Graduation

UNT senior paralyzed in crash vows to walk across stage at graduation
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Mon, May 12, 2014 - 1:25pm

DENTON -- It is the culmination of four years of hard work, and in the family home in Saginaw, reality is starting to set in for 23-year-old Emily Rose Hernandez.On Saturday, she will be an alumna of the University of North Texas, graduating with a degree in art education, but not before she tackles the biggest challenge of her college career."I never really thought of graduating in a wheelchair," Hernandez said.On Aug. 28, 2009, Hernandez was her way to her second day of class at UNT. She was driving from Saginaw to Denton when investigators think a tire came off her truck. She went over a barrier, broke dozens of bones, and...

Some exams overlap with Denton universities’ graduation ceremonies
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Mon, Dec 16, 2013 - 1:26pm

While some students stood on stage in caps and gowns Friday, others put the pencil to the paper to complete their final exams.

Final exams will conclude today at the University of North Texas and Texas Woman’s University, some at the same time as commencement activities for December graduates.

Few, if any, students had exams overlap with their scheduled commencements, representatives for the universities said. For those students, the priority is commencement, said Warren Burggren, provost at UNT.

“I’d tell them to go to the ceremony. That’s the proper place to be,” he said.

The last day of finals was...

Commencement ceremonies begin today
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Fri, Dec 13, 2013 - 3:26pm

Pomp and circumstance will be on display as commencement ceremonies for University of North Texas and Texas Woman’s University graduates begin today.

This fall, 2,589 undergraduate students, 551 master’s students and 64 doctoral students applied for graduation from UNT. An estimated 817 undergraduate and 724 graduate degrees will be awarded by TWU.

UNT will hold graduations in its Coliseum. TWU will hold ceremonies today at at Kitty Magee Arena in Pioneer Hall. Here’s the schedule for the two schools.

Texas Woman’s University

9 a.m. today for the College of Arts and Sciences

1 p.m. today for...

UNT to graduate approximately 2,000 in summer 2013
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Thu, Aug 1, 2013 - 9:35am

DENTON (UNT), Texas – Nearly 2,000 students will receive degrees from the University of North Texas this summer. Commencement ceremonies are set for Aug. 9 and 10 (Friday and Saturday) in the UNT Coliseum, southeast corner of Highland Street and North Texas Boulevard at 600 Ave. D.  The ceremony for doctoral and master's degree candidates will be held at 3 p.m. Aug. 9 (Friday), and undergraduate commencement ceremonies are set for 9 a.m., 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Aug. 10 (Saturday). This summer, 1,307 undergraduate students, 490 master's students and 120 doctoral students applied for graduation.  Watch the live streaming of...

UNT to graduate more than 4,000 in spring 2013
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Tue, May 7, 2013 - 12:18pm

DENTON (UNT), Texas –  More than 4,000 students will receive degrees from the University of North Texas this spring. Commencement ceremonies are set for May 10 and 11 (Friday and Saturday) in the UNT Coliseum, which is located on the southeast corner of Highland Street and North Texas Boulevard at 600 Ave. D.  The ceremony for doctoral and master's degree candidates will be held at 3 p.m. May 10 (Friday), and undergraduate commencement ceremonies are set for 7 p.m. May 10 (Friday) and 9 a.m., 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. May 11 (Saturday).  This fall, 3,225 undergraduate students, 755 master's students and 79 doctoral...