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Harvard would eventually go on to fully adopt the McGill version of the game that included more carrying of the ball and also used an oblong ball that was easier to carry and throw.
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But things were worked out in the family and late in August he wrote Miss McCrady an explanatory letter in which he told her that matters at home had been in an unsettled condition after Papa's death and he had not known whether he would stay at home with Mama, accept the Northwestern job, or return to Harvard.
Had it done so, the blot on its escutcheon would have remained indelible, nor could the Harvard Divinity School assemble today to honor Parker's insurgence other than by getting down on its collective knees and crying `` peccavi ''.
We have not the leisure, or the patience, or the skill, to comprehend what was working in the mind and heart of a then recent graduate from the Harvard Divinity School who would muster the audacity to contradict his most formidable instructor, the majesterial Andrews Norton, by saying that, while he believed Jesus `` like other religious teachers '', worked miracles, `` I see not how a miracle proves a doctrine ''.
Writing to his colleague George Herbert Palmer -- `` Glorious old Palmer '', as he addresses him -- James says that if only the students at Harvard could really understand Royce, Santayana, Palmer, and himself and see that their varying systems are `` so many religions, ways of fronting life, and worth fighting for '', then Harvard would have a genuine philosophic universe.
A game which modern audiences would more readily recognize as American football occurred six years after the first ever game and occurred between Harvard University and Tufts University on June 4, 1875.
It was agreed that two games would be played on Harvard ’ s Jarvis baseball field in Cambridge, Massachusetts on May 14 and 15, 1874: one to be played under Harvard rules, another under the stricter rugby regulations of McGill.
The rules committee considered widening the playing field to " open up " the game, but Harvard Stadium ( the first large permanent football stadium ) had recently been built at great expense ; it would be rendered useless by a wider field.
Descendants of these students would become presidents of Dartmouth College, Yale University and Harvard University.
In 1960, Harvard University sociologist William Gamson started the " Baseball Seminar " where colleagues would form rosters that earned points on the players ' final standings in batting average, RBI, ERA and wins.
Hackett, who would become a member of the football rules committee in December 1907 and officiated games into the 1930s, was quoted the next day in Ed Wray's Post-Dispatch article: " It was the most perfect exhibition ... of the new rules ... that I have seen all season and much better than that of Yale and Harvard.
Sendhil Mullainathan and Andrei Shleifer of Harvard University construct a behavioural model, which is built around the assumption that readers and viewers hold beliefs that they would like to see confirmed by news providers.
* 1636 – A vote of the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony establishes the first college in what would become the United States, today known as Harvard University.
" The Stanfords visited Harvard's president, Charles Eliot, and asked how much it would cost to duplicate Harvard in California.
His dissertation while at Harvard, small-world experiment ; would later help researchers, articulate the mechanics of social networks, and explore the mathematical relation to the degree of connectedness, most notable the six degrees of separation concept.
While at Harvard, Roosevelt began a systematic study of the role played by the nascent US Navy in the War of 1812, largely completing two chapters of a book he would publish after graduation.
" Unlike the other Colonial colleges that existed in 1743 — Harvard, William and Mary, and Yale — Franklin's new school would not focus merely on education for the clergy.
The feud caused the Mathers to champion the success of the Collegiate School in the hope that it would maintain the Puritan religious orthodoxy in a way that Harvard had not.
Jim Wadia would provide insight on his resignation years later at a Harvard Business school case activity about the split.
However, the Irvine Company's development plans expanded before it could be completed, and portions of California, Carlson, Harvard and Turtle Rock roads today constitute segments of what would have been the Loop Road.
In the 1950s Harvard University economist Benjamin Chinitz predicted that containerization would benefit New York by allowing it to ship its industrial goods more cheaply to the Southern United States than other areas, but did not anticipate that containerization might make it cheaper to import such goods from abroad.
As a Harvard professor, he argued against Dwight Eisenhower's and John Foster Dulles's policy of rollback, saying that antagonism would push Eastern Europe further toward the Soviets.
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He was eventually accepted to Harvard in 1954 after first enrolling as a student in Harvard's Office of Special Students.
At this early age, he began writing his own show tunes, which eventually helped him in his future adventures as a satirical composer and writer in his years of lecturing at Harvard University, and later at other universities.
In an article in Harvard Design Magazine in 2005, Oxford University professor Bent Flyvbjerg argues that Utzon fell victim to a politically lowballed construction budget, which eventually resulted in a cost overrun of 1, 400 per cent.
At Harvard, he was a member of the Fly Club, sang with the a cappella group the Harvard Krokodiloes, was a cartoonist for the Harvard Lampoon ( eventually becoming its president ), and acted in the Hasty Pudding Theatricals shows.
Instead, Nelson eventually asked Hayes to drop out of Harvard, assemble a staff, and direct the effort to organize the United States.
In 1987 he entered Harvard University, where he took anthropology, live action film, and animation courses, eventually majoring in social anthropology and graduated from Harvard in 1991 with honors.
The Mark I was eventually disassembled, although portions of it remain at Harvard in the Science Center.
He entered Harvard in 1941 and famously wrote for the Harvard Lampoon ( where he eventually served as President ), but was asked to leave in 1944, supposedly because of a drunken brawl, though the circumstances are unclear.
In 1872, he entered Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, New Hampshire, with the plan of eventually going to Harvard and becoming a lawyer like his father.
While at Harvard in the 1950s, he would make purchases in New York, and eventually began to acquire from dealers in Paris, Geneva and London.
He returned to Harvard in 1946, but eventually took his BA from Black Mountain College in 1955, teaching some courses there as well.
He left Harvard early however, moving to work with the Chinese Labor Corps in France and eventually to Germany, where he completed his requirements for a doctoral degree in Chinese philology at the University of Leipzig.
They eventually settled at Cambridge, Massachusetts, when Mr. Sayre joined the faculty of Harvard Law School.
He then taught philosophy at the University of California, 1911 – 20, after which he returned again to Harvard, where he taught until his 1953 retirement, eventually filling the Edgar Pierce Chair of Philosophy.
Torrio eventually hired Capone and DeStefano to bartend at the Harvard Inn, a bar in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn owned by Torrio's business associate, Francesco Ioele ( a. k. a. Frankie Yale ).
After a brief research position at Harvard, Taylor went to the University of Massachusetts Amherst, eventually becoming Professor of Astronomy and Associate Director of the Five College Radio Astronomy Observatory.
He was performing at The Comedy Studio in Harvard Square when he was spotted by Loren Bouchard, who at the time was casting for the central character for a UPN pilot produced by Tom Snyder Productions which eventually evolved into Home Movies.
Wilbur however is sent to a prep school and eventually goes to Harvard University and earns a doctorate.
Salomon left the Navy in 1948 and eventually discussed his idea of a documentary series with one of his Harvard classmates, Robert Sarnoff, a rising executive at NBC television and the son of David Sarnoff, the chairman of RCA ( then the owner of NBC ).