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Social Aging

Description: Book chapter discussing social issues in aging such as structural lag theory, race and ethnic differences in aging, different social roles associated with older adults, and how the role of retirement has changed in recent years.
Date: 2001
Creator: Eve, Susan Brown; Prentice, Sharon; Pruitt, Charlie D. & Torrez, Diana
Item Type: Book Chapter

The Adult Working-Age Population in the JPS Health Network in Tarrant County, Texas: A Report Submitted to the JPS Health Network Administration

Description: This report summarizes the results of a survey of adult, working-aged patients in a large, urban, tax-supported county healthcare system, consisting of an inpatient hospital facility and eight community health centers. The major objectives of this research project were to assess the patients' access to healthcare, factors affecting their access, and their health status.
Date: August 15, 2002
Creator: Eve, Susan Brown; Koelln, Kenneth; Trevino, Fernando M.; Urrutia-Rojas, Ximena & Baumer, Joane
Item Type: Report

Common Threads in Research Across Disciplines: A Reflection

Description: Keynote address for the 2004 University Scholars Day delivered by Dr. Samuel Matteson. This keynote speaker discusses common threads of thought and practice that run through what is called "research."
Date: April 15, 2004
Creator: Matteson, Samuel E.
Item Type: Text

Anomalously Blue Elliptical Galaxies in the Sloan Survey

Description: Presentation for the 2005 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on the characteristics of blue elliptical galaxies. This presentation explores star-forming systems, blue galaxies, and the origin of ellipticals.
Date: March 31, 2005
Creator: Mitchell, Curtis; Fanelli, Mike; Marcum, Pam & Aars, Christian
Item Type: Presentation

Arabtinos: A Look Into The Hybrid Arab And Hispanic Culture In The United States

Description: Presentation for the 2005 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas. This presentation discusses research on the hybrid Arab and Hispanic culture in the United States, understanding the customs and traditions of the two separate cultures respectively, and how the two cultures blend together socially, culturally, and linguistically.
Date: March 31, 2005
Creator: Rios, L. Danyel & Jordan, Ann
Item Type: Presentation

The Beatles as Poets (1965-70)

Description: Poster presentation for the 2005 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas. This poster analyzes and identifies the poetic elements of The Beatles' lyrics from 1965 to 1970. The primary goal is to demonstrate that the band's lyrics are serious poetry, not merely performance.
Date: March 31, 2005
Creator: Murphy, Stephanie M. & Baird, James L.
Item Type: Poster

Creation and Evolution: What Should We Teach?

Description: Keynote address for the 2005 University of Scholars Day delivered by Dr. Eugenie C. Scott. This keynote speaker discusses an overview of the foundations of the creation/evolution debate in the United States today.
Date: March 31, 2005
Creator: Scott, Eugenie Carol, 1945-
Item Type: Text

Making the Man: 'Suiting' Masculinity in Performance Art

Description: This paper examines research on the significance of clothing, specifically, the "men's suit," in select examples of contemporary American performance art. Drawing on sociology and art history, it considers the suit as a form of communication, and it suggests that performance artists Chris Burden, Paul McCarthy, and Vanessa Beecroft have used the "men's suit" to explore and communicate something about masculinity as a socially and culturally constructed hegemony.
Date: March 31, 2005
Creator: Cornwell, Alicia & Way, Jennifer
Item Type: Paper

The Geography of Viral Hepatitis C in Texas, 1992-1999

Description: This paper discusses research on the geography of viral hepatitis C in Texas from 1992-1999. This study examines the relationship between viral hepatitis C (HCV), race, gender, and population density in Texas counties.
Date: March 3, 2006
Creator: Hedrich, Mara & Oppong, Joseph R.
Item Type: Paper

"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