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July 15, 2024

Law Professor Cheryl Wattley Authors Autobiography of Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson

UNT Dallas College of Law professor Cheryl Wattley has written a poignant autobiography of the late Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson, who served in elected office at the federal and state levels for five decades.

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June 26, 2024

With Threats on the Rise, College of Law Hosts Judicial Safety Event

The unprecedented increase in acts and threats of violence prompted Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) to gather legal and law enforcement experts, survivors, and judicial safety advocates together at the UNT Dallas College of Law on June 25, 2024.

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June 21, 2024

Criminal Justice Department Launches Innovative Online Graduate Degree with Mental Health Policy Concentration

Recognizing the urgent need and critical challenges facing the criminal justice system, the UNT Dallas Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology is introducing a first-of-its-kind Master of Science in Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Mental Health Policy.

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June 20, 2024

Law Students Will Compete on World Stage in 2024 Nuremberg Moot Court

UNT Dallas College of Law students will participate in the 2024 Nuremberg International Moot Court Competition, a respected global event that will be held in July in Germany.

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June 13, 2024

This Father's Day is Special for Dad and Daughter College of Law Alumni

UNT Dallas College of Law 2024 graduate Zoe Kiraly and her father, John, a 2019 graduate, share a unique bond. More than parent and child, they both earned their law degrees from UNT Dallas – and only five years apart.

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June 07, 2024

Farewell to Legal Mentorship Icon Ernie Higginbotham

A legend of the University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law will retire on June 30. Ernest “Ernie” Higginbotham has been the facilitator of the Judge Louis A. Bedford Jr. Mentorship Program for nearly a decade. Under his leadership, the program has helped more than 800 graduates complete law school and enabled them to make valuable connections within the legal community.

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May 30, 2024

Students Learn the "Three W's" at Socioeconomic Conference

In education, the “Three Rs” traditionally have meant Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic. But what about the “Three Ws?” They were the focus of a first-of-its-kind conference held by the UNT Dallas Center for Socioeconomic Mobility Through Education (CSME) on March 29, 2024.

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May 30, 2024

State-of-the-Art STEM Building Will Transform Campus, Provide Healthcare Pathways

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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May 21, 2024

Trail Ready Summer Bridge Program for Incoming Freshmen Starts June 10

UNT Dallas is launching its first free summer program for incoming freshmen to ensure they are prepared for college-level coursework. The Trail Ready Summer Bridge Program starts June 10. It runs for four weeks through July 3. A second, identical session runs from July 15 through August 8.

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May 15, 2024

Meet the Trailblazing Trio Who Succeeded Through Motivation and Collaboration

Three 2024 UNT Dallas College of Law graduates, LaDyrian Cole, AnnaLiza Rodriguez, and Jamaria Rongey, are true Trailblazers. Through the challenges and opportunities of the past three years, this trio supported and encouraged each other through a unique connection.

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May 15, 2024

Graduates Hear Heartfelt, Inspirational Message from Dallas Mavericks CEO Cynt Marshall

Dallas Mavericks President and CEO Cynthia "Cynt" Marshall shared dramatic, emotional pieces of her personal and professional lives with hundreds of UNT Dallas students and their families at the Spring Commencement ceremonies on May 14, 2024.

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May 10, 2024

2024 College of Law Commencement Set for May 18 at Majestic Theater

The 2024 UNT Dallas College of Law Commencement Ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 18, at the Majestic Theater in Dallas.

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May 07, 2024

Spring Commencement Ceremonies Set For May 14

UNT Dallas Spring 2024 Commencement ceremonies will be held Tuesday, May 14, at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the Texas Trust CU Theatre in Grand Prairie.

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April 16, 2024

Keith Maddox Named Chief Compliance Officer

The University of North Texas at Dallas (UNT Dallas) has named Keith Maddox as its new Chief Compliance Officer. The name of the office Maddox leads has also been changed to the Office of Compliance and Integrity.

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April 09, 2024

College of Law Student Wins Prestigious Legal Writing Award

Nabutsingso “Mimi” Hoshut, a student at the University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law, was recently named champion of The Paper Chase, Baylor University’s legal writing competition for Texas law school students.

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April 09, 2024

Eyes on the Skies: How the April 8 Eclipse Became a Teaching and Learning Opportunity

Students, faculty, staff, alumni, community members, and even out-of-town visitors gathered on the UNT Dallas campus on April 8, 2024, to observe a rare total solar eclipse as it cut across Texas.

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April 05, 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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March 28, 2024

UNT Dallas Welcomes Interim President Dr. Warren von Eschenbach

Dr. Warren von Eschenbach will serve as the Interim President of the University of North Texas at Dallas (UNT Dallas) beginning April 1, 2024. Dr. von Eschenbach will temporarily fill the position held for nine years by Bob Mong, who is retiring later this year. Mong moves to an Associate Chancellor position.

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March 11, 2024

College of Law Receives $500,000 in New Federal Funding for Community Lawyering Centers

The UNT Dallas College of Law Community Lawyering Centers received $500,000 in new funding as part of a spending package signed by President Joe Biden over the weekend. The Centers provide free legal services to eligible residents and handle various kinds of cases.

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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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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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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 19, 2024

Two UNT Dallas Law Review Publications Offer Expert Insight and Analysis

UNT Dallas College of Law aims to inform attorneys and other legal practitioners, as well as laymen, by publishing relevant, timely and impactful content in the UNT Dallas Law Review. It circulates two student-led digital publications, On the Cusp and Accessible Law.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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September 18, 2023

UNT Dallas Scores Highest in North Texas on U.S. News and Washington Monthly College Rankings

The University of North Texas at Dallas (UNT Dallas) has scored the best in North Texas on two newly released rankings of colleges and universities in Texas and across the country. This is the third month in a row that respected, national evaluations have positioned UNT Dallas as a top choice in North Texas. The three reviews are by U.S. News & World Report, Washington Monthly and Money.

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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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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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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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July 31, 2023

UNT Dallas Scores Highest of All North Texas Colleges in Money Magazine Ratings

The University of North Texas at Dallas (UNT Dallas) received the highest rating of all North Texas colleges and universities surveyed in the latest Money Magazine annual “Best Colleges in America” report. UNT Dallas is the only college or university in the DFW region to score 4.5 (out of 5) and one of only six statewide.

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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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July 05, 2023

Students Design and Create 3D Models in First-of-its-Kind Course

Seven fortunate UNT Dallas students spent their summer imagining, designing, and building their own, unique creations using new 3D printers, in a first-of-its-kind course.

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June 13, 2023

In Boot Camp, Students Learn a 'Growth Mindset' Can Help Them Succeed

UNT Dallas students attending a 'Growth Mindset Boot Camp" are learning how and why belief in yourself is important to achieve goals, dreams and success.

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May 31, 2023

New Joint MBA Program Specializes in Economic Development

For the first time, The University of North Texas at Dallas is partnering with the University of Southern Mississippi to offer a unique Master in Business Administration (MBA) degree specializing in economic development.

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May 23, 2023

Dr. Jason Garrett Named Dean of the School of Business

The University of North Texas at Dallas (UNT Dallas) has named Dr. Jason Garrett as its new dean of the School of Business. Dr. Garrett is an experienced leader and administrator, known for innovation and collaboration.

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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 10, 2023

Spring 2023 Commencement Marks Record Number of Graduates

A record number of students are graduating from The University of North Texas at Dallas (UNT Dallas) in the Spring 2023 class. It is the largest in the university’s history, with more than 600 students earning undergraduate and graduate degrees. Students at the university’s four schools received their diplomas and celebrated their achievements during commencement ceremonies on Tuesday, May 9, at Texas Trust CU Theatre in Grand Prairie, TX.

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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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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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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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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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