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untd campus update
February 29, 2024

'Trailblazer 360' Welcomes High School, Transfer and Graduate Students on Saturday, April 6

Potential students can get a close-up look at everything The University of North Texas at Dallas (UNT Dallas) offers during its annual spring open house, Trailblazer 360 Preview Day, on Saturday, April 6, 2024. UNT Dallas will welcome high school juniors, seniors, and college students considering a transfer so they can design the next steps of their educational journey.

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February 26, 2024

Ryan Tower Recognized with Design Award

The Precast Concrete Institute (PCI) has recognized the University of North Texas at Dallas’ landmark Ryan Tower with a 2024 PCI Design Award. The structure is one of just 19 projects nationwide to be selected for this honor.

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February 26, 2024

College of Law Professor Cheryl Wattley Honored by Smith College

University of North Texas at Dallas (UNT Dallas) College of Law Professor Cheryl Wattley has been awarded the 2024 Smith College Medal by her alma mater in honor of her leadership in legal education, criminal justice and civil rights.

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regional law enforcement training center
February 08, 2024

New Law Enforcement Training Center Coming to UNT Dallas Following Largest-Ever Gift

After years of planning and collaboration, The University of North Texas at Dallas (UNT Dallas) and the City of Dallas announced a generous $10 million grant from the Communities Foundation of Texas (CFT) towards a new Law Enforcement Training Center at UNT Dallas. The grant from CFT’s W.W. Caruth, Jr. Fund will significantly advance the design and construction process of the new police academy and represents the largest philanthropic contribution to UNT Dallas in the university’s history.

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UNT Dallas President Bob Mong
January 22, 2024

University President Bob Mong Announces He Will Retire in July

UNT Dallas President Bob Mong has announced he will retire in July 2024 after nine years leading the university.

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January 22, 2024

$2 Million Donation Will Create First Endowed Position in UNT Dallas History

A generous grant of $2 million from the Communities Foundation of Texas will establish the first endowed position at UNT Dallas, which will be held by the executive director of the Caruth Police Institute.

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untd alumni
January 08, 2024

Alumni Share Opinions About Their Experiences and Future of UNT Dallas

In a wide-ranging survey, UNT Dallas alumni expressed their thoughts and opinions about their academic experience and the university's future.

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untd campus update
December 15, 2023

2023 Graduate Plans Career in Politics and Government, But First an MBA

Graduating senior Cristian Medina will stay at UNT Dallas to earn an MBA. He plans to give back to his community by mentoring others, serving in government and running for political office.

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November 13, 2023

College of Law Remembers Assassination of JFK 60 Years Later

As the United States approaches the 60th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, a group of esteemed Dallas journalists gathered at the UNT Dallas College of Law to share their memories, insights and experiences. A pioneering business leader and former Texas state legislator joined them in a provocative and enlightening discussion.

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untd campus update
November 02, 2023

President Bob Mong Honored by All Star Project of Dallas for Impacting Lives of Youth

UNT Dallas President Bob Mong has been recognized by the All Stars Project of Dallas for significantly impacting the lives of local youth. Mong was honored as an outstanding educational and community leader at the All Stars Project's 10th-anniversary celebration, A Decade of Development, on Oct. 30, 2023, at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas. He has served as UNT Dallas President since 2015.

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true blue open house
October 19, 2023

True Blue Preview Day on Nov. 4 Will Welcome High School and Transfer Students

The annual fall open house at UNT Dallas, known as True Blue, will welcome high school and transfer students and their families to campus on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2023.

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October 16, 2023

Police Chief Christopher Shaw Named to "40 Under 40" List of Law Enforcement Leaders

UNT Dallas Police Chief Christopher Shaw has been recognized by law enforcement peers as one of its "40 Under 40" for his commitment to protecting and serving the main campus and College of Law. He accepted an award for the honor from International Association of Police Chiefs.

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students walking in high heels
October 09, 2023

UNT Dallas Men Walk a Mile in High Heels for an Important Cause

UNT Dallas men, including students, faculty and staff, and their women supporters walked a mile around campus in high heels to raise awareness about sexual violence.

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UNT Dallas law school vigil
October 05, 2023

College of Law Recognizes Wrongfully Convicted Texans Who Were Exonerated

The University of North Texas College of Law held a candlelight vigil and special event to recognize men and women who were exonerated after being wrongfully convicted and imprisoned. It was the first annual event by the law school's Joyce Brown Innocence Clinic to mark International Wrongful Conviction Recognition Day each October 2.

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untd campus update
September 29, 2023

Ground Broken for Innovative, State-of-the-Art STEM Facility

The University of North Texas broke ground for a new state-of-the-art STEM building that will serve students seeking high-demand healthcare careers and well-paying professional roles. It will open in 2026.

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untd campus update
September 08, 2023

Innovative Young Inventors Take Center Stage at UNT Dallas-Wipro K-12 Science Fair

Some of the brightest young minds in North Texas shared the stage at the inaugural “Great Scientist Soiree” on Aug. 30. It was the first science fair of the new school year, hosted by UNT Dallas and Wipro, a leading technology services and consulting company with an extensive presence in North Texas. Talented elementary, middle and high school students demonstrated their ideas, posed for photographs and received trophies. The fair showcased 35 projects by 53 students from first grade to high school sophomores attending 27 schools.

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blue chip
August 21, 2023

New CPI Program Offers Free Mental Health Services to Law Enforcement Officers

Texas Blue Chip Program stands as a vital support system for law enforcement personnel during the most challenging junctures of their careers. The urgency of this program is underscored by the distressing statistic that Texas recorded the highest number of law enforcement officer suicides in 2022, with a total of 16 lives lost.

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conrad scholars at 30th anniversary reception
August 14, 2023

Dr. Emmett J Conrad Leadership Program Celebrates 30th Anniversary

For 30 years, the esteemed Dr. Emmett J. Conrad Leadership Program has empowered students by providing paid summer internships. This summer it celebrated its 30th anniversary with an event attended by current students, alumni and State Sen. Royce West, who founded the program in 1993.

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Athletic Director Jack Allday
July 17, 2023

Athletic Director Jack Allday Remembered for Many Talents, Generosity and Kindness

Jack Allday, the first athletic director at UNT Dallas, passed away over the weekend.

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eleanor conrad
June 30, 2023

Remembering Education and Civil Rights Advocate Eleanor Conrad

Mrs. Eleanor Conrad, the widow of Dr. Emmett J. Conrad, passed away this week at the age of 99.

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unt dallas principal impact collaborative
May 16, 2023

Innovative Educational Program Will Develop Principals for STEM Schools

A new academic program at the University of North Texas at Dallas (UNT Dallas) offers aspiring principals an opportunity to specialize in leading STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) schools. And it comes with an added bonus: free tuition and no fees through a grant from the Texas Instruments Foundation.

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May 12, 2023

Students Tackle Food Insecurity Through 'Design Thinking' Solutions

Five UNT Dallas students are teaming up to create solutions for the food insecurity problem in the community surrounding the university.

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eduardo hernandez
May 05, 2023

Eduardo’s Experience: From First-Generation College Student to Fortune 500 Employee

Growing up, Eduardo Hernandez’s parents would always ask him, “How does this work?” If he didn’t already know, he would find the answer. That curiosity and comfort with technology eventually led to the UNT Dallas student earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Information Technology.

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luis mata award
May 05, 2023

Luis' Story of Success: Student, Leader, Mentor

As the oldest of four children, UNT Dallas senior Luis Mata set an important example for his younger siblings. He is the first in his family to graduate from college. They will follow in his footsteps. As a future entrepreneur, he hopes to set an example for those who want to pursue their dreams of running or owning a business.

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jessica armstead
April 26, 2023

Jessica's Journey: From the Streets to the Commencement Stage

From homeless and depressed to Student Government Association President and McNair Scholar, UNT Dallas senior Jessica Armstead beat the odds and overcame obstacles to achieve academic success.

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Stage View at Conference
April 20, 2023

UNT Dallas Hosts First Advancing Socioeconomic Mobility Conference

The UNT Dallas Center for Socioeconomic Mobility Through Education is hosting the first-ever Advancing Socioeconomic Mobility Conference in Dallas on April 20 and 21.

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March 07, 2023

High School, Transfer and Graduate Students Invited to 'Trailblazer 360' Open House April 1

The University of North Texas at Dallas is opening its campus on Saturday, April 1, 2023 to high school juniors, seniors and college students considering a transfer so they can design the next steps of their educational journey.

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Dr. Monica Williams, UNT Dallas Vice President of Student Advancement and President of the UNT Foundation
March 01, 2023

Vice President of Advancement Dr. Monica Williams Honored as One of Six "Women of Influence"

Dr. Williams is among six women chosen for their groundbreaking leadership by Dallas-based Cheryl Magazine and the non-profit Soul Reborn in recognition of Women’s History Month.

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UNT Dallas President Bob Mong
February 14, 2023

Dallas Morning News Names New Scholarship in Honor of UNT Dallas President Bob Mong

The Robert Mong Endowed Scholarship will provide financial assistance for UNT Dallas students and recognize Mong’s distinguished journalism career

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untd campus update
February 09, 2023

UNT Dallas to Study Community Healthcare Innovations Developed During COVID-19 Pandemic

The University of North Texas at Dallas (UNT Dallas) has been awarded a $150,000 grant by Texas Health Resources to study emerging and innovative approaches to healthcare developed during the pandemic.

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February 08, 2023

African American Pioneers in STEAM Museum Opens at UNTD Innovation Center

In celebration of Black History Month, the UNT Dallas Rising Blazers will host a special viewing of the African American Pioneers in STEAM Museum Showcase Feb. 11-12 and Feb. 16-17 at the UNT Dallas Innovation Center, 4315 S. Lancaster Rd., Suite 180, Dallas.

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