University of North Texas boosts ties with Korean schools

Tue, Nov 17, 2015 - 5:41pm
By Chung Hyun-chae The University of North Texas (UNT) in Texas is actively stepping up cooperation with universities in Korea in the hospitality and tourism field.Kim Young-hoon, interim chair of the Department of Hospitality & Tourism Management at the American university, has stressed that the meetings, incentive tours, conventions and exhibitions (MICE) industry offers a new career path for Korean students."I want to encourage international students, including Korean students, to join our program and land jobs in the MICE industry in Texas, one of the largest economies in the U.S.," he told The Korea Times in a recent...

Event to focus on Southwest Jewish history

Tue, Oct 27, 2015 - 11:46pm

LAS CRUCES — Highlighting communities of the southern Southwest will be the focus of the New Mexico Jewish Historical Society's fall conference at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road.

"Legacies of the Jewish Communities of the Southern Southwest and Celebrating 30 Years of the New Mexico Jewish Historical Society" will be held Nov. 14-15. The NMJHS Conference marks 30 years of discovery and promotion of the history of southwestern Jewish families and communities.

Highlights of the conference include:


  • Dr. Rick Hendricks, New Mexico...

Denton's Harriss to be commemorated with marker at Quakertown Park

Tue, Oct 20, 2015 - 11:28pm

by Britney Tabor

The contributions of Beulah Ann Harriss, credited for launching Denton’s Girl Scout movement and becoming North Texas State Normal College’s first physical education teacher, will be commemorated with a state marker unveiling Sunday.

A dedication ceremony is slated for 2 p.m. at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. The marker will be unveiled in Quakertown Park at the site where the Girl Scout Little House stood from 1929 to 2007.

Efforts to get a Texas Historical Commission state marker placed in Denton for Harriss began in 2014. Elise Clements, then a sixth-grader, along with her...

The Female Psychopath

Wed, Sep 30, 2015 - 12:00pm

To access the recording, go to the WBAI archive page here. Then, on the "Display" dropdown menu, select "Positive Mind." Click on the "Go" tab next to the dropdown menu. That will take you to a page of all the "Positive Mind" recordings. Look for the recording from Sept. 30, click the tab on the right that says "Listen - Download - Info - Podcast." You should then be able to download or listen to the recording.

Human Trafficking Lecture

Tue, Oct 6, 2015 - 5:00am

Victoria - In recent years, Texas has seen the horrible results of human trafficking. Many feel that education could be one way to fight this growing crime, and that is what one local university hopes to do in an upcoming lecture.

The University of Houston Victoria will host a lecture on human trafficking in Texas, which will feature guest speaker Sandra Spencer. Doctor Spencer teaches the criminal and cultural impact of human trafficking at the University of North Texas. The goal is to make others aware of the crime, and how emerging policies are hoping to reduce this crime. UHV's provosts office is hosting this...