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The Faculty of Architecture at TU Delft (Dutch: Faculteit Bouwkunde; abbr. BK ) is the largest faculty of the university and one of the largest architecture schools in the world, with around 2'900 students.
The Faculty is offering the following degrees:
On January 8, 1842, King Willem II founded the 'Royal Academy for the education of civilian engineers, for serving both nation and industry, and of apprentices for trade'. On the 20th of June, 1864, a Royal Decree was issued, ordering that the Royal Academy in Delft be disbanded in order to make way for a new 'Polytechnic School'. The School went on to educate architects, and engineers in the fields of civil works, shipbuilding, mechanical engineering and mining. STYLOS, the Student Association for architectural students in the faculty, was established in 1894 and is one of the biggest in the Netherlands.
Institution:Stanford University School of Humanities and Sciences
Academics:John Maxson Stillman
The Stanford Department of Chemistry complex consists of six buildings, four of which are dedicated to Chemistry and two of which are shared with nearby Departments. The Department has a very strong commitment to obtaining and maintaining state-of-the-art instrumentation for analysis and spectroscopy. The NMR instruments include 200, 300, 400, and 500 MHz spectrometers equipped for a wide range of nuclei.
The School of Social Ecology is one of the schools of the University of California, Irvine (UCI). When it was founded in 1970, it was highly controversial to devote a school to the study of social ecology and human ecology, a field "centered on the concept of the human being as a biological organism in a cultural-physical environment", and the founding class consisted only of 35 students. Social ecology programs remain rare at U.S. universities, but the School of Social Ecology at UCI currently enrolls nearly 3,000 students and is the third largest school at UCI by student population. Students in the social ecology program at UCI undergo a multidisciplinary program that examines real-world social and environmental issues and that involves the students in off-campus internships as well as on-campus courses.
The school has three departments: Criminology, Law and Society; Psychology and Social Behavior; and Planning, Policy, and Design. Its faculty include Distinguished Professor Elizabeth Loftus, known for her expertise on false memories.
El Departamento de Lenguas y Culturas es una unidad que ofrece programas académicos en la enseñanza de idiomas a las diferentes facultades, dependencias de la Universidad de la Sabana y a la comunidad externa. Cuenta con Certificaciones internacionales, un alto nivel académico de sus profesores y nuestra Infraestructura tecnológica y de recursos supera el índice nacional e internacional.
Nuestro compromiso es fortalecer el uso de lenguas extranjeras, así como también, la excelencia en la enseñanza y el aprendizaje de nuestros estudiantes a nivel cultural y académico.
The Faculty of Human Sciences is a constituent body of Macquarie University. The Faculty offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs. It is home to a number of internationally recognised research centres conducting ground-breaking research across disciplines in areas like cognitive science and early childhood education. The Faculty is particularly renowned for its post-graduate programs in special education and its School of Advanced Medicine offering sub-specialty, post-fellowship Surgery training. The Faculty encompasses two schools, two departments, three centres and two institutes:
The Faculty of Human Sciences comprises two schools, two departments, two institutes and four centres:
Oxford University Department for Continuing Education (OUDCE) is a department within the University of Oxford that caters mainly for part-time and mature students. It is located at Rewley House, Wellington Square, Oxford, England.
Some 15,000 students comprise the Department, of which roughly 5,000 study for an Oxford University award or credit-bearing course. Other types of course offered by the Department include online courses, short courses, weekly classes, day and weekend courses and summer schools.
The University of Oxford was one of the founders, in the late 19th century, of the so-called 'extension' movement, wherein Universities began to offer educational opportunities to adult learners outside of their traditional student base. The 19th Century saw an awakening social awareness to the needs of working-class people generally, and Oxford University signalled an educational responsibility to the general community by sending lecturers into towns and cities across Victorian England, bringing university culture to a diverse adult audience. The first of the early "Oxford Extension Lectures" was delivered in 1878, and by 1893 Oxford University Extension Centres were bringing
The Stanford Neuromuscular Biomechanics Lab combines experimental and computational approaches to study movement. We investigate the form and function of biomechanical systems ranging from molecular motors to persons with movement disorders. We seek fundamental understanding of the mechanisms involved in the production of movement, and are motivated by opportunities to improve treatments for individuals with cerebral palsy, stroke, osteoarthritis, and Parkinson’s disease.
The Music Industry Arts Program at Fanshawe College was the first school of its kind in Canada, (and one of the first 3 in the world), to train young people for careers in the contemporary music industry. It was started in 1970 as Creative Electronics by former Radio Caroline DJ Tom Lodge, but when the college demanded that Creative Electronics become a career program, he had the students build a recording studio, gathered music industry executives for an advisory group and changed the name of the program to Music Industry Arts. The program has been the starting point for hundreds of the world's top recording engineers, record producers and entertainment industry executives. The program is highly competitive with only about 115 students being accepted out of 800 applications every year. Students in the MIA program are also eligible for membership in a Student Section of the Audio Engineering Society.
Faculty of note include but are not limited to; Steve Malison (Coordinator), Terry McManus, Joe Vaughan, Dan Brodbeck, Mike Roth, Moe Berg, Rob Nation, Jason Chapman, Duncan Grant, David Martin, Greg Hatchette.
A part of the School of Contemporary Media, Fanshawe's Music Industry Arts
Institution:Stanford University School of Medicine
n accordance with its mission Stanford University Medical Center is dedicated to pursuing the highest quality of patient care and graduate medical education. Stanford University Medical Center recognizes as one of its major responsibilities the provision of organized educational programs. This responsibility includes guidance and supervision of the resident while facilitating the resident’s professional and personal development and ensuring safe and appropriate care for patients.
The Department of Plant & Microbial Biology is an academic department in the College of Natural Resources at the University of California, Berkeley. The department conducts research and teachings in Plant and Microbial sciences with 43 department faculty members.
Research is largely funded through grants from the National Institute of Health, USDA and National Science Foundation. Faculty researches are conducted at Koshland Hall, Life Science Annex, Calvin Hall, buildings located on the University of California, Berkeley campus, the USDA Plant Gene Expression Center in Albany and University of California, San Francisco. The department also utilizes the fields and greenhouses of the nearby Oxford Tract for research.The College of Natural Resources provides additional instructional and research facilities such as the Richard B. Gump South Pacific Research Station on the island of Moorea and its associated Moorea Digital Flora Project. Students in the undergraduate division graduate with a Bachelors of Science. The Graduate division offers Ph.D degrees and opportunities for students to participate in postdoctoral research.
The department headquarters along with many faculty offices
University Center for International Studies (UCIS), the first center of its kind when created in 1968, provides a university-wide integration of international scholarship at the University of Pittsburgh. This center provides a university-wide framework for students, faculty, other scholars who have an interest in international studies. UCIS encompasses centers for area studies and centers on topical specializations in international studies. It coordinates international education curricula and provides support services such as the Study Abroad Program, which helps students study abroad during their college experience. It does not offer degrees but awards certificates of attainment to degree candidates in the University's schools. Carl Beck served as the first director of the UCIS.
UCIS also coordinates centers for area studies and centers on topical specializations in international studies. Within UCIS, there are six component studies centers have been competitively designated National Resource Centers by the United States Department of Education making the university one of only 17 to claim four or more study programs designated as such. These National Resource designated centers
The Faculty of Behavioural Sciences and Empirical Cultural Studies is one of twelve faculties at the University of Heidelberg. It comprises the Institute of Psychology, the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, the Department of Education, the Institute of Sport and Sport Science, and the Institute of Gerontology. The faculty is headed by a dean. From 2012-2014, Professor Dr. Klaus Fiedler is in charge.
The Institute of Psychology was founded in 1933. It consists of Departments for Biological & Developmental Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Differential Psychology, Gender & Health Psychology, Gerontology, Organizational Psychology, Psychological Methods, Social Psychology. Nearly 500 students are enrolled in research-oriented courses for Bachelor of Science Psychology and Master of Science Psychology (with two tracks: (a) developmental and Clinical Psychology; (b) organizational behavior and adaptive cognition). In 2010, for the yearly 100 BSc study places more than 4500 applications were made.
The Institute of Gerontology was founded in 1986.
LAB is an alternative rock band from Helsinki, Finland. Their single "Beat the Boys" was featured in the PS2/Xbox/PC game "Flatout".
The band formed in 1997, and consists of five members (singer Ana and guitarist Johannes are siblings).
The majority of their music videos feature the singer Ana wearing a pair of white angel wings.
The Department of Geography and Sociology at Strathclyde University, Glasgow, Scotland, was created in 2003 from the merger of the Department of Geography and the Division of Sociology (then part of the department of Government).
The Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University, located at the Biscayne Bay Campus in North Miami, Florida in the United States is one of the university's 26 schools and colleges. The University was chartered in 1965 and opened in 1972.
Each year, over 1,900 undergraduate and graduate students enrol at FIU. Students and graduates of the School represent every state and 100 countries.
The School offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management, Master of Science in Hospitality Management (available on campus and via distance learning), and Executive Master of Science in Hospitality Management (available on campus and via distance learning) Degree Programs, as well as Certificate Programs in various Hotel, Restaurant, Hospitality, Travel and Tourism specializations. A Doctorate degree in Business Administration with a specialization in Hospitality and Tourism Management is also offered.
On-campus housing is available at the Bay Vista Apartments through the housing community.
The school is located on the Biscayne Bay Campus, which is about 200 acres (809,000 m²), directly on the bay and adjacent to the Oleta River State Park.
The University of Central Florida College of Education is an academic college of University of Central Florida located in Orlando, Florida, USA. The dean of the college is Sandra L. Robinson, Ph.D.
The College of Education provides over 100 degrees options to prepare students for a career in both primary and secondary education. The college is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), and houses the UCF Academy for Teaching, Learning and Leadership.
The college offers 14 undergraduate degree options, 63 graduate degree options, 11 minors, as well as two undergraduate certificates and 23 graduate certificates.
The Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art (RLAHA) is a laboratory at the University of Oxford, England which develops and applies scientific methods to the study of the past. It was established in 1955 and its first director was Teddy Hall. The first deputy director was Dr Stuart Young, who was followed by Martin Aitken in 1957.
As of 2004, the Laboratory is directed by Professor Mark Pollard. Amongst the areas of research it has been involved in are:
The laboratory includes the Oxford Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit, which carries out radiocarbon dating using an accelerator mass spectrometer. The Laboratory publishes the journal Archaeometry.
The School of Chinese Medicine at Hong Kong Baptist University is a school in Hong Kong that offers full-time degree programmes in Chinese Medicine, Biomedical Science, and Pharmacy in Chinese Medicine, also offers part-time programmes in Chinese Medicine, Pharmacy in Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Tui Na, Orthopaedics and Beauty care.
The Archives of the University of Glasgow (GUAS) maintain the historical records of the University of Glasgow back to its foundation in 1451. Its earliest record is a charter dating from 1304 for the lands of the earliest mention of record-keeping in the University is in 1490 when it is recorded in the Annales Universitatis Glasguensis 1451–1558 that ‘in accordance with a proposition of the Lord Rector, a parchment book is ordered to be procured, in which important writs, statutes, and lists of the University, are to be engrossed: and also a paper book, for recording judicial proceedings.’ The Clerk to the Faculty, and subsequently the Clerk of Senate, maintained the records of the University due to the continuing requirement to ensure that the privileges, rights, policies and finances of the university were kept in good order.
The Clerk’s Press is the oldest surviving piece of university furniture and was acquired in 1634 to hold such records. In 1955 the first professional University Archivist was appointed and it is currently one of the largest archive services in Scotland outside the national archives in Edinburgh.
The University’s archives are primary resources for Scotland's
Department of Chemistry in one of six departments of the Faculty of Science of the University of Colombo. It carries out academic work and research into chemistry. The roots of the chemistry education leads to the University College Colombo in the 1930s.
The Faculty of Medicine in Mannheim is one of twelve faculties at the University of Heidelberg. It was founded in 1964 and is located in Mannheim. It comprises 11 institutes.
The Faculty of Medicine in Mannheim has a particular research interest in medical technology. It thus works in close association with the Mannheim University of Applied Sciences. Major concerns are the development of optical measuring techniques, the simulation of operative and diagnostic procedures, the development of operation support systems, the advancement of minimally invasive surgical techniques, and software development.
The Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione (DEI) is one of the largest European ICT departments, both for its dimensions and for the quality of its research activity.
Research is the main focus of DEI, pursued according to the highest international quality standards.
The four department sections cluster consolidated competences in systems and control, computer science and engineering, electronics, and telecommunications.
The DEI mainly supports the courses offered by the the School of Information Engineering, but its members also perform teaching activities in the ICT field for the other Schools of the Politecnico di Milano.
The DEI is also member of Informatics Europe.
Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering is one of four academic departments at the Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology based at its campus in Malabe. Established in 2006 as the Department of Computer Systems and Networking it is headed by Dr. Malitha Wijesundara. At its formation it was the first department of it type established in Sri Lanka. Since July 2009, it has been renamed as the Department of Electronic & Computer Engineering (ECE). The department was renamed again in 2012 as the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE). Since 2012, this department is attached to the Faculty of Engineering at SLIIT.
The department is responsible for carrying out academic studies and research in areas of electronic engineering, computer science, computer engineering, network engineering and network & information security.post-graduate programs are now offered from the department.
In November 2007, undergrad student research projects won the gold award and 3 merit awards at the Techno 2007, national engineering exhibition organized by the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL). In 2008 a student research project won a merit award at the prestigious National
Institution:Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine Department includes a world-leading department of anesthesia that offers comprehensive training in perioperative patient care, pain management and critical care medicine.
The University of Colombo, Department of Economics is one of the oldest and most possibly the most popular departments in the Faculty of Arts with 700 undergraduates – including students who take Economics as one of three subjects in a General Arts degree, and those who take Special Arts degree in Economics.
When considering the history of Economics department it is vital to know about the history of the University of Colombo. The University of Colombo has a proud history of over a century and a quarter starting with the establishment of the Medical School – the predecessor to the present Faculty of Medicine of the University. It was on the present premises of the University of Colombo that the first fully-fledged University, the University of Ceylon was set up in 1942. After a series of changes the present institutional structure of the University of Colombo was established in 1978. Recently the University of Colombo was ranked among the top universities in Asia and the Pacific by the highly respected Asiaweek magazine.
Having initially focused on undergraduate training in a variety of disciplines, the University of Colombo has, since the early 1980’s, increasingly turned its
The Faculty of Philosophy of Greifswald University (Philosophische Fakultät der Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald) is one of five faculties and the founding faculty of the university which is located in Greifswald, Germany.
The faculty's research and teaching focuses on languages and cultures of Northern and Eastern Europe. Subjects, such as Latvian and Lithuanian Studies, Slavic Studies, Finnish Studies (including Estonian Studies) and Scandinavian Studies are offered by only a few other universities in Germany.
Other classic disciplines, such as German Studies, English Studies and studies of History, Political Science, Philosophy, Psychology, Church Music and Music are offered as well. The Caspar-David-Friedrich-Institut, which was named after th 19th century German Romantic landscape painter Caspar David Friedrich, who was born in Greifswald and received his first artistic lessons here, offers degrees in Fine Arts and Art History.
Like many other universities in Germany, the Faculty of Philosophy (Philosophische Fakultät) of Greifswald University is now offering bachelor's and master's degree courses to cater to the wider interests of students. The undergraduate
Institution:Stanford University School of Humanities and Sciences
The Stanford Department of Economics purposes are to acquaint students with the economic aspects of modern society, to familiarize them with techniques for the analysis of contemporary economic problems and to develop in them an ability to exercise judgment in evaluating public policy. There is training for the general student as well as for those who plan careers as economists in civil service, private enterprise, teaching, or research.
The Department of Radio-Television-Film at the University of Texas at Austin located in Austin, Texas, is one of the five departments comprising the College of Communication. The department was founded in 1965 and has become one of the nation's premiere film schools, consistently ranking in the top 5 for graduate programs and the top 10 for undergraduate studies. The department has a very selective admissions policy, accepting less than 25% of applicants in its undergraduate program, and less than 15% of applicants in its graduate programs.
The film school offers an undergraduate Bachelor's of Science degree in a variety of disciplines, as well as offering the nation's top MFA and PHD level programs at the graduate level.
The pre-history of the film school dates back to 1921, when the University of Texas launched the first experimental radio broadcast in the state of Texas, offering its first degree program in broadcasting in 1939. By the 1960s, The University planned to consolidate all of its communication studies under one roof and in 1965 founded the College of Communication with three departments including Journalism, Public Relations, a newly formed department of
The College of Built Environments (CBE) at the University of Washington in Seattle is the new name, as of January 1, 2009, of the college formerly called the College of Architecture and Urban Planning. The old name was adopted in 1957-58 when the college had only two departments, architecture and planning. Today, however, the College of Built Environments is made up of four Departments, Architecture, Construction Management, Landscape Architecture and Urban Design & Planning, and houses two interdisciplinary Ph.D. degrees, as well as several interdisciplinary centers and institutes. The new name reflects the integrated approach to planning, design and construction that will be necessary to take on the 21st century global challenges of urbanization and climate change.
The College of Built Environments traces its history to 1914, when the Department of Architecture was founded (initially as a subdivision in a College of Fine Arts). The Department grew slowly and focused strictly on architecture until the early 1940s when a city planning curriculum was inaugurated. After the Second World War, the architecture and planning programs grew rapidly. The College of Architecture and Urban
The St. John's University Center for Global Development is St. John’s University's center for research on all issues relating to international development and social justice. The center draws upon specialists from all over the world as well as its own faculty, staff, and independent researchers for scholarly research and programs in the varying fields of global development. Activities promoted by the Center include an M.A. in Global Development and Social Justice, Intensive Certificate Programs in specific global development issue areas, conferences, internships, research projects, a Global Development Team, a Resource Center, a "Micro-Development Projects" initiative, and joint ventures with other associations.
The Master in Global Development and Social Justice is offered by St. John’s University, a Graduate program under the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, in collaboration with Unicaritas (Caritas of Rome, Idente Foundation for Studies and Research and ISMA- Istituti di Santa Maria in Aquiro), and is guided by a Steering Committee chaired by the Director of the Center for Global Development, who provides administrative oversight and support. It is a two-year program in
Western's Mechanical and Materials Engineering Department (Faculty of Engineering, University of Western Ontario) offers an accredited program in Mechanical Engineering in B.S., M.Eng., M.S. and Ph.D. degree.
Areas of research in graduate studies include: Dynamics and control, Robotics, CAD/CAM, Solid Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics, Bio-Mechanics and Bio-Materials, Composite materials, nanocomposites, nanomechanics, CFD, Materials Science and Manufacturing.
Institution:Stanford University School of Medicine
Academics:J Martin Brown
The Department of Radiation Oncology at the Stanford University School of Medicine contributes to the development of new knowledge in radiation physics, Radiation and Cancer Biology, and cancer biology. It also provides high quality clinical teaching and laboratory instruction to medical students, residents, post-doctoral fellows, and practitioners and provides high quality, full-service radiation oncology care in an interdisciplinary setting and to provide the "cutting edge" of care in selected clinical areas.
Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering CTU (FNSPE CTU) Czech: Fakulta jaderná a fyzikálně inženýrská ČVUT; is a faculty of Czech Technical University in Prague.
It was established in 1955, as part of the Charles University, but in 1959 became a new special faculty of the Czech Technical University in Prague. The establishment of the Faculty was connected with the beginning of a new era of the peaceful use of nuclear energy. A complex approach to all nuclear branches was intended, so specialists from universities, technological institutions, and industry were brought together to comply with this task. Later, newly developed areas of physics application, e.g. plasma and solid state physics, lasers, cosmic research, etc., were included in the Faculty curricula.
The characteristics of the Faculty activities developed during its history, and the most advanced areas of technological progress have always attracted its attention. Students with a special interest in mathematics were taught individually, and, subsequently, the study of mathematical engineering was established. The Faculty is equipped with several large research facilities, such as the VR-1 training nuclear
The Columbia University Department of Philosophy is ranked 11th in the US and 12th in the English-speaking world, in the 2011 ranking of philosophy departments by The Philosophical Gourmet Report (it was ranked 13th and 14th in the previous 2009 ranking). It has particular strengths in philosophy of mind, logic, political philosophy, philosophy of law, philosophy of biology, general philosophy of science, philosophy of social sciences, 17th-century early modern philosophy, and 20th-century continental philosophy.
The department is distinguished by its being prone to promote philosophical domains not considered as "mainstream" in other philosophy departments. Not only does it offer advanced research in the wide range of subjects in analytical philosophy but it also has particular strengths in the history of Western philosophy. It also benefits from the presence or activity nearby of other departments' faculty such as Souleymane Bachir Diagne from French and Romance Philology, Joseph Raz and R. Kent Greenawalt from Law School, or Jon Elster from Political Science. Many cross-registered courses allow students to enlarge their scopes in other departments.
The philosophy departments of
The Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital (Thai: คณะแพทยศาสตร์โรงพยาบาลรามาธิบดี = Ramathibodi Hospital Faculty of Medicine, if grammatically directly translated from its Thai name), commonly called Rama, of Mahidol University is a medical school in Bangkok, Thailand. It is equipped with CyberKnife, super-fast 320-slice CT scanner, latest 3-Tesla MRI scanner with parallel RF transmission and in-coil sampling, modern PET-CT scanner, and many mores. Rama is the medical school focused on American style study due to the help of Rockefeller Foundation during its founding period
Following the Second National Economic and Social Development Plan (1964–1966), the Thai government aimed to increase the number of doctors and nurses in order to meet the needs of the country. In August 1964, the government cabinet approved the plan of setting up a new medical school which would be located around the Phyathai area, opposite the Ministry of Industry. HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej graciously conferred upon the name of this new medical school “Ramathibodi” and laid the foundation stone for the building on December 30, 1965. Four years later, the King came to open the new faculty on May 3, 1969.
The Stanford Computational-Based Design Department has a strong presence in computational aerospace engineering and an innovative research program in Computational-Based Design. This program, which is carried out primarily in the Aerospace Computing Laboratory , the Aerospace Design Lab, and the FRG, focuses on multidisciplinary frameworks that can link different physics pertaining to aeronautics and astronautics, multiscale computational approaches that can deal with large ranges of time and spatial scales, high-fidelity computational schemes that can enable predictive simulations, optimization algorithms that can handle complex integrated systems, and model-reduction methods that can integrate computation with design.
The Faculty of Modern Languages (German: Neuphilologische Fakultät) is one of fourteen faculties at the University of Tübingen. It is the largest faculty of the university with about 8,000 students. It is located in the Neuphilologikum in the Wilhelmstraße area of the town. Most staff and students refer to both faculty and building by the building's unofficial name, Brechtbau, named after the German author and playwright Bertolt Brecht.
The building has its own lecture theatres for use by the faculty's departments as well as being equipped with a significant library containing over 300,000 volumes. Computer pools and wireless internet access allow students to conduct research online.
The Faculty of Modern Languages consists of the following schools and departments:
Heidelberg University Faculty of Modern Languages
The School of Social Work at the University of Arkansas offers education in various fields of social work.
The Baccalaureate Social Work (BSW) program has been offered since 1940, one of the oldest undergraduate social work programs in the United States. The Master Social Work program is also available for graduate Social Work students.
The Social Work Research Center was established in 2001, and studies poverty in Arkansas. Results are published and brought to the attention of federal and state politicians.
Stanford University offers Physical Education, Recreation and Wellness to the Stanford community. The department includes programs for Men's and Women's Football, Basketball, Baseball, Diving, Gymnastics, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Water Polo, Crew, Fencing, Golf, Soccer, Wrestling, Cross Country, Track, and Field
The MIT Media Lab is an interdisciplinary research laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology devoted to projects at the convergence of technology, multimedia and design. Students with backgrounds ranging from engineering, computer science, physics, education, music and others make up the graduate student community at the Lab. The Media Lab has been widely popularized since the 1990s by business and technology publications such as Wired and Red Herring for a series of practical inventions in the fields of wireless networks, field sensing, web browsers and the World Wide Web. More recently, it has also focused particularly on design and technologies that address social causes. The One Laptop per Child (OLPC) was one of the notable research efforts which grew out of the Media Lab.
The MIT Media Lab was founded by MIT Professor Nicholas Negroponte and former MIT President Jerome Wiesner and opened its doors in the Wiesner Building (designed by I. M. Pei) (also known as the E15 building) at MIT in 1985. It grew out of the work of MIT’s Architecture Machine Group, and remains within MIT School of Architecture and Planning.
Joichi Ito was named director of the MIT Media Lab
Institution:Stanford University School of Engineering
Academics:Ronaldo I. Borja
The Stanford Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) department is divided into three main areas: the Built Environment, Atmosphere and Energy, and the Water Environment. Exploring the relationships between these categories informs the direction of the curriculum. The department is committed to finding solutions to major sustainability challenges this century, and to educating and training the leaders who will have a large impact on our profession and on society.
The Cornell University Department of History is an academic department in the College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell University that focuses on the study of history. Founded in 1868, it is one of Cornell's original departments. Its first faculty included university president Andrew Dickson White and English historian Goldwin Smith. In 1881, the department named Moses Coit Tyler the first professor of American history in the United States. Three of Cornell's twelve presidents have been members of the department: Andrew Dickson White, Charles Kendall Adams, and Hunter R. Rawlings III. The longest teaching member of the faculty was Frederick Marcham who, upon completing his graduate work at Cornell in 1924, continued lecturing until a month before his death in 1992 – a total of 68 years.
The department was founded in 1868 by President Andrew Dickson White as one of Cornell's original departments as the Department of History and Political Science. White had already earned a reputation as an up and coming historian, having taught at the University of Michigan as a Professor of History and English Literature from 1857 to 1863 and as a Lecturer of History from 1863 to 1867, while serving
Institution:Stanford University School of Medicine
The mission of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology is to conduct the best possible research and provide the most rigorous and inspiring training in the areas of microbiology, immunology, host-pathogen interaction and related fields. Through such activities, our goal is to improve human and animal health as well as to improve our ability to be responsible stewards of a fragile earth. Through this website, we hope to present an overview of our research and training activities and to inspire like-minded individuals to join us in our quest.
The School of Graduate Medical Education, is a post-secondary degree-granting institution concentrating in medicine education within Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey. It educates both undergraduate and graduate students.
The Department of Public Administration at the University of Illinois at Chicago is located within the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs. The Master of Public Administration is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA). The
mission of the public administration program is to advance the practice of public administration and policy in the urban are of Chicago and beyond through providing an excellent graduate professional education, disseminating scholarly and engaged research to relevant audiences at home and abroad, and contributing service to public and professional communities. The curriculum is designed to provide both pre- and in-service students with the theoretical knowledge and applied skills needed for productive careers in public service. The program informs students of the broad governmental and governance contexts of the profession; provides an understanding of organizational theory and organizational behavior; teaches the principles of human resource management and financial administration; instructs in the application of qualitative and quantitative techniques toward the solution of problems in public
Göttingen University Faculty of Law (Juridicum in Latin) is the faculty of law of University of Göttingen in Göttingen, Niedersachsen, Germany. Established in 1737, the law faculty belongs to one of the four founding faculties of the university. It offers the Dipl. iur., Mag. iur., Dr. iur., and Magister Legum Europae (MLE) degrees in law. It also hosts visiting scholars and several legal research centers.
Among other luminaries, the leading German legal scholar Rudolf von Jhering taught here in the late 19 century. Otto von Bismarck, "Iron Chancellor" of the second German Empire once studied law here in Göttingen. The former German President Richard von Weizsäcker obtained his Dr.iur. at Göttingen in 1955. Chancellor Gerhard Schröder studied there later in the century and became a lawyer thereafter.
Throughout the 18th century the University of Göttingen was at the top of German universities for its extremely free spirit and atmosphere of scientific exploration and research. Napoleon had even studied law here and remarked that "Göttingen belongs to the whole Europe".
In the first years of the University of Göttingen it became famous for its faculty of law. In the 18th century
Institution:Stanford University School of Engineering
The Stanford Materials Science and Engineering Department includes Nanocharacterization, Electronic and Photonic research, Energy Materials, Nano and Biomaterials, Nanomechanics, and Ultrafast Science.
The Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource (formerly Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory), a division of SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, is operated by Stanford University for the Department of Energy. SSRL is a National User Facility which provides synchrotron radiation, a name given to electromagnetic radiation in the x-ray, ultraviolet, visible and infrared realms produced by electrons circulating in a storage ring (SPEAR) at nearly the speed of light. These extremely bright x-rays can be used to investigate various forms of matter ranging from objects of atomic and molecular size to man-made materials with unusual properties. The obtained information and knowledge is of great value to society, with impact in areas such as the environment, future technologies, health, and education.
The SSRL provides experimental facilities to some 2,000 academic and industrial scientists working in such varied fields as drug design, environmental cleanup, electronics, and x-ray imaging. It is located in southern San Mateo County, just outside the city of Menlo Park.
In 1972 the first x-ray beamline was constructed by Ingolf Lindau and Piero Pianetta as literally a "hole in the
The University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work is one of twelve academic colleges at the University of Houston. Established by the Texas Legislature in 1967, the college provides master's level and doctoral degrees in the area of social work. Notable faculty includes Nobel laureate Jody Williams.
Institution:Stanford University School of Engineering
Academics:John C. Mitchell
Founded in 1965, the Stanford University Department of Computer Science is a center for research and education at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Strong research groups exist in areas of artificial intelligence, robotics, foundations of computer science, scientific computing, and systems. Basic work in computer science is the main research goal of these groups, but there is also a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary research and on applications that stimulate basic research.
The Energy Modeling Forum (EMF) is a structured forum for discussing important issues in energy and the environment. The EMF was established in 1976 at Stanford University. The EMF works through a series of ad hoc working groups, each focussing on a particular corporate or policy decision. The EMF provides a non-partisan platform that ensures objective consideration of opposing views.
In recent years, the EMF has made considerable contributions to the economics of climate change, as witnessed in the reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and to integrated assessment modeling.
John Weyant is the current director of the EMF.
The full list of EMF studies is
EMF01: Energy and the economy
EMF02: Coal in transition: 1980-2000
EMF03: Electric load forecasting: Probing the issue with models
EMF04: Aggregate elasticity of energy demand
EMF05: US oil and gas supply
EMF06: World oil
EMF07: Macroeconomic impacts of energy shocks
EMF08: Industrial energy demand, conservation, and interfuel substitution
EMF09: North American natural gas markets
EMF10: Electricity markets and planning
EMF11: International oil supplies and demands
EMF12: Controlling global carbon emissions:
Institution:Stanford University School of Earth Sciences
Academics:Sally M. Benson
Stanford Department of Energy Resources Engineering (ERE) is part of the School of Earth Sciences. ERE, known as Petroleum Engineering until 2006, offers B.S., M.S., Engineer, and Ph.D. degrees in Energy Resources Engineering and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Petroleum Engineering. The department's goal is to teach courses and perform research relevant to the production and transformation of energy resources.
The Department of Mathematical Sciences (Danish: Institut for Matematiske Fag ved Københavns Universitet) is an institute under the Faculty of Science at the University of Copenhagen.
The department is located in the E building of the Hans Christian Ørsted Institute, on Universitetsparken 5 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
From the founding of the University of Copenhagen in 1479, mathematics had been part of the Faculty of Philosophy. In 1850 it was moved to the new faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. The Institute for Mathematical Sciences was first created in 1934 next to the Niels Bohr Institute building, when Carlsberg Foundation donated money for a building in celebration of the 450th anniversary of the University of Copenhagen in 1929. In 1963 the institute moved to its current location.
Many different branches of mathematics are being covered by the fields of interest of different researchers at the institute.
Harald Bohr - the brother of physicist Niels Bohr - is one famous alumni of the department; his research in harmonic analysis and almost periodic functions in the 1930s laid the foundation for a huge drive in analysis. Most notably in the 1980, the department has been
The Faculty of Humanities at the University of Copenhagen is the largest faculty in terms of number of students and range of subjects. It has 22 departments plus a number of multi-disciplinary centres that cover about 75 subjects.
The Faculty provides programmes leading to Bachelor's, Master's, and other degrees in the Humanities and Psychology, as well as a number of supplementary courses.
The Faculty of Humanities can be roughly divided into the following areas: History, Philosophy, subjects relating to Social and Cultural history, Fine Arts, Communication, Linguistics, Nordic languages, other European languages, non-European languages, Classical languages, Psychology, and Education.
The Faculty has a number of collaborative research and educational partnerships, such as the one with the Department of Musicology of Palacký University Faculty of Philosophy.
The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies is a conglomerate of research centers at Stanford University in Stanford, California.
The institute is composed of four research centers:
Founded in 1983 as the Institute for International Studies, IIS added Stanford to the beginning of its name in 2003, and is abbreviated as Stanford IIS. On September 1, 2005 Stanford IIS was renamed the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies due to $50 million donation to the Institute from Brad Freeman and Ron Spogli, and is now abbreviated as FSI. IIS was founded by former Stanford President Richard Wall Lyman, who became its first director.
In addition to its five centers, the Institute sponsors various programs such as the Program on Energy & Sustainable Development, European Forum, Initiative on Distance Learning, and the Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education.
The current director of FSI is Coit D. Blacker, who served as Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and Senior Director for Russian, Ukrainian and Eurasian Affairs at the National Security Council under National Security Advisor Anthony Lake.
The deputy director's post
The University of East Anglia's Creative Writing Course was founded by Sir Malcolm Bradbury and Sir Angus Wilson in 1970. The M.A. is widely regarded as the most prestigious and successful in the country and competition for places is notoriously tough.
The course is split into three strands: Prose, Poetry and Scriptwriting (which is Skillset accredited). All three result in an M.A. qualification upon successful completion of the course. The Course Directors are currently Andrew Cowan, Lavinia Greenlaw and Val Taylor respectively. Course tutors include Amit Chaudhuri, Trezza Azzopardi, Giles Foden and George Szirtes.
Writers such as Angela Carter, Rose Tremain, Andrew Motion, W. G. Sebald, Michèle Roberts and Patricia Duncker have also taught on the course.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Department of Radiology is the second largest academic department in Radiological Sciences in the United States. Its Graduate Program in Radiological Sciences offers graduate training in various tracks, including Medical Physics, Radiation biology, Medical Health Physics, and Neuroimaging. In addition the educational enterprise includes an accredited radiology residency program and a number of fellowships.
The department was historically the first program in the United States to establish a Ph.D. program for radiology residents, which is known as the "Human Imaging" graduate program. While the Radiology Department is part of the School of Medicine, the graduate program is housed administratively within the UTHSCSA Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS).
With a minimum of 55 graduate students and over 60 fixed and adjunct faculty members, the program is currently one of the largest graduate programs in medical physics in the United States, and is one of only 17 programs in North America accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs (CAMPEP).
Graduate students research
The Oceanographic Institute of the University of São Paulo (USP), also known as IO-USP, due to its name in Portuguese, was founded in 1946. It was originally an independent institute, sponsored by the government, but was later incorporated into the university, in 1951. It was originally founded because its creators needed scientific basis to fishery and exploitation of all the available marine resources along the Brazilian coast, especially in the state of São Paulo.
IO-USP was transformed into a University Unit in 1972, and started to offer post-graduate Masters courses in biological and physical oceanography in 1973. It offers an undergraduate course as well, and performs many different researches. Nowadays, the Institute has two departments - Biological Oceanography and Physical, Chemical and Geological Oceanography. The institute has 34 teachers and around 150 general non-teaching workers.
Its current director is Michel Michaelovitch de Mahiques.
The institution has the support of three major vessels - the W. Besnard Oceanographic Ship, as well as the Albacora and the Veliger, used mostly by the graduation students in their field research.
The Institute has two research bases -
Institution:Stanford University School of Medicine
Academics:Thomas J. Wandless
In 2006, the Stanford Department of Molecular Pharmacology changed its name to the Stanford Department of Chemical and Systems Biology to reflect its increasing focus on the interrelated fields of chemical biology and systems biology. The Department provides an outstanding interdisciplinary environment for developing new chemical tools for probing and perturbing cells and organisms, mapping out regulatory networks, understanding the design principles of biological systems, and applying this understanding to the development of novel therapeutic agents.
A corresponding change in the name of the Department's Ph.D. program is in process, and approval by the appropriate University committees is anticipated soon. We are currently accepting applications for graduate study through the Stanford Biosciences Program. Please check the Molecular Pharmacology or Molecular Pharmacology/Chemical and Systems Biology box on the Biosciences application if you would like to be considered for admission.
The Department emphasizes individualized training at the interface of physical science and biomedical science. The program encourages students to draw upon a variety of modern scientific techniques, ranging from recent advances in molecular biology and protein biochemistry to synthetic organic chemistry and single cell imaging. Graduate students in the Department take courses in signal transduction networks, chemical biology, and other areas of importance to their research goals.
ADOPTA UN SECUESTRADO – AUS -es una iniciativa de la Facultad de Comunicación de la Universidad de La Sabana, una propuesta social con sentido ciudadano, gestada en la academia e impulsada por jóvenes que no quieren ser indiferentes y que saben que el cambio y la construcción de valores y paz en el país requiere de ciudadanos sensibles a los problemas que nos afectan como sociedad, comprometidos y dinámicos.
El objetivo de AUS es promover la solidaridad activa con las familias víctimas del secuestro, el no olvido de las personas secuestradas y la exigencia constante de su libertad.
Es un proyecto sin ánimo de lucro, que no recibe ni genera recursos económicos ya que su propósito no es otro que luchar por la libertad de todos los secuestrados y promover valores sociales que contrarresten los efectos negativos en la nación colombiana. Tampoco defiende ni representa ideologías o partidos políticos.
Turkish faculty in Canakkale (Gallipoli)
The Biga Faculty of Economics and Managements Studies is located near Biga, a town approximately 90 kilometers from Canakkale city center. The Faculty Campus site is about 15 minutes by car to Biga town and about 45 minutes by car from the Canakkale city centre.
It offers courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
The faculty publishes a quarterly journal: Journal of Administrative Sciences (YBD).
Departments: International Relations, Business Studies, Economics, Labor Economics & Industrial Relations, Public Finance, Public Management.
Dean: Prof. Dr. Ali AkdemirDeputy Dean: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yucel ACER
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Institution:Stanford University School of Humanities and Sciences
We are a lively community of philosophers engaged in a fascinating range of philosophical research projects. We offer rigorous and competitive graduate and undergraduate programs which both train students in traditional core areas of philosophy and provide them with opportunities to explore oft-neglected subfields such as the philosophy of literature or nineteenth-century German philosophy. We have a very strong focus on the history of philosophy with one of the best programs in Kant studies in the world. Finally, we continue our tradition of being a top research center in logic and the philosophy of science.
The Manufacturing Modeling Laboratory (MML) at Stanford investigates methods and tools that aids decision making in manufacturing enterprises. The laboratory's interest covers a broad spectrum of manufacturing activities including customer value identification, product design, production process and supply chain, and life-cycle management. As such, while its home department is the Design Division of Department of Mechanical Engineering, MML has close interaction with the Management Science and Engineering Department as well as the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Defence & Strategic Studies (DSS) is a department in the Quaid-i-Azam University; Islamabad. It is the only civil-military educational institute in Pakistan that deals with the study of defence and strategy.
The department was founded in 1980 by the scholar Dr. Pervaiz Iqbal Cheema, former Chairperson of the Department of International Relations (IR), QAU, and President of the Islamabad Peace Research Institute. Because of Dr Cheema's previous close association with the IR department the department of DSS is considered as extension and brain child of IR department. However, since its inception the two departments have been rivals. Former students are employee with various organizations in Pakistan.
Dr. Pervaiz Iqbal Cheema (1980)
Brig. Abdul Basit (1981)
Brig. SK Malik (1984)
Dr. Shirin S Mazari (August, 1988)
Dr. Zafar Iqbal Cheema (1994)
Dr. Syed Rifaat Hussain (2000)
Mr. Rasheed Khalid (Caretaker/In charge-chairperson; April 2002 to August 2003)
Dr. Syed Rifaat Hussain (September 2003 to February 2004)
Mr. Rasheed Khalid (Caretaker/Incharge-chairperson; August 2003 to October 2005)
Dr. Zafar Iqbal Cheema (2005–2008)[He is also Dean of Social Sciences took over as Chairperson of
The School of Computer Science is a department in the Faculty of Science at McGill University in Montreal. The school is the second most funded computer science department in Canada. It currently has 34 faculty members, 60 Ph.D. students and 100 Masters students.
The first Internet Search Engine, Archie search engine, was written in 1990 by three McGill computer science students: Alan Emtage, Bill Heelan, and J. Peter Deutsch.
The School of Computer Science is located in the McConnell Engineering Building, which was donated to McGill Unviersity by John W. McConnell in 1959. McConnell was a major benefactor of the University since 1911 and one of its Governors from 1928 until 1958.
The Trottier Building houses Computer Science computer labs, classrooms, and study spaces.
Institution:Stanford University School of Humanities and Sciences
Applied Physics is a graduate department in the School of Humanities and Sciences. It is one of three elements — Applied Physics, Physics, and the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory — in the broader physics community at Stanford. The Department emphasizes fundamental research in areas of potential technological importance and in areas of science where a physics point of view is particularly effective. The Department also has a tradition of inventing new tools for science and new devices for technology. Present activities include research in accelerator physics, atomic and molecular physics, biophysics, condensed matter and materials physics, nanoscience and technology, photonics, quantum information, synchrotron radiation and ultrafast science.
Institution:Stanford University School of Earth Sciences
Academics:Biondo L. Biondi
Research in the Geophysics Department at Stanford has both fundamental and strategic elements. Much, though not all, of the research we engage in can be grouped in three broad research themes: Energy, Environment, and Hazards. Among the research topics pursued by faculty and graduate students are: measuring crustal deformation using precision geodesy; high resolution imaging of the shallow crust using active source seismology; studies on the feasibility of carbon sequestration; earthquake source studies and hazard analysis; radar remote sensing of the Earth and other bodies in the solar system; rock physics of petroleum reservoirs and for environmental remediation; state of stress and mechanical behavior of the crust; passive imaging of the crust and upper mantle; and regional tectonics and continental evolution.
The Department of Comparative Politics is a department at the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Bergen that researches and teaches in comparative politics, a subfield of political science.
The department does research and teaches in the topics of political development, democracy and democratisation in a broad sense. However, the empirical approach based on the method of comparison is more defining for the department’s activities than the topics (see Wiki-article on comparative politics). Initially, the subject was mainly concentrated on European affairs, but global political developments has caused a widening of interests and focus to themes associated with democracy and democratisation in Asia, Africa and Latin America as well.
The Department of Comparative Politics has existed as an individual unit since January 1, 1980. Stein Rokkan, the man regarded as the founder of the department, was appointed as Professor in Comparative Politics at the University of Bergen as early as in 1966. The Comparative Politics subject was initially a part of the Department of Sociology.
Since 1981 the department has arranged the Stein Rokkan memorial lecture. This has been in
The Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering, or commonly known as Bourns Engineering or BCOE, is an Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology-accredited College of Engineering located in Riverside, California on the campus of the University of California, Riverside. The Bourns College of Engineering was established in 1989, and named in honor of Marlan Bourns and Rosemary Bourns, founders of Bourns, Inc.
Notable research centers include the Center for Environmental Research & Technology, the Center for Nanoscale Science & Engineering, and the Center for Research in Intelligent Systems.
The Bourns College of Engineering has five departments and one interdepartmental program, all of which are accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), the nationally recognized accrediting body for engineering programs.
The college offers the following degrees:
The University of Central Florida College of Sciences is the largest academic college of the University of Central Florida located in Orlando, Florida, USA. The dean of the college is Michael Johnson, Ph.D.
The College of Sciences was established in October 2005 after the division of the former College of Arts & Sciences into two separate colleges. It consists of two divisions: the Division of Natural Sciences and the Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences. The Division of Natural Sciences is home to the National Center for Forensic Science, while the division of Social and Behavioral Sciences includes the Nicholson School of Communication, one of the largest schools of communication in the nation. The college is also home to the Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government. In 2007, the college completed construction of a Psychology Building and the second phase of a new Physical Sciences Building is currently under construction.
The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, commonly referred as M.S. University (MSU), is a university in the city of Vadodara, (Baroda) in Gujarat state, India. Originally known as the Baroda College of Science (established 1881), it became a university in 1949 after the independence of the country and later renamed after its benefactor Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III, the former ruler of Baroda State. It is a teaching and residential university. It is the only university in Gujarat whose medium of instruction is English for all courses. India Today has ranked the university at tenth place in their list of India's best universities, while Hindustan Times has ranked it at the sixth place.
The Faculty of Law, M. S. University, Baroda has been a premier law institute in Gujarat since the 1960s. The varied academic talent of the faculty is capable to tackle the emerging legal trends. It offers courses like B.A.LL.B. (five-year integrated law degree course), LLB (general), LLB (special), LLM (Business Law), LLM (Criminal Law), Post Graduate Diploma in Taxation Practice, Post Graduate Diploma in Labour Practice, Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law, Post Graduate Diploma in Human Rights,
DePaul University's College of Computing and Digital Media (formerly the School of Computer Science, Telecommunications and Information Systems, or "CTI") is located in Chicago, Illinois, USA. The school is commonly known as CDM. The college is organized into two schools: the School of Computing (SoC), which incorporates programs in computer and information sciences such as computer science, software engineering, security, information systems and IT project management; and the School of Cinema and Interactive Media (CIM), which encompasses digital arts majors including game development, digital cinema, animation and interactive media. The school is part of DePaul University’s Chicago Loop Campus.
CDM awards approximately 40 percent of information technology graduate degrees in the state of Illinois. The school offers 12 undergraduate and 13 graduate programs in various IT and media arts fields, as well as seven joint degrees with DePaul’s colleges of Commerce, Law, and Liberal Arts and Sciences and the School for New Learning. Eight of the school’s graduate degree programs are offered online.
CDM originated as the Department of Computer Science in the College of Liberal Arts and
At the heart of the Program in Writing and Rhetoric (PWR) at Stanford University is the undergraduate writing curriculum, which ensures that students acquire, develop, and refine rhetorical skills throughout their undergraduate careers.
Gￃﾶttingen University Faculty of Law (Theologikum in Latin) is the faculty of theology of University of Gￃﾶttingen in Gￃﾶttingen, Niedersachsen, Germany. Established in 1737, the theology faculty belongs to one of the four founding faculties of the university.
The Washington University School of Engineering is a part of Washington University in St. Louis. Founded in 1854, the engineering school is a research institution occupying seven buildings on Washington University’s Danforth Campus. Research emphasis is placed on cross-disciplinary technologies in the areas of alternative energy, environmental engineering & sustainable technology, biotechnology, information technology, nanotechnology/materials science.
The Engineering School is embarking on the construction of three new state-of-the-art engineering facilities on the Danforth Campus, at the area bounded by Skinker Blvd, Brookings Dr, and Forest Park Parkway. These facilities will cost upwards of $100 million and be dedicated to different departments of the Engineering school. The Uncas A. Whitaker hall for biomedical engineering was completed in 2002, and Stephen F. and Camilla T. Brauer Hall was opened in spring semester of 2010. Currently under construction is Preston M. Green Hall to be completed December 2011. Brauer and Green Halls include space for the Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering (EECE), the Department of Electrical & Systems Engineering (ESE),
The Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs (or SPEA) is one of the undergraduate and graduate schools of Indiana University, and is the largest public policy and environmental studies school of its kind in the United States. Founded in 1972, it was the first school to combine public management, policy, and administration with the environmental sciences.
SPEA was founded on the IU-Bloomington campus, and today also has a campus at Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). At Bloomington, faculty focus in seven areas: environmental science, public management, nonprofit organizations, civil society and law, public finance and budgeting, policy analysis and economics. The IUPUI campus has programs in environmental health science, health programs, public affairs, and criminal justice and public safety.
John D. Graham became the fourth dean in the school’s history in fall 2008. Graham served in the White House Office of Management and Budget(OMB) from 2001 to 2006, and previously was a Professor of Policy and Decision Sciences at the Harvard School of Public Health.
SPEA is the only institution in its league with an interdisciplinary character
Stanford Biomedical Informatics Research (BMIR) is home to world class scientists and trainees developing cutting-edge ways to acquire, represent, process, and manage knowledge and data related to health, health care, and the biomedical sciences. The group's faculty, students, and staff are committed to ensuring the biomedical community is properly equipped for the information age, and believes it's efforts will provide the structure for the burgeoning revolution of health care and the biomedical sciences.
The University of Central Florida College of Health and Public Affairs is an academic college of the University of Central Florida located in Orlando, Florida, USA. The dean of the college is Michael Frumkin, Ph.D.
The college offers 21 degree options, including 2 doctoral degree programs, and 26 certificate options of which 15 are graduate level.
The College of Health and Public Affairs houses eight departments and schools:
The Mock Trial Team at UCF has placed as high as first place in various Tournaments such as the Harvard Invitational and Yale Invitational. The Trial Team is also nationally ranked and continues to quality for Silver and Gold Nationals held by The American Mock Trial Association. The Mock Trial team is a part of the Department of Legal Studies.
The University of Ulsan College of Medicine, since its founding in 1988, has been operated in the unification of clinical and basic medicine and runs programs to raise students' problem-solving ability. Asan Medical Center (AMC), Ulsan University Hospital, and Gangneung Asan Hospital are its teaching hospitals. There are 450 teachers working at the University and 358 undergraduate, 797 master, and 275 doctor graduates since it has been founded. In December 2004, the university’s Seoul campus was moved in the Asan Education Research Center of AMC.
The Faculty of Pharmacy of Ain Shams University, FPASU, is an Egyptian public higher education institute dedicated to pharmaceutical sciences. Established in 1994, the faculty used to be located on the Ain Shams university campus before moving into its current location.
MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (also CSAIL) is a research laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology formed by the 2003 merger of the Laboratory for Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. Housed within the Stata Center, CSAIL is the largest on-campus laboratory as measured by research scope and membership.
CSAIL's research activities are organized around a number of semi-autonomous research groups, each of which is headed by one or more professors or research scientists. These groups are divided up into seven general areas of research:
In addition, CSAIL hosts the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
Computing research at MIT began with Vannevar Bush's research into a differential analyzer and Claude Shannon's electronic Boolean algebra in the 1930s, the wartime Radiation Laboratory, the post-war Project Whirlwind and Research Laboratory of Electronics (RLE), and Lincoln Laboratory's SAGE in the early 1950s.
Research at MIT in the field of artificial intelligence began in 1959.
On July 1, 1963, Project MAC (the Project on Mathematics and Computation, later backronymed to Multiple Access Computer, Machine Aided Cognitions, or
The University of Central Florida College of Engineering and Computer Science is an academic college of the University of Central Florida located in Orlando, Florida, USA. The dean of the college is Marwan A. Simaan, Ph.D.
The college offers degrees in engineering, computer science and management systems, and houses UCF's Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. UCF is listed as a university with "very high research activity" by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The college is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation's best Engineering schools, and as one of the world's best in the ARWU rankings.
Housing some of the university's showcase majors, the College of Engineering and Computer Science is made up of the following departments:
The college 13 undergraduate programs, 14 master degree programs, and 8 doctoral degree programs. UCF has been classified as a research university (very high research activity) by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The Graduate School of the College of Engineering & Computer Science is ranked 70 in the Top 100 engineering schools by the U.S. News & World Report. It also
The Department of Applied Physics was established in the year of 1925, under University of Calcutta for post graduate study in Electrical Technology and Allied Sciences. It is located in the City of Joy, Kolkata, India. Presently three major areas of studies are being conducted in the department, namely Instrumentation Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Optics & Opto-electronics. This is one of the leading technical institutions in India.
Alumni from this department have been effectively working all over India and abroad .
The Faculty of Science is a constituent body of Macquarie University. The Faculty offers undergraduate and postgraduate coursework and research degree programs and is home to a number of internationally recognised research centres and also distinguished research staff including Australian scientist Tim Flannery. The Science Faculty is based on the Eastern half of the Academic Core at Macquarie University and is located near to the Macquarie University Research Park and the Macquarie University Hospital, thus allowing practical links with industry and research. The Faculty is renowned for its research in such areas as proteomic analysis, climate risk research, chiropractic science, environmental science and ecological studies. According to The Good Universities Guide of Australian Universities, graduates within the Faculty of Science receive starting salaries higher than those who graduate in science disciplines at other Australian universities.
The Faculty offers bachelor degrees, with the ability to graduate with honours and undergraduate diplomas as part of their undergraduate programs. The Bachelor of Science offered by the faculty is a flexible program that students can tailor
The Ginzton Laboratory is organized as an Independent Laboratory, which reports to the Dean of Research. Most of the faculty and students come from the departments of Applied Physics, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Physics.
Most of the research groups in the laboratories have strong collaborations with many other departments and laboratories in the School of Engineering and School of Humanities and Sciences.
The interests of the faculty and students span from basic device physics and associated materials research through novel devices to applications and systems.
The Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences is one of twelve faculties at the University of Heidelberg. It comprises the Institute of Political Science, the Institute of Sociology, and the Alfred Weber Institute of Economics.
The Michigan Population Studies Center is a demography center in the United States, with an extensive record in both domestic and international population research and training.
The University of Michigan's Population Studies Center (PSC) was established in 1961, originally as a unit within the Department of Sociology. The Center has had close connections to the Department of Economics since 1966. The Center has become increasingly interdisciplinary over time, drawing faculty from Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Natural Resources, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, Public Policy, Social Work, Sociology, and Statistics. The energy and intellectual curiosity of the Center's researchers, fostered by the strong support environment and leavened by their interaction with visitors and students at all levels, is a major source of Center momentum.
The PSC comprises independent population researchers who pursue their own agendas with the support of the PSC staff. A large portfolio of both domestic and international research is supported by the Center. The Center focuses on several key areas of demographic research, which can be grouped into several major areas: 1) Families,
Institution:Stanford University School of Humanities and Sciences
The Stanford University Department of Linguistics is a very vibrant center of research and teaching. The range of languages studied is diverse and the scope of active research and teaching is broad, including acquisition, computational linguistics, historical linguistics, morphology, phonetics, phonology, pragmatics, psycholinguistics, semantics, sociolinguistics, syntax, typology and variation.
The College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin offers 10 Bachelor of Arts majors, 42 Bachelor of Science majors, and 20 graduate programs to more than 9,000 undergraduates and 1,600 graduate students. The college employs over 370 faculty . Many of the programs are consistently ranked in the top fifteen nationally, according to U.S. News & World Report.
The College of Natural Sciences has an online assignment submission system unique to this college, known as Quest Learning and Assessment. The Quest system allows professors to add on assignments, and allows the students to access the assignment and provide all answers online. Furthermore, the in-class response system can be linked onto this website, allowing students to keep track of their progress throughout the class in one place.
The College of Natural Sciences administers three Honors programs at the University of Texas. The Dean's Scholars Honors Program accepts about 30 freshmen and 20 sophomores each Fall, maintaining a size of more than 200 total undergraduates. The Dean's Scholars Student Association is elected to represent the program in College affairs.
The Health Science Honors (HSH) Program is for
The Stanford Division of Rheumatology is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in the care of patients with autoimmune rheumatological diseases. The division is driven by 11 primary faculty members and has more than 20 affiliate faculty members who care for patients at three hospital sites. Faculty research focuses on an interdisciplinary approach that ranges from molecular biology, through cell biology of immune responses, to clinical rheumatology and epidemiology.
Institution:Stanford University School of Humanities and Sciences
The Stanford Department of Anthropology is distinguished by its innovative approach to the discipline, and Department faculty are at the forefront of exciting new developments in the field. We believe that anthropology should be engaged with recent developments in the world at large, and we seek to bring anthropological perspectives to bear on the problems of a modern, global society. This attention to real-world problems and issues takes us far from the pursuit of the exotic that some still associate with the discipline of anthropology. It leads us, rather, to an intellectually rigorous and socially responsible pursuit of answers to questions that urgently matter in the contemporary world.
The Cambridge University Engineering Department (CUED) at the University of Cambridge is one of the largest departments in the university. The main site is situated at Trumpington Street, to the south of Cambridge city centre. The department is the primary centre for engineering teaching and research activities in Cambridge, and is currently headed by Professor Dame Ann Dowling. It was founded in 1875 by James Stuart.
CUED consists of several sites scattered around Cambridge:
The CUED allows undergraduates to take the Engineering Tripos and the Manufacturing Engineering Tripos and is a pathway into the Chemical Engineering Tripos. The department currently admit in excess of 300 students a year.
Teaching at the Engineering Department consists of lectures reinforced by examples, of which there are several provided every week, and labs, carried out in lab groups of two along with several other lab groups. At present the Engineering Department tries to maintain as few afternoon lectures and labs in the first two years as possible.
The first two years of the Tripos (Parts IA and IB respectively) cover many subjects allowing for the general aspect of engineering to be taught. In the
Divinity has been taught in the University of Cambridge since its foundation in the early 13th century (around the time that the University itself was founded ). The Lady Margaret's Professor of Divinity is the oldest professorial chair in the University, being established in 1502 . Divinity (in some form or other) is one of only two subjects to have been taught continuously throughout the history of the University.
The Faculty is now situated on the University's Sidgwick Site, in the west of the city (the current Faculty building being officially opened in 2001). It is part of the Cambridge Theological Federation, offering academic training to ordinands as well as to the University's own undergraduates .
The current undergraduate degree is called 'Theological and Religious Studies' rather than Divinity, reflecting the range of topics and diversification in the field covered by the teaching.
The following are notable past and present senior members of the Faculty of Divinity.
David M. Thompson, Cambridge Theology in the Nineteenth Century: Enquiry, Controversy and Truth (London: Ashgate, 2008).
The Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University (Arabic: كلية الهندسة جامعة الاسكندريه) was established in 1941.
At the beginning of the academic year 1941 - 1942, the Faculty of Engineering of King Fuad I University established a branch in Alexandria for the preparatory year study . In 1942, Farouk I University was established in Alexandria, and the branch of the faculty of Engineering became the Faculty of Engineering in King Farouk I University. The study in the preparatory year and the first year started simultaneously in the academic year 1942 - 1943; the study started in the departments of Architecture, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering. In 1946, the Department of Sanitary Engineering and Municipalities was established. The Departments of Civil Engineering and Electrical Engineering were developed over the years. In 1953, the Institute of Industrial Chemistry which was affiliated to the Faculty of Science, became one of the departments of the Faculty of Engineering as the Chemical Engineering Department, from which the 1st class was graduated in 1954. The Departments of Nuclear Engineering and Computer and Automatic Control were
The Facultad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociales (FCPyS, Faculty of Political and Social Sciences) is a faculty within Mexico's Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), responsible for directing research and teaching programs in the fields of political science and social science. It was first established in 1951 as the Escuela Nacional de Ciencias Políticas y Sociales (ENCPyS, National School of Political and Social Sciences), before its conversion to full faculty status from 26 January 1968. FCPyS offers five academic degrees at the Licenciatura (undergraduate) level, in public administration, Communication studies, political science, international relations, and sociology. At a postgraduate level FCPyS offers Maestrías (Master's degrees) in five areas of study, and a Doctorado (doctorate) in political and social science that is oriented to one of five specialities. FCPyS also operates and has responsibility for a number of specialised semi-autonomous research institutions, such as the Centro de Relaciones Internacionales (CRI).
The Faculty of Medicine is one of twelve faculties at the University of Heidelberg. It was one of the four original faculties of the university in 1386. It comprises today 22 institutes and maintains a close relationship to the University Hospital Heidelberg.
Heidelberg University Medical School is the most competitive and hardest German medical school to enter into, with an acceptance rate of 3.6 percent (2008). Its medical degree program comprising two years of basic science, followed by the first of the two steps of the German medical licensing examination, and four years of clinical studies, has undergone a fundamental reform in 2001: From 2001 on, all medical students at Heidelberg University, University Hospital Heidelberg (as opposed to the Heidelberg University Faculty of Medicine in Mannheim) pursue a reformed six-year-long course named "HeiCuMed" ("Heidelberger Curriculum Medicinale"). This degree course is an adapted version of the Harvard Medical School curriculum. Undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs of Heidelberg University Medical School have played a fundamental role in Heidelberg being awarded "University of Excellence" status by the German
Institution:Stanford University School of Humanities and Sciences
The Stanford Department of Music was formally founded in 1947, but music has been an important facet of the University from its inception, when founder Jane Stanford encouraged sacred concerts in Memorial Church.
The department offers undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of subjects, as well as group and private lessons for students, and opportunities for ensemble participation. The Department of Music presents more than 150 concerts and recitals each year, providing performance opportunities for students throughout the University. Over 1,000 students, most of whom are not music majors, participate in ensembles, chamber groups, private lessons, and major productions, including a fully-staged presentation of Mozart's The Magic Flute (2002).
The University of Pennsylvania School of Design (PennDesign) is the design school of the University of Pennsylvania. It is currently ranked 3rd in urban planning by The Best Colleges, 10th in urban planning by Planetizen, and 8th in architecture by DesignIntelligence. PennDesign offers degrees in architecture, landscape architecture, city and regional planning, historic preservation, and fine arts, as well as several dual degrees with other graduate schools at the University of Pennsylvania, including the Wharton School and Penn Law. The School of Design is known for its distinguished faculty, which have included architects Louis Kahn and Robert Venturi and pioneer of landscape architecture Ian McHarg. Denise Scott Brown graduated from the School of Design in 1960.
Architectural courses were first offered by the University of Pennsylvania in 1868, making the school the second oldest architectural program in the United States. By the turn of the century it was well established, attracting well-known local architects to its faculty: Walter Cope, John Stewardson, Frank Miles Day, and Wilson Eyre, who formed the first Philadelphia School. In 1903, these architects were joined by
The Stanford University Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA), founded by John Chowning, is a multi-discipline facility where composers and researchers work together using computer-based technology both as an artistic medium and as a research tool. CCRMA's director is Chris Chafe. CCRMA's current faculty includes a mix of musicians and engineers including Julius Smith, Jonathan Berger, Max Mathews (emeritus), Ge Wang, Tom Rossing, Jonathan Abel, Marina Bossi, David Berners, Jay Kadis, Fernando Lopez-Lezcano and Bill Verplank.
Almost 100 years ago, this Spanish Gothic residence, known as the Knoll, was originally built as a residence for the University's President. In 1946, the building became home to the Music Department, and then in 1986, CCRMA took over residency.
Damaged in 1989 during the Loma Prieta earthquake, the Knoll nonetheless housed CCRMA in its damaged condition until a complete internal reconstruction between 2004 - 2005. The reopening of the facility was celebrated in the Spring of 2005 with the CCRMA: newStage Festival. This unique building now comprise several state-of-the-art music studios and top-notch research facilities, hosting a variety
The Institute for Simulation and Training (IST) is a research institute of the University of Central Florida located in Orlando, Florida, USA. The director of the school is Randall Shumaker.
The institute provides a wide range of research and information services for the modeling, simulation and training community of Central Florida. As well, the institute aids in undergraduate and graduate studies in modeling and simulation leading to bachelors degrees, masters degees, professional science master's and doctoral degrees. IST is a member of the National Center for Simulation.
H-STAR, the Human-Sciences and Technologies Advanced Research Institute, is a Stanford interdisciplinary research center focusing on people and technology — how people use technology, how to better design technology to make it more usable (and more competitive in the marketplace), how technology affects people's lives, and the innovative use of technologies in research, education, art, business, commerce, entertainment, communication, national security, and other walks of life.
The Columbia University Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies (MESAAS) is a leading center for the study of history, politics, culture, and art of the Middle East, South Asia, and Africa. With more than forty faculty members, core and adjunct, MESAAS houses a large number of worldly renowned scholars.
Prior to 2009 MESAAS was known as The Department of Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures (MEALAC).
Columbia University, founded as King’s College in 1754 under a charter from the British crown, appointed its first Professor of Oriental Languages in 1784. In the later nineteenth-century the study of Hebrew, Sanskrit, and other Oriental languages became part of the graduate program. By 1890, Oriental Languages became one of the six departments in the Faculty of Philosophy. In 1891 a chair of Indo-Iranian Languages was established. A.V. Williams Jackson, a Columbia Ph.D., was appointed to the chair in 1895. "The scholars of Indo-Iranian philology subsequently broke away to join the anthropologist Franz Boas in the new Department of General and Comparative Linguistics. Oriental Languages, under the leadership of Richard Gottheil, narrowed its name to the
The Duke University Center for International Studies (DUCIS) is an international studies national resource center housed within the John Hope Franklin Center for Interdisciplinary and International Studies on Duke University's west campus.
The current director is Gilbert W. Merkx. The executive director is Rob Sikorski.
The Duke University Center for International Studies provides salary support for instruction in Persian, Polish, Romanian, Turkish and Wolof. It provides additional academic year and summer funding for students to study a wider range of critical languages including Arabic, Czech, Hungarian and Russian.
DUCIS' public programs include the University Seminar on Global Governance and Democracy, a popular evening seminar series which draws speakers from across the globe, to present in-progress research on a variety of subjects, ranging from transnational banking trends, to regional election reform, to international concepts of justice.
The Duke University Center for International Studies is home to two national organizations: the Association of International Education Administrators and the Council of National Resource Centers.
The Hoover Institution is an American public policy think tank located at Stanford University in California. It is part of the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace, a library founded in 1919 by Herbert Hoover, Stanford's first student and first alumnus, before he became President of the United States. The library, known as the Hoover Institution Library and Archives, houses multiple archives related to Hoover, World War I, World War II, and other world history.
The Hoover Institution is a unit of Stanford University but has its own board of overseers. It is located on the campus. Its mission statement outlines its basic tenets: representative government, private enterprise, peace, personal freedom, and the safeguards of the American system.
The Hoover Institution is influential in the American conservative and libertarian movements. The Institution has long been a place of scholarship for high-profile conservatives with government experience. High-profile conservatives Edwin Meese, Condoleezza Rice, George Shultz, Thomas Sowell, Shelby Steele, and Amy Zegart are all Hoover Institution fellows. In 2007 retired U.S. Army General John P. Abizaid, former commander of the
Institution:Stanford University School of Medicine
Academics:Heidi M. Feldman
The Department of Pediatrics at Stanford University advances the health of infants, children and adolescents worldwide through innovative medical care, research, training and advocacy. With 249 pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists our department is one of the largest at the School of Medicine. As a leader in pediatric medicine, we depend on the contributions of a large support staff, whose expertise and dedication serve to facilitate the department's administrative, clinical, education and research operations. In partnership with Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, our programs and services offer state-of-the-art primary and specialty care. Our researchers and clinicians collaborate across the bench-to-bedside-to-backyard continuum, transforming their discoveries into the most effective diagnostics, treatments and prevention therapies available today. As part of a world-class academic institution, we prepare future leaders in pediatric medicine by offering broad-based training in general pediatrics, critical care and pediatric subspecialties within a variety of ambulatory, inpatient and community settings. Tightly integrated with our educational activities, these programs provide hands-on learning to equip our graduates with the skills they'll need as future advocates of children's health.
The Faculty of Arts Chulalongkorn University was established in 1917. It is one of the first 4 faculties of the university. Its former name is Faculty of Arts and Science. At the time of establishment, the first 2 missions of the faculty were to teach the students humanities and sciences and to produce secondary school teachers. In 1934, the faculty started to offer a bachelor degree of Arts. Nowadays, there are many programs in undergraduate, graduate and doctor of philosophy.
On March 26, 1916, H.M. King Vajiravudh had the Civil Service College elevated to the status of a university and named it after his father, Chulalongkorn. In the subsequent year, H.R.H. the Prince Rangsit of Chainat, who was the first Director-General of the University Affairs Department in the Ministry of Education, established the Faculty of Arts and Science together with other faculties in the University, namely, Engineering, Medicine and Political Science.
During its initial stages, the Faculty of Arts and Science placed emphasis on the instruction of courses related to Pre-Medicine—Chemistry, Biology and Physics and students could also take classes in English, French and History. In 1928, it offered a
Today, there are 13 faculties, 70 departments, 10 institutes, 39 research centres, 1,805 teachers, about 33,500 students, 18 residential halls and 2 hostels. Two-thirds of the present faculty possesses degrees from universities in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia. Many of them achieved international reputation for their scholarly works. Many also have the experience of teaching in well-known institutions of higher learning abroad.
The Faculty of Business Studies (FBS) (Bengali: ব্যবসায় শিক্ষা অনুষদ) is one of the leading faculties of University of Dhaka. In 1922, one year after the establishment of University of Dhaka,Department of Commerce was founded under Faculty of Arts. Later in 1970 it started its activities as a separate faculty. At first it had only two departments-Accounting and Management. In 1974, Department of Finance and Department of Marketing came into existence. It was renamed Faculty of Business Studies in 1994. It currently consists of eight departments which are Finance, Accounting and Information Systems, Banking, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Management Studies, International Business and Hospitality and Tourism Management. It also has a
Faculty of Law and Administration is the oldest unit of the Jagiellonian University. In 1364, when the University was established, 8 out of 11 chairs were devoted to legal sciences. At the beginning only courses in Canon Law and Roman Law were available. At present, the faculty is recognised as the best law faculty in Poland with the best bar passage rates and one of the finest in Central Europe.
In 1851 the first student scientific association in Poland was founded here (TBSP UJ).
The programme of studies is based on individual students' choices. Magister's long-cycle programme in Law contains a very limited number of obligatory courses (ex. penal law, constitutional law, civil procedure) while fundamental courses and courses of specialisation depend on students' preferences.
The Faculty conducts one long-cycle 5-year Master's degree programme (magister) in Law, one first-cycle 3-year Bachelor's degree programme (licencjat) in Administration and second-cycle 2-year Master's degree programmes (magister) in Administration and Local Self-Government Administration.
Several postgraduate programmes are conducted in Polish as well as in other languages, e.g. LL.M.
The Faculty of Human, Social, and Political Science at the University of Cambridge was created in 2011 out of a merger of the Faculty of Archaeology and Anthropology and the Faculty of Politics, Psychology, Sociology and International Studies.
The Faculty houses four departments: Archaeology and Anthropology, Politics and International Studies, Social and Developmental Psychology, and Sociology. It also incorporates the Centre for Family Research. Each of these departments has a worldwide reputation for teaching and research, and the undergraduate curriculum (Tripos) is designed to serve both students who have a clear disciplinary commitment at the time of application as well as those who want a broader multidisciplinary degree. Students who want to be psychologists follow a curriculum approved by the British Psychological Society, those with a passion for politics can take advantage of links with such departments as Economics and History, those with interests in Sociology can draw on Anthropology and Geography, while those dedicated to pursuing an archaeology career can combine this with Biological and Social Anthropology.
Undergraduate students study several disciplines in their
Gￃﾶttingen University Faculty of Philosphy, History and Philology is the faculty of philosphy, history and philology of University of Gￃﾶttingen in Gￃﾶttingen, Niedersachsen, Germany. Established in 1737, the faculty belongs to one of the four founding faculties of the university.
The Faculty of Biosciences is one of twelve faculties at the University of Heidelberg. It comprises the Institute of Zoology, the Institute for Plant Science, the Neurobiology, and the Institute of Pharmacy and Molecular Biotechnology. The Faculty has around 2,000 students taught and assisted by about 70 professors, 40 lecturers and 300 scientific support personnel.
The Institute of Pharmacy and Molecular Biotechnology (IPMB) focuses its research on the development, investigation, and application of drugs and bioactive compounds, as well as the elucidation of the molecular and cellular modes of action. Main research areas of the institute include:
The IPMB holds the main responsibility for teaching courses in Pharmacy and Molecular Biotechnology, in which about 500 students are currently enrolled. 80 PhD students work on biomedical research topics.
The Programming Research Group (PRG) is part of the Oxford University Computing Laboratory (OUCL). It was founded by Christopher Strachey in 1965 and after his death, C.A.R. Hoare, FRS took over the leadership in 1977. The PRG ethos is summed up by the following quotation from Strachey, found and promulgated by Tony Hoare after he arrived at the PRG:
It has long been my personal view that the separation of practical and theoretical work is artificial and injurious. Much of the practical work done in computing, both in software and in hardware design, is unsound and clumsy because the people who do it have not any clear understanding of the fundamental design principles of their work. Most of the abstract mathematical and theoretical work is sterile because it has no point of contact with real computing. One of the central aims of the Programming Research Group as a teaching and research group has been to set up an atmosphere in which this separation cannot happen.
The PRG has traditionally been a centre of excellence in the field of formal methods, playing a leading role in the development of the Z notation (initiated by a visit of Jean-Raymond Abrial) and CSP (together with the
Psychology is an academic and applied discipline that involves the scientific study of mental functions and behaviors. Psychology has the immediate goal of understanding individuals and groups by both establishing general principles and researching specific cases, and by many accounts it ultimately aims to benefit society. In this field, a professional practitioner or researcher is called a psychologist, and can be classified as a social, behavioral, or cognitive scientist. Psychologists attempt to understand the role of mental functions in individual and social behavior, while also exploring the physiological and neurobiological processes that underlie certain cognitive functions and behaviors.
Psychologists explore concepts such as perception, cognition, attention, emotion, phenomenology, motivation, brain functioning, personality, behavior, and interpersonal relationships. Psychologists of diverse stripes also consider the unconscious mind. Psychologists employ empirical methods to infer causal and correlational relationships between psychosocial variables. In addition, or in opposition, to employing empirical and deductive methods, some—especially clinical and counseling
The Stanford Space, Telecommunications, and Radioscience Laboratory is a research group within the Department of Electrical Engineering of Stanford University. Research areas in STAR Lab share a common basis in the study and exploitation of electromagnetic wave phenomena.
Institution:Stanford University School of Humanities and Sciences
The Stanford University Department of Biology includes research groups studying fundamental phenomena using the most modern tools of molecular biology, cell biology, genetics, and developmental biology. Among the systems being studied are axis formation of Drosophila embryo, the control of eye development, cellular and molecular organization in the nervous and immune systems, the biochemical changes triggered by fertilization, the response of plant cells to light and to plant hormones, the mechanisms controlling the complex processes of development in the cortex of the mammalian brain and in the formation of flowers and leaves in higher plants.
The University of California, Davis College of Biological Sciences (commonly referred to by students as the “CBS”) was established in 2005 and is one of four colleges and five schools on the campus of the University of California, Davis. Davis is the only UC campus that boasts a college dedicated solely to the study of biology, and is among only very few colleges in the US to have such an institution. The CBS offers nine undergraduate and graduate (M.S. or Ph.D) degrees, six undergraduate minors, and many classes and programs at the university. The majors housed in the CBS were previously part of the Division of Biological Sciences since 1971.
In 2011, James E.K Hildreth became Dean of the college.
Its undergraduate majors include:
UC Davis' biology programs are consistently ranked in the top ten in the nation, with its Genetics and Evolution and Ecology programs frequently ranked as best in the U.S.
Biological Sciences is the most popular major at UC Davis, and 1/4 of the students at the university are within the CBS. In addition, the National Sciences Federation has ranked UC Davis #1 among UC campuses and #13 nationwide for funding on the biology field.
The Department of Earth Sciences at Cambridge is the University of Cambridge's Earth Sciences department. The main location of the department is at the Downing Site, Downing St. The Bullard Laboratories, located in West Cambridge on Madingley Rd, and the Godwin Laboratory, in the New Museums Site are satellite departments of the main building. The department incorporates the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences.
The Department's history can be traced back to 1731 when the 1st Woodwardian Professor of Geology was appointed, in accordance with the bequest of John Woodward. The present Department of Earth Sciences was formed by an amalgamation of the Department of Geology, Department of Geodesy and Geophysics and the Department of Mineralogy and Petrology in 1980.
The Department of Mathematics at the University of Rijeka (Croatian Odjel za matematiku Sveučilišta u Rijeci) is an institution specialized in high education and research in Mathematics.
Department of Mathematics was founded on April 1, 2008 when University of Rijeka decided to make Faculty of Arts and Sciences departments of Informatics, Mathematics and Physics into an independent departments at the University. It was founded on the same day as Department of Informatics, Department of Physics and Department of Biotechnology.
In May-June 2010, Department of Mathematics organized a conference on Information Security and Related Combinatorics under NATO Science for Peace and Security programme.
Since the implementation of the Bologna process in the academic year 2005/06, Department of Mathematics offers and undergraduate program (three years) in Mathematics, which finishes with the title Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. Courses include standard topics in mathematical analysis, linear algebra, numerical mathematics, combinatorics graph theory, affine spaces and particularly Euclidean spaces, metric spaces, topology, set theory, geometry, number theory, mathematical logic,
The College of Biological Sciences (CBS) is a college devoted to the study of biological sciences and one of seven freshman admitting colleges at the University of Minnesota. Established in 1869 as the The College of Sciences, the College of Biological Sciences is now located on both the Minneapolis Campus and the St. Paul Campus. CBS is a college that focuses its undergraduate and graduate attention towards research. The dean is Robert Elde and the associate dean is Robin Wright.
The College of Biological Sciences at the University of Minnesota is one of the few colleges nationwide devoted to biological sciences. CBS explores a world of opportunities, from molecules to ecosystems, to improve human health, develop renewable resources, enhance agriculture, and restore the environment. College of Biological Science undergraduates are among the most qualified at the University of Minnesota. The 2008 incoming freshman class, on average, had the highest class rank and ACT scores of any college within the University system.
There were 1,789 undergraduates registered for fall 2006 and 82 percent graduated in the top 15 percent of their high school class. There were a total of 377 freshmen
The Appropriate Technology (AT) concentration has been a program in the Technology Department since 1984 and for six years was known as Earth Studies, formerly under the Interdiciplinary Studies Department. It is currently the only program of its kind in the United States and is the oldest continuing operating university program for the study of appropriate technology in the country. It offers both undergraduate and graduate students a broad education in many technical areas. Students develop an in-depth understanding of solar, wind, and hydro power technologies, biofuels, sustainable transportation, resource management, and organic agriculture. Hands-on activities are emphasized. A strong technical foundation also includes the study of material processing, construction, CAD/drafting, design, manufacturing, computer technology, and electronics.
The AT Program offers:
Working in conjunction with the Appalachian State Appropriate Technology program is a student organization called the Appalachian Sustainable Energy Society (ASUSES). This club is affiliated with the United States' largest solar organization, the American Solar Energy Society(ASES). Club members sponsor, organize, and
The Bill Lane Center for the American West at Stanford University is dedicated to advancing scholarly and public understanding of the past, present, and future of western North America. The Center supports research, teaching, and reporting about western land and life in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
The SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, originally named Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, is a United States Department of Energy National Laboratory operated by Stanford University under the programmatic direction of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science.
The SLAC research program centers on experimental and theoretical research in elementary particle physics using electron beams and a broad program of research in atomic and solid-state physics, chemistry, biology, and medicine using synchrotron radiation.
Founded in 1962 as the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, the facility is located on 426 acres (1.72 square kilometers) of Stanford University-owned land on Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park, California—just west of the University's main campus. The main accelerator is 2 miles long—the longest linear accelerator in the world—and has been operational since 1966.
Research at SLAC has produced three Nobel Prizes in Physics:
SLAC's meeting facilities also provided a venue for the Homebrew Computer Club and other pioneers of the home computer revolution of the late 1970s and early 1980s.
In 1984 the laboratory was named a ASME National Historic Engineering Landmark and an
The University of Oklahoma College of Arts and Sciences, also known as the College of A&S (or simply CAS), is the liberal arts and sciences unit of the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma. Established in 1909, the college is currently the largest unit at OU in terms of the number of students enrolled. Many classes are held all over campus but the main office is located in Ellison Hall on the main campus in Norman.
OU College of Arts and Sciences offers the following undergraduate majors:
The Faculty of Education of Victoria University of Wellington was formed from the former School of Education (of the Faculty of Humanities of Social Sciences) of the University, and the former Wellington College of Education on 1 January 2005.
The Faculty, for marketing purposes, is often referred in advertisements as the University's College of Education, rather than as a faculty of the university. The University, in internal bulletins, refers to both a faculty and college fluidly: a VicNews of 13 January 2005 apparently describes a 'new Faculty of Education to oversee the degrees and diplomas awarded by it, and a new College of Education, consisting of four Schools,' and later in that issue refers to a Victoria University College of Education.
The Faculty is made up of three 'schools'. There are also divisions such as School Support Services, which supports in-service teachers.
The campus was designed by well-known local architect William Toomath. Stage One of the campus development was awarded an NZIA Silver Medal (1972), and an NZIA Local Award (Enduring Architecture) (2005). The buildings were renamed in 2004 after all the principals of the College and the College's sole
The Stanford Thermosciences Group in the Stanford Department of Mechanical Engineering conducts research on advanced energy systems and transport, including air-breathing and space propulsion, bioanalytical and biomedical systems, electronics fabrication and cooling, and materials processing. The research combines a traditional emphasis in fluid mechanics, heat transfer, thermodynamics, and combustion with an understanding and application of atomic and molecular physics, physical chemistry, biology, lasers and electro-optics, and electromagnetic phenomena.
The Technology Lab at the Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems at Boston University was founded in 2001.
The Technology Lab fosters the development of neural network models directly derived from scientific research on mind and brain. The Lab also facilitates the transfer of the resulting technologies to industrial applications and hardware (e.g., memristors).
The Tech Lab develops brain-based software for large-scale applications, ranging from remote sensing to text mining. The CNS Technology Lab website provides a software repository for algorithms, data sets, articles, news, and links about neural networks methods and applications.
Director: Gail Carpenter
Assistant Director: Massimiliano Versace
Affiliated faculty: Suchi Gopal, Stephen Grossberg, Ennio Mingolla
Postdocs: Heather Ames, Sai Gaddam, Praveen Pilly
Students: Sean Lorenz, Santiago Oliveira, Robert Thijs Kozma, Arun Ravindran, Charles Wong
A list of Boston University School of Law notable alumni follows below in alphabetical order.
Don Feder - noted Jewish American LGBT rights activist and war protestor during Vietnam, graduated in 1972.
The center for MIddle Eastern studies (CMES) was founded in 2007 on behalf of a new effort to conduct and coordinate research on the Middle East within Lund University. SInce Lund University's foundation in 1666 Islamology and semitic languages (linguarum orientalium) have been taught, but no coordinated effort to focus research existed. In 2007 the center was inaugurated by Jordanian Price Hassan bin Talal and has since hosted internationally renowned scholars like Robert Fisk, Darius Rejali, Aaron David Miller, and Naomi Sakr.
CMES functions both as an international hub for multidisciplinary research and an academic department, holding courses, open seminars and movie screenings that are attended by experts in their fields. The four core structures of CMES are:
The MA program ran its first cycle during the fall of 2010. It is a two year (four-semester), program that offers a wide range of specialization within Middle Eastern Studies. The first semester is composed of compulsory courses in basic theory and multidisciplinary studies in relation to the Middle East. The second semester covers a wide range of elective courses (such as political structures, media,
The Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management is a unit within the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Dyson houses Cornell's undergraduate business school as well as graduate education in applied economics. The school focuses on business, agribusiness, and applied economics, offering a Bachelor of Science in Applied Economics and Management and three graduate degrees, M.S., M.P.S. and Ph.D, in Applied Economics and Management. The department has 38 faculty members teaching 90 graduate students and 700 undergraduates. The program was originally named the Department of Agricultural Economics, was renamed Applied Economics and Management in 2002, and was renamed most recently in 2010 in honor of Charles H. Dyson following a US$25 million donation by his family.
The department offers one undergraduate major, Applied Economics and Management, which is an AACSB accredited undergraduate business program, one of only two in the Ivy League. In fact, U.S. News & World Report ranked Dyson's business program #10 in its 2011 rankings of top undergraduate business programs. In addition, BusinessWeek's 2012 "Best Undergraduate
The Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics (In Slovak: Fakulta matematiky, fyziky a informatiky, colloquially referred to as Matfyz) is one of the faculties of the Comenius University in Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia.
The Faculty was created in 1980 by separating from the Faculty of Natural Sciences, having the name Faculty of Mathematics and Physics (Matematicko-fyzikálna fakulta). It was renamed to contemporary name in 2000.
It provides university education in mathematics, physics and informatics (Computer Science) as well as teacher training in subjects related to these branches of study.
As a rule, in each of the mathematics, physics and computer science branches the first and the second year are common and from the third year students can choose different specializations.
After five years of study the students can attain the Master of Science degree. There is also a bachelor branch of study.
The main specializations offered in mathematics are:
The students of mathematics can choose in addition to their main specialization minor one, for example Econometry and Control, Actuarial Mathematics or Computer Science for Mathematicians.
Students of mathematics can
The Center for Psychological Studies at Nova Southeastern University, commonly abbreviated as CPS, was organized in 1967 and is presently located in the Maxwell Maltz Psychology building on NSU's main campus in Davie, Florida. It serves to provide education to current and future psychologists and counseling professionals through training that provides individuals with an understanding of psychological research and the proper delivery of mental health care.
CPS offers a number of masters and doctoral degrees in the mental health field.
CPS is home to several clinics which provide psychological services to the Ft. Lauderdale area. These clinics run from an ADHD assessment clinic to a family violence program and are open to the general public.
The admission requirements to the Center for Psychological Studies vary based on the degree that the applicant is applying for. It is suggested that potential students refer to the website to find the specific requirements. General requirements for any of the programs are a bachelor's degree in psychology or another, similar field and having taken the GRE. Applicants are expected to provide letters of recommendation and to write a personal
Institution:Stanford University School of Medicine
The mission of Stanford's Department of Bioengineering is to create a fusion of engineering and the life sciences that promotes scientific discovery and the development of new biomedical technologies and therapies through research and education.
The Department of Bioengineering is jointly supported by the Schools of Medicine and Engineering. It includes, in a single department, research and teaching programs that embrace biology as a new engineering paradigm and apply engineering principles to medical problems and biological systems.
Stanford has been a leader in stem cell research for the past quarter century. In 2001, Stanford University School of Medicine unveiled a plan to create five new translational institutes of medicine, one of which is the Stanford Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine. The institute was established in 2003 to build on Stanford’s leadership in stem cell science and to set the foundations for the creation of a new field of science: regenerative medicine. Under the direction of renowned stem cell researcher Dr. Irving Weissman, the institute is devoted to exploring the how stem cells are created, the mechanisms by which they are regulated and how they devolve into specialized cells. The ultimate goal is to translate this knowledge into dramatic new medical therapies for some of the world’s most serious and intractable afflictions. Finally, as part of Stanford School of Medicine, the institute is dedicated to training the next generation of stem cell researchers.
The Institute is structured to foster success in meeting these goals. Interdisciplinary collaborations are the engine that promotes discovery and accelerates translational research. Collaborations between faculty, post-docs and students from diverse disciplines have led to significant discoveries and have been a hallmark of Stanford’s leadership in the past. This fertile, interdisciplinary environment is partly due to the proximity of the seven schools on Stanford’s compact campus, the Stanford Hospital and Clinics, and the entrepreneurial environment of Silicon Valley. This environment is a stage for dynamic collaboration among those who will create the future of medicine: basic scientists, clinical researchers, medical care providers, legal and ethical scholars, biomedical engineers, business leaders, and venture capitalists.
The University of Central Florida College of Business Administration is an academic college of the University of Central Florida located in Orlando, Florida, USA. The dean of the college is Paul Jarley, Ph.D.
The College of Business Administration offers programs in accounting, economics, finance, business administration, management, marketing, real estate and taxation, which were developed in response to the demands of the Central Florida community. The curriculum focuses on specific competencies that are integrated throughout all coursework: Teamwork, Communication, Creativity, Adaptation to Change, Diversity, and Ethics.
Established in 1968, the college offers degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and executive levels. All programs, as well as the Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The Master of Science in Real Estate program is the newest program in the school.
The college was named one of the best undergraduate business programs by Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and in 2007 was ranked among the best 282 business schools by The Princeton Review. The Wall Street Journal ranks the DeVos Sport
The College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences at the University of Oklahoma consists of the School of Meteorology and Department of Geography. The college officially started on January 1, 2006, when it and the College of Earth and Energy were spun off of the old College of Geosciences, which no longer exists.
Located in the National Weather Center, the OU School of Meteorology (SoM) is considered world class. It collaborates with federal, state, and private sector organizations, offering many opportunities for students and faculty. Its director, Dr. Frederick Carr, will be stepping down at the end of the 2009-2010 school year. The next Director of the School of Meteorology will be Dr. Dave Parsons, formerly with the National Center for Atmospheric Research.
The OU Department of Geography is a small and growing department. It works to bridge the gap between human and earth science. Prominent geographer C. W. Thornthwaite was a member of the faculty from 1927-1934.
The Graduate School of Public Health (GSPH) is one of 17 schools comprising the University of Pittsburgh. The school, founded in 1948, was first led by Thomas Parran, surgeon general of the U.S. Public Health Service. It is ranked as the 11th best such school in the United States by US News and World Report. In addition, it is ranked third among public health schools for funding received from the National Institutes of Health. It was the first of only two fully accredited schools of public health in Pennsylvania (the other being Drexel University's School of Public Health in Philadelphia). The school offers Masters of Public Health and doctoral degrees in areas such as Behavioral and Community Health Services, Biostatistics, Environmental and Occupational Health, Epidemiology, Health Policy & Management, Human Genetics, and Infectious Disease and Microbiology.
A desire by Pittsburgh residents to better understand the health risks involved in the pollution released from the city's many steel mills in the early 20th Century led to the creation of Pitt's Graduate School of Public Health in 1948 due to a $13.6 million grant from the A. W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust.
The Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis are composed of three divisions: the College of Arts & Sciences, the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, and University College in Arts & Sciences. The current Dean of the Faculty is Gary S. Wihl, Hortense and Tobias Lewin Distinguished Profossor in the Humanities, who began his tenure in the 2009-10 Academic year. For the 2008-09 academic year, Ralph S. Quatrano was Interim Dean of Arts & Sciences, replacing Executive Vice Chancellor Ed Macias who has taken the role of Provost.
Of Washington University's 11 Fulbright Scholarship recipients in 2011, 7 were recent alumni of the College of Arts & Sciences, and 3 were Arts & Sciences graduate students.
The College of Arts & Sciences is the central undergraduate unit of the University with 387 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 158 non-tenure track faculty (including lecturers, artists-in-residence, and visiting faculty), and 70 research scientists, serving about 4,000 undergraduates in 40 academic departments and programs divided into divisions of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Natural Sciences and Mathematics. The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest undergraduate unit
Institution:Stanford University School of Medicine
The Department of Ophthalmology at Stanford University is committed to advancing the understanding and treatment of ocular disorders. Department scientists and clinical researchers collaborate to investigate the origins of ocular disease and devise new diagnostic and treatment modalities. As part of a world-renowned teaching hospital, our ophthalmologists in turn use these state-of-the-art modalities to provide patients with the best possible outcomes.
Our mission is to train future leaders in ophthalmology, whether in scientific investigation or patient care. The competitiveness of our residency program speaks to the commitment our faculty has to our residents and medical students.
The Columbia University School of Social Work is a professional program within Columbia University. With an enrollment of over 900, it is one of the largest social work programs in the United States. It is also the nation’s oldest, with roots extending back to 1898, when the New York Charity Organization Society’s first summer course was announced in The New York Times. The combination of its age and size has led to the School becoming a repository for much of the reference literature in the social work field.
In 1898, the Charity Organization Society established the first Summer School in Philanthropic Work at 105 East 22nd Street in New York. Twenty-five men and women attended the first classes. The Summer School continued as the primary training source until 1904. That year, it expanded the coursework as the first full-time course of graduate study at the newly renamed New York School of Philanthropy.
The name of the School was changed in 1917 to the New York School of Social Work. The Landmark Bureau of Children's Guidance was established in 1922. In 1931 the School moved into the Russell Sage Building at 122 East 22nd Street.
In 1940, the School was affiliated with Columbia
The Center for Election Systems at Kennesaw State University founded in 2002 for the purpose of supporting the Elections Division of the Office of the Secretary of state of Georgia, in the statewide deployment of a uniform voting system.
Starting in 1988 faculty and staff members of KSU have certified the State's voting system. At the same time Kennesaw State was a growing center of higher education in Georgia with over 10,000 students in 1990. Because of KSU expertise in Georgia's Direct-recording electronic (DRE) voting systems the university asked the Secretary of State to grant permission to create the Center for Election Systems.
In 2002 the KSU Center for Election Systems was created by the Secretary of State. The Center is completely funded by the state of Georgia. During the creation of the center it was charged with assisting with the deployment of the DRE voting technology and to ensure the integrity of Georgia's voting system by providing technical and training support for all of Georgia's 159 counties.
The center has worked closely with the Elections Division of the Secretary of State and local election officials to successfully complete over 3000 elections. The center
MSU Faculty of Psychology (Russian: Факультет психологии МГУ) is a faculty of the Moscow State University, which was established in 1966 and headed by Aleksey Leontyev until his death in 1979.
At various times, a number of internationally acclaimed researchers have worked at the Faculty, such as Sergei Rubinshtein, Alexei Nikolaevich Leont'ev, Alexander Luria, Evgeni Sokolov, Chingis Izmailov, Gal'perin, Bluma Zeigarnik, Daniil El'konin, Anatolii Smirnov, Valentina Lyaudis, Alexei Alexeevich Leont'ev, Nina Talyzina, and many others.
The Faculty of Medicine is one of nine faculties at the RWTH Aachen University. It was found in 1966. The Klinikum Aachen contains many specialised clinics, theoretical and clinical institutes and other research facilities, lecture halls, schools for jobs in the medical field, and all facilities necessary for a hospital like a laundry and central sterilisation. Approximately 2,700 students are enrolled in the faculty.
The following Degrees are awarded medicine and biomedical engineering:
Institution:Stanford University School of Medicine
Academics:Robert L. Baldwin
Research in the Stanford University Department of Biochemistry encompasses very diverse questions and uses a wide variety of approaches, experimental systems, and techniques. Nevertheless, what bonds us is an interest in understanding fundamental biological questions at the level of how molecules act and interact to accomplish highly complex, intra- and intercellular processes.
Informatics is the study of information: its structure, its communication, and its use. As society becomes increasingly information intensive, the need to understand, create, and apply new methods for modeling, managing, and acquiring information has never been greater – especially in biomedicine.
BMIR is home to world class scientists and trainees developing cutting-edge ways to acquire, represent, process, and manage knowledge and data related to health, health care, and the biomedical sciences. Our faculty, students, and staff are committed to ensuring the biomedical community is properly equipped for the information age, and believe our efforts will provide the structure for the burgeoning revolution of health care and the biomedical sciences.
The Stanford Information Systems Laboratory (ISL) is an interdisciplinary research group in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University. Formed in the early 1960s to study the mathematical aspects of EE systems, ISL has grown in size and international reputation. It now includes 21 faculty members, 15 researchers, 4 administrative staff members, and approximately 110 PhD students involved in a diverse set of research projects, many of which are joint with other labs in EE and with other departments and schools, including Computer Science, Statistics, Management Science and Engineering, Aeronautics & Astronautics, the Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering (ICME) Applied Mathematics , Biological Sciences, Psychology, the School of Medicine, and the Graduate School of Business. In 2007, ISL became part of the Computer Forum.
The Stanford Photonics Research Center builds strategic partnerships between the Stanford University research community and companies employing optics and photonics in their commercial activities. SPRC offers member companies facilitated access to Stanford faculty, students and researchers via faculty-led Working Groups, SPRC workshops and symposiums, research project collaborations and visiting researcher programs. SPRC promotes member company recruitment of Stanford students by coordinating customized recruiting events and providing convenient access to student resumes, as well as alerting students to job openings at member companies. Corporate members directly support photonics research activities at Stanford; in turn, members benefit from their exposure to current and emerging areas in Stanford photonics research.
The Computer Laboratory is the computer science department of the University of Cambridge. As of 2007, it employs 35 academic staff, 25 support staff, 35 affiliated research staff, and about 155 research students. The current head of department is Professor Andy Hopper.
The Computer Laboratory built and operated the world’s first fully operational practical stored program computer (EDSAC, 1949) and offered the world’s first taught course in computer science in 1953. It currently offers a 3-year undergraduate course and a 1-year masters course (with an optional natural language processing theme). Recent research has focused on virtualization, security, usability, formal verification, formal semantics of programming languages, computer architecture, natural language processing, wireless networking, biometric identification, routing, positioning systems and has achieved the top ratings in recent UK Research Assessment Exercise evaluations. A new research focus is sustainability (“Computing for the future of the planet”). Members of the Computer Laboratory have been involved in the creation of many successful UK IT companies such as Acorn, ARM, nCipher and XenSource.
It was founded as
Research and education in chemistry has been conducted at the University of Copenhagen Department of Chemistry since 1778, when the first Laboratorium Chymicum was established. Since then, the chemists have moved several times, usually to better surroundings. In 1962, Universitetets Kemiske Laboratorium moved to its present location in the H.C. Ørsted Institute (HCØ), named after Hans Christian Ørsted who discovered electromagnetism in 1820. It is less well known that H.C. Ørsted was also an able chemist, and that he was in fact the first person to isolate the element aluminium.
The Department of Chemistry is responsible for the teaching of chemistry at all levels at the Faculty of Science: from undergraduate courses in chemistry for students of biology, geology, etc., to Ph.D.-level courses. As a result, the total number of students attending courses at the Department of Chemistry is considerable.
The Department of Chemistry is the largest basic research institute in chemistry in Denmark. It is well equipped with up-to-date instrumentation and computer facilities, as well as basic facilities, such as libraries.
The School of Computing and Informatics at Arizona State University includes the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) and the Department of Biomedical Informatics (BMI).
The school's mission is to produce the next generation of computer scientists, software engineers and knowledge workers, and to prepare researchers and graduates to transform the world in which we live. The school creates and applies knowledge in computing and informatics through real-world research that transcends traditional academic disciplines.
In January 2006, the Arizona Board of Regents approved the creation of a new School of Computing and Informatics (SCI). The school was launched in September 2006, as part of the Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering.
Ferdowsi University’s Faculty of Engineering is one of Iran’s leading educators of engineers. The faculty currently consists of 7 departments and 120 professors, including 10 full professors.
On February 25, 1975, faculty of engineering was established to serve as the leading engineering institution for eastern part of Iran. On September 1975 (Mehr 1354), Faculty of Engineering officially started its mission by admitting 30 students in Electrical Engineering major and 30 students in Mechanical Engineering major. Ferdowsi University of Mashhad is one of th best universities of Iran. Undergraduate admission to Ferdowsi is limited to the top 10% of students who pass the national entrance examination administered yearly by the Ministry of Culture and Higher Education. Moreover, students who become graduated form Ferdowsi can easily be accepted in further examinations like national examination for graduate programs.
B.Eng., M.Eng., Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering and Materials Engineering.
B.Eng., M.Eng in Chemical Engineering.
B.Eng in Industrial Engineering.
The Department of English at Jadavpur University started functioning in the year 1955. Since then, it has gone on to become arguably one of the best places to study English literature in India. It became the first English department in the country to be awarded the Centre for Advanced Studies (CAS) status by the University Grants Commission.
Notable faculty members: Supriya Chaudhuri Sukanta Chaudhuri Amlan Das Gupta Rimi B. Chatterjee Ananda Lal Jasodhara Bagchi Swapan Chakravarty Paromita Chakravarti
The School of Computer Science at the University of Manchester is the longest established school of Computer Science in the United Kingdom and one of the largest. It is located in the Kilburn building on the Oxford Road and currently has over 800 students taking a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
The School current offers a wide range of undergraduate courses from Bachelor of Science (BSc), Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) and Master of Engineering (MEng).. These are available as single honours or as joint honours degrees within the themes of Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, Computer systems engineering, Software engineering, Mathematics, Internet Computing, Business applications and Management. Industrial placements are offered with all undergraduate courses.
At postgraduate level the school offers taught Master of Science (MSc) degrees, at an advanced level and also through a foundation route.. Research degrees, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil) are available as three and four year programmes through the Doctoral Training Centre in Computer Science, the first of its kind in the UK.
The School is organised into nine different
The Stanford Space and Systems Development Laboratory (SSDL) provides graduate students with a world-class education and research in the field of space system design, technology, and operation. SSDL's Satellite Quick Research Testbed (SQUIRT) trains students in all aspects of the spacecraft design life cycle through hands-on work on real, student-engineered satellites - intended to be excellent examples of simple, fast, cheap, flexible, and intelligent micro-satellite design, launched into orbit and operated from Stanford. SQUIRT also prepares students for participation in SSDL's advanced space research projects. Scientific and engineering partners in these projects include a variety of academic research centers, government laboratories, and industrial corporations. SSDL's flagship satellites are SAPPHIRE and OPAL.
The College of Sciences at the University of Texas at San Antonio is a fast-growing college in research and science education. The college hosts more than 5000 students enrolled in twelve undergraduate and fourteen graduate programs. The six departments employ 130 tenure and tenure track faculty members committed to continually expanding knowledge in their scientific fields through research.
The college offers advanced degree programs in every department including Doctorates in Computer Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geological Sciences . Students are exposed to collaboration through programs with local external research institutions including UT Health Science Center, Southwest Research Institute and the Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research.
There are various degrees offered by 6 major programs at the College of Sciences.
The Computer Science department is one of the leading and fast-growing departments at the University that offers exciting, groundbreaking research in many areas including Compilers, Programming languages, Software Engineering, Networking, Bioinformatics, Algorithms, Artificial intelligence, Cyber Security, High-performance computing, Computer
Hopkins Marine Station is the marine laboratory of Stanford University. It is located ninety miles south of the university's main campus, in Pacific Grove, California (USA) on the Monterey Peninsula, adjacent to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. It is home to nine research laboratories and a fluctuating population of graduate and undergraduate students. It has also been used for archaeological exploration including that of the Chinese-American fishing village that existed on the site before being burnt down.
Hopkins Marine Station was founded in 1892, making it the oldest marine laboratory on the US Pacific Coast, and the second-oldest in the US, after the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. It was originally named the Hopkins Seaside Laboratory and located on what is now called Lover's Point. In 1917, the laboratory was moved to its current location on Mussel/China/Cabrillo Point, and given its current name: Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University. The marine station's namesake is Timothy Hopkins, the founder of the city of Palo Alto and an early supporter of Stanford University, not Johns Hopkins, founder of the Johns Hopkins University. The marine station
The Faculty of Teacher Education at the University of Zagreb is a faculty which focusses on the education of teachers. Apart from its central location in Zagreb, it has facilities in Petrinja and Čakovec.
The first teacher's school in Zagreb was the Higher Pedagogical School which offered a two year program from 1919. In the Independent State of Croatia the program was extended to four years, but was shorted to three after the Second World War. It became the Pedagogical Academy in 1960, and upon Croatian independence the academy gradually evolved into the modern faculty.
According to Croatia's Parliamentary Commission for Verification of War and Post-War Crimes the faculty's grounds in Zagreb were the site of a mass grave of approximately 300 prisoners killed by the Yugoslav Partisans in 1945, after the end of the Second World War. After a public education campaign in 2008 by concerned groups, Croatian authorities launched an investigation into the site.
The Columbia University Physics Department includes approximately 40 faculty members teaching and conducting research in the areas of astrophysics, high energy nuclear physics, high energy particle physics, laser and condensed matter physics, and theoretical physics. This research is conducted in Pupin Hall and the Shapiro Center for Engineering and Physical Sciences Research (CEPSR), both on the university's Morningside Heights campus, Nevis Labs upstate, and at a number of other affiliated institutions. The department is connected with research conducted at Brookhaven National Laboratories and at CERN. Columbia has approximately 20 undergraduate physics majors and is home to about 100 graduate students.
The roots of graduate physics can be traced back to the opening of the School of Mines in 1864 although the department was only formally established in 1892. In 1899 the American Physical Society was founded at a meeting at Columbia. Several years later, the Earnest Kempton Adams Fund enabled the department to invite distinguished scientists to the school. Among the distinguished EKA lecturers were Hendrik Lorentz (1905-1906) and Max Planck (1909). During Lorentz's stay at
La Escuela Internacional de Ciencias Económicas y Administrativas de la Universidad de La Sabana comprometida con la generación de nuevas alternativas de formación integradas al ámbito mundial, desarrolla cada semestre esta iniciativa académica que cuenta con la participación de destacados conferencistas internacionales, cuya experiencia docente, profesional e investigativa son reconocidos mundialmente.
The Faculty of Modern Languages is one of twelve faculties at the University of Heidelberg. It comprises the Seminar for German Studies, Seminar for English Studies, Seminar for German as a Foreign Language Philology, Seminar for Translating and Interpreting, Seminar for Computational Linguistics, Seminar for Romance Studies, Seminar for Mediaeval and Neo-Latin Philology, and the Seminar for Slavic Studies.
The Seminar for German Studies is situated in Palais Boisserée since 1969.
The discipline of Romance languages exists at Heidelberg since 1842. The institute was founded in 1924. Noted Romance scholars include Karl Vossler and Ernst Robert Curtius.
The Heidelberg Seminar for Medieval Latin Philology was founded on May 2, 1957. In 1973 the Seminar's name was expanded to include Neo-Latin Philology. In 2007 the seminar celebrated its 50th anniversary. After the Medieval Latin Seminar in Munich, founded shortly after the turn of the century, the Heidelberg Seminar is the second oldest in Germany.
Tübingen University Faculty of Modern Languages
Institution:University of Applied Sciences Potsdam
Information science (or information studies) is an interdisciplinary field primarily concerned with the analysis, collection, classification, manipulation, storage, retrieval and dissemination of information. Practitioners within the field study the application and usage of knowledge in organizations, along with the interaction between people, organizations and any existing information systems, with the aim of creating, replacing, improving or understanding information systems. Information science is often (mistakenly) considered a branch of computer science. However, it is actually a broad, interdisciplinary field, incorporating not only aspects of computer science, but often diverse fields such as archival science, cognitive science, commerce, communications, law, library science, museology, management, mathematics, philosophy, public policy, and the social sciences.
Information science should not be confused with information theory, the study of a particular mathematical concept of information, or with library science, a field related to libraries which uses some of the principles of information science.
Information science focuses on understanding problems from the perspective
Institution:Stanford University School of Medicine
Students, fellows, and faculty in the Stanford Department of Developmental Biology are working at the forefront of basic science research to understand the molecular mechanisms that generate and maintain diverse cell types in many different contexts, including the embryo, various adult organs, and the evolution of different species. Research groups use a wide array of cutting-edge approaches including genetics, genomics, computation, biochemistry, and advanced imaging, in organisms ranging from microbes to humans. This work has connections to many areas of human health and disease, including stem cell biology, aging, cancer, diabetes, arthritis, infectious disease, autoimmune disease, neurological disorders, and novel strategies for stimulating repair or regeneration of body tissues.
Pediatric Radiology at Stanford University School of Medicine is dedicated to providing innovative and compassionate imaging care for children. Our team of world-renowned clinicians and researchers works daily to improve the lives of children locally and world-wide.
The mission of the Precourt Energy Efficiency Center is to promote energy efficient technologies, systems, and practices, emphasizing economically attractive deployment. PEEC works to understand and overcome market, policy, technology, and human behavioral barriers to economically efficient reductions of energy use and to inform public and private policy making.
Originally named the Precourt Institute for Energy Efficiency (PIEE), PEEC was founded in October 2006 at Stanford University by a generous gift from Stanford Alumnus Jay Precourt.
Wuhan University School of Medicine (formerly The Hubei University of Medicine) is a medical school in China.
The main schools are:
Affiliated hospitals include:
and other 35 teaching hospitals.
Courses include undergraduate(English/Chinese) and post-graduate medical courses, pharmacy, nursing and public health courses.It also offers the courses of medicine in English language for foreign students and currently has enrolled students from England, India(majority), Myanmar, Somalia and many other countries.
Brock University’s Faculty of Graduate Studies is one of seven faculties at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. The current dean of the Faculty is Dr. Marilyn Rose. At present more than 1,700 full- and part-time graduate students are enrolled in 37 graduate programs located in our six academic Faculties and various interdisciplinary units. Brock is expanding its graduate programs with attention to creating innovative learning experiences that are unlike any others in [Canada].
Brock offers 26 Master's programs across a variety of disciplines. Brock also offers as four International Student Programs at the Master's level. The majority of international students come from Asia, but also from Europe, Africa and elsewhere in North, Central and South America.
International Cohort Programs:
Brock offers 6 Doctoral programs.
“(Brock University’s) commitment to graduate growth and development is an indication of Brock's emerging status as a research-intensive university known for its vigorous intellectual climate.”
Collaborative research is one of Brock's strengths and is encouraged across faculty as well as departmental program boundaries, and with other universities.
Department of Chemistry, Jahangirnagar University is one of the public chemistry schools in Bangladesh. The department offers 4 years undergraduate (B Sc.) and a 1 year post-graduate master's degree (General and Thesis) (M Sc.) in the field of Chemistry.
The admission test is held by the University once in a year. The test evaluate the applicants ability in Bangla, English, Chemistry and Physics. All necessary informations will be found in Office.
The department offers 4 years undergraduate and a 1 year post-graduate master's degree in Chemistry.
The Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science is one of twelve faculties at the University of Heidelberg. It comprises the Institute of Mathematics, the Institute of Applied Mathematics, and the Institute of Computer Science. The faculty maintains close relationships to the Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing (IWR) and the Mathematics Center Heidelberg (MATCH). The first chair of mathematics was entrusted to the physician Jacob Curio in the year 1547.
In 1547, the first chair of mathematics was entrusted to the physician Jacob Curio. Today, areas of research include:
In 1957, Gottfried Köthe became the first director of the Institute of Applied Mathematics. Today, areas of research include:
In 2001, the Institute of Computer Science was founded. Today, areas of research include:
The Faculty of Physics and Astronomy is one of twelve faculties at the University of Heidelberg. It comprises the Kirchhoff Institute of Physics, the Institute of Physics, Theoretical Physics, Environmental Physics and Theoretical Astrophysics.
The Kirchhoff-Institut für Physik (Kirchhoff Institute of Physics), built in 2002, is a research institute located in Heidelberg, Germany. It shares faculty with the physics and astronomy departments at the University of Heidelberg. The institute is named after Gustav Kirchhoff, who collaborated in Heidelberg in 1854 with Robert Bunsen in spectroscopic work.
The scope of its research is broad. Many projects exist, from low temperature physics and neuronal information processing to surface physics.
Facilities include (apart from several laboratories) a cleanroom, an ASIC laboratory, an experimental hall and, as it is also serves undergraduates, there are 2 auditoriums with a capacity of over 300 people, several seminar rooms and a CIP pool. Current director is Prof. Dr. Karlheinz Meier.
The Institute of Environmental Physics was founded in 1975. Its current director is Prof. Dr. Ulrich Platt.
The Stanford Flow Physics and Computational Engineering (FPCE) Group is contributing new theories, models and computational tools for accurate engineering design analysis and control of complex flows including: acoustics, chemical reactions, interactions with electromagnetic waves, plasmas, and other phenomena, of interest in aerodynamics, electronics cooling, environmental engineering, materials processing, planetary entry, propulsion and power systems, and other areas. A significant emphasis of FPCE research is on physical modeling and analysis of physical phenomena in engineering systems. FPCE students and research staff are developing new methods and tools for generation, access, display, interpretation and post-processing of large databases resulting from numerical simulations of physical systems. Research in FPCE ranges from advanced simulation of complex turbulent flows to active flow control. The FPCE faculty teach graduate and undergraduate courses in acoustics, aerodynamics, computational fluid mechanics, computational mathematics, fluid mechanics, combustion, thermodynamics and propulsion
The Stanford Graduate School of Business (also known as Stanford Business School, Stanford GSB, or The GSB) is one of the professional schools of Stanford University, in Stanford, California and is broadly regarded as one of the best business schools in the world.
The Stanford GSB offers a general management Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree, the Sloan Master's Program (which is a full-time ten-month MS in Management for mid-career executives) and a Ph.D. program, along with a number of joint degrees with other schools at Stanford University including Earth Sciences, Education, Engineering, Law and Medicine. The school is the #1 ranked business school in the United States by U.S. News & World Report.
The school was founded in 1925 when Trustee Herbert Hoover formed a committee of Wallace Alexander, George Rolph, Paul Shoup, Thomas Gregory, and Milton Esberg to secure the needed funds for the school's founding becoming the second graduate school of business in the country. There are three Nobel Prize winners on the faculty, two recipients of the John Bates Clark Award, 15 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and three members of the National Academy of
Tropical medicine (also sometimes called International medicine) is the branch of medicine that deals with health problems that occur uniquely, are more widespread, or prove more difficult to control in tropical and subtropical regions.
Many infections and infestations that are classified as "tropical diseases" used to be endemic in countries located in temperate or even cold areas. This includes widespread epidemics such as malaria and hookworm infections as well as exceedingly rare diseases like lagochilascaris minor. Many of these diseases have been controlled or even eliminated from developed countries, as a result of improvements in housing, diet, sanitation, and personal hygiene. Since climate is not the main reason why those infections remain endemic in tropical areas, there is a trend towards renaming this speciality as "Geographic Medicine" or "Third World Medicine."
The training in Tropical Medicine is quite different between countries. Most physicians are trained at Institutes of Tropical Medicine. For example, the training of Dutch tropical doctors consists of two clinical years (Obstetrics & Gynecology, Paediatrics or General Surgery) and a three months course at the
The Faculty of Electronic Engineering was formally designated and established in the city of Menouf as the Higher Institute of Electronics under supervision of the Ministry of Higher Education, in 1964. Menouf city lies to the south west of delta at about 65 km north of Cairo.
It is one of inveterate Menoufia University's faculties. It was established to be the lighthouse of Electronics in the Middle East. Being distinguished by this field made it the only exporter of engineers in the following subfields of electronics:
Later, in 1975, the institute has been merged with Tanta University under the name of the Faculty of Electronic Engineering. The decision was taken to establish a specialized faculty that awards B.Sc. degree in engineering in the field of electronics.
In 1976, the Faculty of Electronic Engineering became a member of the Minufiya University that was established at that time.
Until now, the Faculty of Electronic Engineering is the only specialized Faculty in this field in Egypt. Other universities may include only departments of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
The Faculty of Electronic Engineering awards the following grades:
-B.Sc. degree in Electronic
Institution:Stanford University School of Engineering
Academics:Curtis W. Frank
The Department of Chemical Engineering at Stanford University's primary mission is to educate Ph.D. students and to create fundamental knowledge and pioneering technologies in the chemical sciences and engineering.
The Faculty of Chemistry and Earth Sciences is one of twelve faculties at the University of Heidelberg. It comprises the Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Institute of Organic Chemistry, Institute of Physical Chemistry, Institute of Geography, Institute of Geology and Paleontology, Institute of Mineralogy, and the Institute of Environmental Geochemistry. Chemistry was established as a separate discipline at the University of Heidelberg in 1817 with Leopold Gmelin being appointed ordinary professor of chemistry and medicine. 1895 is considered to be the date of foundation of Geography at the University of Heidelberg as it was from this year on that lectures in physical and mathematical geography were held on a regular basis. In 1899 the first professorship in geography was established, filled by Alfred Hettner.
The main research areas of the Institute of Physical Chemistry are:
The first professorship in geography was established in 1899, filled by Alfred Hettner. The earth scientist Bernhard Eitel is currently the rector of the University of Heidelberg.
Paleontology was established in 1823 with lectures by Heinrich Georg Bronn.
The first chair for mineralogy was established in
The school was approved in a merger with Okayama university in 1949. In 1951, the agriculture technical college was abolished and became the agriculture faculty. The agriculture faculty was established as Okayama agriculture technical college in 1964. The faculty was established a graduate school of agriculture in 1969. In 1986, subjects of agriculture , gardening , animal husbandry , agrochemicals and agroengineering were abolished, and the faculty was reorganized as the study of general agricultural science. In 2004, the national university was turned into an independent administrative corporation.
The main office is in the Tsushima campus of Okayama University, in Okayama. There are 3 farms in Okayama, and one farm in Kagawa, and the Sanyoukenn field science center in Kurashiki.
The agriculture faculty of Okayama University has a faculty, and 4 courses now. There are course of agrochemical biochemistry, applied plant science, applied animal science, and environmental ecology. There is Sanyhokenn field science center as natural science study laboratory in Kurashiki.
In the graduate school, there are two courses of natural science and environmental .
The faculty has four courses.
The School of Health and Medical Sciences, is a post-secondary degree-granting institution concentrating in medicine education within Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey. It educates both undergraduate and graduate students.
Institution:Stanford University School of Engineering
Academics:Ronald K. Hanson
The Mechanical Engineering Department at Stanford University. In order to realize the academic and research goals of the Mechanical Engineering department and give tangible expression to it's academic themes, it is organized into five distinct academic Groups & Programs.
The College of Engineering is the University of Arkansas' college for engineering students. Although officially becoming a separate division in 1913, the University of Arkansas focused early on engineering. The Industrial Engineering graduate program ranked 26th in the nation, and the Engineering program as a whole finished 98th, and is one of the "best values" for Arkansas students nationally.
There are eight different undergraduate degree programs, with 31 graduate degree programs, currently offered.
In 2006, a solar boat built by University of Arkansas mechanical engineering students and electrical engineering students won the Collegiate World Championships.
East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine (ECU SoDM) is the dental school at East Carolina University. It is North Carolina's second Dental School. The school began classes in the fall of 2011. The ECU SoDM was established specifically to address the shortage of dentists in the rural regions of North Carolina. The SoDM serves North Carolina statewide by educating more dentists, with the primary focus of student recruitment being students who desire to return to rural and underserved areas to provide oral health care.
North Carolina is 47th in the nation in terms of dentists per capita and is especially lacking in dentists in the eastern part of the state. There are four counties, Tyrrell, Jones, Hyde and Camden without any primary practicing dentists. To remedy this situation, East Carolina and UNC-Chapel Hill have jointly developed a plan to increase the number of dentists in the state and established the ECU School of Dental Medicine.
The SoDM plans to create 10 community service learning centers to be located in rural and underserved areas throughout the state. The fourth-year students will complete nine-week rotations at three service learning centers during their
The MSU Faculty of Journalism is a faculty of the Moscow State University. It is situated on the Mohovaya, 9, in downtown Moscow, approximately one block away from the Kremlin, hotel National and the Manege Square. The location is a primary advantage of the faculty.
The dean of the MSU Faculty of Journalism is professor Elena Leonidovna Vartanova. The president is professor Yassen Nikolayevich Zassoursky. Zassoursky was the dean of the Faculty of Journalism since 1965 till 2007.
The Department of Journalism was established in 1947 at the Faculty of Philology of the Moscow State University. In 1952 it was reorganised as the independent Faculty of Journalism. Nowadays it is considered to be a leading school of journalism and mass communication in Moscow, Russia and as well as the CIS countries.
About 15,000 mass media specialists who currently work in different editorial boards, television and radio stations, news agencies in Russia and abroad have been educated at the Faculty of Journalism since that time. More than 600 foreign students from Europe, Asia, Africa and America have graduated from the Faculty of Journalism. More than 300 graduates from the ClS and other foreign
The School of Government and Public Policy at the University of Strathclyde in Strathclyde, Scotland, is one of the leading political science departments in the United Kingdom.
The department was formed in 1965 as the Department of Politics and has been headed by Allen Potter, John Mackintosh, Richard Rose, Jeremy Richardson, Brian W. Hogwood, Gerry Stoker, Mario Diani, David Judge and James Mitchell. Currently the Head of Department is Professor James Mitchell. In 2010 the department of Government and the European Policies Research centre merged to form the School of Government and Public Policy.
The mission of the Office for Religious Life at Stanford is "to guide, nurture and enhance spiritual, religious and ethical life within the Stanford University community". The staff are collectively committed and devoted to ensuring lively, thoughtful and supportive contexts for Stanford students, faculty and staff who wish to pursue spiritual interests. The organization recognizes that a spiritual/religious journey can be an important, balancing complement to the numerous challenges one faces in the pursuit of academic and career goals.
The Princeton University Department of Psychology, located in Green Hall, is an academic department of Princeton University on the corner of Washington St. and William St. in Princeton, New Jersey. For over a century, the department has been one of the most notable psychology departments in the country. It has been home to psychologists who have made well-known scientific discoveries in the fields of psychology and neuroscience (e.g., adult neurogenesis in primate brains, cognitive miser, bystander non-intervention, face-selective neurons in primate brains, feature integration theory, mental models theory, prospect theory).
The department's undergraduate and graduate programs are highly ranked and the department has developed a well-respected neuroscience program. The department has over forty faculty members, over forty graduate students, and over one hundred undergraduate students. The faculty have received numerous awards, which include a Nobel Prize, six Distinguished Contributions awards from the American Psychological Association, and three William James Fellow awards from the Association for Psychological Science (APS). Additionally, two faculty members have previously
The Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin has more than 7,800 students enrolled in nine undergraduate degrees and thirteen graduate programs. The college is ranked fifth in the world according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities and eighth nationally by U.S. News & World Report, while all graduate programs are ranked in the top twenty nationally. With annual research expenditures of over $150 million and the fourth largest number of faculty in the National Academy of Engineering, the Cockrell School of Engineering is highly respected worldwide.
Previously known as the College of Engineering, on July 11, 2007, the University of Texas at Austin renamed the College after 1936 graduate Ernest Cockrell Jr., whose family has over the past 30 years helped to build a $140 million endowment for the College.
College of Engineering undergraduate departments. Rankings, in parentheses, taken from the 2010 edition of U.S. News & World Report unless otherwise specified.
*from 2011 edition of U.S. News & World Report
The Ramshorn is one of the most prominent symbols associated with the College of Engineering. Its origins as such can be traced
The University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee School of Education is an academic division of the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. It offers five undergraduate major, five master's, and 12 doctoral programs. It also offers the only four-year interpreter training degree in Wisconsin.
The school was ranked 86th nationally by U.S. News & World Report in 2011.
The School of Education’s history is intertwined with the history of UWM. The school’s predecessor, Milwaukee Normal School, opened in 1885 to train teachers in downtown Milwaukee at 18th Street and Wells Avenue. In 1909, the Normal School moved to its new location, the Milwaukee Normal School Building (today’s Mitchell Hall on the UWM campus). The Normal School became Milwaukee State Teachers College, offering four-year degrees. In 1951, Milwaukee State Teachers College became Wisconsin State College (WSC), Milwaukee, with liberal arts degrees. WSC merged with UW Milwaukee Extension to form UWM.
The Graduate School of Informatics at Kyoto University was founded in 1998, incorporating four former departments of the Graduate School of Engineering: Electronic and Communication, Applied Mathematics and Physics, Information Science, and Applied Systems Science. It includes faculty from diverse disciplines, including human studies, letters, economics, medicine, agriculture and mathematics.
Kyoto University adopts the Edinburgh definition of Informatics as the study of information in natural and artificial systems.
The Stanford Center for Sustainable Development and Global Competitiveness (CSDGC) at Stanford University engages in research and educational programs that integrate business development strategies with leadership practices that will ensure enterprise growth and success within a healthy and sustainable natural environment.
The Center for Brand and Product Management is the nation’s first university-based center focused exclusively on training MBAs in brand and product management. It was established to fill a gap; no one was training business students to be top-notch brand managers. Brand management is the one “specialty” that requires a breadth of business skills. The Center for Brand and Product Management’s unique environment – and uniquely effective blend of curriculum and applied learning – builds those skills.
The Faculty of Natural Sciences (FNS) (in Slovak, Prírodovedecká Fakulta (PriF UK)) is a faculty of the Comenius University in Bratislava.
Efforts to establish the Faculty of Natural Sciences in Slovakia during the interwar period were not successful. After split of the Czechoslovakia into the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia and the Slovak Republic and disposal of Czech higher education, Slovak students had no more science colleges available. The Natural Sciences Faculty of Slovak University (former name of Comenius University in Bratislava) was founded in 1940 and education in the first semester started in autumn 1940/1941. Faculty become independent from the Faculty philosophy of the then Slovak University, where some science subjects were previously taught. The first Dean was the František Valentin. From the beginning it consisted of Botanical and Geographical institute, the institute also Zoology and Comparative Anatomy. Several subjects as mathematics, physics and chemistry, were taught in the lecture hall of Slovak technical collage. In the 1941 Geological Institute was added. A year later Mineralogical and Petrographic Institute was established. Both working in makeshift
Founded in 1843, the School of Art and Design at Nottingham Trent University is one of the oldest in the United Kingdom and currently has more than 2,500 students.
The government Select Committee on Art and Manufactures produced a report in 1836 highlighting concerns about the standard of design in industry. Higher standards abroad forced manufacturers to buy or copy foreign designs. The Board of Trade established schools of design:
The original school at the People's Hall in Beck Lane (now Heathcote Street), moved to Plumptre House in Stoney Street in 1852 and to Commerce Square, off High Pavement in 1858. In 1863, a site was purchased in Waverley Street for the building of a new school.
The school was opened by Henry Pelham-Clinton, 6th Duke of Newcastle on 19 June 1865. The architect was Frederick Bakewell. In front of the building is a statue of the artist Richard Parkes Bonnington, produced by Watson Fothergill.
In art and design, the School was ranked in the top three universities overall in the country by the Higher Education Statistics Agency in 2006-2007 for the number of students who successfully gain course-related placements.
NTU was ranked in 2006-2007 as being in the
The Center for the Study of Language and Information (CSLI) is an independent research center at Stanford University. Founded in 1983 by philosophers, computer scientists, linguists, and psychologists from Stanford, SRI International, and Xerox PARC, it strives to study all forms of information and improve how humans and computers acquire and process it.
CSLI was initially funded by a US$15 million grant from the System Development Foundation (SDF) for the Situated Language Project, the name of which reflects the strong influence of the work on situation semantics by philosophers John Perry and Jon Barwise, two of the initial leaders of CSLI. This funding supported operations for the first few years as well as the construction of Cordura Hall. Subsequent funding has come from research grants and from an industrial affiliates program.
CSLI's publications branch, founded and still headed by Dikran Karagueuzian, has grown into an important publisher of work in linguistics and related fields. Researchers associated with CSLI include Ronald Kaplan, the mathematicians Keith Devlin (current Executive Director) and Solomon Feferman, the linguists Ivan Sag and Joan Bresnan, psychologist
The Integrated Circuits Laboratory (ICL) encompasses a broad program of research that extends from basic materials processing—including nano- and bio-technology options—to system-level integration issues. The laboratory consists of 15 faculty members, 8 Research Associates, 100 Ph.D. students and 8 full-time staff members.
Institution:Stanford University School of Medicine
Academics:Stephen J. Smith
The Stanford Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology faculty share a common interest in the molecular mechanisms of cell signaling and behavior. A central goal of physiology in the post-genomic era is to understand how thousands of encoded proteins serve to bring about the highly coordinated behavior of cells and tissues. Research in the department approaches this goal at many levels of organization, ranging from single molecules and individual cells to multicellular systems and the whole organism.
The University of California, Berkeley, School of Optometry (Berkeley Optometry) is an optometry school in the United States. Berkeley Optometry offers a graduate-level, four-year professional program leading to the Doctor of Optometry degree (OD). The School also offers a one-year, ACOE-accredited residency program in clinical optometry specialties (primary care, ocular disease, contact lenses, low vision, binocular vision, and pediatrics). In addition, Berkeley Optometry serves as the home department for the multidisciplinary Vision Science Group at the University of California, Berkeley, whose graduate students earn either MS or PhD degrees.
The curriculum at Berkeley Optometry is designed to provide clinical optometric training as well as instruction in the science of vision. Students are trained to be primary eye and vision care providers, which includes comprehensive eye examinations and the diagnosis, treatment, and management of most eye conditions and diseases. Applicants to Berkeley Optometry must have a Bachelors degree and complete undergraduate general science courses (biology; general, organic, and biochemistry; mathematics, statistics, physics, anatomy, physiology,
The Department of Media (formerly known as the Department of Media and Communication) is part of Coventry School of Art and Design in Coventry University. It is located within the Ellen Terry Building, which is a £7 million refurbished 1930s cinema in the centre of Coventry, UK.
Its courses include undergraduate degrees in Journalism and Media, Media Production, Photography, Advertising and Media and Media and Communications (Formerly Communication, Culture and Media). It has masters level degrees in Applied Communication, Automotive Journalism, Film and Visual Cultures, Global Journalism, Global Media and Communications, Health Journalism, Digital Media and Culture and Media Production .
The department has a long established research culture in the fields of Media and Communication contributing to debates at local, national and international level. This includes major projects funded by JISC, the AHRC, HEFCE as well as a number of industry and charitable partners. The department goes back to 1975, when It was among the first places to launch a degree in Communications studies in the UK.
In 2006 it launched a weekly industry talk series called the Coventry Conversations whose long
The Department of Politics, History and International Relations is a department of Loughborough University located in Leicestershire in the UK.
PHIR evolved from the Department of European Studies, which was established in 1972.
In 2001 in the Research Assessment Exercise PHIR was awarded a grade of 5B and in the same year it scored 23/24 in the External Subject Review.
It wasn't until 2003 that the Department took the decision to invest in the study of Politics and International Relations and began to offer undergraduate degrees in International Relations. It was after this that the Department had a change of name and became the Department of Politics, International Relations and European Studies.
In 2005 the Department greatly expanded in size and added a further three members of staff (one at professor level, one at senior lecturer level and then the final member at the lecturer level). It added a further three lecturers to its number in 2007.
As of 2009 PHIR now offers History as one half of a selection of joint honours degrees. Doctors Marcus Collins and Siobhan Lambert-Hurley are the two new members of staff that have been brought into the department to teach the relevant
Teaching and research in the Mechanics and Computation Group is devoted to the study of a broad range of mechanical phenomena including the behavior of solids, fluids, biological tissue and complex materials under the actions of loads. The ultimate goals of this effort are to discover new scientific knowledge relevant to engineering problems of the future, to enhance technological development in a broad range of industries, to improve health in society and to advance national security and defense.
The Department of Informatics and Telecommunications belongs to the School of Sciences of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. It was officially founded in 1989, however, it started functioning in 1986, further to a decision taken by the Senate, as an "Interdisciplinary Study Programme in the Computer Sciences and Communications" between the Faculties of Physics and Mathematics. Today the Department has 39 faculty members: 11 Professors, 12 Associate Professors, 13 Assistant Professors and 3 Lecturers. In 2000, the Department was renamed from Department of Informatics to Department of Informatics and Telecommunications.
39 full-time faculty members, about 20 permanent employees who belong to the Technical and Administrative personnel, and many research associates are presently employed by the Department. Most of the research associates are PhD candidates and postdoc researchers who are being supported by externally funded research and development (R&D) projects/programmes. More than 1200 undergraduate students, 200 postgraduate students and 100 PhD candidates are enrolled in the Department's programmes.
The undergraduate studies programme of the Department of
The University of Georgia Graduate School is a college within the University of Georgia (UGA) in Athens, Georgia, United States. The UGA Graduate School administers and confers all professional and research master's degrees and doctoral degrees.
Graduate studies began at UGA in the 19th century under the supervision of a graduate studies faculty committee. The first Master of Arts curriculum was put in place in 1868 during the administration of Chancellor Andrew A. Lipscomb, and the first graduate degrees were awarded in 1871 (with future UGA Chancellor Walter Barnard Hill being one of that first group of master's degree graduates).
In 1872, graduate degree programs in Civil Engineering and Civil and Mining Engineering were also added. The Master of Agriculture was authorized in 1875, and the Master of Science followed in 1890. The first official mention of "the graduate schools" appeared in the University's 1901 spring catalog.
In 1910, the Board of Regents and Chancellor David Barrow formally established the Graduate School and appointed Dr. Willis Henry Bocock as its Dean.
The Master of Science in Agriculture was also authorized in that inaugural year, followed by the Master of
The University of Waikato Faculty of Law was founded in 1990 and is one of seven faculties that make up the University of Waikato. The Faculty is located in the on the south east side of the Hillcrest Campus in Hamilton, which is accessible from Hillcrest Road. The Law Faculty is also located in Tauranga at the Tauranga University of Waikato campus.
The Law Faculty adopted the principles of professionalism, biculturalism and the study of law in context. One of the key founders of the Waikato Faculty of Law was the 27th Speaker of the House Margaret Wilson who returned to this faculty as a professor in January 2009. Margaret helped create the Law Faculty from just a dream to reality.
The Faculty of Law annually takes in up to 400 full and part time students into its LLB course, however in 2010 this number was deliberately decreased.
The Faculty of Law focuses on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) as opposed to a more adversarial approach. As well as offering graduates their Bachelor of Laws (LLB), if students elect to take Commercial Transactions as well as Mediation: Laws, Principles and Practice, they may also apply for Associate status with the Arbitrators and Mediators
The Faculty of Arts is the oldest faculty at the University of Melbourne. It began teaching the Bachelor of Arts in 1855 when students were first welcomed into the university.
In 2008, during the Australian tertiary sector's end of year offer period, the Bachelor of Arts attracted more first preferences from students than any other degree in the country.
The Faculty will be launching a graduate school and new programs in 2009.
The Faculty has six schools: Asia Institute; School of Culture & Communication; School of Historical Studies; School of Languages and Linguistics; School of Philosophy, Anthropology and Social Inquiry; and School of Social and Political Sciences.
The Faculty of Science in the National University of Singapore, can be traced back to 1929 when Raffles College started classes in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics in Science education at the tertiary level. In 1949, Raffles College combined with King Edward VII Medical College in the establishment of University of Malaya, and two departments in the Biological Sciences, the department of Botany and the department of Zoology, were added in the Faculty of Science. Since then, the University has undergone several phases of expansion.
To date as on 2009, the faculty comprises six main departments. These are: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Pharmacy and Statistics and Applied probability. On top of these six departments, there are also key programmes and key affiliated research centres such as: Food Science & Technology Programme, Computational Biology Programme, Quantitative Finance Programme, Special Programme in Science, Institute for Mathematical Sciences and Centre for Computational Science & Engineering.
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The History of Consciousness program is an interdisciplinary graduate program in the humanities with links to the sciences, social sciences, and arts at the University of California at Santa Cruz.
The program was started in the first year of the Santa Cruz campus in a rather informal manner. A small group of faculty members, including the American historian Page Smith, philosopher Maurice Natanson, culture theorist Harry Berger, Jr., and psychology professor Bert Kaplan, approached the University of California system-wide Graduate Council with a proposal for a new type of graduate program for the new campus. According to the founding Chancellor of the campus, Dean McHenry, they did not consult with him and the program was approved without his input.
For over a decade, there were no direct faculty appointments to the program and all faculty teaching in the program was done by members of established Boards of Studies (at the time, the UC Santa Cruz equivalent of departments). This led to problems in budgeting and program continuity, and coupled with the innovative interdisciplinary nature of the program, it also presented challenges in placing History of Consciousness graduates in
The Physics Department at Stanford University is one of great distinction and has a rich history of innovation. The Stanford graduate school is characterized by a highly flexible approach to graduate education. The department also has extensive research and affiliations.
Institution:Stanford University School of Medicine
Academics:Daniel Mark Spielman
The Department of Radiology at the Stanford University School of Medicine is advancing early disease detection and personalized medicine using anatomical, functional, and molecular imaging. The high NIH funding rankings reflect its research success, and it is the only U.S. radiology department with four major NIH Centers. The radiologists are national experts who have specialty training in areas such as breast imaging & intervention, CT, MRI, PET/CT, ultrasound, and interventional radiology.
Stanford Radiology offers an innovative curriculum for medical students; medical imaging programs at the graduate level; visiting fellowships in all subspecialties; and NIH-funded postdoctoral fellowships.
The Stanford University Office of the Vice Provost and Dean of Research oversees the program scope, direction, and resources for the multi-disciplinary laboratories, centers, and institutes which report to the Dean because their faculty's research programs cross school lines. In this capacity, the Dean and staff approve the organizational and oversight structures of the laboratories, centers, and institutes, their operating budgets, gift opportunity requests and sponsored project proposals, facility improvements, and personnel actions.
The University of Cambridge Computing Service provides computing facilities across the University of Cambridge. It is located primarily on the New Museums Site, Free School Lane, in the centre of Cambridge, England.
The Computing Service shares a common ancestry with the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory. Founded on 14 May 1937 to provide a computing service for general use, and to be a centre for the development of computational techniques in the University as the Mathematical Laboratory (under the leadership of John Lennard-Jones), it was not until 2001 that the provision of computing services across the University and Colleges was fully separated from computing research and teaching.
The Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research was founded in 1945. It is part of the Department of Psychiatry of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, and offers psychoanalytic training to psychiatrists, psychologists and other mental health professionals, while offering low-cost psychoanalytic psychotherapy to people in New York. Its training programs include adult psychoanalysis, child and adolescent psychoanalysis, and infant, child and adolescent psychoanalytic psychotherapy.
Faculty members include psychiatrists and psychologists who specialize in American object relations theory, ego psychology, self psychology, Kleinian theory, attachment theory and neuropsychoanalysis. Several current or former members of its faculty are well known within psychoanalysis and psychiatry, including Fredric Busch, Susan Coates, Arnold Cooper, Norman Doidge, Robert Glick, Richard Isay, Otto Kernberg, Roger MacKinnon, Robert Michels, Robert Pollack, Sandor Rado, Roy Schafer, Daniel Schechter, Theodore Shapiro, Robert Spitzer, and Daniel Stern.
The center's trainees are mostly psychiatrists. The curriculum averages 5-7 years and generally begins after the candidate has
Bellevue Hospital Center, most often referred to as "Bellevue", was founded on March 31, 1736 and is the oldest public hospital in the United States. Located on First Avenue in the Kips Bay neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City, Bellevue is famous from many literary, film and television references, and as the training ground for many of America's leaders in medicine. Affiliated with the New York University School of Medicine since 1968, Bellevue has been the site of many milestones in the history of medicine, from the establishment of the first ambulance service and first maternity ward, to Nobel Prize-winning cardiac catheterization laboratory.
Bellevue is exceptionally well known for its psychiatric facilities and its emergency department, being named New York's #1 hospital in Emergency Care by New York Magazine. It has opened a new ambulatory care building dedicated to serving over 300,000 outpatients a year as well as burn units for pediatric (children) and adult burn patients. The hospital serves as a primary referral center for cardiac catheterization, catheter-based treatment of heart rhythm disorders, cardiovascular surgery, neurosurgery, physical rehabilitation and
The Department of Physics at Durham University in Durham, England, is a large Physics and Astronomy Department involved in both undergraduate teaching and scientific research. In the most recent subject review report by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) for Higher Education, the Department achieved maximum marks (24/24) and in the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise the Department retained a Grade 5A rating. In addition, the Department's research into Space Science and Astrophysics was rated as number one in Europe and fourth in the world by Thomson Reuters from its Essential Science Indicators (1998–2008).
The Department is situated on the University's Science Site, on the south side of the city of Durham, 2 miles from Junction 62 of the A1(M) and approx 5 minutes drive from Durham Station. Students are members of one of the 14 colleges in the city.
Each year the Department admits around 140 students for degrees in Physics, Physics & Astronomy and Theoretical Physics. The current standard conditional offer given to a student taking A-Level examinations is A*AA, to include Physics and Mathematics.
Admissions are processed through UCAS. In addition, an applicant must be accepted by
The Faculty of Economics of the University of Navarra was founded in 1987 and forms part of the campus of University of Navarra in Pamplona, Spain.
In the last number of years, the faculty has based its academic focus on four essential principles with concern for the development of university life: An international focus, faculty excellence, quality of academic formation, and the importance of professional opportunities upon graduation. The Faculty offers undergraduate and post-graduate courses, as part of the academic offer the bilingual (Spanish and English) degree program in Business Management merits special recognition.
The Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge comprises the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics (DPMMS) and the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP). It is housed in the Centre for Mathematical Sciences site in West Cambridge, alongside the Isaac Newton Institute. Many distinguished mathematicians have been members of the faculty.
The Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics (DPMMS) was created in 1964 under the headship of Sir William Hodge. It was housed in a converted warehouse at 16 Mill Lane, adjacent to its sister department DAMTP, until its move around 2000 to the present Centre for Mathematical Sciences where it occupies Pavilions C, D, and E.
The Statistical Laboratory is a Sub-Department of DPMMS. It was created in 1947 with accommodation in a "temporary hut", and was established on 21 March 1953 within the Faculty of Mathematics. It moved in 1958 to the basement of the new Chemistry Department in Lensfield Road, and then formed part of the new Department (DPMMS) in Mill Lane on its creation in 1964. It occupies Pavilion D of the Centre for Mathematical Sciences.
The Department of Applied
It was established under the law of 1961 which allowed Al-Azhar faculties to increase in number and include practical and technical faculties.
The foundation stone was laid in 1963 and the faculty first received students in 1964.
The Faculty of Arts is a constituent body of Macquarie University. The Faculty offers undergraduate and postgraduate coursework and research degree programs and is home to a number of internationally recognised research centres. In 2008, the faculty was ranked as 64th among the world's university arts and humanities departments. The Faculty encompasses one school, nine departments and fourteen centres:
Departments and Schools
Geological Engineering Department of Selcuk University, Selcuk University Faculty of Engineering and Architecture what is an optional section. Geological Engineering Department is located on the Afyon way to 20th km in Alaeddin Keykubat Campus. Tram and bus transportation between campus and city center are provided with. Geological Engineering Department authorized staff and more than 34 years of knowledge has grown continue to add new ones to 1500 engineers.
First, the Selcuk University Faculty of Science Department Earth Science has started education at the 1976-1977 school year. In 1982 with the name of Geological Engineering have been connected to the Engineering and Architecture Department.
Institution:Stanford University School of Engineering
Academics:Teresa H. Meng
The mission of the Stanford Department of Electrical Engineering is to offer an EE undergraduate program that augments the liberal education expected of all Stanford undergraduates and imparts a basic understanding of electrical engineering built on a foundation of physical science, mathematics, computing, and technology.
Graduates of the undergraduate program are expected to possess knowledge of the fundamentals of electrical engineering and of at least one specialty area. The graduates are expected to have the basic experimental, design, and communication skills to be prepared for continued study at the graduate level or for entry level positions that require a basic knowledge of electrical engineering, science, and technology.
Institution:Stanford University School of Medicine
The Biosciences programs at Stanford provide an outstanding opportunity for education and research with more than 340 faculty members as well as with other outstanding graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and undergraduates. The opportunity to affiliate with any Biosciences faculty member for dissertation research is uniquely balanced by the Home Program concept, in which each student joins a group of faculty and students in one of the 13 Biosciences programs in the Schools of Medicine and Humanities & Sciences (H&S).
Institution:Stanford University School of Earth Sciences
Academics:Jonathan F. Stebbins
The Stanford University Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences (GES) is closely tied to the other three departments and the interdisciplinary programs within the School of Earth Sciences. In GES, fields of research and education encompass the entire planet from its deep interior to the surface, throughout the long span of geological time up to the human timescale. The scale of view ranges from global to atomic. Physical, chemical, and biological processes as well as the unique history of the Earth are within our broad scope.
The Faculty of Economics of the National Autonomous University of Mexico has its predecessor in the then named National School of Economics
The National School of Economics was founded on February 10, 1929, when an economics section was established in the old National School of jurisprudence of the not yet Autonomous National University of Mexico. Since its beginning and up to 1934 it operated from the National School of Jurisprudence building. In 1935, when it became the National School of Economics moved to the annex building of the Jurisprudence school at México City’s downtown.
Eventually, the National School of Economics began to occupy several buildings of the downtown area, the one it occupied the longest (from march 1938 to June 1954) was located at 92 Tacuba Street. In 1954 the National School of Economics finally moved to Ciudad Universitaria. In 1976 as an agreement of the University council, The National School of Economics transformed to a Faculty.
Faculty of Information Technology (FIT) is the public institution belonging to the University "Džemal Bijedić" of Mostar, located in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Program and curriculum are based on Bologna declaration. FIT offers four-year degrees in the field of Information Technology, and is preparing to completely switch to Bologna system, as soon as Bosnia and Herzegovina adopts the new law for higher education.
Founded in 1997 by Safet Krkic and Ismet Maksumic. By April 2008, 2254 students has enrolled this faculty and 211th students graduated. FIT provides in-class as well distance learning studies. Distance learning students represent the majority of the student body, whose number is constantly increasing. FIT is the public but a self-financing institution which covers its costs from students fees.
Beginning 2002, FIT offers graduate studies.
The Faculty of Technology, Engineering and the Environment (officially abbreviated as TEE) is the technology department of Birmingham City University located in the current City Centre Campus in the eastern half of the Millennium Point complex. Spanning five stories of the £114 million complex in the developing Eastside district, the centre offers a variety of courses in undergraduate and postgraduate education.
From September 2000, it was known as the Technology Innovation Centre, but during 2008, the faculty began the process of rebranding and was temporarily known as Technology Innovation and Development until Autumn 2009 when TIC was officially renamed to the Faculty of Technology, Engineering and the Environment. The faculty now includes the Department of Computing; and the School of Property, Construction and Planning, forming four schools including School of Computing, Telecommunications and Networks (CTN); School of Digital Media Technology; School of Engineering, Design and Manufacturing Systems (EDMS); and School of Property, Construction and Planning. The rebranding is intended to coincide with the development of a new campus in the city's Eastside regeneration
Mechanical Engineering Department of Amirkabir University of Technology with more than fifty years leadership in Mechanical Engineering was founded in 1957 which has trained many distinguished scientists in Iran and all over the world. Mechanical engineering was one of the first academic programs established at Amirkabir University of Technology. The M.Sc program was established later in 1971. This Department was one of the first in the country to inaugurate Ph.D. programs in mechanical engineering. Today the department is truly a national and international department with over 40 academic staff and 800 students who are studying in undergraduate and graduate levels. Teaching is by means of lectures, laboratory classes and tutorials. The studies familiarize with the fundamentals of mathematics, physics and chemistry. Basic sciences are also taught and practical experience is gained in the workshops and laboratories. Therefore, the high quality graduates with fundamental knowledge and practical skill are expected to involve in different industrial activities and team works. The department has contracts with the governmental sectors and individual industries to serve projects. The
MSU Faculty of Medicine or FBM/FFM MSU (Russian: факультет фундаментальной медицины - ФФМ) is a medical faculty in Moscow State University. Founded in 1992 by an order of the Rector of Moscow State University, Professor V.A.Sadovnichy, FBM MSU is one of the most prestigious institution of higher learning in medicine in Russian Federation.
The medical faculty has a large and distinguished faculty to support its missions of education, research, and clinical care. In addition, FBM MSU collaborates on contractual terms with therapy, surgical and preventive treatment institutes of Ministry of Health and Academy of Medical Sciences, city hospitals and maternity houses. Many departments of FBM MSU function on the basis of research centres and institutes namely RAMS Research Centre of Surgery; RAMS Oncology Research Centre, Cardiology Research Centre; P.A. Priorov Research Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics; RAMS Research Institute of Eye Diseases; P.A. Herzen Moscow Institute of Oncology; P.K. Anokhin Institute of Human Physiology; Research Institute of Forensic Medicine; RAMS Research Centre of Endocrinology; Research Institute of Phtysiopulmonology; Research Institute of Medical
The Faculty of Architecture, Urbanism and Arts (Spanish: Facultad de Arquitectura, Urbanismo y Artes) is one of the eleven constituent faculties of the National University of Engineering (Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería) located in Lima, Peru. It was founded in 1910 as the Special Section of Builders Architects (Sección Especial de Arquitectos Constructores) making it the first school of architecture to be established in Peru. The faculty is traditionally known as one of the leading schools of architecture in Peru because it paved the way of architecture in the country.
Before the foundation of the school, architecture was taught as a specialized course for scientists at the National University of San Marcos since 1868 and for civil engineers after the foundation in 1876 of the School of Engineers (Escuela de Ingenieros). The faculty was established by president Augusto B. Leguía on April 30, 1910 under the direction of Polish architect Ricardo de Jaxa Malachowski. During its early years, the curriculum was dominated by the courses on construction and sciences, however, as time passed, the influence of the teaching methodology of the Beaux-Arts increased. In 1946, as a result of
The Faculty of Mathematics, Computer science, and Natural sciences is one of nine faculties at the RWTH Aachen University. It comprises five sections for mathematics, computer science, physics, chemistry and biology. The Faculty was found in 1880 and produced several notable individuals like Arnold Sommerfeld and Nobel laureates Philipp Lenard, Wilhelm Wien, Johannes Stark or Karl Ziegler. Peter Debye studied Physics at the RWTH Aachen and won the Nobel Prize in 1936. Furthermore Helmut Zahn and his team of the Institute for textile chemistry were the first who synthesised Insulin.
The faculty cooperates with Forschungszentrum Jülich and the 4 Fraunhofer Institutes in Aachen. Several projects are assisted by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft and the European Union. Approximately 6,100 students are enrolled in the faculty.
The following Degrees are awarded in mathematics, computer science, Media Informatics, Software system engineering, physics, chemistry and biology:
The School of Facility Management Groningen belongs to the Hanze University Groningen in Groningen, Netherlands and offers a BBA degree programme in International Facility Management.
School of Facility Management is international: students come from the European Union countries, Middle East, Middle America and the Far East and can follow careers both in the Netherlands and abroad. The language used is English.
The degree in International Bachelor of Business Administration prepares students for executive positions such as: Head of Facility Organisation, Head of Safety and Security, Purchase Manager, New Development Project Manager, Catering Manager, Regional manager of Cleaning Services, Events Project Manager, Relocation Coordinator and others.
Students will graduate with a BBA in either Corporate or Commercial Facility Management.
The first year is an introduction to (international) Facility management. Students will gain insight into policy making as well as developing a sustainable and innovative (office) work environment. Furthermore, students will have the possibility to learn how Facility managers evaluate the effectiveness, efficiency and service level of the Facility
The Stanford Center for Integrated Facility Engineering (CIFE) mission is to be the world's premier academic research center for Virtual Design and Construction of Architecture - Engineering - Construction (AEC) industry projects.
Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) is the use of multi-disciplinary performance models of design-construction projects, including the Product (i.e., facilities), Work Processes and Organization of the design - construction - operation team in order to support business objectives.
The Stanford Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine website. Our goals are to provide excellent clinical care, educate the next generation of academic Infectious Disease specialists, and make seminal research discoveries as they relate to the broad and dynamic field of infectious diseases. We have a long tradition of excellence in research in infectious diseases in both laboratory based and clinical/translational research.
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The Stanford Management Science and Engineering Department provides education and research opportunities associated with the development of knowledge, tools, and methods required to make decisions and to shape policies, to configure organizational structures, to design engineering systems, and to solve problems associated with the information-intensive technology based economy.
The Department was formed in 2000 from three small independent departments (Engineering Economic Systems, Operations Research, and Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management).
Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources (SULAIR) develops and implements resources and services within the University libraries and academic technology units that support research and instruction.
The School of Physical Sciences is an academic unit of the University of California, Irvine (UCI) that conducts academic research and teaching in the field of physical sciences. The school enrolls 1,400 undergraduate and graduate students and is among one of the top schools in the nation in the amount of degrees it confers in the area of physical sciences. In 1995 the school gained international prominence when Frank Sherwood Rowland, a professor in chemistry and Frederick Reines, a professor in physics won the Nobel Prize in their respective fields. It was the first time two people won the prize in the same year in two different fields at the same public university.
All four departments confer Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees.
The University of Oklahoma College of Engineering in the engineering unit of the University of Oklahoma in Norman. It has an enrollment of 2,086 undergraduates and 2,193 graduate students,. In 2009, 257 bachelor’s degrees, 92 master’s degrees and 29 doctoral degrees were conferred.
The college was founded in 1909, but engineering work started five years before that under the School of Applied Science. By 1908 formal programs had been established in electrical, civil and mechanical engineering under the direction of the school's first dean, James Felgar, who would lead the soon to be created college for 28 years. The college's first spike in enrollment came in the 1930s, when demand for natural gas and oil led to the creation of programs in geological engineering and petroleum engineering. Until the 1970s, engineering students could be identified by the slide rules which were carried in a leather case on their belts.
The college's main office are currently located in Carson Engineering Center, with many civil and industrial engineering classes being held in that building. Historic Felgar Hall houses mechanical and aerospace engineering, while the first three floors of the Sarkeys
The Wake Forest University School of Law is one of the professional graduate schools of Wake Forest University. Located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Wake Forest University School of Law is a private American Bar Association (ABA) accredited law school and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS). The school was established in 1894. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks the school among the Top Tier Law Schools in the nation. The current dean is Blake Morant.
Wake Forest University School of Law has a faculty of 52 Resident Faculty Members and 40 Extended Faculty Members.
The school is known for emphasizing small classes, usually limiting the first year class size to about 150 students. The incoming Class of 2012 had a 25/75% GPA range of 3.26 to 3.71 and LSAT range of 160 to 164.
The school offers the Juris Doctor, LLM, and S.J.D. degrees, as well as four joint degrees (JD/MBA, JD/MA in Religion, JD/Master of Divinity, and JD/MA in Bioethics).
The school has three student-run law journals. The school's flagship journal is the Wake Forest Law Review. The school also publishes two specialized journals, the Wake Forest Journal of Law & Policy and the