Essays Tagged: "University of Washington"

Report on "Return With Honor", By Captain Scott O'Grady

al was still to become a fighter pilot. So he enrolled in an aeronautical engineeringprogram at the University of Washington in Seattle. He then switched his major toaccounting then to business then t ... k to live with his dad inSeattle. His dad's friend knew of a good school, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Universityin Florida. Scott applied and was accepted for the fall term but the Florida campus wasful ...

(3 pages) 52 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

the relationship between the mind, music, and human behavior

station of this phenomenon is when you remember the jingles in commercials. A test conducted at the University of Washington demonstrated that brand names were more easily recalled when they were pres ... le that indicates how humans function while being subjected to music. A group of specialists at the University of Connecticut studied how people communicate with each other while background music was ...

(8 pages) 371 0 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Becoming Responsible Communicators

. Haig A. Bosmajian, a professor of Parliamentary Procedure, Rhetoric, and Freedom of Speech at the University of Washington, uses many examples in his essay, "The Language of Oppression," to demonstr ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

A College Education: Is it Worth $100,000?

men and women who are working in jobs that do promote their ability. Jim McKay, a graduate from the University of Washington, with a degree in English, did not expect the reality that hit him when he ... any of the jobs he considered English major related. The newspaper wouldn't hire him, nor would his university, nor a beer company as a sales representative. With a feeling of dismay, McKay thought ma ...

(4 pages) 81 0 4.4 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

How is Physics taken as?

description fits only a very small minority. Typically, in the U. S., no more than one in every 30 university students taking introductory physics will major in the subject. The trouble with the trad ... generalizations is taken from the cited articles on research by the Physics Education Group at the University of Washington. However, the same arguments could be based on findings by other investigat ...

(2 pages) 37 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Michael Lucero and the Lady with two curls (with references)

trating a certain animal or insect on his pieces. His undergraduate work was done at Humboldt State University, and in 1978, he received his M.F.A. degree from the University of Washington. There he m ...

(4 pages) 58 1 4.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Adequacy Of High School English Writing Program. "Explaining a Concept"

irectly from high school in different fields. Usually a student getting admission in the College or University must meet the level of academic performance and show evidence of the high school preparat ... ts have a wide range of writing skill. Many students write extremely well, some well enough to pass university entrance writing examinations as a high school freshman. Other students struggle with wri ...

(2 pages) 35 0 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Teen Suicide: A Growing Epidemic

warning signs of a suicidal student."Much of the problem," says James Mazza, a psychologist at the University of Washington, "is rooted in schools' tendency to sidestep discussions of psychological i ... p. 64.Spirito, Anthony. "Cognitive characteristics predict adolescent suicide attempts." The Brown University Child and Adolescent Behavior Letter, (1997), June: p. 1-4.

(5 pages) 135 2 4.8 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

An Analysis of Sherman Alexies short story Lawyers League from Ten Little Indians how its theme of racism is apparent in the story.

lives as well as their dreams. In this story, Richard is a Political Science graduate of the University of Washington. He is half black and half Native American descent. His goal is to be the P ...

(2 pages) 33 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Loftus and palmer.

od:The method being used for this experiment is a laboratory experiment.Sample:45 students from the University of Washington were asked to do the first experiment whilst 150 students were asked to do ...

(5 pages) 33 2 1.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Addiction - chemical dependence or habit?

nforcing," says G. Alan Marlatt, Ph.D., director of the Addictive Behaviours Research Centre at the University of Washington. "We get immediate gratification from them and find them very hard to give ... , (1998) Nicotine pharmacology and addiction. Nicotine safety and toxicity. 3-18. New York : Oxford University Press.Bethesda, MD (200) National Survey Results on Drug Use, 1975-2000, Vol. II. (Colleg ...

(7 pages) 235 1 4.8 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

"Quiet Odyssey" by Mary Paik Lee.

ation, as reflected in Lee's accounts of personal experience and Asian American Cultures 101 of the University of Washington.Asian Americans, including Lee and her family, were constantly harassed by ...

(5 pages) 68 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

The Permian Extinction

nother indication that a comet or asteroid was responsible for the Permian extinction.A team led by University of Washington geochemist Luann Becker found soccer ball-shaped carbon molecules in Permia ...

(7 pages) 17 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Recording Enginer

eges that had good music computer engineering programs and came up with four colleges. They are The University of Colorado ""Boulder, The University of Washington, Ball State University, and Bloomsbur ... s and came up with a few that had the best programs. The first school that stood out was Ball State University. Ball State's bachelor degree in music engineering technology combines academics and musi ...

(7 pages) 13 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Anti-Affirmative Action

igion, or sexuality. It makes employers hire people just because of they are part of a minority.The University of Washington removed its practice of "race-conscious" decisions after enforcing it for t ... he should get the job. By using affirmative action you are discriminating against the majority.The University of Washington had a bake sale to protest affirmative action. They allowed any student to ...

(3 pages) 22 1 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

The Insanity Defense: Crazy or Not?

The article "The Insanity Defense and the Unabomber Trial" by Barbara Sarason of the University of Washington touches on a number of important questions for all members of our society t ...

(3 pages) 38 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Is There Intrinsic Value in Nature?

3;1� Running head: INTRINSIC VALUE OF NATUREIs There Intrinsic Value in Nature?Debra A FosterUniversity of Maine at FarmingtonPHI101Dr. George Miller�AbstractThe definition of intrinsic ... "in itself," or "for its own sake," or "as such," or "in its own right." (Zimmerman, 2003, p. 1)The University of Washington offers this explanation: "Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic (Instrumental) Value: To ...

(11 pages) 49 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

What is globalization, drivers of globalization, effects of globalization.

ation, and some theories on traditional trade. AlsoGlobalization as defined by Charles Hill, of the University of Washington"… refers to the shift toward a more integrated and interdependent wo ... ost any company regardless of size. ByReference:Hill, Charles W.L. (2009). International Business. [University of Phoenix Custom Edition e-Text]. New York: McGraw-Hill Irwin. Retrieved April 2, 209, f ...

(3 pages) 98 1 4.3 May/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Sample of Self Assessment

achieved.Core competencies were achieved through undergraduate coursework, graduate classes at the University of Washington, seminars and symposia, and work experience. I feel strongly that my knowle ... thods and tools for capturing data which answers the research question.Timeline:10/12/06: meet with University of Washington biostatistics consultant to review research plan and discuss methods for da ...

(4 pages) 75 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

A Learning Theorist: Edward Ray Guthrie

�Learning Theoristtennessee state universityLearning TheoristEdwin Ray GuthrieCourtney Evans9/29/2011�One of th ... thrie resigned from the philosophy department in 1918 to enroll in a military training class at the University of Washington. Guthrie was discharged in December of 1918 at the end of the war and never ... enson Smith.Stevenson Smith was a trained psychologist who founded the psychology department at the University of Washington in 1917. Stevenson and Guthrie coauthored many textbooks on behaviorism tha ...

(10 pages) 3 0 0.0 Dec/2011

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology