Volume 17 - 2008
UNT - University of North Texas - Discover the Power of Ideas

Science, Scholarship &
the Arts at the University of North Texas

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On the Cover

Cover Story - How much energy does it take to break apart a molecule?

Can plastic be eco-friendly?

Nandika D'Souza uses natural materials and supercritical carbon dioxide to create bioplastic foams that decompose harmlessly and more quickly than petroleum-based plastics. Nanoplates are designed to reside in the nanocomposite bioplastic side wall, pictured.

(Image courtesy of Nandika DíSouza)



Features

Faculty experts make UNT attractive new home for Texas State Historical Association.

Texas History Research

Faculty experts make UNT attractive new home for Texas State Historical Association.
By Nancy Kolsti


Texas Center for Music and Medicine increases awareness of noise-induced hearing loss.

Lessons from Music

Texas Center for Music and Medicine increases awareness of noise-induced hearing loss.
By Ellen Rossetti


UNT faculty work to address national shortage of math and science teachers.

Teaching Future Educators

UNT faculty work to address national shortage of math and science teachers.
By Mark Wright


Center focuses on better understanding of Latino media and communication.

Spanish Language Media

Center focuses on better understanding of Latino media and communication.
By Mark Wright


Human behavior and environmental models improve decision-making.

Modeling Interactions

Human behavior and environmental models improve decision-making.
By Linda Stewart Ball


Student research begins with Mayan health care, continues with survivors of torture.

Medical Anthropology

Student research begins with Mayan health care, continues with survivors of torture.
By Nancy Kolsti


Departments

President's Note

Exploration of ideas provides the foundation for a bold research agenda.

News Briefs

New leaders set a new course, and awards and grants help develop materials, save endangered languages, protect the environment.

New Faculty

Researchers bring work in accounting, photography, plant pathology and thermal-fluid sciences to UNT.

Student Researchers

Student research covers medical physics, human rights, computational chemistry, music education, ethics.

Faculty Books

UNT authors write about higher education, cost control, police patrol, copyright law.

End Note

Interdisciplinary collaborations advance the greater good.



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