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[Adjunct Professor Annette Nevins]

Photograph of Annette (Bernhard) Nevins, Editor, reporter, writer and communications specialist at University of North Texas. Nevins is an Adjunct Professor at the Mayborn School of Journalism, she's teaching a media writing class when she was photographed.
Date: February 23, 2017
Creator: Clark, Junebug
Object Type: Photograph
System: The UNT Digital Library

Ensemble: 2017-10-23 – UNT Symphony Orchestra [Stage Perspective]

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Orchestra concert performed at the UNT College of Music Winspear Hall. This video is shot from the orchestra's perspective, showing the conductor.
Date: October 23, 2017
Creator: University of North Texas. Symphony Orchestra.
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library
Spectrum Policy: Provisions in the 2012 Spectrum Act (open access)

Spectrum Policy: Provisions in the 2012 Spectrum Act

This report discusses the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012. The act established a process for television broadcasters to release spectrum licensed to them for auction as commercial licenses. The act also included provisions to apply future spectrum license auction revenues toward deficit reduction; to establish a planning and governance structure to deploy public safety broadband networks, using some auction proceeds for that purpose; and to assign additional spectrum resources for public safety communications.
Date: December 23, 2013
Creator: Moore, Linda K.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Brief History of NIH Funding: Fact Sheet (open access)

Brief History of NIH Funding: Fact Sheet

This report provides a brief history of National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding and figures on NIH appropriations for FY1994-FY2014.
Date: December 23, 2013
Creator: Johnson, Judith A.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Medical Device Excise Tax: Economic Analysis (open access)

The Medical Device Excise Tax: Economic Analysis

This report reviews the issues surrounding the medical devices tax within the framework of basic principles surrounding the choice of commodities to tax under excise taxes. The next section describes the tax and its legislative origins. After that, the report analyzes the arguments for retaining and repealing the tax.
Date: December 23, 2013
Creator: Gravelle, Jane G. & Lowry, Sean
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Afghanistan: Post-Taliban Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy (open access)

Afghanistan: Post-Taliban Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy

This report discusses the current political state of Afghanistan, focusing particularly on the influence of the Taliban and other militant groups and on the leadership of Afghan President Hamid Karzai. This report also discusses the U.S.-Afghanistan relationship, in both the short and long term, and U.S. efforts under the Obama Administration to provide military, reconstructive, and stabilization aid.
Date: October 23, 2013
Creator: Katzman, Kenneth
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
United States Fire Administration: An Overview (open access)

United States Fire Administration: An Overview

This report describes and analyzes the United States Fire Administration's (USFA's) FY2013 budget proposal, as well as related information and legislation.
Date: January 23, 2014
Creator: Kruger, Lennard G.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Asian Carp and the Great Lakes Region (open access)

Asian Carp and the Great Lakes Region

This report provides an overview of four species of non-indigenous Asian carp that are expanding their range in U.S. waterways, resulting in a variety of concerns and problems. This report details the environmental and economic threats from this invasion, as well as ways to combat the spread of Asian carp in U.S. water.
Date: January 23, 2014
Creator: Stern, Charles V.; Upton, Harold F. & Brougher, Cynthia
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response: The SAFER Grant Program (open access)

Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response: The SAFER Grant Program

This report discusses the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Act, which was enacted by the 108th Congress as Section 1057 of the FY2004 National Defense Authorization Act (P.L. 108-136). It includes background of the SAFER Act, appropriations from FY2011-FY2013, reauthorization of the program in the House and Senate, and information about program implementation.
Date: January 23, 2014
Creator: Kruger, Lennard G.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Controversies over Redefining "Fill Material" Under the Clean Water Act (open access)

Controversies over Redefining "Fill Material" Under the Clean Water Act

This report discusses the 2002 rule (the Clean Water Act), focusing on how it changes which material and types of activities are regulated under Section 404 and the significance of these issues, especially for the mining industry.
Date: January 23, 2014
Creator: Copeland, Claudia
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library

Doctoral Recital: 2013-03-23 – Lisa Bost-Sandberg, flute and alto flute

Recital presented at the UNT College of Music Voertman Hall in partial fulfillment of the Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) degree.
Date: March 23, 2013
Creator: Bost-Sandberg, Lisa
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library
China's Economic Rise: History, Trends, Challenges, and Implications for the United States (open access)

China's Economic Rise: History, Trends, Challenges, and Implications for the United States

Report that provides background on China's economic rise; describes its current economic structure; identifies the challenges China faces to maintain economic growth; and discusses the challenges, opportunities, and implications of China's economic rise for the United States.
Date: July 23, 2013
Creator: Morrison, Wayne M.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
International Illegal Trade in Wildlife: Threats and U.S. Policy (open access)

International Illegal Trade in Wildlife: Threats and U.S. Policy

Report that focuses on the international trade in terrestrial fauna, largely excluding trade in illegal plants, including timber, and fish.
Date: July 23, 2013
Creator: Wyler, L. S. & Sheikh, Pervaze A.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Federal Funding Gaps: A Brief Overview (open access)

Federal Funding Gaps: A Brief Overview

This report provides background information on funding gaps since FY 1977, and it discusses the general practice of the federal government when a funding gap occurs.
Date: September 23, 2013
Creator: Tollestrup, Jessica
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Energy and Water Development: Fiscal Year 2013 Appropriations (open access)

Energy and Water Development: Fiscal Year 2013 Appropriations

Report that discusses the FY2012 budget for energy and water development as approved by Congress, including how the funding will be used.
Date: October 23, 2012
Creator: Behrens, Carl E.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
America COMPETES Acts: FY2008-FY2013 Funding Tables (open access)

America COMPETES Acts: FY2008-FY2013 Funding Tables

This report has been updated to reflect FY2013 funding levels contained in P.L. 113-6 (Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013) and the explanatory statement published in the March 11, 2013. This report also provides selected FY2013 current or operational plan funding levels, which have been adjusted to account for the effects of sequestration and other currently known legal determinations made by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) that may affect the final appropriations levels.
Date: September 23, 2013
Creator: Gonzalez, Heather B.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
House Apportionment 2012: States Gaining, Losing, and on the Margin (open access)

House Apportionment 2012: States Gaining, Losing, and on the Margin

This report examines the distribution of seats based on the most recent estimates of the population of the states (as of July 1, 2012). It explores the question of, what, if any, would be the impact on the distribution of seats in the U.S. House of Representatives if the apportionment were conducted today, using the most recent official U.S. Census population figures available.
Date: August 23, 2013
Creator: Crocker, Royce
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Promoting Global Internet Freedom: Policy and Technology (open access)

Promoting Global Internet Freedom: Policy and Technology

Report that provides information about federal and private sector efforts to promote and support global Internet freedom, a description of Internet freedom legislation from the 112th Congress, and suggestions for further reading on this topic. Two appendixes describe censorship and circumvention technologies.
Date: October 23, 2012
Creator: Moloney Figliola, Patricia
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
U.S.-Taiwan Relationship: Overview of Policy Issues (open access)

U.S.-Taiwan Relationship: Overview of Policy Issues

Report that is an overview of the U.S.-Taiwan relationship and includes an analysis of issues.
Date: July 23, 2013
Creator: Kan, Shirley A. & Morrison, Wayne M.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Funding and Financing Highways and Public Transportation (open access)

Funding and Financing Highways and Public Transportation

This report begins with a discussion of the problems associated with the trust fund financing system (which supports both federal highway and public transportation programs) and then explores possible options for financing surface transportation infrastructure.
Date: September 23, 2013
Creator: Kirk, Robert S. & Mallett, William J.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
U.S.-Kenya Relations: Current Political and Security Issues (open access)

U.S.-Kenya Relations: Current Political and Security Issues

This report provides background information regarding on political and security situation in Kenya. The report discusses U.S.-Kenya relations, as U.S. government views Kenya as a strategic partner and anchor state in East Africa, and as critical to counterterrorism efforts in the region.
Date: September 23, 2013
Creator: Blanchard, Lauren Ploch
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Issues in Homeland Security Policy for the 113th Congress (open access)

Issues in Homeland Security Policy for the 113th Congress

This report outlines an array of homeland security issues that may come before the 113th Congress. After a brief discussion of the overall homeland security budget, the report divides the specific issues into five broad categories: counterterrorism and security management, border security and trade, immigration, disaster preparedness, response, and recovery, and departmental management.
Date: September 23, 2013
Creator: Painter, William L.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
U.S. Household Savings for Retirement in 2010 (open access)

U.S. Household Savings for Retirement in 2010

Report that provides data on a variety of household wealth measures in 2010 from the Federal Reserve's triennial Survey of Consumer Finances. The report classifies the amount of assets and debt by the age of the head of the household for both single and married households.
Date: July 23, 2013
Creator: Topoleski, John J.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Proposed Reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) in the 113th Congress: S. 1009 Compared with S. 696 and Current Law (open access)

Proposed Reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) in the 113th Congress: S. 1009 Compared with S. 696 and Current Law

This report compares key provisions of S. 696 and S. 1009 with provisions of TSCA Title I (15 U.S.C. 2601 et seq.) that would be affected if either bill became law. These provisions are summarized in Tables 1 through 6 of this report.
Date: October 23, 2013
Creator: Yen, Jerry H.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library