Freshman For President

Author: Allyson Braithwaite Condie
ISBN: 9781590389133
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Freshman For President from the Author: Allyson Braithwaite Condie. Tired of not being noticed, fifteen-year-old Milo decides to run for president of the United States, and through the course of the campaign, he discovers that he--and other teenagers--can make a real difference.

Fabulous 50 S At Wku

Author: Turner Publishing
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
ISBN: 0938021478
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Fabulous 50 S At Wku from the Author: Turner Publishing. History and pictures of the alumni during the 1950s at Western Kentucky University.

The Freshman Who Hated Socrates

Author: Tom Gerety
Publisher: Amherst College Pr
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The Freshman Who Hated Socrates from the Author: Tom Gerety. In fourteen years as a college president-first at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, and then for nine years at Amherst-Tom Gerety taught and worked with some of the nation's finest under-graduate students. During this time he also had an opportunity to regularly address these students, and thousands of others, through public speeches on topics of national, institutional and personal interest. This book collects nearly three dozen of these speeches-on topics ranging from teaching to residential life, from Shakespeare to the liberal arts, from war to love, and loss. Together, these essays offer insight into one of our nation's leading college presidents, and into the lives of American college students.

Medi Cal

Author: University of California, San Francisco
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Medi Cal from the Author: University of California, San Francisco.

Legislative Learning

Author: Timothy J. Barnett
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113557863X
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Legislative Learning from the Author: Timothy J. Barnett. Barnett shows how political environments can produce legislators who place a premium on their policy-making goals through a nuanced exploration of factors undergirding member perceptions, policy ambitions, class cohesion, and legislative learning.

The Educational Legacy Of Woodrow Wilson

Author: James Axtell
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
ISBN: 0813932114
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The Educational Legacy Of Woodrow Wilson from the Author: James Axtell. In The Educational Legacy of Woodrow Wilson, James Axtell brings together essays by eight leading historians and one historically minded political scientist to examine the long, formative academic phase of Wilson’s career and its connection to his relatively brief tenure in politics. Together, the essays provide a greatly revised picture of Wilson’s whole career and a deeply nuanced understanding of the evolution of his educational, political, and social philosophy and policies, the ordering of his values and priorities, and the seamless link between his academic and political lives. The contributors shed light on Wilson’s unexpected rise to the governorship of New Jersey and the presidency, and how he prepared for elective office through his long study of government and the practice of academic politics, which he deemed no less fierce than that of Washington. In both spheres he was enormously successful, propelling a string of progressive reforms through faculty and legislative forums. Only after he was beset by health problems and events beyond his control did he fail to push his academic and postwar agendas to their logical, idealistic conclusions. Contributors: James Axtell, College of William and Mary * Victoria Bissell Brown, Grinnell College * John Milton Cooper Jr., University of Wisconsin * Stanley N. Katz, Princeton University * W. Bruce Leslie, SUNY–Brockport * Adam R. Nelson, University of Wisconsin * Mark R. Nemec, Forrester Research * John R. Thelin, University of Kentucky * Trygve Throntveit, Harvard University