High school juniors in the top 30 percent of the class are now guaranteed automatic admission into Texas Woman’s University.
A former University of North Texas exchange student from France was among the victims of the terrorist attacks Friday in Paris, the university said.
AUSTIN — Religious Studies 375. “What Is Religion?” Three credit hours. No firearms allowed. That kind of course-catalog listing might not be so farfetched for Texas’ public colleges and universities, as school leaders move closer to implementing the state’s contentious campus carry law.
RINGGOLD — The morning refuses to be still. Crickets and frogs croak their continuing vigils as a lightning storm rolls across the northern sky. To the east, the horizon warms from violet to pink to gold. An airplane drones. Geese call out as they jockey for position. An owl hoots.
UNT International, which serves University of North Texas students from other countries, unveiled a 10-foot-tall “peace pole” on Monday, the United Nations World Day of Peace. The limestone pillar has seven sides bearing the words “May Peace Prevail on Earth” in English, Arabic, Spanish, Chinese, Hindi, Korean and Thai — the top seven languages spoken by UNT students. The pillar stands in front of Marquis Hall, UNT’s newly renovated 1936 building, which was dedicated Monday as the headquarters of UNT International.
Professors Liss LaFleur and Martin Back say the students in the University of North Texas New Media program are “astronauts.”
The state of student government at the University of North Texas has been shaky since spring, when student leaders from the Student Government Association and Graduate Student Council could not reach a middle ground on how to govern the student body.