UNT System News Briefs – June 17, 2019

Date Published: 
Monday, June 17, 2019

Jupiter House revamp brings new interior, menu items
    North Texas Daily

A graduate design class at the University of North Texas created a total of 38 presentations of what the new shop should look like, each presentation ...

UNT Special Collections contributes to Dallas gay pride exhibit
    Denton Record Chronicle

The University of North Texas Libraries Special Collections partners with the City of Dallas for a Pride Month exhibit that features the stories and ...

UNT Offers Russian Language Summer Class With Grant From NSA
    NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

On a sunny summer day, you could hear conversations echo in the hallway of the language building at the University of North Texas. You couldn't ...

Texas town with no abortion clinics bans the procedure, declares itself 'sanctuary city for the unborn'
    Dallas News

University of North Texas political science professor Dr. Kimi King said the ordinance is meant to prepare the town for a Supreme Court decision ...

Football: UNT picks up commitment from Waco safety
    Denton Record Chronicle

That turnover allowed UNT to add Jennings as cornerbacks coach and played a role in the Mean Green landing a commitment from Nichols, a safety ...

Trump Loves the Police, Refuses to Pay Them for His Rallies
    Paste Magazine

... similarly, counties that host a rally see a staggering 226% increase in hate crimes according to researchers at the University of North Texas.

'Mean' Joe Greene's new mission honors wife who died from cancer, gives hope to others
    WFAA.com

And then there's the story about how UNT became the home of the "Mean Green." It was because of his performance back in 1966 during a game ...

Campers take to the skies as they learn about the aviation industry
    Denton Record Chronicle

The camp, which is a local branch of a Federal Aviation Administration program, is handled jointly between the University of North Texas and Tarrant ...

Man of many firsts: Summer editor-in-chief brings change
    North Texas Daily

Featured Image: Editor-in-chief for the North Texas Daily Jelani Gibson in ... Whether it's partnering with local school districts in the community, UNT ...

US State Department will now require social media screening for visa applicants
    North Texas Daily

Lauren Jacobsen, University of North Texas Director of International Student and Scholar services, said she didn't “have the data or expertise,” to tell ...

UNT's Upward Bound, which helps prepare students for college, to begin recruitment in September
    North Texas Daily

The University of North Texas's Upward Bound, a summer program at UNT that prepares Denton high school students for college education and living, ...

UNT Esports program offers $20000 in scholarships
    North Texas Daily

University of North Texas' esports program announced $20,000 in scholarships that will be offered to current players and recruits who “show the ...

Texas student was diagnosed with cancer. So he used his gaming skills to fight back
    Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Now, the University of North Texas freshman from Flower Mound is using his gaming skills to help youths in their fight against cancer. Mairs recently ...