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Upcycled Halloween costumes
Friday, October 13, 2017

University of North Texas design students have an unusual class presentation – a Halloween costume exhibit featuring outfits they designed to benefit charity.

 

Friday, October 13, 2017

The University of North Texas and Collin College will participate in Education Design Lab’s Seamless Transfer Pathways Design Challenge, a 15-month design process exploring ways for students seeking a bachelor degree to transition smoothly from a community college to a four-year institution.  

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Four University of North Texas faculty members will be among the educators celebrated for their dedication to excellence through research, service and education. The awards will be presented during the sixth annual Salute to Faculty Excellence Awards Dinner & Ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 20 (Friday) at the University Union’s Emerald Eagle Ballroom.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Qawwali began more than 700 years ago as a musical tradition to deliver inspirational messages to devotees inside a shrine – a place where Sufi Muslims with mystical beliefs would seek the truth of divine love and knowledge. It is rarely heard outside of those sacred walls. Now the University of North Texas College of Music is bringing direct descendants of some of the original Qawwali singers to the Recital Hall in the Music Building, 415 S. Ave. C, at 8 p.m. Nov. 2 (Thursday) to perform their spiritual craft.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The rally will increase awareness and understanding of substance use and mental health issues of college and university students, and also awareness of resources on campuses where students can receive help.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Robert L. Bland, a longtime faculty member in the Department of Public Administration, will be honored at the annual conference of the International City/County Management Association Oct. 22-25.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

A key architect for the Texas Department of Transportation's new Texas Freight Mobility Plan will speak at UNT's annual Logistics Scholarship Breakfst.

The United States Navy Band Commodores – one of only five professional big bands
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The United States Navy Band Commodores – one of only five professional big bands in the U.S – and Christian McBride, a four-time Grammy-winning jazz virtuoso who’s one of the most recorded musicians of his generation, will each join the One O’Clock Lab Band for concerts this fall.

Monday, October 9, 2017

The University of North Texas College of Music Division of Jazz Studies is continuing to celebrate its 70th year by partnering with The Dallas Foundation for “Jazz on the Green” at Klyde Warren Park, located at 2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway in Dallas. The free concerts will be held from 7-9 p.m. on successive Thursdays beginning Oct. 26 and will feature some of the top talent in the UNT jazz program – including the Grammy-nominated One O’Clock Lab Band.

A three-CD boxset tribute to Jim Riggs – “Airstream Artistry: Jim Riggs’ Best of
Thursday, October 5, 2017

Jim Riggs and Jay Saunders have dedicated their lives to the University of North Texas – first as students, then as directors of College of Music lab bands before retiring. They are now being honored by the Division of Jazz Studies with the release of “Best of the Two,” two CD boxsets featuring music they directed and recorded while professors and jazz bandleaders.

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