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UNT Dallas has taken a significant step in being recognized as a leading academic university, ranking No. 22 in the U.S. News Best Colleges 2020 rankings for Best Undergraduate Teaching among institutions in the Regional Universities West classification.

Over the last few weeks, Dallas Morning News education reporter Corbett Smith has been researching our story, talking with President Mong and many others.

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Two master’s counseling programs housed in UNT Dallas’ School of Human Services has been awarded full accreditation status through 2025.

professor Charlene Conner

Few people can boast of having a school named in their honor. UNT Dallas School of Business professor Charlene Conner will be able to do just that when the new University Method of Education (UME) Preparatory Academy Dr. Charlene Conner Learning Center opens its doors this fall.

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At UNT Dallas, the School of Education’s Emerging Teacher Institute (ETI) is training and educating the next generation of teachers. These future teachers view the profession not simply as a job, but as an essential calling.

The proof is in the awards that UNT Dallas graduates are piling up.

dean karen shumway

Dr. Karen Shumway, dean of the UNT Dallas School of Business, was honored by the North Texas Business Council for the Arts by successfully completing nine months of training to become a Leadership Arts Institute graduate.

Dr. Patricia Wynn

UNT Dallas' Patricia Wynn, Lecturer of Business Finance, has been appointed to serve as a member of the Institute of Management Accountants Global Board of Directors for a one-year term. 

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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.

danielle zapata

Danielle Zapata, second-year law student at UNT Dallas College of Law, grew up in Arlington but left the state of Texas to study Biomedical Engineering at the University of Arkansas. After earning her degree, Danielle set her sights on law school. She recalls several key factors that led her to choose UNT Dallas College of Law.

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The School of Business added to its list of accolades with a banner week that included accounting professor Dr. Cathy Scott winning a national award for innovation, and the UNT Dallas SHRM Student Chapter earning the highest honor awarded by the Society for Human Resource Management.