The band, including former music students Paul Alexander, Joey McClellan, Eric Nichelson, Eric Pulido and McKenzie Smith, was the subject of the documentary Midlake: Live in Denton, TX. Other members are opening restaurants and a music school/rehearsal space.
Pockrus received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to study in China, while Fick was awarded a fellowship from the Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst/German Academic Exchange Service to conduct research in Germany.
Smartphone users can tell friends and the world about their surrounding space with apps such as Foursquare, Google Maps, Facebook, Instagram and Yelp. Jordan Frith, assistant professor of technical communication, explores their impact in Smartphones as Locative Media.
Economics: From the Dismal Science to the Moral Science, The Moral Economics of Kendall P. Cochran compiles the writings of Cochran, who served as professor and chair of the economics department at UNT from 1957 to 1988.
In his latest book, A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire, history professor Geoffrey Wawro fills in a neglected but crucial aspect of World War I: the disastrous diplomacy, strategy and military performance of Austria-Hungary.
Tyler is off to a great start with her career as a photo editor. She is working in the Steven A. Baron Work Scholar Program, where she will work with photographers, editors and designers on the production and editing of Aperture-published photobooks.
McMahon is a children's music performer who has released three CDs and two DVDs and won three Emmy Awards from the Lone Star Emmy chapter. He also co-owns a graphic design firm, plays in the Elvis-inspired band Graceland Ninjaz and has started a charity in honor of his mother.