The 2012 annual convocation begins at 8:15 a.m. Sept. 6, in the University Union Silver Eagle Suite. Wear green, come early, enjoy continental breakfast at 7:45 a.m., and learn about successes and goals for the university.
Denton County Transportation Authority customers can learn about plans for service improvements at several public meetings. UNT will host DCTA at noon Sept. 5 in the University Union, Room 413. DCTA operates the UNT Shuttle, Connect bus service and the A Train.
M. Jean Keller has been appointed as the acting dean for the Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism. She replaces interim dean Roy Busby, who continues as associate dean in the school’s graduate program.
Angela Wilson, Regents Professor of chemistry, is featured in “Trailblazers of North American Research,” the September issue of International Innovation, a leading global journal and open access resource.
The Net-Centric Software and Systems Center received a 2012 Tech Titan of the Future award from the Metroplex Technology Business Council. The award recognizes higher education institutions in the Dallas-Fort Worth region who support students in engineering and technology. Krishna Kavi, professor of computer science and engineering is director.
Shelley Riggs, associate professor of psychology, and student researchers plan to recruit 200 veterans who are attending four year colleges and universities to learn how military experience affects their college experience.
Richard A. Dixon, a world-renowned specialist in metabolic engineering of plants and a member of the National Academy of Sciences, will join UNT in 2013. Recruitment for prominent research faculty began in 2008, when the cluster model was established.
Find a new selection of shirts - this year at a lower cost - from vendors associated with Printing and Distribution Solutions. Employees can brand their shirts with approved university logos, a department acronym, or the department name. Learn how to submit an order.
National honor society Phi Kappa Phi awarded a $2,000 literacy grant for the the UNT One University/One Community Computer Literacy Initiative, which aims to improve computer skills of employees in the President's EDGE program.
Research by Patricia Cukor-Avila, associate professor of linguistics, and her students, found that Texans can easily distinguish dialects from around the state. But, hey, ya'll, non-Texans think we all sound the same.
The Department of Dance and Theatre will present a family-friendly production of "Cinderella," directed by department chair Lorenzo Garcia. Denton ISD students will attend two weekday performances. Enter to win a pair of tickets.
The University of North Texas, the largest, most comprehensive university in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, is one of the best colleges in the West, according to The Princeton Review, a nationally known education services company.
UNT Libraries will hand out free pocket-size copies of the U.S. Constitution Sept. 17 at Wooten Hall and Willis Library, 3rd floor. The day is the 225th anniversary of the Constitution of the United States. Learn more.
The code of conduct governs all employees responsible for educational loans according to federal regulations. Even if you are not in the Student Financial Aid and Scholarship office, you need to be aware of this code.
James Thurman, assistant professor of metalsmithing and jewelry, in the College of Visual Arts and Design, hopes to receive a grant to support a women's cooperative in southeastern Turkey. Vote for his project by Sept. 19.
Join the Denton Chapter of the UNT Alumni Association at a scholarship fundraiser Sept. 15 at the Alumni Pavilion in Apogee Stadium. After the event - an Oktoberfest beer tasting - stay to watch the televised football game versus Kansas State. Learn more, buy tickets.