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Summer 2007 vol. 57 no. 2

The North Texan Summer 2007 issue vol. 57 no. 2

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Basketball's dream season, works from the documentary film program, an acclaimed chef and a San Antonio fight doctor fill the pages of the summer issue.

Happy Anniversary to Us
The North Texan in magazine form is 10 years old this summer. Check out our memories from issues past.

UNT Wallpaper
Our photo gallery offers a few UNT sights you're welcome to choose for wallpaper.

feature stories

Six Years in the Making
Coach Johnny Jones and the men's basketball team celebrate their trip to
the Big Dance.
— By Linda Stewart Ball and
C. Anthony Mosser

French Chef Extraordinaire
Andrew Weissman became an international star after he discovered cooking was his calling.
— By Cass Bruton

The Fight Doctor
Ruben Tenorio takes care of boxers around the world and patients back in his San Antonio neighborhood.
— By Mark Wright

Behind the Camera
From Beirut to Surfside to Istanbul, documentary film students pursue the subjects that interest them.
— By Nancy Kolsti


Still from I Named Her Angel


Film clips
Check out film clips from UNT's documentary filmmakers



alumni news  

Alumni Items
Alumni Awards

Lasting Faculty Memory: David McGuire

North Texas Exes: Endowment funds, Gulf Coast award

Class Notes

Friends We'll Miss



10 Years and Counting
Check out some of our favorite highlights from The North Texan's life as a magazine

Photos from the April inauguration of Gretchen M. Bataille as the university's 14th president

Student Spotlight
TAMS roommates share USA Today honors

Barnaby Rudge, Lone Star memories, disaster prevention, a noble knight, Route 66

What's Been Happening
International fashions, Troy Aikman and Brad Sham, Virginia Tech memorial, beach ball grads



Read letters about the late Rob Erdle and retired professors John Haynie and Howard Smith. Or send in your own letter to the editor.


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time tracks

On the road
Geography field trips have filled the summers for North Texas students since 1932.

East Texas show
Flossie Belle the blast furnace was a main attraction for students on the Lone Star Steel Co. tour, according to this Campus Chat article.

Down the Corridor
Normal Building burns, attractive yards awarded, Pat Boone debuts, E.T. phones home, Denton area welcomes 940


UNT news

Fountain, plaza and promenade

Texas Governor's School
High school students come to UNT for first governor's school in science

Interim COBA dean
O. Finley Graves to serve as interim dean for the College of Business Administration

New post
Earl F. Gibbons Jr. named vice provost and associate vice president for international education

Fountain, plaza and promenade
Onsteads help dedicate Jody's Fountain and other renovations to library mall

Story concerts
Advanced storytelling class is Creating Ripples … Making Waves with latest digital video tales

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