Past Alumni Live! Events
Willis Library’s 50th Anniversary
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Willis Library with a tour led by Dean Diane Bruxvoort. We’ll take a look at the building’s renovation and see some interesting items in the collections!
After rewriting the record books during the 2020-21 seasons and bringing multiple team and individual Conference USA championships home to Denton, the future has never been brighter for Mean Green Athletics. Tune in to hear from North Texas head coaches and learn what you can expect to see from the Mean Green in 2021-22.
Woolley’s Frozen Custard with Owners John Woolley (’03) and Brett Allen (’00)
Tune in for a look around Fort Worth’s famous Woolley’s Frozen Custard, founded by UNT alumni John Woolley (’00) and Brett Allen (’03). We’ll learn about their UNT journeys, how their most popular treats were created, and how the iconic brand has garnered fans far outside Dallas-Fort Worth!
Special Unveiling of New Green Brigade Uniforms
Join us as we reveal the brand-new Green Brigade uniforms, made possible by a gift from the Jerome Westheimer Family Foundation, Inc.! We’ll get an up-close preview of the new look and learn what’s next for UNT’s renowned marching band.
OLLI at the Movies
Tune in to discover what the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNT (OLLI at UNT) has to offer lifelong learners, and enjoy an abbreviated class — Music at the Movies with UNT alumnus Max Morley (’79 D.M.A.).
This event is sponsored by Alumni Insurance Program.
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Quentin Moore and The DaxTones
Join us for a live performance featuring Quentin Moore (’07) and The DaxTones — a band that includes many UNT alums! They’ll play an eclectic mix of funk and rock, including songs from their new live album, Fonk Corona. To check out the music before our live show, head to qmooremusic.com!
True Leaf Studio
Nurture your green thumb as we go on location at True Leaf Studio, a new Denton plant shop owned by UNT alumni Michael (’11) and Taylor Bales (’09)! We’ll hear about their UNT journeys, take a tour of the shop and learn how to build a DIY terrarium.
Saxophonist Jeff Coffin of Dave Matthews Band
We’ll chat with educator, producer and Grammy-winning saxophonist Jeff Coffin (’90) about what it’s like to tour with the world-famous Dave Matthews Band.
The Green Brigade
Join us for a look back at our incredible marching band’s most memorable moments with current director Daniel Cook and former directors Nick Williams and Dennis Fisher!
One O’Clock Lab Band
Enjoy a lunchtime performance from UNT’s One O’Clock Lab Band, which celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2022, and a chat with Director Alan Baylock (’94 M.M.).
Center for Agile and Adaptive Additive Manufacturing
Join us for a tour of the UNT Center for Agile and Adaptive Additive Manufacturing (CAAAM) and learn about how UNT is at the forefront of 3D printing technology that’s being applied across a wide range of industries — from cybersecurity to logistics to military defense.
Veterinarian Erin Tate
We’ll chat with veterinarian Erin Tate (’94) about her UNT journey and give you a chance to ask your most pressing questions about your animal companions. We may even have a surprise visit from a puppy or two!
Music Featuring Brave Combo
Brave Combo is the world’s most famous polka band, a Denton institution — and the musical home to several UNT alumni! Join us for a livestream concert featuring some of the band’s signature tunes and holiday favorites.
Spotify with Dustee Jenkins
Spotify is the world’s most popular audio streaming service, and UNT alumna Dustee Jenkins (’01) is right there helping guide the company’s operations as global head of communications. Join us for a talk about how UNT helped launch her career, and take a behind-the-scenes look at Spotify’s New York City headquarters!
The UNT CoLab is a brand-new concept for the university — part retail boutique, part event space and part learning laboratory for current UNT students. We’ll tour the historic building, take a look at the unique, Mean Green-inspired items and hear from UNT alumni whose handmade wares help make the CoLab a gem in downtown Denton!
Leadership and Impressive Machines with Wilson Jones
Wilson Jones (’85), CEO of global vehicle and machinery manufacturer Oshkosh Corp., is known in the corporate world for fostering a culture of ethics, diversity and positive leadership. That culture has helped Oshkosh achieve incredible success, with 15,000 employees and 150 locations worldwide. We’ll talk with Jones about his time at UNT and his leadership style, and we’ll get a look at some of Oshkosh’s impressive vehicles in action!
The Rare and Unique with UNT Libraries Special Collections
From archives of the oldest television news station in Texas to Jonathan Chilton’s speech establishing the university in 1890, UNT Special Collections preserves and shares rare and unique materials. Learn how alumni can be part of the growing archive by contributing photographs and other memories.
UNT Diamond Eagles Student Resource Center
Get a look inside the Diamond Eagles Student Resource Center, which houses the UNT Food Pantry, the Suit Up Closet and the Mean Green Gowns for Grads program. Learn how the Dean of Students Office used funding from the UNT Diamond Eagles to expand these essential services that help students succeed.
Football with Patrick Cobbs
Former Mean Green and NFL running back Patrick Cobbs (’05) chats about his work as North Texas Football’s running back coach and gives us a look inside UNT’s Lovelace and McNatt Families Practice Facility.