"Development of a campus for the University of North Texas at Dallas can be the best legacy of bringing the 2012 Olympic Games to North Texas."
Such were the sentiments of Dallas 2012 Chair Tom Luce and other Olympic committee leaders on July 18 when the group's board of directors proposed the future UNT-Dallas campus as its venue of choice for the 2012 Olympic Village.
During UNT's summer commencement ceremonies Aug. 12, some 1,300 students are expected to receive degrees.
Marcia J. Staff, professor of finance, insurance, real estate and law, will be the featured speaker.
Applications are now available for the UNT Leadership Texas Scholarship.
The scholarship, offered for the third year by the Commission on the Status of Women with funding from the chancellor's office, pays for tuition and assists with the application fee and travel and lodging expenses for the statewide Leadership Texas program.
The parking office now allows payment of parking permits by a monthly plan using payroll deductions.
Ken Lavender, curator of the Rare Book and Texana collections, is teaching several students the rare art of bookbinding this summer.
From the elaborate stitching of the pages to the folding of the leather covers, the bookbinding techniques date back to the 17th century.
Ruthann Masaracchia, professor of biological sciences, has been named interim director of the university's women's studies program.
Sidewalk work near the Business Administration, Speech/Drama and Physics buildings is proceeding on schedule, and completion is expected by Aug. 21.
If you make one-syllable words into two syllables, drop the "g" from words ending in "-ing," or stretch out the sound of the "a" in "car" and "park," will you encounter extra barriers while job searching?
Two UNT researchers say it's a strong possibility.
Jana Hawley, assistant professor of merchandising and hospitality management, has found a most unlikely link between the Amish and the Mormons their clothes.
Both groups use sacred clothing as a daily reminder of their faith and as a means of maintaining their religious ways of life, Hawley explains.