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Seven UNT Dallas students are leading a project designed to highlight Texas companies that are making a positive social impact during the COVID-19 crisis.

UNT Dallas Law Grad Volunteers at NY Hospital

Written By, Angela Morris

John Kiraly, a UNT Dallas College of Law graduate who learned this month he passed the Texas bar exam, has volunteered for three weeks in the patient administration department of a pop-up hospital in a tennis center in New York.

When he learned he had passed the Texas bar exam, John Kiraly was as excited and relieved as any law graduate.

North Texas Food Bank drive-thru food pantry

Thursday’s North Texas Food Bank mobile pantry was the third one held on the UNT Dallas campus in the span of one month, and put the crisis into perspective: Many southern Dallas residents are in dire need of food during the COVID-19 pandemic.

student worker working from home

Osvaldo Rojas is a sophomore Information Technology major and has been a student worker for the UNT Dallas Office of Information Technology (OIT) since 2018.

Dr. Sabrina Hodge, Supervisor of Trailblazer Elite

The University of North Texas at Dallas has hired Sabrina Hodge to serve as Supervisor of the newly created Trailblazer Elite program.

UNT Dallas student Alisha Wilson

UNT Dallas senior Alisha “Carmen” Wilson is a public health major on track to graduate in fall 2020. Yet as a substance abuse nurse and a psychiatric nurse at separate crisis centers, she is receiving the learning experience of a lifetime during the coronavirus pandemic.

UNT Dallas Mobile Market

Organized by UNT Dallas and partners Toyota and DART, our Mobile Market was put to excellent use Thursday, distributing food to approximately 100 families at two southern Dallas apartment complexes.

anthony and toni minter and family

The COVID-19 crisis has changed our world and managed to cram all of our responsibilities and priorities under one roof. With schools and businesses closed, parents are balancing full workloads while simultaneously parenting and homeschooling children. It can all feel like a daunting task. 

Dr. Steven Arxer grant

UNT Dallas Associate Professor of Sociology Dr. Steven Arxer is beginning work on a research study that will explore intervention strategies to help veterans better transition from prison back to society.

chris marshall posing on campus

UNT Dallas is beyond pleased to share that Chris Marshall, a Trailblazer alum, current grad student and one of the most active and recognizable students on campus, has won a long battle with COVID-19.

Chris started feeling ill in mid-March. He was hospitalized in Dallas, and later flown to Medical City Plano, where he credits the hospital’s staff for saving his life.