2017 Fall

<p>Mean Green student athletes at Apogee Stadium. Photo by Michael Clements</p>

cover story

Building Champions and Preparing Leaders

UNT's student-athletes are ready to win on the field and in the classroom. UNT athletics' plan will get them there.

Written by: Jessica DeLeón

#Alumni life, #Athletics, #Athletics, #Feature Stories, #2017 Fall

<p>Nicholas Williams ('97, '04 M.M., '09 D.M.A) (Photo by Michael Clements)</p>

Program feature

Marching for Glory

UNT's Green Brigade Marching Band uses teamwork and talent to add excitement to fall football.

Written by: Jessica DeLeón

#Music, #Feature Stories, #2017 Fall, #College of Music

<p>Liliana Villarreal ('11) (Photo by Emily Weber)</p>

TV talent

On the Air

Alumni working as broadcasters in the DFW area connect to audiences with deliveries that resonate.

Written by: Scott Brown

#Careers, #Feature Stories, #2017 Fall

<p>Christina Kitchens ('99, '05 M.B.A.) (Photo by Michael Clements)</p>

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

Christina Kitchens

Alumna uses leadership skills to grow energy finance divisions for leading U.S. banks.

Written by: Monique Bird

#Alumni Profile, #Feature Stories, #2017 Fall

<p>chancellor Jackson at commencement</p>

appointments

Changing Leadership

Lee F. Jackson to retire after 15 years of service and Lesa B. Roe named UNT System chancellor.

#Leadership, #Feature Stories, #2017 Fall

<p>Kaylie Hardeman</p>

online extra

Making Souls Sing

Kaylie Hardeman ('13), a freelance percussionist, says her job doesn't feel like work.

Written by: Jessica DeLeón

#Music, #Online Exclusives, #2017 Fall, #College of Music

<p>Kelly Pound (Photo by Ahna Hubnik)</p>

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

Alumnus Exhibits Creativity at Fair

Kelly Pound manages exhibits for State Fair of Texas visitors that are sure to entertain.

Written by: Meredith Moriak Wright

#Alumni Profile, #Visual Arts and Design, #Features, #2017 Fall, #College of Visual Arts and Design

<p>John Turner</p>

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

Alum Honored for Advocacy for Blind

John Turner's ('57) time as a UNT student paved the way for a successful career.

Written by: Jessica DeLeón

#Alumni Profile, #Marketing, #College of Business, #2017 Fall

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

Human Rights Campaigner

As a student, Rebecca Vincent ('05) passed the Foreign Service Officer Exam on her first try.

Written by: Nancy Kolsti

#Alumni Profile, #Political Science, #Department of Political Science, #2017 Fall

parting shot

Hurricane Harvey Relief

UNT athletics headed to Houston to deliver relief supplies to those recovering from the storm.

#Athletics, #Volunteerism, #Athletics, #Featured Photo, #2017 Fall

outstanding faculty

Drone Research Receives $250,000

Shengli Fu, associate professor and chair of electrical engineering, was awarded an NSF grant.

#Science/Technology, #Department of Electrical Engineering, #Campus News, #2017 Fall

UNT Alumni Association

Regional Alumni Receptions

The UNT Alumni Association is offering a series of events through the fall so alums can reconnect.

#Alumni Events, #UNT Alumni Association, #2017 Fall

outstanding faculty

Assistant Professor Wins Powe Award

Diana Berman received the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award this spring.

#Materials Science and Engineering, #Campus News, #Department of Materials Science and Engineering, #2017 Fall

dear north texan

Vivid Memories

I may have left Denton many years ago, but many wonderful memories remain.

#History, #Letters, #2017 Fall

innovator awards

Discovering Creative Solutions

A faculty member, graduate student and undergraduate student were recognized for innovation.

#Campus News, #2017 Fall

homecoming 2017

Events Schedule

Calling all alumni and friends home to UNT to celebrate during Homecoming 2017.

#Homecoming, #Campus News, #2017 Fall

<p>Elizabeth Burgin</p>

outstanding students

UNT Student Wins Tillman scholarship

Elizabeth Burgin, a doctoral student in the College of Education, was named a Tillman Scholar.

#Department of Counseling and Higher Education, #Education, #Campus News, #2017 Fall

dear north texan

Coaches Caravan

I attended the Coaches Caravan at the Collective Brewing Project in Fort Worth this spring.

#Athletics, #Letters, #2017 Fall

outstanding faculty

Professor Named Tech Titan Finalist

Ram Dantu, professor of computer engineering, was a 2017 Tech Titans finalist.

#Department of Computer Science and Engineering, #Science/Technology, #Campus News, #2017 Fall

the last word

Life-Changing Weeks

J.B. Floyd ('48, '50 M.M.) reflects on how a summer camp changed the course of his career.

Written by: J.B. Floyd ('48, '50 M.M.)

#History, #Music, #Essays, #2017 Fall

Brilliantly Green

Great Things are Happening at UNT

UNT alumna and senior U.S. district judge Hilda G. Tagle receives major award.

#Brilliantly Green, #2017 Fall, #College of Information, #College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism

dear north texan

Union Wonders

I'm busy remembering the "new" Union Building in 1973. I could hardly believe its wonders.

#History, #Letters, #2017 Fall

Dance & Theatre

Professor Takes a Different Stage

Mark Donald, a lecturer in UNT's Mayborn School of Journalism, tackles playwrighting.

#Dance and Theatre, #Journalism, #Culture, #2017 Fall, #Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

Making Memories with Classic Songs

Alum John Ford Coley reminisces about Denton as a 2017 Arts Walk of Fame honoree.

Written by: Jessica DeLeón

#Music, #Music, #Culture, #2017 Fall

visual arts

Taking Photography Beyond Limits

Alumnus Pramuan Burusphat ('79 M.F.A.) is considered a pioneer of conceptual photography.

#Visual Arts and Design, #Culture, #2017 Fall

from our president

Caring Community

UNT focuses on serving students for today and tomorrow.

#Volunteerism, #Letters, #2017 Fall

<p>Chris Penney</p>

ASK AN EXPERT

Achieving Entrepreneurial Success

Christopher Penney, assistant professor of management, talks business.

Written by: Jennifer Pache

#Business, #Ask an Expert, #Department of Management, #2017 Fall

Convocation

Freshman Class Takes Flight

UNT pulls out all the stops to welcome new students to campus.

#Special Events, #Campus News, #2017 Fall

<p>Jackson Robinson</p>

visual arts

For Alumnus, Art is in the Cards

Jackson Robinson ('06) created a company that specializes in luxury playing card designs.

#Visual Arts and Design, #Culture, #2017 Fall, #College of Visual Arts and Design

dear north texan

Advice for First-Year Students

What do you wish someone had told you before you got to college?

#Letters, #2017 Fall

Music

CD Wins Silver at Music Awards

Assistant Professor Jason Bergman's music inspired by UNT faculty and alumni.

#Music, #Culture, #2017 Fall, #College of Music

visual arts

Textiles That Tell a Love Story

Alumnae combine love of Texas-Mexico border and fibers in Tierra Firme project.

#Visual Arts and Design, #Culture, #2017 Fall

Books

Alumnus Designs Top Book Covers

Christopher Brian King ('08) has designed covers for Doubleday, Melville House.

#Books, #Culture, #2017 Fall, #College of Visual Arts and Design

visual arts

Professor Recognized for Research

Art history professor Nada Shabout cited as an influential art historian.

#Visual Arts and Design, #Culture, #2017 Fall, #College of Health and Public Service

Studying abroad

Yacine Ndiaye wins Rotary Global Grant

Alumna Yacine Ndiaye ('16) will study at the University of Geneva this fall.

#Alumni Profile, #Biology, #Department of History, #Campus News, #2017 Fall

Television & Film

Examining a Hometown Controversy

Jamie Brooks ('11) was a student in Amarillo in 1997 when a hit-and-run left Brian Deneke dead.

#Media Arts, #Culture, #2017 Fall

appointments

New International Affairs Dean

Pia Wood has been named the new vice provost and dean of international affairs at UNT.

#Leadership, #Campus News, #2017 Fall

Green Pride

Show UNT Spirit with Green Fridays

Celebrate your UNT spirit by wearing green on Fridays and taking Flat Scrappy with you.

#Green Pride, #2017 Fall

global connection

Special Education Study Abroad

Students broadened their skills in special education during a trip to New Zealand and Australia.

#Global, #Global Connection, #College of Education, #2017 Fall

Engineering research

UNT's HILT Lab Receives Funding

Funding from Lease Analytics will go to UNT's Human Intelligence and Language Technologies Lab.

#Science/Technology, #Campus News, #College of Engineering, #2017 Fall

technology

New ePortfolio System Launched

Career Connect's ePortfolio system allows students to document their real-world experiences.

#Science/Technology, #Campus News, #2017 Fall

Engineering research

Game Informs Electronics Use

Professor Gayatri Mehta continues her study of the UNTANGLED online game series.

#Science/Technology, #Department of Electrical Engineering, #Campus News, #2017 Fall

Logistics partnership

NASCO University Consortium

UNT's Jim McNatt Institute for Logistics Research shepherds consortium.

#Logistics, #Campus News, #2017 Fall