Essays Tagged: "Columbia University"

The Mirror Has Two Faces A Movie Review

rgan played by Lauren Becallin New York. Jeff Bridges who plays Gregory Larkin a math instructor at ColumbiaUniversity is a man in search of the perfect woman who is not interested in sex but onlycomp ...

(2 pages) 46 0 3.7 Nov/1996

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

Policy paper. Justice for Teachers

students and their teachers? Linda Darling-Hammond is a professor of education at Teachers College, Columbia University, and co-director of the National Center for Restructuring Education, Schools, an ...

(8 pages) 381 2 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Milton Friedman, his theory and work.

Milton Friedman is known as one of the top economists in the world. He has a Ph. D. from Columbia University, won a Noble Memorial Prize in economics and has also been awarded many honorary ...

(4 pages) 214 0 3.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Cross of straight Winged Fruit Flies With Nubbin winged flies

rk with.Thomas Hunt Morgan was an American zoologist. He was a professor of experimental zoology at Columbia University. From his experiments he concluded that the individual units of heredity, (genes ...

(5 pages) 50 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Capital Punishment

inmates awaiting execution may have been wrongly convicted. A twenty-three year study conducted by Columbia University Law Professor James S. Liebman states that "American capital sentences are so pe ...

(10 pages) 181 1 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

"Allen Ginsberg." Gives a short biography, tells what elements of poetry he used,who impacted his life the most, and what I felt about his work.

od. Ginsberg grew up in Patterson, New Jersey. His crazy mother dominated his home life. He went to Columbia University, planning a career as a labor lawyer. Although, after his freshman year, he fell ... ough, after his freshman year, he fell into a group of wild souls and was eventually suspended from Columbia. He began experimenting with drugs and thinking he and his friends were striving for a grea ...

(4 pages) 73 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Joel-Peter Witkin, the photographer.

earned a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts at Cooper Union. He then received a fellowship in poetry at Columbia UniversityJoel-Peter Witkin often tells an autobiographical story that explains "the bloody ...

(4 pages) 66 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Garry Winogrand.

erm of duty, he went on to City College in New York City to study painting. A year later he went to Columbia University to study both painting and photography. There he met George Zimbel, a student an ... study both painting and photography. There he met George Zimbel, a student and photographer for the Columbia Spectator, the university newspaper. Zimbel introduced Garry to the darkroom in the college ...

(6 pages) 63 0 3.3 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Lawrence Ferlinghetti a 1950's revolutionary poet.

York. Lawrence Ferlinghetti received a BA from the University of North Carolina (1941), an MA from Columbia University (1948), and the Doctorate from the University Sorbonne in Paris (1950). He himse ...

(2 pages) 42 0 2.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Against Legalizing Marijuana.

d 150,000 individuals enter rehab for marijuana treatment every year?Marijuana is a gateway drug. A Columbia University Centre on Addiction and Substance Abuse study showed that children who smoke mar ... om people who have smoked marijuana. Denise Kandel, a researcher in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University stated that, "Very few individuals who have tried heroin and cocaine have not al ...

(3 pages) 198 7 4.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Georgia O'Keeffe, Georgia O'Keeffe's life and description of two of her paintings.

1912-1914. During the summers, O'Keeffe worked as an assistant to Alon Bement of Teachers College, Columbia University. Here she met Arthur Wesley Dow who introduced her to the idea that art is the e ...

(5 pages) 72 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

History of food in Manhattan

a primitive chic hotel two doors down from the diner, met up with my brother, a graduate student at Columbia University. We wandered around Fifth and Sixth avenue trying to determine where Mesa Grill ...

(28 pages) 141 3 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

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

of his scholarly reputation. White first attended Louisiana State University before transferring to Columbia University where he received a Bachelors Degree (1923) and a Masters Degree (1924) in Psych ... pany, Inc.1975The Concept of Cultural Systems: A Key to Understanding Tribes and Nations. New York: Columbia University Press.

(8 pages) 59 0 2.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Political: Student Rights Radical activists are taking over our schools

generation to the next. As Horowitz says, "Modern radicalism is the return of the repressed." (338)Columbia University has recently appointed a professor who has been a very outspoken critic of the U ... ight at either home or abroad." He openly blames the horrors of 9-11 strictly on the United States. Columbia's aggressive pursuit and hiring of Khalidi is a vivid reflection of where its political sym ...

(4 pages) 24 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Lou Gehrig essay during 20's and 30's

istina, strongly wanted him to get a first-class quality education. As a result, in 1921 he went to Columbia University on a football scholarship. Lou Gehrig was planning on perusing a degree in the e ... ford in the Eastern League Resulting in his ban for all intercollegiate sports his freshman year at Columbia University. Lou Gehrig returned to intercollegiate sports for Columbia University his sopho ...

(5 pages) 22 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Hammer, Richard: One Morning in the War: The Tragedy at Son My. - Book Review, includes biography information about author. 2 sources besides book included

e he received his A.B. in 1950, Trinity College in Hartford where he received his M.A. in 1951, and Columbia University as a graduate student from 1951-53. Hammer was a news assistant with the Nationa ...

(10 pages) 50 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Margaret Mead- this was written for an anthropology class

d under the great anthropologist Franz Boaz while at Barnard, and later went on to get her PhD from Columbia University. "For Mead, anthropology was an urgent calling, a way to bring new understanding ...

(3 pages) 78 0 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Biography of Georgia O'Keeffe

ended the summer art classes at the University of Alon Bement, a visiting professor from New York's Columbia University.In the fall of 1915, O'Keeffe taught art at a teachers college in Columbia, Sout ... to find her own style. These early works represented her dreams and visions. She mailed them to her Columbia classmate and good friend Anita Pollitzer, who showed the works to Alfred Stieglitz, a prof ...

(6 pages) 71 1 3.9 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Plimpton 322

mpton 322 is a cuneiform clay tablet with the catalog number 322 in the G.A. Plimpton Collection at Columbia University. Probably the most well known mathematical tablet, it was written in the Old Bab ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

How does grief from violent deaths differ from other deaths?

ing on the nature of the death. A review done by the Catholic University of America in Maryland and Columbia University in New York respectively, links sudden and violent deaths with excessive or trau ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.4 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology