The following are links to news stories featuring UNT people and programs, as well as stories of general interest to the higher education community.

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National Restaurant Association Adds to Advocacy Team
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The National Restaurant Association is pleased to announce the addition of two new staff members: Jessica Falborn and Adam Hasley as part of the Association’s advocacy team. Falborn is serving as Senior Advisor, strategically managing operations and supporting the internal and external communications from the Association’s advocacy team.  Hasley is serving as the Director of Advocacy Research and Insights, utilizing data, research and technology to drive insights into public policy on the local, state, and federal level impacting the restaurant industry. Both new team members will assist efforts to advocate on behalf of the...

UNT partners with China in dual-degree program
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UNT President Neal Smatresk recently went to Dailan City in eastern China to present degrees to five students in the China Transfer Program.

The students received degrees from both UNT and their home institutions in China. They spent their first year in China, then two years at UNT and the final year in China.

The program is run by the China Center for International Education Exchange and the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. Only one university per U.S. state is selected to take part. UNT has been the choice in Texas since fall of 2012.

"It's always an honor to award degrees...

How to Establish Credit in 5 Easy Steps
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See the full text of the story at https://wallethub.com/edu/how-to-establish-credit/21172/#ananth-seetharaman.

UNT lands funding to launch Human Intelligence and Language Technologies Lab
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The University of North Texas (UNT) recently landed funding from a private partner to develop new analytics techniques.

The funding comes from Lease Analytics and establishes the Human Intelligence and Language Technologies (HILT) Lab at the university, with the mission to develop new techniques for inferring meaning from specific images, words, phrases or sentences. Housed in the College of Engineering, HILT will study natural...

Briefly: University of North Texas
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New master's degree added

The College of Engineering has created an executive master's degree for the New College at Frisco: an executive master's in computer science. 

The degree is designed to teach working professionals about data science and cybersecurity. The program is also designed to give students the option to incorporate additional professional certifications and professional development credits. 

Those interested can apply now, with the first set of eight-week classes starting in the October. 

TAMS students researching before semester begins

Six incoming Texas...

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