Prepping Teachers: UNT Dallas Partners with Dallas ISD for ‘First-Ever’ Paid Teacher Residencies

by | Jul 15, 2024
UNT Dallas said the novel arrangement between its Dallas School of Education and Dallas ISD builds on an existing relationship to prepare university students for real-world situations, so they're "career-ready" upon graduation.
Dallas College Taps New Presidents for Its Mountain View, Brookhaven Campuses
by | Jun 28, 2024
As part of their responsibilities, Mountain View’s Macario Hernandez and Brookhaven’s Madeline Burillo-Hopkins will aim to bolster workforce opportunities in their communities.
The Last Word: Mayor Eric Johnson on New Law Enforcement Training Center Coming to UNT Dallas
The University of North Texas at Dallas and the city of Dallas have announced a $10 million grant from the Communities Foundation of Texas toward the new law enforcement training center coming to the university's campus. Once built, it will become the new home of the Dallas Police Training Academy.
UNT Dallas President Announces Retirement After Nearly a Decade of Impact
by | Jan 24, 2024
Bob Mong joined The University of North Texas at Dallas in 2015 following a distinguished journalism career, during which he ascended to editor-in-chief of The Dallas Morning News.

Ground Broken for $100M UNT Dallas STEM Facility

by | Sep 29, 2023
Designed by the firms Stantec and Harrison Kornberg Architects, UNT Dallas' new four-story STEM facility will feature 18 to 20 classrooms, nine biology and chemistry teaching labs, three research labs, and a large event venue. It's designed to provide a pathway for healthcare careers for UNT Dallas students.
UNT Dallas Gets $651K TI Foundation Grant to Fund STEM School Principals Master’s Program
by | May 23, 2023
Beginning this fall, the grant will cover tuition and fees for candidates entering the rigorous, two-year Master of Educational Leadership program with a STEM concentration. Candidates will be drawn from Cedar Hill, Dallas, DeSoto, Duncanville and Lancaster independent school districts.
UNT Dallas Names Veteran Administrator as VP of Enrollment Management, Student Affairs
by | Apr 6, 2023

The University of North Texas at Dallas has named Dr. Jose E. da Silva to the newly created position of vice president for enrollment management and student affairs....


DI People: JCPenney, Sabre, Toyota Connected, Magellan Health, Sonrava, and Dallas Next Make Moves

by | Aug 12, 2022
In this week’s roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you’ll also find news from UNT Dallas, 49 Financial, Daseke, Rogers Healy Commercial, CrossFirst Bank, and more.
Hoque Global Plans 270-Acre Development That Could ‘Rewrite Perceptions’ of Southern Dallas
by | Jun 27, 2022
The Dallas City Council recently approved up to $31.4 million in tax increment financing for the first phase of the Dallas-based developer's planned mixed-use development near the UNT Dallas campus.

University Hills could ultimately include 1,500 multi-family units, hundreds of single-family homes, 1.5 million square feet of commercial properties, and more than 50 acres of green space.
Dallas Regional Chamber Launches Investment Recruitment Tool for Southern Dallas County
by | Mar 28, 2022
The website is a "growth tool" that highlights the communities, real estate, employers, and talent pool in Southern Dallas County with the aim of spurring investment and economic development in the region.
Emmitt Smith and UNT Dallas Celebrate Opening of New Expansion at Southern Dallas Innovation Center
by | Jan 28, 2022
Dallas political leaders and UNT Dallas officials were among the speakers at the opening. Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith purchased the property in 2019 through his real estate company, E Smith Communities, as a place to build and incubate talent. UNT Dallas has now joined Dallas College and other organizations in setting up programs at the renovated center.
UNT Dallas Program Nurtures Aspiring Educators, Opens a ‘Thirdspace’ for Teachers and School Leaders
The university’s Emerging Teacher Institute is creating a space where educator superpowers are cultivated, creating positive well-being in the midst of extraordinary stress so that the best changemakers remain in the profession.
Reimagined Crow Museum of Asian Art Opens With ‘Clouds and Chaos’
by | Sep 28, 2018
The newly renovated museum will open its doors to downtown Dallas with a Jacob Hashimoto exhibit and a gallery opening on Sept. 28.
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Mobile Food Market: UNT Dallas, Toyota, DART Combat Food Deserts in Southern Dallas
by | Sep 13, 2018
The farmer's market on wheels will sell locally sourced produce to Southern Dallas residents.