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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New found defense set to lead UNT

By Brett Vito

Tony Benford didn’t see a good reason North Texas gave up points like it was handing out candy on Halloween heading into a two-game homestand last week.

UNT’s coach believed he had a team capable of playing far better than it did while allowing 87.4 points per game while losing five straight and decided to do something about it during practice.

Benford had his team focus on defense and saw that approach pay big dividends last week when UNT knocked off Southern Miss and Louisiana Tech in back-to-back games. The Mean Green posted their best defensive performance of the season in a 70-54 win...

Tags: Athletics

Top 20 MBA Programs for Online Students

By Briana Boyington

Explore the Best Online MBA Programs

Students who pursue an online MBA can get industry skills and connections to build their career.

For the second year, U.S. News has ranked master's programs in business administration separately from other business degrees in areas such as finance...

Meet the 2016 Dallas Observer Masterminds

By Lauren Smart

Nowhere is the spirit of Dallas more alive than in its artists. Their cultural brain power and unstoppable ambition bring us new events and festivals, revitalize neighborhoods, reflect on our blunders and offer us things to take pride in. Our artists challenge the status quo of theater, film, visual art and dance, and by doing so, chart the city’s destiny. Every year, the Dallas Observer pauses to salute the voyagers exploring strange new artistic worlds. With the annual Mastermind Awards, we offer a $2,000 check to aid these artists, organizations and art collectives. Many were deserving of the honor, and...

Tags: Alumni

UNT signee putting up big numbers

By Brett Vito

The UNT men’s basketball team is off to a pretty good start in Conference USA play after winning two out of its first three games in the league season.

The Mean Green also have some help on the way heading into next season in the form of guard A.J. Lawson. He’s putting up some good numbers in high school this year.

On the football front, there are a series of season-in-review pieces that came out today following Alabama’s win over Clemson in the national title game.

USA Today ...

New degree program starting this fall

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has approved a new degree plan at UNT: a bachelor’s degree in public health.

Classes for the new program will start this fall, and applications are open.

Jennifer Edwards is now the degree plan’s coordinator. This is the seventh program in the College of Education, and will have different focuses such as population studies and biological sciences.

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