2016 Spring

Cover Story

Careers With a Cause

Alumni in nonprofit organizations help make a difference in the lives of others.

Written by: Jessica DeLeón

#Social Impact, #Features, #Social Impact, #Department of Sociology, #College of Information, #2016 Spring

Parting shot

New College at Frisco

UNT's New College at Frisco, an off-site instructional facility, is a fresh approach to learning.

#Campus News, #Campus News, #2016 Spring

alumni Spotlight

Kim Wasson

Alumna brought visual effects to the Oscar-nominated Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Written by: Jessica DeLeón

#Department of Radio, Television and Film, #Alumni Profiles, #2016 Spring

<p>President Neal Smatresk</p>

From Our President

Increasing National Prominence

UNT reaches a top-tier research university designation.

#Letters, #2016 Spring

Power of Research

Art and Innovation

UNT advances interdisciplinary research and industry partnerships.

#Research, #Science/Technology, #2016 Spring

<p>Marquis bench</p>

Dear North Texan

Campus Memories

Alumni share memories of campus.

#Letters, #2016 Spring

Program Feature

Language of Business

Accounting alumni use skills in accounting firms, Fortune 500 companies and government agencies.

Written by: Monique Bird

#Business, #Business, #Features, #2016 Spring

Ask an Expert

Danielle Burbidge

How can you add style to your home or office space?

Written by: Jennifer Pache

#Culture, #College of Visual Arts and Design, #2016 Spring

Alumni Spotlight

Grammy Time

Once again, UNT and the world-renowned College of Music were well represented at the Grammys.

Written by: Jessica DeLeón

#culture, #Culture, #College of Music, #2016 Spring

Alumni Spotlight

Books for Babies

New moms in Parkland Hospital learn about the importance of reading to their children.

Written by: Jennifer Pache

#Social Impact, #2016 Spring

alumni Spotlight

Scientist and Congressional Fellow

Alum is advancing science and microbiology through an unusual petri dish -- the U.S. Congress.

Written by: Scott Slemmons

#Department of English, #Science/Technology, #2016 Spring

alumni Spotlight

Making the Brain Better

UNT alumnus Edward Boyden's research improves brain cells.

Written by: Leslie Minton

#Research, #Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science, #Science/Technology, #Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science, #2016 Spring

Giving impact

Legacy of Love and Giving Back

A love story that has yielded consistent UNT support.

Written by: Teresa Love

#Alumni Life, #giving impact, #2016 Spring

Research Milestone

Carnegie Classification lists UNT among Tier One...

Carnegie Classification lists UNT among Tier One research universities in latest report.

#Campus News, #Research, #Campus News, #Science/Technology, #2016 Spring

Mean Green

Recruits, Spring Game, Hall of Fame, Cowboy Call

New head football coach Seth Littrell signs freshmen and some key transfers.

#Athletics, #Athletics, #2016 Spring

Dear North Texan

Christmas Present

Alum takes photo of the Hurley Administration Building while back on campus.

#Letters, #2016 Spring

Music Honors

Winning Violinist

UNT alumna Suela Lee garners awards as part of Zorá String Quartet.

#Music, #Culture, #2016 Spring

Faculty Honors

STEM Leadership

UNT faculty member Pamela Padilla takes on leadership role in national STEM organization.

#Department of Biological Sciences, #Campus News, #2016 Spring

On Stage

Behind the Scenes

Jayme Marrs Castle ('06) may have one of the most important jobs in the theatre.

#Department of Dance and Theatre, #Culture, #2016 Spring

alumni Spotlight

Down to the Wire

Musician Dariush Rad added president and CEO to his list of titles.

Written by: Jordan Ottaway

#Culture, #College of Music, #2016 Spring

Student Honors

Retailing Student Challenge

UNT students win National Retailing Federation Student Challenge.

#Campus News, #College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism, #2016 Spring

Student Honors

Three Minute Thesis

UNT student Garima Bajwa participates in national three minute thesis contest.

#Department of English, #Campus News, #Department of Integrative Studies, #2016 Spring

Creative Cartoonist

Comic Relief

UNT student Megan McKay provides comic relief with cartoons depicting college life.

#Culture, #College of Health and Public Service, #2016 Spring

Fine Arts Series

The W. Kamau Bell Curve

Stand-up comic W. Kamau Bell discusses racism at UNT lecture

#Campus News, #2016 Spring

Seen on TV

Courting Fame

UNT alumna Brandi Maxiell courts fame on TV show "Basketball Wives LA".

#Department of Chemistry, #Television & Film, #Culture, #2016 Spring

Brilliantly Green

Great Things are Happening

No. 1 graphic design program, alumni create app, "Mean" Joe Greene reminisces about commercial.

#Campus News, #College of Visual Arts and Design, #2016 Spring

Research Award

Distinguished Scientist Honor

UNT professor Ian Parberry receives Distinguished Scientist honor from computing association.

#Science/Technology, #2016 Spring

The Last Word

Faculty Memories

Faculty recall campus life, teaching and research.

#Essays, #2016 Spring

Alumni Spotlight

Exploring America

UNT alumnus David Hares' photographs of U.S. national parks featured in book, museums.

Written by: Jessica DeLeón

#Culture, #2016 Spring

alumni Spotlight

Music Man

UNT alumnus Azim Rashid works behind the scenes for music's top artists.

Written by: Jessica DeLeón

#Culture, #2016 Spring

Faculty Books

Land Ethic

Distinguished Research Professor of philosophy tackles new environment philosophy.

#Books, #Culture, #Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies, #2016 Spring

Faculty Books

Military Legend

Professor of history and deputy director of UNT's Military History Center has new book.

#Books, #Culture, #Department of History, #2016 Spring

UNT Alumni Association

Distinguished Alumni Achievement Awards

Awards recognize outstanding career achievements, service and support of alumni and friends.

#Alumni Life, #UNT Alumni Association, #2016 Spring

Alumni Spotlight

Acting Veteran

Libby Villari has been acting in Texas for 30 years. Now she's ready to take on Hollywood.

Written by: Jessica DeLeón

#Culture, #2016 Spring

Global Connection

Field Testing in Chile

Chemistry professor and student researchers collect air and water samples in Chile.

#Department of Chemistry, #Campus News, #Science/Technology, #2016 Spring

Alumni Spotlight

Memorable Date

Clara Bensen turned one unusual date into a book.

Written by: Jessica DeLeón

#Culture, #2016 Spring

Faculty Books

Powerful Memory

Miroslav Penkov, associate professor of English wrote the novel Stork Mountain.

#Books, #Culture, #Department of English, #2016 Spring