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Fall 2006 vol. 56 no. 3

The North Texan Fall 2006 issue vol. 56 no. 3

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Our fall issue features a new president, faculty appreciation, a Baldrige award winner and a natural educator.

Join us for Homecoming the weekend of Oct. 6-7.

feature stories

Beyond North Texas
New president emphasizes global influence.
-- By Kelley Reese and Ellen Rossetti

A Winning Team
Ex-quarterback leads his business to the Malcolm Baldrige award.
-- By Nancy Kolsti

Educator in the Wilderness
The woods of New Hampshire serve as Tim Smith's schoolhouse.
-- By Ellen Rossetti

The Influential Faculty Awards
UNT professors past and present win praise from our readers.



Mean Green Scene
Wide receiver Zach Muzzy talks about preseason training, playing at home and away, and the secret of being a successful student in our narrated slideshow.



The Lore of the Rings
Visit our interactive map for news of North Texas class rings lost, found and returned.



alumni news  

Alumni Items
Hot reed section

North Texas Exes: Web access and new chapters

Class Notes

Friends We'll Miss



Speeches, the president and the press, Broadway sets, Texas nature writing, organbuilders, Maya forest, children's tales, Booples

What's Been Happening
New president, new students, victory over SMU



Read letters about Rosebud, Pearl, Bruce, Jerry and Gato, among others. Or send in your own letter to the editor.


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eagle tale

Trumpet guide: Trumpeter Marvin Stamm pays tribute to Professor John Haynie.

time tracks

Mean Green Machine:
A 1960s physics project makes a hit at Homecoming

Machine shots:
More photos of the physics "Beast"

Down the Corridor
Hitching posts, 25-cent haircuts, Elvis "fad," Luke and Laura, burnt burger


UNT news

Albino squirrel

photo by Autumn Gebhart

Enrollment increase
The unofficial fall headcount reached another all-time high

New interim dean
Thomas Evenson named to College of Public Affairs and Community Service post

'Baby' is no more
Luck ran out for UNT's celebrated albino squirrel

AAA award
UNT recognized for efforts to prevent drinking and driving

Fashion on Main
New Dallas exhibition space showcases Texas Fashion Collection items

Recent deaths
Winfree L. Brown, former UNT regent

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