2009 Fall

Woodruff Family

COVER STORY

A Family Tradition

With a rich lineage, UNT’s family grows green pride as new generations of alumni write their own chapters in our story.

Written by: Randena Hulstrand

#2009 Fall, #Features

NEW INITIATIVES

Grandparents University and Emeritus College

In the true spirit of promoting lifelong learning, UNT debuts two new programs.

#2009 Fall, #Campus News

Alumni spotlight

Redefining Culture

UNT alumni use creativity to tap into America’s consciousness.

Written by: Ernestine Bousquet

#Alumni Profiles, #2009 Fall, #Features

The Last Word

Returning Home

Gerald “Jerry” Ringe (’05) reflects on musical experiences.

Written by: Gerald “Jerry” Ringe (’05)

#2009 Fall, #Essays, #College of Music

ATHLETICS

Growing Champions

Pride in the Mean Green grows with top honors and a future that includes a new stadium.

#2009 Fall, #Athletics, #Mean Green Athletics

From Our President

Offering Endless Opportunities

At UNT, we truly are turning promise into progress.

#2009 Fall, #Essays

parting shot

Texas Governor's School

The event brought more than 100 academically gifted high school students to campus.

#2009 Fall, #Essays

RESEARCH

Research Earns UNT Recognition

UNT's research profile is rising, thanks to more dollars, new facilities and high-profile faculty...

#Department of Computer Science and Engineering, #2009 Fall, #Campus News, #Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Alumni spotlight

John Bramblitt

Alumnus views the world through his paintings after losing his sight.

Written by: Megan Beck

#2009 Fall, #Features

Karen Cogan

Ask an Expert

Karen Cogan

How do you reduce stress once the vacation's over?

#2009 Fall, #Ask an Expert, #Department of Psychology

FILM

Film Explores Counterculture Figure

A 1960s counterculture figure who lived with Andy Warhol is the subject of "Philip's Shadow."

#Television & Film, #2009 Fall, #Culture, #Department of Radio, Television and Film

Online Extra

Wood Family Legacy at UNT

Clarence “Woody” Wood and Mary Ellen Standley Wood met and fell in love at North Texas.

#2009 Fall, #Features, #College of Music

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Souvenirs

Readers share their favorite UNT souvenirs from over the years.

#2009 Fall, #Letters

FILM

Documentary Receives Top Honors

"Nowhere But Texas 2" received top honors from the national Gracie Awards this summer.

#Television & Film, #2009 Fall, #Culture

FILM

Overcoming it All

Alumna focuses on helping women feel empowered.

#Television & Film, #2009 Fall, #Culture

MUSIC

World Saxophone Congress

The One O'Clock Lab Band performed at the 15th World Saxophone Congress.

#2009 Fall, #Music, #Culture, #College of Music

Global Connection

Scholars Explore Costa Rica

During a two-week trip, 14 Emerald Eagle Scholars explored the Costa Rican rainforest.

#Honors College, #Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science, #2009 Fall, #Global Connection

faculty spotlight

Piano Man

Professor Emeritus of music and former student Bob Rogers happily transcribes sheet music.

Written by: Elizabeth Knighten

#2009 Fall, #College of Music

Alumni spotlight

Professional Matchmaker

Matching active singles for low pressure lunch dates is the mission of UNT alumna Irene LaCota.

Written by: Michelle Hale

#Alumni Profile, #2009 Fall, #Features

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Rings Full Circle

Reader shares story of designing official UNT class ring.

#2009 Fall, #Letters

Brilliantly Green

Great Things are Happening at UNT

College of Music students won the International Trombone Quartet Competition.

#Department of Chemistry, #2009 Fall, #Brilliantly Green

Alumni spotlight

Classroom to Catwalk

UNT alumna pits her designing skills against 15 others on hit show Project Runway.

Written by: Michelle Hale

#2009 Fall, #Culture, #Fashion, #College of Visual Arts and Design

Alumni spotlight

Doing More

Reaching out a helping hand is second nature to Constance Lacy (’98).

Written by: Elizabeth Knighten

#2009 Fall, #Features