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    Frisco Landing to open in spring

Frisco Landing to open in spring

The University of North Texas at Frisco is opening its first permanent building, Frisco Landing, on Jan. 17 Frisco Landing will hold new classrooms and study spaces for students and faculty. The project is run by Wesley Randall, dean of New College at Frisco. “We ultimately want to grow the

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    University to become Association of Research Library member

University to become Association of Research Library member

The university is the newest addition to the Association of Research Library, becoming its 128th member starting Jan. 1. ARL members voted in October to invite the university’s libraries to the association after noting the university as a Tier One research university and Hispanic-Serving Institution. ARL is a membership organization that

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    TWU creates zero tuition program for low-income students

TWU creates zero tuition program for low-income students

Texas Woman’s University announced the creation of a  Zero Tuition Guarantee program that would cut tuition costs for students who meet certain requirements. The program is for students who qualify for the Pell Grant, which is financial aid provided by the federal government to low-income students. To qualify for TWU’s

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    North Texas judge blocks student loan forgiveness plan

North Texas judge blocks student loan forgiveness plan

U.S. district judge Mark Pittman blocked the Biden administration’s student loan forgiveness plan on Nov. 10.  The Job Creators Network Foundation filed the lawsuit on behalf of two borrowers on the basis that the eligibility criteria were not openly discussed prior to the plan being put into place. The foundation advocates for

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    UNT Dallas receives $1.5M grant to support early college students

UNT Dallas receives $1.5M grant to support early college students

The University of North Texas at Dallas received an eight-year, $1.5 million grant to increase the success rate of Texas early college high school graduates transitioning to a four-year university and completing a bachelor’s degree. The Greater Texas Foundation awarded UNT Dallas the grant as part of their GTF Scholars

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    SGA promotes freshmen participation with First-Year Council

SGA promotes freshmen participation with First-Year Council

The Student Government Association made changes to its intern program this semester, creating a separate program for freshmen. The intern program is functioning in the same way it has in previous years, but freshmen interested in becoming a part of SGA now have their own separate council to develop projects

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    Prop B enforcement questioned after passing

Prop B enforcement questioned after passing

Proposition B, an ordinance that would end citations and arrests for Class A and Class B misdemeanor possession of marijuana, passed with 71 percent of the vote in Denton on Nov. 8, but mixed messages on its enforcement have followed.  Efforts to create an ordinance like Proposition B began with the

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    UNT, NASA, local partners push the future of air travel forward

UNT, NASA, local partners push the future of air travel forward

On Oct. 11, the university worked with NASA on a successful live flight test of upcoming Advanced Air Mobility technologies from the university’s Discovery Park campus to Hillwood’s Alliance Texas Flight Test Center. The autonomous electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing aircraft is a step forward in airborne transportation and could

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    University professor discovers bacteria’s new role in reducing greenhouse gases

University professor discovers bacteria’s new role in reducing greenhouse gases

University microbiology and molecular biology assistant professor Calvin Henard recently discovered methanotrophic bacteria can consume carbon dioxide and methane. The greenhouse effect can potentially be reduced by feeding the methanotrophs these gases in the atmosphere. This discovery was made through Henard engineering methanotrophic bacteria to convert methane gas to bioplastics,

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    University’s new Industrial Assessment Center is ready to help local manufacturers

University’s new Industrial Assessment Center is ready to help local manufacturers

The university has recently become the first in North Texas to join the U.S. Department of Energy’s Industrial Assessment Center program to help local members of the manufacturing sector. The assessments the center provides are designed to help manufacturers save energy, reduce waste, maximize productivity and prevent pollution. “This assessment

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