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The History of the Wisconsin Indians

- The 1989-1991 Biennial Budget established a program that would support school districts’ efforts to give information about Wisconsin Indian history, culture, and tribal sovereignty. The exact year Act 31 took place was 1989 (information from Act 31 handout/lecture). I would like to teach at the high school level which is the grades nine through twelve. One course would be history. History is a very delicate topic when dealing with Wisconsin Native Americans. I would talk to the Native American students in my class, and I would ask them what they would be comfortable with me teaching....   [tags: Wisconsin Indians, Native Americans, USA, history,]

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A Strategic Planning Analysis of Healthiest Wisconsin 2020

- In July 2010, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services published the most recent version of Healthiest Wisconsin 2020: Everyone Living Better, Longer. A strategic state health plan, Healthiest Wisconsin 2020 (HW2020) was the result of extensive community engagement, assessment, and analysis in order to determine the current state of health and the changes that need to be pursued to improve upon that state. This paper will provide an analysis of the strategic planning process utilized in the creation of HW2020 and the resultant plan. Vision, Goals, Mission, & Values The vision, goals, mission, and values of HW2020 are presented collectively at the beginning of the document, with additi...   [tags: health insurance, healthiest wisconsin, bryson]

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Alienation in Wisconsin

- In recent weeks, Madison, Wisconsin has been in complete uproar with large protests against Governor Scott Walker’s budget bill. This budget bill would deny collective-bargaining rights to public sector workers in which the governor purposes will help with the state’s financial problems. By proposing this budget bill, Governor Walker is attacking unions which have nothing to do with the financial problems of the state. In fact, these unions have already agreed to make financial adjustments but the governor has rejected these proposals....   [tags: Government ]

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The Constitutionality Of The Wisconsin And The Federal Statute

- The ultimate question that must be answered is whether or not Miss Tiffany Appleton has violated either the Wisconsin statute or the federal statute governing the use of cellphones on public roads. In Order to answer this question, several steps must be taken. The constitutionality of both the Wisconsin and the federal statute must be determined. If both statutes are constitutional, the question of which law takes supremacy over the other must be answered. Only when these questions are sufficiently answered, can it be determined what laws, if any, Miss Appleton has broken....   [tags: United States Constitution]

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My Experience At The University Of Wisconsin

- On an afternoon on a Saturday a few months ago, I interviewed the wife of my history teacher, Julie, over the telephone. The interview went on for nearly two hours and I learned quite a lot about her and her political and social viewpoints. I got the sense that history and family is very important to her, so I am going to start there. She attended Ithaca High School, and then went to the University of Wisconsin – Richland for her first two years of college, followed by finishing up her college degree with a Master’s in nursing from Viterbo University in La Crosse....   [tags: Thought, Mind, Interview, La Crosse]

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The Haunted Places in Wisconsin

- All houses are haunted; all persons are haunted; throngs of spirits follow us everywhere, we are never alone. Every county has they own haunted places some more known than others. I know this very personally because I live less than 100 yards from one of those haunted places, Marsh Road. I will take you on an adventure though Wisconsin’s past and present gulls and goblins that will sure give you a new look on Wisconsin. The haunted places in Wisconsin are worth learning about. Do you know what the closet haunted places to you are....   [tags: spirits, haunted roads, paranormal activities]

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Wisconsin Is The Dairy Land For A Reason

- SMGT 740- Writing assignment #6 Wisconsin is known as the dairy land for a reason. Driving through the state rolling hills can be seen with thousands of acres of farmland and barns. Most of these small family farms have become large industrial operations due to increased demand. This has become the staple imagery of this state. However, industrial farming has the reputation of being a large contributor of thirty percent of greenhouse gasses (Foley,2015). Our petroleum dependent farming eats up oil faster than you can imagine using ten calories of fossil fuel for every one calorie of produce....   [tags: Agriculture, Livestock, Industrial agriculture]

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The Presidential Election Of Wisconsin

- With the Presidential election campaigns in full swing, people’s minds are shifting back into politics and back into decision making mode. On Tuesday, April 5, 2016, Wisconsinites will be voting for the people representing your party of choice for the general election next November. On April 5th, the Wisconsin presidential primaries are being held in Wisconsin and since we are considered a purple state, we receive a lot of national attention when it comes to these elections. In 2012, voter turnout for this election was greater than 26%....   [tags: Election, Elections, Voter turnout, Voting]

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Activities and Attractions in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

- You do not need to burn a hole in your wallet to enjoy the many activities and attractions in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. There are many entertaining events, throughout Milwaukee, that are absolutely free. From festivals to museums, and even free tours, Milwaukee has something for people of all ages. The large selection of free events and activities give everyone an opportunity to paint the town red, without breaking the bank. Milwaukee's River flicks Why pay an arm and a leg for a movie ticket. This summer, head off to Pere Marquette Park for Milwaukee's River Flicks....   [tags: Travel]

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Why Medical College Of Wisconsin

- Why Medical College of Wisconsin. (1,000) The Medical College of Wisconsin’s emphasis on primary care, in particular rural medicine, and its commitment to serving the uninsured populations of Wisconsin reflect my values and goals as a future physician. While growing up in rural Red Wing, MN, I had the opportunity to experience quality personal care. I developed a long term relationship with my doctor, who was interested in me as a person as well as a patient. I want to provide this same individual, personal care for my patients....   [tags: Physician, Medicine, Medical school, Pediatrics]

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The, Wisconsin 's Historical City

- With a population of just over ten thousand, Marinette, Wisconsin has all the small-town charm you 'd hope for, but still comes with some pretty big conveniences and amenities. Chief among them is Midwest Title Lender. While that may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Marinette, we think we might be able to change your mind. True enough, Marinette is one of Wisconsin 's historical cities. It 's on the Menominee River. It 's a jumping off point for many of Wisconsin 's great sights....   [tags: Loan, Debt, Credit, Personal finance]

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Invasive Species in Wisconsin's Waters

- Invasive species do not only affect other species in their ecosystem, but also cost the United States more than one hundred and twenty million dollars each year in damages (“Cost” par. 2). Invasive species come in all different forms, and all have a negative impact on the environment. These species can come into a new area without being detected at first, but as time goes on their effects can soon be seen. Efforts are being made to prevent these invasive species from destroying fish population and habitat, but in order to be successful they need to be done on a much larger scale....   [tags: water quality, fish habitat, native]

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The Wisconsin Card Sorting Test

- The Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST) is often known as an ideal neuropsychological test of set-shifting ability. During the WCST a number of incentive cards are shown to the participant or patient, the participant is told to sort the cards in the correct order; without being told the correct order the participant is just told whether or not the order is right or wrong. Before they started using the computer based test the WCST used paper cards and was carried out with the experimenter on one side of the desk facing the participant on the other....   [tags: Psychology, Cognitive psychology, Cognition]

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Gun Control in Wisconsin

- Living in a rural area of Wisconsin, I have always grown up with guns around, especially for hunting and recreational activities, such as shooting trap. Gun control is a large controversy throughout the United states, but in Wisconsin, there is much debate on what should be done. Michael Steele once said, “You can have all the gun control laws in the country, but if you don't enforce them, people are going to find a way to protect themselves. We need to recognize that bad people are doing bad things with these weapons....   [tags: rural area, hunting, recreational activities]

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Wisconsin Gray Wolf

- Wisconsin Gray Wolf Walking through the forests of northern Wisconsin, one may have the fortune to hear the haunting howl of the gray wolf, rising and falling in the cool air. This majestic predator has long inhabited the wilderness of Wisconsin but was nearly wiped out by human imposed threats. Since the gray wolf’s disappearance from the state, great lengths were dedicated to bringing the wolves back. Through dedication, education, research, and improvements to habitat, the gray wolf once more roams the northern woods of Wisconsin....   [tags: Wildlife, Conservation]

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Wisconsin's Collective Bargaining Needs to End

- Lately in the news, there has been talk about budget and money crises; these problems have been in many states and most recently in Washington D.C and Wisconsin. Governor of Wisconsin Scott Walker has decided to address these budget predicaments by sharply curtailing the Wisconsin public sector workers collective bargaining rights. The reaction from people in Wisconsin has been mostly negative. However, Governor Walker was right in making cuts in the pay of public sector workers and taking away their right to collective bargaining to help pay off the budget....   [tags: Government ]

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The University Of Wisconsin And The Uw Extension Program

- Pioneering the way for PSE One of the universities who have led the way and continue to lead the way in adult education and PSE programs is the University of Wisconsin and their UW Extension program. This program has had a tremendous impact in the establishing of adult education since 1862 (Wisconsin, 2015). These beginnings of a continuing education type of program went on to become the UW Extension program in 1907 when University of Wisconsin President Van Hise proposed the organization of the Extension Division (Wisconsin, 2015)....   [tags: Academic degree, Bachelor's degree]

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The Necessity of Legalizing Wolf Hunting in Wisconsin

- Over the past several years, the gray wolf, native to the Wisconsin area, has been listed federally as an endangered species due to the graphic and horrific treatment they had received during the industrialization periods of America, when they were frowned upon and hated because they are predatory creatures and did, on occasion, attack livestock and pets. Because the government was encouraging the hunting, including bounties for the animals, the wolves were hunted to near extinction. However, now Wisconsin faces a new problem....   [tags: animal studies, hunting]

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Employment Health And Pay Benefits Of Wisconsin

- Employment Health and Pay Benefits of Wisconsin Whenever looking for a new job the first thing people look for is the salary; how much will they be paid to do a job. Most of the time people consider health and pay benefits just an afterthought. This should be considered when job hunting and looking for a new employer because these benefits can often lead to some jobs with a lesser annual salary to actually be more desirable because in the end your benefits will outweigh a lesser up-front salary....   [tags: Employment, Minimum wage, Wage]

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My Interest Ing The Wisconsin Mba

- To understand my interest ing the Wisconsin MBA, I feel it’s important to examine my family and my life leading up to now. If I were to describe the members of my family, I would describe them as very career-driven and business oriented people. First there is my mother, a Type A, career-driven, small business entrepreneur. For as long as I can remember, she has been striving to succeed in the business world, having started and run several small businesses ranging from cleaning boats at the marina, to a 55-and-over fitness center, to her latests, and most successful venture, a pharmaceutical study brokering business which she has run out of the basement of our house for the last 11 years....   [tags: Business, Small business, Business school]

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Effect of Fertilizer on the Wisconsin Fast Plants

- For years farmers have been adding natural fertilizers to their crops. It is a big risk though. Over fertilizing is very dangerous. It puts high concentrations of salt into the soil. It can also affect the water resources nearby. Nitrogen, Phosphate, and Potassium are the basics of fertilizer. If a certain nutrient is short in supply the fertilizer might not work as well. Calcium, iron, manganese are also nutrients that might be needed. So don’t just trust the fertilizer bag that says it has all the nutrients, test it out....   [tags: Science Experiment, Fertilizer]

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Mines are Damaging Land in Northern Wisconsin

- A mine is about to take place in the Penokee range, which will damage northern Wisconsin land and waters for centuries to comes. This land and water has been known for their outstanding environmental standards and quality. The land is a part of who the Native people are. The damage from the mine is permanent. Mine companies have so much money it’s like they can just buy their way through anything. Mines often take a big piece of land and destroy it along with all the surrounding areas; there is no environmental safe way of mining....   [tags: environment, contaminate, emmisions]

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Student Affairs Coordinator At The University Of Wisconsin

- Student Affairs officials play a huge role of the higher education experience for students. Student affairs officials experience are ever-evolving from the demands of their duties, for example, creating ways to recruit students, alcohol abuse, mental health awareness, student movements, student conduct, and sexual assault/violence. Student affairs professionals also help students ' begin their journey of growth and self-exploration academically and socially. Indeed, challenges arrive while working tirelessly carrying the mission statement of the university framing it into their everyday work with students....   [tags: University, Education, African American]

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Student Of Social Communication At The University Of Wisconsin

- I hereby submit my application to the Ph.D. program in Communication Arts at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. As an undergraduate student of Social Communication at the Federal University of Ceara, Brazil, I have been interested in issues related to media and society, culture studies, children’s and youth’s media studies and human rights. As a graduate student in your Media and Cultural Studies program, I wish to research on young people’s media cultures through comparative research between Brazil and United States....   [tags: Sociology, Culture, Communication studies]

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Wisconsin 's Deer Kill Statistics

- Problem Definition In 2014, Wisconsin’s deer kill totals have not been that low in 30 years. The deer kill was the lowest since 1982. In 2014, hunters filled 191,550 deer tags, which was already a 15 percent decrease from 2013. The number of buck killed in 2014 were down 8 percent from the previous year and the does were down an astounding 21 percent. There are multiple different factors that may play a role in why the population the way it is (Smith, 2014). The first thing that may contribute to the low deer harvest totals, which may slightly contradict the problem being addressed is the number of hunters in the woods....   [tags: White-tailed deer, Hunting, Deer, 2000]

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Art Gallery At The University Of Wisconsin Oshkosh

- What comes to mind when you hear the word “art”. For some people, it might be the image of a beautiful painting, an intricate sketch, or maybe even an elegant granite statue. However, the true value of an artwork lies much deeper than its physical qualities. Rather, the power of an artist lies in his ability to provoke strong emotion and critical thinking in the minds of observers. Recently, while on a class trip to the Allen Priebe Gallery, a community art gallery at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, I was exposed to the work of two local artists....   [tags: Art, Aesthetics, Emotion, Andres Serrano]

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See Some of America's Finest Wonders in Wisconsin

- As one of the northernmost states in the central United States, Wisconsin has a unique climate that has given the state some of the most fascinating natural features found anywhere in the country. These natural features have contributed to the cultural and historical development of Wisconsin in such a way as to ensure that visitors will find Wisconsin to be a great destination. All in all, a wonderful vacation awaits anyone traveling to Wisconsin. Wisconsin's Natural Attractions If you love beautiful lakeside vistas, then you will definitely want to make a visit to Geneva Lake part of your itinerary....   [tags: Travel]

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Understanding The Educational Gap Between Nevada and Wisconsin

- Understanding the Educational Gap Between Nevada and Wisconsin Statistics is defined as “the science that deals with the collection, classification, analysis, and numerical facts or data” (,2012). Sometimes it is important to analyze statistical data in order to understand how something works or doesn’t work. In the case of American public education, there is tons of statistical data being thrown around, but what do all of these numbers really mean. How does this data help us. Although statistics provide clarity for constant scrutiny to the public education school system, they also help us to understand what were doing wrong in the classroom....   [tags: Educational Issues]

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Creating a High Speed Rail Line in Wisconsin

- ... The United States department of transportation was given $8 billion dollars to distribute to the states that were planning to build high speed rail lines. The states of Ohio and Wisconsin were given about $1.2 billion, but they both passed the grants up. The funds were reallocated to other states (“Wisconsin and Ohio”). For many the hope for high speed rail in the near future in Wisconsin has diminished because of Governor Walker rejected the funds, but Minnesota never stopped planning. Governor walker would have liked to spend the money on other things such as highway systems for the state and other infrastructure....   [tags: cost, revenue, emissions, traffic]

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Analysis Of Michael Martin 's Contributions On The University Of Wisconsin

- Statement of Michael Martin’s Professional Contributions to The University of Wisconsin - River Falls and the College of Education and Professional Studies. Reflecting on the past nineteen years I have been privileged to work with outstanding students, faculty and colleagues at the University of Wisconsin River Falls. I am humbled and honored been nominated for the University of Wisconsin System, Board of Regents Academic Staff Excellence Award. I have been asked to highlight my professional contributions and service to UW – River Falls....   [tags: Education, University]

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Rennes Health and Rehab Center: Rhinelander, Wisconsin

- Rennes Health and Rehab Center: Rhinelander, Wisconsin Rennes Health and Rehab Center is a rehabilitative services and skilled nursing facility. The facility is run, operated and began by a family. Rennes is known for the excellence of care delivered in its facilities and permanency in the community. It is a profit organization that focuses on short term and long term care needs that are met by highly skilled staff. Rennes Health and Rehab in Rhinelander, Wisconsin is one of the eleven facilities in the northeast and central Wisconsin....   [tags: rehabilitatve and skilled nursing facility]

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Summary Of Wisconsin Quality Of Life Client Questionnaire

- Wellness Intervention Summary of Wisconsin Quality of Life Client Questionnaire Two sets of written forms of interviews were issued to the client on Tuesday 28, 2016 at 6pm. During the interview the client answered several questions pertaining to her personal life. Below are the descriptions of the summary of both interviews. Background information. The client was born in January 07, 1959. She is married and working. She has an Associate Degree in Art; however, she did not continue with her education....   [tags: Personal life, Health, Human sexual behavior]

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Edward Gein and the murder of Bernice Worden

- Edward Gein was born on August 27, 1906 in La Crosse, Wisconsin. He was the son of his father, George a man who had a serious drinking problem, and a devotedly religious mother Augusta, a devote Christian. Ed grew up alongside his older brother, Henry who was seven when Ed was born.The household ruled by his mother's devote preaching’s about the sins of lust and carnal desire set the tone for Ed’s adult life. Augusta's deep contempt for her husband and the marriage persisted because of the family's religious belief about divorce....   [tags: trial, La Crosse, Wisconsin]

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The Wisconsin Graduation Test - A Good Idea

- The Wisconsin Graduation Test - A Good Idea What is a test. The Webster’s New American Dictionary defines a test as “a critical examination or evaluation”. The World Book 2000 Encyclopedia defines testing as “an attempt to measure a person’s knowledge, intelligence, or other characteristics in a systematic way”. The Wisconsin 2004 freshmen will have to take a graduation test in order to graduate their senior year. They have four chances to pass the graduation examination. This paper will explain how the current requirements for graduating compare to the graduation standardized test....   [tags: essays papers]

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My First Degree From The University Of Wisconsin Milwaukee ( Uwm )

- My first degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is a Bachelor of Arts in dance. The pressure to be thin and extreme dieting habits of my classmates lead me want to learn more about nutrition. UWM offered a Nutrition Certificate, which I earned along with my dance degree. This helped me to realize my passion about managing and preventing metabolic diseases through lifestyle habits. However, influencing people to change their habits is difficult. People know they should eat a healthy diet and exercise, but don’t....   [tags: Nutrition, Health, Food, Dietitian]

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Should Wisconsin Drug Test Welfare / Food Stamp Recipients?

- Should Wisconsin Drug Test Welfare/Food Stamp Recipients. Should Wisconsin drug test welfare/food stamp recipients. Welfare drug testing seems to be a low point of conversation for those in our generation because it is difficult to relate to. However it is an important and growing issue for all citizens of our country and like many other things we will inherit this issue from our parents when we become contributing adults. This is why I believe it is very important to focus on and understand this issue and what actions should be taken to insure that your parents and what will one day be your tax money is only given to those in need of assistance and used for that purpose, that people on welf...   [tags: Drug addiction, Employment, Drug abuse, Drug]

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A Filipino American First Generation College Student At The University Of Wisconsin Madison

- As a Filipino-American first generation college student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, I cannot help but wonder how far my family and I have come after our migration to the United States of America. I never thought that my life would drastically change when I was only thirteen years old. I thought I knew everything that I needed to know about the Philippines, but reading Dusk by F. Sionil José and When the Goddess Rainbow Wept by Cecilia Brainard gave me a deeper understanding of my roots and history....   [tags: United States, Philippines, World War II]

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The Impacts of the Propane Shortage

- Governor Scott Walker declared a State of Emergency for Wisconsin on January 25, 2014, for the propane shortage. The shortage is a major concern because there are approximately 250,000 people, in Wisconsin, who rely on propane to heat and run appliances in their homes. The three reasons given for the propane shortage include the below average winter temperatures, pipeline maintenance in late fall to early winter, and a wet fall increasing propane consumption to manually dry crops (Governor Scott Walker's Office, 2014)....   [tags: propane shortage, natural gas, wisconsin]

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Why I Should Not Be Put Off As A Potential Candidate For Madison Law School

- I am writing this letter to you to thank you for the Wisconsin Diversity Day invitation, and to remind you and your colleagues why I should not be put off as a potential candidate for Madison Law School. My family and I immigrated to the United States when I was fourteen years old, the journey brought me to the lovely state of Wisconsin which I now proudly call my home. I arrived in the dead of winter [January] and the next thing I knew I was in school that spring semester. In the end, I had attended three different high schools....   [tags: High school, College, Wisconsin, University]

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Hate Crimes and The Mitchell v. Wisconsin Decision

- Hate Crimes and The Mitchell v. Wisconsin Decision The American Heritage Dictionary defines hate as intense dislike or animosity. However, defining hate as the basis for a crime is not as easy without possibly jeopardizing constitutional rights in the process. Hate crime laws generally add enhanced punishments to existing statues. A hate crime law seeks to treat a crime, if it can be demonstrated that the offense was a hate crime differently from the way it would be treated under ordinary criminal law....   [tags: Hate Crime Criminal History Justice Essays]

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Kenosha Casino

- Kenosha, Wisconsin has been offered a proposal. Hard Rock Casino in Florida wants to build a casino in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The project is an $808million project. If built, the casino would be placed on the former Dairyland Greyhound Dog Track. According to Bill Martens, the casino would consist of "3100 slot machines and 75 gambling tables, along with restaurants, an upscale hotel, and a 5000-seat multipurpose entertainment facility" (Jobs, Problem Gambling At Focus Of Kenosha Casino, 2013). In comparison to Potawatomi and Ho-Chunk, the Casino in Kenosha would be the largest casino in Wisconsin....   [tags: jobs, employment, Wisconsin]

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The University Of Wisconsin Oshkosh Helps Students Learn Knowledge Of Sustainability, Civic Engagement, And Intercultural Knowledge

- Having a liberal education is the more practical choice when choosing where you want to further your education. Liberal educations push individuals to learn basic life skills such as; understanding diversity and change, along with a broader aspect in subjects such as; science, history and english. The world is made up of many different people and no two individuals are exactly alike so, in order to communicate and understand as many people as we can we need a great amount of education to do that....   [tags: Education, Curriculum, Knowledge, Learning]

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Overcoming the Challenges that May Come at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

- ... Good grades have been my prominent goal throughout most of my education. Because school had been so easy for me, I had to take a step back and ask myself, “Why am I in school?” Before high school, I would have answered, “To get good grades,” but something changed when I got to high school. Some of my classes were becoming more challenging. It was no longer all about the grades, but the lessons I learned in these classes. Grades are still very important to me, but if it were only about the grade, I would have missed out on the learning experiences that helped shape who I am today....   [tags: personal reflections]

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Conflict With Mining Enterprises in Northern Wisonsin: Environment vs. Economy

- Imagine having a backyard where one had prime cross country skiing slopes, trickling streams and waterfalls, natural caves to go swimming and spelunking in, wetlands to go wild-ricing, fly fishing for trout, and mountains and valleys to take 5-day canoe portages and hiking adventures throughout, all near one’s own house. With the cool breeze and the abundant snowfall the often accumulates up near the Upper Peninsula, due to the lake effects of Lake Superior, there would never be a dull moment with the weather, either....   [tags: environment, lake superior]

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Collegiate Binge Drinking

- Abstract: As recognition grows that binge drinking on colleges nationwide is more prevalent than ever, school administrators and parents alike are seeking useful intervention to combat this issue. Studies have determined that “students’ use of alcohol is shaped, to some extent; by how much they think other students on campus drink” (Wechsler 2000:57). Most college students are in the particular age group that statistically has the highest rate of binge drinking. According to the American Journal of Public Health, this leads college students who decide to overindulge “extremely vulnerable to such health problems as: injuries from related car crashes; unplanned and unsafe sex; assault and agg...   [tags: Drugs & Alcohol]

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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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Beer Battle Over Motion 414

- The state of Wisconsin is known for two things, our dairy and our beer. Even the state’s baseball team is called the Brewers. Craft brewers throughout the state have recently been under fire because of the recent state budget bill that has passed which included motion 414. This law ends the ability for micro-brewers to sell their beer directly to retailers. The new law is designed to keep MillerCoors competitive with Anheiser-Busch/In-Bev. This act will help major beer companies in Wisconsin at the unfair expense of micro-brewers who now will be forced to pay a 3rd party to sell their product....   [tags: Case Study]

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The Is A State Known For Many Things : Cheese, Football, And Drinking

- Wisconsin is a state known for many things: cheese, football, and drinking. The culture of drinking is, out of these three one of the most prominent one of them all, particularly in our area of LaCrosse, Wisconsin. In Wisconsin, there is a total of 3,043 bars with 360 in LaCrosse alone. But with the drinking culture comes the issue known as drunk driving. Over the years, though it seems it’s getting worse and worse with each passing year as many are getting busted with DUI’s and OUI’s. In 2012 alone, 33,000 people were convicted of drunken driving related offenses in Wisconsin alone (Drunk Driving/Alcohol Related Traffic Offenses, 2014)....   [tags: Alcohol law, Drunk driving, Blood alcohol content]

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Dissection Of A Pig And Sheep 's Digestive Systems

- Introduction In this dissection that was conducted there were aims to be able to do within the dissection for example; to identify all organs in the pig and sheep’s digestive systems, describe the internal structures of different organs, and link the function to the structure. Method The dissection included the digestive system of a pig and sheep. The first part examined was the oesophagus an incision was made along the oesophagus to be able to examine inside the oesophagus. The next incision was made from the oesophagus down towards the stomach to be able to observe how the oesophagus changes....   [tags: Stomach, Digestion, Digestive system, Ruminant]

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Joseph Raymond McCarthy and Communism

- ... Once war broke out between North and South Korea, along with China’s intervention, it acted as proof to McCarthy’s claims since North Korea was a communist nation as well as the Chinese who intervened. This increased McCarthy’s accusations’ popularity and gave him more of a reason to continue with the wild accusations against anyone he pleased. McCarthy was censured in 1953 due to accusations against the US Army, when McCarthy started to turn his focus in that direction (Ferrell and Peter). McCarthy appeared on “Face the Nation” on November 7, 1954 on CBS to respond to questions on the censure....   [tags: cold war, world history, historical figure]

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Obesity is a Problem in America: The Documentary Food Inc.

- ... Team Nutrition is a program started by the USDA Food and Nutrition Service to support the Child Nutrition Programs through training and technical assistance for Foodservice it also provides nutrition education for children, their caregivers, the schools and community support for healthy eating and physical activity. These programs bring many farmers into the classroom to teach our kids how to live healthy. Locally grown foods are said to be of higher nutritional value, but they are also higher in cost....   [tags: solutions, local food, farms]

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The Right to Bear Arms

- In 1791 the United States government added the second amendment to the constitution. As stated in the Constitution, this amendment states that the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. In the early years of the United States it was common for people to walk around with their rifles or revolvers. Nobody really gave a second look or glared at them like they were doing something wrong. Openly carrying a firearm was normal in those times. Today, almost 223 years later, people are allowed to conceal their firearms from one another....   [tags: second ammendment to the US Constitution]

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Guns Can Not Harm Anyone

- There is no such thing as controlling a gun, as that a gun that is just sitting on a table does nothing until a human picks it up. Guns cannot harm anyone by themselves, though the thought of them could trigger a fear in people’s mind. Guns have been around for a long time and have helped win wars and fight for rights, but now it seems as if people believe that people think something will happen where if they had a gun on them it would help the situation. They believe that with multiple guns for one situation would help take down anyone who’s intent is harm....   [tags: Firearm, Concealed carry in the United States]

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Effects of Climate Change

- ... We are at risk of depleting these resources completely and will not be able to survive. Even if we were to completely switch to wind, solar, and water energy this very second, we would need to burn astounding amounts of coal and oil to be able to produce these other energy efficient resources. It is then a question of whether or not the Earth can sustain the carbon waste that will be admitted trying to produce these machines, while still supporting the multiplying number of human lives. If the environment or oil talks do not interest you, the quality of human life itself should....   [tags: rise in ocean level, global melting]

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Problems With the No-Serve List

- News of a “no-serve” list in Madison is spreading like wildfire, and the feedback is very diverse. There are people who agree completely with this list and others who think this is just another burden to be put on people in the Madison area. Sure there are those chronic, problem-causing alcoholics that the Mayor and some Madison Aldermen are looking to punish, but is it punishing they really need. Or can this problem be solved some other way. This “no-serve” list was originally proposed by Mayor of Madison, Dave Cieslewicz, and Madison Alderman, Michael Schumacher....   [tags: Persuasive Paper]

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The Problem Of Reading And Writing At The High School Level

- Statement of the Problem Reading. It is something that one does every day, and with modern technology much more often than generations before. Instead of having a conversation over coffee with an old friend, one can now go to Facebook and catch up within seconds. This personal relationship with words is not new to humankind, but it is under a revolution. Today, being illiterate cuts one off from so much more than the academic word. If one is not only a reader, but a strong reader and writer, they can obtain middle class dreams....   [tags: High school, Educational years, Education]

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Contingencies of Self-Worth by E. J. Horberg and Serena Chen

- Self-worth Contingencies of self-worth describe people being selective about the domains on which they base their self-esteem. Three studies were done by E. J. Horberg and Serena Chen at the University of California, Berkley on significant others and contingencies of self –worth. Three studies tested the activation and consequences of contingencies of self-worth associated with specific significant others, that is, relationship-specific contingencies of self-worth. The results showed that activating the mental representation of a significant other with whom one strongly likes or is close to let participants to risk their self-esteem in areas in which the significant other wanted them to exc...   [tags: Social-psychological theories]

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Accounting Certification Is The Certified Public Accountant ( Cpa )

- A very challenging, yet rewarding, accounting certification is the Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Since it can be a long and challenging process, becoming a CPA is not for everyone. People who want to work in public accounting should pursue this certification because it is a necessary requirement in order to work in that setting. If someone wants to work in tax, a CPA certification is necessary for that as well. Moreover, those who want to hold higher positions in a company, such as a controller or Chief Financial Officer, will more than likely need to be a CPA first....   [tags: Certified Public Accountant, Accountant]

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Frank Lloyd Wright's Impact on Architecture and Civil Engineering

- One of the most influential and well-known architectural engineers in America during the twentieth century has got to be Frank Lloyd Wright. He’s created and designed many creative and functional buildings for most of his career which spanned to about seventy years. His futuristic and modern designs were unique and creative, yet they were still functional for one to live in them. His eccentric thinking has brought about and greatly influenced the image of twentieth century architecture. His works have paved the way to the designs and structures of the civil engineers and architects that we have today in the twenty-first century....   [tags: civil engineering, architecture]

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How Media Is An Ethical Means Of Reporting Information

- It is important for news outlets to follow general journalistic principles so that the media can establish an ethical means of reporting information. The news stories preceding and following the Wisconsin primary provide valuable insight on how journalists successfully or unsuccessfully practice these principles. In analyzing articles from the Washington Post and the New York Times, it is clear to see that both can improve in applying journalistic principles. The Washington Post did a better job at being objective and staying transparent in covering the Wisconsin primary, however, neither the Washington Post nor the New York Times were consistently balanced....   [tags: Journalism, Mass media, Newspaper]

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America 's School System Vs. The Budget Cuts

- Governor Walker and his supporters claim that, rather than hurting Wisconsin’s school system, the budget cuts actually help by making schools be more careful and efficient with their use of money, and they say that spending more money on education will not actually improve it. For example, when budget cuts in Colorado forced some schools to rethink their spending, they switched to several more efficient teaching practices, the most original of which being a four day school week (Schouten 1). The four day school week allowed some districts to save up to $65,000 a year in transportation costs, such as the Maccray School District in Minnesota (Coleman, Walker & Lawrence 5)....   [tags: Education, High school, College, University]

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Caring for a Person with Alzheimer's Disease

- Definition of the Problem The sixth leading cause of death in the United States, Alzheimer’s disease afflicts approximately 5.2 million persons age 65 and over (Alzheimer's Association, 2012). Rapid growth of the older population as the Baby Boomer generation ages will cause unprecedented increases in the number of individuals with Alzheimer’s. It is estimated that by 2025 the number of Wisconsin residents with Alzheimer’s age 65 and older will increase by 30% to a projected total of 127,000 (Alzheimer's Association, 2012)....   [tags: Alzheimer's Disease Essays]

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Employment division v. Smith, 494 U.S 872

- Employment Division v. Smith, 494 U.S. 872 (1990) A rehabilitation clinic dismissed two drug rehabilitation counselors for using peyote in a religious ceremony. The two counselors, including Smith, sought unemployment benefits. Possessing peyote is a criminal offense in the State of Oregon. The rehabilitation clinic denied the counselors unemployment on grounds of misconduct. Smith filed suit again the clinic. The Oregon Supreme Court overruled the rehabilitation clinic’s verdict. The court stated that Smith’s religious use of peyote was protected under the First Amendment's freedom of religion....   [tags: legal issues, religion, supreme court]

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Simon and Garfunkels Legendary Architect

- Simon and Garfunkel’s Legendary Architect You hop out of the car as the driver opens the door for you. You look up and see the stunning Imperial Hotel in Tokyo. It’s your first time traveling abroad since you made your fortune, and you’re very excited. On the outside there are stone collages featuring Mayan architecture with green volcanic rock, terra cotta grillwork, and yellow brick. (An Imperial History)You gasp as you notice the intricate patterns the materials have been placed in....   [tags: Architecture]

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Collective Bargaining and Public Employees

- The efforts to undermine the collective bargaining rights of public sector workers in Wisconsin led by Republican Governor Scott Walker – and the widespread resistance of unions, workers, and supporters – represents, perhaps, the most important domestic issue in the United States at the moment. The Wisconsin protests have become the center of national media attention as tens of thousands of union workers and their employees crowd the State Capitol. The story certainly deserves the spotlight, as what happens in Wisconsin may very well spread too much of the rest of the nation....   [tags: Public Unions]

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A Report On The Observation Of A Program Director At A Community Based Residential Facility

- Report One - Summary Ms. Wenger was certified in Wisconsin to practice social work. The Respondent was employed as a program director at a community based residential facility, located in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Ms. Wegner provided services to a Department of Corrections client – Client A. Ms. Wegner and Client A had sexual contact in her office, Client A’s bedroom in the facility, and in various locations in the community. This had been going on from May 2015 – September 2015. In September, Ms....   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse, Ethics]

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Is Drug Treatment a Viable Alternative to Prison Time?

- Prisons and county jails are extremely over populated, so over populated that in some jails inmates are sleeping on the floors. According to Senator Jeanne Shaheen (From Senator Jeanne Shaheen: Prison Overcrowding, 2011), the federal prisons are currently 35 percent over their capacity. The overcrowding is costing the criminal justice system and taxpayers more money to transfer inmates to other facilities and in lawsuits brought by inmates against the prisons. With the prisons and county jails facing major overcrowding issues and drug treatment programs being a viable alternative to prison time, more states need to be implementing drug / treatment programs....   [tags: Criminal Justice]

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Should Sex Trafficking Be The Second Fastest Growing Crime?

- Have you ever had to endure being sexually assaulted around 3,650 times a year. Would you want your children to have to take part in these types of activities. A social workers, “primary goal is to help people in need and to address social problems (NASW Code Of Ethics, 2008).” We have failed these children. It is time to take a stand for the victims of sex trafficking. We have allowed our children in Wisconsin to become criminals when they have been crying out for help. Crisis That Forced This Policy Sex trafficking in the United States is growing at frightening rates....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Rape]

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William Sylvester Harley And The Motorcycle Hall Of Fame

- William Sylvester Harley was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on December 29, 1880. He received a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He co-founded Harley Davidson with Arthur Davidson in 1903 and served as a chief engineer until his death in 1943. He was married with whom he had two sons and a daughter. He is buried at Holy Cross Cemetery and Mausoleum in Milwaukee and was inducted into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 1998. Arthur Davidson was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on February 11, 1881....   [tags: Motorcycle, Harley-Davidson, William S. Harley]

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The Presidential Election : Barack Clinton And Donald Trump

- The 2016 Presidential Election is one that people will not forget anytime soon. It has been played out tremendously through the media, more than any other election before. The roles that both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump played in the media influenced the way that voters voted. In the 2016 election, social media, celebrity endorsements and campaign stops were the deciding factors for who won the election. During the 2016 elections, some candidates relied heavily on the endorsements of celebrities....   [tags: Voting, Election, Robert De Niro]

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The Death Penalty: The Case of Carlos DeLuna

- ... Therefore, the homicide rate of capital punishment state should be higher than the state that does not have it. Unfortunately, the reality in the US shows that capital punishment does not deter criminal acts. As the FBI stated that, “the states without parole punishment generally had lower homicide rates than the states that execute.” Texas, for instance, performs 40 percent of US executions, has twice the murder rate of Wisconsin, which does not have death penalty since 1853. Wisconsin was one of the earliest states in the United States to abolish capital punishment and it is the only state that has practiced death penalty only once....   [tags: convenience, cost, execution]

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Nurses Needs For Nurses During The Nursing Shortage

- Nurses Needed [Video] (2008, October 24). In Now on PBS. Retrieved October 7, 2015, from This video from PBS is provided to shed light on the needs for nurses during this nursing shortage. In the video it is stated that the United States is approximately running at 100,000 nurses short and is climbing. The video then takes the watcher through the experiences at a busy hospital. Emphasizing the need for patients to have essential nursing care at all times by monitoring, managing, and responding to the patient day and night....   [tags: Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Nurse]

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Frank Lloyd Wright : The Greatest Architect

- "God is the great mysterious motivator of what we call nature, and it has been said often by philosophers, that nature is the will of God. And, I prefer to say that nature is the only body of God that we shall ever see. If we wish to know the truth concerning anything, we 'll find it in the nature of that thing." Frank Lloyd Wright Frank Lloyd Wright is acclaimed as the 20th century 's greatest architect. He was a genius architect wielding a T-square and a master builder who embraced nature. Wright was born in Frank Lloyd Wright was born on June 8, 1867, in Richland Center, Wisconsin, some 20 miles west of Spring Green where he eventually built his beloved home...all 37,000 square feet of...   [tags: Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Sullivan, Prairie School]

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Ethics And Social Work : Ms. Wenger

- Ms. Wenger was certified in Wisconsin to practice social work. Her certificate number was first issued on June 13, 2012. Ms. Wenger was employed as a program director at a community based residential facility, located in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Ms. Wegner provided services to a Department of Corrections client – Client A. Ms. Wegner and Client A had sexual contact in her office, Client A’s bedroom in the facility, and in various locations in the community. This had been going on from May 2015 – September 2015....   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse, Ethics]

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A Citizen Of The United States

- One of the biggest problems in the history of the United States of America is deciding who is a citizen and who is not. Also deciding how that one person is going to prove themselves that they can be a citizen of the United States. That is a big a concern for this country and it has been since the first slave stepped off the boat onto U.S soil. The process to become a United States citizen is having to pass a written test dealing with the history of the United States or being born in the country is granted automatic citizenship....   [tags: United States, Slavery in the United States]

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Effective Methods of School Improvement

- By taking this course I have come to realize that it is possible to meet the needs of diverse student populations by using well recognized school reform models. Ron Edmonds provides a quote that sums up this course quite nicely: “We can, whenever we choose, successfully teach all children whose schooling is of interest to us. We already know more than we need to do that. Whether or not we do it must finally depend on how we feel about the fact that we haven’t so far” (David Boers, personal communication, April 8, 2011)....   [tags: Education ]

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Joseph McCarthy and McCarthyism

- The Second Red Scare was a period of heightened fears of the Soviet Union and the political ideology of Communism. The paranoia and hysteria inherent to this period led to discrimination of Communists. Joseph McCarthy was a main player in this Red Scare, which was sometimes called the “Witch-Hunts in Washington.” He was a Wisconsin senator who made claims against those whom he suspected of being Communists or Communist sympathizers. Joseph McCarthy was born in a small town in Wisconsin on November 15, 1908....   [tags: Biography, Red Scare]

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The Importance Of Stem Classes On The Parents Of The Utility Value Of Math And Science Classes

- As described in both the Yahoo article as well as the original study, Harackiewicz and her colleagues hypothesized that if the trio was to convince the parents of the utility value of math and science classes, that these parents would, in turn, communicate this importance to their children, leading these students to take more math and science classes in high school than compared to the children of parents that did not receive the information, as well as having more conversations about the importance of STEM classes with their parents....   [tags: Scientific method, Experiment, High school]

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Russ Feingold

- On March 2, 1953, in Janesville Wisconsin, a United States Senator was born. He was named Russell Dana Feingold, and he grew up shaping, and discussing his political views around the dinner table with his father, Leon, a founding member of Wisconsin’s Progressive Movement. 51 years later, Feingold is a third term U.S. Senator known for work both on Campaign Finance Reform, and on other issues critical to the people of Wisconsin. Feingold first ran for office at the age of 29, and immediately began to get recognition as a rising star in Wisconsin politics....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Importance Of A Registered Nurse Is A Critical Piece Of The Support System For Injured And Sick Patients

- A registered nurse is a critical piece of the support system for injured and sick patients. Nurses are greatly valued in the health care system because they have many and varied responsibilities within hospitals and clinics, including: patient care, administration of medications; communication with other health care providers, patients and patients’ families; and education of patients, family members, and new nurses in training (Isaac, 2014). Nursing is one of the oldest professions and was originally centered at the patient’s home....   [tags: Nursing, Registered nurse, Health care]

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