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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Seven centenarians at Denton Good Samaritan have special stories to tell
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Seven women who live at Denton Good Samaritan Village have lived a total of 712 years. They are all over 100 years old and each has a special story to tell.

Johnnie Corbin is 104. Oleta Hodges is 103.  Ruth Bankson is 102. Frances Mathis is 102. Lavena Wiggins is 101. Janet Hunter is 100. Edith Uri is 100.

Here are their stories:

Johnnie Corbin

Johnnie Corbin, a Good Samaritan resident since March 2015, has put a lot of life in her 104 years.

She served with her husband, James, for three years in Africa as a Baptist missionary, earned degrees in speech...

UNT artist appears on NBC DFW to show Dallas Cowboys art
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NBC DFW celebrated UNT's partner the Dallas Cowboys on Facebook Live by featuring student Andrea Jackson's artisitic tribute to the team. Watch the video online at https://www.facebook.com/NBCDFW/videos/vb.91686597689/10155247158332690/?type=2&theater

UNT College of Music makes Billboard list
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The UNT College of Music has earned a coveted spot on Billboard magazine's list of the "15 Best Music Business Schools in 2017." The magazine credits the expansion of the College of Music's curriculum to focus more on entrepreneurship and music, offering internships, guest speakers - including biweekly music entrepreneurship departmental lectures, career advising and networking opportunities. Read the full story here.

UNT TAMS students from Frisco named National Merit Semifinalists
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Ten students from Frisco schools who are now attending the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science have been named semifinalists in the 2017-18 National Merit Scholarship Competition.

The Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science, or TAMS, is a two-year residential program at the University of North Texas that allows talented students to enter college at the time they would normally be starting their junior year of high school.  Students live in a UNT residence hall and attend classes taught by UNT faculty.

The Frisco students are among approximately 16,000...

UNT expert talks about long-term recovery from Hurricane Maria
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As Hurricane Maria beats its path through the Caribbean, Puerto Rico used more than 450 shelters to house up to 60,000 evacuees. Many are from surrounding islands. They’ve been on Puerto Rico since before Hurricane Irma hit and may need a place to stay for weeks or months.

Listen to the full story online at https://www.marketplace.org/2017/09/20/world/puerto-rico-takes-major-sheltering-effort-maria-strikes-caribbean.

 

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