raising more than $12,000 for the The Portal to Texas History.
DENTON (UNT), Texas - University of North Texas History Professor Andrew Torget is trying to become a part of history himself by securing a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records. Torget will begin his attempt to spend...