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MIT - private University wikipedia
MIT is often cited as among the world's top universities.[10][11][12][13] As of 2014[update], 81 Nobel laureates, 52 National Medal of Science recipients, 45 Rhodes Scholars, 38 MacArthur Fellows, and 2 Fields Medalists have been affiliated with MIT. MIT has a strong entrepreneurial culture and the aggregated revenues of companies founded by MIT alumni would rank as the eleventh-largest economy in the world.[14] History[edit] Foundation and vision[edit] Rogers, a professor from the University of Virginia, wanted to establish an institution to address rapid scientific and technological advances.[19][20] He did not wish to found a professional school, but a combination with elements of both professional and liberal education,[21] proposing that: The Rogers Plan reflected the German research university model, emphasizing an independent faculty engaged in research, as well as instruction oriented around seminars and laboratories.[23][24] Early developments[edit] Curricular reforms[edit] Related:  Sjoerd Arlman - van BCG naar Gemeente Amsterdam - revolving doorWikipedia AWiki,pdf&text

MIT google maps Gebruikers van schermlezers: klik hier voor eenvoudige HTML Nieuw! Rangschik uw apps met slepen en neerzetten. Log in en probeer het eens. MeerNog meer van Google Inloggen 1 km 1 mijl Satelliet Verkeer Foto's Weer Terrein mit universiteit Afsluiten Bewerken in Google Map MakerEen probleem melden Kaartgegevens ©2014 Google - Massachusetts Institute of Technology 77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA, Verenigde Staten ‎ ‎ · 327 recensies · RoutebeschrijvingIn de buurt zoekenmeer Georgia Institute of Technology The educational institution was founded in 1885 as the Georgia School of Technology as part of Reconstruction plans to build an industrial economy in the post-Civil War Southern United States. Initially, it offered only a degree in mechanical engineering. By 1901, its curriculum had expanded to include electrical, civil, and chemical engineering. In 1948, the school changed its name to reflect its evolution from a trade school to a larger and more capable technical institute and research university. Today, Georgia Tech is organized into six colleges and contains about 31 departments/units, with emphasis on science and technology. History[edit] Establishment[edit] Atlanta during the Civil War (c. 1864) The idea of a technology school in Georgia was introduced in 1865 during the Reconstruction period. In 1882, the Georgia State Legislature authorized a committee, led by Harris, to visit the Northeast to see firsthand how technology schools worked. Early years[edit] On October 20, 1905, U.S.

University of Oxford Coordinates: The University of Oxford (informally Oxford University or simply Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England. While Oxford has no known date of foundation, there is evidence of teaching as far back as 1096,[1] making it the oldest university in the English-speaking world, and the world's second-oldest surviving university.[1][6] It grew rapidly from 1167 when Henry II banned English students from attending the University of Paris.[1] After disputes between students and Oxford townsfolk in 1209, some academics fled northeast to Cambridge, where they established what became the University of Cambridge.[7] The two "ancient universities" are frequently jointly referred to as "Oxbridge". Oxford is the home of several notable scholarships, including the Clarendon Scholarship which was launched in 2001[10] and the Rhodes Scholarship which has brought graduate students to read at the university for more than a century.[11] History[edit] Founding[edit]

University of California, Berkeley The University of California, Berkeley (also referred to as Berkeley, UC Berkeley, California or simply Cal)[8] is a major public research university located in Berkeley, California. It is the flagship campus of the University of California system, one of three parts in the state's public higher education plan, which also includes the California State University system and the California Community Colleges System. It is considered by Times Higher Education as a member of a group of six university brands that lead in world reputation rankings in 2015[9] and is ranked third on the U.S. Berkeley faculty, alumni, and researchers have won 72 Nobel Prizes (including 30 alumni Nobel laureates), nine Wolf Prizes, seven Fields Medals, 18 Turing Awards, 45 MacArthur Fellowships,[18] 20 Academy Awards, and 11 Pulitzer Prizes. History[edit] View, from Memorial Glade, of Sather Tower (The Campanile), the center of UC Berkeley. Academics[edit] Undergraduate programs[edit] Faculty and research[edit]

Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Draper Laboratory is an American not-for-profit research and development organization, headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts; its official name is "The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc".[5] The laboratory specializes in the design, development, and deployment of advanced technology solutions to problems in national security, space exploration, health care and energy. The laboratory was founded in 1932 by Charles Stark Draper at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to develop aeronautical instrumentation, and came to be called the "MIT Instrumentation Laboratory".[6] It was renamed for its founder in 1970 and separated from MIT in 1973 to become an independent, non-profit organization.[1][6][7] History[edit] The display and keyboard (DSKY) interface of the Apollo Guidance Computer mounted on the control panel of the Command Module, with the Flight Director Attitude Indicator (FDAI) above. Locations[edit] Draper headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Technical areas[edit]

Boston Consulting Group History[edit] In 1975, Henderson arranged an employee stock ownership plan, and employees took the company independent from The Boston Company. The buyout of all shares was completed in 1979.[5] In January 2013, Rich Lesser became the sixth president and chief executive officer of BCG. Clients[edit] Awards and Recognitions[edit] Fortune Magazine ranked BCG second in its 2011 and 2012 list of the "top 100 best companies to work for".[8] The 2013 rankings by Fortune listed BCG as the fourth "best company to work for Recruitment[edit] BCG is a top employer of recent graduates from Harvard Business School,[14] HEC Paris,[15] INSEAD,[16] MIT Sloan School of Management,[17] Cambridge University,[18] Oxford University,[19][20] Stanford Business School,[21] London Business School,[22] and Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.[23] The firm also attracts a number of Rhodes Scholars and Marshall Scholars. Developed Concepts[edit] "Growth-share matrix"[edit] BCG matrix of example data set

Tufts University Tufts College was founded in 1852 by Christian Universalists who worked for years to open a non-sectarian institution of higher learning.[6] Charles Tufts donated the land for the campus on Walnut Hill, the highest point in Medford, saying that he wanted to set a "light on the hill." The name was changed to Tufts University in 1954, although the corporate name remains "the Trustees of Tufts College." For more than a century, Tufts was a small New England liberal arts college. The French-American nutritionist Jean Mayer became president of Tufts in the late 1970s and, through a series of rapid acquisitions, transformed the school into an internationally renowned research university.[7] It is known as both a Little Ivy and a New Ivy and consistently ranks among the nation's top schools. History[edit] 19th century[edit] Tufts College, c. 1854 P. 20th century[edit] Walnut Hill as it appeared prior to the construction of Tisch Library and steps, circa 1910. 21st century[edit] Campuses[edit]

Princeton University Princeton University is a private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey. Founded in 1746 in Elizabeth as the College of New Jersey, Princeton is one of the ten Colonial Colleges established before the American Revolution as well as the fourth chartered institution of higher education in the American colonies.[5][a] The institution moved to Newark in 1747, then to the current site nine years later where it was renamed as a University in 1896.[10] The present-day College of New Jersey in nearby Ewing Township, New Jersey, is an unrelated institution. Princeton had close ties to the Presbyterian Church, but has never been affiliated with any denomination[11] and today imposes no religious requirements on its students.[b] History[edit] New Light Presbyterians founded the College of New Jersey, later Princeton University, in 1746 in order to train ministers.[14] The college was the educational and religious capital of Scots-Irish America. Campus[edit] Cannon Green[edit]

Institute of Technology (United States) Josiah Willard Gibbs was the first person to be awarded a Ph.D. in engineering from an American university in 1863.[1] Polytechnic Institutes are technological universities many dating back to the mid 19th century. A handful of American universities include the phrases Institute of Technology, Polytechnic Institute, Polytechnic University, University of Technology or similar phrasing in their names; these are generally research-intensive universities with a focus on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. In the lists below, an asterisk (*) denotes research-intensive public or private universities that offer up to PhD or DSc degrees. Alabama Polytechnic Institute (now known as Auburn University)Arkansas Polytechnic College (now known as Arkansas Tech University)Louisiana Polytechnic Institute (now known as Louisiana Tech University)Tennessee Polytechnic Institute (now known as Tennessee Technological University)