Monday, April 24, 2023
UNT Speech and Debate Team wraps up successful season at national tournament
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas’s Speech and Debate Team competed at the National Forensic Association’s 50th Championship Tournament. The National Forensic Association (NFA) is an American intercollegiate organization designed to promote excellence in public speaking and debate.
Junior and team co-president, Alaia Snell, a double major in English and economics, shared why she loves being on the UNT Debate Team.
“I love that this team is invested in advocacy,” said Snell. “I can bring my love of research and use my voice to be an advocate for what I believe...
Tuesday, April 11, 2023
UNT launching project to train teachers, speech-language pathologists to better serve students with autism
DENTON (UNT), Texas — University of North Texas professors have earned a $1.24 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to train special education teachers and speech-language pathologists to better serve students with autism spectrum disorder.
Friday, April 7, 2023
UNT alumna Ramona Washington with more than 20 years experience named UNT Police Chief
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Ramona Washington, a UNT alumna and law enforcement professional with more than 20 years experience, will serve as the next police chief for the University of North Texas Police Department, effective June 1, 2023.
“Ramona embodies the professionalism and community-centric focus that we desire in a police chief to lead this department, oversee the safety of our campus, and connect with our students, faculty, staff and guests,” said Clayton Gibson, UNT’s vice president for finance and administration. “She has spent most of her career with UNT Police because this c...
Thursday, April 6, 2023
UNT welcomes pioneering researcher and inventor as new College of Engineering dean
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas named Paul S. Krueger the new dean of its College of Engineering. His appointment begins June 1.
UNT’s College of Engineering is a leader in research and education, with an expansive research enterprise that includes additive manufacturing, cybersecurity and bioengineering, as well as government-funded initiatives in national defense, response analysis and nuclear waste storage. As dean, Krueger will oversee the college’s local and global partnerships and...
Friday, March 24, 2023
America’s Got Talent winner to perform spoken word at UNT
What: Brandon Leake at the University of North Texas as part of the Mary Jo and V. Lane Rawlins Fine Arts Series.
When: 7 p.m. April 4, 2023 (Tuesday)
Where: University Union Lyceum, 1155 Union Circle, Denton, Texas
Cost: Tickets are free for UNT students and cost $5 for a student guest ticket (limit one); $10 for UNT staff, faculty, and alumni; and $15 for the general public. Tickets can be pu...
Wednesday, March 22, 2023
Lisa McIntyre to join UNT as vice provost for student success
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas has named Lisa McIntyre its new vice provost for student success.
McIntyre will lead UNT’s strategic efforts to support students throughout their academic journey and prepare them for career success. In this role, she will oversee efforts such as academic advising, the UNT Learning Center, summer bridge programs and other strategic retention initiatives, academic integrity, the Student Perceptions of Teaching (SPOT) program and more. She also will manage the review process for UNT’s many centers and institutes, lead professional dev...
Friday, March 10, 2023
CVAD welcomes artist Emmy Bright for the Spring, Summer 2023 exhibition
Friday, March 10, 2023
Award-winning educator and leader tapped to lead UNT’s College of Science
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas named John Quintanilla its new dean for its College of Science.
Quintanilla, who has been serving as interim dean of the college since last June, will step into the role permanently, effective April 1.
Since he first joined UNT in 1996 as a faculty member in the Department of Mathematics, Quintanilla has made tremendous contributions to the university community in various roles. Over the years, he has he...
Wednesday, March 8, 2023
UNT names Albert Bimper new executive dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas announced Albert Bimper as its new executive dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, which is UNT’s largest college with more than 8,000 students. He will oversee more than 22 academic departments and programs, including anthropology, geography and the environment, media arts and political science.
Bimper begins his new role at UNT July 1.
Wednesday, March 1, 2023
UNT names New College dean to continue growth of innovative programs at UNT at Frisco
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas named longtime UNT faculty leader Audhesh Paswan as dean of New College, effective March 1.
A professor of marketing, Paswan joined UNT in 1999 after a successful career in the advertising and consumer product industries. He served as account manager and planner in the advertising industry with HTA (JWT) and Clarion (McCann) and as brand manager in the pharmaceutical industry. Paswan has been the associate dean for academic affairs in UNT’s G. Brint Ryan Co...