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Yarick Molina

UNT Dallas senior Yarik Molina has been selected to the 2020-21 cohort of the Newman Civic Fellows. Students selected for this national honor are leaders on their campuses who demonstrate a commitment to finding solutions for challenges facing communities locally, nationally and internationally.

Courteney Harris UNTD Law Professor

Courteney Harris is the Assistant Dean for the Office of Career and Professional Development at UNT Dallas College of Law. 

After graduating from Xavier University in Louisiana, with a B.A. in English, Harris earned her M.P.A. and Juris Doctor Degree from Texas Southern University.   

The Honorable Royal Furgeson, the inaugural dean of the UNT Dallas College of Law, was named 2020 honoree for the Dallas Bar Foundation (DBF) Fellows Justinian Award.

luis franco home office

The COVID-19 crisis has certainly added challenges to all of our jobs. Whether it’s thrust into working from home with spouses and children sharing the same space, or lacking the convenience of tools and resources available at the office, it’s been an adjustment for everyone.

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Young minority voters have the numbers and the power to determine the future political direction of the state of Texas and the nation.

But, will they vote?

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As a primary care provider, Monica Summerhill treats patients at the University of North Texas Health Science Center Student Health Clinic in Fort Worth.

The University of North Texas at Dallas’ Urban SERCH Institute and Stars United Global Outreach, a southern Dallas nonprofit founded by UNT Dallas alumna Star Williams, have teamed up to prepare students to not only become job seekers, but job creators through entrepreneurship training

Dr. Balas in Thailand

At UNT Dallas, connecting with the community is a key vision. Those connections typically focus on our southern Dallas neighbors. Well, Dr. Glenda Balas, Professor of Communications and former dean of the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, expanded that vision just a bit last month, traveling half way around the world to connect with the people and schoolchildren of Chiang Mai, Thailand.

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UNT Dallas ranks No. 1 among 112 universities in its classification for least student debt, according to the U.S. News & World Report 2020 rankings recently released.

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Only one college in Texas graduated more than 100 African American men in 2016, and that school was Prairie View A&M, according to the Dallas Morning News. You've heard the claim, although false, that there are more black men in prison than in college. African American women are enrolling in college at a much higher rate than their male counterparts.