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26 Health and lifestyles: The power of choiceRates of obesity, diabetes and other associate healthy problems are increasing throughout the United States as a result of the eating habits and physical activity levels of the majority of people. At the same time there has also been an increase in eating disorders and a decrease in physical activit...2012-03-29
27 Health economics: Improving the efficiency of the Hope ClinicThis paper is a detailed and comprehensive summary of my Integrative Service Project as a Service-Learning Scholar at the University of Utah. I utilized my education in health economics to address a community need at the Hope Clinic in Midvale, Utah. I investigated the use of electronic health recor...2013-04
28 New media and nonprofitsThere are new trends in media every single day. The ability to stay on top of these methods can aid in the success of many organizations. Often times, nonprofit organizations have minimal budgets and usually the first aspect to be cut is funding for public relations. However, the success of a nonpro...2013-04-08
29 Discovering the self within, self expression workshopsThe media plagues society and its citizens with negative stereotypes and views of individuals especially of lower-income, minority groups. The media plays a major role in creating and reinforcing images that are generalized to a broader group that affects the public's perception of crime and negativ...2011
30 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
31 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
32 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 ...
33 Utah 4-H TRY recharge fun, food and fitness programThrough the design of an Integrative Service Project in collaboration with Utah 4-H, I was able to design, implement, and evaluate a fitness and nutrition program for Utah 4-H entitled, Recharge Fun, Food and Fitness. The project is a part of Utah State University's Extension; 4-H Teens Reaching You...2011-04
34 The "Anti-hunger voter" advertising campaign with the Crossroads Urban CenterThe Crossroads Urban Center is an emergency food pantry and community center dedicated to fighting the root causes of poverty and supporting members of the community with basic survival needs. One of the groups within Crossroads is the Anti-hunger Action Committee, which is focused on increasing foo...2013-04-01
35 Oral health: The essential preventionIllnesses related to oral health are by far the most preventable illness in the United States, yet it is the leading cause of poor health in young children. Tooth decay is quietly affecting 3 out of every 5 children across the US, and those from low-income families or families who speak English as a...2011-04
36 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 ...
37 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
38 Sexual assault and dating violence curriculumThe unusually high number of sexual assault and dating violence cases in Utah is appalling and so is the fact that we have such a passionate population on ensuring that our youth remain protected, yet remain steadfast in ensuring we do not discuss sex in a school setting. The majority of victims kne...2012-03-30
39 Preschool for the Road HomeIntroduction and Background: This Integrative Service Project (ISP) was the creation of more curriculum for The Road Home preschool, a donation drive was implemented to increase their funds and supplies, and a volunteer relationship was established in order to provide the needed assistance. Literatu...2014-03-27
40 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...
41 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
42 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
43 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
44 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
45 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
46 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
47 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
48 Community engagement co-requisiteIn the summer of 2008, we began discussing pathways to further engage students in the community through their academic disciplines. Our central aim was to provide more opportunities for students to apply what they are learning in the classroom to promote the public good. Experiential learning, espec...2009-04
49 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
50 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
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