2012 Winter

Ashley Hinck talking with students

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

President Lane Rawlins with Homecoming King

From our president

An Agent of Change

UNT helps students transform their lives.

#President, #2012 Winter, #From Our President

Talon supercomputer

Parting shot

High-performance Computing System

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

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

Golden Eagles of 1962 standing

Golden Eagles

Golden Memories

Members of the Class of 1962 share their memories.

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

Laura Rusnok standing in front of airplane

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, #G. Brint Ryan College of Business, #2012 Winter

Mandy Griffith standing

Alumni spotlight

Mandy Griffith

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

Written by: Ellen Rossetti

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

Adriana D'Alba sitting in front of computers

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

People sitting at tables at dinner

Founder's Circle

Legacy of Transformation

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

#giving impact, #Features, #2012 Winter

Band marching on bridge

Homecoming 2012

Once Upon a Homecoming

UNT campus enchanted by many events.

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

Green Brigade drumline performing at game

Brilliantly Green

Champions in Soccer, Music

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

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

Ligon family standing

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

Amy Tuley

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

Super Pit basketball court

Mean Green

Gifts for Facilities and Scholarships

The Mean Green basketball teams will have new amenities.

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

Sgt. Steven Davidson standing

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

Pop Shuford sitting

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

Students standing with box of doughnuts

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

Football player in snow

Dear North Texan

Homecoming Days

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

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

Craig Robertson and Lance Dunbar at football game

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

Robert L. Marquis Sr. and wife standing

Dear North Texan

Pond Legacy

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

#Letters, #Letters, #2012 Winter

Craig and Kay Broeder with bike

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

Helping Others

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

Written by: Claudia Taylor

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

Melissa Rycroft and others holding mirror ball trophy

Alumni spotlight

UNT Reality Stars

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

#Business, #Television & Film, #Culture, #G. Brint Ryan College of Business, #2012 Winter

Bob Belden standing with bandmates

Alumni spotlight

Jazz Big Dog Mentors Young Cats

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

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

Leah Hatfield talking with others

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

Illustration of third grade class picture

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

Mahedevan Gomathisankaran holding computer

Ask an Expert

Mahadevan Gomathisankaran

How can you safely shop online during the holiday season?

Written by: Randena Hulstrand

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

Cynthia Mohr and students standing outside Edinburgh Castle

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