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26 Prevention, recognizing, and treating childhood obesity: A risk factor for developing Type 2 diabetes mellitusBACKGROUND - This integrated service project report summarizes my involvement in the Utah Pediatric Partnership to Improve Healthcare Quality (UPIQ) learning collaborative and Central City Community Health Center. The project focus is to recognize, prevent, and treat childhood obesity. The project i...2009-04
27 The many faces of mathematicsChoosing a career is one of the most important decisions in a person's life. Yet, many students graduate from high school and from college and have no idea what they are going to do with their education. Those who do may have a very limited view of the opportunities that are available for them to ex...
28 Kindergarten to second grade biology curriculum of Title 1 elementary schoolsI have served as a tutor at a Title 1 elementary for four years, and my experiences served as my motivation for my integrated service project. My integrated service project centered on the deficiency of science, particularly biology, in Title 1 elementary schools. Because Title 1 schools receive fun...2012-04-01
29 Gearing up for a career in science: Giving students the tools for success in a scientific careerThis paper explores a project designed to address the issues of young students (particularly high school age students) getting involved in a career in science. The issues the project was designed to address are lack of easy and accessible knowledge to career steps (particularly concerning University...2011-04-01
30 Fabulous 5's ISP Final PaperThis paper describes the Integrated Service Project completed at the Sorenson Center. One purpose of the project was to create the curriculum for the Fabulous 5's group in the Summer Program at the Sorenson. This program provided students with an opportunity to have enriched learning experiences. A ...2013
31 Bullying stops hereBullying Stops Here is a curriculum that has been created for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah organization to educate and train adults to handle bullying situations with their little brothers and sisters in the program. The research began with a survey that was given to over 200 members of the ...
32 Aiding scientific learning in grades K-12 by utilizing teaching tools consistent with research-based learning stylesThis Integrative Service Project addressed the community need for alternative instruction methods to reach non-traditional learners in the subject of chemistry. The project consisted of constructing the University of Utah Chemistry Department's Community Outreach website to provide organization to t...2012
33 Fitness hour with seniorsThe goal of this Fitness Hour with Seniors Integrated Service Project was to connect University of Utah students with the local senior population. This served many purposes, one being to act as a stepping-stone towards breaking the barriers that these students have towards the elderly population and...2012
34 Humanities house integrated service projectThis program thrives to integrate the humanities-centered campus community and mentor/alumni service-centered community through outreach and civic engagement. The program is structured around the Humanities House in Officer's Circle of Housing and Residential Education in partnership with the Colleg...2009
35 Special Olympics NotebookThis paper discusses the culmination of a Special Olympics procedure and instruction notebook, an Integrative Service Project completed as part of the Service-Learning Scholars' Program. The notebook allows for sustainability of the University of Utah Special Olympics Team by providing a resource fo...2012
36 Fitness hour with seniorsBACKGROUND: The senior population is often forgotten in today's society. This results in the creation of stereotypes and ultimately discrimination against senior citizens defined as ageism. As a result of ageism, seniors tend to be isolated from the rest of society and may only have a few interactio...2011
37 Breaking down the barriers between minority youth and higher educatinGuadalupe to the U Day is designed to increase awareness of higher education and attainment for minority youth currently enrolled at Guadalupe Schools in Salt Lake City, UT. This project is a one-day field trip to the' University of Utah organized by students working with The Lowell Bennion Communit...2011-04
38 The U BookThe U Book serves to address the ongoing issue with low campus involvement attributed to the University of Utah's reputation of being a commuter campus. Although over 29,000 students attend the University, an overwhelming majority of students do not join student groups, attend school sponsored event...2009-03
39 Quality improvement: Personal responsibility and education programThe Teen Mother and Child Program's Personal Responsibility and Education Program, a comprehensive sexuality education program, was in need of several improvements including: HPV education, goal-setting education, revision of pre and post-tests, and increasing the number of participants. Research wa...2013-03-11
40 Reusable sanitary padsThe struggles and needs of the teenage girls attending Kwa Watoto School in Nairobi, Kenya was determined by the needs assessment completed in December 2011. Most teenage girls miss out on education and are isolated from activities while they are on their period. The reason why they miss school is b...2013-04-01
41 Slow food's in schoolThis program was designed to teach and engage elementary students, as well as parents, in a better understanding of nutrition, cooking, and physical fitness by teaching and involving the student's in proper cooking skills, awareness of nutrition, and how we can better ourselves by what we eat and do...2013-04-01
42 Economics and volunteeringOften when the term economics is discussed, the common definition that is presented is the Neo-Classical version. Neo-Classical economics is "an approach to economics that relates supply and demand to an individual's rationality and his or her ability to maximize utility or profit (Neoclassical Econ...2011-04
43 Operation Health BabyAs an individual going into a career in the healthcare system, I have put a great deal of thought into the population that I would like to serve. I chose my center of focus to be on women and children. The purpose of my Integrative Service Learning Project was to educate women in the community about...2013-04-13
44 Discovering the self within: One piece at a timeGrowing up in the community of Rose Park as a child, the one thing that I always wished for was to learn different ways to positively express myself. I picked up on some from mentors that I had, but was never sat down and taught specific ways to positively express what was going on in my life. Knowi...2011-03-14
45 Community garden passive solar systemAs a culmination of activity in the Service Learning Scholars Program, the Integrated Service Project described herein blended my academic coursework at the University of Utah with service dedicated toward meeting a community need. Working with Wasatch Community Gardens, a local non-profit organizat...2011-04
46 Creating a "Peer-to-Peer" data bank for the University of Utah's honors collegeWhile attending the University of Utah, I had the tremendous fortune of being heavily involved with the Honors College. This included involvement in 13 different activities within the college, enrollment of 15 honors classes (of which only 7 where required), and completion of an Honors Thesis. With ...2011-03
47 French curriculum for teaching middle school studentsThis paper will explore the journey that was taken to create a French Teaching Curriculum which was to be used specifically in a middle school class. The age range is one crucial aspect to this project, as it is different than that of only junior high school students or older. Researching the specif...2011-04
48 Dental resources in the Salt Lake AreaBACKGROUND: There are populations in our communities that have limited access on dental care. The populations most likely to find themselves in the position of not being able to find access and connections to dental services are those of low socio-economic status. In the west part of Salt Lake City ...
49 Decreasing absenteeism in Elementary schoolsChronic absenteeism is an issue that greatly affects Utah schools (AttendanceWorks, 2010; Research Brief: Chronic Absenteeism, 2012). Students being in school each day is becoming increasingly important in education. There is a growing relationship between attendance and academic performance (Balfan...2014-04-01
50 "A guide to vision care"For underserved populations, breaking down barriers in order to seek quality healthcare may be a difficult task. Studies have concluded that minorities and multiethnic populations are among the highest risk of populations in the United States. Among the populations most at risk include Latinos, Afri...2013-03-26
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