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6 hrs ago | Denton Record-Chronicle

Union of steel and stone

Construction crews are pouring concrete and planting the steel structure for the new student union building at the University of North Texas.

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11 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Dallas school hopes giant mural will inspire students

When school's in session at Emmett J. Conrad High, nearly half the kids are refugees from war-torn parts of the world.

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Related Topix: Art Institute of Dallas, Dallas, TX

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Computer Weekly

Case Study University of North Texas

Across the higher education school system, shared services for IT departments have become a major focal point.

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Denton Record-Chronicle

Students learn facets of modern journalism

Nann Goplerud, a lecturer at the University of North Texas' Mayborn School of Journalism, talks to students at a multimedia journalism high school workshop about finding visual elements of a story, on Friday in Grapevine.

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Related Topix: Texas

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Denton Record-Chronicle

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"'Holy cow' was our reaction," said Royal Furgeson, a retired U.S. district judge and founding dean of the new law campus.

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Related Topix: Texas Tech, Standardized Testing, Education, Southern Methodist University

Business Journal

Texas Biomed taps interim CEO to replace exiting Trevett

Texas Biomedical Research Institute has identified a replacement for Kenneth Trevett , who announced in May he was stepping down as president and CEO of the San Antonio-based organization.

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Related Topix: Texas, University of Texas at San Antonio, University of North Texas Health Science Center

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Little Joe embodies heart of Tejano music

Tejano musician Little Joe came to Victoria early Sunday evening to visit with friends.

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Related Topix: Texas, Little Joe y la Familia, Latin

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Flaunt It Or Cover Up? The Great Public Breastfeeding Debate Continues

This is one of those recurring social debates and issues that seem to pop up quite frequently in one form or another.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Sunherald.com

Wedding fashions from 1800s to today featured

Wedding dresses from the 19th century to the present day are featured in a new exhibit showcasing the changing styles of American brides, from a 1900s dress with a lace choker collar to a beaded flapper dress from the 1920s to a 1980s satin confection with an explosion of organdy ruffles.

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Related Topix: Wedding, World News, Prince Charles

Dallas Morning News

'Spillover' author David Quammen kicks off the 10th annual Mayborn with inspiration, advice

Three-time National Magazine Award winner David Quammen winningly engaged an audience of aspiring and published authors at the kickoff of the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference in Grapevine.

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Related Topix: Nonfiction, Arts, Journalism, Dallas, TX

Gainesville Daily Register

Big Texas Swing School teaches music, life lessons

The sweet sounds of Texas fiddle music and strains of "San Antonio Rose" permeated the halls of North Central Texas College this week as the Big Texas Swing School created for students ages 12 to 17 was held July 15 -19 at the First State Bank Center for the Performing Arts.

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Related Topix: Texas College, Pop/Rock, Alexander, Wichita Falls, TX

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Denton Record-Chronicle

Program gives students glimpse of college life

Students and staff members flowed in and out of the University of North Texas Career Center on Friday, where they spoke with a group of special high school visitors.

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The Virginian-Pilot

Mingo Fishtrap - "On Time"

The band name sounds like a character from a Dickens novel or Popeye comic strip.

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Related Topix: Texas, Motown, Soul

Switched

Dispatches From a Connected Future

Unmanned aerial vehicles developed by Yan Wan from the University of North Texas are capable of providing wireless communications to storm-ravaged areas where telephone access is out.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Dallas Observer

Oak Street Draft House

Alumni at Denton's University of North Texas often hang around long after graduation, which means they need places a little more grown-up than the average college bar.

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CBS Local

A Healthy Dose Of Education Provides Career Success For A Dallas Nurse

The health care field in the DFW area is alive and well. As such, nurses are in constant demand to take care of those who have fallen ill.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Medicine, Nursing, University of Texas at Arlington

Denton Record-Chronicle

Land commissioner weighs in on ban

Patterson wrote a letter to Mayor Chris Watts objecting to the ban prior to Tuesday's public hearing.

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Related Topix: Texas, Denton, TX, Texas Woman's University, Denton County, TX

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Dallas Morning News

In trip home, North Texan tries out life without a car

Ben Schwab of Rowlett wheels a bike borrowed from his mom off a DART train at St. Paul Station in Dallas.

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Related Topix: Texas, Rowlett, TX, Dallas, TX

Star-Telegram.com

Rains hit North Texas Thursday

Despite gray skies and rain, Peter Tunnard gets an afternoon run in across the Seventh Street Bridge Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Fort Worth.

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Related Topix: Texas, Fort Worth, TX, Weather, Krum, TX, University of North Texas Health Science Center

Wed Jul 16, 2014

MyHighPlains.com

Denton Council Punts Fracking Ban Proposal To Voters

Voters will decide whether this North Texas college town will become the state's first city to ban hydraulic fracturing.

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Related Topix: Denton, TX, Wichita Falls, TX

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