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HIV and AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa

Description: This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on HIV/AIDS. This presentation discusses HIV and AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa.
Date: December 1, 2011
Creator: Moore, Ami R.
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Bollywood and Beyond: Hinduism Changing the World

Description: Article discussing research on the ideals of Hinduism, such as pluralism, dharma, ritam, and nonviolence holding important lessons for the future of Hinduism in particular and for humanity in general.
Date: June 28, 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

The Dharmic Method to Save the Planet

Description: This article discusses environmentalism and ways in which dharmic methods can help save the planet. While most Americans are familiar with the terms such as "yoga" and "Bollywood," Indian perspectives toward the ecology seem to be largely unknown.
Date: May 12, 2011
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Reinterpreting Yajña as Vedic Sacrifice

Description: In this article, the author endeavors to problematize the term "sacrifice," which is often used to translate the word yajna in Indological writings.
Date: 2011
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Item Type: Paper
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Renunciation and Non-Renunciation in Indian Films

Description: Article discussing the renunciation and non-renunciation in Indian films. The author reviews several films to analyze the portrayal of ascetics and householders.
Date: 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Amygdala involvement in human avoidance, escape and approach behavior

Description: Article on amygdala involvement in human avoidance, escape and approach behavior. The authors examine amygdala reactivity to threatening cues when avoidance responding consistently prevented contact with an upcoming aversive event (money loss).
Date: November 1, 2010
Creator: Schlund, Michael W. & Cataldo, Michael F.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Indology and Marxist Hermeneutics

Description: Article discussing research on Indology and Marxist hermeneutics.
Date: 2009
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Behavioral Measures of Play

Description: The purpose of this article is to review the importance of play in a young child's life and to discuss the importance of measuring play when designing interventions for children with autism. Furthermore, this paper will present an example of a consistent and reliable observation system that assesses the complexity and variety of play on children with autism and with typically developing children.
Date: 2008
Creator: Guðmundsdóttir, Kristín & Ala'i-Rosales, Shahla
Item Type: Paper
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Malnutrition And Food Aid Programs: A Case Study From Guatemala

Description: This report is on a case study from Guatemala on malnutrition and food aid programs. The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of food aid and/or food aid programs on the nutritional status of its recipients in two regions of Guatemala. From this investigation, empirically-based programmatic statements as to the role of food aid and its impact on human society will be presented.
Date: May 1982
Creator: Rodeheaver, Daniel Gilbert, 1954-; Bates, Frederick L. & Murphy, Arthur D.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Generalized anxiety modulates frontal and limbic activation in major depression

Description: This article explores how generalized anxiety modulates frontal and limbic activation in major depression. The authors' findings highlight frontal and limbic hypoactivation in patients with depression and comorbid anxiety and indicate that anxiety level may modulate frontal and limbic activation depending upon the emotional context.
Date: February 9, 2012
Creator: Schlund, Michael W.; Verduzco, Guillermo; Cataldo, Michael F. & Hoehn-Saric, Rudolf
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Housing and the Aging Population: Options for the New Century

Description: This book is the second volume in the Garland Reference Library of Social Science Series. In this book, the authors address the topic of aging from a wide variety of perspectives and provide a basis for the discussion of housing issues concerning the elderly in the coming century.
Date: 1994
Creator: Folts, W. Edward (William Edward) & Yeatts, Dale E., 1952-
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Irony and the 'yoga wars'

Description: Article discussing the debated topic of whether yoga is a Hindu or Secular practice and the potential causes and impacts of how and why this subject is being debated.
Date: December 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Jainism, Dharma, and Environmental Ethics

Description: Article discussing the absence of a formal category of environmental ethics in Jainism and Jainism's historical relationship to environmental ethics.
Date: 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service