National Medal of Arts-winning playwright Moisés Kaufman to serve as UNT artist-in-residence

Submitted by wdc on Wed, 2017-12-20 09:54

<p>Award-winning playwright and director Moisés Kaufman will serve as 2017-18 artist-in-residence for the Institute for the Advancement of the Arts at the University of North Texas, bringing in the collaborative process that he created for such plays as “The Laramie Project<em>.</em>”</p>

UNT, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay examine entrepreneurship in emerging economies in new conference

Submitted by wdc on Tue, 2017-12-19 08:57

<p>The University of North Texas and the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay are launching a new effort – the International Conference on Entrepreneurship and Family Business  – aimed at tackling challenges facing small and medium enterprises and family firms around the world. The event may be the first of its kind. </p>

Experimenting with music accelerates child development in UNT’s Early Childhood Music program

Submitted by wdc on Mon, 2017-12-18 15:14

<p>Studies have shown that the first five years of a child's life are fundamentally important to their growth and learning achievement. Nurturing musical development early maximizes children’s musical learning opportunities and provides them with the readiness needed for music instruction later in life. The University of North Texas College of Music's Early Childhood Music Program exposes young children – infants to age 5 – to a rich, music-filled environment.</p>

UNT dean named to prestigious national arts board

Submitted by wdc on Wed, 2017-12-13 08:58

<p>The National Association of Schools of Art and Design has named Greg Watts, dean of the University of North Texas College of Visual Arts and Design, as their accreditation commission chair and a member of the executive committee and board of directors. NASAD is an organization of more than 360 accredited educational institutions that establishes national standards for art and design undergraduate and graduate degrees.</p>

UNT fall commencement set for Dec. 15 and 16

Submitted by wdc on Fri, 2017-12-08 13:43

<p>More than 3,400 students are expected to receive degrees from the University of North Texas during fall 2017 commencement ceremonies. Ceremonies will be held <strong>Dec. 15 and 16</strong> (Friday and Saturday) . And unique this year, graduates traveling to Louisiana to cheer on the Mean Green in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl are invited to participate in a special UNT commencement ceremony in New Orleans.</p>