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A road show exhibit of Dutch graphic art traveled to the UNT Art Gallery in June and July.

photo by Amy Hubbard



Ground was broken June 24 for UNT’s new Chemistry Building, under construction at Hickory and Avenue C. Officials on hand for the ceremony included, from left, Norval Pohl, UNT president; Richard Rafes, UNT senior vice president for administration and UNT System interim vice chancellor and general counsel; Gayle Strange, UNT System regent; Lee Jackson, UNT System chancellor; and Rich Escalante, UNT System vice chancellor for administrative services.

photo by Amy Hubbard


Rachel McMullen and Ashley Touche  

Rachel McMullen, left, academic adviser in the College of Arts and Sciences, talks with new student Ashley Touche at Freshman Orientation July 10.

photo by Ida Castillo


Wind Symphony  

The UNT Wind Symphony helps out at the College of Music’s Conductors Collegium, which began July 14. Instrumental music educators from throughout the country attend the annual workshop and are selected to rehearse with the symphony and conduct it in concert.

photo by Ida Castillo



About 1,800 students applied for graduation this summer, including 50 doctoral candidates. James Duban, professor of English and director of the UNT Office for Nationally Competitive Scholarships, was the featured speaker at the Aug. 9 commencement ceremony.

Photo by Angilee Wilkerson


Chelsi and Cara Cox  

New UNT student Chelsi Cox, right, moved into Clark Hall Aug. 17 with some help from her little sister Cara. UNT volunteers were also on hand to help during Sunday Fun Day as the residence halls opened for the fall semester.

photo by Angilee Wilkerson



The athletics department unveiled a new scoreboard and videoboard at the south end of Fouts Field in September. The new board, which is twice the size of the old scoreboard, treated fans at the home opener against Baylor Sept. 6 to video highlights of last season, music from AC/DC, a live feed of the game, instant replays and a reverberating eagle screech, among other features.

photo by Amy Hubbard




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