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The Project Management Chapter Of Western Michigan

- The Project’s Vision The project management chapter of Western Michigan founded the annual collegiate project management competition or also known by its students and Alumni as “The Project”. In the initial stages of forming this competition, Kelly Talsma, the vice president of education committee, explains how Western Michigan’s educational committee met to generate different ideas (THE project video “vision.” 2016). The committee thought it was important to inspire students and get communal leaders together allowing students and their influential mentors to learn from one another and network....   [tags: Project management, Management, Michigan]

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An Analysis of Up in Michigan

- An Analysis of Up in Michigan My choosing this story for an analysis is based on what I think is the very American feeling there is to this short story. The title alone has this American ring to it: Up in Michigan. From the start settling the story deep into the soil of the country. The title seems like the beginning of an old tale, once upon a time up in Michigan…it ends there and propels the "unfinished", never settled way of the story along. And at the same time it signifies that this is just another story, told a hundred times before....   [tags: Up in Michigan Essays]

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The State of Michigan

- Michigan is the only state in the union composed to two separated peninsulas. At the closest point, the upper and lower peninsulas are a mere five miles apart. In the early twentieth century, the only way to make the trip across the five miles of Lake Michigan and Lake Huron was to take a boat ride from one side to the other. As businesses expanded and industry grew, the demand to cross the lakes for travel and commerce purposes grew. The only way to cross the lake was by means of a ferry service, which was unable to keep up with consumer demand....   [tags: American History, Mackinac Bridge, Informative]

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Comparing Medicaid in Michigan and Indiana

- Introduction Eligibility for Medicaid programs in Michigan is based on either income only or income and assets. In addition, many of the programs available have age restrictions and/or require applicants to have certain health conditions (e.g. pregnancy). Eligibility requirements for Medicaid in Indiana are similar to those of Michigan. The two programs, however, do contrast in three substantial ways. Two out of three of these ways indicates that Indiana has the better program. Michigan’s Eligibility Criteria for Medicaid Traditional Medicaid is available, in Michigan, to adults that are taking care of a dependant child(ren), are on Supplemental Security income (SSI), aged, blind, disabl...   [tags: Medicaid Programs]

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The Cultural Landscape of Detroit, Michigan

- A culture is a group of people with common belief systems, norms and values. the culture of Detroit itself could be considered a popular culture that is diffused mostly through word of mouth and media sources. Cultural landscapes provide a sense of place and identity; they map our relationship with the land over time and they are a part of our national heritage and each citizens life. A cultural landscape can be referred to as a site associated with a significant event, activity, person or group of people....   [tags: Packard Plant, Heidelberg Project]

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The Water Crisis Of Flint Michigan

- The water crisis in Flint Michigan began as early as was as April of 2014. The crisis is concerning a small town called Flint, located at the bottom right of michigan were the majority of the population is African American. The issue began when the town 's water supply witch in past use to come from the detroit river water supply was switched over to the Flint river water supply. People soon began to complain about the taste, smell, and color of the tap water, and of symptoms such as hair loss and rashes from bathing in the water....   [tags: Drinking water, Water supply, Water crisis, Water]

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Affordable Housing in Detroit Michigan

- In today’s volatile real estate market what was once a solid investment, real estate, no longer is the financial safe haven that it once was. Many of the distressed properties have been completely exploited. These properties have been completely stripped of fixtures, plumbing, wiring, and are merely shells. One area that has an excess of such properties available is Detroit Michigan, which will be the focus of this hypothetical exercise and essay. Affordable housing is always needed, regardless of it is through a standard lease on a “rent to own” basis....   [tags: Real Estate ]

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My Experience At Central Michigan

- Looking upon my time here at Central Michigan, I recall in previous courses that phonemic awareness is how we interpret the sounds in a word. Essentially, being able to hear and identify these sounds of our language. After deeply focusing on Phonological and phonemic awareness over the course of a few weeks, it is clear that my prior knowledge isn’t far off. Both of these skills involve sound and can be processed with eyes closed—no printed material. After much research, these skills are vital to a child and their development; they aid in spelling, alphabetic principle, and letter-sound correspondence....   [tags: Reading, Orthography, Phonology, Phoneme]

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Michigan School of Professional Psychology

- My interest in the field of Psychology began during my sophomore year of high school when I started working as a Peer Educator for the S.A.V.E. (saving adolescents via education) program. This position trained me to educate Detroit’s inner city youth about sexual responsibility while advocating community participation into the program. This experience gave me the opportunity to build relationships with local teens and their parents. This was a great experience and it made me realize how much I enjoyed helping others; at that moment I decided to pursue a career in the Psychology field....   [tags: Career Ambition ]

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Capital Punishment in Michigan

- The majority of the United States uses the death penalty; should we add one more to the list and have Michigan become a state that uses the death penalty. Some people think that bringing the death penalty to Michigan would a good idea. Others think that doing this is stupid and would not be just and they should just go to jail. Michigan should bring the death penalty here because it would decrease crime rate, benefit Michigan overall, and criminals who just got released from prison for murder could not go and kill another innocent person....   [tags: Capital Punishment, Death Penalty]

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Water Problems of Michigan

- Michigan has its fair share of environmental issues. Among the state’s biggest issue concerns water quality. Pollution is enormous within the Great Lakes, as can be seen in Lake Michigan and several rivers such as the Kalamazoo and Grand River. The contamination of water includes such things as sewage, dumping of toxic chemicals, garbage, and mercury emissions from power plants and factories. According to Brandon Howell of Mlive Michigan news, who discusses the issues of mercury, “Mercury is a dangerous neurotoxin that harms growing children and pollutes our environment” (2)....   [tags: environmental issues, water quality]

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Education Policy in Michigan

- An outdated education system is the largest problem Michigan faces because it affects not only the present, but also the future of the state. Important issues cannot be solved, nor policies created to remedy them, if the people attempting to solve them are not equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to make informed decisions. The state cannot run itself, let alone the nation as a whole, if its’ people are uneducated. The Constitution, the very basis of our government, relies heavily on the assumption that citizens of the United States are able to make knowledgeable and well-reasoned decisions, the types of which cannot be made when a person does not receive a proper education....   [tags: Education]

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Camping At Lake Michigan

- Camping near Lake Michigan is one of the best experiences in my life. The lake has sparkling blue water and gorgeous sandy beaches. Every summer I go camping with my family. The campground is right on Lake Michigan. There are bikes, kayaks, volleyball nets, and huge fire pits. There is always an adventure around the corner. One day Lake Michigan felt decently warm. Not like the usual temperature when I can only stand to be in the water for 10 minutes, and then I start to freeze. I invited my parents to go down to the beach with me....   [tags: Kayak, Canoeing, Camping, Campsite]

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Office Printers: Michigan

- Print smart technology-office printers michigan Applied imaging is Michigan's reputed office technological equipment provider. It is an experienced provider dealing with office equipment for 65 years. It has offices all over the state. Today almost all government and private firms are running with the help of computers. Computers have invaded the work sphere replacing the staff. Such computers also need additional equipment for the smooth functioning of the office work. One of the most dominant features in offices, hospitals, homes, restaurants, etc., is the printer....   [tags: Technological Equipment Provider]

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Michigan's Economic Development

- By 1900 railroads combined with steamboats, the telegraph, lighthouses and silos revolutionized overland transportation and travel, pulling Michigan and national markets together, aiding in the creation of the modern consumer society and the production of new technologies. The successful development and implementation of networked technologies coupled with ingenuity, from men like Sligh, McMillan and Berkey, along with the collaboration of state industries and furniture exhibitions allowed Michigan to thrive in the manufacturing and service sectors at the turn of the century....   [tags: American History]

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Michigan's Fab Five

- The best recruiting class in NCAA history came in and changed the game. Before they came to college, players still wore short shorts and the only people caught wearing black socks on a basketball court were 60-year olds trying to be young again. They changed the game with their great basketball skills, and their swagger. The road to greatness wasn't very easy for some though; they lived a tough life, and used that as motivation to drive them to greatness. They were are Michigan's Fab Five. In spring of 1991, the University of Michigan signed what was arguably the best recruiting class in the history of college basketball....   [tags: NCAA, Basketball]

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The Great Lakes Of Lake Michigan Watershed

- The Great Lakes are the largest surface freshwater system on Earth, with a basin that is home to around 30 million people (USEPA, 2015). Lake Michigan is the only one of the Great Lakes that lies entirely within the United States, with a maximum length of 307 miles and maximum width of 118 miles. The Lake Michigan shoreline, composed mainly of sand and pebble beaches, stretches 1,640 miles along the coasts of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin, as well as some islands (NOAA, 2015a). The Illinois portion of the Lake Michigan watershed (Figure 1) is only 100 square miles (0.22% of the lake’s total area) and the state’s coastline borders the lake for a short 63 miles (IEPA, 2014)....   [tags: Water pollution, Water, Bacteria, Microbiology]

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Impact Of University Of Michigan 's Model

- The impact of University of Michigan’s model would continue to be seen in the coming decades. Continual focus by future presidents on the quality of incoming students would transform the admissions process for almost every American college and university in the late 1800s. Michigan faculty began visiting state high schools to determine the degree to which students were adequately prepared for advanced studies (Geiger, 2014, p. 382). Graduates from high schools receiving certification by Michigan would be granted acceptance at the university without the need to sit for additional examination (Geiger, 2014, p....   [tags: High school, College, Secondary education]

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Impact Of The University Of Michigan 's Model

- The impact of the University of Michigan’s model would continue to be seen in the coming decades. Focus by future presidents on the quality of incoming students transformed the admissions process for almost every American college and university in the late 1800s. Michigan faculty began visiting state high schools to determine the degree to which students were adequately prepared for advanced studies (Geiger, 2014, p. 382). Graduates from those high schools receiving certification by Michigan would be granted acceptance at the university without the need to sit for additional examination (Geiger, 2014, p....   [tags: High school, College, Secondary education]

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Flint, Michigan And Their Recent Water Crisis

- This past year we have been hearing about Flint, Michigan and their recent water crisis. A lot of us have only looked as deep as our Facebook post about this city’s recent tragedy. As humans we need to help our fellow Americans out. We need to find out who is responsible for this lead outbreak, what events contributed to this contamination, who is the lead outbreak affecting the most, and what can be done to help the people of Flint in their time of need. The only thing the people of Flint can do is sit back and watch their city decay before their very eyes, unable to do anything about that....   [tags: Drinking water, Water supply, Water crisis, Flint]

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Camping At Lake Michigan Is A Wonderful Experience

- Camping near Lake Michigan is a wonderful experience. The lake has sparkling blue water and gorgeous sandy beaches. Every summer I go camping with my family. The campground is right on Lake Michigan. There are bikes, kayaks, volleyball nets, and huge fire pits. One day Lake Michigan felt decently warm. Not like usual temperature when I can only stand to be in the water for 10 minutes, and then I start to freeze. I invited my parents to go down to the beach with me. It was a surprisingly calm day....   [tags: Kayak, Canoeing, Camping, Campsite]

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The Difficulties of Providing Foster Care in Michigan

- “Foster care is a substitute care for children placed away from their parents or guardians because the guardians are no longer able to care for them. This includes, but is not limited to, placements in foster family homes, foster homes of relatives, group homes, emergency shelters, residential facilities, child care institutions, and pre adoptive homes” (Johnson). To become a foster parent there are many steps. Each step is tedious in order to make sure that the parent(s) is safe and reliable enough to take care of children not their own....   [tags: social issues, foster care]

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Michigan and Boston: The Copper-Mining Industry

- Copper mining has had a huge impact on Michigan throughout history. Copper mining has had such an impact that the Upper Peninsula of Michigan has a region referred to as “The Copper Country” because of its involvement in the copper-mining industry. The copper-mining industry has also led to technological developments necessary for hoisting and drilling as well as the development of towns and cities in the Keweenaw. In addition, it led to the creation of many potential jobs for residents of the towns that were developed to support these mines....   [tags: english miners, calumet, hecla properties]

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Research Paper: Foster Care In Michigan

- Foster care is a substitute care for children placed away from their parents or guardians because they are no longer able to care for them. This includes, but is not limited to, placements in foster family homes, foster homes of relatives, group homes, emergency shelters, residential facilities, child care institutions, and pre adoptive homes. Many people ask how to get involved in foster care. There are many foster care agencies around the state of Michigan; some government-ran, others privately-ran....   [tags: social services programs and policies]

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The Sports At The Michigan Sports Business Conference

- This year I attended the Michigan Sports Business Conference for the first time and I was extremely pleased with the quality and professionalism displayed throughout the entire conference. I had the opportunity to witness numerous guest speakers and analyze the different types of speaking styles and presentations. Early after lunch, I attended a presentation called, The Business of Fantasy Sports. This presentation designed to allow an audience to hear how Fantasy Sports is becoming a huge market in media today, and how it tied in with the theme of the conference, which was The Digitial Age....   [tags: Audience, Audience theory, Emotion]

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The University Of Michigan 's Graduate Ph.d

- The University of Michigan 's graduate Ph.D. program is an exceptional and powerful program that will provide me the opportunity to broaden my skills by virtue of additional experience. In effect, it will further prepare myself for a sharper future in biochemistry research. As an undergraduate student at the University of Toledo, I am pursuing a major in medicinal biochemistry and have been fortunate enough to have worked in three biochemically-focused laboratories. Research areas including drug development and design for the prevention of certain disease states, enzymology and protein structure determination, and assay development for high throughput screening are of specific interest for m...   [tags: DNA, Molecular biology, Protein, Chemistry]

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- States. It is one of the nation's leading manufacturing states. Michigan leads in the manufacture of automobiles. Detroit, Michigan's largest city, is called the Automobile Capital of the World and the Motor City. The Detroit area produces more cars and trucks than any other part of the nation. Flint and Lansing also are important automaking centers. Michigan is a leader in food processing and steel production. Service industries, such as health care and retail trade, employ many people in the state....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The University of Michigan Fab Five

- There seems to be a fine line, a three-point line, between pushing the envelope and pushing a revolution. In 1991, five freshmen from the University of Michigan brashly stepped over that line redefining the world of college basketball as we knew it and in the process, revolutionized the relationship between style and sport. These men were "fresh" in more ways than one, causing an entire nation to dub them fabulous. They brought a hip and a hop to a game that was previously flat. Anyone following college basketball loved or hated to love the "Fab Five," evincing that either way five things were on people's minds or television screens....   [tags: College Basketball Sports]

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The Michigan No-Fault Insurance Program & Its Proposed Reform

- Introduction The purpose of this research is to identify the key issues with the current No-Fault automobile insurance system in Michigan and to discuss the three components of the proposed reform and their effect on the no-fault program. This system, which mandates unlimited lifetime coverage for all automobile accidents, is the most expensive in the United States. The three phases of the proposed reform are to set a limit to lifetime coverage, establish cost controls for medical expenses, and establish a state authority to combat insurance fraud....   [tags: Medical Fee Schedule, Fraud Rates]

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Michigan State University and Texas Christian University

- ... The score of IELTS’s test is 6.0. Regular admission needs SAT critical reading scores which is 480 or higher. Academic merit scholarships are provided by MSU to attract the number of students to attend in. Alumni Distinguished Scholarship is awarded to the top 15 candidates who have intellectual performance and participation in the MSU Alumni Distinguished Scholarship competition, and these scholarships include tuition, fees, room and board, and $1,000 annually. There are several scholarships related to Alumni Distinguished Scholarship competition....   [tags: campus, cost, programs, sports]

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Impact of Arab American Immigrants on Southwest Michigan

- Scholars over the years have been studying the impact Arab American immigrants have had on Southwest Michigan. In recent years this has become a very important topic, due to the rapid growth and success that Arab Americans are showing. A wide misconception that we must apply when speaking about Arab Americans is calling them Muslims, they are used simultaneously and this is incorrect. Arab’s are a race who originates from the 22 Arab countries while Muslims are followers of the Islamic religion ....   [tags: economic analysis]

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Academic Proposal: Michigan’s Graduation Rate

- “In order to get a well-paying job, and live a successful life, you must graduate from high school, and get into a good college.” This quote has become one of the most reoccurring statements that teenagers and young adults hear from people such as their parents, other family members, and teachers. Unfortunately, in the state of Michigan, not everyone is taking this advice seriously. The percentage of people who graduate from high school and do not drop out before completing their education is far less than what it should be....   [tags: Research Proposal ]

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Being A Free Education At A Michigan State Football Game

- Michigan State professor Robert McCormick discovered one day, while attending a Michigan State football game, a fact that truly disturbed him. All of the players on the field were black, while most of the people watching and coaching the game were white. He came to the realization that, “all of the people being paid or getting the pleasure out of the game were white, and the vast majority of the people playing and risking their health were black" (Hruby). The NCAA has labeled these athletes as “amateurs” preventing them from having rights such as unionizing....   [tags: White people, Black people, American football]

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Commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. at University of Michigan

- ... After Patrick’s speech there was an open Q and A session and musical performances. 2) Why did you choose to attend that event. I chose this event because it was advertised as affecting their audience to reflect deeply on the progress of civil rights and the work we have left to do in creating equal opportunities for all people. 3) What did you like about the event. What did you dislike. What did you learn from the event (BE SPECIFIC). I really enjoyed the fact that Deval Patrick did not just lecture the audience but told stories of his own past and integrated many valuable lessons that tied back to Dr....   [tags: civil rights, american dream, demonstrations]

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I Am A Student At Eastern Michigan University

- I am currently a student at Eastern Michigan University where I am taking my first class Nursing 110 in hopes of being accepted into 2nd degree accelerated BSN program. This however is not where my educational career began. I am a proud Detroiter who attended Cass Technical High School class of 2003. After graduating from high school, I completed a year at a community college before transferring to Alabama Agriculture & Mechanical University in Huntsville, AL. There I majored in Biology/Pre-med with a minor in chemistry....   [tags: Nursing, Nurse, Nurse education]

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The Day Way September 8, 2010, Detroit, Michigan

- The day way September 8, 2010, Detroit, Michigan. It was a clear day outside, the sun was out, mild temperatures, and beautiful. I had woken up at approximately twelve o 'clock, ready for a fresh start to another summer day, as I was home with my Mother, Father, and two sisters. At 8 years of age, I skipped around the house as my thoughts wandered at what possibilities I could accomplish that day. My mother was at her laptop that day working from home, as she did at certain times over summer. As she got up to feed my sisters and I our lunch, I heard a faint noise coming from her laptop....   [tags: Family, Father, Mother, Nuclear family]

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My First Semester At Michigan State University

- My first semester at Michigan State University was filled with many challenges that have made me a better student. It tested my ability to work under pressure, as well as encouraging me to properly plan out a healthy work schedule. Most importantly, it put the responsibility solely on my shoulders. Not only did this require me to stay on top of my work, but it encouraged me to find value in the work I was doing. All of this allowed me to look back at the semester and see drastic changes in my abilities....   [tags: Writing, Better, Paper, Learning]

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Canadian Waste in Michigan

- Canadian Waste in Michigan In 1986, a waste treaty between Canada and the U.S. was signed by American lawmakers concerning the Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Waste.  Under the terms of this treaty, the EPA is to receive notification of these shipments, and then would have 30 days to consent or object to the shipment. Since 1986 Canada has shipped its garbage to Michigan to be dumped into landfills and the provisions of this treaty have never been enforced.  But now is the time for them to be enforced and stop the importing of Canada's garbage....   [tags: Argumentative Environment Trash Essays Papers]

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Waterford Meadows, Waterford, Michigan

- I grew up in a Waterford Michigan in a neighborhood called Waterford Meadows. The neighborhood consisted of middle-working class citizens, almost entirely Caucasian Americans, nuclear family households (domestic unit consisting of parents and their unmarried children), and the men were the breadwinners while the women homemakers. Today Waterford is a growing township; commercial buildings on every corner, new subdivisions, bigger roads, and high class dining restaurants. When I was a child, in the early eighties, Waterford was not as populated as it is today....   [tags: Free Descriptive Essay About A Place]

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Flint, Michigan

- Flint, Michigan A strong culture is one that has dependency upon itself along with outside resources. The economy is hard if nearly impossible to predict, and this puts severe strain on a community that is dependent on one employer. Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Flint are examples of these types of communities. When a manufacturing process or company pulls out of a city, many problems arise. Flint is a city which has had a significant portion of an industry leave. GM used to be the heart of Flint, until the decision to downsize was made....   [tags: essays research papers]

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College Is A Nonprofit Career College

- Baker College (Flint Township, MI) Baker College, established in 1911, is a nonprofit career college with over 150 programs of study. It is among the largest independent non-profit colleges in Michigan with over 28,000 students in attendance. The college has a right-to-try policy, meaning that students may attend classes without having to meet a set of requirements. It also offers significant financial aid to ensure a student’s only limitations are their own academic abilities. Baker College offers several associate’s, baccalaureate, master’s, doctoral and certificate programs entirely online....   [tags: Michigan, University, Academic degree]

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Urban Renewal- The Rebirth of Detroit

- If you live in or near Detroit you know the recession, which began roughly around December of 2007 still seems to exist. Detroit with its auto manufacturing background was hit very hard during the economic downturn of our country. What you may not know however is how city planners intend to breathe new life into what many consider a dying city. To the people who see us as a dying city, you have no vision. Urban renewal will bring renewed glory by preserving buildings that have cultural heritage, providing small business opportunities and rebuilding neighborhood communities....   [tags: Recession, Detroit, Renewal, Michigan]

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Michigan Sales Tax: Sales of Cars, Who Should Pay?

- Michigan sales tax: Sales of cars Facts A Michigan automobile finance company finance consumer purchases of automobiles from its affiliated dealers. Their contract stated: If a customer purchased a car from one of the dealerships, and needed financing to pay for the car, the dealer would refer the customer to the finance company. If the company did finance the purchase, a retail installment contract was entered into between the consumer and the finance company. The finance company would then pay the car dealer the full purchase price of the car, including sales tax....   [tags: tax liability cases]

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A Biography on Henry Ford

- Famous for being one of the few people to greatly influence the twentieth century, Henry Ford was an innovator with a vision for the future. With his astounding work on transforming the automobile from just a simple invention into a great innovation that people to this day still buy and use, he shaped the twentieth century to a great extent. He was an American industrialist who founded the Ford Motor Company in the early nineteen hundreds. Ever since Ford was a young boy he has always seemed to have an interest in machines....   [tags: michigan car company, detroit]

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Why Ohio State's Football Program Is Better than Michigan's

- Why Ohio State’s Football Program is better than Michigan’s There is one sport’s rivalry that is known as the greatest of them all. It isn’t the Tobacco Road Rivalry, it isn’t the Iron Bowl, and it isn’t even the Red Sox against the Yankees. According to ESPN at the turn of the century, the greatest sports rivalry is Ohio State versus Michigan in college football. While many Wolverine fans claim that the Michigan football program is the superior one, there are a variety of reasons that show otherwise....   [tags: sports rivalry]

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Raising The Consumption Of Fruit And Vegetables On The Campus Of Eastern Michigan University

- Purpose The purpose of the proposed workshop project will be to increase the consumption of Fruit and Vegetables on the campus of Eastern Michigan University to help aide in obesity reduction in college students. Objectives:  Students will have increased awareness on benefits associated with adequate fruit and vegetable consumption.  Students will have knowledge of adequate fruit and vegetable serving sizes.  Students will be able to identify at least 3 chronic illnesses that are associated with unhealthy eating habits  Students will be able to locate at least 2 resources available to them on nutrition and campus access to fruit and vegetables....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Vegetable]

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Statement of Purpose as a Researcher in the Field of Power Systems at Michigan Technological University

- ... Thus the ambition to pursue Ph.D. degree from USA, where the best research amenities are offered, became an automated choice for me. While in my third year of undergraduate study, I got acquainted with the concepts of signal and systems, digital signal processing (ETE 221), electronic circuitry, communication engineering and microprocessor fundamentals (ETE 311). When I studied power electronic circuits such as: ac to dc uncontrolled and controlled rectifiers, voltage controllers, converters, dc to ac inverters and power supplies, I decided to build my career on “Power Systems and Power Electronics” which prompted me to take more core courses and lab works in electrical and electronics f...   [tags: telecommunications, bangledesh, telecom]

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Community Group Process Analysis of the Board of Public Works and Safety in Michigan City

- Name and Purpose of the Group This is an observation of the Board of Public Works & Safety in Michigan City. The overall purpose of this committee is to handle matters and property dealing with the local fire and police departments. The committee is responsible for making decisions in regards to public safety, street closures, street projects, street solicitations, and property demolitions. Seating Chart During the board meeting, all members of the committee were present. The norm is for the group to be seated in a semi-circle with assigned seating....   [tags: regarding local fire and police departments]

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Evaluation Of A Research Study Psychology At Michigan State Of Washington ( Py60676698 )

- Welcome to River Valley Psychological Services. This letter is intended to provide information about your rights and responsibilities when receiving psychological services, and about my background and approach to assessment and therapy. Background and Approach I completed my doctorate in clinical psychology at Michigan State University in 2007. I practices as a licensed psychologist in Michigan before joining RVSP in 2016. I am a licensed psychologist in the state of Washington (PY60676698). From a therapeutic standpoint, I help adolescent and adult clients with a variety of different problems, including depression, anxiety, life transitions, relationship difficulties, grief and loss, and tr...   [tags: Psychology, Clinical psychology, Money]

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The Amendment Of Same Sex Couples From Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, And Tennessee

- Obergerfell V Hodges: Groups of same sex couples from Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, and Tennessee all had cases in their own states, but when brought to the supreme court, they all combined as one. These couples challenge the states refusal to recognize legal marriage documents. It is said that the states statutes violate the equal protection clause as well as the due process clause of the fourteenth amendment, additionally, the civil rights act. The U.S court of appeals reversed and held that the states ban on same sex marriage and refusal to recognize marriages obtained in other states is not constitutional....   [tags: Fourteenth Amendment to the US Constitution]

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Central Michigan Correctional Facility : A Secure Level I Prison

- The prison we toured was Central Michigan Correctional Facility which was opened in 1990. This prison is a secure level I prison that contains males of ages 18 or older. Prisoner housing units contain 8-bed open cubes, with about 150 prisoners to a unit. The security inside and outside the prison was very interesting. Outside of the prison I noticed the 12-foot fences with rolls of razor-ribbon wire on the side and top of the fences. There is also perimeter security vehicle patrols which we saw because we showed up to the wrong side of the prison....   [tags: Prison, The Prisoner, Corrections]

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Michigan Court Case: Charles Toussaint vs BlueCross Blued Shiled

- In 1980, a precedent was set in a Michigan court case involving a man named Charles Toussaint who was suing his employer, BlueCross Blue Shield, for wrongful termination based on the guidelines set in the employee manual (Alfred and Bertsche 33). The manual stated that employees would only be terminated for just cause, and the court decided that Blue Cross had violated the agreements in the employee manual (34). The court also ruled that even with Blue Cross’s efforts to provide a document that “issued non-binding guidelines” the employee manual was a contract and Toussiant was wrongfully terminated (34)....   [tags: wrongful termination, civil rights]

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Ohio State Study

- The really premise of Ohio State study was to research leader traits. Their work furthered the studies of Stogdill in 1948, which theorized that there was no ideal set of traits that can identify a leader from a follower (Northouse, 2015). Stogdill also went on to say that one’s responsiveness to a decision is purely situational and not necessarily determined by genetic disposition alone. The Ohio State research capitalized on the leader’s behavior when in front of a group by way of the decision maker’s actions....   [tags: Leadership, Management, University of Michigan]

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The University of Michigan Should NOT Use Affirmative Action

- The University of Michigan Should NOT Use Affirmative Action Imagine, your walking down the street looking for a job. You see a sign in the window that says, “Whites encouraged to apply.” Imagine the period in time when just being white got you into a college, without any other considerations of grades or athletic ability. Those were the days of the Jim Crow laws. Now these instances have happened in the past 20 years, through new laws called Affirmative Action. The big argument is over these few years of affirmative action....   [tags: Reverse Discrimination]

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Illinois Michigan Canal is Responsible for Chicago's Size

- "Didn't expect no town" -Early Chicago Settler Mark Beaubien The I & M Canal is universally considered the driving force behind the huge surge of growth that turned the tiny settlement on the banks of Lake Michigan named Chicago, in to a huge metropolis and bustling center of trade. Ever since Joliet first crossed the portage between the Chicago River and the Des Plaines River in 1673, explorers, investors, politicians, and farmers alike all agreed that constructing a canal across the continental divide could benefit them greatly....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Human Population Growth and Water Drought

- Water Drought and the Depletion of our Aquifers have lots to due with the human population growth in the World. The population is growing around 80 million people per year. Hence, we now need 64 billion cubic meters of water, per year for everyone in the World. With all the demand for water increases, we need to dig deeper into our wells. However, by digging deeper under the earth’s surface it is more likely to be contaminated with naturally occurring minerals, like radium that have been in contact with rock formations for hundreds of thousands of years with minerals that have dissolved into the water....   [tags: lake michigan, rain fall, wells]

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Senior Synthesis And The Synthesis Process

- Senior Synthesis is a class that is fundamental to the Brophy experience. It is designed to bring all of our academic and, more importantly, our spiritual growth and education to a cohesive climax by applying the three main questions of the examen that we pray daily: "How is God at work in my life?" "How have I responded to God 's presence in my life?" and lastly, "How am I being called to respond now?" . The entire Senior Synthesis process forces you to delve deeper into impactful life experiences and to learn more meaningful lessons about yourself and, especially so, your faith....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Poison ivy, Michigan]

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The Current Crisis Of Flint

- The current crisis in Flint, Michigan began in April of 2013 when, as mLive, reported, officials signed an agreement to get 16 million gallons of water per day from the Karegnondi Water Authority (KWA) instead of the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD). Both of these water authorities source their water from Lake Huron, but the KWA deal was going to save Flint millions of dollars. However, this new water authority was not expected to be ready for another three years. Once they signed the agreement, the DWSD told Flint that they will stop selling water to Flint in twelve months, thus Flint had to find a new source of water for the interim time until the KWA system was finished (Rappl...   [tags: Drinking water, Water, Flint, Michigan]

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The Environmental Crisis Of Flint, Michigan, The Water Hazards Have Been An Ongoing Issue For The Citizens

- Even today, marginalized groups who are affected by the detrimental externalities of environmental crises become neglected. In Flint, Michigan, the water hazards have been an ongoing issue for the citizens of Flint. In a state where the population is 80% white, Flint is predominantly an African American population with a 40% poverty rate, and by ‘chance’ the area of one of the most destructive water contaminations in American history (Covert, 2016). Despite it not being a result of a dump site but of a change in water supply, city officials denied that there were any serious problems with the water and even falsely assured the residents, even though the tap become “70% harder, and E....   [tags: Racism, African American, Waterborne diseases]

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Affirmative Action: Michigan´s Law that Bans Use of Racial Criteria in Admissions to Public Universities

- The Supreme Court’s recent ruling to uphold a Michigan’s law that bans use of racial criteria in admissions to their public universities brought back national attention to affirmative action. It dates back to the civil rights movement of the 1950-60s, a mass protest against historically racial and minorities inequalities and racial segregation. The Supreme Court’s May 17th 1954 ruling that segregation in schools is unconstitutional in case of Brown v Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas, which overturned 1896 “separate but equal” segregation of the races Plessy v Fergusson case, became the United States landmark case....   [tags: civil rights movement, discrimination]

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Social Responsibility And Its Impact On Society

- It seems like every other car on the road today is a Ford. Whether it is a F-150 or an Explorer or even a Focus, the iconic blue logo always stands out. Ford began in 1890 when Henry Ford built the first ever Quadricycle. Fast forward to 1903 and Ford Motor company becomes incorporated, and in 1908 Ford introduces the first ever Model T. Fast forward to present day and Ford is still making innovative additions to there vehicles especially when it comes to technology. Over the past 126 years Ford Motor Company has been both successful and profitable....   [tags: Ford Motor Company, Henry Ford, Dearborn, Michigan]

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Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)

- Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) The controversial topic I decided to choose was Michigan’s plans on preventing the spread of CWD (Chronic Wasting Disease) in the white-tailed deer and elk herds. Many areas throughout the United States have broken out with this deadly disease, like Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Montana, and even the province of Saskatchewan. The problem with CWD originated from Saskatchewan, where captive deer became infected with this disease that affects the nervous system....   [tags: Exploratory Essays]

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A Man's versus a Woman's Mind in Ernest Hemingway's Up in Michigan

- The difference between a man’s and a woman’s mind, in Ernest Hemingway’s Up in Michigan Many of the narrative strategies Hemingway applied to his war stories in In Our Time he had already practiced or applied in earlier stories not concerned specifically with the war. One such is "Up In Michigan", which Hemingway had originally intended as the first story of In Our Time, but had to exclude because of its controversial presentation of sexual relationships. From his mother to his sisters to his four wives, Hemingway could not help being influenced by the strong, cultured women who surrounded him all his life....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Management of a 40 Acre Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum) Stand in Southern Michigan for Sustained Production of Sawtimber.

- Management of a 40 Acre Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum) Stand in Southern Michigan for Sustained Production of Sawtimber Sugar maple (Acer saccharum) is a hard maple used primarily for its lumber and sap. In fact, 9% of the hardwood sawtimber volume in the U.S. comes from this species (5). My client would like to begin extracting sawtimber from her 40 acre maple-dominated stand that has been unmanaged to this point. She sees a market for her sawtimber in the regional flooring industry, but would also like to manage for sustained yield....   [tags: Ecology Sugar Maple Trees Essays]

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Michigans Gay Ban, Banned

- In 2004, by a vote of 59% of the voters in Michigan with a turnout of 63%, Michigan Proposal 04-2 was ratified as an amendment to the Michigan State Constitution. It states, “To secure and preserve the benefits of marriage for our society and for future generations of children, the union of one man and one woman in marriage shall be the only agreement recognized as a marriage or similar union for any purpose.” In May of 2008 the Michigan Supreme Court ruled that it included not just marriage and civil unions, but from being able to get employee domestic partnership benefits including things like health insurance....   [tags: same-sex marriage, federal government]

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Common Core State Standards For Higher Levels Of Education

- Common Core State Standards The Common Core State Standards has been adopted by many states in the United States already. This issue is gaining both positive and negative opinions within the education world and society. Some want to know why the standards were created and what the meaning behind these standards is. What is the reasoning for implementing these standards, and why is there so much controversy that follows. Why do these four words cause such controversy. The following will analyze and evaluate The Common Core State Standards in hopes to understand why education is being overtaken by them....   [tags: Education, Learning, Michigan State University]

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Ford : The Man 's Truck

- The Man’s Truck In the last thirty-eight years, Ford has known how to target the audience they have for the F- series of trucks. After the new advertisement that Ford produced it can be implied that they replicated their success again. With the first commercial being aired on television and online during the 2014 college football playoffs, Ford had a marketing strategy. It is apparent in almost all of the advertisements, including this one that Ford produced is to showcase the newest and the best of the best F-Series of trucks and that they aim to get all the hard working American man....   [tags: Pickup truck, Ford F-Series, Dearborn, Michigan]

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Michigans Natural Disasters

- Disasters, What you Need to Know About Them… Every day there are natural disasters all the time occurring all around the world. They are something that we can’t help, but we can be aware of them and what to do if one occurs near you. Tornadoes are common during Michigan’s Spring months. They are usually smaller than other places, but they still can do lots of damage. The safest thing to do is to go to the lowest level of the building that you are in. If there is no basement, get shelter in the center of the building away from any windows such as a broom closet....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Contamination- Insight into the Effects of Poor Beach Cleanup

- Headlines have filled the newspapers throughout the years in Manitowoc County: “Beaches Closed Due to E. coli Levels,” “Five Beaches Test Unsafe for E. coli Bacteria,” and “Eight County Beaches Closed Due to Bacteria Tests.” All of these headlines came from the same year. It’s quite dreadful to watch the five o’clock news and see beaches closed and water contaminated. Lake Michigan is one of the main sources of water, beauty, and tourism to a lakeshore cities and counties like Manitowoc. Having bad water and beaches affects many aspects of life around the county....   [tags: Environmental Issues]

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Boston University and Life in Ann Harbor

- For 18 years of most students’ lives, they are kept behind closed doors of public elementary, middle, and high schools. One does not choose which high school is best for one’s personality, nor should they expect to. Finally, after 18 long years, the doors open, and the caged student is free to see the real world for the first time. College offers this immaculate entry into the real world, and students are finally free to choose where they wish to go. Should they go to a public college, or a private college....   [tags: comparative, college, university]

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The Ethics Of Mike Bishop

- When it comes to politics, I have a hard time determining where my beliefs fall. Part of me is a strong believer of the way Republicans do things. I like to think of myself somewhat conservative, and therefore tend to lean more toward the right. This is not to say I don’t agree with some of the Democrats points of views, however, I’m more veered toward Republicans. That is why t is no surprise I choose to research Mike Bishop. Mike Bishop is a Republican from Michigan who is homegrown and spent the majority of his life in Michigan....   [tags: United States House of Representatives]

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The Prevalence Of Antibiotic Resistant Antibiotics

- STEC have been frequently isolated from many animals, with cattle being an important reservoir (47- 51). Wells et al. reported the high prevalence of STEC in dairy farms in Wisconsin and Washington with 8% of the adult cows and 19% of the calves and heifers positive for STEC shedding (52). A recent study by Venegas-Vargas et al. reported the higher prevalence of non-O157 isolates compared to O157 isolates in cattle herds in Michigan (53). While recent studies have attempted to study the factors associated with shedding of STEC isolates in cattle (53), the prevalence of antibiotic resistant STEC in cattle has not been well characterized....   [tags: Antibiotic resistance, Bacteria, Penicillin]

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The Court Of Appeals Court

- In order to highlight all aspects of People v. Smith, 470 NW2d 70, Michigan Supreme Court (1991) we must first discuss the initial findings of the Michigan Court of Appeals. The Court of Appeals decision was based on the precedence of two similar court cases that created discussion concerning the admission of juvenile records into adult trials. Following the Court of Appeals, the Michigan Supreme Court entered the final decision on Ricky Smith’s motion for resentencing. The Michigan Supreme Court also conducted a thorough examination of People v....   [tags: Supreme Court of the United States, Court]

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Henry Ford and the Senatorial Race of 1918

- In the early twentieth century a prominent Michigan business man fathered the American automobile industry. This innovative engineer and machinist would revolutionize the world’s manufacturing techniques with the advent of the “moving assembly line” technique for mass production. Henry Ford’s innovations would forever change transportation and American industry. With his acquired wealth and power, Ford turned his head towards politics. In 1918 Ford became the leading candidate for a Michigan senate seat; however he was unable to achieve this goal....   [tags: American Automobile Industry]

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Assessment Of The Hospital : Mclaren Bay Region

- 1. In the 11 areas that the hospital was rated in terms of patient comfort, quality of care, and likelihood of recommending the hospital; McLaren Bay Region rated below in the state and federal averages in every category. Their best category was information about recovery at home, which they rated below the Michigan average by 2% and the national average by 1% to such drastic differences as, if they would recommend the hospital. Here, McLaren was below the Michigan and national average by 15%. This data is compared to Covenant Medical Center....   [tags: Patient, Hospital, Physician, Arithmetic mean]

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Industry Offering Expansion Opportunities

- The Front Door is like the neighbor that saves you when you are trying to bake cookies and realize you do not have enough sugar to finish your recipe. Although The Front Door is not readily stocked with baking goods, it is a place for businesses to go when they are in need of just about anything. They act as a liaison between Metro Detroit based businesses and the resources that are offered by Wayne State University. There are many ways that The Front Door lends a helping hand, creating opportunities for businesses to thrive in Detroit....   [tags: wayne state, front door, business]

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Geography: Customs, Culture and Government of Jordan

- Introduction Jordan is located in the center of the Middle East and it shares borders with Syria, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and Israel. It is also next to the Dead Sea and the Jordan River. Jordan has a terrain of about 35,475 square miles (Advameg, Inc., 2014). Jordan is unique because it has sand mountains and colorful rocks, plus it has barren deserts and fertile valleys. The main language of Jordan is Arabic but English is also taught and spoken. The capital of Jordan is Amman (Advameg, Inc., 2014)....   [tags: middle east, government, cultures]

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The Successful Development

- The successful development and implementation of networked technologies coupled with ingenuity and collaboration allowed Michigan to thrive in the manufacturing and service sectors at the turn of the century. By 1900 railroads combined with steamboats, the telegraph, lighthouses and silos revolutionized overland transportation and travel, pulling Michigan and national markets together, aiding in the creation of the modern consumer society and the production of new technologies. Railroads cut travel time dramatically and reduced freight costs with two important economic results for Michigan....   [tags: Technology, Logistics]

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Ways To Prevent Future Foreclosure Crisis

- I am a resident of Detroit, Michigan and witness to the impact of having a high foreclosure rate. I understand that the foreclosure rate in Michigan is a direct link to the high unemployment rate in Michigan. Although, I relate my essay to Michigan it relates to the economy and foreclosures in general. Next to Michigan, the state of Nevada is has the second highest foreclosure rate. So, homeowners are losing their homes throughout the country. We need to have more job resources. Our economy was relying heavily on the auto industry and banks....   [tags: US Economy]

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Supreme Court and Affirmative Action

- Affirmative action has been a widely debated topic for some time. It has been used as a tool to help stop discrimination in many areas such as the workplace, education, and in government; however, some believe that the use of affirmative action is in itself, discriminatory. “Schuette v. The Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action…” is a current United States Supreme Court case that is dealing with the matter. The case has been in the making for over eight years, originating from the state of Michigan in 2006 from the introduction of Proposition 2....   [tags: discrimination, college admissions]

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