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Linguistics grads will take flight this summer on Fulbright scholarships to Greece and Germany

Linguists and scholars Madison Muniz and Kristen Acker will travel to Greece and Germany respectively, in late summer. Both will serve as Teaching Assistants and help students to learn English.

“The Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship is an award that aims to improve relationships and cultural understanding with foreign countries. Essentially, Fulbright ETA award winners act as ambassadors,” says Acker, who will be teaching English to German students.

Honoring the Life of Dr. Ken Ferstl

The College of Information offers condolences to the family, friends and former students of Dr. Ken Ferstl. Dr. Ferstl died on September 20, 2018 in Denton, TX.  He taught in the Library Science Department and School at the University of North Texas for more than 20 years.  In 1969, Ferstl was appointed an instructor in the School of Library & Information Sciences and was on the faculty until his retirement. Ferstl spent some time away from Denton in the early 1970’s when he left to study at Indiana University Bloomington where he earned his Ph.D.