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    Project Overview Our project aims at identifying an organization, understanding its current business processes and help it with innovative, reasonable and effective solutions. We further concentrated on identifying the activities where information systems can be applied and can lead to innovation. To understand practical issues deeper, we searched for an organization which could benefit from innovative IT solutions. We chose an organization which we can visit, connect and communicate with easily, to get more information on their issues. To attain our goal, we decided to work with the library of Worcester Art Museum (WAM). After visiting this organization several times, we analyzed the situations of the library. We had a detailed conversation with the librarian, and finally decided to work on 2 major issues which the library faces. We know how public libraries serve as a valuable community resource – a learning place for people from all walk of live. Thus, taking advantage of technology world, our plan included resolving the library issues with technological innovations. Although we had planned to use the technology considering the adoptive nature of the library staff. Especially, in this…

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    Downtown Worcester is comprised of office buildings, clothing stores, restaurants, small cafes, and governmental offices such as City hall and Worcester Federal building. The common oval serves as the center location for big events that takes place throughout the year. Few weeks ago, Worcester held their first Pow Wow event at the common oval, where artist from all over the world came to display their artwork. During our walk, we saw few of the murals on the street that was painted during the…

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    A major struggle facing Worcester, MA is the prevalence of drug abuse amongst its citizens. In an attempt to combat this, Worcester Recovery High School will accept its first class of students this fall. The creators of the high school have carefully designed it to help teenagers who struggle with drug addictions receive support in their recovery while also working towards a high school diploma. Teachers and administrators have tailored the school to optimize conditions for the students’…

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    Breann Powell is an eighteen year old female and she is currently an Occupational Therapy student at Worcester State University. For this profile she filled out a “time study” that she recorded her activities for four days, an interest check list that she labeled different activities as a casual interest, a strong interest, or no interest, and she took a life balance inventory which gives life balance scores based on what she is interested in and how often she gets to do those things. Roles and…

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    1800’s. The struggle escalated in 1830 when Andrew Jackson passed the Indian Removal Act (“Worcester”). As a result, new issues arose on a fight that had been around for centuries between the Native Americans and the Americans. One major collateral outcome of this act is the Supreme Court case, Worcester vs. Georgia. This case and the results of it turned out to be a major step forward for the Native Americans fighting for their rights and freedom during this time. There were many events…

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    Introduction The Worcester cold storage fire arose on December 3rd 1999, killing 6 firefighters. This fire; even though it was a tragedy was a blessing in disguise because it gave fire fighters a new perspective on firefighting. The cause of the fire is reported to be started by 2 homeless men who were seeking shelter in the Worcester warehouse. Its been said that the fire started from a candle tipping over that the homeless men lit, and left without reporting the fire. The fire was finally…

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    For years I wondered was it possible to go to school fulltime and work fulltime? I wondered how more and more people were able to juggle full time work, and going back to school full-time? It did not seem like there was enough hours in the day to work and go to school. I often wondered if I would be to stressful to work and go to school fulltime. A study was done from Worcester State College in Worcester, Massachusetts for enrolled students over the age of 60. When asked, “ What would you…

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    Sam mcfatridge UMD 10.18.15 Even though the Indian tribes are sovereign nations, their jurisdictional rights are constantly under dispute. The nations are in charge of keeping order within their own territories and resolving disputes between their citizens. Doctrine of Discovery was used to justify the U.S. government's assumption of the legal title to lands occupied by Indians. Many cases affect the way the federal government listed tribes jurisdiction. The case Worcester v. Georgia determined…

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    demographics, health indicators and services, provide essential information facilitating the requirements of a community. APRNs can prepare for these challenges of health care disparity, through prior assessment of the community. Worcester County, the chosen community for assessment, is situated centrally in the state of Massachusetts (City of Worcester, 2014b). Community Description Topography Worcester County’s topography consists of 95.83% land and 65.95% water. The percentage of land and…

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    The way(s) that Shakespeare set(s) up the audience for the Battle of Shrewsbury is by Henry asking Worcester if he wants to make peace. Essentially, Worcester disagrees and says that he cannot do it even if he wanted to because of Henry’s doings—assuming that he is talking about what happened with Blunt in the last Act (Act V, Lines 1-114; Worcester and the King’s proposition conversation). Each character has a decision to make at the beginning of scene five and we really see how the decisions…

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