Wednesday, November 28, 2018
UNT College of Music hosts International Festival of Czech Music celebrating the centennial anniversary of the foundation of Czechoslovakia
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
UNT BioDiscovery Institute team develops ways to improve the environmental footprint of alfalfa for livestock
A team of scientists in the University of North Texas’ BioDiscovery Institute, led by College of Science professor and Royal Society Fellow Richard Dixon, has developed ways for the common alfalfa plant to produce types of tannin that will allow for better digestion by sheep and cattle with less release of environmentally unfriendly greenhouse gasses.
“Alfalfa is high in protein and makes a great forage crop. But, too much alfalfa isn’t necessarily good...
Friday, November 16, 2018
Events, Experts on the Menu for Thanksgiving Festivities
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Special Thanksgiving feasts are on the menu next week for the University of North Texas community, including a Thanksgiving dinner for students who have never experienced one, as well as a special vegan meal for students who don’t eat animal products such as turkey or eggs.
Additionally, several UNT experts are available to comment on Thanksgiving topics ranging from ways to host a holiday shindig to tips for picking the perfect wine.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT THANKSGIVING DINNER
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
UNT students will attempt world’s longest podcast this week
DENTON (UNT), Texas – A group of students at the University of North Texas will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the longest live audio stream this week.
Beginning 4 p.m. Nov. 15 (Thursday), students in the Department of Media Arts will live stream from a lecture hall in the university’s Radio, TV, Film & Performing Arts building. Their goal is to live stream through 2:30 a.m. Nov. 18 (Sunday). That would go beyond the ...
Monday, November 12, 2018
OLLI at UNT reaches membership goal, receives $1 million endowment
DENTON (UNT), Texas - When Stephanie Reinke came on board as the director of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of North Texas in September 2017, she had a clear mission — exceed 500 members and meet other funding criteria by the end of August 2018 in order to be eligible to apply for a $1 million endowment from the The Bernard Osher Foundation.
OLLI at UNT not only met that goal but they exceeded it with a current membership of more than 600....
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...