Take a Seat

Published online and in print by Denton Live on June 9, 2017 A manicured green lot cornered between two houses in a friendly, residential neighborhood holds a Denton treasure. Lining the fences of the bordering houses, hanging from the trees and scattered across the yard are dozens of chairs.    It’s not a big lot, but … More Take a Seat

UNT TAMS student creates plan for colony on Mercury

Published online and in print at NTDaily.com on 5/4/17   Forget about living on Mars, Joanna Feaster, a UNT Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science junior, already has plans to settle Mercury. In just 21 hours, Feaster and her team of 50 students designed a hypothetical settlement for humans to live sustainably on Mercury. She is … More UNT TAMS student creates plan for colony on Mercury

Reece Waddell named as the Daily’s new editor-in-cheif

Published online and in print at ntdaily.com on April 26, 2017 A committee of 16 faculty, students and university administrators selected current sports editor Reece Waddell to be the editor-in-chief of the North Texas Daily beginning this summer. Waddell, a digital and print senior, has worked for the paper since spring 2015. Before becoming a section … More Reece Waddell named as the Daily’s new editor-in-cheif

New Provost Jennifer Evans-Cowley ready to take UNT into the 2020s with new learning technologies

Published online and in print on 3/30/17 at ntdaily.com UNT alumna Jennifer Evans-Cowley will start her new position as UNT’s provost and vice president for academic affairs in July following the retirement of Finley Graves. Originally from Arlington, Evans-Cowley will bring with her her passion for higher education and looks forward to jumping in and getting … More New Provost Jennifer Evans-Cowley ready to take UNT into the 2020s with new learning technologies

UNT research team develops disaster-proof shear walls

Published online and in print at the North Texas Daily on 3/2/17 At the College of Engineering, a group of professors and students are working hard to save lives and save homes by developing structures that can withstand the strong winds of hurricanes and shockwaves of earthquakes. Researchers in the engineering department are creating a … More UNT research team develops disaster-proof shear walls

UNT enrollment slows down, diversity picks up

Kayla Davis & Celeste Gracia | Staff Writers According to the most recent enrollment numbers, UNT’s enrollment has increased at a slower rate than other comparably sized universities in Texas. But the university is fast approaching its goal of becoming a Hispanic Serving Institution. UNT has seen a 3.1 percent increase in enrollment over the … More UNT enrollment slows down, diversity picks up

UNT gives students access to LinkedIn-like e-portfolio

Published online and in the North Texas Daily on February 9, 2017   LinkedIn and other portfolio sites are as much a part of the pre-graduation anxiety as anything else, but UNT’s new portfolio service will show future employers the skills students learn in the classroom. UNT bought a five-year contract with the e-portfolio company Foliotek, … More UNT gives students access to LinkedIn-like e-portfolio

UNT core curriculum under review, focus placed on senior courses

Published online at NTDaily.com on 1/26/17 Julia Falcon | Senior Staff Writer Kayla Davis | Staff Writer A review of UNT’s core curriculum by faculty and educators has put focus on the capstone and discovery courses required for every degree. The third university-wide town hall meeting was held on Jan. 18 and discussed the possible changes that … More UNT core curriculum under review, focus placed on senior courses