Alumnus Works for Comprehensive Immigration Reform
As a UNT political science major in the late 1970s, Domingo Garcia (BA, 1980) developed his political skills as well as his academic preparation. He now runs a successful law practice and has been elected to Dallas and statewide government positions, and expresses his “activist” tendancies in support of comprehensive immigration reform, among other issues. He also continues to support UNT.
KNTU Celebrates to the tune of 40 years on air
At UNT's radio station "KNTU-FM "The One," there's no reason for the blues. During the past forty years, the radio station has blossomed into a successful and popular staple in what is not the fifth largest media market in the country. To celebrate its fortieth anniversary this year, KNTU brought together a motley crew of students, staff, alumni, and devoted listeners to celebrate.
UNT Alumna Owes Her Job in Israel to 2009 Alternative Spring Break in Argentina
When Susan Perry, then a political science major and Jewish studies minor, sent her 2009 spring break in Argentina as part of alternative sprint break sponsored the Jewish Studies Program, she knew that she was going to help others. But what she didn't know, as she helped impoverished children on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, was that she was also helping her career. Based on her work in Argentina, Perry was selected her for a job training volunteers in Israel.
Linguists, tech writers team up in Department of Linguistics and Technical Communication
Perhaps best known for the work of its linguists in the preservation of endangered world languages, the department also has a strong TESOL collaboration with a major Mexican university and, on the domestic front, takes pride in placing tech writing grads in top jobs in the business world.