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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How the West was won: UNT clinches C-USA division title

Sun, Nov 12, 2017 - 12:19pm

Seth Littrell said that he wanted to compete for championships when he took over as North Texas' coach before the 2016 season.

That goal sounded awfully ambitious considering he took over a program fresh off a 1-11 season.

It doesn't anymore, not after the Mean Green took down UTEP 45-10 on Saturday at Apogee Stadium. The win in front of a homecoming crowd of 26,108 made official what seemed like a foregone conclusion over the last few weeks.

UNT is the Conference USA West Division champion. The Mean Green will play in the C-USA title game Dec. 2 against an East Division champion that has yet...

Tags: football

Thirteen teams compete in Ranger Challenge at Hood

Thu, Nov 9, 2017 - 12:08pm

Thirteen teams of cadets from 10 Texas universities converged on Fort Hood to compete in the ROTC Ranger Challenge competition held here Oct. 27-29. 

The nine-cadet teams pushed their limits and tested their skills during each of the five main events. Tarleton State University won the overall competition and Stephen F. Austin State University finished second. Both universities had two teams participating.

The cadets, many of whom will earn their commission as second lieutenants within the next two years, began the chilly weekend with a modified Army Physical Fitness Test followed by the night land navigation...

Tags: military, ROTC

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...

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