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July 09, 2024

School of Education Partners with Dallas ISD for First Teacher Residency Program

In a landmark partnership with the Dallas Independent School District (DISD), UNT Dallas is launching its first-ever Teacher Residency Program. Five university seniors, all education majors, will be paid to teach for the entire DISD 2024-25 school year, a testament to the strength and significance of this collaboration.

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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

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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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