Union of steel and stone

Construction crews are pouring concrete and planting the steel structure for the new student union building at the University of North Texas.

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Wallace to take NCTC’s reins

Brent Wallace, chief academic officer at North Central Texas College, will be the next president of the community college and start the job Aug. 1.

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CyberCamp reaches out to girls

A new camp is on the Texas Woman’s University campus this week, teaching local high school students about cybersecurity and how to protect a system online.

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Literal experience

Children gather at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Denton nearly every Friday for a different type of story time.

Finance planner tried to alert UNT in ’09

A former broker who worked with University of North Texas employees alerted multiple UNT officials to problems with financial controls in 2009, five years before financial issues at the university were addressed.

Tweets and meet-and-greets

Before Carine Feyten made her way onto the Texas Woman’s University campus from the University House on Tuesday, she had already sent out a message on Twitter.

Feyten’s pay to be $425,000 annually

Carine Feyten, the incoming president and chancellor of Texas Woman’s University, will make a base salary of $425,000 per year, according to her employment contract.

Donor helps TWU students complete veteran’s center

Earlier this year, a group of Texas Woman’s University students helped apply for a Home Depot grant to create a veteran’s center on campus.

Stuart’s time at TWU at end

When Ann Stuart came to the Texas Woman’s University campus in December 1999, the school was vastly different from what it is today.

Regents size up accounting

University of North Texas System regents are starting to ask hard questions about the financial problems that have consumed UNT for the last several months.

UNT adjusts budget by $3.5 million

FORT WORTH — The University of North Texas has adjusted its budget for the current fiscal year, as new projections show revenue will be $3.5 million less than anticipated.

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Student’s essay inspires

PROVIDENCE VILLAGE — Emily Betenbaugh-Harris is like other 11-year-old children. She enjoys going to the park, playing, her stuffed animal collection, cartoons, coloring and taking her dogs for walks. She also has autism.

Report: UNT drew excess state funds

The University of North Texas improperly used $83.5 million in state funds for employee benefits and salaries, pushing its financial problems to more than $100 million, according to financial documents.

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UNT preps for barrage of high school graduations

Over the next two weeks, roughly 100,000 people will visit the University of North Texas for 24 high school graduations — and facilities and security are prepared for the organized chaos.

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UNT, TWU recall Angelou

Before Maya Angelou took the stage at Texas Woman’s University in the spring of 2012, she was greeted by the chancellor, some regents and student Joleesia Berry.

UNT students work with tiny primates

Uno grabbed a plastic ring with his dainty black fingers, staring at it with his bright, golden eyes. He did well with the challenging task and was rewarded for his efforts with a Craisin.

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A new hearth and home

Spacious rooms, a modern design and energy-efficient features mark the new University House unveiled Thursday with a grand opening at Texas Woman’s University. The 5,500-square-foot house is now move-in ready for incoming TWU President and Chancellor Carine Feyten, who begins at the university July 1.

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UNT clinic offers help for hearing-aid users

Betty Troeger bought her first pair of hearing aids in 2000, but she only recently learned how to use them to really improve her hearing.

UNT spending $1.35M to fix finances

The University of North Texas System will spend at least $1.35 million to get its financial house in order after a series of problems, regents decided Thursday.

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Part of the team

Wheels were spinning on the basketball court Tuesday as military veterans and first responders played in the first “Battle of the Backboards” as part of a program at Texas Woman’s University to offer opportunities for veterans to get back into the community.

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Drone offers Wi-Fi signal

A small drone built at the University of North Texas could eventually be the key to improved communications at a major disaster.

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Perry inducts Stuart into Hall

When Ann Stuart — Texas Woman’s University president and chancellor — learned she would be inducted into the Texas Women’s Hall of Fame, the first thing she did was go visit the actual exhibit.

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TWU elects first man as student body president

For the first time, a male student has been elected as student body president at Texas Woman’s University. Landon Dickerson, 21, said he was unaware he would be the first man elected to the position, since another male student had been appointed to complete a term in spring 2005.

Stuart to be in Texas Woman’s Hall of Fame

Ann Stuart, the outgoing president and chancellor of Texas Woman’s University, will be inducted into the Texas Woman’s Hall of Fame today alongside eight other Texas women, including first lady Anita Perry.

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Virtually hands-on

As the classic Disney song “Be Our Guest” from Beauty and the Beast echoes through the room, a student named Kevin is bobbing his head, with arms crossed, right leg crossed over his left, also tapping.

Celebrating Mother Earth

Students from the University of North Texas gathered Tuesday in the Library Mall during EarthFest.

Better together

Four University of North Texas students make up one of the best barbershop quartets in the world.