Students and faculty from the UNT Department of Geography had a strong showing at the Southwestern Division of the Association of American Geographers Meeting held in Austin, Texas, on November 10-11, 2011.
Undergraduate students Chloe Thomas and Cody Brule took second place in the student poster competition for their research on "Bike Rack Occupancy at the University of North Texas". The poster was developed as part of the course GEOG 2110 taught by Dr. Lisa Nagaoka. To see the poster, you can visit the third floor of the EESAT building.
Several undergraduate and graduate students and faculty members also presented research in poster and oral format. Below is a list of the student and faculty presentations:
Ostrander, Anthony, and Murray D. Rice, University of North Texas; "Firm Change and Development: An Analysis of Walmart's Retail Expansion Strategies."
Dohanich, Elizabeth, University of North Texas; "Patterns of Manufacturing in the PV Industry."
Hu, Lan, University of North Texas; "Material Cycling: Geographic Destination and Treatment
Strategies of Pennsylvania's Industrial Wastes from 1992 to 2008."
Rodriguez, Jonathan, University of North Texas; "Texas HIV Prevalence in the 25-49 Age Group."
Huddleston, Jody S., University of North Texas; "Geography of HIV/AIDS Late Testers in Texas."
Sobey, Allyssa, University of North Texas; "'Gas'roots Movements in North Texas: An Analysis of Gas Drilling Resistance."
Miyakado, Haruna, University of North Texas; "Relationships between Food Deserts and Areas of High Crime in Dallas, Texas."
Josephson, Sarah E., Brannon Barr, and Steve Wolverton, University of North Texas; "Annual Effects of Precipitation on White-Tailed Deer Fawn Body Size at Fort
Nagaoka, Lisa and Matthew Fry, University of North Texas; "Undergraduate Choice of Majors: Why not Geography?"
McGregor, Kent M., University of North Texas; "Causes and Dynamics of Heat Wave and Drought during the Summer of 2011 in Texas and Oklahoma."
Tiwari, Chetan, and Hannah Gautsche, University of North Texas; "Relationship between Socio-economic Disparities and Clustering of Gas Wells around Public Schools in Denton County, Texas."
Fry, Matthew, University of North Texas; "Drought and Drilling Anxieties."
Lyons, Donald, University of North Texas; "Material Cycling and Industrial Waste: A Case Study of Non-Hazardous, Industrial Waste in Pennsylvania, 1992-2008."
Ponette-González, Alexandra G., University of North Texas; and Kenneth R. Young, The University of Texas at Austin; "Seedling Regeneration above a Tropical Treeline in
Wolverton, Steve, and James H. Kennedy, University of North Texas; and Charles R.
Randklev, Texas A & M University; "Applied Paleozoology, Biogeography, and Conservation Biology."