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Geographic Distribution of HIV/AIDS in Texas

Geographic Distribution of HIV/AIDS in Texas

Date: December 1, 2011
Creator: Oppong, Joseph R.
Description: This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on HIV/AIDS. This presentation discusses the geographic distribution of HIV/AIDS in Texas and the associated factors.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Geography of Lung Cancer for Texas Counties, 1980-1998

Geography of Lung Cancer for Texas Counties, 1980-1998

Date: April 3, 2008
Creator: Sato, Marie & Oppong, Joseph R.
Description: This presentation discusses research on the geography of lung cancer for Texas counties from 1980 to 1998. Research for this study includes examining census data from American Fact Finder, lung cancer data from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), arsenic concentration data from the Texas Water Development Board, air pollutant data from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Spearman's Rank Correlation, and ArcMap GIS software.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
A Spatial Analysis of Random Gunfire Incidents in Dallas, TX

A Spatial Analysis of Random Gunfire Incidents in Dallas, TX

Date: April 3, 2008
Creator: Smith, Chad & Oppong, Joseph R.
Description: This presentation discusses a research study on the spatial analysis of random gunfire in Dallas, Texas. The objectives of this research were to determine the difference between incidents of random gunfire (RGF) and reports of RGF, the demographic profile of the RGF incident locations, and the neighborhoods where clusters of RGF occur.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
A Study of Alzheimer's Disease in Texas Counties

A Study of Alzheimer's Disease in Texas Counties

Date: April 3, 2008
Creator: Emadiazar, Natalie & Oppong, Joseph R.
Description: This presentation discusses a research study on Alzheimer's disease in Texas counties. For this study, the author investigates whether Alzheimer's mortality rates will be influenced by dissolved aluminum concentration in the groundwater, race/ethnicity, gender, and whether Alzheimer's mortality rates are increasing over time.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Taking Apple to the People: A Successful Retail Strategy for the Store Doomed to Fail

Taking Apple to the People: A Successful Retail Strategy for the Store Doomed to Fail

Date: April 2, 2009
Creator: Baczewski, Cody & Rice, Murray D.
Description: This presentation discusses the Apple company and the success of their retail stores. When Apple first began their store locations, many people thought that the stores were doomed for failure. The Apple stores were seen as something that would quickly fail and become a costly mistake for the company. There are now over 247 Apple stores in at least 8 countries and the company is nearing/surpassing 10% in the Personal Computer (PC) market share. In this presentation, the author examines the company's successful strategies that are continuing to work.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
NAGPRA Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act: The Law and Ethics of the Kennewick Man Controversy

NAGPRA Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act: The Law and Ethics of the Kennewick Man Controversy

Date: April 3, 2008
Creator: Sowa, Graham & Nagaoka, Lisa
Description: This presentation discusses research on the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) and the law and ethics of the Kennewick Man. On the bank of the Columbia River in 1996, the remains of a Native American man were found and dated to 9,300 years ago. NAGPRA mandates that tribes be notified when Native American remains are found. Tribes were not notified of these remains; however the remains were found to be "culturally unaffiliated". The remains are currently being stored at the Burke Museum, after the courts ruled against the Utamilla tribe. This presentation discusses these remains and examines the legal factors and legislation on remains.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
On the Peopling of the New World

On the Peopling of the New World

Date: April 3, 2008
Creator: Phillips, Kelly & Ferring, C. Reid
Description: This presentation discusses research on the peopling of the new world. The author discusses three models: (1) Clovis First, (2) Pacific Coastal Migration, (3) Solutrean Origins. In this presentation, the author evaluates the three models and offers personal observations on what the author thinks about these models.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Death of a Mall: Exploring the rising boom of "green" outdoor shopping centers in North Texas: Is it fad or future?

Death of a Mall: Exploring the rising boom of "green" outdoor shopping centers in North Texas: Is it fad or future?

Date: April 2, 2009
Creator: Pennington, Michelle & Rice, Murray D.
Description: This presentation discusses research on the rising boom of outdoor shopping centers in North Texas. In this presentation, the authors give a brief history of traditional malls, explore the transition to outdoor centers, and look at new horizons for Dallas/Fort-Worth (DFW) shopping including smart growth, going "green" and other marketing buzzwords, and what LEEDs are. The authors also look at the future of DFW retail and present their conclusions.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Tuberculosis Among Hispanics of Tarrant County, Texas

Tuberculosis Among Hispanics of Tarrant County, Texas

Date: April 2, 2009
Creator: Huddleston, Jody S. & Oppong, Joseph R.
Description: This presentation discusses research on determining what is driving high tuberculosis (TB) rates among Hispanics in Tarrant County, Texas. Analysis was performed on data collected on persons newly diagnosed with TB at the Tarrant County Health Department (TCHD) between January 1, 1993 and December 31, 2006, a total of 830 cases. Cross tabulations were run for different risk factors using SPSS. This presentation offers information on this research.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Lignite Deposits and Kidney and Renal Pelvic Cancers in Texas 1980-1998

Lignite Deposits and Kidney and Renal Pelvic Cancers in Texas 1980-1998

Date: April 3, 2008
Creator: Guthrey, Harvey & Oppong, Joseph R.
Description: This presentation discusses research on lignite deposits and kidney and renal pelvic cancers in Texas from 1980 to 1998. Age-adjusted mortality rates for kidney and renal pelvic cancers are above average in Texas counties that contain lignite deposits. The research study also probes the role of such factors as race, gender, and socioeconomic status on mortality rates for these cancers.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
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