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Memphis Commercial Appeal
College students walk dogs, clean cages as alternative spring break in Collierville
March 12 2014 - University of North Texas students, Rhode Ontiveros, 21, from left, Morgan Silva, 19, Taylor Jones, 18, Savannah Syrus, 21, and Staff Advisor Rachel Rachel, 26, play with a group of puppies while volunteering at the Collierville Animal Shelter.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
Las Vegas Review Journal
Officials: UNLV presidential search not a done deal
The crowd was small but concerns were clear among UNLV faculty and staff who met on Wednesday to discuss the search for a new UNLV president.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Eighteen-year-old Jackson Strecher, shown here with his girlfriend, Ariel Bailey, on Monday, is working to recover from a rare brain hemorrhage at the Select Rehabilitation Hospital.
Blue Cross Blue Shield's final push for Obamacare
As the March 31 deadline to sign up for individual health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act looms, Richardson-based Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas is teaming up with the University of North Texas and Kroger pharmacies to spread the word at a health fair this weekend.
Media Matters for America
What Media Outlets Should Know About The Bogus "Study" Smearing The Southern Poverty Law Center
Right-wing media figures are celebrating a new paper purporting to demonstrate anti-Christian and anti-conservative bias in the Southern Poverty Law Center's listing of extremist hate groups -- conveniently ignoring the clear biases of the paper's author and the paper's glaring methodological problems.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Update on City Hall's Outhouse Policy for Southern Dallas
Small update here on the part of Dallas to which City Hall refuses to extend sewer service.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Briefly in the arts
Lei Zhang, an adjunct English professor at Texas Woman's University, will present and discuss the short stories of one of China's most critically acclaimed authors at "Professor's Corner" at 7 p.m. Wednesday at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane.
Dallas Morning News
Video: Peter Weller, UNT's own 'RoboCop,' returns to Dallas
What you see here is just a fraction of a fraction of a fraction of my sitdown with Peter Weller, who was in town earlier this week for the University of North Texas' Emerald Eagle Honors wingding at the Meyerson.
Lisa Thomas to Speak at Museum
Austin College organist Dr. Lisa Thomas will give a lunch lecture "Native American Treasure," January 24 at The Sherman Museum, in conjunction with the museum's newest exhibit, "Tribes: Native American History and Culture."
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Despite new state law, algebra II still a requirement for admission...
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.
UNT President Neal Smatresk on bridging the gap between academia, industry
There is a gap between academia and industry. A disconnect. And Neal Smatresk , the University of North Texas' new president, has some ideas about how to bridge it.
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.
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.