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Fall 2001 issue vol. 51 no.3
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Our fall issue features alumni filmmakers, UNT's first black administrator and his role in saving the Dallas Post Tribune, a researcher who went from playing with The Bricks to studying spinal cord injuries, and a host of alumni helping to Americanize Japan's Dragon Ball series.

No place like home
Don't forget, Homecoming is scheduled for Oct. 12-13. Be sure to visit The North Texan tent at the Mean Green Village Oct. 13 for your free Eagle tattoo.

feature stories

Camera-eye Views
Filmmaking is a full-time production for these North Texas alums.
By Nancy Kolsti

From Educator to Newspaperman
UNT’s first black administrator saves a newspaper and serves a community.
By Kelley Reese

This is ... Spinal Research
A switch from rock to research leads to new treatments for spinal cord injuries.
By Nancy Kolsti

Cartoon Connection
Dragon Ball series makes it big in America with help from UNT alumni.
By Rufus Coleman


Richard Borgens
As an undergraduate, Richard Borgens played guitar with The
Bricks and hung out with Don Henley and Jimmie Vaughan.


Several North Texas ghosts take a bow in Time Tracks this issue. Do you have any other-worldly campus encounters of your own to report? Send us your stories and we'll post a few.

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Homecoming 2001:
Athletic Hall of Fame inductees, Mean Green Village location, tailgating news, schedule of events, the Mean Green Club expansion.

Henry James, D-Day plans, stories of the sea, espionage, life in the '20s and '30s, recipes, compensation issues.





Find out more about the bubbling fountain issue, Dr. Davidson, Mark Gash and the latest debater IDs, or send in your own letter to the editor.

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eagle tale

Poochies, Javelinas, Cowboys and Eagles provide gridiron moments to remember.

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time tracks

Jenny McCormack shares tales of Wanda and the boiler room ghost in Bruce Hall and a resident spook in Smith Hall. And down the corridor: Home economics students take a tour, the Eagles score three touchdowns in five minutes, Merlin teaches chemistry and "The Student" finds a new home.

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UNT news

Seminar video online
Conference focused on the Russian military in World War II and the Cold War

UNT alumna killed
Mari-Rae Sopper ('93 M.S.) was a passenger on American Airlines Flight 77

Regents approve appointments
UNT and UNT System positions announced at August board meeting

BUGS program createdBUGS program created
Bringing Up Girls in Science involves partnership with elementary schools

Nasher series set
Polish sculptress Magdalena Abakanowicz will speak on campus Nov. 7

Visitors center planned
University envisions high-tech, interactive destination near new main entrance

Recent deaths
Gary Anderson, retired associate professor of teacher education and administration
Maurice McAdow, Director Emeritus of bands