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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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Zoe and John Kiraly
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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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 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

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 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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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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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 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 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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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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UNT Dallas senior Lauren Herrera
December 01, 2023

Senior Dreams of Becoming a Doctor, After Following Her Mom to UNT Dallas

UNT Dallas graduating senior Lauren Herrera plans to become a dermatologist. She was inspired, in part, by her mother, who is also a UNT Dallas graduate.

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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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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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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 29, 2023

Jennifer Skinner Named UNT Dallas Dean of Students

UNT Dallas has named Jennifer Skinner its new Dean of Students and Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs

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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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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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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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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 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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Kelly Perry and Josh Howard
June 27, 2023

Kelly R. Perry Named Athletic Director, Coach Josh Howard Associate A.D.

UNT Dallas is pleased to announce Ms. Kelly R. Perry as its second Athletic Director. Head Men’s Basketball Coach Josh Howard will add Associate Athletic Director duties to his portfolio.

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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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UNT Dallas MBA Alum
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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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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April 21, 2023

Center for Socioeconomic Mobility Through Education Hosts First Conference

More than 300 thought leaders from diverse backgrounds gathered at The Statler Hotel in downtown Dallas for Advancing Socioeconomic Mobility 2023, a two-day conference focused on innovative approaches to address challenges students face as they seek educational and career opportunities.

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Dr. Jose E. da Silva
April 05, 2023

Dr. Jose da Silva Named Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs

The University of North Texas at Dallas (UNT Dallas) has named Dr. Jose E. da Silva Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs. Dr. da Silva has been serving as Vice President of Student Access and Success on an interim basis since October 2022.

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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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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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January 25, 2023

UNT Dallas Earns Best Rankings in Annual Texas Public University Report Card

The University of North Texas at Dallas has achieved the highest rankings in two key categories of the 2022 Texas Public University Report Card, an annual statewide review conducted by educational non-profit ScholarShot.

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November 30, 2022

$625,000 Awarded to UNTD From The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration

The grant will allow UNT Dallas to provide Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training free of charge to a broad range of individuals, increasing their ability to recognize the signs and symptoms of mental illness, de-escalate a crisis and identify resources available in the community.

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November 07, 2022

Thanksgiving Food Distribution To Be Held Nov. 12, Thanks to NTFB and Tom Thumb / Albertsons

This month's food distribution will include a Thanksgiving turkey for the first 250 families, thanks to Tom Thumb / Albertsons.

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October 31, 2022

$1.5 Million Grant From Greater Texas Foundation To Help Early College High School Students Complete Bachelor's

The funding provides multi-year scholarships for Texas Early College High School graduates to enroll in and successfully complete a bachelor’s degree program at UNT Dallas.

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October 06, 2022

Tony Sanchez Named New Chief Human Resources Officer

Tony Sanchez, a veteran human resource leader, joined the University of North Texas at Dallas on September 26 as the Chief Human Resources Officer.

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September 21, 2022

Cotton Bowl Foundation, CFP Foundation Celebrate Big Day for Teachers at UNT Dallas

A beautiful day in North Texas was the perfect day to celebrate teachers as the Cotton Bowl Foundation and College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation teamed up once again to award grants to three organizations as a part of the Big Day for Teachers

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September 14, 2022

UNT Dallas Celebrates A $2 Million Gift With Dedication of Ryan Tower

With an eye toward the sky and the future, the University of North Texas at Dallas celebrated the dedication and opening of Ryan Tower with a ribbon-cutting ceremony held Tuesday, September 13.

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August 08, 2022

Dr. Macario Hernandez Named First Chief of Staff

The University of North Texas at Dallas (UNT Dallas) has named Dr. Macario Hernandez as its first Chief of Staff. Dr. Hernandez was selected as the top candidate for the position after a nationwide search.

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July 19, 2022

University Advancement Welcomes New Director of Special Projects

Lisa Fields was recently selected as the inaugural Director of Special Projects and Outreach with responsibility for special projects, sponsored project activities, outreach initiatives, development activities and stakeholder communication.

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July 05, 2022

UNT Dallas Police Chief Christopher Shaw Trains at FBI National Academy

Chief Shaw spent 10 weeks at the prestigious FBI National Academy, an elite training program for which only 1% of the nation’s law enforcement officers are invited to participate.

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April 12, 2022

CPI at UNT Dallas Announces Launch of Texas Law Enforcement Peer Network

Texas law enforcement officers have a new tool to support their mental health.

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April 02, 2022

UNT Dallas to Host Trailblazer 360 Preview Day April 9

Open house event for prospective students and their families

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March 20, 2022

UNT Dallas Partners with North Texas Food Bank

The University of North Texas at Dallas (UNT Dallas) and the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) will partner to bring a drive-thru mobile food pantry to campus on Friday, March 25 from 9 a.m. – noon.

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March 09, 2022

UNT Dallas Earns 2022-23 Military Friendly® School Designation

UNT Dallas is designated Military Friendly®

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January 12, 2022

Spring 2022 Update

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January 10, 2022

Campus hosts Texas Philanthropy Leadership Circle

Another indication that the UNT Dallas name and the university's unique mission are gaining traction in southern Dallas and beyond, UNT Dallas on Wednesday welcomed the Texas Philanthropy Leadership Circle to campus. The two-hour visit with members of numerous foundations and organizations consisted of a campus tour, lunch as President Bob Mong detailed the university's

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September 08, 2021

CPI Receives $2 Million from The Texas Instruments Foundation

UNT Dallas has been awarded a four-year, $2 million gift by the Texas Instruments (TI) Foundation. The project focuses on creating an Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement (ABLE) Project™ Center of Excellence at the Caruth Police Institute.

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