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  • Malala Yousafzai: Lack Of Access To Education

    For many American students, it is almost impossible to imagine not having the right to go to school. Some students take their education opportunities for granted and do not realize how fortunate they actually are. One young lady however, Malala Yousafzai, has taken a stand against the lack of access to education because she has been personally affected when her education was denied in Pakistan by the Taliban. When the Taliban made it clear that girls were not allowed to go to school and they should stay home, Malala was infuriated, yet continued to go to school while risking her life. At seventeen years old, Malala Yousafzai has accomplished more than most people will in their entire lives. She won the Nobel Peace Prize in recognition for her…

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  • John Nash And The Nobel Prize

    The nobel prize is an award given by the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm, Sweden. The money comes from the fortune of Alfred Nobel who was a Swedish inventor. Alfred Nobel is the founder of the Nobel Prize. The prize consists of a medal, diploma, and a cash award. The award has been given 573 times to 900 people since 1901. One of those to recieve this coveted award is John Nash, a mathematician. John Nash was born June 13th, 1928 in a former coal town, Bluefield, West Virginia. His parents were…

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  • Wangari Maathai: The Vision Of The Green Belt Movement In Kenya

    Wangari Maathai was the first African woman and environmentalists to win the noble peace prize. (Nobel Peace Laureate) She was raised in an underdeveloped or commonly referred to as a “third world” country. Home to her was a rural village in Kenya. She was a very intelligent woman who did stupendously well in school and eventually got herself a scholarship to attend school in the United States.(Nobel Peace Laureate) She graduated college with a degree in biological sciences and later went on to…

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  • Marie Salomea Sklodowska's Impact On The World

    The first woman to win a noble prize for not just Physics but Chemistry too, would have a dramatic impact on the world as we know it today. Marie Salomea Sklodowska was a polish scientist, born on November 7, 1867 in Warsaw, Congress Kingdom of Poland, Russia. Marie’s mother, Bronislawa, and father, Wladyslaw, were both teachers and wanted Marie to have an education. During school when Marie became fascinated with the art of science Marie’s parents were extremely encouraging and supportive.…

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  • Mentoring In Youth Development

    Literature Review 1. Mentoring is becoming one of the most popular social interactions in the United States today, with an estimated 3 million youth in formal one on one relationship (Rhodes & DuBois 2006, pg 254). Youth mentoring is shown to help youth, especially those at risk in terms of education, problem behavior job readiness, reduction in substance abuse or other anti -social behavior. Most mentoring is community based, in contrast to school based, and most target at risk populations…

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  • Disadvantages Of Basement Foundation

    beauty of a building you should look at; it’s the construction of the foundation that will stand the test of time,’ was a famous quote by David Allen Coe, quote provided by blogger guy (2015). As the quote states, without the great consideration that goes into the construction of the foundation, it would not matter how beautiful the building is as over time the building would collapse. Foundations provide a medium for the loads to be transferred from the structure to the ground, there are many…

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  • Metaphor And Symbolism In Langston Hughes's My People

    Metaphor and Symbolism in Langston Hughes’s My People My people is one of Langston Hughes’ poems which is about working class black African American people. In this poem, he compared the beauty of nature to the beauty of his people. My people is a very short poem, built in three stanzas which consist of two lines in each stanza. This poem was written in simple language, therefore, the readers can easily understand what he is trying to convey. I believe, beneath its simple words, this poem…

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  • Mexican Immigration Essay

    The border along Mexico and the United States should be taken off because it will bring amazing things to america if we collaborate with Mexicans. CITATIONS: "Mexico–United States Border." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 10 June 2016. N.D. Web. 10 June 2016 "Mexico." Economy: Facts, Population, GDP, Corruption, Business, Trade, Inflation. “Crime in Mexico.” Wikipedia. N.p.: Wikimedia Foundation, 9 June 2016. Web. 10 June 2016. Goo, Sara Kehaulani, and Posts. What Americans want to…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Mentoring Programs

    Breaking down large academies to smaller educational communities is a reform strategy to create stronger learning infrastructure for youth. In turn, these smaller educational communities provide more attention and personalization to better prepare youth for the real world. Internal changes of educational structure work in collaboration with teachers, advisors, and community advocates. Personalization programs that connect youth with adults are becoming more and more common. Mentoring…

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  • Albert Barnes Foundation Analysis

    Jamie Lancaster Professor Marissa Vigneault ARTH 3740 The Art of the Steal Albert C. Barnes, a man with an inventive outlook and an explicit objective, built the world’s greatest collection of Post-Impressionist art. After his death, Barnes left his collection and educational institution in a trust. To break apart his trust is to break apart Barnes vision. He mapped out the future of his institution, and for a time after his death, his wishes were followed. The Barnes Foundation gained more…

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