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Micro-grants help at-risk students engage with the university and persist to graduation.

Incentivizing Student Success

The University of North Texas is incentivizing student success through innovative new micro-grants, made possible thanks to contributions from the Amon G. Carter Foundation and the Lupe Murchison Foundation.

The micro-grant program, a partnership with the RaiseMe corporation, allows eligible first-year...

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Alumnus Elliotte Dunlap finds unique ways to give back to the university that helped him find succ

A Conversation with Elliotte Dunlap

Elliotte Dunlap (’97), recipient of the 2017 UNT Outstanding Alumni Service Award, sits on the UNT Alumni Association Board of Directors and is a co-founder of both the university’s Multicultural Center and the...

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More UNT students like Ivy Knight are prepared for lifelong success, thanks to generous alumni.

More Than a Scholarship

When Ivy Knight sat down at last fall’s UNT Alumni Scholarship Recipient Dinner, she was not expecting an alumnus to teach her how to set up a LinkedIn profile — but that’s just the sort of thing that happens when you are part of the UNT Alumni Scholarship Program.

The program’s primary purpose is to award...

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Dr. Jan Holden has a long history of supporting UNT students in need.

A conversation with Dr. Jan Holden

Meet Janice M. Holden, a UNT Counseling Program faculty member and longtime donor. We spoke with Dr. Holden about how it felt to receive the 2019 UNT Foundation Eminent Faculty Award and why she chooses to support her students through...

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Ann and Ken Newman

The Newman Foundation creates fund to support TAMS student researchers

The Newman Foundation has pledged $100,000 to the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science (TAMS) at the University of North Texas, a Carnegie-ranked Tier One research university.

The gift, which is the largest pledge in the program’s history, will create The Newman Foundation TAMS Endowment Fund for...

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