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This week UNT is hosting the Live and Learn camp, where 50 youths ages 16 to 22, who have physical and developmental disabilities, learn how to prepare for careers.

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UNT, TWU ready for campus carry

Local university police departments are in the last few weeks of preparation for the campus carry bill to go into effect, a law that allows people with concealed handgun licenses to carry in school buildings.

Former chair of TWU biology department dies

Sarah McIntire, the former chairwoman and a professor emeritus of the Texas Woman’s University Department of Biology, died Thursday. 

UNT tech leader heading to TWU

With a new job, Nancy Hong hopes to expedite her career goal — help create 100,000 jobs. Hong is now the director of student programs at Texas Woman’s University’s center for women in business after leading the Innovation Greenhouse at the University of North Texas.

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Jesse Reinburg, a UNT graduate who died last year, left $1.2 million to help establish a data science professorship within the Department of Library & Information Sciences.

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The American Chemical Society Committee on Education gave TWU’s Kappa Epsilon Mu Club two awards for its work last academic year.

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The Texas Workforce Commission gave NCTC two grants to build career training programs: Project Achieve received $227,586 and Accelerate Texas received $544,742.

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On Aug. 1, the College of Information will be under the leadership of Kinshuk, the former associate dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology at Athabasca University in Alberta, Canada.

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Neely leaving post as provost for job in Maine Robert Neely, who has served as provost and vice president of academic affairs for more than five years, will leave the post.

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The top 20 percent of juniors at high schools in the Richardson school district will get guaranteed admission to UNT starting next school year as part of the university’s Eagle Advantage Plan, according to a news release.

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NCTC announced a new partnership in development with Midwestern State University to share a facility on the NCTC Flower Mound campus for NCTC students to continue to get bachelor’s degrees at the site.

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Terri Day is now the special assistant to the provost, which means she will serve as a liaison between the colleges, schools and academic departments and the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.

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The College and University Professional Association for Human Resources gave TWU President and Chancellor Carine Feyten its 2016 Chief Executive HR Champion Award.

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Vice provost hired Robert Watling will now oversee budgeting and human resources as the new vice provost for academic resources at UNT.

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Professor back from Fulbright fellowship Holly Hansen-Thomas, an associate professor of teacher education, recently returned from Spain where she was a Fulbright Senior Specialist.

Brief: UNT institutional compliance department making shift

A search is underway for a director of institutional compliance for UNT, and Steven Hill, who previously served in the role, is now director of business development.

Brief: NCTC instructor earns scholarship

Marsha Gossett, who has taught college preparatory studies at NCTC for more than 10 years, has earned a scholarship to pursue her master’s degree.

In the schools: Dean hired for TWU College of Health Sciences

Dean hired for College of Health Sciences Christopher T. Ray, the associate dean for research at the University of Texas at Arlington’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation, will start as dean of TWU’s College of Health Sciences next month.

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Struggling Dowling College announces it is closing down

OAKDALE, N.Y. — (AP) A struggling liberal arts college that had a striking waterfront campus but fewer and fewer students is closing its doors.

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Richmond named dean of UNT College of Music

The University of North Texas College of Music has hired a new dean.

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UNT looking at opportunity to partner with Dallas Cowboys

The University of North Texas could have an exclusive, multi-year agreement with the Dallas Cowboys by this fall that would cover marketing, internships and educational opportunities for students.

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UNT releases its schedule for commencement

This year’s university-wide commencement at the University of North Texas will be the first event of graduation weekend instead of the last like it was last year.

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Mercedes Olivera: Early bilingual teachers had to rely on creativity

Bilingual education is common practice these days in public schools all over the country. Teach children in their primary language, then shift them into English — it’s a basic strategy that has been successful after nearly 50 years.

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