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Leona Allen: Woman behind the Pulitzer Prize

Description: This article is a short biography of Leona Allen, deputy managing editor for the Dallas Morning News, based on an oral history discussing her education and career.
Date: 2014
Creator: Mitchell, Jessica; Parker, Chynerra & Thomas, DeAnn
Partner: UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

What Do Near-Death Experiencers and Jesus Have in Common? The Near-Death Experience and Spong's New Christianity

Description: Article relating near-death phenomena to John Shelby Spong's argument for a more "authentic" view of Jesus, a more spiritual understanding of humanity, and a new, evolving Christianity. Near-death research and Spong's envisioned new Christianty share in principle the ideal of progress through challenge and open dialogue.
Date: Winter 2005
Creator: Gibbs, John C.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Reply to Michael Sabom's Commentary

Description: Article responding to Michael Sabom's commentary, suggesting that the near-death experience's (NDE's) ontological and spiritual significance extends to religious issues and raises questions relevant to whether near-death experiencers and Jesus have spirituality in common.
Date: Winter 2005
Creator: Gibbs, John C.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Surprise - and Discovery? - in the Near-Death Experience

Description: Article exploring expressions of surprise and puzzlement that lend a ring of authenticity to self-reports of near-death experiences (NDEs). Surprise typically indicates the discovery of novel features of reality during the cognition-reality interplay that makes learning possible. If at least some NDE surprises are discoveries in a nonsubjective sense, then that cognition-reality interplay can continue during moments near death as subject learn that self and reality must be understood to include a nonmaterial realm.
Date: Summer 1997
Creator: Gibbs, John C.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Validity and Reliability of the Near-Death Experience Scale-6 (NDE-6)

Description: Research study reporting the development and psychometric properties of a 6-item Near-Death Experience Scale (NDE-6) drawn largely from the 16-item parent scale. This short form evidenced adequate test-retest reliability and internal consistency, as well as construct validity. The index shows promise for use in research and as a screening scale in clinical contexts.
Date: Winter 2003
Creator: Prosnick, Kevin P. & Evans, William J.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Rediscovery of the Elements: Aluminum

Description: Article describing the history of aluminum, from its use in alum to its isolation. Tourist information is given regarding locations pertinent to aluminum.
Date: Summer 2006
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences