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    Talking Glossary of Genomics Terminology: A Genomics Education Module for American Indian Communities

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    This paper describes the development of an audio visual genomics glossary that was designed as an education tool for American Indian communities. This ‚ÄúTalking Glossary of Genomics Terminology‚ÄĚ is a multimedia DVD that was modeled on the ‚ÄúTalking Glossary of Genetics,‚ÄĚ which was developed by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI). The NHGRI Glossary was modified and expanded with content designed to increase awareness among American Indians about cancer, genomics, and personalized medicine. Partners on the project include the Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc., Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Arizona Cancer Center at the University of Arizona, the Translational Genomics Research Institute, as well as Arizona State University and University of Arizona graduate students

    A Census Of Domestic Violence: Gun Homicides In Arizona

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    To better assess the dynamics of domestic violence gun homicides in Arizona, Everytown collaborated with the Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence (ACESDV) to closely examine intimate partner gun homicides in Arizona between 2009-2013. This research is the first and most comprehensive of its kind for the state. The incidents documented in this report, and the data drawn from them, vividly illustrate that Arizona needs an improved approach to addressing the threat gun violence poses for victims of domestic violenc


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    This study aims to determine how the influence of behavior therapy counseling to overcome isolated behavior of junior high school students. In this study, researchers used qualitative research methods with a qualitative descriptive model. Subjects taken in this study amounted to 7 students who came from class VIII. Data collection methods in this study using observation, interviews and documentation. The validity of the data used was data triangulation technique, in research the data used was source triangulation. The data analysis that the researchers used was inductive analysis with steps consisting of data reduction, data presentation, and the last, in the form of drawing conclusions. The results showed that behavior therapy counseling to overcome students' isolated behavior can be applied in junior high schools. This is evidenced by the results of research which show the isolated behavior of students before being given behavior therapy counseling services is in the low category. Meanwhile, after being provided with behavior therapy counseling services, it shows that 5 people are in the high category and the other 2 people are in the category that is in several indicator

    Meningkatkan Kemampuan Kepala Sekolah dalam Mengelola Sekolah melalui Workshop Total Quality Management dan Supervisi Manajerial di SMP Binaan

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    Penelitian ini bertujuan meningkatkan kemampuan kepala sekolah dalam mengelola sekolah melalui workshop total quality management (TQM) dan supervisi manajerial di sekolah binaan. Subyek penelitian tindakan sekolah ini adalah lima orang kepala sekolah yang bertugas pada 1) SMP Al-Mukmin Percut Sei Tuan, 2) SMP Maetreawira Percut Sei Tuan, 3) SMP Amir Hamzah Percut Sei Tuan 4) SMP Al-Maksum Percut Sei Tuan dan 5) SMP Negeri 5 Percut Sei Tuan. Metode penelitian yang digunakan adalah metode penelitian tindakan sekolah melalui 2 siklus. Teknik analisis data menggunakan perhitungan persentase jumlah kepala sekolah yang mampu menerapkan total quality management dengan jumlah persentase kepala sekolah yang belum mampu menerapkan total quality management. Hasil penelitian menunjukkan: (1) Kepala SMP Al-Mukmin Percut Sei Tuan yang pada siklus I baru menerapkan 55,56% indikator TQM, namun pada siklus II telah menerapkan 100% indikator TQM; (2) Kepala SMP Maetreawira Percut Sei Tuan, yang pada siklus I baru menerapkan 51,85% indikator TQM, namun pada siklus II telah menerapkan 100% indikator TQM, (3) Kepala SMP Amir Hamzah Percut Sei Tuan yang pada siklus I baru menerapkan 55,56% indikator TQM, namun pada siklus II telah menerapkan 100% indikator TQM, (4) Kepala SMP Al-Maksum Percut Sei Tuan yang pada siklus I baru menerapkan 48,15% indikator TQM namun pada siklus II telah menerapkan 100% indikator TQM, (5) Kepala SMP Negeri 5 Percut Sei Tuan yang pada siklus I baru menerapkan 55,56% indikator TQM, namun pada siklus II telah menerapkan 100% indikator TQM, (8) Kemampuan manajemen kepala sekolah dalam menerapkan TQM meningkat setelah dilakukan workshop dan supervisi manajerial

    A revision of the species of Anogdus LeConte of the United States and Canada (Coleoptera: Leiodidae: Leiodinae: Leiodini)

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    A review of the genus Anogdus LeConte (Coleoptera: Leiodidae: Leiodinae: Leiodini) of North America finds 16 species. Ten of these were previously described and there are no new synonyms. Six are named as new species: A. alachua n. sp., of Florida; A. cochise, n. sp., of Arizona; A. huachuca n. sp., of Arizona; A. rileyi n. sp, of Texas; A. texanus n. sp., of Texas and Oklahoma; and A. tridens n. sp, of Arkansas, Arizona, Illinois, Indiana, Oklahoma, and Texas. A key is provided to aid identification of the species

    One Arizona: Evaluation Executive Brief

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    At a time when an extraordinary rhetoric of hate and intolerance defines our political climate, a narrative of fear towards newcomers threatens to divide us, and the Supreme Court is deadlocked on moving forward President Obama's Executive Actions on immigration, we are deeply moved and lifted up by the story of One Arizona. This is a story of a standout coalition of community partners that is transforming Arizona into a model for Latino civic engagement and political empowerment. Against the heated debate of building more walls along the southern border, One Arizona is a bright light and a reason for hope

    University strategic planning in Cameroon: what lessons for sub-Saharan Africa?

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    This article argues that the global, regional, and local realities can complement rather than contradict each other in the process of strategic planning for universities in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Using the case of the University of Buea in Cameroon, it attempts to use the global trends of polarisation in knowledge production capacity as an input or tool for identifying strategic choice in the process of strategic planning in institutions. The national policy background is used to highlight the context and inherent role of the central government in the process of institutional strategic planning

    Arizona Science Center

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    Located in downtown Phoenix, the Arizona Science Center features more than 300 hands-on exhibits, a state-of-the-art planetarium, a five-story giant-screen theater, live demonstrations, traveling exhibitions, and science programs for people of all ages. The website provides online companion guides to exhibits, planetarium presentations and films, including Coral Reefs, Arizona Skies, Cosmic Coasters, Starry Story Time, and Solar Grand Tour. Off site programming and traveling exhibits include the Star Lab portable planetarium, Arizona Rocks, Arizona Water, and Chemyseries. Educational levels: Informal education
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