2017 Summer

<p>Taste makers</p>

Cover Story

Taste Makers

Alumni use their creativity and business skills to grab a slice of success serving foodies across Texas.

Written by: Jessica DeLeón

#Restaurants, #Features, #2017 Summer

<p>Kelli Finglass</p>

Alumni Spotlight

Kelli McGonagill Finglass

Marketing alum and former member of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders expands the brand's identity.

Written by: Meredith Moriak Wright

#Athletics, #Dance, #Football, #Athletics, #Business, #Department of Marketing and Logistics, #Features, #Alumni Profiles, #2017 Summer

<p>Craig Robertson</p>

Journey to the Pros

Achieving Gridiron Goals

Hard work and determination propelled these Mean Green student-athletes to the NFL.

Written by: Meredith Moriak Wright

#Athletics, #Football, #Athletics, #Features, #2017 Summer

<p>Members of Eli Young Band at Wingspan 2017</p>

Wingspan Gala 2017

Mean Green Country

Alumni Eli Young Band entertained at UNT's annual celebration.

#Alumni Life, #Eli Young Band, #Wingspan, #Music, #2017 Summer

<p>Wallace N. and Lula Masters with granddaughter Katy</p>

Legacy Family

UNT Dynasty

Wallace Newton Masters founded more than a chemistry department when he came to campus in 1910.

Written by: Jill King

#Alumni Life, #Legacy Family, #UNT History, #Department of Chemistry, #2017 Summer

<p>Men's basketball head coach Grant McCasland</p>

Mean Green

Rising Star

UNT welcomes Grant McCasland as the new men's basketball coach.

#Athletics, #Basketball, #Athletics, #2017 Summer

Giving Impact

Pathway to Success

Student dreams of becoming a doctor -- but how to pay for his education has always been a concern.

Written by: Teresa Love

#Biology, #Department of Biological Sciences, #giving impact, #Scholarships, #2017 Summer

<p>Marisa Nowicki in Washington, D.C.</p>

The Last Word

Tenacity

May 2017 graduate Marisa Nowicki shares her thoughts on her UNT experience.

Written by: Marisa Nowicki

#Behavior Analysis, #Essay, #Graduation, #Honors, #NTDC, #Psychology, #Department of Behavior Analysis, #Essays, #Department of Psychology, #2017 Summer

<p>Block Party on UNT campus with fireworks</p>

Parting Shot

Graduation Block Party

UNT celebrated commencement with a new fun-filled tradition.

#Graduation, #Campus News, #Featured Photo, #2017 Summer

From Our President

Onward and Upward

UNT celebrates the Class of 2017 and another year of progress.

#Letters, #From Our President, #2017 Summer

Alumni Spotlight

'Twentysomething Trailblazer'

Nick Marino Jr. makes a living by doing good.

Written by: Monique Bird

#Marketing, #Social Impact, #Business, #Department of Marketing and Logistics, #Alumni Profiles, #2017 Summer

Alumni Spotlight

Engineer, Entrepreneur and Educator

Alexis Scott was named one of the 'Hidden Figures of Dallas.'

Written by: Tanya O'Neil

#Engineering, #Math, #Science/Technology, #Department of Mathematics, #Alumni Profiles, #2017 Summer

Alumni Spotlight

'Hole' New Experience

As a UNT theatre arts student, Ryan Martin learned to go with the flow.

Written by: Meredith Moriak Wright

#Restaurants, #Business, #Department of Dance and Theatre, #Alumni Profiles, #2017 Summer

<p>Eugene Conley on Air Checks CD cover</p>

Air Checks

Honoring Eugene Conley

Alum Rick Bogart features mentor's opera recordings in new CD.

#Music, #opera, #Culture, #2017 Summer, #College of Music

Photo Essay

Spring 2017 Events

UNT hosted the annual Flag Parade, Autism speaker Temple Grandin and Luminarium art exhibit.

#Featured Photo, #2017 Summer

Faculty Award

Fulbright Specialist

Learning technologies researcher awarded a Fulbright Senior Specialist Scholarship.

#Department of Learning Technologies, #Fulbright, #Learning Technologies, #Campus News, #2017 Summer

<p>Author Claire Legrand</p>

Some Kind of Happiness

Highly Acclaimed Work

Alum Claire Legrand's novel was nominated for an Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Book.

#Books, #Books, #Culture, #2017 Summer

<p>President Smatresk and awardee G. Brint Ryan</p>

Online Extra

Video: Wingspan Gala 2017

Watch videos of the 2017 Presidential Award winners.

#Wingspan, #Online Extras, #2017 Summer

<p>Ana Guadalupe Reyes</p>

Student Award

Certified Counselors Fellowship

Doctoral student received $20,000 to facilitate her service to underserved minority populations.

#Department of Counseling and Higher Education, #Campus News, #College of Education, #2017 Summer

<p>Jennifer Evans-Cowley</p>

Appointments

New Provost

Alumna Jennifer Evans-Cowley named provost and vice president for academic affairs.

#Campus News, #Department of Public Administration, #2017 Summer

Faculty Award

Creative Endeavors

Institute for the Advancement of the Arts fellows work on textiles, a musical and an opera.

#Department of Studio Art, #Department of Dance and Theatre, #Culture, #2017 Summer, #College of Music

<p>Robert Toulouse at desk</p>

Dear North Texan

Passing of Robert Toulouse

Bob was a wonderful colleague, friend and role model.

#Letters to the editor, #2017 Summer, #Toulouse School of Graduate Studies

Student Research

First Map Ever

Biology doctoral student completes 3-D chemical imaging of a seed never before mapped.

#Biology, #Department of Biological Sciences, #Research, #Campus News, #Science/Technology, #2017 Summer

Faculty Research

$2.5 Million NSF Grant

Emergency management faculty study natural disaster recovery times with Purdue researchers.

#Department of Emergency Management and Disaster Science, #Emergency Management, #Research, #Campus News, #2017 Summer, #College of Health and Public Service

<p>Florida coast photo from Where's the Moon book cover</p>

Faculty Book

Where's the Moon?

Retired English professor Ann McCutchan recalls her life on the Florida space coast in the 1960s.

#Books, #College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, #English, #Books, #Culture, #Department of English, #2017 Summer

Online Extra

Commencement Stories

More than 8,900 graduates in 2016-17 made it a record-breaking year for UNT.

#Graduation, #Online Extras, #2017 Summer

<p>Diana Berman in lab</p>

Faculty Research

Eliminating Reflections on Glass

Materials science professor partners with Argonne National Laboratory on anti-reflective coating.

#Engineering, #Research, #Campus News, #Department of Materials Science and Engineering, #Science/Technology, #College of Engineering, #2017 Summer

Student Honors

Goldwater Scholars

TAMS students recognized in 2017 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship competition.

#Campus News, #Science/Technology, #2017 Summer, #Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science

<p>Jeronimo Antonio Gill photo from book cover</p>

Faculty Book

Jeronimo Antonio Gil

Art history professor Kelly Donahue-Wallace examines the life of the Spanish engraver.

#Books, #Department of Art Education and Art History, #Books, #Culture, #2017 Summer

UNT Alumni Association

Family-friendly Events

Consider joining the alumni association for fun-for-all-ages excursions.

#Alumni Life, #UNT Alumni Association, #2017 Summer

Brilliantly Green

Music, Mars and Media

UNT celebrates the power of music, NASA competition and president's 10,000th Twitter follower.

#Brilliantly Green, #Campus News, #2017 Summer, #College of Music, #Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science

Student Award

NEA Fellowship Winner

Matt Morton's National Endowment for the Arts award allows him to focus on poetry.

#Books, #College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, #English, #Books, #Culture, #Department of English, #2017 Summer

<p>James Meernik, Shobhana Chelliah, Kimi King</p>

Faculty Research

Conflict and Culture

Three UNT professors use NSF grant to study effects of political conflict on language and culture.

#Linguistics, #Political Science, #Research, #Campus News, #Department of Linguistics and Technical Communications, #Department of Political Science, #2017 Summer

Dear North Texan

Awesome Party

Family enjoyed the new block party for graduates.

#Graduation, #Letters, #2017 Summer

Dance Teacher Magazine

Two Loves

A major in dance also helped Rachel Caldwell develop her skills as a writer.

#College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, #Department of Dance and Theatre, #Culture, #2017 Summer

<p>Images from Heart of Mexico website</p>

Student Journalists

Heart of Mexico

UNT literary and visual storytelling project received a 2017 Sen. Paul Simon Spotlight Award.

#International, #Journalism, #Campus News, #2017 Summer, #Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

<p>Shaun Martin</p>

Grammy Awards

Producer and Keyboardist

Alumnus Shaun Martin infuses his love for gospel and jazz into his music.

Written by: Jessica DeLeón

#Grammy, #Music, #Music, #Culture, #2017 Summer

The Impact of Music

Universal Language

Alumnus Rich Redmond's drumming took him from the One O'Clock Lab Band to Nashville.

#Drumming, #Music, #One O'Clock Lab Band, #Culture, #2017 Summer, #College of Music

Faculty Book

Pat the Bat

Biology professor Kent Chapman turns a family project into a children's book.

#Biology, #Books, #Department of Biological Sciences, #Books, #Culture, #2017 Summer

Faculty Award

Piper Professor

Professor John Ishiyama was one of 10 in Texas honored by Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation for 2017.

#Campus News, #Department of Political Science, #2017 Summer

<p>Portion of UNT campus map showing construction zones</p>

Dear North Texan

Include a Map

Where are the new buildings on campus?

#Letters, #2017 Summer

Student Award

International Peace Scholar

Doctoral student in music performance wants to build a strong voice program in Colombia.

#Culture, #2017 Summer, #College of Music

Global Connection

Partnering with Chinese Universities

UNT's College of Information received a national award for international research collaboration.

#International, #Learning Technologies, #Global Connection, #Campus News, #2017 Summer, #College of Information

<p>Dialectic cover</p>

Dialectic

Design Journal

Communication design professors edit new American Institute of Graphic Arts journal.

#Communication Design, #Visual Arts, #Department of Design, #Visual Arts, #Culture, #2017 Summer

A Natural Fit

Using His Voice

Alumnus John Liddle is a radio broadcaster and National Anthem singer.

#Department of Media Arts, #Culture, #2017 Summer

Gifted and Talented

Dissertation Honors

Faculty member Rachel U. Mun recognized by National Association for Gifted Children.

#Campus News, #College of Education, #2017 Summer

Faculty Award

Leadership Institute

Pamela Padilla was one of 15 chosen to attend institute for leaders in STEM fields.

#Department of Biological Sciences, #Campus News, #Science/Technology, #2017 Summer

The Future

World Changing Idea

Professor's artwork illuminates human rights issues around the globe.

#Department of Studio Art, #Visual Arts, #Culture, #2017 Summer

Of Water and Ghosts

Haunting Music

Ethnomusicology study abroad trip to Ghana inspires alum Daniel Foose's CD.

#Music, #Music, #Culture, #2017 Summer, #College of Music

<p>Stan Ingman</p>

Ask an Expert

Caring for Aging Loved Ones

Gerontology professor Stan Ingman offers advice.

Written by: Jennifer Pache

#Department of Applied Gerontology, #Ask an Expert, #Campus News, #2017 Summer, #College of Health and Public Service