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Winter 2007 vol. 57 no. 4

The North Texan Summer 2007 issue vol. 57 no. 4

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Winter features UNT's new provost, the Emerald Eagle Scholars program, classes designed for the next generation of learning and a musician who passed the Frank Zappa test.

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A University on the Move
New provost plans to build on UNT's strengths.
— By Carolyn Bobo

Zappa University
Playing in Frank Zappa's band was Art Barrow's one goal.
— By Ellen Rossetti

Emerald Eagle Scholars
Financial support, mentors and campus involvement combine for student success.
— By Michelle Hale

The Next Generation
Course redesign program changes the face of large lecture classes.
— By Kelley Reese




Check out Midlake's MTV tour of Denton. The band members are former UNT students.


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Alumni Items
Aces of Collegeland
North Texas Exes:

Class Notes

Friends We'll Miss



Retracing a river
Science and creative writing merge on the Brazos as faculty and students remember Goodbye to a River

Navy comes to town
NCAA records fall in the Mean Green's first meeting with the Midshipmen

Homecoming 2007
Photos and stories from the Hall of Fame ceremony (including recognition for Hayden Fry's 1977 Mean Green football team), the marching band reunion and the annual spirit march and bonfire

Lab 2007 marks 40 years of jazz albums, William and Rosalie tell their story of Holocaust survival, the Eagles' Long Road pays off

What's Been Happening
Czech music tour, Family Weekend, William and Rosalie Schiff, new residence halls



Read letters about faculty tributes, javelin records and Hector and Agnes. Or send in your own letter to the editor.


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eagle tale

Golden Eagles remember: Registration lines, Pat Boone and Abner Haynes

time tracks

Lights, camera, action
Necessary Roughness and Split Image turned the campus into a movie set

Necessary Roughness photos
Movie, TV and sports stars came to Denton for the 1991 shoot

Down the Corridor
Woman suffrage, Guy Lombardo, Peyton Place, M*A*S*H finale, TAMS birthday


UNT news

New regents

New regents
Governor appoints Don A. Buchholz ('52), Gwyn Shea and Jack A. Wall ('64) to UNT System board

New vice presidents
Posts filled for institutional equity and diversity, finance and administration, and research

UNT Grammy nominations
Faculty and alumni among nominees for 50th annual music awards

Nepal field school
Geography and environmental engineering class spending holidays in Kathmandu

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