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UNT Texas Fashion Collection part of Goss gallery exhibit

The University of North Texas Texas Fashion Collection has items from it's collection on exhibit in  joint show with the Goss-Michael Foundation in Dallas. The show runs through Feb. 2. 

"On Bodies: Highlights from The Goss-Michael Foundation and the UNT Texas Fashion Collection" explores the hot topic of the human form. P.J. Heil, the foundation's adjunct curator, and Annette Becker, the assistant director of the UNT Texas Fashion Collection, selected items from  both collections to explore the ideas and ideals about bodies. 

Art by English artists Tracey Emin and Damien Hirst, among others,...

Student Money Management Center at UNT earns national recognition

The Association for Financial Planning Counseling and Planning Education recognized the University of North Texas Student Money Management Center for its work during an award ceremony last week. 

The center was named the association's Outstanding Financial Counseling Center of the Year for its work educating UNT students.

Additionally, two staff members were recognized by the group: Paul Goebel, the center's director, was named the Mary Ellen Edmondson Financial Educator of the Year; and Rachel Grimes, assistant director of financial readiness, earned the Financial Counselor of the Year award.

Carrollton police chief names new assistant chief, commander

Carrollton police chief Derick Miller has announced the promotion of Commander Kevin McCoy to assistant police chief, effective Monday. McCoy succeeds Miller himself, who was recently promoted to chief of police.

McCoy will assume command of the Operations Bureau which includes all of patrol, K9, bicycle patrol and traffic divisions. He promotes to the rank of assistant chief after more than 22 years of service in the Carrollton Police Department, including supervisory assignments in patrol, traffic, narcotics, intelligence, SWAT and most recently as the commander of the Criminal Investigative Division.

McCoy earned...

UNT faculty member's documentary premiering

Carolyn E. Brown, a senior lecturer in the University of North Texas Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism, will have her documentary premiere in Washington, D.C., later this month. 

The documentary called "The Salinas Project," looks at the lives of young people whose parents are immigrant farm workers and are thriving despite having uncertain futures. The people range from 18 to 27 years old, and Brown follows them over the course of a year. 

The film will be screened at both the Greater Washington Immigration Film Festival and the Mexican Cultural Institute on Wednesday, Nov. 29. 

Faculty exhibit emphasizes process, product

The University of North Texas College of Visual Arts and Design opened an experimental faculty exhibit Friday at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St.

The faculty exhibit, "Raw Material," was put together through an experiment. Each of the participating faculty members had a space where they could exhibit some of their work and show the viewer the creative process  they used to make the pieces. 

The exhibit runs through Dec. 13 at the gallery.Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, and 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 8 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on...

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