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Unintended Consequences and Results

Description: Keynote address for the 2011 University Scholars Day delivered by Dr. V. Lane Rawlins, President of the University of North Texas. This keynote speaker discusses the importance of research to individuals and society and the connections that link scientific discovery, technological change, and economic growth.
Date: April 14, 2011
Creator: Rawlins, V. Lane
Partner: UNT Honors College

Choosing Success

Description: Keynote address for the 2009 University Scholars Day delivered by Dr. Wendy Wilkins. This keynote speaker discusses her academic career path, tracing the twists and turns from her first serious aspirations to be a ballet dancer to her current position as the chief academic officer at the University of North Texas.
Date: April 2, 2009
Creator: Wilkins, Wendy K.
Partner: UNT Honors College

Sleep in College Students

Description: In this University Scholars Day keynote address, Dr. Daniel J. Taylor presented the preliminary results from two of his recently completed studies in the Sleep Lab in the Department of Psychology at the University of North Texas.
Date: April 3, 2008
Creator: Taylor, Daniel J.
Partner: UNT Honors College

Math Anxiety in Fundamentals of Algebra Students

Description: This paper describes the current state of research and understanding of math anxiety, expounds upon this information with independent research conducted at UNT, evaluates this research, and suggests a plan for improved results in mathematics education.
Date: April 3, 2008
Creator: Draznin, Sara & Brand, Neal E.
Partner: UNT Honors College

Modeling and Optimization of Deflection Slits for Fast-Pulsing of a Low Energy Ion Beam

Description: This paper discusses research on modeling and optimization of deflection slits for fast-pulsing of a low energy ion beam. The authors also investigate simulated slit configurations that reduce the length of the fields along the beam axis, thus optimizing the pulsing mechanism.
Date: March 30, 2006
Creator: Bosca, Ryan & Weathers, Duncan L.
Partner: UNT Honors College

Mental Illness in Literature: Case Studies of Sylvia Plath and Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Description: This study examines mental illness in literature, with a focus on Charlotte Perkins Gilman's 'The Yellow Wallpaper' and Sylvia Plath's 'The Bell Jar', the primary texts of the research, and develops similarities and personal connections between the authors and their mentally unstable main characters.
Date: April 15, 2010
Creator: Dyer, Darby & Flowers, Theresa
Partner: UNT Honors College

HIV/AIDS Morbidity in Youths and Teens, Ages 13-24, in Texas Counties

Description: This paper discusses research on HIV/AIDS morbidity in youth and teens, age 13-24, in Texas counties. Using case data provided by the Texas State Department of Health Services, this paper seeks to understand the spatial distribution of HIV/AIDS morbidity among youths and teens and the variables that are significantly related to the disease.
Date: April 14, 2011
Creator: Hatton, Meagan & Oppong, Joseph R.
Partner: UNT Honors College

Machiavelli's 'The Prince' as a Satire: An Exploratory Look at Machiavelli's Works to Determine His True Political Inclinations

Description: This paper discusses a research study on Machiavelli's 'The Prince' as a satire. The author argues that 'The Prince' challenges all of Machiavelli's other works and what we know of his life, and that this inconsistency and the knowledge of Machiavelli's opinions give evidence that perhaps 'The Prince' is a satire.
Date: March 29, 2007
Creator: Kniatt, Stacey & Johnson, Ken
Partner: UNT Honors College