Torquato Tasso Died on This Date

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Robert Penn Warren Was Born on This Date

Penn Warren is the only person to have won Pulitzer Prizes for both fiction and poetry.

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Bow to the Birthday Boy–the Bard of Avon

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Celebrate Earth Day

Today is Earth Day!

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John Muir Was Born on This Date

John Muir, a Scottish-American naturalist, author, environmental philosopher, and advocate for preserving the wilderness, was born on this date in 1838. California’s Muir Woods National Monument was named in his honor in 1908.

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Dinah Mulock Craik Was Born on This Date


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Octavio Paz Died on This Date

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Word of Mouth International Conversation Group on 4-21-17

word-of-mouth-graphicWord of Mouth is a weekly conversation group for international students. You can talk with native English speakers to improve spoken fluency, your cultural awareness, and your social interaction.

All Word of Mouth meetings are on Fridays from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Willis Library, Room 340.

  • Friday, April 21 | Topic: Entertainment
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What Can I Do with a Degree in English?

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Hickory Round Table Creative Writing Group on 4-21-17

Hickory Round Table no LogoCalling all creative writers! Join us every other Friday inside the UNT Union right by Starbucks for our own version of the famous Algonquin Round Table. We’ll read each other’s creative writing and give each other valuable feedback. And yes, we’ll drink coffee, too!

  • Friday, April 21 @ 1:00 p.m. | Topic: Endings
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