UNT College of Music launches music entrepreneurship competition

Submitted by wdc on Mon, 2017-02-27 08:57

<p>Music students at the University of North Texas are invited to create and submit business plans as part of the College of Music’s inaugural Music Entrepreneurship Competition.</p>
<p>Competitors will be eligible to earn cash prizes totaling $18,000, which can be used by the students to launch start-up businesses.</p>

Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth returns to UNT for unique performance

Submitted by wdc on Thu, 2017-02-23 10:10

<p>The Grammy-winning vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth is bringing their unique sound back to the University of North Texas. The eight-member ensemble that “mines the expressive potential of the human voice” will perform at 8 p.m. March 9 (Thursday) in the College of Music’s Margot and Bill Winspear Performance Hall in the Murchison Performing Arts Center, 2100 Interstate 35E, Denton. The ensemble is returning to perform their final concert as part of their 2016-17 UNT Institute for the Advancement of the Arts residency.</p>

Strengthening Walls, Saving Lives

Submitted by wdc on Tue, 2017-02-21 15:28

<p><span>Hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes – it seems almost every week a deadly natural disaster is reported in the news. Now researchers at the University of North Texas are working to help create walls that will stand up to those disasters, with hopes of saving homes and lives.</span></p>

UNT master’s program in geography recognized for excellence by national association

Submitted by wdc on Tue, 2017-02-21 10:36

<p>The award from the American Association of Geographers recognizes excellence in instruction and student mentorship, intercultural understanding and participation of under-represented groups in geography and successful student placement with employers, among other criteria.</p>