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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Four UNT TAMS students named regional finalists in 2017 Siemens Competition

Thu, Nov 9, 2017 - 12:08pm

DENTON (UNT), Texas — Four students at University of North Texas’ Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science are among 101 high school students in the nation named regional finalists in the 2017 Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology.

TAMS tied with Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, Virginia, in having the most regional semifinalists in the nation. In addition, 15 TAMS students were named regional semifinalists in this year’s competition, with TAMS having the...

UNT implements new technology for efficient cluster management

Tue, Nov 7, 2017 - 1:06pm

Bright Computing, a global leader in cluster and cloud infrastructure automation software, is proud to announce that the University of North Texas (UNT) has integrated Bright Cluster Manager into its HPC environment for research support. The University uses this 350-node cluster to optimize efficiency for researchers working on groundbreaking discoveries in a variety of domains including material science, engineering, chemistry, and physics. Bright Cluster Manager helps UNT’s University Information Technology department successfully provision, monitor and manage heterogeneous clusters.

Bright’s unified management...

RetailMeNot appoints UNT alumnus as a senior vice president

Mon, Nov 6, 2017 - 1:06pm

RetailMeNot, Inc., a leading digital savings destination connecting consumers with retailers, restaurants and brands, both online and in-store (, announced the appointment of John Adcock as senior vice president, people, effective November 6, 2017. In this role, John will lead the full spectrum of human resource functions including the global workforce strategy, culture and engagement, talent acquisition and development, compensation and benefits, and training and development.

"At RetailMeNot, we believe that our people...

Top Lake Dallas ISD students guaranteed admission to UNT

Sun, Nov 5, 2017 - 1:08pm

High-achieving juniors in the Lake Dallas ISD are now guaranteed admission to the University of North Texas through UNT’s Eagle Advantage program.

Juniors in Lake Dallas ISD who rank in the top 20 percent of their class will earn guaranteed admission to UNT.

“We are very excited to partner with the University of North Texas and offer the Eagle Advantage program to our students,” said Lake Dallas ISD Superintendent Gayle Stinson. “To have guaranteed admission to one of the top universities in the state allows Lake Dallas ISD graduates the opportunity to achieve their dreams to obtain higher education close to home...

TMS Hooking Up With Academia

Fri, Nov 3, 2017 - 1:23pm

FORT WORTH, Texas – Texas Motor Speedway and the University of North Texas are partnering in a “Science of Speed” initiative designed to tap into a young and inquisitive fan base that might prompt TMS President/promoter extraordinaire Eddie Gossage to update his resume.

Accompanied by NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series driver Austin Dillon, Gossage joined UNT President Neal Smatresk in announcing the initiative on the campus of the “Mean Green” in Denton. Gossage and Smatresk joined Dillon, luge legend and Director of Marketing & Sponsorship for USA Luge Gordy Sheer and Sam Crabtree, Dow Chemical Company Lead R&D...

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