North Texan Online Past Issues Contact Us Campaign North Texas UNT Calendar
University of North Texas Home Page
Summer 2002 issue vol. 52 no.2

The North Texan Summer 2002 issue, vol.52, no.2

Direct Link
Class Notes
Contact Us
UNT News

Larry McMurtry's bookstore, obesity, Denton bands from the '90s and pet therapy all share space in the summer issue.

Homecoming 2002

It's not too early to make plans for Homecoming this year. Mark your calendars for Nov. 1-2. That Saturday the Mean Green will take on the University of Louisiana-Monroe.

feature stories

Larry McMurtry’s Dream Job
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author brings books — lots of books — to Archer City.
By Nancy Kolsti

Fat in America
Who’s to blame for our obesity? Experts round up the likely suspects.
By Rufus Coleman

Denton Rocks!
Bands of the ’90s contribute to the musical legacy of North Texas.
By Kelley Reese

Connecting People and Pets
Cynthia Chandler’s animal friends help humans heal, physically and emotionally.
By Cathy Cashio


photo of Denton rock band


We're planning to run a story about cheerleading next year. If you were a member of a North Texas cheerleading squad and would like to contribute to the story, click here.



alumni news  

Alumni items:
Alumni Awards
Lasting Memory: UNT vs. UT, 1988

Class Notes

Friends We'll Miss



Research Report:
Baseball pay, radio managers, teen shoppers, computer protection, organic polymers, play therapy, skating judges


Story of North Texas, murder mystery, school choice, lessons of living, secret recipe, moral integrity, Toru Takemitsu, McMurtry's Berrybenders, Texas sportswriters, CDs

What's Been Happening
The semester in photos




Read letters about Cher's headdress, 1960s research and the mighty soybean. Or send in your own letter to the editor.


University of North Texas

University of North Texas home
Questions or comments about this site



eagle tale

Little do we know at the time of our undergraduate years that earning a college degree isn’t just about knowledge absorption..

Click here

time tracks

Looking Ahead:
'Fessor Graham's 100th birthday

Scaling Walls:
North Texas faculty member Annie Webb Blanton becomes the first woman elected to statewide office in Texas

Down the Corridor:
The college makes plans for an artificial lake, a professor shows off a "Castle on Wheels," the Bloomfield School House moves to campus and William Warde collects neckties


UNT news

photo of engineer

College of Engineering authorized
Plans are to admit the first students in the 2003-04 academic year

New regents appointed
Charles "Chuck" Beatty ('76) and C. Dan Smith ('62) join board

Owning a piece of campus
Wooden replicas of Administration Building benefit scholarship fund

Cheerleaders take first
Team wins its second national Division I-A championship in three years

SOVA to celebrate 10 years
Fall exhibition marks the anniversary of the School of Visual Arts

Twenty-four sign letters of intent
Football recruits include 22 high school seniors and two junior college transfers

UNT news service site