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Published by Lodima Press in Revere, Pa .
Written in English



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  • Deep Springs College -- Students -- Portraits.,
  • Portrait photography -- California.,
  • College students -- California -- Portraits.

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Edition Notes

Statementphotographs by Michael A. Smith ; essay by L. Jackson Newell ; afterword by William T. Vollmann.
ContributionsNewell, L. Jackson, 1938-
LC ClassificationsTR681.S78 S65 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6797378M
ISBN 101888899026, 1888899034
LC Control Number00091146

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This book was okay as the photos seem to capture some of the essence of the students of Deep Springs but I was hoping for more written details on what day to day life is like in Deep Springs College. It's such an unusual, challenging, and fascinating school that draws a special type of young man. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. The Students of Deep Springs College by L. Jackson Newell; William T. Vollmann; Michael A. Smith. Lodima Press, Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Dinner is at 6—a meal of hamburgers (made from Deep Springs beef), sweet potato fries, salad (from the college’s garden), and chocolate cake (in honor of the student baker’s birthday). After dinner, students wash the dishes or try to fit some reading in before Public Speaking begins at 8.

Founded in , Deep Springs College is a unique institution of higher learning. The educational program is built upon three pillars: academics, student self-government, and manual labor. The school is located forty miles from Bishop, California on an isolated cattle ranch in Deep Springs Valley. Between twelve and fifteen students are. As students learning to be citizens of the world, many eventually go on to “a life of service” following the completion of a degree. Since Deep Springs is a two-year school, most everyone transfers to a more typical four-year institution, and Deep Springers are generally successful in their transfers. Courses at Deep Springs are intensive, student-driven, and small. Classes usually have between four and twelve students. In most courses, the majority of class time is spent in seminar-style discussions. (Other forms of class structure, including those based in the lab, studio or field, also regularly appear within the curriculum.).   Deep Springs Hardcover – Ma Evocative images of Deep Springs Valley and the students at the College that capture the feel of this most unusual place. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. E. Kelly. out of 5 stars Seller was very professional.5/5(2).

/ Deep Springs College GUEST STUDENT OF THE WEEK: Lily Wuerth got into UC Berkeley, UCLA, Georgia Tech, Rice, USC, etc. She decided to attend Georgia Tech, where she will be majoring in chemical engineering. The Students of Deep Springs College (Signed First Edition). Revere, PA: Lodima Press, First edition. Hardcover. Essay by L. Jackson Newell and with an afterword by William T. Vollmann. A collection of Smith's photographs taken of the students at this small college .   Regardless of prior college experience, every student enters Deep Springs as a “first-year.” The full-scholarship for tuition, room, and board is awarded automatically to all admitted students, regardless of financial need, country of origin, or any other considerations. Deep Springs was founded in by electricity tycoon and philanthropist L.L. Nunn. After building power plants across North America, he devoted his wealth and influence to developing new forms of education. His two surviving educational projects, Deep Springs College and the Telluride Association, are both imbued with his distinctive philosophy of education.