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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Two students win fashion scholarship
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Tue, Jan 31, 2017 - 9:06pm

Lindsey Lotze, who is double majoring in digital retailing and merchandising, and Asia Montague, who is majoring in fashion design, were recipients of the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund.

The fund distributes $1.3 million to future fashion leaders. Lotze and Montague were awarded $5,000 each for the semester.

 

Student wins national business challenge
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Tue, Jan 31, 2017 - 9:06pm

Dylan Lischau, a UNT senior, was part of the winning team in the Global Family Enterprise Case Competition, a collaborative competition to help family businesses.

The competition puts students from different schools together to solve a problem. There was division between two generations of leadership at Valley Carriers, and each group was directed to figure out how to alleviate the tensions.

Within a few hours, they outlined how to keep conflict out of board meetings by having outside retreats and one-on-one meetings with the board chair.

New MBA program introduced at UNT
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Tue, Jan 31, 2017 - 9:06pm

Students now can get a MBA in business management in 11 months, as opposed to the traditional two-year program.

The degree requires students to be enrolled full time, and the first cohort starts this summer.

It will be a cohort-style system, having all students in the program take the same classes for a year. It includes in-person classes, interactions with business executives and hands-on exercises.

To apply or learn more information, vist cob.unt.edu/businessmanagement or email...

Zero Energy Lab now open for tours
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Tue, Jan 31, 2017 - 9:06pm

Members of the community can tour the Zero Energy Lab at UNT’s Discovery Park for free.

Before now, university students and school groups primarily were given full tours at their request. Now, anyone can request a tour by contacting Erin Allice at erin.allice@unt.edu or calling 940-565-2400.

The 1,200-square-foot lab is a self-sufficient building that uses only energy it produces. It’s used to study and test alternative energy technologies, such as LED lights and a rain-harvesting water system.

University of North Texas is expanding visual arts facility
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Tue, Jan 31, 2017

By Mike Kennedy

The University of North Texas in Denton is building a 128,354 square-foot addition to the facility housing the College of Visual Arts and Design.

The university says the project will enable the college to house many more of its programs in one location.

The additional space will include an 18,959-square-foot multipurpose courtyard, with landscaping and seating; a 2,267-square-foot rooftop dye garden,...

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