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UCLA
The University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles
(UCLA) is a public research university in the Westwood district of Los Angeles, United States
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US News & World Report
U.S. News & World Report is an American media company that publishes news, opinion, consumer advice, rankings, and analysis. Founded as a newsweekly magazine in 1933, U.S. News transitioned to primarily web-based publishing in 2010. U.S. News is best known today for its influential Best Colleges and Best Hospitals rankings, but it has expanded its content and product offerings in education, health, money, careers, travel, and cars. The rankings are popular in North America
America
but have drawn widespread criticism from colleges, administrations, and students for their dubious, disparate, and arbitrary nature. The ranking system by U.S
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Provost (education)
A provost is the senior academic administrator at many institutions of higher education in the United States
United States
and Canada, the equivalent of a pro-vice-chancellor at some institutions in the United Kingdom and Ireland, or a Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at most Australian universities. Additionally, the heads of certain colleges in the UK and Ireland are called provosts; it is, in this sense, the equivalent of a master (or various other titles for the head of the college) at other colleges.Contents1 Duties, role, titles, and selection 2 Other titles and uses 3 History 4 See also 5 Referen
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Times Higher Education World University Rankings
Times Higher Education
Times Higher Education
World University Rankings is an annual publication of university rankings by Times Higher Education
Times Higher Education
(THE) magazine
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American Academy Of Arts And Sciences
Coordinates: 42°22′51″N 71°06′37″W / 42.380755°N 71.110256°W / 42.380755; -71.110256American Academy of Arts and Sciences American Academy of Arts and Sciences
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
logoMotto To cultivate every art and science which may tend to advance the interest, honour, dignity, and happiness of a free, independent, and virtuous people.Formation May 4, 1780 (1780-05-04)Type Honorary society and center for policy researchPurpose Honoring excellence and providing service to the nation and the worldHeadquarters Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.Membership4,900 fellows and 600 foreign honorary membersWebsite www.amacad.orgThe House of the Academy, Cambridge, MassachusettsThe American Academy of Arts and Sciences
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
is one of the oldest learned societies in the United States of America
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Institute Of Medicine
Coordinates: 38°53′48″N 77°01′10″W / 38.8968°N 77.0194°W / 38.8968; -77.0194National Academy of MedicineFormation 1970; 48 years ago (1970) (as Institute of Medicine)Type NGOpresidentVictor DzauWebsite nam.eduThe National Academy of Medicine
National Academy of Medicine
(NAM), formerly called the Institute of Medicine (IoM), is an American nonprofit, non-governmental organization
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National Academy Of Engineering
The National Academy of Engineering
Engineering
(NAE) is an American nonprofit, non-governmental organization. The National Academy of Engineering
Engineering
is part of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, along with the National Academy of Sciences
National Academy of Sciences
(NAS), the National Academy of Medicine, and the National Research Council. The NAE operates engineering programs aimed at meeting national needs, encourages education and research, and recognizes the superior achievements of engineers. New members are annually elected by current members, based on their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research
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United States National Academy Of Sciences
The National Academy of Sciences
National Academy of Sciences
(NAS) is a United States
United States
nonprofit, non-governmental organization. NAS is part of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, along with the National Academy of Engineering
Engineering
(NAE) and the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). As a national academy, new members of the organization are elected annually by current members, based on their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Election to the National Academies is one of the highest honors in the scientific field. Members serve pro bono as "advisers to the nation" on science, engineering, and medicine
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List Of Fields Medal Winners By University Affiliation
The following list comprehensively shows Fields Medal
Fields Medal
winners by university affiliations since 1936 (total 56 winners). This list considers Fields Medalists as equal individuals, regardless of the number of winners who received the medal each time at any International Congress of Mathematicians
International Congress of Mathematicians
(ICM).[1][2] It does not include affiliations with research institutes such as IAS and MSRI in USA, as well as IHES and CNRS
CNRS
in France. Universities are listed in descending order according to the number of affiliates. The university affiliations in this list are all official academic affiliations such as official employment and degree programs, and non-academic positions (e.g., advisory committee, administrative staff, etc) are generally excluded
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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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Athletic Nickname
The athletic nickname, or equivalently athletic moniker, of a university or college within the United States
United States
is the name officially adopted by that institution for at least the members of its athletic teams. Typically as a matter of engendering school spirit, the institution either officially or unofficially uses this moniker of the institution's athletic teams also as a nickname to refer to people associated with the institution, especially its current students, but also often its alumni, its faculty, and its administration as well. This practice at the university and college tertiary higher-education level has proven so popular that it extended to the high school secondary-education level in the United States
United States
and in recent years even to the primary-education level as well
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Fiat Lux
"Let there be light" is an English translation of the Hebrew יְהִי אוֹר‬ (yehi 'or) found in Genesis 1:3 of the Torah, the first part of the Hebrew Bible. In Old Testament
Old Testament
translations of the phrase, translations include the Greek phrase γενηθήτω φῶς (genēthētō phōs) and the Latin
Latin
phrase fiat lux.Contents1 Genesis 1 2 Origin and etymology 3 Use by educational institutions 4 In literature 5 References 6 External linksGenesis 1[edit] The phrase comes from the third verse of the Book of Genesis. In the King James Bible, it reads, in context:1In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. 2And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep
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Urban Area
An urban area is a human settlement with high population density and infrastructure of built environment. Urban areas are created through urbanization and are categorized by urban morphology as cities, towns, conurbations or suburbs. In urbanism, the term contrasts to rural areas such as villages and hamlets and in urban sociology or urban anthropology it contrasts with natural environment
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Geographic Coordinate System
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols.[n 1] The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position, and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position
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Postgraduate Education
Postgraduate
Postgraduate
education, or graduate education in North America, involves learning and studying for academic or professional degrees, academic or professional certificates, academic or professional diplomas, or other qualifications for which a first or bachelor's degree generally is required, and it is normally considered to be part of higher education. In North America, this level is generally referred to as graduate school (or sometimes colloquially as grad school). The organization and structure of postgraduate education varies in different countries, as well as in different institutions within countries
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Undergraduate Education
Undergraduate education is the post-secondary education previous to the postgraduate education. It includes all the academic programs up to the level of a bachelor's degree. For example, in the United States, an entry level university student is known as an undergraduate, while students of higher degrees are known as graduates
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