Pierre Sokolsky, Salt Lake City, Utah : an interview by Anne Peterson

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Title Pierre Sokolsky, Salt Lake City, Utah : an interview by Anne Peterson
Alternative Title No. 608 Pierre Sokolsky
Creator Sokolsky, Pierre
Contributor Cooley, Everett L.; University of Utah. American West Center; Peterson, Anne P.
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2011-07-12
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Date Digital 2014-06-11
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States, http://sws.geonames.org/5780993/ ; Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, http://sws.geonames.org/4887398/
Subject Sokolsky, Pierre--Interviews; Physicists--Interviews
Description Typescript (33 pages) by Anne Peterson with Pierre Sokolsky, July 12, 2011
Abstract The son of a professor of Russian literature and language, Dr. Sokolsky had originally wanted to study medicine but serendipitous events led him to study physics at the University of Chicago. Of his projects he is most proud of the Fly's Eye project and his current project, the Telescope Array, where he is part of a group of 130 scientists. He discusses ACCESS, the University of Utah program to train and retain women in the sciences. He sees the lack of women pursuing science and mathematics as a continuing problem and hopes the program will be recreated throughout Utah. He has been Dean of the College of Science at the University of Utah for five years and explains that it was the amazing quality of the faculty that made him want to be Dean. Project. Interviewer:
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Language eng
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Scanning Technician Matt Wilkinson
Metadata Cataloger Matt Brunsvik; Jeremy Myntti; Floyd Shiery; Patrick Miller
Conversion Specifications Original scanned with Kirtas 2400 and saved as 400 ppi uncompressed TIFF. PDF generated by Adobe Acrobat Pro X for CONTENTdm display
ARK ark:/87278/s62n6knh
Topic Physicists
Setname uum_elc
Date Created 2015-11-10
Date Modified 2015-11-10
ID 802826
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s62n6knh