2012 Spring

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Cover story

UNT Alumni Working Together

UNT’s academic and creative opportunities breed friendships and innovative partnerships.

Written by: Adrienne Nettles

#Music, #Music, #Cover Stories, #2012 Spring

The Last Word

’Fessor Graham’s Dancer

Gene Pflug ('51) reflects on 'Fessor Graham's influence on his early tap dancing career.

Written by: Gene Pflug (’51)

#2012 Spring, #Essays

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From our president

Four Bold Steps Forward

New strategic plan will help UNT rise to the top.

#President, #UNT News, #2012 Spring, #From Our President

Plant Science

Signaling Mechanisms in Plants

Groundbreaking research earns UNT a national reputation in plant science.

#College of Science, #Department of Biological Sciences, #Science/Technology, #2012 Spring

Parting Shot

A Green Light to Greatness

UNT unveiled its four bold goals Feb. 13 with its new five-year strategic plan and theme line.

#Campus News, #2012 Spring

Power of Research

Pushing the Boundaries

UNT continues to make strides in innovative research, scholarship and creativity.

#Science/Technology, #2012 Spring

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Program feature

Honors College

A community of high-achieving scholars goes above and beyond.

Written by: Nancy Kolsti

#Honors College, #Features, #2012 Spring, #Honors College

Rich Emerlin in police gear

Alumni Spotlight

Rich Emberlin

Alumnus Rich Emberlin, Dallas police detective and reality TV celebrity, remembers his UNT roots.

Written by: Megan Beck

#Alumni Spotlight, #Business, #2012 Spring, #College of Business

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Excellence in education

A Green Light to Greatness

UNT unveils new strategic plan and theme line.

Written by: Ernestine Bousquet

#Campus News, #UNT News, #Campus News, #2012 Spring

Ask an Expert

David McEntire

How can you prepare for an emergency?

Written by: Adrienne Nettles

#Social Impact, #2012 Spring, #College of Information

Dear North Texan

Memorable Teachers

Former music student reflects on her faculty members.

#Letters, #2012 Spring, #College of Music

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International Images

Winning Photographer

UNT alumnus Spike Johnson named 2011 College Photographer of the Year award.

#Journalism, #Culture, #2012 Spring, #Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

Campus Events

New Perspectives

UNT brings cultural and intellectual opportunities to students and community members.

#Culture, #2012 Spring

Scholarship Recipients

Alums Earn Scholarships

Alums receive $2,500 Educational Administration Scholarships.

#2012 Spring, #College of Education

Campus News

LEED Certification

Business Leadership Building becomes third LEED certified building on campus.

#Campus News, #2012 Spring, #College of Business

NSF Research

Solar Energy Research

Chemistry and Materials Science and Engineering professor Francis D’Souza receives grant.

#Science/Technology, #2012 Spring, #College of Engineering

Alumni Spotlight

Magic Maker

Celebrated magician Paul Osborne (’70) worked his way through college doing magic shows.

Written by: Brooke Nottingham (ʼ11)

#2012 Spring, #Alumni Profiles

Voice Acting

Dream Defender

Daniel Garcia (’08) is the voice of Zane in the 3-D DirectTV cartoon Dream Defenders.

#Culture, #2012 Spring

Alumni Spotlight

Returning the Favor

Tait Cruse (’89) credits UNT for successes. Today, he’s giving back to UNT.

Written by: Leslie Wimmer

#2012 Spring, #Alumni Profiles, #College of Business

Big Awards

Oscar and Grammy News

Two alumni had a role in Oscar- and Grammy-winning projects this year.

#Campus News, #2012 Spring

Alumni Spotlight

Texas Sports Hall of Famer

Texas' winningest high school football coach receives honors.

#2012 Spring, #Alumni Profiles

Mean Green

Sun Belt Conference Tournament

Mean Green basketball makes big with tournament play.

#Athletics, #2012 Spring

Alumni Spotlight

A Family Affair

For the Hill family, graduation proved to be a family affair.

Written by: Jessica DeLeón

#2012 Spring, #Alumni Profiles

Faculty Honors

National Education Fellow

Arminta Jacobson was named a fellow by the National Council on Family Relations.

#Department of Educational Psychology, #Campus News, #2012 Spring, #College of Education

Winning Poet

Texas Laureate

As 2012 Texas Poet Laureate, Jan Seale (ʼ69 M.A.) shares gift with others.

Written by: Jessica DeLeón

#Culture, #2012 Spring

Star Student

Intel Finalist

TAMS student Kurtis Carsch was named one of 40 finalists in the 2012 Intel Science Talent Search.

#Campus News, #2012 Spring, #Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science

Alumni Spotlight

Dust and Distance

St. Louis-based artist Jill Downen creates installation at the UNT Art Gallery.

#Visual Arts, #Culture, #2012 Spring, #College of Visual Arts and Design

UNT Alumni Association

Senior Barbecue Picnic

UNT hosts second annual Senior Barbecue Picnic at the Alumni Center.

#Alumni Life, #UNT Alumni Association, #2012 Spring

Global Connection

Intensive English Language Institute

Faculty, staff and alumni change lives through institute.

#Global Connection, #Social Impact, #2012 Spring