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Exhibiting Regional LGBTQ History in Dallas, Texas

Description: Article on the efforts of the University of North Texas Special Collections to create exhibits featuring LGBTQ history in Dallas, Texas. From 2017 to 2019 archivists and librarians at the University of North Texas Special Collections have worked with community members and city officials to create exhibits featuring archival materials from the LGBTQ Archive. There have been several obstacles to presenting accurate historical interpretation of Dallas LGBTQ community history, including lack of suf… more
Date: January 9, 2021
Creator: Parker, Jaimi & Gieringer, Morgan Davis
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Bat City face mask]

Description: Photograph of a Bat City Comic Professionals in Austin, Texas branded cloth face mask. The face mask is designed with the Bat City Comic Professionals logo and images of comic book covers and superheroes.
Date: Spring 2021
Creator: Brown, Nathan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Snow day on University of North Texas (UNT) view of the Hurley Administration Building, the Library Mall and Jody's Fountain from the Book Arch]

Description: Photograph of a snow storm on UNT's campus that shows the Book Arch in the foreground framing the Hurley Administration Building, which is in the background, and the Library Mall containing the Finished Fountain, also known as Jody's Fountain, in the middle ground.
Date: February 14, 2021
Creator: Martin, Kendall
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[COVID-19 signage on Mandell Street in the Montrose neighborhood of Houston, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a red banner with a picture of University of St. Thomas' lion mascot wearing a mask and emboldened white and yellow text stating, "Let's take care of each other. #CELTNATION." The banner is hanging off an outdoor skywalk balcony on campus.
Date: April 18, 2021
Creator: Thomas, Joshlyn
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolases and Chemical Communication in Plants

Description: Data management plan for the grant, "Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolases and Chemical Communication in Plants." Research seeking to understand how an evolutionarily-conserved group of plant enzymes utilizes chemical signals to regulate growth and to influence their microbial environment. Specific research aims include the discovery of new enzymes and their substrate molecules that act as communication signals. Broader applications of this research may offer new strategies to enhance agricultural output… more
Date: 2021-07-01/2024-06-30
Creator: Chapman, Kent Dean; Aziz, Mina & Blancaflor, Elison B.
Partner: UNT College of Science
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IRES Track II - Cape Horn ASIs: Climate change and disease ecology at the southern end of the Americas

Description: Data management plan for the grant "IRES Track II - Cape Horn ASIs: Climate change and disease ecology at the southern end of the Americas." Research giving students the opportunity to be trained in quantitative experimental design and work as part of a multinational research collaboration to study infectious disease emergence in one of the few remaining pristine places on Earth. The Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve (CHBR) off the southern tip of South America protects pristine ecosystem is perfect … more
Date: 2021-09-01/2024-08-31
Creator: Gregory, Andrew; Kennedy, James H. & Rozzi, Ricardo, 1960-
Partner: UNT College of Science
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UNT Libraries Assistive Technology Report 2021

Description: This report summarizes the results of a survey given to UNT Library employees on assistive technology practices. In fall 2021, the Library Accessibility Committee conducted an online survey about assistive technologies in the Libraries. The purpose of this survey was 1) to learn more about the assistive technology in the Libraries (e.g., types of technology, employee knowledge, etc.) and 2) to learn more about employee training preferences. The survey included 13 questions divided among three s… more
Date: October 2021
Creator: Roy, Meranda M.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Beyond Traits and States: Interpersonal Decentering Is Also Activated Social Information Processing

Description: Article drawing on a process-focused model of interpersonal decentering's causal validity, the authors manipulated activation experimentally, comparing decentering scores from expressive writing essays under standard instructions (activation condition) versus control instructions, then correlated decentering scores with use of activated language. With condition controlled, both decentering scores correlated significantly with greater proportions of present-tense verbs, positive emotion words, a… more
Date: October 22, 2021
Creator: Jenkins, Sharon Rae; Shamji, Jabeen F.; Straup, Madison L. & Boals, Adriel
Partner: UNT College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
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Discovering Potential for Sense of Community, Social Support, and Wellness Impacts within Interscholastic Sports Officials

Description: Data management plan for the grant "Discovering Potential for Sense of Community, Social Support, and Wellness Impacts within Interscholastic Sports Officials." Research seeking to provide an in-depth exploratory look at the behaviors of interscholastic sport officials as they relate to motivation for initial and continued participation, barriers to participation as an interscholastic sport official, and the social, community and health impacts of participation.
Date: 2021-05-01/2021-12-31
Creator: Anderson, Austin
Partner: UNT College of Education
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Dynamic Assessment as an Approach to French Pronunciation Instruction

Description: This thesis is focused on dynamic assessment (DA), an instructional approach based on Vygotskian sociocultural theory, applied to French pronunciation instruction, which can be neglected or inconsistent in the foreign language curriculum. DA aims to combine instruction and assessment into a cooperative, mediated approach in which the mediator works with the learner to identify and develop emergent abilities. These emergent abilities can appear in what is often referred to as the zone of proxima… more
Date: May 2021
Creator: Center, Sarah M
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Use of a Virtual Reality Gaming System to Improve Balance in Individuals with Chronic Brain Injury

Description: Wii Fit U games utilize a Wii Balance Board™ (WBB) in a manner that can provide precise feedback contingencies similarly to some forms of balance rehabilitation, thereby potentially increasing the dose of quality therapy with or without the presence of a therapist during post-brain injury rehabilitation. Additionally, an engaging video-game could improve treatment adherence, a critical aspect of making positive functional gains, by potentially increasing the rate and quality of reinforcement em… more
Date: May 2021
Creator: Cruz, Selena R
Partner: UNT Libraries
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