Famed composer to join UNT College of Music

Submitted by wdc on Tue, 2017-07-25 08:12

<p>He is best known for his many memorable and award-winning film scores including “Silverado,” “Tombstone,” “The Rescuers Down Under,” “Miracle on 34th Street” and “Harry and the Hendersons,” among others. “JAG,” “Tiny Toon Adventures” and “Dinosaurs” all grace his television theme repertoire. Now, Bruce Broughton, a 10-time Emmy Award winner, will be joining the University of North Texas College of Music as the 2017-18 composer-in-residence. He will work with students and conduct research as part of four, one-week residencies throughout the school year.</p>

UNT College of Engineering adds computer science executive master’s degree

Submitted by wdc on Mon, 2017-07-24 08:54

<p>The University of North Texas College of Engineering is now offering an executive master’s degree in computer science, exclusively available at the UNT New College at Frisco. The degree, with concentrations in data science and cybersecurity, is designed for working professionals with at least two years of experience who want to build upon their expertise.</p>

Australian company licenses patented technology developed by UNT professor

Submitted by wdc on Thu, 2017-07-20 14:42

<p><span>A patent developed by Narendra Dahotre, University Distinguished Research Professor in UNT’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering, which will allow orthopaedic surgeons to operate with new precision has been licensed by the Australian Institute of Robotic Orthopaedics.</span></p>

UNT on the Square exhibition features best of tapestry from around the world

Submitted by wdc on Thu, 2017-07-20 08:02

<p>The piece “Which Way Crow,” by Pennsylvania-based artist DeAnna Rigter, shows a woman in a long soaring dress and ponytail looking as though she is getting advice from a crow in a tree.</p>
<p>The vivid work is not a photograph or painting, but a tapestry – made from wool and silk on wool wrap.</p>

UNT computer engineering professor named Tech Titans Award finalist

Submitted by wdc on Mon, 2017-07-17 08:39

<p>Ram Dantu, University of North Texas College of Engineering professor and director of the UNT Center for Information and Computer Security, has been named a finalist for a prestigious Tech Titans Award. Dantu has been named in the Technology Inventor category that recognizes people or groups responsible for creating breakthrough ideas, processes or products that have advanced their discipline as a whole.</p>

UNT partners with Chinese university to offer materials science and engineering transfer program

Submitted by wdc on Tue, 2017-07-11 10:15

<p>The University of North Texas College of Engineering has partnered with Dalian Jiaotong University in China to create a transfer program in materials science and engineering. The “1+3” program allows qualified students to complete one year of undergraduate study at DJTU and then transfer to UNT to finish the remaining three years of study needed to satisfy the university’s degree requirements. Students who complete the program will receive a bachelor’s degree in materials science and engineering from UNT, as well as a bachelor’s degree from DJTU.</p>