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LGBTQ Archive Speaker Series

UNT Libraries has partnered with Resource Center and The Dallas Way to present a fall speaker series benefiting the UNT LGBTQ Archive. Three speakers, all of whom are past UNT Special Collections Research Fellows, will speak on different topics related to LGBTQ history. The speaker series will take place Resource Center’s Louis L. Borick Foundation...

The LGBTQ Archive

The UNT Libraries hosts a special collection, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Archive at UNT.  The archive is a repository for records documenting the history and culture of the LGBTQ communities in the South and the Southwest. This major collecting initiative documents people, places, and events through primary source materials, including letters, photographs,...

LGBTQ History Month

While June is Pride Month, October is LGBTQ History Month.  National coming out day is Friday, October 11, 2019.  This year also marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in New York City.  At UNT, LGBTQ history is supported in our faculty research, our campus resources, our faculty networks, and our faculty senate.  Here are some of the many stories we tell on...

News from the UNT Libraries

Find out What’s Happening at the Libraries

The UNT Libraries website includes a list of events, including free workshops on Python, R, LaTeX, RefWorks, Scopus, and more. 

 

Renovations at Willis Library

To find out more about the renovations taking place at Willis Library, check out our Updates on the Upgrades page for the details.

 

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Caring and Connecting Corner

One of the main objectives of Faculty Success (OFS) is to foster a collegial and inclusive campus environment where faculty can thrive. As a part of this initiative, we are kicking off a regular feature in the OFS newsletter – a caring and connecting corner.  The month’s feature is on policies and procedures that help to support faculty who are adding to their family either through birth,...

Save and Soar

This program replaces Eagle Express, which will be phased out. It seems to me the key point is that S&S offers students discounts, and encourages continuous enrollment and timely graduation. I’m not sure a dive into the weeds would be of interest to faculty, but some key details are:

Opting in locks a student’s tuition rate for 4 years. Enrolling in at least 15 hours and the fall...

Chief's Corner: Active Shooter Training

Recent active shooter events in El Paso and Odessa have brought this serious topic to the forefront again. It’s important to all of us at the UNT Police Department that you feel safe and prepared both here at the university or wherever you may go.

For this reason, we offer free Active Shooter Response training. In this, we teach the Run/Hide/Fight response method to provide...

New Academic Integrity Policy

Over the Summer UNT finalized a new Academic Integrity Policy (Student Academic Integrity Policy (06.003)).  The new policy updates UNT’s definitions of academic misconduct, including terms like plagiarism and forgery, clarifies the role of the Academic Integrity Officer (AIO) and clarifies procedures for single as well as multiple or major violations of academic integrity. 

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Congratulations Dr. Guohua Feng!

Congrats to Dr. Guohua Feng, a professor in the Economics department, for being named a SEM Fellow (Society for Economics Measurements). There are 39 Nobel Prize Laureates among SEM Fellows. You can find a complete list of SEM Fellows at: https://sem.society.cmu.edu/SEM_Fellows.asp

May Teaching Excellence Spotlight

 

Our May Teaching Excellence Spotlight awardee is Dr. Amy Petros, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry. Dr. Petros prioritizes her students’ input as the most important asset to her teaching style and course design.

https://teachingcommons.unt.edu/spotlight/awards/dr-amy-petros

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