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Classroom to Catwalk

2009 Fall

UNT alumna pits her designing skills against 15 others on hit show Project Runway.

Srivilliputhur receives prestigious CAREER award

Srivilliputhur’s $430,000 grant will support a five-year research study of ultra-light materials, focusing on magnesium-lithium alloys.

Presidential Honors

2010 Spring

Associate professor receives the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers.

Founder of Citizens for Affordable Energy speaks on campus

As part of UNT’s commitment to sustainability, the university hosted John Hofmeister, founder and CEO of Citizens for Affordable Energy and retired president of Shell Oil, who discussed the U.S. energy industry and its future July 7.

Inaugural Touchdown 5K Run

The inaugural North Texas Athletics Touchdown 5K Run and 1-Mile Family Fun Run will take place at the Mean Green Village on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2009.

New round of funds to digitize newspapers

The UNT Libraries received an additional two-year grant of $399,790 from the National Endowment for the Humanities to expand its digitization of historic Texas newspapers.

Professional Matchmaker

2009 Fall

Matching active singles for low pressure lunch dates is the mission of UNT alumna Irene LaCota.

New premier computing facility

UNT’s new high-performance computing facility will be among the premier facilities of its kind in the country and the largest in the Dallas-Fort Worth region.

Parting shot: Shack-a-Thon

2009 Summer

Students build and spend a night in shelters made of cardboard boxes during UNT’s annual Shack-a-Thon to raise funds for Denton Habitat for Humanity.

See the Freeze video

In memory of Dead Week, on the last Friday before finals this spring, students gathered in the Library Mall and froze in place as the McConnell Clock Tower chimed noon.

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