Essays Tagged: "University of Chicago"

"Symbolic Space: French Enlightenment Architecture and Its Legacy" by Richard A. Etlin.

ureRichard A. Etlin, Symbolic Space: French Enlightenment Architecture and Its Legacy. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1994; xxv + 198 pp.; 113 ills.Richard Etlin, in his study, Symbolic Spa ...

(8 pages) 165 0 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

This essay is about the trial of Leopold and Loeb

bsessed with crime. Despite his high intelligence and standing as the youngest graduate ever of the University of Michigan, Loeb read mostly detective stories. He read about crime, he planned crimes, ... onaire box manufacturer. At the time of their crime, the brilliant Leopold was a law student at the University of Chicago and was planning to begin studies at Harvard Law School after a family trip to ...

(11 pages) 49 0 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Short biography of Sewall Wright.

racture. He earned his Bachelor's degree at Lombard College in Illinois, his Master's degree at the University of Illinois and his PhD at Harvard University. Later, Wright worked for the US Department ... Wright worked for the US Department of Agriculture and as an associate professor of Zoology at the University of Chicago. Sewall Wright continued working even after his mandated retirement from the U ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Nuclear power: Advatages and disadvatages, also a short history of nuclear technology.

ear energy. The first reactor was built and sustained by the Italian scientist Enrico Fermi, at the University of Chicago in 1942. It is also interesting to know that even though the scientist didn't ...

(3 pages) 130 0 4.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

This is a review of Leslie White and his three key works.

cience of culture are the pillars of his scholarly reputation. White first attended Louisiana State University before transferring to Columbia University where he received a Bachelors Degree (1923) an ... t to a Boasian conception of culture has been insufficiently appreciated. In 1925 White went to the University of Chicago to study sociology but quickly found anthropology more to his taste. Here he c ...

(8 pages) 59 0 2.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Biography on Dr. Ernest Everett Just an embryologist

e with a degree in zoology, honors in botany and history, and honors in sociology; taught at Howard University; in 1916, he graduated magna cum laude from University of Chicago receiving his doctorate ... tory in Wood Hole, Massachusetts after obtaining his doctorate for experimental embryology from the University of Chicago in 1916 even though he was a black man. At the Marine Biological Laboratory, D ...

(1 pages) 28 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Nuclear Energy

lei let go of much of that energy. Scientists first released nuclear energy on a large scale at the University of Chicago in 1942, three years after World War II began. This achievement led to the dev ... 942 established the top-secret Manhattan Project to achieve this goal. A group of scientists at the University of Chicago had charge of producing plutonium for the Manhattan Project. The group include ...

(31 pages) 186 2 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

HARD TIMES Book Review: Hard Times by Studs Terkel An Oral History Of The Great Depression New York: Pantheon Books, 1970

Stud Terkel was born in nineteen twelve in New York, but grew up in Chicago. He graduated from the University of Chicago in nineteen thirty-two and from the University of Chicago Law School in ninete ...

(6 pages) 108 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

China's Latent Economic Crisis and Potential Risks

ential Risks associated with a Latent Economic Crisis1*Ms. HE Qinglian is a visiting scholar at the University of Chicago. She left China unannounced in June 2001 in the face of widespread, government ...

(22 pages) 389 3 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Biography of B.F. Skinner, Psychologist

literature was encouraged by his marriage in 1936 to Yvonne Blue. She had majored in English at the University of Chicago. She was an avid reader and she attended Skinner's summer school classes where ...

(3 pages) 95 2 4.6 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Herbert Alexander Simon

in 1916 in Milwaukee in America and died in February 2001 at an age of 85. Simon graduated from the University of Chicago in 1936, obtaining his PhD in 1943. After six years he became the Professor of ... n 1943. After six years he became the Professor of Administration and Psychology at Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, and later on, Professor of Computer Science and Psychology. He was one of ps ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

A French perspective on American Education

ects an underlying vision of education. This vision finds its embodiment in the College here at the University of Chicago.College is a typically American institution that has no equivalent either in F ...

(2 pages) 19 0 4.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

Social Groups and Institutions.

evelopment.The above statements are from Grace Kao, who is a renowned Professor of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania. She received her BA in Sociology at UC, Berkley and her MA and PhD at th ... m Pearson Prentice Hall published in Upper Saddle River, NJ.· Grace Kao, Ph.D, People at the University of Pennsylvania (2002) retrieved from www.ssc.upenn.edu/soc/People/kaograce,html

(2 pages) 96 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

"North Korea, Another Country" by Bruce Cunnings

elationship between North Korea and USA. Bruce Cumings, the author is a professor of history at the University of Chicago. Throughout the entire book, he sounds as though he was a communist himself. E ...

(5 pages) 22 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

McKinsey Case Study Analysis

case study analysis of McKinsey and Company (McKinsey). Founded in 1926 by James "Mac" McKinsey, a University of Chicago professor, the firm started as an accounting and engineering consultancy agenc ...

(10 pages) 267 0 4.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Lawmen: US Marshalls

me the first official historian for the U.S. Marshal Service in the early eighties. He attended the University of Chicago where he received his PH.D.. in American History and has previously published ...

(3 pages) 452 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Music

Allan Bloom’s “MUSIC”        Allan Bloom, a professor at the University of Chicago, has advocated the adverse effects of rock music on the minds of young people. ... sday afternoonAllan Bloom’s “MUSIC”        Allan Bloom, a professor at the University of Chicago, has advocated the adverse effects of rock music on the minds of young people. ...

(5 pages) 31 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Rock Music

t Socrates, Nietzche and Plato to make his essay appear more scholarly.Bloom was a professor at the University of Chicago for many years and he has also written many books including The Closing of the ...

(5 pages) 36 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

SEX and COLLEGE GRADUATES

data on the sexual activity of the American public have been collected by social scientists at the University of Chicago. Their most concentrated effort was Sex in America, based on a 1992 study tota ... ional average in the 1992 study was about one sexual episode a week, lasting about half an hour.The university's General Social Survey (GSS) database on sexual activity has grown to nearly 10,000 resp ...

(11 pages) 12 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Women and Affirmative Action

in the workplace. For example, in 1954 Gerhard Weinberg (1996) was a member of a committee for the University of Chicago that awarded fellowships, but "the department did not, as a matter of policy, ... should be taken into account with the hiring and firing of employees. One of the first was Bakke v. University of California in 1978, in which a White male sued the university because he said he had b ...

(6 pages) 20 0 3.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues