In 2012 I joined UWM as a second Bachelor degree in Biological science. I was fortunate to be a student in Dr. Timothy J. Ehlinger class where our focus was to understand complex system in life and particularly in science and how to try to solve them in most efficient way. We conducted a study that will be publish in chapter of a book written by Dr Ehlinger. With the excitement of my ﬁrst step in my dream career, after my first semester at UWM, I decided to join the Biomedical Science department to pursue my Ph.D.
Cancer research always caught my attention and I find myself most challenged while working in cancer researches. For this reason, I joined Dr. Jennifer Doll’s lab to pursuit my Ph.D. in order t...
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- Midterm: Option 1 Many Westerners consider Middle Eastern women to be oppressed and confined to the home. Hollywood and the mass media outlets alike portray women in this region to be overly pious possessions of men, forced to cover their bodies and remain unseen by outside eyes. This paper seeks to disprove this erroneous notion by reviewing the anthropological research of Kimberly Hart and Anne Meneley, in their studies of Turkish and Yemeni women, respectively. The physical whereabouts of women, their roles within society, and their opportunities for experiences outside of the domestic sphere will all be examined within the scope of their agency and cultures.... [tags: Woman, High school, Middle school, Women]
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- ... In the eyes of the west these women do not hold any value to society, “A women’s jewelry is her own insurance against disaster and the community may take action against men who attempt to seize the women’s gold (Fernea, 41).” Women are given gold from her father and from her husband showing her worth. In various cultures this is obligatory for the husband to do for the wife’s, “insurance.” The community would make sure that the husband does not dishonor the women by taking anything that belongs to the wife by force.... [tags: cherrished, culture, society]
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- The name Malala comes from a Middle Eastern story dating back to the Anglo-Afghan Wars of the 1800s. As the Afghan soldiers lose their vigor at the Battle of Maiwand, a young woman named Malalai stands firm using her veil (or a fallen flag in some versions) as a symbol of strength and endurance, eventually bringing them to victory (Dalrymple). This theme of female strength is rare in the Middle East, where women are considered a lesser sect of humanity and no one rejoices when a daughter is born.... [tags: Pakistan, Afghanistan, United Nations, Woman]
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- The Disadvantages of a Saudi Woman Saudi Arabia has evolved as a country economically through the past years. Yet, socially, Saudi Arabian women continue to face the hardships of living with a lack of rights and privileges. The strong traditions and laws have forced Saudi Arabian women to suffer without freedom. As a result, women in Saudi Arabia have to face limitations on their daily life as the law and Islamic traditions prevents them from doing things such as being able to drive or decide to get a divorce or not.... [tags: Middle Eastern Studies, Middle East]
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- Born Into the Middle Eastern Culture Middle Eastern culture, is viewed upon at varying degrees. In this part of the world, there are a cluster of countries that make up the modern Middle East region. From Egypt, through northern Africa, Iraq, Iran and Saudi Arabia there are sixteen countries, or territories of land that make up the entire region. The main location of these countries are between the countries of Europe, China and Russia. The region itself started with the Mesopotamians, and the Egyptians, Nomads and Roman Empires.... [tags: Islam, Middle East, Sexual intercourse, Religion]
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- Middle-Eastern Women The Middle-Eastern culture is very different from that of the United States. Particularly, the way women are treated. Women in the US have as much freedom as they would like; whereas the women in the Middle-East have very little. In the Middle-East women are severely restricted in every aspect of their lives. They are not allowed to drive a car or go in public without the presence of a male family member, they have to be covered from their heads to their ankles in the presence of men, and they have very little choice, in who they marry.... [tags: driving ban & veils in Saudi Arabia]
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- Learning about the middle eastern population was an eyeopening experience. I really didn’t realize that I was more consciously unaware of this culture than I thought. I honestly never really had the desire to learn more about the middle eastern population. I have friends that are middle eastern but I never sought to look more into their culture. I found that interesting after yesterdays course. There were a number of facts that I learned from yesterdays lecture. First, I learned that although it was a patriarchial society, the mother actually did have a say and the children are expected to respect and honor their mother.... [tags: Islam, Christianity, Muslim, Religion]
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- "Children are dying, but no one makes a move. Houses are demolished, but no one makes a move. Holy places are desecrated, but no one makes a move.... I am fed up with life in the world of mortals. Find me a hole near you. For a life of dignity is in those holes." The history of Middle Eastern minority groups is consistent of many accounts given by elites, however a minute number of member accounts have surfaced. Burke and Yaghoubian compiled a number of accounts from various minority group members that depicts the harsh persecutions and oppression that minority members faced in the Middle East.... [tags: World Civilization ]
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- The Expectations and Exceptions of a Twenty-Something, White, Middle Class Woman in a changing society: I roll out of my dorm bed, which sits within the parameters of a public state university. I stumble over my white, fluffy, Target brand area rug to my kureig coffee brewer. I pop in a Starbucks ‘K-cup.’ I scroll through various social media as the machine groans to life. I don’t have to worry about where my next meal will come from, or if my water is clean, or if my family members are safe. Mostly, I stress about split ends, being on time for class and my career prospects at the end of my college education.... [tags: Gender, Feminism, Gender role, Woman]
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- The Role of Media on Middle Eastern Conflicts 'By now, all of us realize that there is a high powered media campaign aimed at promoting the war on Iraq and shaping the views of the American people, relying on media-savvy political strategy to sell the administration's priorities and policies' 'Systematic sources of bias in TV coverage of international affairs not only distort information, but can also restrict citizens' awareness and options, and thereby produce more social control. The focus here is on the way TV news formats can limit, constrain, and distort information about terrorism.' The relationships between countries in the Middle East and with the West have never been ones o... [tags: News Coverage media Middle East Essays]
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