University of Utah
Located in Logan, Utah, also known as UU according to AbbreviationFinder.org, Utah State University was founded in 1888. Its student body is about 23,000 students, and it also operates 3 university branches in Brigham City, Tooele, and Uintah Basin. It grants undergraduate, master’s and doctorate degrees through the College of Agronomy, School of Business, College of Education and Human Services, College of Engineering, College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences; College of Natural Resources, and College of Sciences.
Anthon H. Lund
founded in 1888, after Anthon H. Lund introduced a bill for its creation. Originally known as the Utah Agricultural School, its name was later changed to the Utah State Agricultural School, and, in 1957, it took its current name. accredited by the Northwest College and University Commission. He currently conducts extensive aerospace research in conjunction with the Department of Defense and NASA.
- USU is a state university located 80 miles north of Salt Lake City
- 44 departments in seven academic colleges, as well as a large college of studies at the bachelor’s level
- Colleges include Agriculture, Management, Education and Human Services, Engineering, Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, Natural Resources and Sciences
- USU has more than 23,000 students with 822 international students and scholars from 77 countries
- There is the USU International Student Council and 200 other student organizations that encourage student participation
- A student-teacher ratio of 18: 1
- There are several accommodation options available on campus
- Various outdoor activities can be practiced, including skiing, hiking, biking, and rafting.
International Student Services
The Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS) provides immigration and personal assistance to new international students and scholars regarding the US educational, cultural, and legislative system In addition, OISS and the International Student Council With community support, it holds annual social and cultural events to promote participation on campus and students’ interaction with other cultures.
The Intensive English Language Institute
The IELI program is open to students who wish to pursue a degree from Utah State University, as well as students who wish to study English for personal or professional reasons. This program offers several advantages:
- Quality program at a large university
- TOEFL is not required after having studied the English language
- Classes include credits
- Safe and beautiful environment
- Housing options on and off campus
- Recreational and picturesque area
Full-time teachers hold master’s-level degrees in English as a Second Language or closely related fields. All teachers are highly trained and the institute is a member of AAIEP, UCIEP and NAFSA. The institute has completed the TESOL self-study
Four levels of classes, from beginner to advanced
- Academic reading and writing
- Oral presentation and academic listening comprehension
- Conversation with US residents
- Content-based classes
Students can earn 18 credits per session. Up to 18 credits may be applied as elective credits toward graduation, depending on the department. Classes apply to the foreign language requirements for a master’s level degree.
TOEFL is not required
Students who successfully complete the Intensive English program do not need to submit a TOEFL score for admission to undergraduate and technical level programs at Utah State University (USU). Special programs
- Teacher visit program for high school and university English teachers.
- Professional Development Institute for teachers of English as a Second Language.
- In 2007, the Utah State School of Businesswas renamed the Jon School of Business. M. Huntsman, following a $ 26 million donation from the millionaire.
- The School of Business offers various degree offerings in the fields of management, accounting, and economics and finance in information systems.
Caltech (California Institute of Technology)
California Institute of Technology, USA Known worldwide as Caltech, this institution that welcomes just over 2,000 students has enormous prestige based, among other reasons, on its impressive harvest of 31 Nobel prizes won by professors and alumni. Among its facilities is NASA’s rocket propulsion laboratory. In the image, the Institute of Physics.
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The California Institute of Technology, in English California Institute of Technology or “Caltech”, is located in Pasadena, in the United States, and is one of the world’s leading institutions dedicated to science, engineering and research. As of 2005, it has 31 Nobel laureates : 17 from alumni, 14 from non-alumni professors, and 4 from professors who are alumni as well (Carl D. Anderson, Linus Pauling, William A. Fowler, and Edward B. Lewis). Caltech also controls and directs the Jet Propulsion Laboratory of the US space agency, NASA. The Institute was founded in 1891, its motto is ” Truth Shall Make You Free “, in English ” Truth Shall Make You Free “.
The Spitzer Science Center (SSC), located on the Caltech campus, is the supporting data analysis and community center for NASA’s Spitzer Telescope. The SSC, is part of the Infrared Processing and Analysis Center (IPAC), works in collaboration with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Its six divisions of biology, chemistry and chemical engineering, engineering and applied science, planetary science and geology, humanities and social sciences, and physics, mathematics and astronomy, together host about 900 students in career and about 1,200 doctoral students.
- Robert Andrews Millikan- Physics 1923
- Thomas Hunt Morgan- Medicine 1933
- Carl David Anderson- Physics 1936
- Edwin Mattison McMillan- Chemistry 1951
- Linus Carl Pauling- Chemistry 1954, Peace 1962
- William Bradford Shockley- Physics 1956
- George Wells Beadle- Medicine 1958
- Donald Arthur Glaser- Physics 1960
- Rudolf Mößbauer- Physics 1961
- Charles Hard Townes- Physics 1964
- Richard Phillips Feynman- Physics 1965
- Murray Gell-Mann- Physics 1969
- Max Delbrück- Medicine 1969
- Leo James Rainwater- Physics 1975
- David Baltimore- Medicine 1975
- Renato Dulbecco- Medicine 1975
- Howard Martin Temin- Medicine 1975
- William Lipscomb- Chemistry 1976
- Robert Woodrow Wilson- Physics 1978
- Roger Sperry- Medicine 1981
- Kenneth Geddes Wilson- Physics 1982
- William Alfred Fowler- Physics 1983
- Rudolph A. Marcus- Chemistry 1992
- Edward B. Lewis- Medicine 1995
- Douglas Osheroff- Physics 1996
- Robert C. Merton- Economics 1997
- Ahmed H. Zewail- Chemistry 1999
- Leland H. Hartwell- Medicine 2001
- Vernon Lomax Smith- Economics 2002
- David Politzer- Physics 2004
- Robert H. Grubbs- Chemistry 2005
In popular culture
- In the series, The Big Bang Theory, the 4 protagonists work as researchers at the California Institute of Technology. Sheldon Cooper works as a theoretical physicist, Leonard Hofstadter as an experimental physicist, Raj Koothrapali is an astrophysicist researcher and Howard Wolowitz is an engineer in charge of the aerospace engineering area of NASA that controls the university.
- In the game Half-Life: Decay, Gina Cross and Dr. Green graduated from this institute
- In the movie Tron: Legacy, Sam Flynn attended CalTech but did not finish his studies, however his father Kevin Flynn did, even describes her as his “Alma Mater”.
- On the “Criminal Minds” series, genius Dr. Spencer Reid did his three PhDs in math, chemistry, and engineering at Cal Tech. He also mentions that he can get his godson in there with just one phone call.