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This Life of Sounds: Evenings for New Music in Buffalo

Renee Levine Packer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199730773
eISBN:
9780199863532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730773.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This book portrays an important and previously unexplored corner of the history of new music in America: the Center of the Creative and Performing Arts in the State University of New York at Buffalo. ... More


The Future of Our Universities: Thank-Offering to Britain Fund Lecture

Lord Moser

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 131, 2004 Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263518
eISBN:
9780191734021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263518.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses the broad ideas that underlie the Robbins Report, as well as its passionate belief in the crucial value of universities to society. It addresses four broad issues that were ... More


Designing Designers

Barry M. Katz

in Make It New: The History of Silicon Valley Design

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029636
eISBN:
9780262330923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029636.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Having demonstrated the increasingly important role of design in the Silicon Valley “ecosystem of innovation,” we turn in this chapter to the academic institutions that have, over the last 60 years, ... More


Recovering the Conservative Mind

Bradley J. Birzer

in Russell Kirk: American Conservative

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166186
eISBN:
9780813166643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166186.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 3 explores Kirk’s life from the end of his conscription in 1946 to the publication of his dissertation in 1953. It examines Kirk’s time in Scotland as well as the development of his ideas on ... More


Full Court Press: Mississippi State University, the Press, and the Battle to Integrate College Basketball

Jason A. Peterson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496808202
eISBN:
9781496808240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808202.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

During the civil rights era, Mississippi was cloaked in the hateful embrace of the Closed Society, historian James Silver’s description of the white caste system that enforced segregation and ... More


Building a Better Tree: Genetic Engineering and Fiber Farming in Oregon and Washington

W. Scott Prudham

in Engineering Trouble: Biotechnology and Its Discontents

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237612
eISBN:
9780520937499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237612.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter reviews the basic architecture of Tree Genetic Engineering Research Cooperative (TGERC) research. It describes the two institutional influences on the TGERC: (1) the tradition of public ... More


Trouble in My Way: Curriculum, Conflict, and Confrontation at Jackson State University, 1945–1963

Jelani Favors

in The Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039331
eISBN:
9781626740037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039331.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the possibilities and the limitations of universities as places for civil rights movement or organizing in Mississippi by focusing on conflict and confrontation at Jackson State ... More


The LSU Years

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/9780813032658.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the fall of 1948, Francis Simkins arrived on the campus of Louisiana State University to begin a one-year appointment as visiting professor of history, a temporary replacement for Bell I. Wiley, ... More


Back to Kentucky and Bundled Rights

Jim Host and Eric A. Moyen

in Changing the Game: My Career in Collegiate Sports Marketing

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813179551
eISBN:
9780813179582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179551.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

While Host expanded corporate partnerships with the NCAA, he also obtained control of the marketing rights for multiple universities. In addition to the University of Texas, HCI began to work with ... More


Southern College Students

Joseph A. Fry

in The American South and the Vietnam War: Belligerence, Protest, and Agony in Dixie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161044
eISBN:
9780813165486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161044.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

Although a decided majority of southern students were more conservative and less activist than students nationally, a distinct and embattled minority of antiwar dissidents on Dixie’s campuses mounted ... More


Wannabe U: Inside the Corporate University

Gaye Tuchman

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226815299
eISBN:
9780226815282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226815282.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Based on years of observation at a large state university, this book tracks the dispiriting consequences of trading in traditional educational values for loyalty to the market. Aping their boardroom ... More


Civil Servants and Cold Warriors: Technical Assistance in Public Administration

Jessica Elkind

in Aid Under Fire: Nation Building and the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813165837
eISBN:
9780813167183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165837.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter focuses on efforts to shore up the South Vietnamese state by improving public administration in the country.It considers the important role played by scholars from Michigan State ... More


Is the United States Losing Its Preeminence in Higher Education?

James D. Adams

in American Universities in a Global Market

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226110448
eISBN:
9780226110455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226110455.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

United States universities have led the world in research and graduate education, building on firm foundations laid down in the nineteenth century, and rising to new heights during the twentieth ... More


The Political Views of Richard Caswell and the Founding of the New Nation

Lloyd Johnson

in North Carolina's Revolutionary Founders

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651200
eISBN:
9781469651224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651200.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Richard Caswell was the first and fifth governor of North Carolina, a member of the Continental Congress, and the co-author of the North Carolina constitution of 1776. Caswell’s political success ... More


Arab Students and the Politics of Palestine: The Organization of Arab Students and the Arab American Left

Pamela E. Pennock

in Rise of the Arab American Left: Activists, Allies, and Their Fight against Imperialism and Racism, 1960s-1980s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630984
eISBN:
9781469631004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630984.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the role of the Organization of Arab Students (OAS) in fostering the radical Arab American movement in connection to the Third World New Left. It covers the organization’s ... More


Research Infrastructure: Social Science Departments in Universities

C. Lakshmanan

in Social Science Research in India: Status, Issues, and Policies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199474417
eISBN:
9780199089062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199474417.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

The chapter provides an overarching perspective on the diverse aspects concerned with social science research (SSR) infrastructure in the Indian universities. The research infrastructure that is ... More


Hail to Thee, O Alma Mater: Considering the Archaeology of Academia

RUSSELL K. SKOWRONEK

in Beneath the Ivory Tower: The Archaeology of Academia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034225
eISBN:
9780813039602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034225.003.0015
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The archaeology of academia is not new. For decades both faculty and cultural resource management archaeologists have endeavored to reveal and salvage the ephemeral traces of these educational ... More


Trouble in My Way: Curriculum, Conflict, and Confrontation at Jackson State University, 1945–1963

Jelani M. Favors

in Shelter in a Time of Storm: How Black Colleges Fostered Generations of Leadership and Activism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648330
eISBN:
9781469648354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648330.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the strained history of Jackson State University during the aftermath of World War II and leading up to the modern civil rights movement. Located in the heart of Mississippi, ... More


Mixed Jurisdictions Compared: Private Law in Louisiana and Scotland

Vernon Palmer and Elspeth Reid

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638864
eISBN:
9780748651443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638864.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Returning to a theme featured in some of the earlier volumes in the Edinburgh Studies in Law series, this volume offers an in-depth study of ‘mixed jurisdictions’ — legal systems that combine ... More


“Almost without Money and without Price to Every Young Man and Every Young Woman”: The University of Michigan

Andrea L. Turpin

in A New Moral Vision: Gender, Religion, and the Changing Purposes of American Higher Education, 1837-1917

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704789
eISBN:
9781501706325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704789.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the identity issue of the state universities that went coeducational in the years surrounding the Civil War. These institutions could not favor a particular religious ... More


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