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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8 Simply Amazing University Buildings
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Sun, Feb 5, 2017

By Karen White

Outside the classroom, students and faculty can't help but stay engaged thanks to these stimulating university buildings. For more inspiration, check out our educational spaces board on Pinterest.

1. Pratt Institute’s film and video department by Jack Esterson...

UNT professor hosting lecture on his book
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Sat, Feb 4, 2017 - 9:47pm

University of North Texas historian and professor Andrew Torget will present a lecture based on his new book Seeds of Empire: Cotton, Slavery, and the Transformation of the Texas Borderlands at noon Wednesday.

The lecture will be in the Commissioner’s Courtroom on the second floor of the Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum, at 110 W. Hickory St. in Denton, and has available handicap parking. The event is free.

Seeds of Empire will detail how the cotton revolution of the early 19th century took root in and altered northeastern Mexico into the western edge of the United States.

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Finnish art teacher to talk future
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Sat, Feb 4, 2017 - 9:41pm

By Lucinda Breeding

A Finnish professor will present a lecture about the future of art education at 6 p.m. Monday in Room 223 of the University of North Texas Art Building, 1201 W Mulberry St.

Kevin Tavin teaches international art education and is head of the Department of Art at Aalto University in Finland. He’ll present a heady sounding lecture, “Art and Its Education in Post-Visual Culture.” In his presentation, Tavin explores the fields of art education and visual culture — academic terms that are about what happens in classrooms all over the world and how people and cultures communicate through symbols.

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Bobby Sessions Is Happy To Be Here
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Fri, Feb 3, 2017 - 8:00am

By Natalie Gempel

Bobby Sessions lives his life by the law of attraction. The poet-turned-rapper brought this philosophy to the Dallas rap scene with his 2015 debut album, LOA. Now, he’s releasing a second treatise. Grateful, Sessions’ sophomore album, out today, is a testament to the Law of Attraction, a salute to Dallas hip-hop legends, and a lesson in optimism.

“It’s really just the next step in LOA,” Sessions says. “You receive the things that you want when you’re constantly in a state of gratitude.”

Whether it’s that theory or another force, something’s working...

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Get To Know The Pin Show’s Established Designers Before They Hit The Runway
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Fri, Feb 3, 2017

By Syndey Cooper

Pin Show attendees, fashion nerds, aspiring designers and fans alike love seeing their favorite designers’ work walk the runway each year, but do they really know about their favorite designers? Luckily DFW Style Daily has got you covered with need-to-know facts about this years’ established designers lineup. Get to know this year’s roster of Established Designers below.

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