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UNT computer science: 45 years of changing lives and technology

Submitted by wdc on Mon, 2017-04-17 14:19

<p>For decades, the University of North Texas has helped lead the way in computer science. UNT’s program is one of the oldest in the nation, turning 45 this year. To commemorate that anniversary, the College of Engineering will host a dinner reception at Apogee Stadium on April 28 (Friday) starting at 6 p.m. Tickets to the event cost $10. That evening, current students and returning alumni will be celebrated. Alumni like Willie Barber, Greg Thurman and Tyseanah Spell, who together, tell the enduring story of UNT’s computer science program.</p>

UNT professor creates coating that reduces glass reflection

Submitted by wdc on Thu, 2017-04-13 08:34

<p>Glass reflection is the source of many problems and frustrations, but a professor at the University of North Texas has discovered a solution. Diana Berman, a materials science professor in the College of Engineering, has created a simple coating with the potential to have a major impact and her work has just been published in the online journal ACS Nano.</p>

UNT’S Distinguished Lecture Series welcomes Diane Guerrero April 26

Submitted by wdc on Wed, 2017-04-12 13:57

<p>Diane Guerrero—an actress best known for her work on “Orange is the New Black” and “Jane the Virgin”— will speak at the <a href="https://www.unt.edu/">University of North Texas</a> on April 26 (Wednesday) as part of the university’s <a href="http://studentaffairs.unt.edu/distinguished-lecture-series">Distinguished Lecture Series</a>.</p>

UNT doctoral student/veteran awarded National Science Foundation Fellowship

Submitted by wdc on Wed, 2017-04-12 10:38

<p>A University of North Texas student has been awarded with one of the highest honors in the scientific community. Michael Thomas, a doctoral student studying in the Department of Chemistry, has been selected to receive a 2017 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.</p>

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>