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Welcome back to school! I trust that you all had a nice summer and are looking forward to the new school year. I’m pleased to inform you that UNT hired 105 new faculty this fall. I think that says a...

Salute to Faculty Excellence 2018

UNT hosts an annual event to celebrate the accomplishments of our superlative faculty.  You are invited to mark your calendar for the evening of Friday, Oct. 5 to salute UNT’s world-class faculty. This year’s theme is “Celebrating the Impact of a Caring Faculty;” please click here to register. Look for more information coming soon about the events planned for Faculty Excellence Week, scheduled for Oct. 1 (Monday) through Oct. 5 (Friday).

 

John Peters

2018 UNT Foundation Eminent Faculty Award

John Peters, in the Department of English in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at the University of North Texas, has been selected as the school’s Foundation Eminent Faculty Award Winner.

James Meernik

2018 UNT Foundation Faculty Leadership Award

James Meernik, in the Department of Political Science in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at the University of North Texas, has been selected as the school's Foundation Faculty Leadership Award Winner.

Young Hoon Kim

2018 UNT Foundation Faculty Community Engagement Award

Young Hoon Kim, in the Department of Hospitality & Tourism Management in the College of Merchandising, Hospitality & Tourism at the University of North Texas, has been selected as the school's Foundation Faculty Community Engagement Award Winner.

Karen Anderson-Lain

2018 UNT Foundation Outstanding Lecturer Award

Karen Anderson-Lain, in the Department of Communication Studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at the University of North Texas, has been selected as the school's Foundation Outstanding Lecturer Award Winner.

UNT history professor Andrew Torget set a new world record!

After 27 hours and 34 minutes, UNT history professor Andrew Torget set a new world record for longest history lesson while also raising more than $12,000 for the The Portal to Texas History. University of North Texas History Professor Andrew Torget is trying to become a part of history himself by securing a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records. Torget will begin his attempt to spend 24 hours – or more – giving the world’s longest history lesson at 9 a.m. on Aug. 24.

Co-Director of Biodiscovery Institute Elected to UK's Royal Society

Dr. Richard Dixon, Distinguished Research Professor and Co-Director of the Biodiscovery Institute at the University of North Texas, was recently elected into the Royal Society. As a world leader in plant sciences, Dr. Dixon joins the ranks of world-changing scientists and thinkers, including Issac Newton, Charles Darwin, and Stephen Hawking.