George Edward Alcorn, Jr. Physicist

George Edward Alcorn, Jr. (b. March 22, 1940) is a pioneer African American physicist and inventor for Rockwell International, who invented a method of fabricating an imaging X-ray spectrometer.

Personal details

Date of birth
March 22nd, 1940
Ethnicity
African American

Education

1. Howard University Colleges/University

Howard University is a federally chartered, private, coeducational, nonsectarian, historically black university located in Washington, D.C., United States. It has a Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education status of RU/H: Research Universities (high research activity).

Type Private university
Endowment
2013. 514 mil. $
2010. 400 mil. $
Institution colors
Founded
March 2nd, 1867
Headquarters
2400 Sixth St NW, 20059 - Washington, D.C., United States of America
Undergraduates
2012. 6,688
2010. 6,932
2009. 6,952
Postgraduates
2012. 3,314
2010. 3,447
Acceptance rate
2014. 35.0 %
2012. 49.3 %
2010. 54.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 21.5 K $
2010. 17.1 K $
Official web page www.howard.edu
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Howard University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1944., Journalist
b. 1944., Politician
b. 1943., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1941., Organization leader
b. 1941., Pastor
b. 1942., Organization leader
b. 1939., Politician
b. 1945., Politician

2. Occidental College Colleges/University

Occidental College is a private, coeducational liberal arts college located in the Eagle Rock neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. Founded in 1887, Occidental College, or "Oxy" as it is called by students and alumni, is one of the oldest liberal arts colleges on the West Coast. The college is noted for its combination of rigorous academic programs, a small yet diverse student body, and the resources of one of the world's major cities. Occidental students have won 10 Rhodes Scholarships, 13 Truman Scholarships, 55 Watson Fellowships and, since 2003, 60 Fulbright Scholarships. The college is among the top 10 percent of liberal arts institutions whose graduates go on to earn Ph.D.s. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching selected Occidental as a community engagement institution, becoming one of a handful of liberal arts colleges to be so designated for its commitment to mutually beneficial collaboration with its surrounding communities.

Type Liberal arts college
Endowment
2012. 331 mil. $
2011. 343 mil. $
Institution colors
Founded
April 20th, 1887
Headquarters
1600 Campus Road, 90041 - Los Angeles, California
Undergraduates
2012. 2,177
2010. 2,089
2009. 1,972
Postgraduates
2012. 1
2010. 13
Acceptance rate
2012. 39.4 %
2011. 42.0 %
2010. 39.0 %
Local tuition
2014. 47 K $
2013. 46.7 K $
2012. 43.5 K $
2010. 39.9 K $
Official web page www.oxy.edu
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Occidental College connected by profession and/or age

b. 1941., Singer
b. 1941., Historian
b. 1940., Film Director
b. 1943., Organist
b. 1935., American Football Player
b. 1935., American Football Linebacker
b. 1941., Author
b. 1936., Actor

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