2014 Fall

cover story

Farm-to-Table

UNT alumni are part of movement to provide locally produced fresh food and create healthier communities.

Written by: Jessica DeLeón

#Business, #Food/Spirits, #Features, #2014 Fall

the last word

Responsibility to Give Back

Mark J. Merki ('91, '91 M.S.), CPA, shares why volunteering with Mentor Denton is important.

Written by: Mark J. Merki ('91, '91 M.S.), CPA

#Volunteering, #Essays, #2014 Fall

parting shot

Mean Green Pride on the Road

Take your Mean Green pride on the road wherever you go with a UNT license plate.

#Essays, #2014 Fall

from our president

Planting the Seeds of Change

New action plan will guide UNT's yearly accomplishments.

#Letters, #2014 Fall

Mean Green

Building on Momentum

In their second season in Conference USA, Mean Green vie for another bowl win.

#Athletics, #Athletics, #Mean Green Athletics, #2014 Fall

Power of Place

New Greek Life Center

UNT's newest facility gives fraternities and sororities a place to call home on Greek Row.

#Spaces, #Campus News, #2014 Fall

STATE OF THE UNIVERSITY

President Delivers Annual Address

President Neal Smatresk unveiled the top priorities for the 2014-15 year.

#Campus News, #2014 Fall

Program feature

Forensic Science

Alumni use their scientific training to unravel mysteries of the past and help solve crimes.

Written by: Leslie Minton

#Careers, #College of Science, #Science/Technology, #Features, #2014 Fall

<p>Lane Cardwell</p>

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

Lane Cardwell

Hospitality alum shares winning recipe for building successful restaurant brands.

Written by: Nancy Kolsti

#Alumni Profile, #Hospitality and Tourism, #Features, #2014 Fall, #College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism

<p>Maggie Noel</p>

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

Overhauling the Image of Golf

Maggie Noel ('10) is attracting a new, diverse golfing crowd with her unique style.

Written by: Megan Middleton

#Athletics, #2014 Fall

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

Photography Alum Wins Award

Jonathan A. Molina-Garcia ('14) won the Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Arts Award.

#Journalism, #Visual Arts, #Culture, #2014 Fall, #Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

<p>Steve Wozniak</p>

SPECIAL EVENTS

Apple Guru Steve Wozniak Visits UNT

The Silicon Valley icon shared his expertise as part of UNT's Distinguished Lecture Series.

#Science/Technology, #Special Events, #Campus News, #2014 Fall

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

Meet Your Nerdy Best Friend

For Beth Ziesenis ('90), being nerdy has perks -- including making her a favorite speaker.

Written by: Lauren Frock

#Alumni Profile, #Journalism, #Department of Psychology, #2014 Fall

<p>Aleksander Hemon</p>

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

Acclaimed Writer Named 2014-15 Artist-in-Residence

Aleksander Hemon will visit campus five times during the academic year.

#Books, #Books, #Culture, #2014 Fall

online extra

Quintuplets Start Freshman Year

The Diaz siblings settle in at UNT as they begin their college journey.

Written by: Jessica DeLeón

#Online Extras, #2014 Fall

online extra

Reclassifying Understudied Art

Are medieval rock-cut temples in southern India sculpture or architecture?

Written by: Jessica Mitchell

#Department of History, #Research, #Online Extras, #2014 Fall

global connection

Information Science Abroad

Students in the College of Information help libraries around the world.

#Global, #Global Connection, #2014 Fall, #College of Information

<p>Samra Bufkins</p>

ASK AN EXPERT

Samra Bufkins

How can you use social media to advance your career?

Written by: Lauren Frock

#Journalism, #Ask an Expert, #2014 Fall, #Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

Green Pride

Love Your Mean Green, Win Prizes

UNT launched a new Mean Green Pride campaign to celebrate wearing green on Fridays.

#Toulouse School of Graduate Studies, #Green Pride, #2014 Fall

UNT Alumni Association

New Executive Director

Great things are on the horizon for the UNT Alumni Association, says Robert McInturf.

#Leadership, #UNT Alumni Association, #2014 Fall

SPECIAL EVENTS

A Flight for Success

UNT rolled out the welcome wagon for new students at First Flight Week.

#Special Events, #Campus News, #2014 Fall

Brilliantly Green

Great Things are Happening at UNT

Mark Cuban backs computer science major's app, solar powered recycling and champion archer.

#Department of Biological Sciences, #Brilliantly Green, #2014 Fall

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

Breaking the Baton Barrier

Music alumna made her conducting debut as an undergraduate.

Written by: Monique Bird

#Music, #Music, #Culture, #2014 Fall, #College of Music

online extra

UNT Welcomes the Class of 2018

More than 4,000 students moved into UNT’s residence halls on Sunday, signaling the start of the...

#Online Exclusives, #2014 Fall

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

Taking the Gift of Teaching Abroad

J'Layne Sundberg (ʼ06) headed to Maai Mahiu, Kenya, this summer to teach orphaned children.

Written by: Ellen Rossetti

#Education, #Global, #Volunteerism, #Social Impact, #2014 Fall

dear north texan

A Good Workout

I enrolled at North Texas in spring 1980 following a two-year stay at a junior college.

#Letters, #2014 Fall

dear north texan

Jim's Diner

In the 1980s, the coolest place in Denton to get breakfast was Jim's Diner.

#History, #Letters, #2014 Fall