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UNT explores latest trends in technology at Digital Fabrication Symposium

Submitted by wdc on Thu, 2017-03-23 08:19

<p>A University of North Texas symposium will explore one of the latest trends in technology – digital fabrication. The symposium, which will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 21 at Willis Library, includes panels and presentations, a morning professional development workshop for educators and a keynote speech by new media artist Laura Splan. </p>

Google, SapientNitro execs to discuss retail virtual reality at UNT talk

Submitted by wdc on Wed, 2017-03-22 13:28

<p>How are virtual and augmented reality technologies transforming the way people shop? Retail and technology gurus from Google and SapientNitro, a marketing and consulting firm, join experts at the University of North Texas Consumer Experience Symposium for a discussion on these latest retailing technologies. </p>

Guest lecturer at University of North Texas to discuss Syria crisis, other Middle East nations

Submitted by wdc on Wed, 2017-03-22 09:20

<p>Daniel Agranov has served in Israel's Ministrry of Foreign Affairs since 2008 and is currently assigned to the Consulate General of Israel to the Southwest United States, which is located in Houston.</p>
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UNT professors, students and alumni win at media arts festival

Submitted by wdc on Tue, 2017-03-21 09:33

<p>Two students, four former students and two faculty members from the <a href="https://www.unt.edu/">University of North Texas</a>’ <a href="http://mediaarts.unt.edu/">Department of Media Arts</a> won awards from the <a href="https://beaweb.org/festival/">Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts</a>.</p>

UNT student is first to complete 3D image chemical mapping of seed important in genetic research

Submitted by wdc on Tue, 2017-03-21 09:27

<p>Arabidopsis thaliana is a seed so tiny that it can fit into Abraham Lincoln’s eye on a penny. Its small size, rapid life cycle and ability to produce thousands of seeds make this plant perfect for research. Now scientists who use it for studies have a new advantage.</p>

Tickets on sale for TEDxUNT on April 11, featuring eight speakers

Submitted by wdc on Mon, 2017-03-20 09:23

<p>A student who created a low-cost sensor of phosphorescent materials to detect lead and other toxins in drinking water, a faculty member who started a nationally recognized program that preserves quail populations in the North Texas region and a communications studies student who used a blog to help her cope with a cancer diagnosis will be among the featured speakers at the University of North Texas' TEDxUNT event April 11.</p>

UNT College of Music to present rare performance of Bach’s 1725 version of St. John Passion

Submitted by wdc on Fri, 2017-03-10 13:45

<p>The University of North Texas College of Music’s Collegium Singers and Baroque Orchestra are taking their talents to Dallas to perform a rarely heard 1725 version of J.S. Bach’s <em>St. John Passion</em>. The performance isat 7 p.m. April 1 (Saturday) at the Church of the Incarnation, 3966 McKinney Ave., Dallas. The event is part of a partnership with the church that allows the College of Music to reach a Dallas audience.</p>