Beyond Boundaries Magazine →
It has arrived! The summer issue of our revamped digital magazine Beyond Boundaries is online. Read about the rich and dynamic international community at UNT.
Oh good! You can tell me what to do with that potato.– Betty Roy, explaining her student’s reaction to her American culture course she gave in Thailand #beyondboundariesmagazine
Welcome, TESOL Visitors!
- posted by Mary Beth Banner to welcome visitors from the TESOL International Convention in Dallas (March 20-23) to UNT. TESOL stands for “Teachers of English as a Second or Other Language” and it is one of the major organizations for The visit to IELI featured the only college-based program available to the conventioneers.
Greetings from Marquis Hall
From the 1970’s, UNT-International, including the Intensive English Language Institute (IELI) was housed in Kendall Hall. That location is now the site of the Business Leadership Building. The division moved to the second floor of Sycamore Hall in December of 2009, and most of our staff are still there. Due to growth in IELI enrollment and in staff, some UNT-I staff members moved to...
More About Us →
It’s a little known fact that our web developer, John Mayfield, also works as a freelance web designer. His freelance clients are located throughout Texas and the United States and his projects encompass content management systems such as Drupal, Wordpress and Joomla. Check out the link above (More About Us) to see his portfolio site.
Buddhism, Buddhism and more Buddhism!
Hi everyone, it’s Janae the Undergraduates Student Assistant here in Communications! Lately I’ve been doing some research that can be found coming soon in the Beyond Boundaries Magazine this spring. My topic of the moment is Buddhism. My own prior knowledge was very limited, but now I can share a couple interesting things I’ve learned so far… Did you know Thailand has the largest percentage of...
from Dani Here is a clip from the interview I did with the international student band, a bunch of students who like to hang out and play music. I’m not sure I’ve met a more laid back group of people. :)
UNT Peace Conference: The Middle East, A New Era
The UNT Peace Conference will be held March 22-23, 2013 at the UNT Gateway Center. Visit the Conference website for information.
World Street Party!
-posted by Mary Beth Last night was the World Street Party! A large time was had by all. Here, the UNT-International Band leads the group in dancing to the Waka Waka song. Be sure to join us for other International Week events. See the full listing at this link.
*SPOILER ALERT* You may or may not hear this at...
UNT-International at Work →
Can't talk now, doing origami
Fulbright Grants for Students
…posted by Mary Beth This is always a busy time of year as I work with U.S. Fulbright candidates wishing to do study or research in another country. The process can begin an entire year in advance, and final applications are due in mid-October. I started working with Fulbright in the 1980’s at Texas A&M, and am delighted that I still have this opportunity. I meet some of...
…from Dani Last week I was fortunate enough to attend a conference about InDesign and epublishing. The way people seek and process information is increasingly dependent upon interactivity and good design. This conference was an opportunity to me to learn the digital capabilities of the newest software so that I can continue to help provide great communications work. This conference was...
It's Fulbright Time!
As the Campus Fulbright Advisor, I am currently working with students on their final drafts of Fulbright Grant applications. I had the pleasure of attending the Study Abroad Fair this Wednesday to share information with the next generation of applicants. It was perfect weather! To learn more about the Fulbright, please visit the Fulbright US Student Website.
The Drupal Groupal!
Hi, it’s John Mayfield here, the friendly web developer! We have been using the Drupal Content Management System on our International site, in accordance with UNT Policy for two years now. I had an idea a few weeks ago to make a networking group for all the Drupal end users on campus like myself. With the help and encouragement of my boss, Mary Beth Butler, on Wednesday those plans came...
The Wheels Are Turning...the Muffins Are Baking
…from Mary Beth Wondering what happened with that Muffin Manifesto? We are working on it! Here is a photo of the cabinets in my office, covered with calendars and flip chart pages containing summaries, plans, strategies. We will be getting back to you soon!
Greetings From the New Grad Student Assistant!
Howdy, everybody! My name is Rebeca and I am excited to introduce myself as the new Graduate Student Assistant for UNT International Communications. I am currently in my second year of grad school in the College of Visual Arts & Design, specifically in the “Design with a Concentration in Innovation Studies” program (quite a mouthful, huh?). In an attempt to put it simply, our grad program...
The IELI Pre-MBa/MS brochure has finally arrived! They are currently being distributed in Brazil and will be used in the IELI Pre-MBA/MS campaign throughout the fall. Thanks everyone!
…from Dani Today I taught the workshop “How to Create a STUNNING Flyer in Under 60 Seconds. Although we aren’t quite to the 60 second mark, I think everyone who attended learned a few things and will be churning out flyers much faster when the time is right. Here are a few pictures…
A few headshots
… from Dani The photo shoot for the IELI Pre-MBA/MS program campaign went well, now it is time to edit… Many thanks to TJ, Stephanie, Xinxin, Remy and Cody for their beautiful faces below!
Mary Beth at NAFSA's Management Development...
from Mary Beth… I’m an instructor for NAFSA’S Management Development Program. The Summer Institute is starting today, 20 hours of instruction over 3 days. UNT staff member Robert Prather is enrolled!