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Winter 2006 vol. 56 no. 4

The North Texan Winter 2006 issue vol. 56 no. 4

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Winter brings news of alumni in military bands, a former interim chancellor and a 101-year-old poet, as well as a wrap-up of Homecoming.

Seven overtimes and more
Check out news and photos from this year's history-making Homecoming. And don't miss the parade.

feature stories

Everyone Loves a Parade
UNT families enjoy Homecoming on the square.
— By Nancy Kolsti

Melodic Military Eagles
Traveling, meeting veterans, performing for heads of state are perks for alumni in the nation's service bands.
— By Rafael McDonnell

A Career Beyond Measure
Students and stability are highlights for Howard Smith, former ad interim chancellor and education mentor.
— By Cass Bruton

'Life is a Gift'
101-year-old graduate shares wisdom through poetry.
— By Rafael McDonnell


Mavericks Fever slideshow


Mavs Fever
Our slideshow features the Dallas Mavericks' preseason training camp at UNT.



alumni news  

Alumni Items
Hall of Famers

Green Jacket jaunt

North Texas Exes: Gulf Coast award

Class Notes

Friends We'll Miss



The Daily turns 90, President Bataille celebrates her first UNT Homecoming and the Mean Green win in a record-tying seven overtimes

Texas natives, media management, children's stories, music, bios, sci-fi

What's Been Happening
Maya Angelou, astronomy moves, Family Weekend, hip-hop visitors, Chestnut Hall construction



Read letters about the Mean Green Machine, influential faculty, Chilton Hall and a slide-sharing offer, among others. Or send in your own letter to the editor.


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eagle tale

Golden memory: A Golden Eagle remembers sledding, water fights and Saturday nights

time tracks

Health matters:
The 1918 influenza epidemic kicks off campus medical services

Spanish flu:
Information about the disease and advice for avoiding it from the Oct. 10, 1918, Campus Chat

Down the Corridor
Furniture company embalming, gas masks, Panhandle blizzard, fashion donation, coed controversy


UNT news

Todd Dodge

Todd Dodge

New head coach
Southlake Carroll's Todd Dodge will lead the Mean Green

Presidential tour
UNT President Gretchen Bataille takes to the road to meet alumni around the country

Federal funds
Defense appropriation earmarks $4 million for UNT nanotechnology research

Arts of Fashion 2006
National fashion event brings international designers to campus

Military history
Department of History's annual seminar named for Alfred F. Hurley

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