University of Southern California Office of the Provost records Bulk, 1973-2007 1939-2007

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University of Southern California Office of the Provost records, Bulk, 1973-2007, 1939-2007

University of Southern California Office of the Provost records Bulk, 1973-2007 1939-2007

The records, audiotapes and video tapes, photographs, ephemera, and artifacts of the University of Southern California Office of the Provost. As the second ranking official and the chief academic officer, the Office of the Provost provides academic leadership to the University of Southern California (USC). In addition, materials document the administration of the international Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement, which is considered the premier award for environmental science, environmental health and energy conferring great benefit upon mankind. The Tyler Prize is now administered by the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences.

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Meinwald, Jerrold, 1927-

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Sample, Steven B., 1940-

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Tyler, John C., 1887-1973

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Administrative History The Office of the Provost provides academic leadership to the University of Southern California (USC). As USC's second ranking official and the chief academic officer, the Provost reports directly to the USC President. The Provost supervises all academic programs and support functions, faculty affairs, student academic affairs, and academic planning. The Provost is also a principal participant in collaborative decision-...

Raven, Peter H.

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Ames, Bruce N

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University of Southern California. Library

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Biography/History Saida Gerrard: b. April 9, 1923, Toronto, Canada. d. May 4, 2005, Los Angeles, California. Saida Gerrard was a performer, choreographer, student and teacher of modern dance. She grew up in Toronto, Canada in a family of Russian Jewish immigrants. Her parents were amateur musicians who exposed her to music and dance at an early age. As a child, she studied music and dance at the Hambourg Conservatory of Music in T...

Wilson, Carroll L.

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Galdikas, Biruté Marija Filomena

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Johnston, Harold S.

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Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991

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Revelle (1909-1991). Research oceanographer, Scripps Institution of Oceanography. From the description of Sound recordings, 1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82028116 From the description of Oral history interview with Roger Revelle: Observations on the Office of Naval Research and International Science, 1945-1960 1984 November. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 83494102 American oceanographer. From the description of Papers, ...

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University of Southern California. Office of the Provost.

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Administrative History The Office of the Provost provides academic leadership to the University of Southern California (USC). As USC's second ranking official and the chief academic officer, the Provost reports directly to the USC President. The Provost supervises all academic programs and support functions, faculty affairs, student academic affairs, and academic planning. The Provost is also a principal participant in collaborative decision-...

Hubbard, John R. (John Randolph), 1918-2011

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Wilson, Edward Osborne, 1929-

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Living on Earth (LOE) is the weekly environmental news magazine and information program distributed by National Public Radio since April 1991. The recipient of several prestigious awards, LOE is about the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the land on which we live. Its award-winning reporters examine all aspects of the environment by broadcasting news, features, interviews, and commentaries on a broad range of ecological issues that affect our lives: culture, economics, fashion, health, th...

Vollenweider, Richard A., 1922-....

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Bolin, Bert, 1925-2007

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Zumberge, James Herbert.

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Dr. James H. Zumberge served as the seventh president of Southern Methodist University from 1975 until 1980. Zumberge taught at the University of Michigan, and later at the University of Arizona where he also served as dean. Prior to his tenure as president of SMU, he worked as chancellor at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Dr. Zumberge left SMU in 1980 to take up the presidency at the University of Southern California. Zumberge was born in Minneapolis in 1923, and e...

Tyler, Alice C.

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Administrative History The Office of the Provost provides academic leadership to the University of Southern California (USC). As USC's second ranking official and the chief academic officer, the Provost reports directly to the USC President. The Provost supervises all academic programs and support functions, faculty affairs, student academic affairs, and academic planning. The Provost is also a principal participant in collaborative decision-...

Lorius, Claude

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Organization for Tropical Studies

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Consortium of universities created to study tropical environments focusing on Central America and field activities in tropical habitats. From the description of Organization for Tropical Studies records, 1948-1986. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 79108205 The Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS), founded in 1963, has had its North American Office located at Duke University since 1976. The OTS offers students, faculty, and researchers opportunities to work ha...

Dansgaard, W.

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Crutzen, Paul J., 1933-....

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Likens, Gene E., 1935-....

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Koop, C. Everett (Charles Everett), 1916-2013

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Dr. C. Everett Koop was appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) in February 1981, and sworn in as Surgeon General on November 17, 1981. Additionally, he was appointed director of the Office of International Health in May 1982. Before joining PHS, Dr. Koop, a pediatric surgeon with an international reputation, was surgeon-in-chief of Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and professor of pediatric surgery and pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr...

Ehrlich, Paul R.

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Biographical/Historical Sketch Paul R. Ehrlich is Professor of biology at Stanford (1959- ) and is presently Bing Professor of Population Studies; Anne Ehrlich is a Research Assistant in the Biology Department at Stanford. From the guide to the Paul Ehrlich papers, 1954-2001, (Department of Special Collections and University Archives) ...

Reagan, Ronald, 1911-2004

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Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911-2004) was the 40th President of the United States and served two terms in office from 1981 to 1989. He was born on February 6, 1911, in Tampico, Illinois, the second son of Nelle Wilson and John Edward ("Jack") Reagan. His father nicknamed him "Dutch" as a baby. In 1920 the family resettled in Dixon, Illinois. In 1928 Reagan graduated from Dixon High School, where he had been student body president, an actor in school plays, and a student athlete. He partici...

Goldberg, Edward D.

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Goodall, Jane, 1934-

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Gómez-Pompa, Arturo

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Rowland, F. S.

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F. Sherwood Rowland is the Donald Bren Research Professor of Chemistry in Earth System Science at the University of California, Irvine. In 1995, he shared the Nobel Prize in chemistry with Mario Molina and Paul Crutzen, "for their work on atmospheric chemistry, particularly concerning the formation and decomposition of ozone." Rowland, a specialist in atmospheric chemistry and radiochemistry, has authored or co-authored more than 430 scientific publications. He has been internationally recognize...

Oeschger, H. (Hans)

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Patterson, Clair C.

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McCarty, Perry L.

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Bormann, F. Herbert, 1922-2012

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Schaller, George B.

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Stumm, Werner

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