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The 2012 Republican Primaries

Description: This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on the 2012 Presidential Primaries. In this presentation, the author gives the audience an overview of the structure of the primaries, and provides a recap of past primaries. The author also speaks about the money, momentum, and media attention in the primaries.
Date: April 24, 2012
Creator: Eshbaugh-Soha, Matthew, 1972-
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Racial and Ethnic Politics in the 2012 Presidential Primaries

Description: This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on the 2012 Presidential Primaries. In this presentation, the author discusses how members of different racial and ethnic backgrounds responded to the 2012 Republican primary candidates.
Date: April 24, 2012
Creator: Carey, Tony E.
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Using Calibrated Peer Review to Facilitate Writing Assignments in Large Classes

Description: This poster discusses a project using Calibrated Peer Review (CPR). CPR is a web-based instructional tool. CPR assignments require students to write an essay, evaluated three 'canned' calibration essays on the same topic, evaluate three of their peers' essays, and finally evaluate their own essay. The authors' goal was to determine whether the CPR process improves student learning of the essay content and whether the CPR process improves student writing.
Date: March 28, 2012
Creator: Ishiyama, John & Watson, Wendy
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

"Actus non facit reum, nisi mens sit rea": An investigation into the treatment of mens rea in the quest to hold individuals accountable for genocide

Description: This paper discusses a research investigation into the treatment of mens rea in the quest to hold individuals accountable for genocide. This paper focuses on doctrinal controversies and examines how genocide is and has been addressed by modern tribunals, with special emphasis on the subjective mens rea (mental element) required for genocide.
Date: March 30, 2006
Creator: Jung, Andrew M. & King, Kimi L.
Item Type: Paper
Partner: UNT Honors College

Causes of Terrorism: A Socioeconomic Analysis - A Work in Progress

Description: Poster presentation for the 2008 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas. This poster discusses research on the causes of terrorism and an analysis of how socioeconomic conditions of the Middle East cause individuals to be recruited into terrorist organizations and participate in terrorist activities.
Date: April 3, 2008
Creator: Pascoe, Henry & Books, John
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Honors College

Income Tax Complexity: A Work in Progress

Description: Poster presentation for the 2009 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on income tax complexity.
Date: April 2, 2009
Creator: Oakes, Trayton & Battaglia, Kari
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Honors College

Torture: A Threat-Based Perspective - A Work in Progress

Description: Poster presentation for the 2008 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on torture and threat-based perspectives.
Date: April 3, 2008
Creator: Sowell, Marsha & Meernik, James David
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Honors College

Parent's Education and Children's Test Scores

Description: Poster presentation for the 2012 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on correlations between parent's education and children's test scores.
Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Jennings, Garrett & Verrill, Diane
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Honors College

Media Coverage of Modern Environmentalism

Description: Poster presentation for the 2012 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on media coverage of modern environmentalism.
Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Kettavong, Lasamee; Taylor, James David & Verrill, Diane
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Honors College

Could an environmental-themed dance promote audience awareness of climate change?

Description: Poster presentation for the 2012 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on whether an environmental-themed dance could promote audience awareness of climate change and inspire viewers to live more eco-friendly lifestyles.
Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Henkel, JoAnn & Verrill, Diane
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Honors College

Attention Black College Women: "It Is Time To Think Twice Before You Make That Choice!"

Description: Poster presentation for the 2012 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas. This poster discusses research on African American women on college campuses. This research consists of studying African American women on college campuses and discerning what psychological components encourage them to have premarital sex.
Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Yasmeen, Frazier & Verrill, Diane
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Honors College

Do Foster Parents View The Foster System Negatively?

Description: Poster presentation for the 2012 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on foster care parents and their views of the foster system.
Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Sampson, Rachael & Verrill, Diane
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Honors College

The Changing American Family and its Consequences

Description: Poster presentation for the 2012 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas. This poster discusses research on the changing American family and its consequences.
Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Cha, Jina & Verrill, Diane
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Honors College