Monday, August 30, 2010

Word of the Week Mon. Aug. 30th-Sun. Sept. 5th

Neoteric: Having a contemporary origin

"The design of building two at UNT Dallas is very neoteric."

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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Word of the Week Mon. Aug.23rd-Sun. Aug. 29th

farouche- lacking social skills: unsociable and lacking grace because of fierceness, sullenness, or shyness.

"Some scholars have the tendency to seem farouche in settings outside of the educational domain."

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Wednesday, August 18, 2010

The library has moved !!

The UNT Dallas library has moved to the second building.  It will remain closed until the workers finish up the details on the new building and it opens.  But we wanted to give you a preview of our beautiful new space.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Word of the Week Mon. Aug. 16-Sun. Aug 22nd

*Vitality: liveliness: abundant physical and mental energy, usually combined with a wholehearted and joyous approach to situations and activities.

"The UNT Dallas library employees engaged in the move from building 1 to building 2 with vitality and excitement. "

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Monday, August 9, 2010

Word of the Week Mon. Aug 9th-Sun. Aug.15th

Migration: movement from one place to another.

"The UNT Dallas Library migration from building one to building two will take place the week of  Aug. 9th-13th."

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Friday, August 6, 2010

UNT Dallas collecting school supplies

UNT Dallas is collecting school supplies for underprivileged students at Dallas ISD and at Gilliam Collegiate Academy. Collection boxes will be in the library until August 10th. One box will be labeled “General Supplies” and the second “Gilliam Collegiate Academy. You have several options:


1. You may donate individual items from the Supply list - http://www.dallasisd.org/news/schoolsupplypricelist.pdf

2. You may donate a back pack and fill it with supplies from the Supply List. (Prices may vary depending on the store) http://www.dallasisd.org/news/schoolsupplypricelist.pdf

3. You may donate to our partner early college school, Gilliam Collegiate Academy. This school has great need for notebook paper, pencils and pens (blue and black). Some students need backpacks.

Many thanks to Gretchen Choe, Asst. Prof. of Criminal Justice, and Gloria Bahamon, Asst. Deputy Vice Chancellor, for getting this project started.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Word of the Week Mon. Aug 2.-Sun. Aug 8th

Fecundity: creative productivity: the ability to produce many different and original ideas.

"Fecundity is the procrastinator's curse."

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