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Unintended Consequences and Results

Description: Keynote address for the 2011 University Scholars Day delivered by Dr. V. Lane Rawlins, President of the University of North Texas. This keynote speaker discusses the importance of research to individuals and society and the connections that link scientific discovery, technological change, and economic growth.
Date: April 14, 2011
Creator: Rawlins, V. Lane
Partner: UNT Honors College
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The Future of Democracy in the Middle East

Description: Keynote address for the 2006 University Scholars Day delivered by Dr. Emile Sahliyeh. This keynote speaker discusses major reasons and issues relating to the lack of democratization in the Middle East to date.
Date: March 30, 2006
Creator: Sahliyeh, Emile F.
Partner: UNT Honors College
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Choosing Success

Description: Keynote address for the 2009 University Scholars Day delivered by Dr. Wendy Wilkins. This keynote speaker discusses her academic career path, tracing the twists and turns from her first serious aspirations to be a ballet dancer to her current position as the chief academic officer at the University of North Texas.
Date: April 2, 2009
Creator: Wilkins, Wendy K.
Partner: UNT Honors College
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Sleep in College Students

Description: In this University Scholars Day keynote address, Dr. Daniel J. Taylor presented the preliminary results from two of his recently completed studies in the Sleep Lab in the Department of Psychology at the University of North Texas.
Date: April 3, 2008
Creator: Taylor, Daniel J.
Partner: UNT Honors College
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Mental Illness in Literature: Case Studies of Sylvia Plath and Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Description: This study examines mental illness in literature, with a focus on Charlotte Perkins Gilman's 'The Yellow Wallpaper' and Sylvia Plath's 'The Bell Jar', the primary texts of the research, and develops similarities and personal connections between the authors and their mentally unstable main characters.
Date: April 15, 2010
Creator: Dyer, Darby & Flowers, Theresa
Partner: UNT Honors College
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Rebuilding the World with Green BRICs

Description: This paper discusses social, economic, and global issues and research on rebuilding the world with green, energy-efficient strategies for Brazil, Russia, India, and China (BRIC).
Date: April 15, 2010
Creator: Hubby, Desiree & Engen, Ryan
Partner: UNT Honors College
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Machiavelli's 'The Prince' as a Satire: An Exploratory Look at Machiavelli's Works to Determine His True Political Inclinations

Description: This paper discusses a research study on Machiavelli's 'The Prince' as a satire. The author argues that 'The Prince' challenges all of Machiavelli's other works and what we know of his life, and that this inconsistency and the knowledge of Machiavelli's opinions give evidence that perhaps 'The Prince' is a satire.
Date: March 29, 2007
Creator: Kniatt, Stacey & Johnson, Ken
Partner: UNT Honors College
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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-
Partner: UNT Honors College

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

Description: Presentation for the 2012 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas. This presentation discusses research on the urban experience of German women in the late Weimar Republic as portrayed in the novels 'Menschen in Hotel' by Vicki Baum (1929) and 'Das kunstseidene Mädchen by Irmgard Keun (1931).
Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Jones, Carina & Weber, Christoph
Partner: UNT Honors College

The "Nature" of Sovereignty and the Female Intellectual in Milton's Paradise Lost

Description: Presentation for the 2010 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on the effect of Queen Elizabeth I's sovereignty as a monarch on English literature in the 17th century England, especially the work of John Milton's 'Paradise Lost'.
Date: April 15, 2010
Creator: Trotter, Megan & Curran, Kevin
Partner: UNT Honors College
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