Stories

Abdulrahman Habib
Bright Minds, Smart Cities

2019 Fall

Growing urbanization requires innovative approaches to infrastructure — and researchers like UNT clinical assistant professor in IPACS Habib Abdulrahman are heeding the call.

Wende Zomnir and UNT President Neal Smatresk
Makeup and Mayhem

Urban Decay founding partner Wende Zomnir (’89) discusses how she shook up the beauty industry with the kind of fearless self-expression that never goes out style.

Elizabeth Leese
Cut from a Different Cloth

Fashion alum Elizabeth Leese (’17) establishes a uniquely excellent reputation as the designer of one-of-a-kind custom bridal gowns.

katy Beth Irwin McGahey ('17) and Ryan McGahey (’17, ’18 M.B.A.) got engaged at UNT's Hurley Administration Building.
The Place for Love

2019 Fall

UNT played a significant role in the relationship of this alumni couple — including their proposal.

Lucky the Squirrel with passport
Eagles Abroad

2019 Fall

This summer, students spread their wings by taking part in UNT's various study abroad trips.

Joe Scott
Ask Him Anything

2019 Fall

Alum Joe Scott's ('98) interest in making movies and comedy turns into a popular YouTube channel.

James Meernik
Supplying a Lesson in Peace

2019 Fall

Political science professor inspires students with outreach project to Colombia.

Michael Mairs
Gaming for Good

2019 Fall

UNT sophomore turns a dorm-room hobby into a platform that raises money to fight cancer.

Horacio Casillas works on pottery
Home Is Where the Art Is

2019 Fall

Horacio Casillas ('18 M.F.A.) fell right into place as an artist-in-residence at The Epic.

Mentors and mentees meet as part of UNT's Professional Leadership Program
The Business of Success

2019 Fall

For 25 years, UNT's Professional Leadership Program has helped students excel in their careers.

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