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UNT ranked among ‘Best in the West’

The Princeton Review named the University of North Texas as one of 124 institutions in the 2014 Best Colleges for the “Best in the West” category.

The Princeton Review, a nationally known education services company, compiles lists by region, rather than ranking the schools on each list. The schools are rated in six categories: academics, admissions, selectivity, financial aid, fire safety, quality of life and how “green” the campus is. The top schools are named to the list.

This is the sixth consecutive year UNT has been recognized by the Princeton Review.


TAMS dean to speak at forum in Korea

Richard Sinclair, dean of the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science, is scheduled to speak at the Global Human Resources Forum 2013 about his experience leading the program at UNT. The forum, Nov. 7-8 in Seoul, aims to create solutions for global issues and discuss human intelligence.

TAMS has been featured on a Korean TV program about successful high school programs, and numerous Korean educators have visited the academy.


5 earn MPA scholarships

Five students who are about to begin the Master of Public Administration program this fall were awarded Hatton W. Sumners Scholarships, each totaling $27,000. The awards cover tuition and fees as well as a monthly stipend for 16 months, and are given to students who are civically engaged and show leadership potential.

The recipients are Alisha Byerly of Piedmont, Okla.; Carolyn Chavez of Belen, N.M; Timothy Clark of San Antonio; Angela Manglaris of Grapevine; and Calvin Manuel of Powder Springs, Ga.