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UNT students celebrated University Day, volunteered for The Big Event and combined skills for an intermedia performance art course.

Green Pride: Be bold, be proud wearing UNT tartan

Join UNT in commemorating 125 years since our founding in 1890 by wearing UNT tartan starting this summer. The university's official tartan design was created by College of Visual Arts and Design student Casey Heidt ('15) as a unique and lasting way to show your green pride during our 125th anniversary celebrations and for years to come.

Alumnus David Wolf named vice president for advancement

Alumnus David Wolf ('04 Ph.D.), with more than a decade of experience in higher education fundraising, alumni relations and marketing, was named UNT's new vice president for advancement.

Joanne Woodard tapped to oversee UNT'S diversity and inclusion

Joanne Woodard, former vice provost for institutional equity and diversity and chief diversity officer at North Carolina State University, was named UNT's new vice president for diversity and inclusion this spring.

Doctoral student mingles with Nobel Laureates

Michael Jones, a doctoral student majoring in chemistry, traveled to Germany to meet and network with Nobel Prize winners during the 65th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting this summer.

Transgender advocate, actress Laverne Cox shares her journey at UNT

Laverne Cox, a transgender advocate and an actress on the Netflix series <i>Orange is the New Black</i>, spoke at UNT in April about how race, class and gender shaped her experience as a transgender woman.

Iconic ice cream makers Ben and Jerry speak at UNT

Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, founders of Vermont's Ben & Jerry's Homemade Inc., spoke on campus this spring as part of UNT's Distinguished Lecture Series.

Mean Green: New basketball coach, cheer and golf team wins

UNT Athletic Hall of Famer Jalie Mitchell ('02) as the new head coach for women's basketball. The North Texas Cheer team competes nationally. Men's golf captures its first Conference USA championship.

Global Connection: Antarctic expedition

For nearly a month this spring, James Kennedy, Regents Professor of biology, and Tamara Contador ('06, '11 Ph.D.), a professor at the University of Magallanes, braved chilly weather and icy conditions to conduct research in Antarctica.

UNT receives cybersecurity designation

The National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security have designated UNT a National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research. UNT is one of about 60 designated research centers in the U.S.

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