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Award winning playwright Moisés Kaufman to serve as UNT artist-in-residence
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Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 09:54

DENTON (UNT), Texas - Award-winning playwright and director Moisés Kaufman will serve as 2017-18 artist-in-residence for the Institute for the Advancement of the Arts at UNT, bringing in the collaborative process that he created for such plays as 'The Laramie Project.'

Kaufman will visit UNT Jan. 16-27 and April 2-13, with a public reception scheduled from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19 (Friday) at UNT on the Square.

He will work with students in the ...

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University of North Texas student and journalism major Jackie Guerrero wrote a letter to Lady Gaga. At the pop star's concert last Friday night at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Guerrero managed to get that letter onto the stage, and Lady Gaga read it to the whole arena. Guerrero penned a heartfelt message about Gaga's music keeping her afloat during her high school years, when bullies made her life painful. 

After she finished, Gaga jumped from the stage and invited Guerrero to ask her a question. "You said you want to be a journalist and you want to interview me. You got a question, right?"...

Source: Littrell has no interest in SMU opening
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North Texas coach Seth Littrell has no interest in the opening for a head coach at SMU, a source close to the situation told the Denton Record-Chronicle on Friday.

SMU is searching for a replacement for Chad Morris, who left the school earlier this week to become the head coach at Arkansas. 

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UNT students unleash the power of digital marketing for local business
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Carolyn Greig loves going to work every day.

The banking executive-turned-franchisee gets to spend hours at Highland Village's Dogtopia taking care of her four-legged friends. She and her staff of 10 groom the fancy pups, pet the playful pups and train the rambunctious pups at the dog day care.

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UNT professor weighs in on inappropriate behavior at work
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People who live in glass houses need not cast stones. Well, that’s the phrase that’s echoing in my head as we see yet another journalist fired for “inappropriate behavior in the workplace.” Add to the list NBC’s Matt Lauer joining CBS’ Charlie Rose, not to mention Fox’s Bill O’Reilly and the late Roger Ailes. It’s an understatement to say that this is all too troubling. These allegations cut right at the core at the role of the journalist and the character of a workplace environment. Transparency and credibility are just two of the tenets that are supposed to separate trained journalists from citizen journalists and random...