[News Script: Dinner honors college prexy]

[News Script: Dinner honors college prexy]

Date: November 24, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a dinner in Fort Worth honoring President A.V. Isbelle of Southwestern Christian College.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
Well-Being and Academic Success in Gifted College Students: Early-College Entrants and Honors College Students

Well-Being and Academic Success in Gifted College Students: Early-College Entrants and Honors College Students

Date: August 2010
Creator: Boazman, Janette Kay
Description: As a society, we seek to have our young people, including the gifted, be healthy and happy, and go to good schools with good teachers. Framed by Sayler's theoretical model of giftedness and thriving, this study examined psychological constructs (i.e. general self-efficacy, theories of intelligence, hope, gratitude, religiosity, disposition, and resiliency) to determine their mediating effect on personal well-being and academic success in gifted college students. The 213 subjects for this study included gifted college students from two distinct programs at the University of North Texas. One hundred twenty-two participants were students from the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science (TAMS). TAMS is an early-college entrance program allowing gifted students to enter college after their sophomore year of high school. Ninety-one participants attended the UNT Honors College. Honors College students are gifted students who enter college after high school graduation. Latent transition, latent class, general linear model repeated measures, and regression analyses were used in the examination of the data. Results of the study revealed that positive disposition and hope-agency were significantly related to the development of personal well-being for gifted students during their first year of college. The ability to identify pathways to goals and the self-theory of intelligence ...
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Social Circumstance and Aesthetic Achievement: Contextual Studies in Richard Wright’s Native Son

Social Circumstance and Aesthetic Achievement: Contextual Studies in Richard Wright’s Native Son

Date: June 2016
Creator: Duban, James
Description: This collection of essays on Richard Wright’s Native Son developed from a research-oriented, upper- division University of North Texas Honors College course, spring 2015. It contains the following seven chapters: Chapter I: The Cognitive Dissonance of Bigger Thomas (by Rachel Martinez) Chapter II: The Equal of Them: Violence and Equality in Native Son and “The Man Who Was Almost a Man” (by Molly Riddell) Chapter III: Above the Sceptered Sway: Holy Justice, and the Trials of Bigger and Shylock (by Alberto Puras) Chapter IV: Through His Eyes: Critical Analysis of Wright’s Native Son and Dostoyevsky’s Crime and Punishment (by Rachel Torres) Chapter V: Perceptual Misadventure: Becoming Rather than Enacting the Stereotype in Wright’s Native Son and Melville’s “Benito Cereno” (by Stormie Garza) Chapter VI: Psychologically Rather than Physically Dismembered: Reconsideration of Self-conception in Native Son and Moby-Dick (by Yacine Ndiaye) Chapter VII: Specious Dialectic in Wright’s Native Son (by Nicholas Grotowski). The student authors have exhibited burgeoning skills as historical contextualists, mindful of the author’s times, social circumstance, personal reading, narrative point of view, and aesthetic achievement, evidenced by six of these essays having been accepted for presentation at the annual conference of the American Studies Association of Texas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
The Grey Prince

The Grey Prince

Date: Summer 1991
Creator: Casey, Jim
Description: Colloquium written by a student in the UNT Honors College as a fantasy novella set in an original world of magic and fantastic creatures.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Thoughts of Payne

Thoughts of Payne

Date: Autumn 2000
Creator: Payne, Richard Bryan
Description: Poems written by a student in the UNT Honors College as an honors thesis. Subjects include beauty, time, and love.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Characteristics of Musicians' Earplugs as a Function of Jaw Position

Characteristics of Musicians' Earplugs as a Function of Jaw Position

Date: Summer 2002
Creator: Archer, Jennifer A.
Description: Thesis written by a student in the UNT Honors College discussing the effects of different earplugs on the jaw movements of musicians.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
The Austen Women: A Look at Character

The Austen Women: A Look at Character

Date: Autumn 2002
Creator: Henderson, Angela
Description: Thesis written by a student in the UNT Honors College discussing female characters of Jane Austin's novels and how they achieve happiness.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Fragments of Familiar Ground

Fragments of Familiar Ground

Date: Spring 2011
Creator: Heffner, Christopher Daniel
Description: Thesis written by a student in the UNT Honors College discussing the process of writing a book length collection of poems. Includes a selection of the author's poems.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
The Discrepancies of Kant and Camus: Relating to the world

The Discrepancies of Kant and Camus: Relating to the world

Date: December 14, 1999
Creator: Thompson, Michael
Description: Thesis written by a student in the UNT Honors College comparing the philosophies and ethics of Albert Camus and Immanuel Kant.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Caring for Indigent Children in Denton County in Relation to Dallas and Tarrant Counties in Texas

Caring for Indigent Children in Denton County in Relation to Dallas and Tarrant Counties in Texas

Date: Spring 2008
Creator: Grant, Scott
Description: Thesis written by a student in the UNT Honors College discussing health care of people without health insurance in Denton County, Texas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Language as a Barrier to Access to Healthcare among Vietnamese Immigrants

Language as a Barrier to Access to Healthcare among Vietnamese Immigrants

Date: Summer 2007
Creator: Kamrudin, Afshan
Description: Thesis written by a student in the UNT Honors College discussing the challenges of being a non-English speaking Vietnamese person in an urban Texas county in regards to health care.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Dysphoric Pauses: A Collection of Short Fiction

Dysphoric Pauses: A Collection of Short Fiction

Date: Autumn 2005
Creator: Duncan, Samantha
Description: Short stories written by a student in the UNT Honors College that concern ordinary people in states of despair.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Trains and Transformations

Trains and Transformations

Date: November 1993
Creator: Hadder, R. Neill
Description: Thesis written by a student in the UNT Honors College discussing five of the author's experimental short stories.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Understanding the Health Care Needs of the Medically Indigent of Grayson County

Understanding the Health Care Needs of the Medically Indigent of Grayson County

Date: Summer 2005
Creator: Rahman, Rumana
Description: Honors thesis written by a student in the UNT Honors College discussing difficulties in obtaining medical care faced by uninsured residents of Grayson County, Texas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Survey of Contemporary Horror Fiction

Survey of Contemporary Horror Fiction

Date: Spring 2006
Creator: Clark, Kendyll
Description: Honors thesis written by a student in the UNT Honors College discussing the history of horror fiction and its sub-genres.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Wilde's Aesthetics in Consumer Culture and Orientalism

Wilde's Aesthetics in Consumer Culture and Orientalism

Date: Autumn 2011
Creator: Van der Kuijp, Chouying Katrien
Description: Thesis written by a student in the UNT Honors College discussing author Oscar Wilde and his philosophy of aesthetics surrounding consumer culture and Orientalism in late Victorian England.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
A Single Group

A Single Group

Date: Spring 2001
Creator: Carter, Adrienne
Description: Thesis written by a student in the UNT Honors College discussing groups for single middle-aged people and what they offer.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Secession from and into fin de siècle Vienna

Secession from and into fin de siècle Vienna

Date: 1994
Creator: Welch, Carl
Description: Thesis written by a student in the UNT Honors College discussing the Vienna Secession art movement of the late 1890s.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Bal. Pulse = 1'

Bal. Pulse = 1'

Date: Spring 1994
Creator: Turner, Christie
Description: Thesis written by a student in the UNT Honors College discussing the Gamelan orchestra of Indonesia, its instruments, a musical piece composed in the style, and scanned photographs of the instruments.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Short Stories Based on the Poetry of E. E. Cummings

Short Stories Based on the Poetry of E. E. Cummings

Date: Spring 1997
Creator: Radcliff, Stephen M.
Description: Short stories written by a student in the UNT Honors College that are based upon poems written by E. E. Cummings that deal with love, loss, sex, and death.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Shutters Shut and Open

Shutters Shut and Open

Date: Spring 2012
Creator: Parkinson, Laure
Description: Thesis written by a student in the UNT Honors College discussing Gertrude Stein's use of written portraiture, her relationship with avant-garde photographers, and art theory.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Between Identity and Commodity: Female Urban Experience in Vicki Baum's Menschen im Hotel

Between Identity and Commodity: Female Urban Experience in Vicki Baum's Menschen im Hotel

Date: Spring 2012
Creator: Jones, Carina
Description: Thesis written by a student in the UNT Honors College discussing the urban experiences of German women in the late Weimar Republic as portrayed in the character Flammchen in Vicki Baum's 1929 Novel Menschen im Hotel.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
The Rhetoric of Sociopolitical Popular Music

The Rhetoric of Sociopolitical Popular Music

Date: Spring 2003
Creator: Slough, Aaron
Description: Thesis written by a student in the UNT Honors College discussing the value of popular music in society in relation to authenticity, issues, and context within the community of listeners.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Automatic MEA Coupling Tester: two proposed designs

Automatic MEA Coupling Tester: two proposed designs

Date: Spring 2004
Creator: Jain, Vivek
Description: Thesis written by a student in the UNT Honors College discussing the development of an automatic coupling tester to test for electrode-electrode coupling on an Malt Extract Agar plate.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
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