The University of Chicago (commonly referred to as UChicago, the U of C, or just Chicago) is a private, coeducational research university in Chicago, Illinois, USA. It was founded by oil magnate and benefactor John D. Rockefeller and incorporated in 1890; William Rainey Harper became its first president in 1891 and the first classes were held in 1892.
The University of British Columbia, commonly referred to as UBC, is a Canadian public research university with campuses in the Greater Vancouver area and in Kelowna, British Columbia. The 402 ha (4 km²) main campus in the Greater Vancouver area is located in the University Endowment Lands on Point Grey, a peninsula about 10 km from downtown Vancouver, with smaller speciality and satellite campuses located at Great Northern Way and Robson Street, both in Vancouver proper.
The University of North Texas (informally UNT or North Texas) is a public university located in Denton, Texas. Denton is the flagship campus of the University of North Texas System, which also includes the UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the soon to be established University of North Texas at Dallas School of Law. With an enrollment of over 36,000 students, it is the fourth-largest university in the state by enrollment.
Washington State University (WSU, commonly pronounced Wazzu) is a public research university based in Pullman, Washington, in the Palouse region of the Pacific Northwest. Founded in 1890, WSU is the state's original and largest land-grant university and confers bachelor's, master's, professional and doctoral degrees, and offers more than 200 fields of study.
Belmont University is a private, coeducational, liberal arts university located in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. It is the largest Christian university in Tennessee and the second largest private university in the state, behind nearby Vanderbilt University.
The University of Oklahoma (abbreviated OU) is a coeducational public research university located in Norman, Oklahoma. Founded in 1890, it existed in Oklahoma Territory near Indian Territory for 17 years before the two became the state of Oklahoma. As of 2007, the university has 29,931 students enrolled, most located at its main campus in Norman.
Oklahoma State University–Stillwater, located in Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA, is a land-grant, sun-grant, coeducational public research university founded in 1890 under the Morrill Act. Originally known as Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College (Oklahoma A&M), it is the flagship institution of the Oklahoma State University System with 32,032 students for the fall 2009 academic semester. The flagship campus had a total enrollment of 20,502 students for the fall 2009 semester.
North Dakota State University of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, more commonly known as North Dakota State University (NDSU), is a public university in Fargo, North Dakota, United States. With 14,186 students it is the largest university in North Dakota. Founded as North Dakota Agricultural College in 1890 as a land grant institution, it sits on a 258 acre(1 km²) campus in an urban setting.
Queen's College, also known as 'Q. C', is amongst the most prestigious and elite independent, co-educational institutions in The Bahamas. Founded in 1890, Queen's College is the oldest private school in the Bahamas and boasts a rather rich and diverse history. It has an extensive list of former students including many local Politicians, Clergymen, Professionals and other leaders within The Bahamas.
The memex (a portmanteau of "memory" and "index", like Rolodex an earlier index portmanteau common at the time) is the name given by Vannevar Bush to the theoretical proto-hypertext computer system he proposed in his 1945 The Atlantic Monthly article As We May Think. The memex is a device in which an individual compresses and stores all of their books, records, and communications which is then mechanized so that it may be consulted with exceeding speed and flexibility.
Bob Dylan is the debut album by the American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, released in March 1962 on Columbia Records. It features two original compositions, the rest being old folk standards, and was produced by Columbia's legendary talent scout John H. Hammond, who signed Dylan to the label.