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Classrooms off the Expressway: A New Mission for Higher Education

Sharon Haar

in The City as Campus: Urbanism and Higher Education in Chicago

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665648
eISBN:
9781452946528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665648.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter discusses the conflicted history behind the construction of the University of Illinois at Chicago Circle (UICC). During the 1950s, Mayor Richard J. Daley opted to construct a school in ... More


The Egalitarian Mentor

Tara H. Abraham

in Rebel Genius: Warren S. McCulloch's Transdisciplinary Life in Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035095
eISBN:
9780262335386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035095.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter contextualizes the 1943 paper by Warren McCulloch and Walter Pitts on the logic of neural activity through McCulloch’s emerging institutional roles at the University of Illinois at ... More


“Model of the Modern Urban University”: The New Spatial Form of the Chicago Circle Campus

Sharon Haar

in The City as Campus: Urbanism and Higher Education in Chicago

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665648
eISBN:
9781452946528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665648.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter details the various architectural considerations and nuances behind the construction of the urban campus of the time—the University of Illinois at Chicago Circle (UICC), so named because ... More


The Great Unspoken: Teaching and Learning Working-Class History from the Seminar Room to the Union Hall

James R. Barrett

in Civic Labors: Scholar Activism and Working-Class Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040498
eISBN:
9780252098932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040498.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

In this chapter, the author reflects on his more than thirty years of teaching at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to underscore some of the important contributions labor historians ... More


The Polk School: Intersections of Women’s Labor Leadership Education and the Public Sphere

Emily E. LB. Twarog

in Civic Labors: Scholar Activism and Working-Class Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040498
eISBN:
9780252098932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040498.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

In this chapter, the author examines the transformative role of a multiday residential labor school in which she served as director, both for the female participants and for herself: the Regina V. ... More


Campus Revolt: The Reform of the Commuter University

Sharon Haar

in The City as Campus: Urbanism and Higher Education in Chicago

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665648
eISBN:
9781452946528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665648.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter discusses the failures of modern urban planning within a changing social milieu in the latter part of the twentieth century, with the University of Illinois at Chicago Circle (UICC) ... More


A Practical Degree: The University of Illinois

Carol Boggess

in James Still: A Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174181
eISBN:
9780813174815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174181.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the third and last step in his higher education. Guy Loomis funded Still and Dare Redmond to earn a BS degree in library science from the University of Illinois in Champaign. ... More


Salad Days at University

Peter Mansfield

in The Long Road to Stockholm: The Story of Magnetic Resonance Imaging - An Autobiography

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199664542
eISBN:
9780191758461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664542.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics, History of Physics

Roy Wallis and the author both chose Queen Mary College, London to study for their degrees, he in mathematics and the author in Physics. In the first year exams he came top of the class. There were ... More


Realpolitik of Academic Freedom: The Steven Salaita Case

John Protevi

in Academic Freedom

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198791508
eISBN:
9780191868450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791508.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores the academic freedom aspects of the case of Steven Salaita and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (U.I.U.C.). After presenting the facts of the case, a sketch of the ... More


Radicals in the Heartland: The 1960s Student Protest Movement at the University of Illinois

Michael V. Metz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042416
eISBN:
9780252051258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042416.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Entering the 1960s, the University of Illinois typified “Middle America,” with its midwestern campus, middle-class enrollment, and midcentury quiescence—the unlikeliest of settings for protest, ... More


Black and White Issues with SNCC Workers, Summer 1967

Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner and Cheryl Reitan

in Thunder of Freedom: Black Leadership and the Transformation of 1960s Mississippi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813140933
eISBN:
9780813141374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140933.003.0014
Subject:
History, African-American History

Henry Lorenzi began a part-time coordinator position Holmes County Health Research Program through his appointment by Prof. Demitri Shimkin as a University of Illinois research associate. Edgar Love, ... More


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