Thursday, November 30, 2023
UNT celebrates Native American heritage through culinary and artistic exploration
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas celebrated Native American Heritage Month with a variety of experiences meant to educate and inspire. The events, guided by UNT’s Native American Student Association (NASA), paid tribute to a rich history while increasing th...
Tuesday, November 28, 2023
UNT’s ELEVAR program earns Star Award for 2023
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas is being recognized for its ELEVAR program by earning the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s 2023 Star Award. The Star Award recognizes higher education institutions that contribute toward the board’s “Building a Talent Strong Texas” initiative.
UNT ELEVAR (Empower, Learn, Excel, enVision, Advance, Rise) is an inclusive post-secondary education program f...
Friday, November 17, 2023
UNT alumni nominated for GRAMMY Awards
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Nine alumni from the University of North Texas earned nominations or collaborated on projects nominated in the 66th Annual GRAMMY Awards.
UNT alumni were recognized across a half-dozen categories in the nominations, including two that are competing for Best Opera Recording.
Soprano Latonia Moore, who attended UNT during the mid 1990s, won the 2023 Grammy earlier this year in the category for her role in the Metropolitan Opera’s...
Wednesday, November 15, 2023
UNT Police Department earns sixth consecutive reaccreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Once again, the University of North Texas Police Department is one of an elite few to earn advanced law enforcement accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).
Monday, November 13, 2023
UNT’s Student Veteran Services shines for Veterans Day
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas celebrated Veterans Day alongside the city of Denton and Texas Woman’s University.
Staff of UNT Student Veteran Services, members of the UNT Student Veterans Association and students from UNT's Army ROTC and Air Force ROTC programs attended the city’s Veterans Day on the Square event. They marked the annual U.S. holiday with a wreath-laying ceremony, a bagpipe presentation by the Denton Fire Department and a series of guest speakers including UNT Student Veteran Services Director James Davenport....
Friday, November 10, 2023
24-hour festival sparks student creativity on a deadline
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Between going to classes and studying for midterms, University of North Texas theatre senior Sam Jack braced for a unique event — a competitive festival that challenges students to create an original work in just 24 hours.
Wednesday, November 8, 2023
UNT named Fulbright HSI Leader
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas was named as a Fulbright HSI (Hispanic-Serving Institution) Leader for 2023. Each year, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs recognizes the strong engagement of select HSIs with the Fulbright Program, the U.S. government's flagship international academic exchange program.
Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Lee Satterfield commended the institutions receiving the Fulbright HSI Leader designation this year. UNT was one of...
Thursday, November 2, 2023
UNT faculty and students bring parks, trees to underserved neighborhoods
DENTON (UNT), Texas — As an undergraduate at the University of North Texas, Jose Marines (’22) worked as a research assistant for the Advanced Environmental Research Institute (AERI). The work, which included walkability studies and environmental monitoring...
Tuesday, October 31, 2023
Embracing old and new traditions, UNT community celebrates Día de los Muertos
DENTON (UNT), Texas — For students, faculty and staff at the University of North Texas, Día de los Muertos — or the Day of the Dead — is celebrated in a variety of ways both on and off-campus.
“Every year, members from Sigma Delta Pi come together to set up an altar, or ofrenda, in the Language Building lobby,” s...
Monday, October 16, 2023
UNT hosts inaugural symposium aimed to make DFW ‘a leading force in AI’
FRISCO, Texas — Faculty from four Dallas-Fort Worth area universities gathered at the University of North Texas at Frisco to cultivate further relationships and joint action for advancing artificial intelligence.
As the world move...