Dr. Colin and Jessica Meyer, along with their daughter, Alexis (left), attend the signing event for their transformative $1 million gift to the UNT TAMS program.

Dr. Colin and Jessica Meyer support UNT’s TAMS program with $1 million gift

In a transformative move aimed at fostering excellence and expanding opportunities, Dr. Colin and Jessica Meyer have made a generous $1 million gift to the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science (TAMS) at the University of North Texas (UNT). The Meyers' gift will support scholarships, outreach to rural areas and...

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From left to right: UNT ecology senior Chione (Kiwii) Lawton, Dr. Jaime Baxter-Slye and UNT ecology junior Kymie Creswell at the Diamond Eagles Project Reveal event in February 2023.

Diamond Eagles Community and Learning Area

The UNT Diamond Eagles Society recently selected the UNT Pollinative Prairie to receive $77,500 in funding for a new expansion project that will enhance outdoor learning, conservation and community event...

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Dining Services employees harvest fresh greens at the UNT hydroponic farm, which will be relocated and expanded this fall thanks to funding from the UNT Diamond Eagles Society.

Diamond Eagles Garden at Mean Green Acres Hydroponic Farm

The team behind UNT Dining Services knows that food is more than just a source of nourishment — it’s one of the building blocks of a successful life. They’re on a mission to provide access to food that is fresh, local, delicious and as healthy as possible. And now, with the support of the UNT Diamond Eagles Society...

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UNT’s Department of Mathematics and Student Veteran Services were the top two on-campus contributors for the Warm Feet for Warriors Project sock drive.

UNT collects socks for veterans and soldiers through Warm Feet for Warriors program

In its first year of participation, the University of North Texas collected 471 pairs of socks and an additional $100 donation for Soldiers’ Angels Warm...

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From left, 2021 Kuehne Scholars Camryn Yoder, Lorenzo Wilson and JaQualia Morris

Introducing the Kuehne Speaker Series Scholarship Program

The UNT Kuehne Speaker Series was established in 2013 by alumnus Ernie Kuehne (’66) to create meaningful networking opportunities, bring prominent speakers to North Texas and give UNT visibility in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. But there’s always been a deeper vision for the donor-founded series — supporting academic...

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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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With new technology, High School Career Connect can help students in schools all over the state of Texas.

UNT’s High School Career Connect receives $100,000 from Texas Pioneer Foundation

UNT and the Greater Texas Foundation established High School Career Connect (HSCC) in 2018 to show students in Denton County that the destination isn’t just a diploma — it’s a rewarding and satisfying career. Now, thanks to a two-year $100,000 grant from the Texas Pioneer Foundation, HSCC will extend its reach even...

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Digitization project will preserve artifacts, enable research and provide student professional development opportunities.

Preserving and Presenting Fashion History

The UNT Diamond Eagles Society — donors who work together to fund an annual, high-impact project on campus — voted to support Digitizing the Texas Fashion Collection in 2019-20. Thanks to the group’s collective investment, more of the Texas Fashion...

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A $1.2 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will promote Open Access through a new data trust for scholarly publishing.

In data we trust: UNT receives grant for new Open Access cyber knowledge bank

The University of North Texas (UNT), in partnership with four other institutions, has received a $1.2 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to create a new international data trust that will improve the measurement and analysis of Open Access (OA) books...

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UNT Foundation Board

UNT leadership and Foundation Board celebrate endowment topping $200 million

The University of North Texas is celebrating more fundraising milestones —  the value of its endowment surpassed $200 million for the first time, and new gifts to the endowment were up 38.4 percent to $21.8 million in fiscal year 2019.

UNT’s endowment is comprised of individual donor-established funds...

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