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  Leipzig - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Leipzig's population's historical peak was around 750,000 before the second world war; the figure for 2002 was around 500,000.
The foundation of the University of Leipzig in 1409 initiated the city's development into a center of the publishing industry, and towards being a location of the German National Library (founded in 1912).
In 1813, the Leipzig region was the arena of the Battle of the Nations.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Leipzig   (744 words)

 University of Leipzig - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The University of Leipzig (Universität Leipzig), located in Leipzig in the Free State and former Kingdom of Saxony, is one of the oldest universities in Europe.
Main entrance to the University of Leipzig with relief of Karl Marx
The University of Leipzig in the past has attracted a number of renowned scholars.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/University_of_Leipzig   (250 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: University of Leipzig   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
At Leipzig Friedrich and Wilhelm, Landgraves of Thuringia and Margraves of Meissen, founded a studium generale, the Bull for the foundation being issued by Pope Alexander V at Pisa, 9 September.
The university, especially the theological faculty, remained true to the Church at the beginning of the Reformation, while Wittenberg, founded in 1502, was a starting-point for Luther's doctrine.
In 1543 it was housed in the Paulinum, a secularized Dominican monastery.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09140a.htm   (828 words)

 The University of Leipzig
The Leipzig Graduate School of Management (HHL), is situated in the city of Leipzig, which captures the imagination for the dramatic roles it has played in history.
Leipzig is a university city with a first-class reputation and with some eminent alumni such as Leibniz and Lessing, to name but two.
Leipzig itself is not only a participant in the transition process of Eastern Germany, but is also situated close to those countries of Central and Eastern Europe that are likewise involved in the reform processes.
cibs.tamu.edu /mba-ms/Leipzig.html   (616 words)

 Leipzig, Germany  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Leipzig was the headquarters of the German book-publishing industry from the 18th century through World War II Other manufactures include printing equipment, precision instruments, textiles, beer, and musical instruments.
Leipzig acquired the nickname Kleine Paris ("Little Paris") in the 18th century, when it became a center of a classical literary movement under the leadership of German scholar and writer Johann Christoph Gottsched.
Leipzig was chartered by the margraves of Meissen in the 12th century.
www.galenfrysinger.com /leipzig.htm   (422 words)

 MSN Encarta - Search Results - University of Leipzig
Leipzig, University of, institution of higher learning, located in Leipzig, Germany.
The university is supported by the state secretary of science...
Leipzig acquired the nickname Kleine Paris (“Little Paris”) in the 18th century, when it became a center of a classical literary movement under the...
encarta.msn.com /University_of_Leipzig.html   (182 words)

 J.S. Bach Biography: Leipzig (1723-1750)
Leipzig University was the foremost educational institution in the German-speaking world at the time, and this also must have been another special attraction in the eyes of a father whose sons would need such education.
In this position, Bach was primarily responsible for the music of the four principal Leipzig churches: the Thomaskirche, the Nikolaikirche, the Matthäeikirche (or Neukirche), and the Petrikirche.
Bach took up his additional duties as musical director to Leipzig University, a post traditionally held by the Thomaskantor, in the summer of 1723 with the performance of Cantata No.59, Wer mich liebet, der wird mein Wort halten in the university church (the Paulinerkirche).
www.carolinaclassical.com /bach/leipzig.html   (3873 words)

 The Ohio-Leipzig Connection
Le Rossignol—another University of Leipzig Ph.D.—joined the OU faculty.
The history department at the University of Leipzig, located in the city of Leipzig, was undergoing a rapid transformation with the ending of the East German socialist system.
Student exchanges are arranged through the Akademisches Auslandsamt at the University of Leipzig and the Office of Education Abroad at Ohio University.
www.scripps.ohiou.edu /leipzig   (1036 words)

 Bach, J. S.: Leipzig (1723-1750)
Bach's Leipzig responsibility was primarily the education of several hundred boys in the St. Thomas School.
Most writers agree that Bach suffered the indignities and privations of Leipzig because of high ideals, and because of a desire to return to the service of sacred music which was neglected at Cöthen.
Because of the University connection, Görner became involved and petitioned the University to exclude Bach from the project.
jan.ucc.nau.edu /~tas3/leipzig.html   (1182 words)

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The competition for the Leipzig scholarship is open to students from all disciplines but a solid foundation in the German language (at least two years of college German or equivalent) are required since the student will enroll in regular classes at the University of Leipzig.
And of course Leipzig is amazing as well, where I study at the same Uni as Goethe and Leibniz, see the world famous Thomanerchor, for $1 US in the church where Bach worked as is buried.
Leipzig is a cultural capital of Europe where numerous historical figures such as Bach, Humbolt, Leibnitz and Goethe have cultivated their trade.
www.hfac.uh.edu /mcl/faculty/Glass/LEIPZIG.HTML   (1514 words)

Graupner was a former pupil of the St Thomas School and former law student at Leipzig University.
Bach's predecessor in Leipzig, Johann Kuhnau (1660-1722) had written 14 yearly cycles, and the absolute world champion cantata writing was Johann Philipp Krieger (1649-1725), who wrote almost 2000 cantatas.
The conflicts of this early period culminated in a conflict with the University.
www.let.rug.nl /Linguistics/diversen/bach/leipzig1.html   (1369 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Leipzig has a population of some 530,000 inhabitants and is a city of the free state of Saxony.
The University of Leipzig was founded in 1409 which makes it one of the oldest universities in Europe.
The main language of instruction at the University of Leipzig is German, and therefore at least two years of college level German are recommended.
www.ou.edu /intprog/Flyers/Leipzig.htm   (344 words)

 IIJ Online at the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ohio University and the University of Leipzig have links dating back to 1886, when John P. Gordy, who received his Ph.D. in Leipzig (1884), joined the OU faculty.
In 1892, James E. Le Rossignol—another University of Leipzig Ph.D.—joined the OU faculty.
Students from each university who wish to study language can participate in programs offered through the Ohio Program of Intensive English (OPIE) at Ohio University (English) and the Herder Institut at the University of Leipzig (German).
scrippsjschool.org /iij.php?story_id=169   (1058 words)

 Leipzig Workshop
On October 17, 2002, the Institute of Regional Geography, Leipzig, formally inaugurated a partnership with the Department of Geography and the University of Kentucky.
The ceremony was witnessed and Institute employees, UK faculty who were in Leipzig to participate in a workshop, and the president of the University of Leipzig.
In a parallel development, the University of Leipzig's Department of Geography is working closely with Wolfgang Natter and allied units in promoting a university partnership with the University of Kentucky.
www.uky.edu /ArtsSciences/Geography/dept/leipzig_workshop.htm   (353 words)

 UB Leipzig - University Library of Leipzig
The University Library of Leipzig was established in 1543 and is one of the oldest German University libraries.
It serves as a literature and information supplier for the University of Leipzig as well as for the general public of Leipzig and the region.
Since 1.1.1998 the University Library of Leipzig has been responsible for the special collections within the subject areas of Communication and Media Studies, Journalism and the History of Medicine and Natural Sciences.
www.ub.uni-leipzig.de /english/profile_english_1.htm   (280 words)

 The Leipzig Connection - The Sabotage of American Education by German Experimental Psychology - Paolo Lionni
Wundt entered the university at Tubingen when he was 19, transferred to Heidelberg after half a year, and graduated as a medical doctor from the university in 1856.
He was to remain at Leipzig for the rest of his academic career, eventually being appointed rector of the university.
If they were simply a bunch of philosophizing pedants, cloistered off in an office in some major university, it wouldn't matter, but the problem is that this group, with their degrading viewpoint of man, currently enjoys much power, control and influence over education, health care, medicine, government, police, and social institutions.
www.sntp.net /education/leipzig_connection.htm   (3219 words)

 Thomas Adam
Thomas Höpel (forthcoming with the Leipziger Universitätsverlag in 2004).
Unternehmensgeschichtlichen Kolloquium” organized by the University of Leipzig and the Sächsisches Wirtschaftsarchiv, Dresden, 30 September-2 October 1999.
Unternehmensgeschichtlichen Kolloquium” organized by the University of Leipzig and the Sächsisches Wirtschaftsarchiv, Leipzig, 10-12 April 1997.
www.uta.edu /history/transatlantic/Adam.htm   (1852 words)

 Leipzig 2
With good weather, during the summer, the concerts were also held at Zimmermann's garden near the Grimma Gate (close to the University, near the wall at the opposite side of the city from the Thomas church).
In 1734, Gesner became professor at the new University of Göttingen and was succeeded by the young and ambitious adjunct rector Johann August Ernesti (1707-1781) (picture on the left, below).
Against this attack, Bach was eloquently defended by his spokesman, Johann Abraham Birnbaum, of the University of Leipzig.
odur.let.rug.nl /Linguistics/diversen/bach/leipzig2.html   (1531 words)

 Dr. Oliver Stoll - University of Leipzig, Germany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In 2000 he earned a Habilitation Degree from the University of Leipzig.
From 1995 to 2000, he was workingas an Assistant Professor at the Sports Science Faculty at the University of Leipzig, Germany.
His main interests are Psychology of Running, Evaluation of moderate physical activity to mental health variables and aspects of team cohesion and success.
home.eplus-online.de /oliverstoll/person_e.html   (158 words)

 university of leipzig
Leipzig has a population of some 530,000 inhabitants and is a city of the state of Saxony.
Equivalent to a Masters degree are the titles that are obtained at a German university: ŒDiplom‚ (usually the degree obtained by science, engineering and economics students), ŒStaatsexamen‚ (the degree obtained by teachers, lawyers and doctors), ŒMagister‚ (Masters degree, humanities).
At universities, studies can be continued after the ŒStaatsexamen‚ with postgraduate studies which lead to the ŒPromotion‚.
www.umsl.edu /services/abroad/universities/leipzig.html   (618 words)

 University of Leipzig - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The University of Leipzig, located in Leipzig, Germany, is one of the oldest universities in Europe.
The 'Alma mater Lipsiensis' opened on 2 December 1409 after it had been officially endorsed by Pope Alexander V in his on 9 September 1409.
This page was last modified 16:48, 6 May 2005.
www.kernersville.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/University_of_Leipzig   (287 words)

 Faculty members named to new professorships
Sewell was a University faculty member in History from 1968 to 1975 and rejoined the Chicago faculty in 1990 as Professor in Political Science and History.
She joined the University faculty in 1990 after serving on the faculty at Northwestern University, where she was the Harold Stuart professor of managerial sciences.
Meltzer earned her B.A from Ohio University in 1969, studied at the University of Freiburg in Breisgau from 1967 to 1969, and earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1971 and 1975, respectively.
chronicle.uchicago.edu /040923/dsp-named-faculty.shtml   (3708 words)

 Magnetic Graphite. Physicists at the University of Leipzig   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Physicists at the University of Leipzig have irradiated graphite with protons to produce a lightweight, pure-carbon, metal-free, room temperature magnet.
Pure carbon comes in several notable solid forms - graphite (powdery because with its two dimensional planes of atoms are so loosely bound--hence the use of graphite as a lubricant or pencil lead), diamond (hard because its constituents are well connected to atoms in all 3 dimensions), buckyballs (60-atom soccerballs), and nanotubes.
In the Leipzig experiment, the protons were supplied by a nearby accelerator, and their presence in the sample in small amounts was just enough to inspire a small magnetic ordering among the carbon atoms.
newton.ex.ac.uk /aip/glimpse.txt/physnews.663.4.html   (196 words)

 European Center Will Welcome Leipzig Figure, Others   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Robert Stewart, professor of journalism and Ohio's coordinator of the University of Leipzig Exchange Program, said Prorector Christoph Kaehler would be one of four guests on hand today for a program reception.
Kaehler was one of the pastors who gave the "Monday Prayer" in the St. Nicholai church in Leipzig, which led to the public demonstrations that eventually led to the downfall of the East German regime, Stewart said.
The reception, sponsored by the Ohio Leipzig European Center (OLEC) Steering Committee, is being held from 4-5:30 p.m.
www.ohiou.edu /about/new/075-990.html   (377 words)

 HYLE 7-1 (2001): Conference Report: Wilhelm Ostwald at the Crossroads of Chemistry, Philosophy, and Media Culture, ...
When Ostwald received the Nobel Prize of chemistry for his work on catalysis in 1909, he had already retired 3 years ago, at the age of 53, from his chair of physical chemistry at the University of Leipzig.
Nicely located at the University of Leipzig, an international workshop organized by philosopher of chemistry Nikos Psarros and historian of chemistry Britta Görs, shed new light on widely unknown facets of a great chemist.
As a working hypothesis, Anders Lundgreen (Uppsala University) suggested Ostwald’s deeply rooted pursuit of unity and harmony, ranging from his earlier attempts at unifying chemistry and physics to his final theoretical and experimental work on color theory and aesthetics.
www.hyle.org /journal/issues/7/rep_ostwald.htm   (613 words)

 Cornell Psychology Department   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Psychology has its beginnings at Cornell University in 1891, with the establishment of a laboratory of experimental psychology--only the ninth to be founded in the United States.
Frank Angell, who had been a student of W. Wundt's at the University of Leipzig, joined the faculty that year; the laboratory was set up for his use.
The goal of the Field is to educate students to become researchers, scholars, and teachers who will contribute to the future of psychology as a scientific discipline in academic or other research-oriented settings.
comp9.psych.cornell.edu   (376 words)

 Ohio University Daily News: April 5, 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
To expand study abroad options available to undergraduate students, Ohio University announced plans to establish a European Study Center at the University of Leipzig in Leipzig, Germany.
The Ohio University-University of Leipzig European Study Center will provide about 120 Ohio University undergraduate students each year with the opportunity to live in Germany and learn about the political, social and cultural institutions of modern Europe, said Connie Perdreau, director of the Office of Education Abroad.
The courses will be open to University of Leipzig and Ohio University students and taught in English by faculty from both universities.
www.ohiou.edu /about/new/4-5-99.html   (463 words)

 Study Shows How Consensus Is Attained In A Noisy World
A new study by researchers at Northwestern University sheds light on how individuals might obtain information about the decisions and preferences of other individuals with whom they do not have a relationship or even contact.
The Leipzig demonstration is an example of a complex system, the result of an evolving process.
For the citizens of Leipzig, the "noise" was the presence of the Stasi, the state secret police.
www.sciencedaily.com /releases/2004/08/040805090440.htm   (642 words)

 The Leipzig Connection - Chapter 3 - Edward Lee Thorndike, Columbia University, Behaviorism
He went to graduate school at Harvard, studying under psychologist William James, a transitional figure whose later influence depended, to a substantial extent, on his subtle furthering of physiological psychology (under the guise of Pragmatism).
The aim of the teacher is to produce desirable and prevent undesirable changes in human beings by producing and preventing certain responses.
Thorndike based conditioning on what he called the "law of effect," which held that those actions and behaviors leading to satisfaction would be impressed, or stamped in, on the child, and those leading to unsatisfactory results would be stamped out.
www.sntp.net /education/leipzig_connection_4.htm   (2259 words)

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