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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...

Man in the middle

Mon, Aug 29, 2016 - 11:06pm

By Brett Vito

Alec Morris came to North Texas with simple dreams just a few months ago.

UNT coach Seth Littrell confirmed on Monday those dreams are about to come to true for the former Alabama quarterback. Morris has been named the Mean Green’s starter for their season opener Saturday against rival SMU.

Littrell released UNT’s depth chart during his first game-week press conference. Morris was listed as the Mean Green’s starter as expected with freshman Mason Fine as his backup.

“Alec has gotten a lot better since he first got here in January,” Littrell said. “His biggest strides were from spring ball...

University of North Texas Offers App to Help Students Cope With Mental Health Issues

Mon, Aug 29, 2016 - 6:20pm

Denton, TX -- The new school year at the University of North Texas has begun, and the school staff is hoping an app will help students who may be having a difficult time adjusting.

UNT students are the only ones in Texas who have access to the "Just In Case" app. It also serves students on campuses all over California, as well as Ohio and Maryland.

The app can help students who are suffering from some type of mental health issues. According to the app, those can include having sleeping or eating disorders that can lead to bigger problems, crying a lot, feeling worthless, or being stressed.

People can also use...

DCTA contracts with UNT to release community survey

Mon, Aug 29, 2016 - 2:20pm

The Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) has contracted with the University of North Texas (UNT) to conduct its biennial community survey beginning Thursday.

The survey focuses on Denton County resident’s preferences on public services in the area and DCTA services and passenger amenities. The agency plans to utilize the survey results to better serve Denton County with enhanced transit services. The survey will be made available at ...

Tags: DCTA, UNT

Symphony to feature photography students, international piano contest winner

Sun, Aug 28, 2016 - 1:00pm

Patrons of the Lewisville Lake Symphony are asked to plan to arrive early at the first concert of the season on Sept. 16.

Seven Flower Mound High School AP photography students of Suzanne McLeod will exhibit photographs from their portfolios in the lobby before the concert.  One of the students, Nic Chae, attended a National Geographic student photo exhibition this summer.  

In addition, UNT School of Music graduate voice students will delight the arriving audience with selections from their repertoires. Among the vocalists is Jennifer Youngs, a member of the faculty at Texas Woman’s University who is...

Tags: UNT Music
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