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The Founding Years

Gerard N. Burrow

in A History of Yale's School of Medicine: Passing Torches to Others

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092073
eISBN:
9780300132885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092073.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes how the Yale College curriculum was designed primarily for the education of clergymen. During the first half-century of the college's existence, nearly one-fourth of Yale ... More


Hard Times: The Dark Years

Gerard N. Burrow

in A History of Yale's School of Medicine: Passing Torches to Others

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092073
eISBN:
9780300132885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092073.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter focuses on the death of Nathan Smith in 1829, which signified a great loss to the young Medical Institution of Yale College. His reputation as a clinician in conjunction with Benjamin ... More


Great Truths

James P. Cousins

in Horace Holley: Transylvania University and the Making of Liberal Education in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168579
eISBN:
9780813168807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168579.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 1 begins with a short history of Horace’s childhood home in Salisbury, Connecticut, and then transitions to an overview of his educational experiences as an independent scholar and a student ... More


History of the Yale Law School: Provenance and Perspective

Robert Stevens (ed.)

in History of the Yale Law School: The Tercentennial Lectures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095647
eISBN:
9780300128765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095647.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter sketches the social, economic, and political environment of colonial Connecticut, out of which Yale College and eventually the Yale Law School emerged. It uses broad panoramic strokes to ... More


Introduction

Gerard N. Burrow

in A History of Yale's School of Medicine: Passing Torches to Others

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092073
eISBN:
9780300132885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092073.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Throughout the rich history of the Yale University School of Medicine, several important themes have tended to recur. First and foremost among these themes has been the close relationship between the ... More


The State Hospital

Gerard N. Burrow

in A History of Yale's School of Medicine: Passing Torches to Others

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092073
eISBN:
9780300132885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092073.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the relationship between the medical school and the hospital as one of mutual, although frequently strained, interdependence. Access to patients would be crucial to the success ... More


A Shared Identity: Colonial Colleges and the Shaping of Pre-Revolutionary Thought

Craig Bruce Smith

in American Honor: The Creation of the Nation's Ideals during the Revolutionary Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638836
eISBN:
9781469638850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638836.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter looks at the dissemination of these ethics by America’s colleges through honor codes, disciplinary measures, books, and classroom lessons. American schools became instrumental in ... More


Cole Porter at Yale

Robert Kimball

in A Cole Porter Companion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040092
eISBN:
9780252098307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040092.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Porter's years (1909–13) at Yale. Looking back at these years, the musical comedy scores Porter wrote for his fraternity, Delta Kappa Epsilon, and for the annual smokers of ... More


They Left Everything and Followed Him

Frederick J. Streets

in Preaching in the New Millennium: Celebrating the Tercentennial of Yale University

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100815
eISBN:
9780300128178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100815.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the rich religious history of Yale, and its contributions to the establishment and growth of the nation. Since Yale's beginning, graduates of Yale College, many of whom were ... More


How Harry Taught

Nina Levine and David Lee Miller

in A Touch More Rare: Harry Berger, Jr., and the Arts of Interpretation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230303
eISBN:
9780823241071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230303.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Harry Berger was educated at Yale College and Yale Graduate School, and Yale was justly famous for its lecture courses. While Harry was there, it was the home of what one might call the noble ... More


Church under Threat: Confronting Enlightenment Epistemology

Rhys S. Bezzant

in Jonathan Edwards and the Church

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199890309
eISBN:
9780199352630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890309.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The place of Edwards within the Enlightenment project has been a significant field of debate since Perry Miller revived the study of Edwards in the middle of the twentieth century. This section ... More


The Task of Higher Education

Stanley Fish

in Save the World on Your Own Time

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195369021
eISBN:
9780197563243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195369021.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Pick up the mission statement of almost any college or university, and you will find claims and ambitions that will lead you to think that it is the job of an institution of higher learning to cure ... More


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