He would then go on to graduate from Harvard with his medical degree (“Michael,” Biography). After completing college, Crichton would become “one of the most popular writers in the world” (“Michael,” Biography). His first published work, The Andromeda Strain, began Crichton 's legacy as a writer. Crichton published this work when he was still attending medical school at Harvard (“Michael.” Biography). The Andromeda Strain is about how an American space satellite re-enters
For my Black scientist essay, I have chosen Theodore Kenneth Lawless. He is known as a dermatologist, physician,and philanthropist; and for his great knowledge. He was born on December 06, 1892 at Thibodaux, LA and died on May 01, 1971 at Chicago, IL. Once during his childhood, he had helped a Jewish peddler by explaining an information to him. After that was happening the Jewish peddler decided to help and be kind to Mr. Lawless and his family.
Jonas Salk was a Russian- Jewish scientist who was born in New York City. Jonas Salk was the eldest son among his two other brothers, Lee, and Herman. His parents were immigrants who, although lacked formal education, were determined to see their children succeed. Salk, motivated and determined, enrolled in City College of New York and later he switched his current field, to science. After becoming interested in biology and chemistry, he went to New York University medical school for training.
Alfred having many diseases as a young child which include Rickets, Rheumatic Fever, Typhoid Fever. Alfred graduated as a Valedictorian in high school. He tried to apply to be drafted but he found out that from lack of vitamin d and living under bad predicaments that he had obtained a curvature spine which was caused from rickets which is a deficiency that you get from lack of Vitamin d. So he went onto enrolling in Bowdin College which is located in Maine. Where he studied entomology which is the study of insects. He entered the Zeta Phi fraternity and later on was elected into the Phi Betta Kapa society.
He was accepted into the Harvard Divinity School at the age of fourteen. (Pollock). At 26 years old, he was ordained to the Unitarian ministry. Like his predecessors, his role as the respected clergyman of the church played a large role in his life. As his professional life fell into place, his personal life seemed to as well.
I have played the keyboard, guitar, bass guitar, drums, and vocals with my church band onstage with different songs every time I get up to play. I have led classes in music by myself and through teams for five years. After teaching piano for two years, I got into a discussion with my dad about leading a kids music band. He thought it would be a great opportunity to lift my skills, as they say in music, an octave higher. I thought it was a brilliant idea!
Kurt Vonnegut was born on November 11, 1922 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was raised in Indianapolis and lived there until he graduated high school and then he moved to New York so he could attend the Ivy League school Cornell University. At Cornell he beat tough competitors for a place at the school’s newspaper, The Cornell Sun, where he worked as a writer and then as an editor. However, Vonnegut did not succeed in school and he dropped out in 1943 to enlist in the Military which is very surprising considering he was a pacifist. Vonnegut 's experiences in the military had a very large impact on his writing.
Once breakfast was over, my uncle took out of his pocket a little notebook intended for scientific observation. He consulted his various instruments one after another, and recorded the following data: I glanced at him from across the kitchen with a curious look. As soon as he saw my expression he stood up from his seat and left the room. I never understood that man... He has never been normal, but ever since he took a job at the aquarium he has been extremely distant from the family.
Bernie sanders was born on September 8th 1941 in New York City, New York, the now outspoken politician grew up in Brooklyn with one older brother. He began high school and also began his college education in Brooklyn, however, after only one year he transferred to the University of Chicago where his outspokenness began to thrive. He was an active member of the civil rights movement, “and served as an organizer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee.” Originally Sanders started off his political career as the mayor of burlington vermont, building slowly but surely making a name for himself in the process. He is a self declared “Democratic Socialist” and thus far his ways of handling politics have been beneficial to his campaigns, he does not criticize based on political party he criticizes others based on whether he thinks their objectives are beneficial to those who are directly and indirectly affected. Sanders
Born in Flushing, Queens, New York on October 19, 1895, Lewis Mumford was an American historian; sociologist, philosopher of technology and as well a mythical critic and he was a graduate of Stuyvesant High School class of 1912. Lewis attended City College of New York and The New School for Social Research but never obtain a degree due to a terrible lung disease, known as tuberculosis (Wikipedia, n.d.). He was predominantly known for his study of cities and urban architecture; he was inspired vividly by the work of Sir Patrick Geddes who hailed from Scotland. Lewis Mumford had a comprehensive and successful career in writing. His close associate was a British sociologist Victor Branford whom he worked with closely.