In 1942, a year after he was made a diplomat of surgery by the American Board of Surgery at Johns Hopkins University, he became the first African American surgeon to serve as an examiner on the board. Charles Richard Drew was the oldest of five children. He was born on June 3, 1904, in Washington, D.C. His father was Richard T. Drew, a carpet layer, and Nora Drew, a school teacher and graduate of Miner Teachers College. As a student, Drew excelled in academics and sports, winning four swimming medals by the age of eight. In 1922 he graduated from Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, where he received the James E. Walker Memorial Medal in his junior and senior years for his athletics in sports, including football, basketball, baseball, and track.
John Rockefeller was a firm believer in philanthropy and major ideals of human kind as a whole, with with his obvious feelings toward education standing as proof. Before his retirement, Rockefeller foudned the University of Chicago in the year 1892 and called it "the best investment [he] ever made". The University has since produced 82 Nobel Prize winners and was the location for the world's first man-made self-sustaining nuclear reaction. In 1902 he founded the General Education Board which served to promote education of all levels nationwide, especially black schools in the South. He also has noted donations to other distinguished colleges including Brown, Yale, Columbia, Vassar, Harvard, Bryn Mawr, and Wellesley.
He was one of the best presidents because he stood strong in what he believed in, and truly wanted what was best for the American people. He held strong to his ideas, and pushed through all of his weaknesses. He was one of the first to be considered the first environmentalist president, and won a Nobel Peace Prize. Theodore Roosevelt was the twenty sixth President of the United States. He was also the youngest president at the time.
Washburn was fortunate to be tutored by to great structuralist figures in psychology such as Cattell and Titchener. Washburn received many awards and honors, most recognizable being her nomination as president of the American Psychological Association in 1921. Ironically, she was placed on Cattell’s list of the “1000 most important men in science” and received many gifts and rewards from her colleagues and students. Washburn made important contributions to the field of psychology with publication of The Animal Mind, the only comparative psychology textbook used in classrooms for several decades, as well as her attempts to join different schools of thought in psychology. Margaret Floy Washburn was born in New York City, New York on July 25, 1871.
He is the first scientist to record precise descriptions of fungi, protozoa, and bacteria (“Microbiology’s”). Louis Pasteur postulated the germ theory of disease which states “microorganisms are the causes of infectious disease. While Pasteur could not prove his theory, another scientist by the name of Robert Koch was able to. Procedures known as “Koch’s postulates” are principles that link microorganisms to specific diseases. The “Golden age” of microbiology occurred in the late 1800’s, this is when many infectious diseases were identified (cliffsnotes.com).
Wolsey’s rise to power was a mixture of both luck and skill. Some things fell very fortunately for Wolsey although there is no doubt he was a very intelligent and highly skilled individual, he was opportunistic in taking all the chances he was given. After all he was Henry’s chief minister for fifteen years which was a very long time. Wolsey was an intelligent man, gaining his first Oxford degree at fifteen years of age. He gained valuable work experience going on administrative and diplomatic missions in the Netherlands and Scotland.
Chris & Christina’s Journey (Tale of the Sperm and the Egg) Rutasha Brabham June 20, 2011 Psy 265 Introduction: The sperm and the egg are two variables that are necessary for life to begin. We all are familiar with how the sperm must connect with the egg in order for reproduction to occur. In this essay I will explain the role of the sperm and the egg in detail. Today we will be exploring the adventures of Chris (the sperm) and Christina (the egg). ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Today in Chris and Corey’s life they will be experiencing fertilization, something they have been waiting for their whole entire life.
Making improvement to the church’s finances Martin became the highest paid black pastor of his time (Hodgson 21). The church had enough money to send King Sr. by boat to attend the World Baptist meeting in Germany. He stopped in Paris, Rome, Egypt, and to the Holy land. On his trip to Germany Michael King, Sr. decided to change his name to Martin Luther King and when he returned to Georgia he changed his son’s named to Martin Luther King Jr. (Hodgson 20). King Sr. became a strong black leader in Atlanta he was appointed president of the NACCP to help the social reform (Carson 5).
In 1870 he entered in the physics and mathematics faculty to take the course in natural science. Pavlov became passionately absorbed with physiology, which in fact was to remain of such most importance to him in his life. It was during this first course that he produced, in collaboration with another student, Afanasyev, his first learned treatise, a work on the physiology of the pancreatic nerves. This work was acclaimed and he was rewarded a gold medal for it. His biggest work to the world of psychology is classical conditioning, a theory about how behavior is learned.
Charles Darwin’s Theory of Evolution Charles Robert Darwin was born on 12 February 1809 in Shrewsbury, Shropshire into a wealthy and well-connected family. His grandfather was one of the leading intellectuals of 18th century England. Darwin initially planned to pursue a career in medicine, and began studying at Edinburgh University in England, but later changed to divinity, and studied at Cambridge. This lead to him joining a five year scientific expedition on the HMS Beagle. Charles Darwin was famous for his controversial theory that animals evolved by means of natural selection.