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Art exhibit, open to public, features prairie-grass abstractions

Bluestem grass is increasingly popular in landscapes because it furthers sustainability by tolerating drought and various soil conditions. It also has artistic potential as shown in an exhibit now on view and open to the public in UNT Health Science Center’s Atrium Gallery. Works by Lee-Albert Hill, who grew up in West Texas, are on... Read more »

Jul 1, 2015

What’s new? The UNTHSC.edu website!

Welcome! You’re reading this story on a redesigned and updated website, one designed specifically to make your online experience with UNT Health Science Center easier and more enjoyable. One of the first things you’ll notice about the site is its emphasis on story-telling. It is filled with stories that illustrate how UNTHSC and its team... Read more »

Jun 12, 2015

Donation ensures homeless people receive free health checks

A $5,000 donation by UNT Health Science Center Foundation will help more homeless people at the Presbyterian Night Shelter receive free health screenings. The money, raised through the UNTHSC Internal Giving Campaign, will support health checks performed regularly by Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine students at Tarrant County’s largest emergency shelter. Homeless people have high rates of... Read more »

Jun 10, 2015

The perfect place to make a lasting impact

Since the early 1960s, the Region XI School Employees Blood Bank ensured that public school district employees had access to donated blood whenever the need arose. A foundation board made up of educators like Linda Honaker of Southlake championed the blood bank’s mission in Tarrant County and nine surrounding counties. “People my age will remember... Read more »

May 13, 2015

Health Science Center to close for Memorial Day

The UNT Health Science Center will be closed Monday, May 25, for the Memorial Day holiday. All clinics staffed by UNT Health physicians also will be closed Monday in observance of the holiday. Regular clinic hours will resume on Tuesday. The Founders’ Activity Center will be closed Monday, as well. The Lewis Library will have... Read more »

May 12, 2015

UNTHSC bike team raises $48K for MS

The UNTHSC Health’s Angels bicycle team recently participated in an annual rally to fight multiple sclerosis. The team has raised $48,000 this year in the fight against MS, nearing its annual donation goal of $50,000. The 150-mile BIKE MS: Round-up Rideride is the local component of an event sponsored by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society... Read more »

May 11, 2015

Workshop offers military veterans job-seeking skills

After 18 years in the U.S. Army, Ronnie Johnson discovered that a lot has changed about searching for jobs in the civilian world. First and foremost, employers usually want job seekers to apply online. “Back in my day, you went down to a business and filled out an application,” Johnson said. “It’s an adjustment, learning... Read more »

May 4, 2015

Mayor rides with UNTHSC team to fight MS

The UNTHSC Health’s Angels bicycle team hits the road this weekend in an annual rally to fight multiple sclerosis with Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price setting the pace. An avid cyclist, Price will wear the Health’s Angels jersey and pedal with the team on the annual BIKE MS: Round-up Ride. The 150-mile Saturday-Sunday ride is the... Read more »

May 4, 2015

Mayor rides with UNTHSC team to fight MS

The UNTHSC Health’s Angels bicycle team hits the road this weekend in an annual rally to fight multiple sclerosis with Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price setting the pace. An avid cyclist, Price will wear the Health’s Angels jersey and pedal with the team on the annual BIKE MS: Round-up Ride. The 150-mile Saturday-Sunday ride is... Read more »

Apr 28, 2015

Workshop to help military members, veterans enter workforce

Drawing on 13 years of experience recruiting U.S. military veterans in the private sector, Steve Sosland will lead a free job search training workshop for active military members and veterans April 30 at UNT Health Science Center. Sosland, a West Point graduate and Chief People Officer in the UNTHSC Office of People Development, will offer... Read more »

Apr 24, 2015