Monday, November 12, 2018
UNT College of Music releases an original arrangement and music video honoring Mahatma Gandhi
View music video here.
DENTON (UNT), Texas - At the request of the Consul General of India in Houston, TX, the University of North Texas College of Music has produced and released an original arrangement and music video to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth.
“Gandhi has influenced and inspired the world through his example of peace and nonviolence,” said UNT President Neal Smatresk. “This has been a...
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...
Thursday, November 8, 2018
UNT College of Music presents the delightful Czech opera, “The Cunning Little Vixen”
Media download photo here.
What: The University of North Texas College of Music presents the Czech opera “The Cunning Little Vixen” performed in English with the UNT Symphony Orchestra.
When: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8, 9, & 10 (Thursday, Friday & Saturday), 3:00 p.m. Nov. 11 (Sunday), with an additional performance at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1 (Saturday) for the UNT...
Friday, November 2, 2018
Executive chef brings fall food favorites to UNT student-run restaurant
What: Guest Chef Day at the University of North Texas’ Club at Gateway, a student-run restaurant.
Who: This year’s event will feature Chef Steve Meilinger, executive chef and food and beverage director for the Embassy Suites Denton Convention Center. Chef Meilinger will work directly with students to prepare a special gourmet luncheon.
Menu: The meal will include unique fall favorites such as lamb pierogi with roasted...
Thursday, November 1, 2018
UNT political science professors available to comment on midterm elections
DENTON (UNT), Texas – Political science professors in the University of North Texas College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences are available to offer in-depth analysis of the midterm elections including, but not limited to, topics such as:
- U.S. Senate race in Texas and other races
- how shifts in political power can impact the legislature and presidency
- voter turnout
- race/gender/age in politics including the impact of Latinx and young voters in this election...
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Adam D. Fein named vice president for digital strategy and innovation at UNT
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Adam D. Fein, an industry leader in online and innovative education with nearly 20 years experience, was tapped to oversee digital strategy and innovation at the University of North Texas as it seeks to become a global leader in online learning experiences and educational technology.
Fein, whose appointment is effective Nov. 1, will lead the university’s key initiatives in educational technology, online and blended learning. He is charged with identifying new directions and opportunities to improve UNT’s academic quality, reach and performance in the...
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
It’s not just Peggy Olsen anymore. Modern Mad Women head to UNT Nov. 8.
What: Mad Women, a University of North Texas Mayborn School of Journalism panel featuring local, female changemakers in the advertising industry.
When/Where: 6 - 8 p.m. Nov. 8 (Thursday) in the Lyceum of the UNT Union, located at 1155 Union Circle Dr. in Denton.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
UNT professor develops ‘Smart Energy’ for ‘Smart Cities’
University of North Texas College of Engineering’s Saraju Mohanty is working with a global consortium to design the city of the future one piece at a time.
“We are working with the Indian Institutes of Technology in India, the European Union and 23 other countries on a Mission Innovation Global Alliance project to develop the futuristic technology needed to build a smart city,” said Mohanty, a professor in the ...
Monday, October 29, 2018
Risky business? How Gen Z, autonomous cars and disasters are impacting insurance/risk management
What: A special series of events Nov. 12 – 14 at the University of North Texas is exploring the ways in which changes in population, technology and disasters alter how companies and other organizations create protections and safeguards against risk.
The programs will detail how self-driving vehicles are changing the auto-insurance marketplace, job opportunities for Millennials and Generation Z, and disaster preparedness, management and recovery. Part of Risk Management and Insurance Week at UNT, the events are hosted by the UNT...
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...