Monday, October 9, 2023
'An Epicenter of Success'
Thursday, October 5, 2023
UNT partners with Harmony Public Schools to create a seamless pathway to college
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas and Harmony Public Schools (HPS) established a new partnership that will help more students pursue their higher education goals.
Community members from UNT and HPS celebrated the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding that outlines how the institutions will work together for better pathways for the charter schools’ high school students to pursue their college degrees at UNT.
“We look forward to many years of successful collaboration as we work together to open doors to students throughout the North Texas region and the stat...
Wednesday, October 4, 2023
Lifelong collection gets new home to inspire STEM students
DENTON (UNT), Texas — A unique collection made its debut at the University of North Texas’ College of Engineering that’s expected to inspire STEM students for decades to come.
Thursday, September 28, 2023
Inaugural UNT summit focuses on meeting retail, hospitality industry workforce challenges
FRISCO, Texas — Executives and others with some of the largest retail and hospitality corporations in the North Texas region gathered for the inaugural UNT Next Generation Intelligence Summit, hosted by the College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism. The event was hosted at the Omni PGA Frisco Res...
Monday, September 18, 2023
Cey Adams’ iconic album covers, pop-culture artwork on exhibit at CVAD Gallery
DENTON (UNT), Texas — “CEY ADAMS, DEPARTURE: 40 Years of Art and Design” is on exhibit at the CVAD Gallery through Dec. 15 to offer students from across campus the opportunity to experience and learn from the artwork. Organized by the Boston University Art Galleries, it features dozens of works by American visual artist, graphic designer and author Cey Adams.
After emerging from New York City’s “downtown graffiti art” movement of the 1970s and ‘80s, Adams became creative director for Hip Hop music label Def Jam Recordings. He is credited with having created the “visual identities” —...
Thursday, September 14, 2023
With nearly 47,000 students, UNT is the top choice for career readiness in Texas
Enrollment climbs for five years running, as work-ready Mean Green grads drive the North Texas economy
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The largest-ever student body — numbering 46,940 — enrolled for the Fall 2023 semester at the...
Wednesday, September 6, 2023
Brenda Barrio named to new UNT research position
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Brenda Barrio, an associate professor of special education in the University of North Texas College of Education, was selected as assistant vice president for research and innovation.
Barrio, who has been serving as the research faculty fellow in UNT’s Division of Research and Innovation for the past year, stepped into her new role Sept. 1.
“This is a new position for the Division of Research and Innovation and another step toward elevating our research contributions in Texas and beyond...
Wednesday, August 23, 2023
Excitement for a new semester
DENTON (UNT), Texas — On the first day of the Fall 2023 semester at the University of North Texas, President Neal Smatresk and volunteers spread out across campus to greet students, help with directions and pass out goodies.
“The energy of the first day of classes is irresistible,” Smatresk said. “As thousands of students are walking by, I can see their hopes and dreams — whether they are freshmen just starting or seniors who are ready to graduate.”
Yoofi Honny, UNT computer engineer...
Friday, August 18, 2023
Students who experienced foster care get a fresh start at UNT
DENTON (UNT), Texas — A group of students at the University of North Texas received fresh looks and dorm room makeovers thanks to a new partnership supporting foster care alumni as they start college.
UNT’s Persevere Until Success Happens (PUSH) program and the nonprofit Greater Than Expectations Inc. came together to provide seven freshmen a day of pampering and transformation. The students were treated to massages, manicures and haircuts while...
Tuesday, August 15, 2023
New endowment for Student Veteran Services
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Student Veteran Services at the University of North Texas will receive a helping hand thanks to a historic gift. The Denton chapter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) — in partnership with their families — gifted the program with a $25,000 endowment.
“This is a special moment for us,” UNT President Neal Smatresk said. “We are so grateful for all you’ve done for us. Your generosity is amazing.”
Veterans of Foreign Wars is a nonprofit organization made of local chapters or “posts” that...