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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UNT expert discusses the growing trend of groceries to-go
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Pushing a blue cart with collapsible black bins, Mary Hanahan looks a handheld device to see what aisle of the frozen section at Kroger on South Loop 288 to go down first.    

A display on the device tells her to look at the fourth shelf, two units over, to pick up a box of whole wheat Uncrustables, those frozen peanut butter and jelly sandwich pockets. Once she scans the item's barcode and puts it in Bin 1, the device tells her to move to the frozen pizza farther down Aisle 28. 

Hanahan works to fulfill portions of ClickList orders at Kroger, some of more than 600 the store expects to prepare this...

UNT looks to innovation, international collaboration to accelerate growth
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The University of North Texas is looking to partnerships across India and China as well as in Frisco to help strengthen and grow the university in the coming year. 

UNT President Neal Smatresk explained the strategies he's planning to deploy this year to create the "next generation research university" during his annual state of the university address Thursday in Murchison Performing Arts Center. 

He started by recapping highlights from the past year, like having the largest number of graduates in the institution's history. His main focus was looking forward at how to keep growing...

UNT student published in latest ‘Chicken Soup’ series
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A University of North Texas senior has an essay in the new Chicken Soup for the Soul title.

Zehra Hussain, an Irving resident who is in her senior year at UNT, wrote a short essay about an experience with her mother, an interfaith activist, that appears in Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Kind (of) America ($14.95). The essay recalls her awakening to religious pluralism during a workshop her mother directed.

Hussain is pursuing a bachelor's degree in political science with a minor in medical anthropology.

The 400-page paperback book is the latest in the long-running series. The book is available now...

UNT rolls out career development tools for students
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This fall, students at the University of North Texas have access to new tools for career development, searching for jobs and showcasing skills. The university has partnered with Pearson to launch Career Connect Pathway, a collection of digital learning materials powered by the company's Career Success Program.

Through UNT Career Connect, students can develop an online profile and...

UNT using bystander intervention to keep students safe
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The 'Mean Green' is going greener?

The University of North Texas is rolling out The Green Dot initiative on their campus to teach students how to stand up for anyone who's a victim of violence or bullying.

"We learn different techniques to intervening different situations," said Renee McNamara, UNT's campus survivor advocate. "Sometimes it might be directly intervening in a situation. It might be calling somebody else to come in and help in that situation. It might be causing a distraction."

Several faculty members have already been trained, and they're ready to do whatever's needed to make sure students feel...

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