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University of Geneva

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Geneva, Switzerland

Founding Date:
1559

Enrollment:
13,500

Official Website:
http://www.unige.ch/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Norman Angell
Economist
26-Dec-1872 7-Oct-1967 The Great Illusion
Werner Arber
Scientist
3-Jun-1929   Restriction enzymes (DNA cleavage)
Letitia Baldrige
Author
9-Feb-1926 29-Oct-2012 Etiquette columnist
Durão Barroso
Head of State
23-Mar-1956   European Commission President
Thomas Bodley
Scholar
2-Mar-1545 28-Jan-1613 Bodleian Library
Daniel Bovet
Scientist
23-Mar-1907 8-Apr-1992 Anti-histamines, muscle relaxants, sulfanilamide
George Finch
Chemist
4-Aug-1888 22-Nov-1970 Oxygen for mountain climbing
Edmond H. Fischer
Scientist
6-Apr-1920   Protein phosphorylation
Rita V. Foley
Business
c. 1954   Former VP, MeadWestVaco
John H. Forsgren, Jr.
Business
c. 1945   CFO of Northeast Utilities, 1996-2004
Saul Friedländer
Historian
11-Oct-1932   Holocaust historian
Morton Heilig
Inventor
22-Dec-1926 14-May-1997 Early virtual reality pioneer
Celinda Lake
Government
?   Lake Research Partners
Klaus J. Mangold
Business
6-Jun-1943   Executive Advisor to Diamler Chrysler
Seymour Papert
Computer Programmer
1-Mar-1928   Programming language LOGO
Toni Rembe
Attorney
c. 1938   Partner at Pillsbury Winthrop, 1971-2004
Martin Rodbell
Scientist
1-Dec-1925 7-Dec-1998 G-protein cell signal transmission
William Seabrook
Author
22-Feb-1886 20-Sep-1945 Thoroughly sodden traveling author
Zalman Shoval
Diplomat
28-Apr-1930   Twice Israeli Ambassdor to the US
Michael L. Strang
Politician
17-Jun-1929   Congressman from Colorado, 1985-87
Diane von Furstenberg
Fashion Designer
31-Dec-1946   Fashion designer

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Werner Arber
Scientist
3-Jun-1929   Restriction enzymes (DNA cleavage)
Michel Butor
Author
14-Sep-1926   L'emploi du temps
Stanislao Cannizzaro
Chemist
13-Jul-1826 10-May-1910 Atomic vs Molecular weights
Edmond H. Fischer
Scientist
6-Apr-1920   Protein phosphorylation
Saul Friedländer
Historian
11-Oct-1932   Holocaust historian
Niels K. Jerne
Scientist
23-Dec-1911 7-Oct-1994 Immune theory (anti-antibody)
Jean Piaget
Psychologist
9-Aug-1896 17-Sep-1980 Elaborated the stages of childhood
Ellery Schempp
Activist
1940   Abington School District v. Schempp
Klaus Schwab
Economist
30-Mar-1938   Founder, World Economic Forum
George Steiner
Critic
23-Apr-1929   After Babel
Chaim Weizmann
Head of State
27-Nov-1874 9-Nov-1952 First President of Israel


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