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Edible Book Festival  

The International Edible Book Festival was celebrated in UNT's Rare Book Room April 1. French gastronome Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, famous for his book Physiologie du goût, was born on that day in 1755. During the annual event, edible books are exhibited and eaten from 2 to 4 p.m. around the world.

photo by Ida Castillo


  First Great UNT Cleanup and Beautification Day

The First Great UNT Cleanup and Beautification Day took place April 5. More than 275 volunteers spent the morning on various projects around campus, including planting trees, cleaning and preparing flowerbeds, painting a concrete wall along Eagle Drive and picking up litter on campus and in the Fry Street area.

photo by Amy Hubbard


Spring Fling  

Dancing was the order of the day at the Spring Fling on campus April 10, sponsored by the Traditions Committee of the University Program Council. The end-of-the-school-year festival featured face painting, caricature artists, food and live music.

photo by Ida Castillo


Harry J. Joe  

Harry J. Joe ('70) of Jenkins & Gilchrist was the guest speaker at this year's Honors Day ceremony April 11. The annual convocation recognizes outstanding students and faculty.

photo by Angilee Wilkerson



Judy Shepard  

Judy Shepard, mother of slain hate crime victim Matthew Shepard, spoke at UNT April 22 as the first speaker in UNT's new “Beyond Getting Along” series on diversity.

photo by Ida Castillo


spring commencement  

About 1,300 students participated in spring commencement ceremonies May 10 in the Coliseum. Thomas J. Engibous, chair, president and CEO of Texas Instruments Inc., was the featured speaker.

photo by Angilee Wilkerson





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