June 26, 2017
UNTD In the News

Thanks to the hard work and diligence of UNT Dallas faculty, staff, and students, the university has received the following media coverage since May 2017:   CBS 11 – Entrepreneurship Camp Teaches Success In Business And Lifehttp://dfw....

June 26, 2017
UNTD Receives NSF Grant for STEM Education

UNT Dallas was recently awarded a  Bridges Across Texas Pre-Alliance Planning Grant for the National Science Foundation's LSAMP partnership with Texas Tech University. The $125,000 grant was funded by the NSF. Work will begin work in August...

June 26, 2017
Upcoming Events

July 4-University Closed for Independence Day July 18-Strategic Planning Kick Off August 3-Ribbon Cutting Residence Hall August 8-Closing Ceremonies for Urban SERCH Institute’s Community Leadership Academy August 17-Move-in Day for the...

June 26, 2017
UNT Dallas, Dallas Morning News Launch Amplify Dallas

High school students will have a unique way to learn the art of hip hop and self-expression this summer thanks to Amplify Dallas, a program put on by UNT Dallas, For Oak Cliff, and the Dallas Morning News. This four-weekend program from July 1-22...

June 26, 2017
Dean Lacy Gives Commencement Address at Dallas Can! Academy

Dr. Constance Lacy, dean of the School of Human Services, gave the commencement address June 10, 2017 for Dallas Can! Academy-Ross Avenue at Jesse Owens Memorial Complex. Lacy spoke to 188 graduates and their families about being “finishers....

June 26, 2017
UNT Dallas Receives $2.58 Million for TRiO Upward Bound Programs

(Dallas, Texas) June 20, 2017—The University of North Texas at Dallas was recently awarded $2.58 million for two TRIO Upward Bound programs from the U.S. Department of Education. The five-year grant will allow the university to better serve...

June 26, 2017
Early College High School Update

UNT Dallas continues its efforts to launch two new Early College High Schools at Sunset High School and Lincoln High School in Dallas Independent School District. University leadership will attend an ECHS conference this August to aid in the school...

June 26, 2017
UNT Dallas Urban SERCH Institute Launches First Community Leadership Academy

(Dallas, Texas) June 20, 2017—The UNT Dallas Urban SERCH Institute launched its first Community Leadership Academy (CLA) Monday, May 22, 2017 with a formal induction ceremony at UNT Dallas. Funded by the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, CLA...

June 26, 2017
Noteworthy on Campus

President Mong Speaks at Cristo Rey: Mong spoke to 250 students about the importance of higher education. He also is working with Cristo Rey leadership about hosting CR interns on our campus. UNTD Leadership Attend Mayor Rawlings’ GrowSouth...

June 26, 2017
#BlazeYourTrail Campaign Seeks to Increase Enrollment, Boost Visibility

UNT Dallas is proud to announce our record summer enrollment, with strong enrollment numbers expected for fall. All three orientations have been full, both for traditional students and transfers. Additional orientations will be held in July and...

June 26, 2017
Twenty Science Teachers Inducted into Wipro SEF Program

Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT), a global information technology, consulting and business process services company along with  partner universities, University of Massachusetts Boston, and the University of North Texas at Dallas recently announced the...

June 26, 2017
United Way Grant Puts Southern Dallas One Step Closer to Opening a Mental Health Clinic

The Southern Dallas community is one step closer to having much-needed mental health facilities thanks to a $25,000 grant from United Way of Metropolitan Dallas. The funds will help plan next steps on the clinic. The GrowSouth investment fund also...

June 26, 2017
UNTD Partners with Campus Safety Magazine to Host Regional Conference

UNT Dallas was proud to be the higher education sponsor for Campus Safety magazine's Campus Safety Conference (CSC) at the Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas in Irving, Texas June 12-13. CSC Texas partnered with UNTD o deliver the latest...

June 26, 2017
UNT Dallas Hosts 9th Annual TexPrep Summer Program

UNT Dallas is hosting its 9th Annual TexPrep Summer Program this summer from June 13-July 20, 2017. TexPrep is a summer program offered to students in 6th-11th grade from Richardson, Irving, Mesquite, Grand Prairie, DeSoto, and Cedar Hill...

June 26, 2017
Staff Members Celebrated at Staff Development Day June 23

UNT Dallas celebrated the hard work of university staff Friday June 23, 2017 during its 5th Annual Staff Council Professional Development Day. This year’s theme for the half-day event is Connectedness, Community and Change. The program...

June 23, 2017
Entrepreneurship Camp Teaches Success in Business and Life (DFW CBS 11)

Twenty-five young men will graduate Friday, June 23, 2017 as members of ELEVATE Leadership Academy's first class. The leadership and entrepreneurship program was hosted by Tim and Terrence Maiden, owners of RISE Clothing Company and the Two-Wins...

June 20, 2017
Dallas Schools, Long Segregated, Charge Forward on Diversity (NY Times)

At UNT Dallas, diversity is one of our core values. Our student body is 43 percent Hispanic, 35 percent African American, 17 percent Caucasian, and 5 percent other nationalities. Our faculty and staff echo that diversity, and celebrate it in the...

June 06, 2017
UNT DALLAS COLLEGE OF LAW EARNS PROVISIONAL APPROVAL FOR ACCREDITATION FROM THE AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION

Decision affirms school’s vision for diversity, quality in legal education Dallas - (June 6, 2017) – The UNT Dallas College of Law has earned provisional approval for accreditation from the American Bar Association. The ABA Council of...

June 02, 2017
UNT Dallas Student Group Receives Prestigious Award from World’s Largest HR Association

Dallas, Texas [June 2, 2017] — The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has awarded a 2016-2017 Merit Award designation to the University of North Texas at Dallas SHRM student chapter for providing superior growth and development...

June 02, 2017
Dallas ISD Teachers Learn Innovative Approach to Handling Stress (WFAA)

Dr. John Gasko, Dean of the School of Education and the Emerging Teacher Institute, has been hard at work training hundreds of Dallas educators the art of mindfulness. It’s been a pillar of ETI since Dr. Gasko began work at UNT Dallas in 2016...

June 02, 2017
T.D. Jakes’ Shark Tank-style competition will teach skills Dallas kids need (Dallas Morning News)

UNT Dallas is on a mission to empower area youth this summer through entrepreneurship. With the help of the Honorable Michael Williams, UNT Dallas’ Distinguished Leader-in-Residence and former TEA Commissioner, the university has partnered...

May 23, 2017
Starbucks Joining Effort to Help Revitalize Red Bird Mall (Dallas Morning News)

Starbucks has selected Dallas' Red Bird Mall (formerly Southwest Center Mall) for one of 15 stores it's opening in low- to medium-income neighborhoods across the U.S. It's a project that is part of what the Seattle-based coffee giant has...

May 19, 2017
2017-2018 SGA Officers, Senators Elected

The Student Government Association held campus wide elections for the 2017-2018 officers April 24-28, 2017. After Candidate Forums and voting, SGA is ready for the upcoming year. Members of the Executive Board include Erick Solis (President),...

May 19, 2017
UNT Dallas Invests in the Future through Scholarships

The University of North Texas at Dallas has financially invested in its vision to be a pathway to social mobility for students and their families through a variety of scholarship funds this spring. These scholarship dollars, combined with UNT Dallas...

May 19, 2017
UNT Dallas Completes Second Million Mile Month, Places First in UNT System

UNT Dallas faculty, staff, and students participated in Million Mile Month for the second consecutive year. Overall, the university placed 32nd out of hundreds of participants and organizations with more than 6,000 miles. The program seeks to...