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The Club will be back in business soon

The University of North Texas' student-run restaurant gives students hands-on experience running a successful business.

The Club at Gateway Center serves three-course lunches and opens on weekdays for a limited time, from Oct. 2 through Dec. 1.

Hospitality management students oversee the entire dining experience, including meal preparation, marketing, budgeting, menu planning and staff management.

Each semester, a culinary guru is invited to campus to help prepare a one-of-a-kind gourmet meal for diners attending the restaurant's Guest Chef Day. Patrick Mitchell, the 2016 USA National Chef of the Year, will...

Harvey puts college on hold for students who can't get to their schools

Some Texas college students have struggled to make it back to school because of flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey.

But top college leaders, at least locally, say they understand and are working with students who live in, or have to pass through, the hardest hit areas — Houston and the Coastal Bend.

At Texas Christian University, officials are working with nearly 900 students who come from counties that were in the path of the torrential storm that devastated some small beachside communities in the Coastal Bend before dumping more than 50 inches of rain on Houston in just a few days.

“Our efforts include...

Littrell, UNT players acknowledge weight of game against SMU

Seth Littrell has coached against SMU just once since he arrived at North Texas a little more than a year ago.

That was more than enough for Littrell to fully comprehend just how important the game is to the Mean Green's fans and supporters.

UNT will take on one of its oldest and fiercest rivals Saturday at Ford Stadium in Dallas.

"I absolutely understand how important this game is," Littrell said. "It should be. It's a school right down the road and is a great rivalry. It's always great to be a part of these games. That is why you play college football — the fans, the energy and excitement....

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New director named for PACCAR Technology Institute 

Anupama Kaul, from the University of Texas at El Paso, is the new leader at the PACCAR Technology Institute, a research center through UNT's College of Engineering. 

The institute was founded in 2006 as a research unit to focus on engineering research with help from other disciplines. As its director, Kaul said she hopes the center will become a leader in nanotechnology and mechanical engineering. 

"I am enthusiastic about working with the exceptional faculty and students in the College of Engineering and am eager to engage in...

Where off-campus living is most and least expensive

College students will be returning to their dorms in massive numbers nationwide this time of year. Near many universities located on the coasts, such as Stanford, the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), Georgetown University and many others, returning students will be paying over-market rates for their leases, which typically last between nine months and a year.

“Tuition for many colleges and universities is soaring, forcing students and their families to utilize single-family rentals (SFRs) and other living situations off-campus,” says Steve Hovland, director of research for HomeUnion. “To minimize living...

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