UNT libraries' to house Black Academy of Arts and Letters' archives

UNT and the organization entered into a partnership that will bring even more recognition to the contributions and accomplishments of African Americans in the cultural arts, such as Sarah Vaughan, Ruby Dee and Erykah Badu.

UNT students to develop emergency relief plans with SkyLIFE Technology

What's the best way to drop supplies such as water and cell phone batteries by air to people during disasters? UNT's College of Public Affairs and Community Service has teamed up with the company to identify novel approaches and determine their potential for success.

UNT professor John Ruiz finds Hispanics live longer due to illness survival, recovery advantages

For three decades, researchers have pondered the Hispanic Mortality Paradox -- why Hispanics in the U.S. tend to outlive non-Hispanic whites by several years, despite having, in general, lower income and educational attainment levels that are associated with shorter lives.

UNT TAMS student Lily Liu reaches Intel talent finals

Students in UNT's Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science made a big showing at the 2015 Intel Science Talent Search competition, the nation's most prestigious pre-college science competition.

UNT student Ashley Nudge earns national retail scholarship

The sophomore merchandising and digital retailing major was one of five students in the U.S. chosen as a finalist for the National Retail Federation's Next Generation Scholarship, receiving $10,000.

Shannon Goodman named UNT's new enrollment VP

Goodman, former associate vice president of enrollment and student services at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, leads the new division that is charged with improving the quality, quantity and diversity of UNT's student population.

UNT professor Richard Dixon named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

The Distinguished Research Professor of biological sciences is the second UNT faculty member to earn the honor. The professional distinction is given to academic inventors who "have demonstrated a highly prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society."

UNT libraries' Portal to Texas History earns prestigious honor

The portal has been named one of 30 finalists for the 2015 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation's highest honor given to museums and libraries by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

UNT professor Janice Holden receives award from American Counseling Association

Holden, chair and professor of counseling and higher education, earned the Gilbert and Kathleen Wrenn Award for a Humanitarian and Caring Person for her concern for the welfare of others and her passion to fight injustice.

Gen. Wesley Clark discusses his experiences at UNT speech

The former presidential candidate, four-star general and author spoke at UNT in February as the guest speaker of UNT's Distinguished Lecture Series, which introduces the UNT community to the excellence of world-class speakers whose messages enhance student learning outside of the classroom.