2022 Fall

North Texan Fall 2022
Wedding photo of Jim and Julia Thompson

Dialogue

Love Story

Couple's romance began on campus with a date to Homecoming.

#Letters, #Letters, #2022 Fall

Lola Obamehinti

Alumni Spotlight

The Boys Club Gets a Reboot

Cybersecurity expert and entrepreneur works to diversify the tech industry.

Written by: Erin Cristales

#Department of Library and Information Sciences, #Features, #College of Information, #Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism, #2022 Fall

Photo of drone

Innovation

Mobility Corridor

UNT partnership with the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma will offer future economic growth.

#Research, #UNT News, #2022 Fall

Laura Hayes

Alumni Spotlight

Helping Students Get a Head Start

Alumna leads a locally recognized nonprofit.

Written by: Danielle Zachariah

#College of Education, #Alumni Profiles, #2022 Fall

Photo of UNT Welcome Center

Dialogue

Mean Green Pride

92-year-old alum finds enjoyment in reading accomplishments of former students.

#Letters, #Letters, #2022 Fall

Sarah Zapata

Alumni Spotlight

An Abundance of Talent

Alumna's colorful textiles are exhibited in museums around the world and gaining attention.

Written by: Jessica DeLeón

#College of Visual Arts and Design, #Alumni Profiles, #2022 Fall

R'Bonney Gabriel

Alumni Spotlight

All Hail The Queen

Alumna is crowned Miss Texas USA and Miss USA, the first Filipino American woman to earn the titles.

Written by: Danielle Zachariah

#Department of Design, #College of Visual Arts and Design, #Alumni Profiles, #2022 Fall

Photo of cast of "Necessary Roughness"

Dialogue

Extra Special

Alumni remember how they got to part of the filming of "Necessary Roughness."

#Letters, #Letters, #2022 Fall

UNT Cookie Fest

Contest

Best of the Nest Cookie Fest

Meet the finalists in UNT's first cookie contest.

#Online Exclusives, #2022 Fall

Davidson family

Legacy Families

Thread That Connects

The love for music and UNT runs in the Davidson family.

Written by: Amanda Yanowski

#Music, #College of Music, #Legacy Families, #2022 Fall

Diamond Eagles Garden at Mean Green Acres Hydroponic Farm

Giving Back

UNT Diamond Eagles Society Celebrates Five Years

Members contribute $1,000 and make a $100,000 difference in all corners of campus.

Written by: Amanda Yanowski

#Social Impact, #2022 Fall

Photo of UNT campus

Faculty/Staff Appointments

New Leadership

UNT recently announced several new appointments.

#UNT News, #2022 Fall

Michelle Green-Ford

Alumni Spotlight

First Woman in Fort Worth

Alumna is making history in her newly elected position.

Written by: Danielle Zachariah

#Alumni Profiles, #2022 Fall

Lyle Mays

alumni news

2022 Grammy Winners

The late Lyle Mays was honored on music's biggest night.

#Music, #Music, #2022 Fall

Hollywood Ending

Alumni Spotlight

Hollywood Ending

Alumnus is the executive producer behind the Oscar winner, "The Queen of Basketball."

Written by: Jessica DeLeón

#Film, #Television & Film, #Alumni Profiles, #Department of Media Arts, #2022 Fall

Photo of eagle sculpture

Continuing Education

OLLI Expands

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is offering classes in Dallas this fall.

#UNT News, #2022 Fall

John W. Richmond, Pat Boone, David Hooten and Neal Smatresk

Alumni Spotlight

UNT Presidential Medals of Honor winners

Alumni Pat Boone, David B. Hooten cited for their musical talent and undeniable impact.

#Online Extras, #College of Music, #2022 Fall

Diamond graphic

Research

Growing Nanodiamonds

The new growth method from UNT chemistry researchers provides several benefits.

#Research, #UNT News, #College of Arts & Sciences, #Department of Chemistry, #2022 Fall

North Texas Cheer team at the beach

Student Success

Wins to Cheer About

North Texas Cheer team brings home back-to-back national titles.

#Cheer, #UNT News, #2022 Fall

Blaine Whitmire

Alumni Spotlight

Batter Up!

UNT alum is heading to the Little League.

Written by: Danielle Zachariah

#G. Brint Ryan College of Business, #Alumni Profiles, #2022 Fall

Greenhouse interior

Research

Fungal-Derived Medicine

Grant will allow UNT researchers to study how to produce accessible medicine.

#Department of Biological Sciences, #Research, #UNT News, #College of Arts & Sciences, #2022 Fall

Jesse Eschbach and Roy Redman

Music news

Historic Build

UNT alumnus restores 1924 pipe organ on campus.

Written by: Heather Noel

#Music, #Music, #College of Music, #2022 Fall

Photo of Andy McDowall sworn in as a non-voting Student Regent

UNT System

New Regents

Alumni and a computer science student represent UNT on board.

#Regents, #UNT News, #2022 Fall

Farah Fleurima

Alumni Spotlight

Talent and Tenacity

Alumna lands job as homepage editor at "The New York Times'" South Korea bureau.

Written by: Jessica DeLeón

#College of Arts & Sciences, #Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, #College of Music, #Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism, #Alumni Profiles, #2022 Fall

April Becker and Carlos Lopez

Innovation

Increasing Opportunity

UNT joins Alliance of Hispanic Serving Research Universities.

#Research, #UNT News, #2022 Fall

Photo of students dipping class rings in library fountains

Traditions

Ring Dive

Students celebrate their time as students at UNT’s Ring Ceremony and Eagle Ring Dive.

#Alumni Life, #Traditions, #UNT Alumni Association, #2022 Fall

Deante' Moore

Star Student

Courage to Help Others

Counseling major Deante' Moore uses personal experiences as a leader in student organizations.

Written by: Jessica DeLeón

#Counseling, #UNT News, #2022 Fall

Angela Tortorice

Alumni Spotlight

Record-Setting Runner

Alumna ran her way to a milestone achievement.

Written by: Danielle Zachariah

#Department of Accounting, #G. Brint Ryan College of Business, #Alumni Profiles, #2022 Fall

Lee Hughes

Perspective

Fulfilling Dreams

Biology Professor Lee Hughes ('87, '94 M.S., '98 Ph.D.) recalls how UNT shaped his life.

#Department of Biological Sciences, #Science, #Essays, #2022 Fall

To the Skies & Beyond illustration of satellites and space telescopes

Research

To the Skies and Beyond

Faculty and alumni help NASA with innovative discoveries.

Written by: Jessica DeLeón

#Research, #College of Science, #Features, #2022 Fall

Expert Take - Job Seeking Advice

Expert Take

Job Seeking Advice

UNT faculty and staff explore how the COVID-19 pandemic affected the job market.

#Expert Take, #2022 Fall

Cameron Allahverdi

Alumni Spotlight

Minding His Business

Entrepreneur Cameron Allahverdi has found a niche in the business world by customizing urns.

Written by: Jessica DeLeón

#G. Brint Ryan College of Business, #College of Visual Arts and Design, #Alumni Profiles, #2022 Fall

Mean Green Football

Mean Green

Strong Start

Football news, Unity Plaza and the newest Hall of Fame inductees.

#Mean Green, #Mean Green Athletics, #2022 Fall

UNT President Neal Smatresk

From our President

Prioritizing Student Success

UNT's caring spirit and career-ready focus lead to record-setting enrollment.

#President, #From Our President, #2022 Fall

Photo of UNT Alumni Assocation Distinguished Alumni Achievement Awards

Giving Impact

Soaring Eagles

Distinguished Alumni Achievement Awards recognize professional achievements.

#Alumni Awards, #UNT Alumni Association, #2022 Fall

Illustration of eagle mascot on top of the letter "T"

Retrospective

Beloved Traditions Turn 100 Years Old

The alma mater and the eagle mascot have endured as campus favorites.

#Traditions, #2022 Fall

Kari and Justin LaRusch

Dialogue

Campus Visit

Alumni return to campus with their children to reminisce.

#Letters, #Letters, #2022 Fall

Photo of monument saying "University of North Texas"

Research

Aphasia Support

New service helps those with disorder that impairs language abilities.

#Health, #UNT News, #Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, #College of Health and Public Service, #2022 Fall

Jason Blackwell

Alumni Spotlight

Last Man Standing

Alumnus is the winner of a national cooking show.

Written by: Danielle Zachariah

#Department of Criminal Justice, #College of Health and Public Service, #Alumni Profiles, #2022 Fall

Book cover for "School for German Brides"

Faculty books

New Books From Alumni and Faculty

World War II, the Texas Rangers and artificial intelligence are the topics covered.

#Books, #Books, #2022 Fall

Amy Blakely Laine

Alumni Spotlight

Aging with Care

Gerontology alumna uses her family experiences to aid others in caregiving for their loved ones.

Written by: Erikah Woodworth

#Department of Applied Gerontology, #College of Health and Public Service, #Alumni Profiles, #2022 Fall

Arath Herrera

Online Feature

First in Flight

Two first-gen students share their experiences as they navigate dreams of earning a degree.

Written by: Erin Cristales

#College of Arts & Sciences, #Campus News, #Department of Dance and Theatre, #2022 Fall

Aryana Bosh

Alumni Spotlight

A Platform for Change

Alumna Aryana Bosh ('21) is crowned Miss Black Texas 2023.

Written by: Nabeela Iqbal

#Department of Rehabilitation Studies, Social Work, and Addictions, #College of Health and Public Service, #Alumni Profiles, #2022 Fall

Kevin Hawkins

Alumni Spotlight

Show of Force

Singer Kevin Hawkins, a College of Music alum, is getting his voice heard by millions.

Written by: Jessica DeLeón

#College of Music, #Alumni Profiles, #2022 Fall

Darren Bowden

Alumni Spotlight

Key to Creativity

Darren Bowden uses the skills he learned at UNT for his corporate job and musical passions.

Written by: Jessica DeLeón

#Department of Management, #G. Brint Ryan College of Business, #Alumni Profiles, #2022 Fall

Theresa Neil

Alumni Spotlight

A Career By Design

Alumna Theresa Neil's company creates user-friendly websites for big companies.

Written by: Jessica DeLeón

#G. Brint Ryan College of Business, #Alumni Profiles, #2022 Fall