2007 Issue

Preface

Preface to The Eagle Feather 2007

Editor-in-Chief: Gloria C. Cox, Honors College & Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences

Editor: Susan Brown Eve, Honors College & Department of Applied Gerontology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Scholars Day Keynote Address 2007

Understanding the Development of the Respiratory and Cardiovascular Systems Using Avian Models

Edward M. Dzialowski, Department of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences

Undergraduate Scholar Articles

Science and Technology

Radio Frequency Identification: The Current and Future Solutions for Privacy and Security

Vivek Jain, Department of Electronics Engineering Technology, College of Engineering & Honors College

Faculty Mentor:
Susan Brown Eve, Department of Applied Gerontology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service & Honors College

Future Consumers Weigh in on Hybrid Vehicles: A Look at College Students' Opinions and Knowledge

Nicole LeAnn Obregon, Department of Geography, College of Arts and Sciences & Honors College

Faculty Mentor:
Paul Hudak, Department of Geography, College of Arts and Sciences

Environmental Inequality in Tarrant County: An Analysis of Public and Private Sector Waste

Remington Pohlmeyer, Department of Sociology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service & Honors College

Faculty Mentors:
Daniel G. Rodeheaver, Department of Sociology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service
Nicole Dash, Department of Sociology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Language as a Barrier to Access to Healthcare among Vietnamese Immigrants

Afshan Kamrudin, Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences, Honors College & Robert B. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Program

Faculty Mentor:
Susan Brown Eve, Department of Applied Gerontology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service & Honors College

Can You Hear Me Now: A Meta-Analytical Perspective of the Benefits of Frequency-Modulated (FM) Systems for People with Cochlear Implants

Mary Pat Kleineck, Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences & Honors College

Faculty Mentor:
Erin Schafer, Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences

Assistive Technology Use by Students with Disabilities at UNT

Monique Chabot, Department of Rehabilitation, Social Work, and Addictions; College of Public Affairs and Community Service; & Honors College

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Paul Leung, Department of Rehabilitation, Social Work, and Addictions; College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Grandparents Raising Children with Disabilities

Landeia Phillips, Department of Communication Studies, College of Arts and Sciences & Honors College

Faculty Mentor:
Joyce Rademacher, Department of Education and Technology, College of Education, Texas Woman’s University

Get Up and Move: Independence and Maneuverability Related to Regular Exercise Among Non-institutionalized Elderly Adults

Heather Soltau, Department of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences & Honors College

Faculty Mentor:
James Swan, Department of Applied Gerontology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Science and Creativity: How Illness, Medicine, Pseudosciences, and Sciences Have Influenced Selected Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne and Herman Melville

Brooke Blake-Taylor, Department of Biological Sciences and Department of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences & Honors College

Faculty Mentor:
David Kesterson, Department of English, College of Arts and Sciences

Hail Mary: The Effect of the 1972 “Linebacker” Bombings on the Paris Peace Accords

Enrique Sebastian Arduengo, Department of History, College of Arts and Sciences & Honors College

Faculty Mentor:
Peter Lane, Department of History, College of Arts and Sciences

The Humanities

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

Stacey Kniatt, Department of History, College of Arts and Sciences, & Honors College

Faculty Mentor:
Ken Rhon Johnson, Department of History, College of Arts and Sciences

‘Remember Me’: Examining Parallel Language and Structure in William Shakespeare’s Hamlet and David Mamet’s Glengarry Glen Ross through Cultural Linguistics

David Hanna, Department of Dance and Theatre, College of Arts and Sciences & Honors College

Faculty Mentors:
Paul Menzer, Department of English, College of Arts and Sciences
Timothy Wilson, Department of Dance and Theatre, College of Arts and Sciences

Religion and Social Behavior

On Your Knees or at the Bar: A Study on Religiosity and Alcohol Use among College Students

Rebekah Chase, Department of International Studies, College of Arts and Sciences & Honors College

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Kevin Yoder, Department of Sociology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service

The Dynamics of Interfaith Relationships

Kimberly Banks, Department of Sociology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service & Honors College

Faculty Mentor:
George Yancey, Department of Sociology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Special Section: Undergraduate Scholar Articles in Anthropology

Undergraduate Student Research in Anthropology

Guest Editor: 
Mariela Nuñez-Janes, Department of Anthropology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service

A Study in Germxican American Education and the New Mestiza Consciousness

Ryan Gilbert, Department of Anthropology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Faculty Mentor:
Mariela Nuñez-Janes, Department of Anthropology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Whiteness: A Review of Literature

Elizabeth Schuelke, Department of International Studies, College of Arts and Science & Honors College

Faculty Mentor:
Mariela Nuñez-Janes, Department of Anthropology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Proceedings of the Department of Anthropology’s National Science Foundation Summer Research Methods Program at the University of North Texas

Preface to the Proceedings of the Department of Anthropology’s National Science Foundation (NSF) Summer Research Methods Program in Anthropology at the University of North Texas

Guest Editors:
L. Danyel Rios and Shimaa Y. Dessouky, Department of Anthropology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Women’s Issues

Pioneers for the Future: Reform Women in Dallas

Renée Blackburn, Oakland University

Faculty Mentor:
Doug Henry, Department of Anthropology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service, University of North Texas

Professor Mom: Surviving the World of Academia and Motherhood

Stephanie Lewis, Fisk University

Faculty Mentor:
Christina Wasson, Department of Anthropology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service, University of North Texas

Survival Strategies of Mexicanas

Jannell Robles, San Jacinto College

Faculty Mentor:
Mariela Nuñez-Janes, Department of Anthropology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service, University of North Texas

Issues of Ethnicity

The Impact of the Appropriation and Commodification of “Art” on the Cultural Identification of American Indians in the States of Texas and New York

Jaclyn Kuizon, SUNY Purchase College

Faculty Mentor:
Ann Jordan, Department of Anthropology and Dean’s Office, College of Public Affairs and Community Service, University of North Texas

Medical Anthropology

Facilitators and Inhibitors to Self-Maintenance for Type II Diabetics

Rian Davis, University of North Texas

Faculty Mentor:
Beverly Davenport, Department of Anthropology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service, University of North Texas

Folk Concepts and Cultural Constructs of the Flu among College Students

Joy Garcia, Weber State University

Faculty Mentor:
Lisa Henry, Department of Anthropology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service, University of North Texas

Sustainability

Perceptions of Sustainability Among Undergraduates at the University of North Texas: Environmental, Economic, Cultural Sustainability

Ange Atkinson, Trinity University, San Antonio

Faculty Mentor:
Lisa Henry, Department of Anthropology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service, University of North Texas