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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UNT now works through odd bye week

Tue, Sep 1, 2015 - 11:29pm

By Bret Vito

North Texas still has a long way to go before its opens the football season at SMU, thanks to an oddly timed bye in the opening week of the season.

UNT won’t head to Dallas until Sept. 12, a date that crept just a bit closer when the Mean Green wrapped up fall camp Saturday with their final full scrimmage.

UNT is in the midst of its bye week, which gave coach Dan McCarney a little time to reflect on how an unusual camp unfolded.

“We don’t have any more or less practices. What we have had is more time,” McCarney said Tuesday. “So far I’ve really liked it. The commitment from the players and...

Guest artist John Bramblitt: Sightless Painting, at the Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST) September meeting

Tue, Sep 1, 2015 - 12:00pm

John Bramblitt is an artist living in Denton Texas, his art has been sold in over thirty countries and he has appeared internationally in print, TV and radio. He has appeared on CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, ABC, NBC, FOX, Discovery Channel and BBC Radio and TV to name a few outlets, and he's been featured in The New York Times and Psychology Today as well as designed the artwork for numerous magazine covers and even the artwork for major film productions. He's the subject of the award winning documentary shorts "Line of Sight' and “Bramblitt.” His work has received much recognition including the ‘Most Inspirational Video...

Top Management Degrees publishes ranking of 50 most affordable online MBA degree programs for 2015-2016

Tue, Sep 1, 2015 - 12:00pm

SEATTLE, Sept. 1, 2015  -- Online business education and career guide Top Management Degrees has published a ranking of the 50 most affordable online MBA programs.

When choosing an MBA program, there are many factors to consider, including accreditation, reputation, completion time, accessibility, available specializations, and affordability. This Top 50 Affordable Online MBA degree ranking lists accredited MBA programs that can be obtained at an affordable...

10 of the most energy-efficient college football stadiums in the NCAA

Tue, Sep 1, 2015 - 12:00pm

The 2015 NCAA college football season is right around the corner, meaning once again, thousands of dedicated fans will be piling in to stadiums around the country to watch some of the most exciting sports action in the country. During these games, universities will generate millions in ticket sales, thousands in concessions income and generate attention from spectators around the country. These stadiums will also be using thousands of dollars in energy every Saturday.

In an attempt to hold a more sustainable future, many of today’s biggest universities are making an effort to make their stadiums more energy efficient. The...

Fan makes Tyler Seguin a Twitter offer he can’t refuse: In-N-Out burger

Sun, Aug 30, 2015 - 5:03pm

By Greg Wyshynski

Tyler Seguin is preparing for the Dallas Stars' season, hitting the ice and getting back into game shape. But hey, it’s still the summer – some nutritional cheating is allowed, right? 

Lindsey Dortch is a University of North Texas student and a huge Stars fan. Obviously knowing how arduous the training process is for an NHL player, she offered up a treat for Seguin via Twitter, if he wanted it: Something from that glorious temple of takeout, In-N-Out burger.