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Take Pride In America In Southern Nevada: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Covering October 6, 2009 – January 5, 2010, Margaret N. Rees 2010 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Take Pride In America In Southern Nevada: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Covering October 6, 2009 – January 5, 2010, Margaret N. Rees

Anti-littering Programs

• The team completed their strategic plan and submitted it to the SNAP board for review.

• Work continued on the development of an adopt-a-block/parcel program to address the litter and desert dumping problems that exist in the urban-public land interfaces throughout Clark County.

• The team representative on the City of Las Vegas Keep America Beautiful task force is serving as the group’s chairperson.

• The Howard Hughes Corporation desert clean-up collaboration was a success.

• The working model of the GPS unit to be used by volunteers for the GIS database project was field tested.

• Phase III media campaign continued.

• A ...


Exploring Civic Engagement In Higher Education: An International Context, Glenn A. Bowen PhD 2010 Barry University

Exploring Civic Engagement In Higher Education: An International Context, Glenn A. Bowen Phd

Glenn A Bowen PhD

Civic engagement has become an institutional priority in higher education internationally. Many institutions of higher education have created partnerships with local and regional communities to advance their engagement agendas. This article explores the international landscape of civic engagement in higher education and identifies its various manifestations. The article also describes approaches to engagement, including experiential education, and highlights the pedagogy of service learning. Further, the article delineates 13 indicators of engagement, encompassing roles for the institution’s administrators, faculty, and students as well as community members. A research agenda aimed at evaluating the effectiveness of engagement efforts in the academy ...


Turning To Community In Times Of Crisis: Globally Derived Insights On Local Community Formation, Glen Kuecker, Martin Mulligan, Yaso Nadarajah 2010 DePauw University

Turning To Community In Times Of Crisis: Globally Derived Insights On Local Community Formation, Glen Kuecker, Martin Mulligan, Yaso Nadarajah

History Faculty publications

No abstract provided.


Western Kentucky University Annual Report 2010: Bridging The Gap, SIFE, WKU 2010 Western Kentucky University

Western Kentucky University Annual Report 2010: Bridging The Gap, Sife, Wku

SIFE (Students In Free Enterprise)

No abstract provided.


Convocation Address: "A Time To Be Bold: Opportunities And Challenges In 2011", UNO Office of the Chancellor 2010 University of Nebraska at Omaha

Convocation Address: "A Time To Be Bold: Opportunities And Challenges In 2011", Uno Office Of The Chancellor

Chancellor’s Speeches

Good morning and welcome to the 2010 convocation. Thank you for attending and as always, it is a privilege to work with the students, faculty, and staff of this incredible institution. I trust you share my pride in being a Maverick.

Today, I want to spend our time together considering three general areas: Metropolitan Fit, Budget and Accomplishments. I hope at the end, that no matter what challenges we may face as a campus, you believe, as I do, that the future remains bright for UNO and for the students we serve.


Aboriginal Practitioners Speak Out: Contextualising Child Protection Interventions, Dawn Bessarab, Frances Crawford 2010 Centre for International Health

Aboriginal Practitioners Speak Out: Contextualising Child Protection Interventions, Dawn Bessarab, Frances Crawford

Aboriginal Policy Research Consortium International (APRCi)

One month before the June 2007 Federal Government Emergency Intervention in the Northern Territory some 55 West Australian Aboriginal child protection workers attended a 3-day summit in Fremantle. Their purpose as front-line practitioners from across the State was to identify how more nurturing and healing communities could be developed and supported in a climate of despair. This paper reports on how the summit was designed and on some of the ideas and concerns that emerged within this dialogical space of cooperative inquiry. The project was a partnership between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal representatives of university, government, and community-service bodies. Aboriginal practitioners ...


Bloomsbury Cyber Junction (Bcj), Nechells, 2010 SelectedWorks

Bloomsbury Cyber Junction (Bcj), Nechells

Hugh Thompson

No abstract provided.


Incorporation Or Symbiosis: Haitians And African Americans In Mattapan, Alix Cantave 2010 University of Massachusetts Boston

Incorporation Or Symbiosis: Haitians And African Americans In Mattapan, Alix Cantave

Trotter Review

As Haitians continue to move to the United States in large numbers seeking economic opportunities and refuge from political repression and environmental degradation, their relationship with African Americans has also become more obvious. Haitians are settling in larger numbers in predominantly African American neighborhoods, and their U.S.-born children identify with African Americans and face many of the same issues as black youth in urban America. As Zéphir observed, Haitians remain an isolated group. This group centripetality greatly influences the relationship between Haitians and African Americans as well as how African Americans perceive Haitians as a group. This article ...


In Search Of Something More: My Path Towards International Service-Learning In Engineering Education, Margaret Pinnell 2010 University of Dayton

In Search Of Something More: My Path Towards International Service-Learning In Engineering Education, Margaret Pinnell

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Faculty Publications

My personal and professional travels led me toward global education, in particular the University of Dayton (UD) program Engineers in Technical Humanitarian Opportunities for Service-Learning (ETHOS). I do not believe I ever intended to become part of an international engineering education program. In fact, I think the international piece was just a bonus. What really drew me to the ETHOS program was what initially draws our students to the program - a desire to "help" people. In order for the reader to understand how I ended up being involved in global education through the ETHOS program, I must first explain where ...


Citizenship In The Humanities And Social Sciences: A Selective Bibliography, 2000-2009, Wayne State University School of Library and Information Science, Winter 2010 LIS 7160, James E. Van Loon, H.G.B. Anghelescu 2010 Wayne State University

Citizenship In The Humanities And Social Sciences: A Selective Bibliography, 2000-2009, Wayne State University School Of Library And Information Science, Winter 2010 Lis 7160, James E. Van Loon, H.G.B. Anghelescu

School of Information Sciences Faculty Research Publications

Citizenship in the Humanities and Social Sciences is a selective bibliography consisting of citations to works published during the years 2000-2009 on citizenship-related topics in the humanities and social sciences. Primarily consisting of books/chapters and scholarly journal articles, the bibliography also includes other materials (case studies, reports, dissertations, and working papers) for which scholarship, authority and relevance have been established. Most cited works are published in the English language, although articles published in other languages using a Latin alphabet are also included. Citations were retrieved during January-March 2010 from a variety of aggregated databases accessed through the Wayne State ...


Working Across Difference To Build Urban Community, Democracy, And Immigrant Integration, Timothy Sieber, Maria Centeio 2010 University of Massachusetts

Working Across Difference To Build Urban Community, Democracy, And Immigrant Integration, Timothy Sieber, Maria Centeio

Trotter Review

What factors make it possible for new immigrants to integrate well into established communities of long-term citizen residents, and to establish effective collaborations that unify the community around struggles for neighborhood defense and improvement? In the 25-year history of Boston’s Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative, the place-based nature of the organizing initiative and its commitment to the democratic participation of all residents in neighborhood planning were key to institutionalization of multiethnic, multiracial collaboration that knit immigrants to old-timers in struggles to improve quality of life for all. DSNI’s successful organizing of an inclusive, unified city neighborhood offers a compelling ...


From Displacement To Internment: A Report Of Human Rights Violations Experienced By L.A.'S South Asian Immigrant Population, Susan Alva 2010 Occidental College

From Displacement To Internment: A Report Of Human Rights Violations Experienced By L.A.'S South Asian Immigrant Population, Susan Alva

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Goonj: Turning City Waste Into Useful Materials, Lien Centre for Social Innovation 2010 Singapore Management University

Goonj: Turning City Waste Into Useful Materials, Lien Centre For Social Innovation

Social Space

GOONJ hopes to advance an ownership model in which the masses are involved in development work, so that the villagers become more resourceful and practical solutions can pave the way for education.


Spirit Of Engagement 2010, ALIVE Center, Western Kentucky University 2010 ALIVE Center, Western Kentucky University

Spirit Of Engagement 2010, Alive Center, Western Kentucky University

ALIVE Center Publications

No abstract provided.


Mira - Intermediary For Micro-Philanthropy, Lien Centre for Social Innovation 2010 Singapore Management University

Mira - Intermediary For Micro-Philanthropy, Lien Centre For Social Innovation

Social Space

Lack of access, or financial means, continue to be the most significant reason for why up to 18 million children in Southeast Asia are not enrolled in schools. Mira’s goal is to make education universally accessible by creating a personalised scholarship fund online that is self-managed and data-driven, enabling a collaborative sponsorship model that links funders to a particular student, with real-time updates from both parties.


Newman, Oscar: Defensible Space Theory, Patrick G. Donnelly 2010 University of Dayton

Newman, Oscar: Defensible Space Theory, Patrick G. Donnelly

Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work Faculty Publications

The concept of “defensible space” was first explicated by Oscar Newman in a 1972 book by the same title. The concept, which contains elements of a theory of crime as well as a set of urban design principles, became popular in the 1970s as urban crime problems continued to rise. Defensible space was discussed, utilized, and critiqued widely by criminologists and other social scientists, as well as urban planners, law enforcement officials, and architects.

The design concepts have also been implemented in numerous communities in the United States and around the world. Later works by Newman, including Community of Interest ...


Independent Republic Quarterly, 2010, Vol. 44, No. 1-2, Horry County Historical Society 2010 Coastal Carolina University

Independent Republic Quarterly, 2010, Vol. 44, No. 1-2, Horry County Historical Society

The Independent Republic Quarterly

A journal of the Horry County Historical Society, Conway, S.C. Contains local history articles and information covering the entire county. ISSN:0046-8843.


Torch (January 2010), Brandon Baldwin, Civil Rights Team Project 2010 University of Southern Maine

Torch (January 2010), Brandon Baldwin, Civil Rights Team Project

Torch: The Civil Rights Team Project Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Independent Republic Quarterly, 2010, Vol. 44, No. 3-4, Horry County Historical Society 2010 Coastal Carolina University

Independent Republic Quarterly, 2010, Vol. 44, No. 3-4, Horry County Historical Society

The Independent Republic Quarterly

A journal of the Horry County Historical Society, Conway, S.C. Contains local history articles and information covering the entire county. ISSN:0046-8843.


Green Earth Concepts - Barrett Steam Pump, Lien Centre for Social Innovation 2010 Singapore Management University

Green Earth Concepts - Barrett Steam Pump, Lien Centre For Social Innovation

Social Space

Green Earth Concepts hopes to alleviate the perennial problems of farming in countries such as Cambodia by introducing the Barrett Steam Pump System, which will enable farmers to control irrigation and water supply at a low cost through the solar generation of hot water, in a cooperative setting that will encourage farmers to pay for services and products by supplying harvested crops instead of financial payment.


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