UNT theatre program to stage politically charged play “Hair”

Submitted by wdc on Wed, 2017-04-12 10:26

<p>The University of North Texas theatre department will take audiences back in time to the sexual revolution and anti-war movement of the late 1960s with its production of “Hair” April 27-30. The musical focuses on a “tribe” of young people who resist the war and live a bohemian lifestyle filled with sexual freedom and pacifist protest.</p>

UNT College of Music student wins big at international piano competition

Submitted by wdc on Wed, 2017-04-12 08:26

<p>Baolong Zhang, Graduate Artist Certificate student at the University of North Texas College of Music, has earned first prize in the 2017 Virginia Waring International Piano Concerto Competition, held March 26-April 2. He earned the prestigious honor – and a $10,000 prize – for his performance of Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3.</p>

UNT professor helping visually impaired students learn computer science

Submitted by wdc on Mon, 2017-04-10 13:07

<p>When you use a computer you typically read an article, watch a video or access information from a graph. These may seem like simple tasks, but to a person who is visually impaired, these tasks can be challenging. One University of North Texas professor knows these challenges all too well. Stephanie Ludi works in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. She is also visually impaired. </p>
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UNT researcher’s Walmart Foundation grant aims to bring jobs back to U.S.

Submitted by wdc on Mon, 2017-04-10 12:53

<p>A nearly $350,000 grant awarded to a University of North Texas researcher by the <a href="http://giving.walmart.com/foundation">Walmart Foundation</a> and the <a href="http://usmayors.org/85thWinterMeeting/">U.S. Conference of Mayors</a> is helping to bring manufacturing jobs back to the U.S.</p>