The right to excellence

Richard Rogers' Miranda research propelled him to the Eminent Faculty Award.

 

 

 

UNT's first quintuplets start their freshman year

The Diaz siblings settle in at UNT as they begin their college journey.

 

 

UNT welcomes the class of 2018

More than 4,000 students moved into UNT's residence halls on Sunday, signaling the start of the 2014 Fall Semester.

 

 

Resources for new UNT students

Welcome to UNT! These resources will help you make a smooth transition to life as a UNT student.

 

 

Continuing a winning culture at UNT

Mean Green linebacker Derek Akunne works for success in the classroom and on the football field.

 

 

UNT professor's research strives to reclassify Indian art

Lisa N. Owen focuses on understudied aspects of religious art and devotional spaces.

 

 

UNT music alumni in elite U.S. Armed Forces bands

Several alumni are making careers performing for the public, veterans, the President and government dignitaries.

 

 

Scholarships, hours of research lead to UNT student's grad school fellowships

Clifford Morrison is the first UNT student to be in Emerald Eagle and Terry scholarship programs and is in the Honors College and McNair program.

 

UNT alumna brings science to life.

Cara Santa Maria, host of her own podcast, Talk Nerdy, promotes science literacy by making it a good story.

 

 

UNT student's research uses horses to help veterans with PTSD

Hallie Sheade's study combines 18 weeks of counseling with interaction with the animals to reduce stress.

 

 

Managing Emergencies

As first responders, community preparedness experts and emergency managers, UNT alumni create promise and hope from disaster and destruction.

 

 

Walking the stage offers UNT student more than a degree

Emily Rose Hernandez graduates this May with support from fellow UNT students.

 

 

Summer sessions offer UNT students more education options

Students can take unique classes, catch up on classwork and graduate on time or early.

 

 

UNT logs 10,000 hours of service in Denton County during The Big Event

Led by students, the event is part of a national movement to make a difference in communities across the country.

 

 

UNT's Child Development Lab molds pre-schoolers, future teachers

Alumni share fond memories of the longtime campus institution.

 

 

 

Study black holes, planets and stars in UNT's astronomy program

Classes and labs offer hands-on experiences for students.

 

 

 

UNT Emerald Eagle Honors recognizes outstanding alumni, students

Annual event honors students and alumni who are making a difference in the UNT community and the world.

 

 

Mean Green goes for gold

Johnny Quinn, former UNT football and track star, to compete on the Winter Olympics men's U.S.A. bobsled team.

 

 

UNT conservation research spans the globe

From Denton to Greenland, UNT researchers investigate endangered species and wildlife threats.

 

 

UNT experience inspires alumnus to give back

David Wachira ('13 Ph.D.) donates first paycheck to support scholarships.

 

 

For the love of the Mean Green

Dedicated UNT fan Ian Campbell will have attended more than 100 games before he begins his freshman year next year.

 

 

Returning to UNT to achieve a dream

Following a successful professional career, trumpeter Will Miller returns to complete his degree.

 

 

UNT alumni reflect on Kennedy assassination, 50 years later

As anniversary nears, a Secret Service agent, surgeon and journalists are preserving their memories.

 

 

Digital Retailing gives students insights into shopping industry

UNT's program, the first of its kind, is blazing the trail to create state-of-the-art shopping options for consumers.

 

 

'Mean Green on the Big Screen' concludes with a big win

Share your photos, videos and memories of the storybook week for a chance to win UNT gear.

 

 

UNT fund allows students to take an active role in preserving the environment

We Mean Green Fund takes students' ideas and makes them reality.

 

 

 

More than sunning and skiing for spring break

UNT students can sign up to volunteer on 15 Alternative Spring Break trips.

 

 

 

Kelsey Hodges is captain of her own destiny

UNT soccer team captain is setting goals in class and on the soccer field.

 

 

 

UNT faculty members shine as teachers, mentors and scholars

UNT's Salute to Faculty Excellence recognition program honors the best of the best.

 

 

 

Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science celebrates 25 years

The academy welcomed its first class in 1988, and thousands have graduated since.

 

 

 

Plant science research at UNT continues to grow

New researcher uses plants to help find health care, fossil fuel, agriculture solutions.

 

 

 

Helping UNT students succeed is our top priority

New campaign puts information and resources for success at students' fingertips.

 

 

 

Studying bugs gives UNT undergraduate researcher insight into water quality

From finding a mentor to providing funding, UNT has helped Marisha Frazier achieve her research goals.

 

 

Hot careers start at UNT

We provide training for some of the nation's fastest growing fields.

 

 

 

Students in U.S.-affiliated Pacific Islands receive UNT master's degrees

LEAP was the first long-distance program outside of the continental U.S. for the College of Information.

 

 

Creative Writing

UNT's rich literary program offers a supportive community for aspiring wordsmiths as they develop into professional writers.

 

 

Transfer student finds support at UNT for success in business

Thomas Pemberton started a business, landed a job and won a marketer of the year award while a student.

 

 

New University Union to open Fall 2015

The new, sustainable building will provide more space and resources for the UNT community.

 

 

Improving healthcare through information

UNT alumna uses knowledge and skills gained through UNT's top-ranked health informatics program to help researchers fight disease.

 

 

UNT student overcomes blindness challenges to earn English literature degree

Melissa Finefrock, who graduates this weekend, says UNT faculty and staff helped her succeed.

 

 

UNT students start new groups to give back to the community

Volunteers support former foster-care students, people with mental disabilities and others.

 

 

UNT presents Ahab Symphony

World premiere of acclaimed composer Jake Heggie's symphony.

 

 

 

UNT announces comprehensive fundraising campaign

Gifts to UNT help students find their green light to greatness, support new initiatives.

 

 

 

UNT students build a Formula SAE series race car from scratch for national competition

From making their own tools to marketing Mean Green Racing to sponsors, students are gaining valuable experience.

 

 

UNT alumnus Clay Cavender on Cavender's Boot City

Pride in his family's business and knowledge learned at UNT helped him grow into multi-state retail chain.

 

 

UNT's Sage Hall puts undergraduate academic services under one roof

The model provides convenience for students and collaboration between service units.

 

 

UNT teaches skills that help students give back to the community

Phillip Hernandez and Danyelle Graves use the knowledge they gained at UNT to help others.

 

 

UNT honors outstanding alumni

2013 Alumni Award winners include current and legendary chart toppers.

 

 

 

Twenty years of UNT McNair Scholars

Program has provided career direction, research experiences for more than 200 students.

 

 

Green is more than a color at UNT

Researchers are developing technologies, products designed by nature or with nature in mind.

 

 

UNT Logistics gives students the edge in job skills

Internships, industry connections help UNT logistics students get ahead.

 

 

Philanthropic support helps Engineering students focus on academics

Makers of the Blackberry proud to fund scholarships, student research.

 

 

UNT professor trademarks a new material for art making

James Thurman turns ordinary paper into extraordinary art.

 

 

Senior learns on-the-job skills at unique setting

A UNT Pre-Veterinary Club event led Allison Duquaine to her calling – and an interesting stint at the Dallas Zoo.

 

 

Tell us what you're thankful for

See what UNT community members are grateful for and share your thankful pics with us.

 

 

2012 Army Times Soldier of the Year

UNT student veteran saves a fellow soldier's life, sets an example for others to follow.

 

 

 

Top researchers honored for scholarship, creative activities

Five faculty have been honored in areas from biology to engineering to film to public health.

 

 

Eli Young Band returns to alma mater to film music video

The American Country Awards nominees chose UNT as the setting for Life at Best title track.

 

 

'Once Upon A Homecoming' draws to a close

Share your photos, videos and memories of the storybook week for a chance to win UNT gear.

 

 

UNT provides a turning point for transfers

Three alumni find new directions for their careers after transferring to UNT.

 

 

Honoring UNT's greatest teachers

Mary Harris, Bruce Bond and Arminta Jacobson are given top recognition during Faculty Excellence Week.

 

 

 

Meet the Ligons: Helping UNT feel more like home

Design professor and his family live in Honors Hall to help students adjust to life away from home.

 

 

Autism center opening brings together UNT's history of research, services

New facility will provide students hands on experience to prepare for careers in autism treatment, research and support.

 

 

Mean Green linebacker plays with a purpose

Zach Orr says UNT football provides him with the opportunity to be his best on and off the field.

 

 

UNT alumnus Doug Wren provides Olympic direction

The RTVF grad directs the beach volleyball live world television feed from the Olympic Games in London.

 

 

UNT dance alumna achieves her dream

Recent graduate Amy Tuley earns a 2-year contract with prestigious Los Angeles modern dance company.

 

 

Cultural Impact

UNT alumni are powering the region with creative expertise, drawing visitors and urban development.

 

 

Tips to prepare for the summer storm season

David McEntire, professor in UNT’s Department of Public Administration, shares what you need to know to be ready.

 

 

UNT mentors help students strive for excellence

Faculty members invest in students' experience and knowledge to help them achieve their goals.

 

 

A fourth-generation UNT graduate

Student's commencement marks another milestone for UNT legacy family.

 

 

 

Jeopardy!

Monica Thieu was browsing the Internet when she noticed the game show Jeopardy! had open auditions online.

 

 

UNT alumni team up for business

The ACM award-winning Eli-Young Band is just one example of UNT alumni working together.

 

 

UNT's water research legacy

Scientists' acute knowledge of water quality lets them lead Texas' restoration and conservation efforts.

 

 

UNT students make the world a better place by serving

Want to lend a hand? There are many ways to volunteer at UNT, like the annual CANstruction project.

 

 

UNT student leads the way in micro-cellular research

Patrick Horn’s findings could help scientists improve human health and nutrition as well as agricultural productivity.

 

 

UNT alumni serving in the medical field

Whether caring for patients or researching in labs, UNT alumni are improving health around the world.

 

 

‘Tis the season to give and give back

Five education alumnae spark opportunity with UNT scholarship gift. Learn how you can give to UNT.

 

 

UNT is one of the top universities in the U.S. for transfer students

The Transfer Center provides services and resources that help transfer students succeed and thrive.

 

 

Supporting our Veterans

Jim Nicholson is one of thousands of vets UNT has served -- and continues to serve -- over the years.

 

 

UNT to observe Veterans Day with several campus events

Activities include a Veterans Day service on the Denton County Courthouse lawn.

 

 

UNT's Dining Services is fueled by innovation, student feedback

Greater variety, vegan menus and Southern comfort food are all available now, thanks to diner input.

 

 

UNT's Homecoming 2011 celebrates 'The Incredible Scrappy'

Join us for the fun and festivities, then share your Homecoming stories, photos and videos.

 

 

UNT researchers examining insomnia and flu shot effectiveness

Students with insomnia can participate in the study; all students can get vaccine for free at health center.

 

 

New UNT Business Leadership Building opened this fall

Equipped with the latest technology and designed to prepare students for a changing business world.

 

 

Did you go to the first game at Apogee Stadium?

Use EaglePan to tag yourself and your friends in our panoramic photo, then share the experience.

 

 

Experience the New Mean Green

Come see Head Coach Dan McCarney usher in an exciting era of UNT football at Apogee Stadium.

 

 

UNT alumnus pledges largest gift in university history

Donation is latest in list of multimillion dollar announcements.

 

 

UNT and Apogee unveil new Apogee Stadium

20-year, $20 million partnership to support UNT and Mean Green Athletics.

 

 

UNT dancing flutist is moved by music

Doctoral student Wayla Chambo is selected to showcase her unique performance at national flute convention.

 

 

UNT's first class of Emerald Eagle Scholars graduates

With help from mentors and student services, the scholars are now beginning to pursue their passions.

 

 

UNT alumni bring robotic dinosaurs to life

Graduates use lessons, skills learned at UNT to create life-size ancient reptiles for zoos and theme parks.

 

 

UNT doctoral student seeks justice for war crime victims

Rosa Aloisi hopes her research will help the international community improve conditions to protect human rights.

 

 

One of UNT's first African American students returns to graduate

More than 50 years after taking her first college classes, Burlyce Sherrell Logan earns a UNT degree.

 

 

NASA's final shuttle launch marks the end of collector's era

For decades UNT Astronomy Program director Ron DiIulio has gathered space program memorabilia.

 

 

Jazz legends honor Leon Breeden at Denton Arts and Jazz Festival

UNT alumni Tom "Bones" Malone, Marvin Stamm, Lou Marini will perform a tribute for the late Jazz Studies director.

 

 

 

Fashion design program creates couture leaders

Graduates of UNT's famously rigorous program pursue high-powered careers, start their own labels.

 

 

 

Student veteran's goal is to be a teacher students remember

Kenneth Brons says UNT faculty, staff helped him find the right road for his future.

 

 

 

Film starring UNT alumna wins an Oscar

Marian Brock plays a main character in the short film, God of Love.

 

 

 

UNT professor earns Grammy nod for concerto recording

Pianist, UNT professor Joseph Banowetz brings to life a composer's music lost in the Holocaust.

 

 

UNT alumnus is president, CEO of Super Bowl XLV Host Committee

Bill Lively helped make history as part of the first Super Bowl in North Texas.

 

 

 

Studying the signaling mechanisms of plants

UNT faculty focus on groundbreaking plant research to feed the planet and save the earth.

 

 

Elite program supports high-achieving student leaders

UNT's Terry Scholars learn how to be tomorrow's leaders while helping humanity today.

 

 

Texas' only accredited undergrad forensic science program

UNT program's hands-on, real world approach prepares students for forensics careers.

 

 

 

UNT student is fascinated by the heart

Adrian Cadar's research could lead to improved treatments for preemie babies with a heart defect.

 

 

Homecoming 2010 Old School

View Homecoming videos and photos and read stories about Homecoming 2010 experiences.

 

 

 

UNT student athletes are students first

Sheffield, associate athletic director for student services, guides student athletes as they work toward degrees.

 

 

 

UNT alumna stays calm and collected in the ER

Dr. Rosalyn Reades takes charge using lessons she learned as an honors student and athlete.

 

 

 

Sustainability and green living power UNT

UNT community uses seed planted by environmental legacy to grow leadership in sustainability issues.

 

 

 

Less time on the charger

UNT professor Saraju Mohanty's goal is to reduce the number of times your devices need recharging.

 

 

 

UNT graduate's business lights up the night

Alumnus David Rosenbaum started and grew a successful fireworks business while still a student.

 

 

 

Behind the scenes

UNT alumni bring major motion pictures, television shows to the screen.

 

 

 

 

Grandparents University

Program bonds grandparents and grandchildren through learning.

 

 

 

 

Student earns $120,000 National Science Foundation grant

Marsha Sowell credits Honors College, McNair Program and caring, helpful UNT faculty with her success.

 

 

 

Gaming program readies students for top industry players

UNT's high-ranking game design program launches careers in booming entertainment field.

 

 

 

UNT faculty mentors guide students one-on-one

Professors focus their experience to train future teachers, researchers, leaders and performers.

 

 

 

Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year and UNT alum Brian Waters

The Kansas City Chiefs' four-time NFL Pro Bowler is recognized for his generosity and support.

 

 

 

UNT researchers are improving aircraft materials

New substances and components are designed to make military jets and commercial planes last longer.

 

 

 

UNT professor on the front lines at 2010 Winter games

Sander Martin, School Psychology Program director, will serve as host in the Olympic Village.

 

 

 

Veterans Center helps growing student demographic

New program guides student veterans through educational options and resources.

 

 

 

 

UNT alumna keeps the U.S. House of Representatives running

Perseverance and a healthy work ethic take Lorraine C. Miller all the way to Capitol Hill.

 

 

 

 

Program uses donations to give books to children

UNT's Success for Life through Reading promotes early literacy for low income families.

 

 

 

UNT students have a lawyer on their side

Kathryn McCauley and Student Legal Services fight for students' rights.

 

 

 

UNT alumna gets naughty in the kitchen

Hospitality management grad Blythe Beck is at the center of a hit Oxygen network reality series.

 

 

 

Form meets function in prize-winning design

Mad Men inspires UNT student Stephen Walsh to create office space.

 

 

 

Homecoming 2009: Share your experiences

Share your Homecoming stories, photos and videos.

 

 

 

A family tradition

With a rich lineage, UNT's family grows green pride as new generations of alumni write their own chapters in our story.

 

 

 

Heating up weapons research

Jeff Helstad, UNT senior, applies his National Guard experience to materials science research.

 

 

 

Bold vision

John Bramblitt, UNT alumnus, views the world through his paintings after losing his sight.

 

 

 

Classroom to catwalk

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

 

 

 

Career counseling

UNT Career Center services can give you an advantage in troubled times.

 

 

 

Smokey goes to Hollywood

UNT grad student's film about an Elvis impersonator gets screen time at L.A. Film Festival.

 

 

 

Creative success

UNT alumni, including Emily Charette, power the creative design for the likes of Metallica, Nike and Fossil.

 

 

 

Love in the fast lane

Matching active singles for low pressure lunch dates is the mission of UNT alumna Irene LaCota, president and chief marketing officer of It's Just Lunch.

 

 

Pain reduction

UNT student Eri Yoshimura looks for ways to lessen pianists' hand and body injuries.

 

 

 

Pop culture academia

UNT classes where modern super heroes, American popular music and Bob Dylan are the study topics.

 



Sculpting Obama

Former UNT art student, Sonya Vasquez, creates wax figure of the 44th president.

 

 


Meet some of our Emerald Eagle Scholars

Watch videos to hear the stories from Cirzy, Darryl and Sarah and learn how you can become one.

 


Can 911 find you?

Ram Dantu's research may make it easier for 911 to locate you if you call from an Internet-based phone.

 



Ready for the worst

Simulated Emergency Operations Center prepares tomorrow's emergency managers and coordinators.

 



The future of lighting

Mohammad Omary leads UNT scientists creating white light that is eco-friendly and affordable.

 



Reality TV trainer

Jessie Pavelka, Lifetime network's healthy living expert on DietTribe, started his journey as a trainer while he was a UNT student. (Photo Credit: Bradford Rogue)

 

 

From G.E.D. to Ed.D.

Condoa Parrent overcomes a rough beginning to find her calling in counseling others.

 

 

 

Student's winning antibacterial creation may save lives

A UNT student's polymer creation that may one day save hospital patients' lives, made him the 2008 Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology winner.

 

 

No place like home

UNT senior helps low-income Denton families fulfill the American dream of home ownership.

 

 

 

Lessons for financial success

Learn how UNT's unique program teaches core money management skills, get advice to help you get through these challenging economic times, and read tips to avoid credit card fraud and save money this holiday season.

 

 

Global Rivers Project Premiere

Welcome to UNT! These resources will help you make a smooth transition to life as a college student.

 

 

 

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Sustainable dining options cater to varying dietary needs.