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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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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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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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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
Partner: UNT Honors College
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Retreating Glaciers of the Himalayas: A Case Study of Gangotri Glacier Using 1990-2009 Satellite Images

Description: This paper discusses research on the spatial and temporal variation of the Gangotri Glacier, one of the largest glaciers in the Himalayas. The authors discuss how this influences the River Ganges and, consequently, the people of the Indian subcontinent.
Date: April 1, 2010
Creator: Ding, Jennifer & Dong, Pinliang
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
Partner: UNT Honors College

Electrowetting Solar Cell

Description: This paper discusses the electrowetting solar cell. In comparison with traditional silicon-based PV solar cells, the electrowetting-based self-tracking technology will generate ~70% more green energy with a 50% cost reduction.
Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Reilly, David & Cheng, Jiangtao
Partner: UNT Honors College
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