Former UNT System regent and alumnus Don Buchholz ('52) was honored with a Doctor of Humane Letters honorary degree at May commencement for his extensive contributions to UNT as a longtime supporter.
The research of Yan Wan, assistant professor of electrical engineering, could impact industries using smart cyber-physical system technology. This spring, Wan, who has researched Wi-Fi capable drones, earned a National Science Foundation CAREER award to develop an innovative theoretical framework for cyber-physical systems.
Housed in UNT's College of Business, the logistics and supply chain management program was ranked third in a new study of supply chain technology education by Software Advice, an online database providing research and reviews of software applications. UNT ranked high due to its integration of new technology into the program.
Andrea Tantaros, who rotates as co-host of <em>Outnumbered</em> and <em>The Five</em> on Fox News Channel and has been a contributor to the network since 2010, spoke in May on national security issues.
The time capsules unearthed on University Day were full of interesting items. The 1962 capsule included the books Profiles in Courage by John F. Kennedy, 1984 by George Orwell and a Cambridge Bible. Larry McMurtry's ('58) Lonesome Dove was placed in the 1988 capsule, along with unusual items like vampire teeth and other memorabilia from campus blood drives, a metal ashtray from the NTSU Union, and a photo of the members of the drumline along with their phone numbers. What items would you have put in a time capsule that was buried when you graduated? Or what items would you put in a UNT time capsule today?
1962 has been a magic year for North Texans -- University Year! The change in North Texas State College was more subtle and more profound than simply a change in name. In 1962, students were prouder, scholarship more important, and spirit more vital and purposeful than ever before. ...
I recently was able to reunite with some of my closest Kerr Hall dorm buddies from more than 30 years ago. It was a terrific weekend. We took one day to just walk around campus and relive the memories of the paths to and from our classes.
Working on my M.B.A. in finance from 1981 to 1984, I would close my office door at Frito-Lay in Dallas at 5 p.m., travel up I-35 (always under construction!) toward Denton, stop at a Braum's for a burger or, if I was in a hurry, at the gas station mini-mart for a bag of Lay's and a soft drink, and spend the evening in class.