2012 Winter

<p>Ashley Hinck talking with students</p>

Cover story

Navigating the Freshman Year

UNT helps first-year students adjust to college life, develop academic skills and discover their career path.

#Student Life, #Features, #2012 Winter

<p>President Lane Rawlins with Homecoming King</p>

From our president

An Agent of Change

UNT helps students transform their lives.

#President, #2012 Winter, #From Our President

<p>Talon supercomputer</p>

Parting shot

High-performance Computing System

Talon is expanding UNT's reach in computation-based research.

#Science/Research, #Featured Photo, #2012 Winter

<p>Golden Eagles of 1962 standing</p>

Golden Eagles

Golden Memories

Members of the Class of 1962 share their memories.

#Alumni Events, #Alumni life, #Homecoming, #Essays, #2012 Winter

<p>Laura Rusnok standing in front of airplane</p>

Finding Career Pathways

Turning Point

Students discover new career directions after transferring to UNT.

Written by: Jessica DeLeĆ³n

#Business, #Logistics, #Visual Arts and Design, #Features, #2012 Winter, #College of Business

<p>Mandy Griffith standing</p>

Alumni spotlight

Mandy Griffith

As a federal prosecutor, UNT alumna Mandy Griffith is combatting the exploitation of children.

Written by: Ellen Rossetti

#Department of Political Science, #Political Science, #2012 Winter, #Alumni Profiles

<p>Adriana D'Alba sitting in front of computers</p>

Program feature

UNT-UAEM Partnership

Two universities mark 10 years of research collaborations and cultural exchange.

Written by: Randena Hulstrand

#Information, #Materials Science and Engineering, #Political Science, #Visual Arts and Design, #Features, #2012 Winter

<p>People sitting at tables at dinner</p>

Founder's Circle

Legacy of Transformation

Founder's Circle recognizes donors whose contributions have a profound impact.

#giving impact, #Features, #2012 Winter

<p>Band marching on bridge</p>

Homecoming 2012

Once Upon a Homecoming

UNT campus enchanted by many events.

#Homecoming, #Traditions, #Features, #2012 Winter

<p>Green Brigade drumline performing at game</p>

Brilliantly Green

Champions in Soccer, Music

Mean Green soccer team, Green Brigade Drumline win big accolades.

#Athletics, #Music, #Brilliantly Green, #Campus News, #2012 Winter, #College of Music

<p>Ligon family standing</p>

Online Exclusive

Meet the Ligons

Design professor and his family live in Honors Hall to help students adjust to life away from home.

#Visual Arts and Design, #Visual Arts, #Online Extras, #2012 Winter, #College of Visual Arts and Design

<p>Amy Tuley</p>

Alumni spotlight

Tumbling into a Career

UNT alumna Amy Tuley performs with prestigious Los Angeles modern dance company.

#Dance and Theatre, #Department of Dance and Theatre, #Culture, #Dance & Theatre, #2012 Winter

<p>Super Pit basketball court</p>

Mean Green

Gifts for Facilities and Scholarships

The Mean Green basketball teams will have new amenities.

#Atheltics, #Athletics, #Mean Green Athletics, #2012 Winter

<p>Sgt. Steven Davidson standing</p>

Online Exclusive

2012 "Army Times" Soldier of the Year

UNT student veteran saves a fellow soldier's life, sets an example for others to follow.

#Hospitality and Tourism, #Online Extras, #2012 Winter, #College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism

<p>Pop Shuford sitting</p>

Dear North Texan

Journalism Days

Journalism alumni remember a favorite teacher -- Pop Shuford.

#Letters, #Letters, #2012 Winter, #Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

<p>Students standing with box of doughnuts</p>

Thanking Teachers

Honoring UNT's Excellent Faculty

UNT recognizes outstanding faculty for their contributions as teachers, scholars and mentors.

#Education, #English, #UNT News, #Campus News, #2012 Winter

<p>Football player in snow</p>

Dear North Texan

Homecoming Days

Readers remember snow, a memorable celebration and marching in the parade.

#Homecoming, #Letters, #Letters, #2012 Winter

<p>Craig Robertson and Lance Dunbar at football game</p>

Alumni spotlight

Mean Green Pros

UNT football standouts Craig Robertson and Lance Dunbar are now part of the NFL.

#Athletics, #Athletics, #Mean Green Athletics, #2012 Winter

<p>Robert L. Marquis Sr. and wife standing</p>

Dear North Texan

Pond Legacy

Reader ponders legacy of her grandfather, former UNT President Robert L. Marquis Sr.

#Letters, #Letters, #2012 Winter

<p>Craig and Kay Broeder with bike</p>

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

Helping Others

UNT alumnus Craig Broeder cycling for cancer research -- and breaking records.

Written by: Claudia Taylor

#Music, #Social Impact, #Music, #Features, #2012 Winter, #College of Music

<p>Melissa Rycroft and others holding mirror ball trophy</p>

Alumni spotlight

UNT Reality Stars

UNT alumna Melissa Rycroft danced her way to an all-star win.

#Business, #Television & Film, #Culture, #2012 Winter, #College of Business

<p>Bob Belden standing with bandmates</p>

Alumni spotlight

Jazz Big Dog Mentors Young Cats

UNT alumnus Bob Belden's CD features young UNT alumni and students.

#Music, #Music, #Culture, #2012 Winter, #College of Music

<p>Leah Hatfield talking with others</p>

UNT Alumni Association

Alumni Ambassadors

UNT alumna Leah Hatfield stays active on campus with new group.

#Alumni Life, #Alumni life, #UNT Alumni Association, #2012 Winter

<p>Illustration of third grade class picture</p>

Alumni spotlight

Drawing Attention

UNT alumnus Michael Bise wins $50K Hunting Prize for artists.

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

<p>Mahedevan Gomathisankaran holding computer</p>

Ask an Expert

Mahadevan Gomathisankaran

How can you safely shop online during the holiday season?

Written by: Randena Hulstrand

#Department of Computer Science and Engineering, #Engineering, #Science/Technology, #Ask an Expert, #Campus News, #2012 Winter

<p>Cynthia Mohr and students standing outside Edinburgh Castle</p>

Global Connection

Design Conference

UNT students attended the Group for International Design Education conference in Scotland.

#Visual Arts and Design, #Global Connection, #Campus News, #2012 Winter, #College of Visual Arts and Design