2017 Summer

Taste makers

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

Kelli Finglass

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

Craig Robertson

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

Members of Eli Young Band at Wingspan 2017

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

Wallace N. and Lula Masters with granddaughter Katy

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

Men's basketball head coach Grant McCasland

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

Marisa Nowicki in Washington, D.C.

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

Block Party on UNT campus with fireworks

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

Eugene Conley on Air Checks CD cover

Air Checks

Honoring Eugene Conley

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

#Music, #opera, #Culture, #College of Music, #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

Photo Essay

Spring 2017 Events

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

#Featured Photo, #2017 Summer

Author Claire Legrand

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

Ana Guadalupe Reyes

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

President Smatresk and awardee G. Brint Ryan

Online Extra

Video: Wingspan Gala 2017

Watch videos of the 2017 Presidential Award winners.

#Wingspan, #Online Extras, #2017 Summer

Jennifer Evans-Cowley

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, #College of Music, #2017 Summer

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

Robert Toulouse at desk

Dear North Texan

Passing of Robert Toulouse

Bob was a wonderful colleague, friend and role model.

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

Faculty Research

$2.5 Million NSF Grant

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

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

Florida coast photo from Where's the Moon book cover

Faculty Book

Where's the Moon?

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

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

Diana Berman in lab

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, #College of Engineering, #Science/Technology, #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

Student Honors

Goldwater Scholars

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

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

Jeronimo Antonio Gill photo from book cover

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, #College of Music, #Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science, #2017 Summer

Student Award

NEA Fellowship Winner

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

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

James Meernik, Shobhana Chelliah, Kimi King

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

Images from Heart of Mexico website

Student Journalists

Heart of Mexico

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

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

Shaun Martin

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

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

Portion of UNT campus map showing construction zones

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, #College of Music, #2017 Summer

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, #College of Information, #2017 Summer

Dialectic cover

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.

#Culture, #Department of Media Arts, #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

Gifted and Talented

Dissertation Honors

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

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

Stan Ingman

Ask an Expert

Caring for Aging Loved Ones

Gerontology professor Stan Ingman offers advice.

Written by: Jennifer Pache

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