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Draw Me Near

Description: Timelapsed video from the MFA Exhibition "Draw Me Near" as shown at the Cora Stafford Gallery. In this video, friends, family members, and colleagues dine with the artist during the exhibition.
Date: March 27, 2019
Creator: Casillas, Horacio
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Monitoring Usage of Open Access Long-Form Content

Description: Presentation for NISO Virtual Conference "Long Form Content: Ebooks, Print Volumes and the Concerns of Those Who Use Both." The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation recently funded a study of the landscape of usage data for open-access scholarly monographs and an investigation of the viability of creating a data trust for sharing of usage data among stakeholders in the publishing ecosystem. In spring 2019, the Book Industry Study Group (BISG) will publish a final white paper that takes into account feedback from the community during a consultation period. This presentation, part of a NISO virtual conference (https://www.niso.org/events/2019/03/long-form-content-ebooks-print-volumes-and-concerns-those-who-use-both ), provides a summary of the main findings and proposals of the forthcoming white paper.
Date: March 20, 2019
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Partner: UNT Libraries

From the Archives: The Moonmaids

Description: Podcast from the University of North Texas Music Library highlighting materials from their collections. This episode chronicles the formation of the Moonmaids vocal ensemble as the Swingtet at what was then North Texas State Teachers College, and their rise to national fame in the late 1940s with big band leader Vaughn Monroe and his orchestra. The podcast includes selections featuring the singers on WFAA radio in Dallas, at the former Camp Howze in Gainesville, TX, and live from Denton with Vaughn Monroe in 1949.
Date: March 14, 2019
Creator: Feustle, Maristella
Partner: UNT Music Library

Episode 13: Dr. Pankaj Jain

Description: Interview with Dr. Pankaj Jain for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) podcast. In this episode, Susan speaks with Dr. Pankaj Jain, Associate Professor in UNT's Department of Philosophy & Religion. They discuss Dr. Jain's interest in connecting ancient practices with contemporary issues, and how he is exploring the connections between religious traditions and sustainability in the US and in India. They also discuss his recent trip to Nepal, where he recorded an episode of National Geographic Channel's "The Story of God" with Morgan Freeman. The episode will air on April 9, 2019.
Date: March 7, 2019
Creator: Supak, Susan & Jain, Pankaj
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Beyond the Quagmire: New Interpretations of the Vietnam War

Description: In Beyond the Quagmire, thirteen scholars from across disciplines provide a series of provocative, important, and timely essays on the politics, combatants, and memory of the Vietnam War. The essays pose new questions, offer new answers, and establish important lines of debate regarding social, political, military, and memory studies. Part 1 contains four chapters by scholars who explore the politics of war in the Vietnam era. In Part 2, five contributors offer chapters on Vietnam combatants with analyses of race, gender, environment, and Chinese intervention. Part 3 provides four innovative and timely essays on Vietnam in history and memory.
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Date: March 2019
Creator: Jensen, Geoffrey W. & Stith, Matthew M.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Phantom in the Sky: A Marine’s Back Seat View of the Vietnam War

Description: Phantom in the Sky is the story of a Radar Intercept Officer (RIO) in the back seat of the supersonic Phantom jet during the Vietnam War—a unique, tactical perspective of the “guy in back,” or GIB, absent from other published aviation accounts. During the time of Terry L. Thorsen’s service from 1966 to 1970, the RIO played an integral part in enemy aircraft interception and ordnance delivery. In Navy and Marine F-4 Phantom jets, the RIO was a second pair of eyes for the pilot, in charge of communications and navigation, and great to have during emergencies. Thorsen endured the tough Platoon Leaders Course at Quantico and barely earned a commission. He underwent aviation and intercept training while suffering airsickness issues—and still earned his wings. Thorsen joined the oldest and most decorated squadron in the Marine Corps, the VMFA-232 Red Devils in southern California, as it prepared for deployment to Vietnam. In combat, Thorsen felt angst when he saw the sky darken around him from anti-aircraft artillery explosions high above the Ho Chi Minh Trail. On his first close air support mission in support of ground troops (the majority of his Marine aviation missions), he witnessed tracers whiz by his canopy. On one harrowing sortie, he and his pilot purposely became the target to save an Army unit battling an enemy just a hundred feet away. On secret missions with secret weapons, they dove at anti-aircraft artillery muzzle flashes and flew as a low as fifty feet off the deck during close air support sorties, "scraping" the napalm off their plane. For one mission a friend survived a crash landing, but a training instructor vanished without a trace.
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Date: March 2019
Creator: Thorsen, Terry L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Error and Fraud in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Description: This report seeks to define terms related to errors and fraud; identify problems and describe what is known of their extent; summarize current policy and practice; and share recommendations, proposals, and pilots that have come up in recent years. The report answers several questions around four main types of inaccuracy and misconduct: trafficking SNAP benefits (by retailers and by recipients); retailer application fraud; errors and fraud in SNAP household applications; and errors and fraud committed by state agencies (including a discussion of states' recent Quality Control (QC) misconduct). The report then discusses challenges to combating errors and fraud--across the four areas--and potential strategies for addressing those challenges.
Date: March 30, 2018
Creator: Cline, Daniel R. & Aussenberg, Randy Alison
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department