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Summer 2008 vol. 58 no. 2

The North Texan Summer 2008 issue vol. 58 no. 2

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The summer issue features sustainability, TAMS graduates, Maestro Brusilow's legacy and 20 years of UNT.

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Take our quiz to see how well you remember 1988 (the year North Texas State University changed its name to the University of North Texas). Go to our video interview with retiring conductor Anshel Brusilow for stories about a fateful football game and composer Dmitri Shostakovich. Or check out our video tour of some of the environmentally friendly features of the EESAT Building.

feature stories

UNT at 20
Two decades of growth mark change from NTSU.

Discovering the Future
TAMS alumni reduce shortage of scientists, engineers.
— By Nancy Kolsti

Legacy of Anshel Brusilow
The retiring maestro provided lifelong lessons for music alums.
— By Ellen Rossetti

Being Green
Environmental awareness makes green more than just a school color at UNT.
— By Mark Wright


Green Eyed Monster


Check out details on our alums' Green Eyed Monster film


Follow the One O'Clock Lab Band's July tour of European jazz festivals.



alumni news  

Alumni Items
Alumni award winners

Santa Fe gallery tour

North Texas Exes: Join our network

Class Notes

Friends We'll Miss



Patrol allocation, grandparents raising grandchildren, Sam's story

What's Been Happening
Edible books, International Week, ArtWear, Toulouse birthday, graduation



Read letters about Homecoming at the Vanns, museum memories, international travels and the new organ. Or send in your own letter to the editor.


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eagle tale

Favorite souvenirs: Birds, beanies, books and more remind alums of their North Texas days

time tracks

The Moonmaids
The North Texas Swingtet took to the road with Vaughn Monroe

Reunion, history and photos
Moonmaid Mary Jo Thomas Grogan shares more about the group

Down the Corridor
Volunteer fire company, World's Fair travel deal, Canada and Hawaii trips, 20,000th student, tracing Lewis and Clark


UNT news

silvy statue

J.K.G. Silvey statue
UNT remembers "Doc" with statue dedication

Education dean
Jerry R. Thomas joins UNT in August

COBA dean
O. Finley Graves named new dean of business

Engineering dean
Costas Tsatsoulis' appointment begins Aug. 1

New women's coach
Shanice Stephens heads up women's basketball

Recent deaths
Stefan Bardas, Professor Emeritus of music

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