Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Digital Commons Network

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Articles 1 - 2 of 2

Full-Text Articles in Entire DC Network

The Grizzly, November 10, 2011, Liz Kilmer, Nick Pane, Jordan Demcher, Ron Stranix, Lisa Jobe, Rosie Clark, Jenna Yaich, Sarah Bollert, Jane Helmick, Kahlil Pitman, Marina Mccann, Sara Hourwitz, Sabrina Mcgettigan, Victoria Cameron, Jacquelyn Heikel, James Noebels Nov 2011

The Grizzly, November 10, 2011, Liz Kilmer, Nick Pane, Jordan Demcher, Ron Stranix, Lisa Jobe, Rosie Clark, Jenna Yaich, Sarah Bollert, Jane Helmick, Kahlil Pitman, Marina Mccann, Sara Hourwitz, Sabrina Mcgettigan, Victoria Cameron, Jacquelyn Heikel, James Noebels

Ursinus College Grizzly Newspaper, 1978 to Present

Dean Judith Levy Announces Retirement • Faculty to Challenge Students in Charity Game • Students Offered "Working World" Experience • Student Spearheads Peer Advocacy Program • "Which Fork?" Prepares Students • Senior Spends Summer Interning at Arts Center • Committee Kicks Off Preparation for 29th Annual Airband Event • UC Junior Wins Miss NJ "Most Photogenic" • Best Buddies Forms Lasting Bonds • Opinion: Graduation Date Change Helps More Than Hurts; Bring Back "Baby Bio" for Non-Science Majors • Men's Basketball is Young, but Well-Prepared • Women's Basketball Turns to Senior Leadership • Women's Track & Field Ready for Championship …


Eugenics And Modern Biology: Critiques Of Eugenics, 1910-1945, Garland E. Allen May 2011

Eugenics And Modern Biology: Critiques Of Eugenics, 1910-1945, Garland E. Allen

Biology Faculty Publications & Presentations

Eugenics in most western countries in the first four decades of the twentieth century was based on the idea that genes control most human phenotypic traits, everything from physical features such as polydactyly and eye color to physiological conditions such as the A-B-O blood groups to mental and personality traits such as “feeblemindedness”, alcoholism and pauperism. It assessing the development of the eugenics movement – its rise and decline between 1900 and 1950 – it is important to recognize that its naïve assumptions and often flawed methodologies were openly criticized at the time by scientists and non-scientists alike. This paper …