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  Yale Peabody Museum: History and Archives: Benjamin Silliman
Silliman left for 2 winters to study at the Medical College of the University of Pennsylvania, and in his spare time he and chemist Robert Hare performed experiments in a laboratory they set up in a cellar kitchen of their boarding house.
Silliman sought to fill this gap by study abroad, and spent 1805 and 1806 in England and Scotland, notably at the University of Edinburgh.
Silliman little imagined that before long there would be a surfeit of American fossils, fossils that would eclipse his precious minerals in their fascination for the public — O.C. Marsh’s dinosaurs.
www.peabody.yale.edu /archives/ypmbios/silliman.html   (464 words)

  
 Silliman University - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Silliman University, at Dumaguete, on Negros island, Philippines.
Silliman University was established as Silliman Institute by the United States...
Silliman, Benjamin (1779-1864), American educator, scientist, and editor, who helped to establish higher scientific education in the United States...
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 Silliman University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The university holds the distinction of being one of the 30 private higher education institutions in the Philippines that have been granted autonomy by the Commission on Higher Education.
Silliman also consistently leads in accountancy as to the percentage of successful board examinees, and it is among the country’s top 3 centers for development in Business Education.
Silliman is also recognized as one of the leading schools in marine biology in Asia with the Marine Laboratory as its home.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Silliman_University   (756 words)

  
 Institutions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Silliman “Gates of Knowledge” are a majestic landmark to the city’s commitment to education.
Silliman’s facilities include the theater transported from the Broadway in New York City (check on this) and rebuilt here in Dumaguete, as well as the Marine Lab, the Center for Tropical Studies and Conservation, and the Luce Auditorium.
Silliman University can be toured simply by asking the famously amiable students for information, or can be set up through the alumni office.
www.i-oriental.com /content/institutions.htm   (642 words)

  
 Silliman University Alumni Cebu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Welcome to Silliman University in the University Town called Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, a Christian institution of higher learning nestled in a 61-hecatre campus with the sea at its frontage and the majestic Cuernos de Negros mountains in its background.
Another research arm of the University is the Silliman University Center for Tropical Conservation Studies, which specializes in captive breeding of endemic and endangered species of deer, the Visayan warty pig, and fruit bats.
The University believes that despite the trend of Filipino doctors taking up nursing to qualify for jobs abroad, Silliman can still make a difference in the country by producing medical practitioners who are strongly grounded on their Christian faith and dedicated to service to the Filipinos.
www.sualumnicebu.com /gallery.html   (1543 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Silliman,
Silliman, Benjamin 1779-1864, American chemist, geologist, and physicist, b.
In 1802 he was appointed first professor of chemistry and natural history at Yale; he traveled abroad and then returned to teach at Yale until 1853.
Interview: Scott Silliman discusses whether the trial of Zacarias Moussaoui could be moved to military tribunal
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Silliman,   (424 words)

  
 Silliman National Writers Workshop - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Silliman National Writers Workshop, now called the Dumaguete National Writers Workshop, was founded (in 1962) by the late Edilberto K. Tiempo and National Artist for Literature Edith L. Tiempo of Silliman University.
Being a pioneer, the Silliman Writers Workshop occupies a premier position in the history of creative writing in the Philippines.
Since the Silliman University decreased funding of the workshop, the Silliman National Writers Workshop has disassociated itself from Silliman University, and now gets its funding from the National Commission of Culture and Arts (NCCA).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Silliman_National_Writers_Workshop   (296 words)

  
 Silliman University - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Silliman University, institution of higher education at Dumaguete, on Negros island in the Republic of the Philippines.
Rutherford published several books: Radioactivity (1904); Radioactive Transformations (1906), which constituted his Silliman Lectures at Yale...
Colleges and Universities, degree-granting institutions of higher education.
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 Benjamin Silliman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Silliman studied chemistry with Professor James Woodhouse in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and delivered his first lectures in chemistry at Yale in 1804.
Silliman was an opponent of slavery and a supporter of Abraham Lincoln.
Silliman College, one of Yale's residential colleges is named for him, as is a 3410-meter (11,188 foot) mountain in Sequoia National Park and the mineral Sillimanite.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Benjamin_Silliman   (446 words)

  
 Scott L. Silliman
Scott L. Silliman joined the faculty in September of 1993 and is a Professor of the Practice of Law at the Duke University School of Law, as well as Executive Director of the Law School's Center on Law, Ethics and National Security.
Professor Silliman's teaching and research interests focus on national security law (which he teaches at three different law schools within the state), international humanitarian law, military law, and the law of armed conflict.
Professor Silliman is a member of the ABA's Standing Committee on Law and National Security, and the Judge Advocates Association, a national organization of active duty, reserve and retired judge advocates from all the services.
www.law.duke.edu /fac/silliman   (436 words)

  
 PC(USA) - IHMO - Silliman University Medical Center
Silliman University Medical Center is a 140-bed facility located on the Silliman University campus in Dumaguete City, Philippines.
The goal of the community health program is to assist the poorest of the poor and the larger community to achieve a higher degree of development in body (physical development), mind (decision making), and spirit (Christian growth in Jesus Christ).
The work of Silliman University Medical Center and its community health projects is assisted by grants from the PC(USA) Thank Offering and Extra Commitment Opportunities # 862231.
www.pcusa.org /health/international/profiles/silliman.htm   (340 words)

  
 COHOES NY Lost Landmark
He was a stockholder in several mills in Cohoes and served on a committee to consider water usage by the mills, resulting in the construction of a new reservoir in 1857 and a reliable water system.
During the Civil War, Silliman took a prominent role in meetings discussing the community’s contribution to the war effort and in the raising of troops.
Silliman worked with the Harmony Company in coordinating the purchase of a fire engine and was chosen as first president of the C. Adams Steamer Company.
www.lostlandmarks.org /silliman.html   (735 words)

  
 Jael Silliman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Jael Silliman's research relates to women's engagement in the development of alternative movements and discourses on population, development and environmental issues.
Silliman's research interests pertain to issues of gender and economic development and women's attempts to transform these interventions and discourses to be more concerned with women's priorities and rights.
Silliman is currently completing an anthology Policing the National Body: Sex, Race and Criminalization in the U.S. to be published by South End Press, Spring 2002.
www.uiowa.edu /~women/Silliman.html   (327 words)

  
 Silliman College - Silliman Pages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Silliman College was opened in 1940 as the last of the original ten colleges.
The college was named after Benjamin Silliman (1779-1864), the father of American scientific education.
Silliman also played a leading role in organizing the Sheffield Scientific School in 1847, an event that marked the dawn of professional scientific education in the United States
www.sillimancollege.org /modules/tinycontent/index.php?id=9   (252 words)

  
 SILLIMAN UNIVERSITY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In two weeks, I will be leaving Silliman University having completed my obligations as a Rotary Foundation University Teaching Grant recipient with the Department of Psychology for the second semester (November 2001 – March 2002) sponsored by Abingdon Rotary Club and RI District 7570.
Her friendship and professionalism were instrumental in the early weeks of my stay as well, as I was assimilating into the university culture and relearning the cultural traditions of my heritage.
As I prepare to leave, my prayers are for Silliman University to continue to provide the strong Christian values to its student body that remains its foundation and to strengthen its commitment to serve the communities that it represents.
www.vhcc.edu /qdoromal/ty1.htm   (750 words)

  
 DAILY STAR People & Events   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Silliman University president Ben Malayang III, and SU and national alumni officials met with the university's Bacolod alumni Saturday to campaign for an increase in the university's enrollment.
Silliman also offers an MS in environmental science, which we want to be research based, and the youngest college in the university is its medical school that is in its second year, she said.
He said the university has rented out its property near Edith Carson Hall where Jollibee has built one of its fast food stores, but the structure is pattered after Silliman's oldest building, the Silliman Hall, to be in keeping with the campus architecture.
www.visayandailystar.com /2006/October/23/people.htm   (1079 words)

  
 Sillimanians.com - About
This free service was made public on July 1, 2005 and is open to all alumni and students of Silliman University, Dumaguete City, Philippines.
It is not authorized, sponsored nor endorsed by Silliman University or its administration.
You miss the sight of the grandiose Luce Auditorium, the sound of students chatting on the hallways of the Science Complex, the taste of the Cafeteria food, the smell of the newly-cut grass at the Ballfield, and the touch of tattered pages of old books from the Main Library.
www.sillimanians.com /about.php   (612 words)

  
 The Manila Times Internet Edition | LIFE & TIMES > Filipino students recognized to inspire excellence
Young scientists from the country’s leading universities are being recognized this month and in March in the 2006 Science Awards by the Bank of the Philippine Islands.
The science awards are given to top junior and senior students from Ateneo de Davao University, Ateneo de Manila University, De La Salle University, Silliman University, St. Louis University, University of the Philippines in Diliman and Los Baños, University of San Carlos and Xavier University.
Awarding ceremonies were conducted at the University of Santo Tomas on February 3, and the Ateneo de Davao University on February 10.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2006/feb/14/yehey/life/20060214lif3.html   (230 words)

  
 Silliman University Medical School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Silliman University Medical School’s vision is to become the leading institution in the region in providing quality medical education committed to produce competent physicians who are guided by Christian principles in the provision of excellent health care.
Silliman University’s medical education is also committed to the development of educators who foster a student-centered learning process, who can upgrade such medical education, and who can serve as student models as well.
The results were reported to Silliman University President Dr. Agustin A. Pulido, VPAA Teresita Sy-Sinda and the members of the Ad Hoc Committee.
su.edu.ph /SUMS/aboutus.htm   (859 words)

  
 DAILY STAR: Negros Oriental
Newly-installed Silliman University president Ben Malayang III promised to forge closer work relations with the Dumaguete City and Oriental Negros governments, saying that SU's strength is not in the administration building but in the people and in the communities that it serves.
Malayang, an environmental expert, who once served as undersecretary for the environment with Secretary Angel Alcala, said he hopes that the tension generated by the opposition of Silliman University to the proposed reclamation project of the Philippine Ports Authority some five years ago will be prevented in the future through close collaboration.
Pulido, meanwhile, said that the University is stronger now than it was before he came 10 years ago.
www.visayandailystar.com /2006/June/05/negor3.htm   (555 words)

  
 Sillimanians.com - Frequently Asked Questions
Although Sillimanians.com exists because of Silliman University, the former is totally independent from the latter in terms of management and administration.
It is not authorized, recognized, sponsored nor endorsed by Silliman University or its administration.
Whether you’re an alumnus, a current student, or even a one-time student of Silliman University, you can sign-up and wait until your identity is confirmed by three (3) other members of the community.
www.sillimanians.com /faq.php   (1546 words)

  
 1992 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for Public Service - Angel C. Alcala
Silliman was founded in 1901 by an early wave of Presbyterian missionaries in the newly established American colony.
Naomi eventually took a master’s degree at Silliman University and taught elementary school science until she retired at the age of sixty.
Silliman, he emphasizes, is a mission-oriented school dedicated to inculcating positive human values such as "being true to your word, forthright, patient, and forgiving.
www.rmaf.org.ph /Awardees/Biography/BiographyAlcalaAng.htm   (9370 words)

  
 Sun.Star Dumaguete - Silliman University scores another 100% passing in nursing board
SILLIMAN University's (SU) College of Nursing and Allied Health Services maintained its record of a 100 percent passing in the recent Nurses' Licensure Examinations given December 11-12.
Teresita Sinda, college dean, said this is the biggest number of successful examinees from the university.
Sinda said she is excited with the development and believed this will boost Silliman's nursing program.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/dum/2004/12/28/news/silliman.university.scores.another.100.passing.in.nursing.board.html   (240 words)

  
 PhilippineBusiness.com.ph: The Magazine: Geographics
Silliman University is the oldest of the four universities in Dumaguete
Silliman University, founded in 1901 by American Presbyterian missionaries, is the oldest of the four universities in Dumaguete.
Foundation University was founded by University of the Philippines’ eighth President, Dr. Vicente Guzman Sinco, in 1957.
www.philippinebusiness.com.ph /archives/magazine/vol11-2004/11-6/geographics.htm   (564 words)

  
 Stephen Silliman C.V.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Silliman, Stephen W. An investigation of Native California Indian labor at the Mexican rancho.
Silliman, Stephen W. Linguistic archaeology and the use of ethnolinguistic boundaries.
Chacmool Archaeology Conference, "Decolonizing Archaeology: Archaeology and the Post-Colonial Critique," November 10-14, University of Calgary, Calgary.
www.faculty.umb.edu /stephen_silliman/cv-new.html   (1014 words)

  
 Triumphing Biodiversity Conservation in the Philippines through the Four ACEs of Haribon | Haribon
Since the early 90’s Silliman University and Haribon Foundation have been collaborating on several scientific studies, but it was through the recent signing of the Memorandum of Agreement naming Silliman an ACE, that the partnership between the two organizations have been formalized.
Silliman University has a marked respect for the biological sciences and an institutional interest in the Philippine ecosystems.  Thus, it was easy for its BCCU to gain a foothold in the campus. Biodiversity Conservation has already been integrated in most of the courses offered by the University.
Silliman University also offers a Masters Program for secondary and tertiary educators – their Masters in Biology degree includes Philippine Marine Biodiversity and Philippine Terrestrial Biodiversity aside form the usual ecology and biology courses.
www.haribon.org.ph /index.php?q=node/view/338   (1772 words)

  
 PC(USA) - Mission Connections
During July and August I had almost daily meetings to prepare for the centennial celebration of Silliman University from August 22 to 28 and the Church Workers Convocation from August 29 to 31.
The Rev. Insik Kim, area coordinator of east Asia and the Pacific in the Worldwide Ministries Division of the PC(USA), came for the centennial celebration of Silliman University and the Church Workers Convocation.
The Rev. Clifton Kirkpatrick, stated clerk of the PC(USA), received an honorary doctor of humanities degree from Silliman University on August 31, during the Church Workers Convocation.
www.pcusa.org /missionconnections/letters/choj/choj_0109.htm   (785 words)

  
 :: Welcome to Manila Bulletin Online ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
On August 28, 1901, Silliman Institute was established.
Pulido graduated from the University magna cum laude in Chemistry.
LIVING UP TO The University holds the distinction as one of the 30 private higher education institutions all over the Philippines that have been granted autonomy by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED).
www.mb.com.ph /issues/2004/08/24/SCAU2004082416992.html   (1514 words)

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