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McMaster University
McMaster University
McMaster University
(commonly referred to as McMaster or Mac) is a public research university in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The main campus is on 121 hectares (300 acres) of land near the residential neighbourhoods of Ainslie Wood and Westdale, adjacent to the Royal Botanical Gardens.[5] It operates six academic faculties: the DeGroote School of Business, Engineering, Health Sciences, Humanities, Social Science, and Science. It is a member of the U15, a group of research-intensive universities in Canada.[6][7] The university bears the name of William McMaster, a prominent Canadian Senator and banker who bequeathed C$900,000 to its founding.[8] It was incorporated under the terms of an act of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario
Ontario
in 1887, merging the Toronto
Toronto
Baptist College with Woodstock College
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Latin Language
Latin
Latin
(Latin: lingua latīna, IPA: [ˈlɪŋɡʷa laˈtiːna]) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages. The Latin alphabet
Latin alphabet
is derived from the Etruscan and Greek alphabets and ultimately from the Phoenician alphabet. Latin
Latin
was originally spoken in the area around Rome, known as Latium.[4] Through the power of the Roman Republic, it became the dominant language in Italy, and subsequently throughout the western Roman Empire. Vulgar Latin
Vulgar Latin
developed into the Romance languages, such as Italian, French, Portuguese, Romanian, and Spanish. Latin, Greek and French have contributed many words to the English language
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Gray (color)
Grey
Grey
(British English) or gray (American English; see spelling differences) is an intermediate color between black and white. It is a neutral or achromatic color, meaning literally that it is a color "without color."[2] It is the color of a cloud-covered sky, of ash and of lead.[3] The first recorded use of grey as a color name in the English language was in AD 700.[4] Grey
Grey
is the dominant spelling in European and Commonwealth English, although gray remained in common usage in the UK until the second half of the 20th century.[5] Gray has been the preferred American spelling since approximately 1825,[6] although grey is an accepted variant.[7][8] In Europe and the United States, surveys show that grey is the color most commonly associated with neutrality, conformity, boredom, uncertainty, old age, indifference, and modesty
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Gates Cambridge Scholarship
The Gates Cambridge Scholarships were established by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation with a $210 million endowment to enable outstanding graduate students from all around the world to study at the University of Cambridge. The awardees are given full funding for postgraduate study at the University of Cambridge
University of Cambridge
for the duration of the degrees. The award includes all tuition costs and a maintenance allowance, currently £13,300, and a return economy airfare. Scholars are also able to access travel funds for conferences, have exclusive use of recreational and social facilities, and participate in an annual retreat to the Lake District
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Rhodes Scholarship
The Rhodes Scholarship, named after the Anglo-South African mining magnate and politician Cecil John Rhodes, is an international postgraduate award for students to study at the University of Oxford.[1] It is widely considered to be one of the world's most prestigious scholarships.[2] Established in 1902, it was the first large-scale programme of international scholarships,[3] inspiring the creation of a great many other awards across the globe (such as the Fulbright
Fulbright
program, Marshall Scholarship, and the Gates Cambridge Scholarship). As elaborated on in his will, Cecil Rhodes' go
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Toronto
Toronto
Toronto
(/təˈrɒntoʊ/ ( listen) tə-RON-toh, locally  [təˈɹɑnoʊ] (help·info)), officially the City of Toronto, is the capital of the Canadian province of Ontario. It is located within the Golden Horseshoe
Golden Horseshoe
in Southern Ontario
Ontario
on the northern shore of Lake Ontario. With 2,731,571 residents in 2016, it is the largest city in Canada
Canada
and fourth-largest city in North America by population
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Legislative Assembly Of Ontario
Government (56)  Liberal (56)Opposition (28)  PC (28)Other parties (20)  NDP (18)  Trillium (1)  Independent (1)  Vacant (3)ElectionsLast electionJune 12, 2014Next electionJune 7, 2018 (scheduled)Meeting place Ontario
Ontario
Legislative Building, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWebsitewww.ontla.on.caLegislative Assembly of OntarioThe
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Senate Of Canada
The Senate of Canada
Canada
(French: Sénat du Canada) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, along with the House of Commons and the Monarch (represented by the Governor General). The Senate is modelled after the British House of Lords
House of Lords
and consists of 105 members appointed by the Governor General on the advice of the Prime Minister.[1] Seats are assigned on a regional basis: four regions—defined as Ontario, Quebec, the Maritime provinces, and the Western provinces—each receive 24 seats, with the remaining portions of the country— Newfoundland and Labrador
Newfoundland and Labrador
and the three northern territories—assigned the remaining nine seats apart from these regional divisions. Senators may serve until they reach the age of 75. The Senate is the upper house of Parliament and the House of Commons is the lower house
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Faculty (division)
A faculty is a division within a university or college comprising one subject area, or a number of related subject areas.[1] In American usage such divisions are generally referred to as colleges (e.g., "college of arts and sciences") or schools (e.g., "school of business"), but may also mix terminology (e.g., Harvard University
University
has a "faculty of arts and sciences" but a "law school").Contents1 Overview 2 Faculty of Art2.1 Course of study3 Faculty of Classics 4 Faculty of Commerce 5 Faculty of Economics 6 Faculty of Education6.1 Other faculties7 Faculty of Engineering 8 Facult
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Research University
A research university is a university that expects all its tenured and tenure-track faculty to continuously engage in research, as opposed to merely requiring it as a condition of an initial appointment or tenure.[1] Such universities can be recognized by their strong focus on innovative research and the prestige of their brand names.[2] On the one hand, research universities strive to recruit faculty who are the most brilliant minds in their disciplines in the world, and their students enjoy the opportunity to learn from such experts.[3] On the other hand, new students are often disappointed to realize their undergraduate courses at research universities are overly academic and fail to provide vocational training with immediate "real world" applications; but many employers value degrees from research universities because they know that such coursework develops fundamental life skills like critical thinking.[4] Higher education institutions which are not research universities (or do no
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International Association Of Universities
The International Association of Universities (IAU) is a membership-led non-governmental organization working in the field of higher education. It comprises more than 650 higher education institutions and organizations in some 130 countries.[1] IAU is an official partner of UNESCO.[2] The IAU secretariat is based in Paris and is located at the headquarters of UNESCO.Contents1 History 2 Governance 3 Members 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] IAU was created under the auspices of UNESCO
UNESCO
on 9 December 1950 during the International Conference of Universities in Nice. Its goal was and remains to encourage cooperation among institutions of higher education worldwide. Governance[edit] The governing bodies of the IAU are the General Assembly and the Administrative Board
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Fields Institute
The Fields Institute
Fields Institute
for Research in Mathematical Sciences, commonly known simply as Fields Institute, is an international centre for scientific research in mathematical sciences at the University of Toronto, in Canada. The institute is named for University of Toronto mathematician John Charles Fields, after whom the Fields Medal
Fields Medal
is also named. It was established in 1992, and was briefly based at the University of Waterloo
University of Waterloo
before relocating to Toronto in 1995. As a centre for mathematical activity, the institute brings together mathematicians from Canada
Canada
and abroad. It also supports the collaboration between professional mathematicians and researchers in other domains, such as statistics, computer science, engineering, physical and biological sciences, medicine, economics and finance, telecommunications and information systems
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Canadian University Press
Canadian University Press
Canadian University Press
is a non-profit co-operative and newswire service owned by more than 50[1] student newspapers at post-secondary schools in Canada. Founded in 1938,[2] CUP is the oldest student newswire service in the world and the oldest national student organization in North America. Many successful Canadian journalists got their starts in CUP and its member papers. CUP began as a syndication services that facilitated transnational story-sharing. This newswire continued as a private function until 2010 when it was turned into a competitive source for campus news in the form of an online public wire at cupwire.ca. CUP's head office is in Toronto. Prior to April 1995, the head office was located in Ottawa
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Greek Language
Greek (Modern Greek: ελληνικά elliniká) is an independent branch of the Indo-European family of languages, native to Greece, Cyprus
Cyprus
and other parts of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea. It has the longest documented history of any living Indo-European language, spanning more than 3000 years of written records.[3] Its writing system has been the
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Association Of Theological Schools In The United States And Canada
Association may refer to: Club (organization) Voluntary associations, groups of individuals who voluntarily enter into an agreement to accomplish a purpose: 501(c) non-profit organization (USA) Alumni association, an association of former students of a college or university Professional association Sports association Trade association, another name of an industry trade groupAssociations in various fields of study:Archaeological association, in archaeology, the relationship between objects found together
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Association Of Commonwealth Universities
The Association of Commonwealth Universities
Association of Commonwealth Universities
(ACU) was established in 1913, and has over 500 member institutions in over 50 countries across the Commonwealth. It is the world’s oldest international network of universities and its mission is to promote and support excellence in higher education for the benefit of individuals and societies throughout the commonwealth and beyond. While it is the oldest university network, it represents the future – it has a combined population of 3 billion, mainly under the age of 30. Commonwealth countries.[2] Drawing on the collective experience and expertise, the ACU seeks to address issues in international higher education through a range of projects, networks, and events
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