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The BIG Event – 2015

February 6th, 2015 | Posted in Alumni News

The BIG Event - 2015Join the University of North Texas Alumni Association, UNT students, faculty, staff and fellow alumni as we celebrate a day of service through The Big Event.

On Saturday, March 28, 2015, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m., thousands of UNT Eagles will join together in helping our community.

Any UNT alum who registers will work on the Stop Hunger Now project packaging meals in the Gateway Ballroom on the UNT campus.

Tentative Schedule for UNT Alumni at The Big Event:

8 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. — Welcome all volunteers to The Big Event, Library Mall, UNT Campus

9 a.m. – Noon — Volunteer work assignment; UNT Alumni works with Stop Hunger Now in the Gateway Ballroom, UNT Campus

Noon – 2 p.m. — Party on the Mall with pizza and music for volunteers

Please register here by Monday, March 9, 2014. More details will be emailed to you with the alumni association’s community service placement!

Great Conversations 2015

February 6th, 2015 | Posted in Alumni News

UNT Honors College Presents

UNT Honors College Presents:

Great Conversations is a unique event benefiting the Honors College at the University of North Texas. This engaging program brings together individuals of accomplishment and skill to facilitate conversations on important, diverse, and stimulating topics, ranging from the intellectual to the lighthearted.

The event is scheduled for February 24, 2015, in the Apogee Stadium Clubroom at UNT (1251 S. Bonnie Brae, Denton, TX 76207). Check-in for guests begins at 6:00 p.m. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. Guests will be invited to begin conversations with the expert of their choice following a superb dinner. Tickets are $75.00.

Proceeds from the event will directly benefit Honors College students by supporting insightful and exciting programming, as well as scholarships for Honors College students.

Select your table and reserve your tickets for an evening of fascinating people, interesting ideas and Great Conversations HERE NOW! http://honors.unt.edu/great-conversations-2015

2015 UNT Football Schedule Released

February 6th, 2015 | Posted in Athletics

2014 Men Green Football vs Southern Methodist University

The 2015 North Texas football schedule features two first-time meetings, seven opponents that played in bowl games last season, and the return to the site of one of the greatest victories in Mean Green history.

2015 North Texas Football Schedule:

Sept. 12 at SMU
Sept. 19 RICE*
Sept. 26 at Iowa
Oct. 3 at  Southern Miss*
Oct. 10 PORTLAND STATE
Oct. 17 WESTERN KENTUCKY*
Oct. 24 at Marshall*
Oct. 31 UTSA*
Nov. 7 at Louisiana Tech*
Nov. 14 at Tennessee
Nov. 21 at Middle Tennessee*
Nov. 28 UTEP*

CAPS – home games at Apogee Stadium
* – Conference USA games

http://www.meangreensports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/020215aad.html

 

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February 6th, 2015 | Posted in Partner Profiles

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Calendar of Events

February 6th, 2015 | Posted in Events

Highlights

March

The Big Event
UNT Denton Campus

April

April 8
Halfway There
UNT Alumni Center

April 16
Senior BBQ
UNT Alumni Center

April 18
Spring Green and White Football Game
Apogee Stadium

April 23
Ring Presentation Ceremony
Gateway Center Ballroom

May

May 1-9
Southern Culture Cruise

May 12
Kuehne Speaker Series

May 16
Commencement
Apogee Stadium

September

September 13
UNTAA Pavilion Party
UNTAA Alumni Pavilion

UNT vs. Rice
Apogee Stadium

October

October 10
UNTAA Pavilion Party
UNTAA Alumni Pavilion

UNT vs. Portland State
Apogee Stadium

October 17
UNTAA Pavilion Party
UNTAA Alumni Pavilion

UNT vs.Western Kentucky
Apogee Stadium

October 31
UNTAA Pavilion Party
UNTAA Alumni Pavilion

UNT vs. UTSA
Apogee Stadium

November

November 28
UNTAA Pavilion Party
UNTAA Alumni Pavilion

UNT vs. UTEP
Apogee Stadium

UNT News Briefs

February 6th, 2015 | Posted in UNT News Briefs

Feeding the Eagles

Feeding the Eagles

This spring, the UNT Dean of Students Office will open a food pantry to serve as a temporary solution for students who find themselves unable to buy healthy, nutritious food after taking care of other expenses.



UNT to offer special tuition rate for Oklahoma residents

Starting in Fall 2015, Oklahoma residents pursuing a bachelor’s degree at the University of North Texas will pay roughly half the cost of nonresident (out-of-state) tuition.

Click here to read the full story.



Hatton W. Sumners Foundation awards UNT up to 10 Master of Public Administration fellowships

The UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service received a grant for up to five new fellowships to be awarded to students entering the Master of Public Administration program in the 2015 fall semester.

Click here to read the full story.



UNT College of Music’s spring 2015 season gives audiences world-class performances

The UNT College of Music’s spring 2015 season brings internationally renowned performers to work with students and faculty, allowing audiences to reap the benefits of world-class concerts.

Click here to read the full story.

Colleges and Schools Highlights

February 6th, 2015 | Posted in Highlights

College of Education

Counseling alumnae receive national awards from Association for Play Therapy

Terri Gonzales (’12 Ph.D.) received the Student Research Award for her dissertation research, “Child Teacher Relationship Training as a head start: early mental health intervention for children exhibiting disruptive behavior.” Terry Kottman (’87 Ph.D.), director of The Encouragement Zone, received the Lifetime achievement award. Full story…

Less Pain, More Gain – Studying ways to boost exercise results gets UNT researchers $45,000 in grants

Less Pain, More Gain

Three University of North Texas researchers have been awarded grants totaling more than $45,000 to study topics that could someday help athletes and everyday fitness enthusiasts train more effectively. Faculty member Jakob Vingren, doctoral degree candidate Adam Venable and dual doctoral and master’s degree candidate Danielle Levitt each received awards from the National Strength and Conditioning Association – for a total of three of the organization’s five award categories – related to their work in UNT’s Applied Physiology Laboratory within the College of Education’s Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. Read more…

Emily Klement Alumna helps establish petroleum technology program at community college campuses

Recent College of Education doctoral graduate and recipient of the Higher Education program’s Distinguished Alumni Award, Emily Klement (’92, ’94 M.Ed., ’12 Ed.D.), was instrumental in establishing a new educational program at the Bowie and Graham Campuses of North Central Texas College (NCTC). Klement has served as the dean of those campuses of NCTC since 2012. Full story…


Mayborn School of Journalism

UNT Mayborn Alumni Updates

Hal Hilliard, B.A. ’06,  received the Highly Commended Applied Paper Award at Corporate Communication International’s Conference on Corporate Communication 2014, held June 3 – 6, at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong for his paper, “ ‘AP’ Stands for ‘Associated Press:’ Defining the Success of the World’s Oldest Media Company’s First Rebranding.”  Corporate Communications: An International Journal, published by Emerald Group Publishing Limited (UK), sponsors the annual award. Presenting the award was Michael B. Goodman, PhD, North America Regional Editor of Corporate Communications: An International Journal and CCI Director. Hal Hilliard
Theresa Gage Theresa Gage, B.A. ’90,  has been promoted to vice president for the western Region  of Undertone, a digital advertising firm. She’ll be based in Southern California. She is pictured with Roy Busby, one of her former professors and a mentor, at her going away party in Dallas in January 2015. She will continue to serve on the Mayborn School of Journalism Board of Advisors.


College of Music

UNT voice professor Jennifer Lane sang on the recording of Milhaud’s L’Orestie D’Eschyle, which was produced by the University of Michigan’s School of Music.

Although the opera categories will not be announced during the Grammy broadcast on CBS, they will be shown as part of the pre-broadcast ceremony beginning at 2 p.m. EST online at www.grammy.com/live.

If you need any additional information, please don’t hesitate to ask.


Innovation Greenhouse

The Innovation Greenhouse is a co-working space for our students’ innovation activities.  It collaborates and leverages with existing university resources while building new partnerships with the North Texas region businesses, startups, not-for-profit organizations, and governmental agencies.

Be part of developing tomorrow’s creative class.

For more information, click here!


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