2018 Fall

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Next Generation Education

With 60 percent of post-millennials expecting to have multiple careers, UNT is providing opportunities for students to grow with the creative economy.

Written by: Meredith Moriak Wright

#esports, #Frisco, #makerspaces, #Technology, #Department of Marketing & Logistics, #College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, #Features, #College of Visual Arts and Design, #2018 Fall

Program Feature

Business of Music

College of Music graduates hone craft with entrepreneurial spirit.

Written by: Jessica DeLeón

#Music, #Music, #Features, #College of Music, #2018 Fall

<p>President Neal Smatresk greeted students on the first day of school, giving away UNT gear on a Trivia Tram. (Photo by Michael Clements)</p>

From Our President

Embracing Creativity

UNT provides the skills students need to evolve as future creative leaders.

#Letters, #2018 Fall

Legacy Families

'Love' is the Score in Tennis Club

Four generations find love at UNT.

Written by: Erin Cristales

#Legacy Families, #Legacy Families, #2018 Fall

Tao Yang

Faculty Spotlight

Powe Award Winner

Professor Tao Yang earned prestigious award for his research into microgrids.

#UNT News, #Department of Electrical Engineering, #Campus News, #College of Engineering, #2018 Fall

Soaring Eagles

Alumni Awards 2018

UNT honors outstanding alumni for their notable careers and service.

#Alumni Life, #giving impact, #UNT Alumni Association, #2018 Fall

<p>Mean Green Football</p>

Mean Green

Successful Kickoff

The Mean Green started off the 2018 football season by trampling SMU 46-23.

#Athletics, #Mean Green Athletics, #2018 Fall

Research

Cutting-Edge Research

UNT researchers' work gets published in Nature's Scientific Reports this summer.

#Campus News, #Department of Materials Science and Engineering, #2018 Fall

Online Extra

Slideshow: Child Development Lab

Stroll down memory lane with photos from the history of UNT's Child Development Lab.

Written by: Erin Cristales

#College of Education, #Online Extras, #2018 Fall

<p>UNT Football</p>

Dear North Texan

Winning Photo

Fall marks 50 years since this Mean Green vs. Arkansas tilt.

#Football, #Journalism, #Yucca, #Letters, #Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism, #2018 Fall

NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARS

Best and Brightest

Seventy-six National Merit Finalists choose UNT for its outstanding academic programs.

Written by: Meredith Moriak Wright

#Department of Economics, #Features, #College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism, #Honors College, #2018 Fall

UNT Alumni Association

Diamond Eagles Family Patio

The Alumni Pavilion's new Diamond Eagles Family Patio was revealed Sept. 1.

#Alumni Life, #UNT Alumni Association, #2018 Fall

Faculty Spotlight

Fulbright Scholar Grant Recipient

Professor Dan J. Kim will research online technologies and cultural norms.

#Department of Information Technology & Decision Sciences, #Campus News, #2018 Fall

Global Connection

Autism Outreach in Uganda

UNT's Kristin Farmer Autism Center hosted an international autism workshop this summer.

#Kristin Farmer Autism Center, #Global Connection, #Campus News, #College of Education, #2018 Fall

Faculty Spotlight

Early Career Professor

College of Education selects Angie D. Cartwright for inaugural designation.

#Campus News, #Department of English, #2018 Fall

<p>UNT students</p>

Resources and Retention

Creating Connections

UNT faculty and staff are working to ensure all students feel ready for university life.

Written by: Erin Cristales

#Student Life, #Campus News, #2018 Fall

<p>McConnell Tower turns green</p>

Awards and honors

Insurance Program Honored

UNT was awarded the prestigious Global Centers of Insurance Excellence designation.

#Campus News, #2018 Fall

Brilliantly Green

Record-Setting Lecture

Professor makes history; Dude Perfect visits UNT; alums appointed to council.

#Brilliantly Green, #Campus News, #Department of History, #2018 Fall

Ask an Expert

Diane Bruxvoort

How are libraries continuing to change in the digital age?

Written by: Erin Cristales

#Department of Library and Information Sciences, #Ask an Expert, #2018 Fall

<p>Sunny Nunan and her mom in the Admin Awards office</p>

Alumni spotlight

Administering Recognition

Alumna trumpets businesses' unsung heroes with awards ceremony.

Written by: Erin Cristales

#Business, #Features, #Department of Communication Studies, #Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism, #Online Exclusives, #2018 Fall

Faculty Spotlight

Business Fellowship

National association selects Brandi Renton as a 2018 fellow.

#Campus News, #2018 Fall

Faculty Focus

Conrad Expert

Professor John Peters is the winner of the UNT Foundation Eminent Faculty Award.

#Campus News, #Department of English, #2018 Fall

The Last Word

Fertile Valley

Alumna remembers life in Vet Village in the 1950s.

Written by: Helen V. Schlueter ('54, '69 M.A.)

#UNT History, #Essays, #2018 Fall

Faculty Spotlight

Political Science Award

John Ishiyama has won the prestigious Frank J. Goodnow Award.

#Campus News, #Department of Political Science, #2018 Fall

Behind the Scenes

Transcendent Artist

Vanessa Dionne's make-up work for "The Bold and the Beautiful" earns her an Emmy.

#Dance and Theatre, #Culture, #Dance & Theatre, #Department of Dance & Theatre, #2018 Fall

<p>Nonprofit leadership program</p>

Academics

Nonprofit Leadership

UNT's College of Health and Public Service now offers a bachelor's in nonprofit leadership studies.

#Campus News, #College of Health and Public Service, #2018 Fall

Alumni spotlight

Dave Copps

When it comes to building corporate culture, Brainspace founder uses his head -- and his heart.

Written by: Erin Cristales

#Business, #Science and Technology, #Features, #Department of Anthropology, #2018 Fall

Green Pride

Hit the Road With UNT Flair

Ride with pride on the Texas roadways with a UNT license plate.

#Green Pride, #2018 Fall

Campus Event

Mayborn Literary Conference

Gifted news storytellers headlined UNT's Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference in July.

#Campus News, #Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism, #2018 Fall

Reel deal

Movie Music

UNT alumni Jordan Burchill and Mikaela Kahn see song in Spike Lee movie.

#Music, #Music, #Culture, #College of Music, #2018 Fall

<p>Alan Dershowitz</p>

Special Events

Kuehne Fall Speaker Series

Defense attorney and legal scholar Alan Dershowitz will speak at the fall series.

#Campus News, #2018 Fall

Online Extra

Q&A: A Smart Take on Artificial Intelligence

AI enthusiast and brain builder Dave Copps discusses the vast changes on the horizon.

Written by: Erin Cristales

#Technology, #Online Extras, #2018 Fall

Continuing Education

OLLI at UNT Expands Locations

OLLI at UNT has expanded from three locations to five.

#Alumni Life, #OLLI, #Campus News, #2018 Fall

Alumni Spotlight

King of Creativity

As a kid, Duane King drew pictures of spacecraft and 18-wheelers.

#Visual Arts and Design, #Visual Arts, #Culture, #College of Visual Arts and Design, #2018 Fall

Student Spotlight

Dissertation Fellowship

Jingran Sun has earned the coveted C. Lowell Harriss Dissertation Fellowship.

#Campus News, #Department of Public Administration, #2018 Fall

<p>UNT Radio Players</p>

Dear North Texan

RTVF pre-1968

UNT's broadcast program started much earlier than 1968.

#Radio, #Letters, #Department of Radio, Television and Film, #2018 Fall

Research

Seeing Invisible Problems

Chemistry professor Oliver Chyan has developed a way for manufacturers to view flaws in microchips.

#Science/Research, #UNT News, #College of Arts & Sciences, #Department of Chemistry, #Campus News, #2018 Fall

Alumni Spotlight

Mercy and HOPE

UNT alumna Katie Woodard helps others on centers of Mercy Ships. 

Written by: Jim Rogers

#Social Impact, #TAMS, #Alumni Profiles, #Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science, #2018 Fall

Dear North Texan

Giving Impact

The winter issue noted several individuals giving back to UNT, including Jordan Case.

#Giving, #Radio, #Letters, #Department of Radio, Television and Film, #2018 Fall

<p>page from summer 2018 North Texan</p>

Dear North Texan

Excellent Issue

The summer issue was the most professional I have ever read. 

#Letters, #2018 Fall

Faculty Spotlight

Lifetime acheivement award

Narendra Dahotre, interim vice president of research and innovation and a Distinguished...

#2018 Fall

Alumni Spotlight

College Fund Yields Business

UNT alumnus Matt Davis' landscaping business helps support students.

Written by: Jessica DeLeon

#Business, #College of Business, #Alumni Profiles, #2018 Fall

Parting Shot

UNT Day at the Fair

Current and past Eagles hoofed it to UNT Day at the North Texas State Fair and Rodeo.

#Featured Photo, #2018 Fall

Musical talent

Top Flutist

Doctoral student Martin Godoy wins international competition.

#Music, #Music, #Culture, #College of Music, #2018 Fall

Online Extra

Video: Eagle Expertise

Learn all the modern UNT traditions, including how to form the perfect Eagle claw.

#Mean Green Athletics, #Green Pride, #Online Extras, #2018 Fall

Future filmmaker

Working with a Legend

UNT alumnus Caleb Spaw learns from the best in film and TV.

#Media Arts, #Television & Film, #Culture, #Department of Media Arts, #2018 Fall

Academics

Blockchain Course

UNT now has a blockchain class, with experts like Cijoy Olickal teaching the course.

#Campus News, #College of Business, #2018 Fall

Online Extra

Home Away From Home

After two and a half years in the foster care system, freshman was recently adopted.

Written by: Caylin Gibson

#Features, #Online Extras, #2018 Fall

Creative works

Fun Ride

UNT alumna Sarah Adams makes film out of experience in jury duty.

#Media Arts, #Television & Film, #Culture, #Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism, #2018 Fall

Online Extra

Video: Soar Higher

Watch UNT's fall ad, which showcases the university's research, creativity, pride and passion.

#Online Extras, #2018 Fall

Online Extra

Sax and the City

UNT alumnus John Leadbetter's saxophone shop in New York City attracts top musicians.

Written by: Jessica DeLeón

#Music, #Music, #Online Extras, #College of Music, #2018 Fall

Horror expert

Facing Fears

UNT alumna Cierra Caballero reports on her love for horror for PopNerdTV.

#Media Arts, #Television & Film, #Culture, #Department of Media Arts, #2018 Fall

Online Extra

Video: A Full Plate

Check out the awesome options in UNT's dining halls, including the all-vegan Mean Greens.

#Dining, #Online Extras, #2018 Fall

Faculty Books

War History

UNT history professor Geoffrey Wawro explores how U.S. military helped Allies win WWI.

#History, #Books, #Culture, #Department of History, #2018 Fall

Worlds of Wow

Creature Artist

UNT alumna Kate Sorrells uses art degree to design playground equipment.

#Visual Arts and Design, #Visual Arts, #Culture, #College of Visual Arts and Design, #2018 Fall

Faculty Books

Shakespeare's Politics

UNT English assistant professor Jeffrey S. Doty examines political power.

#English, #Books, #Culture, #Department of English, #2018 Fall

Faculty Books

Game Creation

Scott Warren, UNT professor of learning technologies, explains process of making video games.

#Department of Learning Technologies, #Information, #Books, #Culture, #College of Information, #2018 Fall

Online Extra

Videos: Check Out Minute with Mike

Watch videos from Mike Goddard's 'Minute with Mike' series.

#College of Education, #Online Extras, #2018 Fall

An eye for the unusual

Photography Pioneer

UNT alumnus Nic Nicosia is considered a leader in the staged photography movement.

#Visual Arts and Design, #Visual Arts, #Culture, #2018 Fall

Different beat

Novel Idea

UNT alumna Michelle Schusterman draws on music background for her books.

#Books, #Music, #Books, #Culture, #College of Music, #2018 Fall

Vocal artist

Spreading Music

UNT alumna Amanda Ekery sets out to bring more women in the jazz world.

#Music, #Music, #Culture, #College of Music, #2018 Fall

<p>Carlos Munguia is sworn in.</p>

Appointments

New UNT System Regents

Three new regents have been appointed by Gov. Gregg Abbott.

#Campus News, #2018 Fall

Online Extra

Grads for Gowns

UNT’s Division of Student Affairs launched a new program this fall to help alleviate some of the...

#2018 Fall