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....

UNT Dallas’ New Ryan Tower Is a Beacon of Promise in Southern Dallas
by | Sep 14, 2022
The 180-foot Ryan Tower stands at the heart of the UNT Dallas campus and can be seen for miles in every direction. Funded by a $2 million gift from UNT benefactors Amanda and G. Brint Ryan, the tower is meant to serve as "an icon of the university, a symbol for higher learning, and a prominent symbol of the community it serves." "For me, it symbolizes the heights our students and our future students will attain," UNT Dallas President said at the tower's ribbon-cutting.
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.

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.
DI People: Jacobs, BNSF, Kimberly-Clark, Transwestern, and More Make Moves
by | Sep 18, 2020
In this week's roundup of hires and promotions in North Texas, you'll also find news from Kirkland & Ellis, UNT Dallas, Munck Wilson Mandala, WiNGS, YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas, and GridLiance, among others.
Graduating to New Heights Together
by | Jan 16, 2020
One of UNT Dallas’ longest-serving faculty members, Dr. Ali Shaqlaih has been selected to guide the newly established Graduate School as its inaugural dean, and he’s bringing bold ideas.

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.
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NASA Engineer Lesa Roe Bringing Pioneering Spirit to UNT System
by | May 15, 2018
No matter what tomorrow’s jobs or classrooms look like, the first female chancellor of the University of North Texas System said there are three key skills she thinks students need to develop  — problem solving, creativity, and communications.
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Changing the Narrative Through Education
by | May 3, 2018
Former director of NASA Langley Research Center, current Chancellor of the UNT System, and first-generation college graduate Lesa Roe discusses how the new Bridging Gaps Scholarship Program will make education more accessible.

CEOS Sharing Entrepreneurial Journeys With South Dallas High School Students

by | Jun 19, 2017
Known as ELEVATE, the leadership academy, which began Monday, is being organized by RISE Clothing entrepreneurs Terrence and Tim Maiden, who plan to share some of the hard-won lessons they learned in building a successful apparel business.
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T.D. Jakes, UNT Dallas Team for MegaFest Student Pitch Contest
by | May 26, 2017
Students will make Shark Tank-style pitches before a panel of judges and could win some of the competition's $50,000 in total prize money.
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UNT Dallas Launches Institute to Minimize Teacher Turnover Rate
by | Sep 21, 2016
The Emerging Teacher Institute will focus on equipping future teachers with skills to regulate their emotional health.