Tony-Award-nominated Broadway performer Carmen Cusack returned to the University of North Texas Saturday night for the annual Wingspan Gala, where President Neal Smatresk presented the lauded singer with an honorary bachelor’s degree.
The world’s Next Visionary Filmmaker is a media arts student at the University of North Texas. Junior Ciara Boniface submitted a video in a contest that won her $100,000 to film her next movie, a Nissan Leaf and a visit to the premiere of “A Wrinkle in Time,” which opens March 9.
An Indian dance troupe will perform at the University of North Texas as part of the Mary Jo and V. Lane Rawlins Fine Arts Series. The Dallas-based Eyakkam Dance Company will present “Release, Reach, Rejoice” at 7 p.m. April 4 in the Lyceum of the University Union, which is located at 1155 Union Circle.
University of North Texas accounting doctoral candidate Megan Seymore, CPA, has been awarded the $10,000 Michael J. Barrett Doctoral Dissertation Grant to study how visualizations of big data and differing data sources influence decision-making in internal audits.
More than 50 University of North Texas College of Visual Arts and Design Department of Studio Art graduate students in ceramics, metals, fibers, sculpture, photography and drawing and painting will be giving a behind-the-scenes look at their creative research on April 13. Artists will be on site to discuss their works.
Students will vie for more than $19,000 in prizes.
The performance work reflects on the 2016 mass shooting at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando
Poet Allison Benis White, winner of the 2018 UNT Rilke Prize, will visit the University of North Texas to read from her work – covering a tough subject that she personally experienced.