Hugo Rossi, Salt Lake City, Utah : an interview by Anne Peterson

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Title Hugo Rossi, Salt Lake City, Utah : an interview by Anne Peterson
Alternative Title No. 607 Hugo Rossi
Creator Rossi, Hugo
Contributor Cooley, Everett L.; University of Utah. American West Center; Peterson, Anne P.
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2011-07-22
Collection Number and Name ACCN 0814 Everett L. Cooley Oral History Project
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Date Digital 2014-06-11
Spatial Coverage New York City, New York, United States, ; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States,
Subject Rossi, Hugo--Interviews; Mathematicians--Interviews
Description Transcript (34 pages) of interview by Anne Peterson with Hugo Rossi on July 22, 2011
Abstract Rossi was born in Boston, but his parents moved the family to the Bronx when he was three months old. He explains that his parents moved because of the free public universities available in New York and their knowledge that they would not be able to afford private universities for him and his brother. He credits his brother with convincing him to stick with mathematics over English when he attended the College of the City of New York. He discusses his support, as part of the Brandeis faculty, of the student telephone networks during 1960s activism against the war in Vietnam. The work of a close friend and his fondness for the West led him to come to the University of Utah in1974. He goes on to discuss the creation of the ACESS Program to train and retain women in the sciences and how it has fared. He and his wife attempted to become ""Californians"" after his retirement from the faculty in 2003 but decided to return to Utah two years later. University History Project. Interviewer: Anne Peterson
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Scanning Technician Matt Wilkinson
Conversion Specifications Original scanned with Kirtas 2400 and saved as 400 ppi uncompressed TIFF. PDF generated by Adobe Acrobat Pro X for CONTENTdm display
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Topic Mathematicians
Setname uum_elc
ID 800019
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