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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
A former Ivy League admissions officer, Joie Jager-Hyman follows five bright and eager high schoolers?students from diverse ethnic, social, and financial backgrounds?as they each put their best foot forward on the road they hope will lead them to the hallowed halls of Harvard University. At once a remarkable true story of dedication, achievement,... more...
- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 44.50
Temple University's alumni number over a quarter million, andinclude entertainment legend Bill Cosby and Shirley Tilghman, the first woman president of Princeton University. One of every eight college graduates in the Philadelphia area received their degrees at Temple. Temple Owls are everywhere! Temple University: 125 Years of Service to Philadelphia,... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 24.95
An engaging history of The University of Alabama President’s Mansion As part of The University of Alabama’s 175th anniversary celebration (2006), the new edition of A Mansion’s Memories includes details of the tenures of the four presidents who have served since the Mathews term. Profusely illustrated with 69 black-and-white... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 18.00
America’s public universities educate 80% of our nation’s college students. But in the wake of rising demands on state treasuries, changing demographics, growing income inequality, and legislative indifference, many of these institutions have fallen into decline. Tuition costs have skyrocketed, class sizes have gone up, the number of... more...
- Fordham University Press 2008; US$ 18.99
Fordham University is the quintessential American-Catholic institution?and one now looked upon as among the best Catholic universities in the country. Its story is also the story of New York, especially the Bronx, andFordham?s commitment to the city during its rise, fall, and rebirth. It?s a story of Jesuits, soldiers, alumni who fought in World Wars,... more...
- LSU Press 2003; US$ 35.00
Rice University, one of America's preeminent institutions of higher education, grew out of the vision, direction, and leadership of one man: Edgar Odell Lovett (1871?1957). University Builder is the fascinating story of this extraordinary educator and the unique school he created. Widely acknowledged, almost from its founding in 1912, as one of... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 70.00
This book demonstrates how colleges might retain threatened varsity programs and expand sports opportunities for women students if they replaced the current commercial model with one that emphasizes student participation. This would benefit the college students who play varsity sports, instead of benefiting the coaches, athletic directors, or over-generous... more...
Dysphagie: Diagnostik und Therapie: Ein Wegweiser für kompetentes Handeln (Praxiswissen Logopädie) (German Edition)Springer 2010; US$ 39.99
Bei der Behandlung von Schluckstörungen sind viele Logopäden unsicher, denn eine falsche therapeutische Vorgehensweise kann für Patienten schwerwiegende Folgen haben. Das Buch hilft Therapeuten, Unsicherheiten abzubauen, indem es die für die jeweilige Störung geeignete Behandlungsmethode leicht nachvollziehbar macht. Prägnante Handlungsanweisungen... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 18.95
As one of the most prestigious high schools in the nation, St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire, has long been the exclusive domain of America's wealthiest sons. But times have changed. Today, a new elite of boys and girls is being molded at St. Paul's, one that reflects the hope of openness but also the persistence of inequality. In Privilege... more...
- University of Tennessee Press 2011; US$ 45.00
Located near Cumberland Gap in the rugged hills of East Tennessee, Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) was founded in 1897 to help disadvantaged Appalachian youth and reward the descendents of Union loyalists in the region. Its founder was former Union General Oliver Otis Howard, a personal friend of Abraham Lincoln, who made it his mission to... more...