PDI's Certificate Program in Private Investigations Debuts on Top 25 Private Investigator Training and Education List Read more here:

Wed, Apr 18, 2012 - 1:53pm

DENTON, Texas, April 17, 2012 -- /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The PDI/University of North Texas Certificate Program in Professional Private Investigations was recently named the fifth highest ranked program on a list of the 25 top private investigation schools by

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Pakistani American receives Peace Award

Wed, Apr 11, 2012 - 2:32pm

The University President Dr. V. Rawlins gave him the prestigious award in a ceremony last week for his extraordinary contributions to peace building and research initiatives.


Dr. Qaisar Abbas developed and organized the First South Asia Peace Conference last November which brought activists, scholars, diplomats and South Asian community members to the University.


Former Ambassador Husain Haqqani of Pakistan and Ambassador Ahmed Hakimi of Afghanistan were the keynote speakers at the Conference besides activists from India and Pakistan and a large number of scholars from all...

Brandon student wins writing contest, trip to literary conference

Wed, Aug 10, 2011

BRANDON -- Brittany Perry wants to one day work in pediatrics but the 19-year-old has the itch to write.Her skills recently earned a trip to the Dallas area, where she attended a conference that helps writers hone their talent.The Brandon resident was the only non-Texan on the list of winners of this year's biography contest sponsored by the University of North Texas' Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference.The Mayborn was her first literary conference. She said she enjoyed meeting "Pulitzer award-winning journalists, nationally acclaimed writers and world-renowned editors who...

Six DFW Universities Named to Princeton Review

Mon, Aug 8, 2011

Six North Texas universities have been named to the Best in the West list by The Princeton Review.The University of Texas at Arlington, the University of Texas at Dallas, Texas Christian University, Southern Methodist University, the University of Dallas and the University of North Texas all made the list in 2011.Robert Franek, publisher and senior vice president at The Princeton Review, said this year's "Best in the West" colleges were selected among hundreds of others mainly for their excellent academic programs.Franek said other criteria used in the selection of the schools...

UNT Named Top Institution for African American College Graduation by Diversity Magazine

Mon, Aug 8, 2011

From North Texas E-News: The University of North Texas�has been named among the top colleges that awarded the most bachelors degrees to African Americans in the 2009-10 academic year, by Diverse Issues in Higher Education magazine.UNT is ranked among the top 20 colleges and universities on the list, and the top university in Texas for graduating the most African American college students. Other Texas universities on the list include Texas Southern University, Texas Womans University and the University of Houston.