New report: Tricep pushups led TWU volleyball students to hospitalization last fall

A new report by a consulting firm revealed that a series of 75 triceps led eight volleyball players to seek treatment at area hospitals for rhabdomyolysis. The exercise, paired with dehydration and the overexertion, led to the students developing rhabdo, a condition where the muscle tissue breaks down and begins to enter the bloodstream.

UNT student back in Denton after surviving five days in desert

Amber VanHecke vomited after trying to chase down a truck on the southern rim of the Grand Canyon. The 24-year-old University of North Texas student had been lost and alone in the Arizona desert for four days. Her cellphone had a spotty signal. Her GPS navigation system lost power. And her SUV was out of gas.

Stranded for 5 days in Arizona wilderness, Denton woman hikes 11 miles to call for help

A Denton woman was rescued last week after spending five days stranded in a remote area near the Grand Canyon. Amber VanHecke, 24, was traveling in the Havasupai Reservation when her vehicle ran out of gas on March 12, the Arizona Department of Public Safety said.

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Leading political experts from across the country will talk about the future of women in politics at Texas Woman's University Wednesday, March 29.

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Tickets are still available to see Temple Grandin, a prominent advocate in the autism community, speak in Dallas next month.

Texas Woman's University hires new provost

Alan Utter, the founding director of the Office of Student Research at Appalachian State University, will be the next provost of Texas Woman's University. Utter will oversee all academic aspects of the university, like research, curriculum and recruitment of students and faculty, starting the first week of July.

University of North Texas names next provost

Jennifer Evans-Cowley is heading back to the University of North Texas to serve as the school's provost and vice president for academic affairs. Evans-Cowley graduated from UNT with a master's degree in public administration in 1997, and will return to campus the first week of July to oversee the academic side of the university.

Universities face funding cuts of 6 percent to 10 percent in Senate plan

In an attempt to make major changes in how higher education is funded, the Senate Finance Committee is proposing major cuts to each state university.

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Students can apply to take place in a "Shark Tank" style competition to get money to start their business concepts, and earn up to $10,000.

Longtime UNT chancellor retiring

DALLAS — Looking out of his glass office near the corner of Main and Harwood streets, UNT Chancellor Lee Jackson can see the old Municipal Building where he started his career in Dallas more than 40 years ago. Jackson will announce Thursday that he's retiring from University of North Texas after 15 years leading the system.

UNT officials to hire search firm to find next chancellor

The search for the successor to Lee Jackson, chancellor of the University of North Texas System, will be conducted by a search firm in the coming months.

Texas higher ed chief: We must 'substantially reinvent higher education'

AUSTIN — Texas must completely revamp how it funds higher education, particularly financial aid going to the state's neediest students, if it wants to meet its long-term goals, the higher education chief said Tuesday.

Keeping young people active

The new Harriss Gym state historical marker, dedicated to Beulah Harriss, is unveiled Tuesday at UNT.

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Local officials and nonprofits were recognized during the NCTC Starlite Gala in late February, with more than 400 people in attendance.

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Sebastian Junger, author of "The Perfect Storm," will be the keynote speaker at the year's Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference in July.

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For the next three years, Nancy DiMarco, a professor of nutrition and food sciences, will be a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics's Commission on Dietetic Registration.

TWU finalizing next provost

Texas Woman's University officials are in the final steps of hiring the next provost and vice president for academic affairs at the university.

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Senior UNT finance student leads bond sale presentation

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New tool aids college students

WASHINGTON — Getting through college isn’t easy, and it can be even harder for low-income and first generation students with few support resources. A new tool involving big data can help those at risk.

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Monica Reynolds of Argyle earned her master’s in educational leadership from Stephen F. Austin State University in December.

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Santa on campus

Eight-year-old Sophia Alvina really wants an Easy-Bake Oven from Santa this year.

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