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Students to serve up menu with Blythe Beck

Mon, Oct 17, 2016 - 7:51am

Chef Blythe Beck is no shrinking violet.

The executive chef and co-owner of Pink Magnolia in Oak Cliff in Dallas specializes in Southern food with great big flavor profiles, and the chef will make the trek back to Denton to for the Guest Chef Day at the University of North Texas’ Club at Gateway Center.

Beck, a UNT alumna, will cook with UNT hospitality students for lunch April 5 at UNT’s Gateway Center, 801 North Texas Blvd. Diners will be seated between 11 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.

Hospitality students invite a culinary master to work alongside them on campus each semester, and this spring’s pick is Beck, known...

Study shows lack of sleep elevates glucose

Tue, Aug 23, 2016 - 7:06pm

Students who sleep less hours in a week had higher glucose levels than other students in college who slept more, according to a new study from UNT.

Psychology students studied glucose levels in 146 students, with half of the students diagnosed with insomnia. Those with insomnia didn’t have higher levels of glucose when they slept below average. The students who slept less than average just for the study, though, had higher glucose levels by the end of the week.

The behavior pattern differences could explain the glucose level differences, researchers Brett Messman and Bella Scott, both psychology students, found....

UNT Emeritus College Learning Sessions to take place at Robson Ranch

Tue, Aug 23, 2016

Robson Ranch Texas, a Robson Resort active adult community, will begin its University of North Texas Emeritus College Learning Sessions on Sept. 7.

Tuesday/Thursday classes will take place in the 17,500-square-foot Wildhorse Clubhouse, which is located in the epicenter of the community. The Monday/Wednesday courses will be held at the University of North Texas.  

There are 54 sessions with a wide range of subjects, including The History of Rock in Ten Songs, Tennessee Williams: Three Classics (“Glass Menagerie,” “Streetcar Named Desire” and “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof”) and Traveling History with Bonnie...

UNT touts renewed confidence at media day

Mon, Aug 22, 2016 - 9:20pm

By Brett Vito

North Texas went through one of college football’s annual rites of passage on Monday.

The Mean Green lined up for their team photo at Apogee Stadium and talked about the upcoming season during their annual media day. The main topic of discussion was UNT becoming a tighter knit team in a time of transition.

UNT is entering its first season under new coach Seth Littrell and has more than 40 new players on its roster.

Those changes have made for some trying times over the past few weeks. The results have been worth it for the Mean Green, who have a renewed sense of confidence heading into...

UNT bolsters offense with recent addition

Sat, Aug 20, 2016 - 11:35pm

By Brett Vito

Anthony Wyche has spent a whole lot of time since he arrived at North Texas this summer hunkered down in a film room.

The payoff was clear on Saturday during the Mean Green’s third scrimmage of fall practice at Apogee Stadium.

Wyche worked with UNT’s first- and second-team offenses and scored on a 16-yard touchdown pass from backup quarterback Mason Fine. UNT added the former Los Angeles Valley College standout to bolster a backfield that already includes standout junior Jeffrey Wilson.

That plan is playing out just as UNT hoped it would.

“Wyche had a great scrimmage brought some...

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