2016 Winter

<p>Lori Sekhon</p>

Cover story

Advancing Autism Awareness

Alumni are using clinical and behavioral techniques as a piece of the puzzle in understanding those with autism.

Written by: Meredith Moriak Wright

#Autism, #Community Outreach, #Features, #College of Education, #2016 Winter

From our president

A New Year of Opportunity

UNT remains focused on academics, research and athletics.

#President, #Letters, #2016 Winter

<p>Nonso Chetuya</p>

Program feature

Materials Science

Alumni are making a difference by engineering and improving the use of materials.

Written by: Tanya O'Neil

#Materials Science and Engineering, #Science/Technology, #Contests, #College of Engineering, #2016 Winter

<p>Gen. Joseph L. Lengyel</p>

Alumni spotlight

Joseph L. Lengyel

The ROTC cadet reached the National Guard's highest rank -- and the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Written by: Meredith Moriak Wright

#Chemistry, #Military, #Department of Chemistry, #Features, #2016 Winter

<p>2016 Soaring Eagle awards</p>

Soaring Eagles

Alumni Awards 2016

UNT honors extraordinary alumni for their notable careers and service.

#Alumni Events, #Campus News, #2016 Winter

Golden Eagles

Golden Memories

UNT alumni share memories as students from the class of 1966.

#Alumni Events, #Alumni Life, #Homecoming, #2016 Winter

Parting shot

Bowl Game Bound!

The Mean Green football team to play at the Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl Dec. 27.

#Athletics, #Athletics, #2016 Winter

Alumni spotlight

Energizing Business

UNT alumna Paula Waggoner-Aguilar helps small companies compete in the energy industry.

Written by: Meredith Moriak Wright

#Business, #College of Business, #2016 Winter

Alumni spotlight

World of Work

UNT alum Adam Hasley turned globetrotting dreams into budding career as executive in China.

Written by: Monique Bird

#Business, #Department of Integrative Studies, #Alumni Profiles, #2016 Winter

Mean Green

Future So Bright

With new leadership and success this season, the Mean Green chart a course for the future.

#Athletics, #Athletics, #Mean Green Athletics, #2016 Winter

Faculty books

Murder Mystery

UNT associate professor Ian McGuire's murder mystery, "The North Water," wins acclaim.

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

<p>Bunnags sitting</p>

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

Dedicated Fans

UNT alum and wife visit from Thailand to see mentor and support Mean Green football team.

Written by: Jill King

#Business, #Alumni Profiles, #2016 Winter, #Toulouse School of Graduate Studies

True crime

Compelling Storyteller

UNT alumna Sara Ivey draws on education as producer of "Murder Made Me Famous."

#Journalism, #Television & Film, #Culture, #2016 Winter, #Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

Alumni spotlight

Hero of Her Own Story

UNT alumna Maren Morris wins country music high honors.

#Music, #Music, #Culture, #2016 Winter

<p>Men around piano</p>

Dear North Texan

World Class

Besides many lifelong friends and teachers at North Texas, I most remember my piano professor.

#Letters, #Letters, #2016 Winter

Ask an Expert

Janie Stidham

What's best -- a capsule wardrobe or a colossal closet?

Written by: Jennifer Pache

#Visual Arts and Design, #2016 Winter, #College of Visual Arts and Design

On the runway

Creative jewelry

UNT alumna Tamar Navama's jewelry appears during New York Fashion Week.

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

A Century of Excellence

Pulitzer Winners

Alumni who won journalism's highest honor discussed their work.

#Journalism, #UNT News, #Campus News, #2016 Winter, #Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

Dear North Texan

Oak Street Hall

Roommates revisit their old dorm.

#Letters, #Letters, #2016 Winter

UNT Alumni Association

Young Alums Make Membership a Priority

The UNT Alumni Association offers memberships as annual or lifetime commitments.

#Alumni Events, #Alumni Life, #UNT Alumni Association, #2016 Winter

ILLUMINATIONS

Setting Fireworks

UNT alumna Michelle Gillaspie works pyrotechnics at Disney World.

#Dance and Theatre, #Department of Dance & Theatre, #Culture, #Dance & Theatre, #2016 Winter

<p>Choir</p>

Dear North Texan

Such Good Memories

Remembering kindergarten lab school to college.

#Letters, #Social Impact, #2016 Winter

Substance abuse research

Grant Winner

Doctoral student Renee Cloutier studying how social anxiety affects teens' use of drugs.

#Department of Psychology, #Psychology, #UNT News, #Campus News, #2016 Winter

Music innovators

Roomful of Ideas

Grammy Award-winning ensemble Roomful of Teeth serving as UNT's 2016-17 artist-in-residence

#Music, #Music, #Culture, #2016 Winter, #College of Music

<p>Students running, 1980 Wings yearbook</p>

Dear North Texan

Continuing Legacy

In the late '70s, I met Bob Patton who convinced me to enter the exercise science program.

#Health, #Letters, #Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation, #Letters, #2016 Winter

Research grant

Nuclear Engineering Research

UNT associate professor Haifeng Zhang is part of team that won major grant.

#Department of English, #Science/Technology, #UNT News, #Campus News, #College of Engineering, #2016 Winter

dream job

Flying High

UNT alumna Danielle Artis loves performing in the circus.

#Dance and Theatre, #Department of Dance & Theatre, #Culture, #Dance & Theatre, #2016 Winter

Global Connection

True Crimes and Trials

UNT students visited Rennes, France, to learn about the city's history of crime and punishment.

#Criminal Justice, #Global, #Global Connection, #Campus News, #Department of Criminal Justice, #2016 Winter

Debate team

State Champions

UNT seniors win 2016 Fall Texas Intercollegiate Forensic Association Championship Tournament.

#Communications Studies, #Political Science, #UNT News, #Department of Communication Studies, #Campus News, #2016 Winter

Faculty Focus

Peace Studies Expert David Mason

David Mason received the 2016 Eminent Faculty Award.

#Department of Political Science, #Political Science, #UNT News, #Campus News, #2016 Winter

Alumni spotlight

Award-Winning Novel

UNT student Sanderia Faye wins honor for her debut novel.

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

Brilliantly Green

Current, Future Students Make News

Media Arts students win awards, and viral video lands third-grader acceptance to UNT.

#Media Arts, #Brilliantly Green, #Campus News, #2016 Winter

<p>Diaz quints sitting</p>

Online Exclusive

All in the Family

It's year three for the Diaz quintuplets as UNT students.

Written by: Jessica DeLeón

#Biology, #Business, #Media Arts, #Student Life, #Visual Arts and Design, #Online Extras, #2016 Winter, #College of Visual Arts and Design

Faculty books

Texas' Beginnings

UNT history professor Richard B. McCaslin explores community where Texas' beginnings took root.

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

<p>Santa Scrappy relaxing</p>

Online Exclusive

Santa Scrappy

See how our beloved mascot shares the joy and wonder of the season in UNT’s 2016 holiday video.

#Traditions, #Online Exclusives, #2016 Winter

Outstanding student

Siemens Competition national finalist

TAMS student Prateek Kalakuntla makes mark in STEM competition.

#Department of Chemistry, #STEM, #Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science, #UNT News, #Campus News, #2016 Winter

<p>Norah Jones playing guitar</p>

Online Exclusive

Back to Campus

Grammy-winning alumna Norah Jones receives big honor, visits with students during a trip to Denton.

Written by: Jessica DeLeón

#Music, #Music, #Online Extras, #2016 Winter, #College of Music

Alumni spotlight

Uncommon Objects

UNT alumnus Steve Wiman makes career out of creating art from discarded items.

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

<p>Mean Joe Greene</p>

Online Exclusive

Welcome Home

Watch a video from “Mean” Joe Greene about what makes UNT a special place to call home.

#Athletics, #Mean Green Athletics, #Online Exclusives, #2016 Winter

Master class

Jazz Man

UNT alumnus, saxophonist Tim Ries visits music students.

#Music, #Music, #Culture, #2016 Winter, #College of Music

Faculty books

Globalization's Impact

UNT associate professor Ipsita Chatterjee studies culture and economy of globalization.

#Books, #Geography, #Books, #Culture, #Department of Geography, #2016 Winter

Once upon a time

Sharing the Stage

UNT opera alumni perform together in "Cinderella" for the San Diego Opera.

#Music, #Music, #Culture, #2016 Winter, #College of Music

Alumni spotlight

Working with a Legend

UNT alumnus Henry Hey serves as musical director for "Lazarus," one of David Bowie's final projects.

#Music, #Music, #Culture, #2016 Winter, #College of Music

<p>African American educators</p>

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

Hall of Fame Educators

UNT alumni Inducted into African American Education Archives and History Program Hall of Fame.

Written by: Jill King

#Diversity, #Education, #Features, #College of Education, #2016 Winter

Wonderful weekend

Big Reunion

UNT's Green Brigade Marching Band reunites for football game.

#Music, #Music, #Culture, #2016 Winter, #College of Music

<p>Grant/Scheer family standing</p>

Legacy Families

Place to Grow and Learn

UNT has been a tradition for three generations of Liz Millender Grant's family.

Written by: Jessica DeLeón

#Music, #Legacy Families, #2016 Winter, #College of Music