Sept. 25, 2009
Pass it on: Great things are happening at UNT. Learn about them here and share our successes with your family and friends.
- Many entered. Few won. A television ad describing the educational experience at UNT received a bronze Telly Award (second place) — the Oscar of local and regional commercials. There were more than 13,000 entries. Watch the ad.
- Who’s on your friends list? Communications researchers at UNT are using new methods to study how we manage electronic relationships. UNT has one of only three university-based computermediated communication labs in the United States.
- The web lives on. Web sites from the George W. Bush White House, including project sites from former first lady Laura Bush, can be found in the UNT Cybercemetery, which has been housing archived government web sites since 1997.
- Great balls of fire! UNT astronomy researchers — Ron DiIulio and Preston Starr (above) — were the first to collect chunks of a meteor that blazed across the Texas sky this winter. They are studying the pecan-sized pieces.
- Top value. UNT has been named one of America’s 100 Best College Buys® for 14 consecutive years.