Essays Tagged: "University of California Berkeley"

Ecstacy; A large proportion of young people, especially in Britain,are regular users of the drug Ecstasy,Adam,X or MDMA for a simple reason: it provides ....ect.

ather' as he describes himself is Alexander Shulgin. After obtaining a PhD in biochemistry from the University of California at Berkeley, Shulgin got a job as a research chemist with Dow Chemicals, fo ... lf-conscious and able tofeel emotions more clearly, while a small minority become more depressed. A university lecturer who was oversensitive to Prozac described how, as member of an examination revie ...

(10 pages) 221 10 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Diversity in school and life.

d to determine its outcome on students. The affirmative action law is hurting the minorities in the university education system.Students with inferior academic credentials are admitted in order to ach ... virtually anyone of the right color who applies. In order to fulfill affirmative action objectives, university admissions officers cannot afford to pay too much attention to the probability of a stude ...

(4 pages) 264 0 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

George Gerbner and the Mean World Syndrome

ster. Gerbner obtained his U.S. citizenship and earned his bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of California at Berkeley in 1942. He earned a Ph.D. from the University of Southern Cali ... a and moved to New York.In 1964, he became the dean of the Annenberg School of Communication at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn State archives). Here, he devoted over 40 years studying the effect ...

(3 pages) 32 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Discrimination and Reverse Discrimination

John Wilson:"As Nick Catoggio went to his mailbox, he knew that his acceptance letter from Harvard University had arrived. Although Nick was nervous, he knew that his hard work in high school had gai ... an African American to get hired at a prestigious job, let alone be granted acceptance into a major university. Today, after all these anti-discrimination laws have been passed, it is extremely hard f ...

(9 pages) 411 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Analyze How Ishmael Reed Is A Prophet And Oracle

orking as a correspondent for the Empire Star Weekly, a black community newspaper. He taught at the University of California at Berkeley since the late 1960s. He also has held visiting appointments at ... ng appointments at many other academic institutions, including Yale, Harvard, Dartmouth, Washington University in St. Louis, and Buffalo. In addition to winning several awards for his writing, he has ...

(2 pages) 40 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Affirmative Action: A good intention Gone Sour

te 1970s, Allan Bakke, a white student who had been denied admission to Davis Medical School at the University of California, challenged the idea of affirmative action in higher education in the Supre ... are not fully prepared and equipped to handle. "Under affirmative action, 42% of the blacks at the University of California Berkeley dropped out in the years 1980-91, as opposed to only 16% of the wh ...

(4 pages) 85 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Olympia, Manet and Modernization

to scholarly criticism ignited and still persist today. T.J. Clark, an art history professor at the University of California at Berkeley, examines this painting and responds to it in his book, The Pai ...

(8 pages) 111 2 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Should private schools receive federal and state tax money?

by USC, and the physical research WIMPS (weakly interacting massive particles) released by Stanford University. If the government can patronize or cooperate with them, many useful research and discove ...

(2 pages) 59 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Physiological Perception Filters

icular meaning to the individual.My own group's studies, carried out over more than 30 years at the University of California at Berkeley, suggest that perception cannot be understood solely by examini ...

(21 pages) 111 1 2.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Biography On Charles Manson

hrough those doors. Charles Manson headed to San Francisco. Once there, he liked to hang out at the University of California-Berkeley campus and play his guitar. One day, while doing so, he was sittin ... nged Mary's personality. She let her guard down and became more open-minded.She quit her job as the University of California-Berkeley librarian and she andCharles stole a car and traveled. They slept ...

(8 pages) 61 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"The Media Monopoly" Ben H. Bagdikian

ition, was written by Ben H. Bagdikian, a dean emeritus of the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California at Berkeley and a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist. Bagdikian originally p ...

(9 pages) 80 0 4.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Deconstructing Architecture Using EvenHookey

stractThe e-voting technology method to symmetric encryption is defined not only by the improvement of forward-error correction, but also by the technical need for DHTs. In fact, few electrical engine ... lso by the technical need for DHTs. In fact, few electrical engineers would disagree with the study of expert systems. Despite the fact that it is largely a theoretical mission, it has ample historica ...

(9 pages) 23 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

STar Value Vs. Brand Value

lic education should be guaranteed for everybody. An intelligent boy should not be denied to a good university because of his wealth status, but his entrance into a good university should be examined ... 7; of a student. The "star value" of a student is what affects the "brand value" of the university's name. Public colleges and universities are turning into brand names like clothing lines ...

(4 pages) 14 0 5.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Achieving Fault Tolerance Using RAID Technology

g and after a hard disk failure.The Birth of RAIDThe RAID acronym was introduced in a 1988 paper by University of California at Berkeley scientists David Patterson, Garth Gibson, and Randy Katz propos ...

(12 pages) 91 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Altoids

esearch on these things called "Altoids." A visit to the historic Bancroft Library at the campus of University of California Berkeley yielded that Altoids were a kind of primitive treat developed by t ...

(3 pages) 410 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

NOTORIOUS B.I.G./2PAC

a symbol of black power and racks up sales of his posthumously released recordings. Since 1997, the University of California at Berkeley has offered a class called The Poetry and History of Tupac Shak ...

(2 pages) 10 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

“Governor Of California, Hiram Johnson”

nson? and ?Hiram Johnson: California?) Hiram Johnson was born in Sacramento in 1866. He went to the University of California at Berkeley in 1884 but later dropped out to marry Minerva ?Minne? McNeal a ...

(5 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Jack London

educated himself by borrowing books from the Oakland Public Library. At 19 he was accepted into he University of California at Berkeley. He started his career by writing short stories for the newspap ...

(3 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Saving California Languages by Katharine Whittmore

us Advocates Members: Carol Korb a graduate of Humboldt and Leanne Hilton a linguistic professor of University of California at Berkeley. They will visit three Master-Apprentice teams in central Calif ...

(4 pages) 895 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Analysis of Apple's Steve Jobs personality traits

later hired as a summer employee. That was when 16 year old Jobs met 21 year old Stephen Wozniak, a University of California at Berkeley dropout with a passion for inventing electronic gadgets, who wa ... f How the Mac Was Made", O'Reilly Media, IncJobs, Steve (12 June 2005) speech delivered at Stanford University's Commencement Address, http://news.stanford.edu/news/2005/june15/jobs-061505.htmlPollack ...

(15 pages) 107 0 3.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication