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Students to serve up menu with Blythe Beck

Mon, Oct 17, 2016 - 7:51am

Chef Blythe Beck is no shrinking violet.

The executive chef and co-owner of Pink Magnolia in Oak Cliff in Dallas specializes in Southern food with great big flavor profiles, and the chef will make the trek back to Denton to for the Guest Chef Day at the University of North Texas’ Club at Gateway Center.

Beck, a UNT alumna, will cook with UNT hospitality students for lunch April 5 at UNT’s Gateway Center, 801 North Texas Blvd. Diners will be seated between 11 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.

Hospitality students invite a culinary master to work alongside them on campus each semester, and this spring’s pick is Beck, known...

The Minor Regional Novelist

Fri, Jul 1, 2016

By Skip Hollandsworth

When Larry McMurtry is not in Archer City, the one-stoplight town in North Texas where he was raised, he can often be found in Tucson, Arizona, in a single-story, flat-roofed home in the immaculate neighborhood of Oracle Foothills Estates. He was there one morning this spring, standing at the glass-plated front door, dressed in a white collared shirt, black athletic pants, and blue New Balance athletic shoes. A red sweater he’d pulled over his shirt sported a couple of holes. His hair, once tousled and black, was now tousled and completely white. His handshake was soft. “Well, here you are,” he said...

UNT journalism students in London experience Brexit live

Mon, Jun 27, 2016 - 10:00pm

Journalism students and faculty from the University of North Texas are watching history unfold and are experiencing global news coverage at work while on a study abroad trip to London.

"It is a little overwhelming since many students haven't experienced anything like this before," said Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism Principal Lecturer Neil Foote. "News crews are crowded around the House of Parliament and are set up to do live shots covering the results of the vote. A ton of media are at 10 Downing Street to cover...

Kingwood student to attend UNT Mayborn School’s Multimedia High School Workshop

Sun, Jun 26, 2016 - 2:25pm

Sydney Woodward, an incoming senior at Kingwood Park High School, is among 11 Texas high school juniors and seniors and recent graduates selected to attend this summer’s Multimedia High School Workshop at the University of North Texas.

UNT’s Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism is hosting the workshop July 22-28 (Friday-Thursday) in collaboration with the annual Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference, which will be held July 22-24 (Friday-Sunday) at the Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center in Grapevine.

Led by Mayborn School faculty members, the workshop gives students who are juniors and seniors in...

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