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A Field Test of StorableVotes in Large Elections: Student Elections on the Columbia Campus

Alessandra Casella

in Storable Votes: Protecting the Minority Voice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195309096
eISBN:
9780199918171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309096.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter 6 of Part I described a field quasi-experiment—a survey matched to actual observed behavior—run during university student elections at Columbia University. This chapter presents testing of ... More


Aspiring Feminist and Social Science Progressive, 1908–1912

Robyn Muncy

in Relentless Reformer: Josephine Roche and Progressivism in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691122731
eISBN:
9781400852413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691122731.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter details events in Josephine Roche's life from 1908 to 1912. Shortly after graduating from Vassar, Roche pursued graduate study at Columbia University in New York City. Her courses and ... More


Julian Schwinger at Columbia University

JAGDISH MEHRA and KIMBALL A. MILTON

in Climbing the Mountain: The Scientific Biography of Julian Schwinger

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198527459
eISBN:
9780191709593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527459.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Julian Schwinger became a frequent visitor to the excellent Columbia University Library in New York City. The Schwingers lived quite close to the University, and Julian often walked there, casually ... More


A Lever Long Enough: A History of Columbia's School of Engineering and Applied Science Since 1864

Robert McCaughey

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166881
eISBN:
9780231537520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166881.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book provides a social history of Columbia University's School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS). It combines archival research with oral testimony and contemporary interviews to build a ... More


Missing the Boat 1945–1964

Robert McCaughey

in A Lever Long Enough: A History of Columbia's School of Engineering and Applied Science Since 1864

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166881
eISBN:
9780231537520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166881.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter reviews developments at Columbia University's School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) during the years 1945–1964. It first considers the leadership vacuum at SEAS in the ... More


“A Seeker after the Broadening Truth”

James S. Humphreys

in Francis Butler Simkins: A Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032658
eISBN:
9780813039411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032658.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

After his one-year appointment at the Citadel ended in June 1921, the frustration that Simkins felt over what he regarded as the impersonal and unchallenging graduate education at Columbia failed to ... More


Nicholas Miraculous: The Amazing Career of the Redoubtable Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler

Michael Rosenthal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174213
eISBN:
9780231539524
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174213.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

To those who loved him, like Theodore Roosevelt, he was “Nicholas Miraculous,” the fabled educator who had a hand in everything; to those who did not, like novelist Upton Sinclair, he was “the ... More


Benjamin Graham: 1894–1976: Dean of Wall Street

Edward Morris

in Wall Streeters: The Creators and Corruptors of American Finance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170543
eISBN:
9780231540506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170543.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The life of Benjamin Graham and the development of securities analysis.


A Corner in the University 1889–1929

Robert McCaughey

in A Lever Long Enough: A History of Columbia's School of Engineering and Applied Science Since 1864

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166881
eISBN:
9780231537520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166881.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on developments at Columbia University's Schools of Mining, Engineering and Chemistry during the years 1889–1929, when the university underwent transformation from a small, ... More


A Provincial Confronts Modernity

James S. Humphreys

in Francis Butler Simkins: A Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032658
eISBN:
9780813039411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032658.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In September 1919, Simkins headed north to attend graduate school at Columbia University in New York City. He left New York City in 1920 and returned to South Carolina to teach at the Citadel, a ... More


A Lever Long Enough: Seas at one Hundred Fifty

Robert McCaughey

in A Lever Long Enough: A History of Columbia's School of Engineering and Applied Science Since 1864

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166881
eISBN:
9780231537520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166881.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter evaluates the status of Columbia University's School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) as it celebrates its 150th anniversary. It first looks at the SEAS faculty, which increased ... More


An American Homer for the Twentieth Century

Seth L Schein

in Homer in the Twentieth Century: Between World Literature and the Western Canon

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298266
eISBN:
9780191711602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298266.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter considers how institutional contexts can affect the reading of Homer. Specifically, it examines the role of ‘great books’ courses at US universities as the predominant educational ... More


“Great Personalities Make Great Universities”

Michael Rosenthal

in Nicholas Miraculous: The Amazing Career of the Redoubtable Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174213
eISBN:
9780231539524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174213.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses Nicholas Murray Butler's initiatives as the twelfth president of Columbia University. Once he was president, Butler ingested the university, becoming, for all emotional ... More


Instrumentalism in Chicago and New York, 1903–1934

Bruce Kuklick

in A History of Philosophy in America: 1720-2000

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199260164
eISBN:
9780191597893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260168.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Another variant of pragmatism, instrumentalism, flourished under the auspices of John Dewey at the University of Chicago in the 1890s. Instrumentalism was less interested than pragmatism in saving ... More


Engineering in America–Before Engineers

Robert McCaughey

in A Lever Long Enough: A History of Columbia's School of Engineering and Applied Science Since 1864

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166881
eISBN:
9780231537520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166881.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents a history of engineering in America before Columbia University's School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) was established. It first looks back to the time before the ... More


The Great Depression and the Good War 1930–1945

Robert McCaughey

in A Lever Long Enough: A History of Columbia's School of Engineering and Applied Science Since 1864

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166881
eISBN:
9780231537520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166881.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses developments at Columbia University's School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) during the years 1930–1945, a period marked by two momentous global events: the Great ... More


Bottoming Out 1965–1975

Robert McCaughey

in A Lever Long Enough: A History of Columbia's School of Engineering and Applied Science Since 1864

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166881
eISBN:
9780231537520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166881.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the problems that hounded Columbia University's School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) during the years 1965–1975. A decade-long campus conflict began at Columbia in ... More


Uneven Ascent 1980–1994

Robert McCaughey

in A Lever Long Enough: A History of Columbia's School of Engineering and Applied Science Since 1864

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166881
eISBN:
9780231537520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166881.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines developments at Columbia University's School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) during the years 1980–1994. The departure in 1980 of William J. McGill as Columbia ... More


“Jastrow Is, I’m Sorry to Say, a Hebrew”

Michael Rosenthal

in Nicholas Miraculous: The Amazing Career of the Redoubtable Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174213
eISBN:
9780231539524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174213.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Nicholas Murray Butler's anti-Semitic policies as president of Columbia University. In addition to a powerhouse, Butler liked to think of Columbia as civilization's ... More


“Mr. Butler’s Asylum”

Michael Rosenthal

in Nicholas Miraculous: The Amazing Career of the Redoubtable Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174213
eISBN:
9780231539524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174213.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses Nicholas Murray Butler's campaign for peace and international cooperation as well as his dispute with two faculty members of Columbia University, James McKeen Cattell and Henry ... More


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