The University of Nevada, Las Vegas is a public land-grant research university in Paradise, Nevada. It was formerly part of the University of Nevada from 1957 to 1969. It includes the Shadow Lane Campus, just east of the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada, which houses both School of Medicine and the School of Dental Medicine. UNLV's law school, the William S. Boyd School of Law, is the only law school in the state. In 1969, the board of regents approved the name University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and the abbreviation UNLV. It is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity"
Mount Union was founded in 1846 by Orville Nelson Hartshorn as "a place where men and women could be educated with equal opportunity, science would parallel the humanities, and there would be no distinction due to race, color, or sex." In approximately 1911, Scio College of Scio, Ohio, merged with Mount Union, moving faculty to the Mount Union campus and abandoning the Scio campus. Mount Union College was renamed the University of Mount Union effective August 1, 2010.
Hyde Park, New York
The Culinary Institute of America is a private culinary school with its primary campus in Hyde Park, New York. CIA was the first to teach culinary arts in the United States. The school was founded in 1946 in New Haven, Connecticut, as a vocational institute for returning veterans of World War II. With a growing student body, the school purchased a former Jesuit novitiate in Hyde Park in 1970, which remains its central campus. The school began awarding associate degrees in 1971, bachelor's degrees in 1993, and master's degrees in 2018. Additional campuses were opened in the following years: St. Helena in 1995, Texas in 2008, Singapore in 2010, and Napa in 2016
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is a public land-grant research university in Lincoln, Nebraska. Chartered in 1869 by the Nebraska Legislature as part of the Morrill Act of 1862, the school was known as the University of Nebraska until 1968, when it absorbed the Municipal University of Omaha to form the University of Nebraska system. It is the state's oldest university and the flagship institution of the statewide system. The university has been governed by the Board of Regents since 1871, whose members are elected by district to six-year terms
The University of Nevada, Reno (Nevada, the University of Nevada, or UNR) is a public land-grant research university in Reno, Nevada. It is the state's flagship public university and primary land grant institution. It was founded on October 12, 1874, in Elko, Nevada. The university is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity" by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The university is also home to the Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism, which offers programs such as broadcasting, photojournalism, and Spanish language media and is the proud host of six Pulitzer Prize winners among its alumni
The University of Montana is a public research university in Missoula, Montana. UM is a flagship institution of the Montana University System and its second-largest campus. The University of Montana ranks 17th in the nation and fifth among public universities in producing Rhodes Scholars, it has 11 Truman Scholars, 14 Goldwater Scholars, and 40 Udall Scholars to its name. One alumnus, Harold Urey, has won the Nobel Prize.
The University was founded in 1871 as Normal School No. 2 and became known as Warrensburg Teachers College. The name was changed to Central Missouri State Teachers College in 1919, Central Missouri State College in 1945, and Central Missouri State University in 1972. In 1965, the institution established a graduate school. In 2006, the name was changed to the University of Central Missouri. There are 150 majors and minors, 32 professional accreditations, and 37 graduate programs. UCM has a high-tech, STEM-focused facility called the Missouri Innovation Campus in Lee's Summit, Missouri, and provides numerous online courses and programs.
The University of Missouri is a public land-grant research university in Columbia, Missouri. It is Missouri's largest university and the flagship of the four-campus University of Missouri System. MU was founded in 1839 and was the first public university west of the Mississippi River. It has been a member of the Association of American Universities since 1908 and is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity".To date, the University of Missouri alumni, faculty, and staff include 18 Rhodes Scholars,19 Truman Scholars,141 Fulbright Scholars,7 Governors of Missouri, and 6 members of the U.S. Congress.
The University of Idaho is a public land-grant research university in Moscow, Idaho. It is the state's land-grant and primary research university, and the lead university in the Idaho Space Grant Consortium. The University of Idaho was the state's sole university for 71 years, until 1963. Its College of Law, established in 1909, was first accredited by the American Bar Association in 1925. As a land-grant university and the primary research university in the state, U of I has the largest campus in the state.
The University of Memphis is a public research university in Memphis, Tennessee. Founded in 1912, the university has an enrollment of more than 22,000 students. The university maintains the Herff College of Engineering, the Center for Earthquake Research and Information (CERI), and the Cecil C. The University of Memphis is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very High research activity". On July 1, 1994, Memphis State University changed its name again, to the current University of Memphis.
The University of Michigan is a public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Founded in 1817 by an act of the old Michigan Territory as the Catholepistemiad or the "School of Universal Knowledge," the university is the oldest in Michigan; it was established 20 years before the territory became a state. The university has been governed by an elected board of regents independently of the state since 1850, when the state's second constitution was officially adopted.The University of Michigan is ranked among the most prestigious universities in the United States and in the world
Saint Martin's University is a private Benedictine university in Lacey, Washington. It was founded in 1895 as an all-boys boarding school by monks of the Benedictine Order. Saint Martin's began offering college-level courses in 1900 and became a degree-granting institution in 1940. The college became coeducational in 1965. In 2005, it changed its name from Saint Martin's College to Saint Martin's University.
The University of Bridgeport is a private university in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The university is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education. The university began in 1927 as the first junior college in Connecticut, it is the only university in Bridgeport and one of the largest in Connecticut. The school expanded significantly, adding dormitories and a school of business. The school purchased the former P. T. Barnum estate and neighboring property adjacent to Seaside Park and became a four-year institution in 1947 when it was renamed the University of Bridgeport.
The University of Houston (UH) is a public research university in Houston, Texas. Founded in 1927, UH is a member of the University of Houston System and the third-largest university in Texas with over 47,000 students. The university offers more than 276 degree programs through its 16 academic colleges and schools and an interdisciplinary Honors College - including programs leading to professional degrees in architecture, law, optometry, medicine, and pharmacy. The University of Houston hosts a variety of theatrical performances, concerts, lectures, and events.
New Haven, Connecticut
Southern Connecticut State University is a public university in New Haven, Connecticut. Part of the Connecticut State University System, it was founded in 1893 and is governed by the Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education. By 1937 the school was able to grant bachelor's degrees, and thus renamed New Haven State Teacher's College. Graduate degrees were offered to start in 1954, a year after the school moved to its current campus on Crescent St.New Haven State Teacher's College became Southern Connecticut State College in 1959. In March 1983 the school was renamed Southern Connecticut State University and made part of the Connecticut State University System
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