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First-principles property assessment of hybrid formate perovskites

Description: Article discusses how hybrid organic–inorganic formate perovskites, AB(HCOO)3, are a large family of compounds that exhibit a variety of phase transitions and diverse properties, such as (anti)ferroelectricity, ferroelasticity, (anti)ferromagnetism, and multiferroism. While many properties of these materials have already been characterized, the authors seek to focus on the comprehensive property assessment of a large number of formate perovskites.
Date: August 17, 2023
Creator: Popoola, Abduljelili; Ghosh, P. S.; Kingsland, Maggie; Kashikar, Ravi; DeTellem, D.; Xu, Yixuan et al.
Partner: UNT College of Science
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New approach based on enzyme stimulating of peptides for targeting drug resistance breast cancers

Description: Data management plan for the grant, "New approach based on enzyme stimulating of peptides for targeting drug resistance breast cancers." In this project, we propose the development of selective self-assembling peptides that form nanofibers via a self-assembling process upon the action of Eyes absent (EYA) enzyme, specific to drug resistance Triple Negative Breast cancer cells (TNBC). The objectives are: Aim 1: Design and synthesize self-assembling peptide substrates for EYA enzymes; Aim 2:Deter… more
Date: 2023-08-17/2024-07-31
Creator: Habibi, Neda
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

Using Digitized Historical Newspapers to Engage Sociology Students in Local History [Presentation]

Description: Presentation highlighting a course developed by Dr. William Scarborough at the University of North Texas (UNT) on intersectionality for undergraduate students. Partnering with the UNT Libraries to engage with primary sources, particularly newspaper collections, to conduct archival analysis related to the history of power, domination and resistance in Texas communities.
Date: August 17, 2023
Creator: Krahmer, Ana; Scarborough, William & Fisher, Sarah Lynn
Partner: UNT Libraries
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[Wesley Phelps interview with Charles Gills, August 17, 2022]

Description: Audio interview from the Wes Phelps Podcast Interviews Collection recorded on August 17th, 2022 in San Antonio, TX. Phelps interviews Charles Gills on his involvement with the Texas gay rights movement. Gills speaks on his experiences in activism alongside Kenneth Adrian Cyr, founder of Fort Worth's first gay organization AURA and host of the first Texas Gay Conference in June, 1974. He continues on to discuss Ken and his experiences being fired from their jobs due to their sexual identities, h… more
Date: August 17, 2022
Duration: 46 minutes 12 seconds
Creator: Phelps, Wes
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Phylogenetic Occurrence of the Phenylpropanoid Pathway and Lignin Biosynthesis in Plants

Description: This article is a review summarizing recent progress in defining the lignin biosynthetic pathway in lycophytes, monilophytes, gymnosperms, and angiosperms. This review provides new insights into the genetic engineering of the lignin biosynthetic pathway to overcome biomass recalcitrance in bioenergy crops.
Date: August 17, 2021
Creator: Yao, Tao; Feng, Kai; Xie, Meng; Barros, Jaime; Tschaplinski, Timothy J.; Tuskan, Gerald et al.
Partner: UNT College of Science
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Hole-punching for enhancing electrocatalytic activities of 2D graphene electrodes: Less is more

Description: Article develops 2D carbon electrocatalysts based on graphene with and without punched holes and/or N-doping and performs a comprehensive combined experimental and theoretical study on the edge and surface electrocatalytic activities of single-layer 2D graphene sheets.
Date: August 17, 2020
Creator: Xia, Zhenhai; Gao, Yunxiang; Zhang, Lipeng; Li, Chang Ming & Dai, Liming
Partner: University of North Texas

Oral History Interview with Ignaz Gorischek, August 17, 2020

Description: Interview with Ignaz Gorischek, a fashion consultant from the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Gorischek discusses his forty years of work in the department store industry, specifically in luxury retail, opening stores and putting on exhibits with Neiman Marcus, leaving Neiman's to work at a design firm in Dallas, and working with students at the University of North Texas.
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Date: August 17, 2020
Duration: 1 hour 41 minutes 02 seconds
Creator: Becker, Annette & Gorischek, Ignaz
Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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Women's Fight for the Vote: Celebrating 100 Years of the 19th Amendment

Description: Discussion with Elaine Weiss and Hillary Rodham Clinton, moderated by Carla Hayden, about the history of women's suffrage in the United States in the context of the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment.
Date: August 17, 2020
Duration: 41 minutes 20 seconds
Creator: Hayden, Carla Diane, 1952-; Weiss, Elaine F., 1952- & Clinton, Hillary Rodham
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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[Oral history interview with Martha and Doug Puryear, part 2]

Description: Oral history interview with Martha and Doug Puryear, parents of Duane Puryear, an AIDS activist who died from complications of AIDS. Topics covered include: making a NAMES Project Memorial AIDS Quilt square for Duane (a re-creation of the square he made for himself, which was lost on an airplane flight), the grief support group the Puryears attended, Marilyn Hollingsworth and her husband, the composition and style of Duane's art, Duane's career goal to be an art educator, Duane's legacy, and a … more
Date: August 17, 2019
Duration: 24 minutes 32 seconds
Creator: Testa, Nino
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Corporate Expatriation, Inversions, and Mergers: Tax Issues

Description: This report discusses corporate inversions and mergers; these actions change the parent company to one based in another country with a low tax rate to avoid paying U.S. corporate taxes. It discusses past attempts and legislation outlawing varying forms of inversion, the most recent regulations issued by the Treasury Department to decrease inversions, and policy options that would remove the incentive for companies to invert.
Date: August 17, 2017
Creator: Marples, Donald J. & Gravelle, Jane G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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For First Time, FinCEN Imposes Penalty on Foreign-Based Virtual Currency Exchange for Violations of Anti-Money Laundering Laws

Description: This report discusses the first case of enforcement by the U.S. Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) against a foreign-based virtual currency exchange. The action was taken agains BTC-e for violations of anti-money laundering regulations in the U.S. and potential money laundering activities.
Date: August 17, 2017
Creator: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Maritime Territorial and Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) Disputes Involving China: Issues for Congress

Description: This report discusses China's maritime and and exclusive economic zone (EEZ) claims in the East China and South China Seas and their effect on U.S. policy and strategy in the region. Topics covered are the history of the territorial disputes and the interests of China, neighboring countries, and the United States in the disputes, maritime disputes in general, relevant treaties and agreements, China's approach to disputes, the United States's approach and position on the disputes, specific issue… more
Date: August 17, 2017
Creator: O'Rourke, Ronald
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

["No AIDS" button]

Description: Photograph of a button that reads "AIDS" and has a red circle and line overlaying it, which is meant to give the message of "NO AIDS" in support of the NAMES Project cause.
Date: August 17, 2017
Creator: Merrill, Jeffrey
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP): History and Overview

Description: This report is about the history, role, and function of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) that exists to advise the President on matters related to science, engineering, and technology. It includes charts outlining both historical and current funding for the OSTP and past and present OSTP advisers organized by President.
Date: August 17, 2017
Creator: Sargent, John F., Jr. & Shea, Dana A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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U.S. Role in the World: Background and Issues for Congress

Description: This report presents background information and issues for Congress on the overarching U.S. foreign policy issue of the U.S. role in the world. Certain statements and actions from the Trump Administration have led to uncertainty about the Administration's intentions regarding the future U.S. role, and have intensified an ongoing debate among foreign policy specialists, strategists, policymakers, and the public about what that role should be. This report includes (particularly in its appendixes)… more
Date: August 17, 2017
Creator: O'Rourke, Ronald & Moodie, Michael
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Violence Against Members of Congress and Their Staff: Selected Examples and Congressional Responses

Description: This report discusses instances of violence against Members of Congress and their staffs, and provides brief descriptions of a selected list of incidents and previous legislation passed to increase security after attacks. It also includes a list of current legislative proposals in response to the June 14, 2017 attack on Republican Members of Congress at a Congressional baseball game practice in Alexandria, Virginia.
Date: August 17, 2017
Creator: Petersen, R. Eric & Manning, Jennifer E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Who Regulates Whom? An Overview of the U.S. Financial Regulatory Framework

Description: This report attempts to set out the basic frameworks and principles underlying U.S. financial regulation and to give some historical context for the development of that system. The first section briefly discusses the various modes of financial regulation and the next section identifies the major federal regulators and the types of institutions they supervise (see Table 1). It then provides a brief overview of each federal financial regulatory agency. Finally, the report discusses other entities… more
Date: August 17, 2017
Creator: Labonte, Marc
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Airline Passenger Rights: The Federal Role in Aviation Consumer Protection

Description: This report examines aviation consumer protections following the 1978 elimination of most governmental control regarding airline business practices. It explains the roles of Congress and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) in protecting airline consumers, and discusses some major passenger rights issues and related laws and regulations.
Date: August 17, 2016
Creator: Tang, Rachel Y.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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