Hospitality and Tourism

Graduate student lands national scholarship
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Tue, Jan 10, 2017 - 9:51pm

Laura Anne Hunt, a master’s student studying international sustainable tourism, earned the National Tour Association Travel Leaders Scholarship. The scholarship, for graduate students nationwide, named Hunt the sole recipient.

In addition to a $2,000 award, she has her registration to the annual “Tourism Rocks” conference paid for, and she’ll shadow mentors at the event.

Retailers Turn to UNT Global Digital Retailing Research Center for Innovation
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Tue, Nov 10, 2015 - 10:57am

DENTON, Texas--From Pier 1 Imports to Sally Beauty to Edgecase, a leading provider of curated product data, big names in the retail industry are turning to the University of North Texas’ (UNT) Global Digital Retailing Research Center (GDRRC) for thought leadership regarding industry changes.

An arm of the UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism, the center is “blazing a trail for digital retail workforce development,” said Garrett Eastham, chief product officer and co-founder of Edgecase, and member of the center’s Think Tank and College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism Board of Governors.

The...