It looked simple enough. Visitors and students dipped a folded bundle of fabric into a white bucket of deep blue dye. With each dip, the college students who started a natural dye garden on campus saw their project come closer to fruition.
The Denton City Council could vote as soon as Dec. 10 on a developer’s agreement that would eventually bring a new convention center and full-service hotel to the city. Months of talks over the proposed public-private partnership are expected to go into high gear in the next few weeks, with the University of North Texas Board of Regents expected to vote on its part of the agreement Dec. 5.
The president of the University of Nevada at Las Vegas — and a former dean at the University of Texas at Arlington — was named the sole finalist for the president’s job at the University of North Texas during a special meeting of the UNT Board of Regents on Wednesday.
The University of North Texas Libraries have been notified that they must absorb an additional $1.7 million in costs annually to pay benefits for library employees, a move that set off a flood of social media complaints and a new “Save the UNT Library” blog.
Four University of North Texas students stood in front of members of the Denton Rotary Club during a regular meeting at El Chaparral Grill on Thursday. Three of the students held black garbage bags, and the fourth held a plastic shopping bag. This is how the student group PUSH — Persevere UNTil Success Happens — begins community presentations.
A long-awaited and much-needed crime lab is closer to becoming a reality for Denton County, officials say. For about a year, many county officials have been working with the University of North Texas to create a drug analysis laboratory at the school’s facilities.