Established in 1990 at UNT, the biannual American Literary Review is a showcase of diverse genres and styles. The finest crafted stories, essays and poems are selected from upwards of 800 general entries each year submitted from around the country, with additional entries received for the annual short fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry contests.
Bobby Lewis ('12 M.F.A.), adjunct instructor of radio, television and film, wanted to make a movie that proves everyone has a story. He found that subject in Earl Thompson, a janitor who works in UNT's University Union.
Sara Masetti's ('13 M.F.A.) film, Undocumented Dreams — made for her master's degree in documentary film production and studies — has earned the Rising Star Award at the Canada International Film Fest in Vancouver and an Award of Merit at the Best Shorts Competition online.
UNT libraries celebrated a milestone of 1 million digitized Texas newspaper pages online. UNT begins offering a new bachelor's degree in ecology for environmental science. UNT students built a Formula SAE series race car from scratch
Students taking the course "Introduction to Sub-Antarctic Biocultural Conservation" at UNT now can explore wildlife and culture in the sub-Arctic region of Alaska as well as the sub-Antarctic region of Chile thanks to a new partnership between UNT and the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Through a grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, Guido Verbeck, associate professor of chemistry, will study the differences in the way cancerous and non-cancerous cells metabolize -- work that will help researchers develop treatments and possibly cures.