February 20, 2017
Bishop T.D. Jakes, UNT Dallas Launch MegaFest Entrepreneurship Contest

Bishop T.D. Jakes and University of North Texas at Dallas announced today the creation of an innovative entrepreneurial competition especially for students ages 11 – 19, which will debut as part of this year’s MegaFest, the nationally...

February 13, 2017
Dr. Sura Rath's manuscript selected for publication

Dr. Sura Rath's manuscript, " Theorizing Space and Place in Flannery O'Connor's Fiction," has been selected for publication (2017) in the Flannery O'Connor Review, nationally respected journal. Congratulations, Dr. Rath!

January 30, 2017
Perot Partnership Offers Pre-Service Teachers Valuable Insight, Opportunities

UNT Dallas is proud to partner with the Perot Museum. For more than four years (nine semesters), UNT Dallas and the Perot Museum’s partnership has given pre-service teachers in EDEE 4330 hands-on field experience at the Perot Museum where they...

January 30, 2017
Counseling Program Pursuing CACREP Accreditation

The UNT Dallas Counseling program welcomed the CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs) Accreditation Team for their site visit January 20-February 1, 2017. Having already passed the paper review of the...

January 30, 2017
New Faces: Cynthia Perez

Cynthia Perez joined Dr. Monica Williams’ advancement team as the assistant director for external relations. Perez grew up in Oak Cliff, and received a scholarship to attend SMU. She has a master’s degree from Texas A&M University-...

January 30, 2017
Texas Trees Report Complete

Representatives from the UNT System, Texas Trees, and UNT Dallas will meet soon to discuss how the university can best manage the trees on campus, and ensure the plan is supported by the budget. Initial talks included the possibility of building...

January 30, 2017
Residence Hall on Track for August Opening

The residence hall is on track to be completed by August 2017. While the contractors lost some time due to weather, they are confident the $8 million building will be completed on time.   Nearly 100 students have already expressed interest in...

January 30, 2017
Increased Tutoring, Advising Helping Students Succeed

UNT Dallas is taking a more pro-active approach to helping students succeed academically. For example, more trained tutors are available in the Learning Commons. This allowed 91 percent more math students to receive tutoring in Fall 2016 compared to...

January 30, 2017
Experiential Learning in Action: Local Employers Proud to Hire UNT Dallas Interns

“Stephanie Sierra started at Trinity River Mission as an intern in Spring 2016. During her field placement, she served a very influential role in the creation of a logo for our Girls on a Mission program and provided marketing materials for...

January 30, 2017
Spring Enrollment Up

Spring enrollment at UNT Dallas hit an all-time high for spring 2017. The university is expected to be about 20 percent ahead of last spring, with final numbers expected soon. This includes a significant jump in enrollment for the master’s in...

January 30, 2017
UNT Dallas Shaping the Dialogue on Mental Health Services in Southern Dallas

UNT Dallas is helping to shape the dialogue in regards to mental health services in Southern Dallas. A recent meeting between President Mong Senator Royce West led to the creation of a white paper on the topic, and additional discussions on how UNT...

January 30, 2017
Caruth Police Institute Continues to Make an Impact

UNT Dallas’ Caruth Police Institute (CPI) has generated nearly $100,000 ($98,100) in outside revenue since September 2016, including a $15,000 grant from Walmart. Additional revenue was derived from CPI’s course tuition and other...

January 30, 2017
UNT Dallas Hosts Dallas Entrepreneur Center satellite office as part of Red Bird Mall Revitalization

UNT Dallas is partnering with Trey Bowles, Peter Brodsky, and Michael Sorrell on a southern Dallas DEC project. While the main hub will be placed at Red Bird, small satellite offices will be housed at Paul Quinn College and UNT Dallas. Dr. Karen...

January 30, 2017
Lincoln Collegiate Academy Hosts Recruitment Event at UNT Dallas

Lincoln High School hosted a recruitment fair at UNT Dallas January 21, 2017 promoting its new collegiate academy, set to launch in Fall 2017. The event was similar to one hosted by Sunset High School in November 2016. Dallas ISD’s Lincoln...

January 30, 2017
UNT Dallas Building Bridges with DCCCD Schools

UNT Dallas continues to build bridges with schools in the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) to improve educational opportunities for area students.   On January 6, 2017, members of the UNT Dallas cabinet met with their...

January 30, 2017
UNT Dallas Applies for TRIO Program Funding, Renews Application for Hispanic and Minority Serving Institution Status

The University of North Texas at Dallas submitted the first Upward Bound application in its history on November 28, 2016. UNT Dallas requested funding of $1.2 million from the U. S. Department of Education to begin an Upward Bound (UB) Project for a...

January 30, 2017
UNT System Board of Regents on Campus in February

The University of North Texas System Board of Regents will hold their quarterly meeting at UNT Dallas campus Thursday, February 23, 2017. UNT Dallas’ presentations will focus on the university’s increasing enrollment, the FY2018 budget,...

January 30, 2017
First Town Hall of 2017 Focuses on Strategic Plan, Introduction to Provost Stewart

President Mong held his first campus town hall meeting of the year January 20, 2017. Topics included updates on the strategic planning process, budgets, the legislative session, space allocation, building plans, and an introduction to Dr. Betty...

January 22, 2017
AT&T Contribution Inspires Dallas Students to Become Next Generation of Business Leaders

The University of North Texas at Dallas, Dallas County Community College District and Dallas Independent School District recently signed a memorandum of understanding officially creating two new collegiate academies at Lincoln and Sunset High School...

January 12, 2017
Dr. Gasko Discusses "The Teacher Gap" on KERA

Teacher attrition sits at about 8 percent a year. The discouraging piece of that statistic, though, is that two-thirds of those teachers are leaving the business out of dissatisfaction rather than retirement. We’ll talk about efforts to bridge...

December 21, 2016
UNT Dallas, Health Science Center Partner to Provide Flu Shots

The UNT Dallas Office of Counseling and Wellness Services partnered with the UNT Health Science Center to provide 250 free flu shots to university faculty, staff and students December 6, 2016. The flu shots were given by UNT HSC students. The event...

December 21, 2016
UNT Dallas a Sponsor for Texas African American History Memorial Dedication Ceremony

The University of North Texas at Dallas was the sole university sponsor listed for the Texas African American History Memorial Dedication. UNT Dallas worked closely with Representative Helen Giddings on the event, with several members of the UNT...

December 21, 2016
Monica Williams Named Keynote Speaker for Leadership Luncheon

Dr. Monica G. Williams, vice president of university advancement and president of the UNT Dallas Foundation, was one of the keynote speakers at the Walmart Women in Leadership Luncheon on December 8, 2016 in Houston. The event brought in top-level...

December 21, 2016
HSML Interns Turn Passion into Full-Time Employment

Six UNT Dallas students recently had the good fortune of turning their passion for serving others into internships, and their internships into full-time employment. Each of the six students are in human services management and leadership (HSML)...

December 21, 2016
UNT Dallas Applies for Upward Bound Grant

The University of North Texas at Dallas submitted its first Upward Bound (UB) application November 28, 2016.  UNT Dallas requested funding of $1.2 million from the U. S. Department of Education to begin an Upward Bound (UB) Project for a five-...