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El Paso Times
Lorraine Kubala: Festival is last chance to hear young jazz musicians this season
The biggest and last jazz festival of the season is taking place this weekend, as the Hanks Jazz Festival got under way last night and will continue today and Saturday.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Benefit concert to kick off fundraising for Strecher family
A benefit concert this Sunday will kick off a monthlong fundraising campaign to support a University of North Texas freshman who suffered a brain hemorrhage Jan. 1. As Jackson Strecher, 18, awaits brain surgery at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, events are slated to support him and his family.
Texas historians gathering in S.A.
Members of the Texas State Historical Association are in San Antonio for their 118th annual meeting, and theirs is a healthy lineup.
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
DNA testing of Dozier bones will take months
The DNA testing of bones recently sent to the University of North Texas Health Science Center from the now-closed Dozier School for Boys in the Florida panhandle will likely take months to complete.
Texas Oncology's Dana Rosencranz receives award for leadership in medical physics
Texas Oncology-Paris physicist Dana Rosencranz , Ph.D, DABR, recently received the Medical Dosimetry & Physics Award, a prestigious award for outstanding achievement in radiation oncology and diagnostic imaging from Texas Oncology/McKesson Specialty Health.
Fort Worth's medical district had $5.5 billion economic impact in 2013
The city's near-south-side Medical District had a $5.5 billion economic impact on Tarrant County in 2013, according to research by the University of North Texas.
The Joplin Independent
Judging to open PhotoSpiva 2014
Spiva Center for the Art's national claim to fame, PhotoSpiva, will open this weekend with an exhibition of 82 images selected from 1,014 that were entered in the competitive by 176 photographers.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Dallas Morning News
Boyfriend of slain Richardson schoolteacher arrested in her killing
Richardson ISD schoolteacher Emily Lambert's boyfriend called police in New Mexico on Sunday to report her missing.
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Grammy winners Snarky Puppy perform at BU next week
When Snarky Puppy formed at the University of North Texas in 2004, bassist and leader Michael League and his eclectic collective of musicians had little idea what the next 10 years would hold for the jazz/jam/fusion band.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Concept for convention center
The city's partner in developing a new convention center and hotel on the University of North Texas campus was in town Feb. 18, primarily to meet with a group at UNT on designing the project.
Algebra II still a college requirement, despite new law
Though a new law removes algebra II as a core requirement for a high school diploma, many Texas universities say they will not change their admissions standards to drop the advanced math course anytime soon.
Phyllis George, Larry McMurty, Peter Weller honored as UNT 'Emerald Eagles'
University of North Texas alumni, students and supporters will gather Wednesday night in the Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas for the UNT Foundation's Emerald Eagle Honors.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Eli Young Band talks life on the road and traveling through 10,000 Towns
" 10,000 Towns is one of those albums where we had ample time to make sure the songs that we were picking were the right songs for where we are in our career," Eli Young Band frontman Mike Eli tells me during a call from the road on his way to a gig in Erie, Pennsylvania with Darius Rucker.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Hustle and flow
Spenser Liszt got an album out of his master's degree in jazz studies at the University of North Texas College of Music.
Texas Republicans top Democrats in early primary turnout
Turnout may be up in this week's Texas primaries, but experts say it won't be nearly enough to change the bottom line: the votes of a few will choose the officials who govern us all.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Maria Perez gets an extra helping of fake blood before she and others participate in a program hosted by the University of North Texas Student Government Association and the Union Program Council on Thursday in Denton.
Dallas Children's Theater staging show for special audience
Bright lights, loud voices, and dramatic gestures are the things that make live theater exciting for most kids.
Comic studies conference returns
Professors, scholars, librarians, students and entrepreneurs are all expected to take part in the annual 2014 Comic Studies Conference at the University of North Texas this Saturday, sans costumes.
The Las Vegas Sun
Consultants tease UNLV panel with examples of newest college, pro stadiums around the country
UNLV Now project leader Don Snyder updates Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents on the status of UNLV's stadium proposal on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Project at UNT to help girls find prom dresses
Several high schools girls who might not have been able to afford formal wear will be able to feel like a princess on prom night, thanks to the help of University of North Texas students.