More than 400 reporters, writers, editors, publishers and educators celebrated the Pulitzer Prize's 100th anniversary in July during the annual Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference. The event highlighted "A Century of Excellence" and evaluated how Pulitzer Prize-winning stories have become an integral component of democracy.
For research that was inspired by her personal experiences, Nydia Sánchez, a doctoral student in higher education from Brownsville and a Gates Millennium Scholar, has won the prestigious National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship for the 2016-17 academic year.
Ingrid Panameno ('16), an aspiring development economist, philanthropist and spring graduate, received a $30,500 Rotary Global Grant that will enable her to study at the London School of Economics and Political Science during the 2016-17 academic year.
John W. Richmond, director of the Glenn Korff School of Music in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been named the dean of UNT's College of Music.