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Dense Locally Finite Subgroups of Automorphism Groups of Ultraextensive Spaces

Description: Article verifying a conjecture of Vershik by showing that Hall’s universal countable locally finite group can be embedded as a dense subgroup in the isometry group of the Urysohn space and in the automorphism group of the random graph. It shows the same for all automorphism groups of known infinite ultraextensive spaces.
Date: May 4, 2020
Creator: Etedadialiabadi, Mahmood; Gao, Su; Le Maître, François & Melleray, Julien
Partner: UNT College of Science
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[Oral History Interview with Robert L. Price]

Description: Interview with Robert L. Price, desegregationist and civil rights activist. Price discusses his early life in Chicago, role in the desegregation of schools in the Dallas Independent School District, and his affiliations with civil rights activist groups.
Date: June 21, 2021
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Episode 69: The True Cost of Human Trafficking with Dr. Kim Robinson

Description: Podcast produced by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) that features an interview with clinical psychologist Dr. Kim Robinson. Susan and Dr. Robinson discuss how working as a psychologist in the military caused her to focus on child sexual abuse and human trafficking, as well as warning signs and advice for recognizing victims of human trafficking.
Date: April 21, 2021
Duration: 48 minutes 44 seconds
Creator: University of North Texas. Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Adjustment for Local Ancestry in Genetic Association Analysis of Admixed Populations

Description: Presentation on the consideration of local ancestry of admixed populations, or populations comprised of genetically distinct ancestral populations which can alter their gene flow in unique ways. It was presented at the UNT Transdisciplinary Conference on Ancestral Genomics Research which was held virtually on November 20-21, 2020.
Date: November 21, 2020
Duration: 9 minutes 33 seconds
Creator: Wang, Xuexia
Partner: University of North Texas

Conversation in Fatehpur village about land issues, village, farming, harvest, and fisheries

Description: This is a conversation between three people in Fatehpūr village in the Maū district of UP. The conversation begins with some land issues in Fatehpūr and then moves on to modern-day farming issues faced in the village. Then the speakers move on to discussing the prospects of fisheries and then to the climate of Fatehpūr, which is relatively colder because of the Fatehpūr Ratōh Lake.
Date: November 21, 2020
Duration: 20 minutes 26 seconds
Creator: Shaikh, Maaz
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation on issues of agricultural produce, and about relatives

Description: This is a conversation in Ḍhilaī̃ village, situated nearby Fatehpūr, in the Maū district of UP, taking place in the Eastern dialect of Azamgarhi. The conversation begins with some issues in the selling of the current year’s harvest of paddy. Then the speakers move on to talking on matters of relatives.
Date: November 21, 2020
Duration: 25 minutes 38 seconds
Creator: Shaikh, Maaz
Partner: UNT College of Information
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Education, Training Opportunities for the Pipeline High School Through Postdoctorate

Description: Presentation on the National Science Foundation and its career and professional development resources for high school students through individuals starting their careers. It was presented at the UNT Transdisciplinary Conference on Ancestral Genomics Research which was held virtually on November 20-21, 2020.
Date: November 21, 2020
Duration: 27 minutes 42 seconds
Creator: Barrett, Kim
Partner: University of North Texas
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[Examining the Role of Nanomaterials and Optical Sensors for Genomics Research]

Description: This presentation introduces the possibility of using nanomaterials and optically active sensors in genomics research. The presenter shares the history and applications of nanomaterials, introduces their research into optical-luminescent sensors and optically active plasmonic nanoparticles, and explores how they might be used in genomics. It was presented at the UNT Transdisciplinary Conference on Ancestral Genomics Research which was held virtually on November 20-21, 2020.
Date: November 21, 2020
Duration: 30 minutes 37 seconds
Creator: Marpu, Sreekar
Partner: University of North Texas
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Genomics of Cardiometabolic Diseases in Mexican Americans

Description: Presentation on the importance of studying underrepresented ethnicities in genomics, in particular those Hispanic/Latino ancestry. It was presented at the UNT Transdisciplinary Conference on Ancestral Genomics Research which was held virtually on November 20-21, 2020.
Date: November 21, 2020
Duration: 28 minutes 44 seconds
Creator: Hidalgo, Bertha
Partner: University of North Texas
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How Tiny Zebrafish and Their Surprisingly Human-Like Genome Can Benefit Medical Research

Description: Presentation highlighting the use of zebrafish to identify genes relating to predisposition to thromboembolism and cardiovascular disease in people with African ancestry. It was presented at the UNT Transdisciplinary Conference on Ancestral Genomics Research which was held virtually on November 20-21, 2020.
Date: November 21, 2020
Duration: 16 minutes 54 seconds
Creator: Jagadeeswaran, Pudur
Partner: University of North Texas
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The Imprecision of Precision Medicine: Biomedical Research Must Be More Than Average

Description: This presentation delves into the lack of precision in precision medicine when it comes to anyone who is not the average research subject, with the average is usually males of European ancestry. It was presented at the UNT Transdisciplinary Conference on Ancestral Genomics Research which was held virtually on November 20-21, 2020.
Date: November 21, 2020
Duration: 38 minutes 10 seconds
Creator: Oh, Sam S.
Partner: University of North Texas
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Research to Precision Medicine: Examining Current Perceptions and Use of Race, Ethnicity and Ancestry Among Clinical Genetics Professionals

Description: Presentation on the difficulty of achieving diversity in genomic research, a review of recent research, and recommendations for moving forward. It was presented at the UNT Transdisciplinary Conference on Ancestral Genomics Research which was held virtually on November 20-21, 2020.
Date: November 21, 2020
Duration: 32 minutes 03 seconds
Creator: Popejoy, Alice B.
Partner: University of North Texas
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Structural and Functional Studies of TRPV6 Channels

Description: Presentation on TRPV6, which is an entry channel for calcium ions in epithelial cells, and its associated risk for cancer when overexpressed. It was presented at the UNT Transdisciplinary Conference on Ancestral Genomics Research which was held virtually on November 20-21, 2020.
Date: November 21, 2020
Duration: 25 minutes 24 seconds
Creator: Sobolevsky, Alexander
Partner: University of North Texas
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TRPV6: An Actionable Susceptibility Locus in Cancer Disparities? An Examination of Recent Evidence

Description: Presentation on population-biased cancer disparities related to the TRPV6 gene. The presenter discusses the TRPV6 gene from evolutionary biology and structural biology standpoints, the role it plays in cancer, through a evolutionary-ecological model, and provides a synthesis of relevant research. It was presented at the UNT Transdisciplinary Conference on Ancestral Genomics Research which was held virtually on November 20-21, 2020.
Date: November 21, 2020
Duration: 24 minutes 21 seconds
Creator: Francis-Lyon, Patricia A.
Partner: University of North Texas
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What Accounts for Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health

Description: Presentation focusing on racial and ethnic disparities in health and health care that includes historical and modern perspectives, socioecological factors, and challenges to overcoming these disparities. It was presented at the UNT Transdisciplinary Conference on Ancestral Genomics Research which was held virtually on November 20-21, 2020.
Date: November 21, 2020
Duration: 30 minutes 13 seconds
Creator: Bigby, JudyAnn
Partner: University of North Texas

Episode 54: Lone Star Chemistry with Dr. Diana Mason

Description: Podcast produced by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) that features an interview with Dr. Diana Mason, Professor Emeritus at UNT's Department of Chemistry. Susan and Dr. Mason discuss the correlation between students' arithmetic skills and their success in chemistry courses. They also discuss Dr. Mason's live chemistry demonstrations, Governor Abbott's commissioning of her as an Admiral in the US Navy, and her role in the Daughters of the American Revolution and in many community projects.
Date: October 21, 2020
Duration: 52 minutes 11 seconds
Creator: University of North Texas. Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Skill-Building in Online Graduate-Level Metadata Instruction through the Prism of Quality Evaluation of Student-Created Metadata

Description: Presentation addressing the need for effective training in metadata creation for library and information science students through an overview of the metadata creation skill-building content of the online introductory graduate metadata course at the University of North Texas, results of the analysis of quality in student-created metadata records, and discussion of how the observed common metadata quality issues might inform curriculum development.
Date: October 21, 2020
Creator: Zavalina, Oksana & Burke, Mary
Partner: UNT College of Information
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[Doctoral and Master's Spring and Summer 2020 virtual commencement ceremony, Part I]

Description: Video recording of Spring and Summer 2020 Doctoral and Master's Part I virtual commencement ceremony. The ceremony was aired virtually on Friday, August 21 at 10 a.m. The ceremony includes opening and closing remarks by Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Dean of the Toulouse Graduate School Dr. Victor Prybutok. UNT President Neal Smatresk, Graduate Student Council President Tiffany Miller, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Jennifer Cowley, and Vice President for University Advancement Dr. David Wolf also gave speeches. Graduates of the Doctoral and Master's program are recognized with their names shown on-screen individually in the order of degree earned. The ceremony also includes performances of "The Star-Spangled Banner" and "Glory to the Green & White" by vocalist Sara Kennedy and pianist Altynay Karsakpayeva.
Date: August 21, 2020
Duration: 1 hour 34 minutes 11 seconds
Creator: University of North Texas.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Doctoral and Master's Spring and Summer 2020 virtual commencement ceremony, Part II]

Description: Video recording of Spring and Summer 2020 Doctoral and Master's Part II virtual commencement ceremony. The ceremony was aired virtually on Friday, August 21 at 4 p.m. The ceremony includes opening and closing remarks by Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Dean of the Toulouse Graduate School Dr. Victor Prybutok. UNT President Neal Smatresk, Graduate Student Council President Tiffany Miller, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Jennifer Cowley, and Vice President for University Advancement Dr. David Wolf also gave speeches. Graduates of the Doctoral and Master's program are recognized with their names shown on-screen individually in the order of degree earned. The ceremony also includes performances of "The Star-Spangled Banner" and "Glory to the Green & White" by vocalist Sara Kennedy and pianist Altynay Karsakpayeva.
Date: August 21, 2020
Duration: 1 hour 38 minutes 56 seconds
Creator: University of North Texas.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Facebook post by Eric Christensen regarding his sister testing positive for COVID-19]

Description: Screenshot of a Facebook post by Eric Christensen regarding his sister testing positive for COVID-19. The text reads "My oldest sister is Covid-19 positive. She lives in Utah but was in Seattle when all hell broke loose a few weeks ago. Not sure what to think or do with this information."
Date: March 21, 2020
Creator: Christensen, Eric
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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