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Yonsei University

This article is about the Korean university. For other uses, see Yonsei. Yonsei University is one of the top three universities in South Korea. It is privately-owned, and one of the oldest universities in the country.

                                               

Ragged school

Ragged schools were free schools for poor children’s education in nineteenth-century Britain. The London Ragged Schools Union was established in April 1844. They gave free education, food, clothes and other services. The classes were sometimes he ...

                                               

Golden Triangle (UK universities)

The Golden Triangle is an unofficial name for a set of leading universities in the southern English cities of Oxford, Cambridge and London. The University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge Oxbridge form two corners of the triangle. The th ...

                                               

Daniel Harvey Hill

Daniel Harvey Hill, or more commonly D. H. Hill, was a Confederate Major general during the American Civil War. He was an officer in the Mexican-American War and received two brevet promotions for his performance; one to captain and another to ma ...

                                               

Tom Kibble

Sir Thomas Walter Bannerman Tom Kibble, was a British theoretical physicist, senior research investigator at The Blackett Laboratory, at Imperial College London, UK and Professor of Theoretical Physics at Imperial College. He was knighted in the ...

                                               

Shelley Berman

Sheldon Leonard "Shelley" Berman was an American comedian, movie, television, stage, radio, voice actor, writer, teacher, screenwriter, educator, and poet who is known for his roles in The Steve Allen Show and in Divorce American Style. He won a ...

                                               

James H. Billington

James Hadley Billington was an American academic. He was the 13th Librarian of the Library of Congress. He was appointed by President Ronald Reagan. Billington served as librarian from September 14, 1987 until his resignation on September 30, 2015.

                                               

James M. Buchanan

James McGill Buchanan, Jr. was an American economist and educator. He is known for his public choice theory. His theories helped scientists figure out political science. Buchanan won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1968 for his theory.

                                               

John Woodland Hastings

Hastings was born in Salisbury, Maryland. He lived in Seaford, Delaware during his early childhood. Hastings studied at Cathedral of Saint John the Divine. Hastings moved to Lenox School in Lenox, Massachusetts in 1941.

                                               

John Holt (educator)

Holt became disappointed with the United States school system after several years of working in it. He became convinced that improving the school system was not possible, and began to support homeschooling. Holt believed that children did not nee ...

                                               

Everett Kinstler

Everett Raymond Kinstler was an American portrait artist. He painted official portraits of businesspeople and also Presidents of the United States. He painted portraits for Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan.

                                               

Tom Laughlin

Thomas Robert "Tom" Laughlin was an American actor, director, screenwriter, author, educator and political activist. He was known for his role as Billy Jack on the television series Billy Jack. He ran for President of the United States in 1992, 2 ...

                                               

Ron Leibman

Ron Leibman was an American actor and educator. He was known for his role as Dr. Leonard Green in the famous comedy sitcom Friends. He won an Drama Desk Award in 1993, an Emmy Award in 1979, and an Tony Award in 1993 for his role as Roy Cohn in A ...

                                               

Robert Lewis (director)

Robert Lewis was an American actor, director, teacher and author. He was the founder of the influential Actors Studio in New York in 1947.

                                               

Donald McKayle

Donald McKayle was an American modern dancer, choreographer, teacher, director and writer. He was best known for creating socially concert works during the 1950s and 1960s.

                                               

Thomas Schelling

Thomas Crombie Schelling was an American economist and professor of foreign affairs, national security, nuclear strategy, and arms control. After 1953, he left government to join the economics faculty at Yale University, and in 1958 he was appoin ...

                                               

Mary Sheldon Barnes

Mary Downing Sheldon was a historian and teacher from the United States. She taught her students how to use primary sources and problem-solving to do their research in college. Anna Strunsky was inspired by Sheldons work.

                                               

Ellery Cory Stowell

Ellery Cory Stowell was a professor of international law at Columbia University and then American University in Washington, D.C. He represented the United States at The Hague Convention of 1907 and the London Naval Conference of 1909.

                                               

Public Ivy

Public Ivy is a term started by Richard Moll in his 1985 book Public Ivys: A Guide to Americas best public undergraduate colleges and universities. The book is about universities which "provide an Ivy League collegiate experience at a public scho ...

                                               

United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare

The United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare was a cabinet-level department of the United States government from 1953 until 1979. It was administered by the United States Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare. In 1979, a s ...

                                               

The American School of Correspondence

The American School of Correspondence is an American distance education high school in Lansing, Illinois. It was founded in 1897, and is accredited. The school has about 50.000 students. The American School offers its own high school diploma. The ...

                                               

Armand Hammer United World College of the American West

Armand Hammer United World College of the American West is an independent boarding school for students in high school in Montezuma, New Mexico, USA. UWC-USA was opened in 1982. Classes take place in a historic hotel and students live in buildings ...

                                               

Cabot High School

Cabot High School is a public high school for students in grades nine through twelve in Cabot, Arkansas. Cabot High School is administered by the Cabot Public School District, which covers Cabot, Austin, Ward, and northern Lonoke County. CHS has ...

                                               

Florida School for Boys

The Florida School for Boys was a reform school, which was active from 1900 to 2011. Reform schools are schools for young people who have been convicted of a crime, but who still need to go to school, or to finish an education. This school became ...

                                               

Poolesville High School

Poolesville High School is a public high school in Poolesville, Maryland. In 2013, Newsweek ranked it as the number one school in the state of Maryland.

                                               

St. Lucie County Public Schools

St. Lucie County Public Schools is the branding for St. Lucie County School District, which is the school district that manages schools in St. Lucie County, Florida, USA.

                                               

Vocational Independence Program

Vocational Independence Program or VIP was one of only 10 postsecondary schools in the United States that is known by the U.S. Department of Education as a Comprehensive Transition and Postsecondary program for students with an intellectual disab ...

                                               

List of Bangkok universities

Ramkhamhaeng University Kasetsart University Mahamakut Buddhist University Srinakharinwirot University King Mongkuts University of Technology Thonburi King Mongkuts Institute of Technology Ladkrabang Rajamangala University of Technology Thammasat ...

                                               

Frans Andriessen

Franciscus Henricus Johannes Joseph "Frans" Andriessen was a senior Dutch politician. In 1967 he was first elected to the House of Representatives for the Katholieke Volkspartij KVP. From 1971 to 1977 he was leader of the KVP. In 1977, the KVP me ...

                                               

Jo Cals

Jozef Maria Laurens Theo "Jo" Cals was a Dutch politician of the Catholic Peoples Party. Cals studied law at Radboud University Nijmegen. He worked several years as a lawyer and attorney, at the university mentioned before and also as a school te ...

                                               

Deemster

A deemster is a judge in the Isle of Man. The Isle of Man is self-governing. It keeps some of its traditions, and has a long past history. The High Court of Justice of the Isle of Man is presided over by a deemster. In the appeal division, a deem ...

                                               

Federal Judicial Center

The Federal Judicial Center is the education and research agency of the United States federal courts. An Act of Congress started it in 1967. The idea for a center came from the Judicial Conference of the United States. The Center main activities ...

                                               

Cearbhall O Dalaigh

Cearbhall O Dalaigh served as fifth President of Ireland, from 1974 to 1976. He was elected after the death of President Childers, but he resigned in 1976 after a clash with the government. He also had a notable legal career, including serving as ...

                                               

Paulo Freire

Paulo Freire was an educator born in Brazil. He developed new ideas about education for the oppressed - people who have been trodden down.

                                               

Comenius

Comenius was a 17th-century Czech bishop, and an innovator in education. His name is spelt differently in almost every language. In English it is John Amos Comenius, but he is usually called just Comenius. Comenius is famous for arguing for unive ...

                                               

Raghunath Murmu

Raghunath Murmu was born in Dandbus village of Mayurbhanj district in 18 May 1905. His father Nandlal Murmu was village head and his paternal uncle was Munsi in the court of Raja Pratap Chandra Bhanjdeo.

                                               

Kim Gu

Kim Gu was a Korean independence activist and politician. He was the President of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea three times. Kim was the 6th, 12th, and 13th president. He was the leader of the Korean independence movement ag ...

                                               

Kim Seong-Su

Kim Seong-Su, the second vice-president of the Republic of Korea, was a politician, educationist, journalist, and founder of Kyung-Sung textile Co., the Dong-A Ilbo, and Korea University. After he died he was given the Order of Merit for National ...

                                               

Yun Chi-ho

Yun Chi-Ho was a Choson politician and a Korean Christian activist. He was part of the independence movement against Japanese Imperialism. Yun Chi-Ho is the uncle of Yun Bo-sun, South Koreas 4th president and well known by his pen-name Jwaong. Yu ...

                                               

Johann Pestalozzi

Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi was a Swiss pedagogue and educational reformer. He was a humanist and romantic in his approach. He founded several schools in German and French-speaking regions of Switzerland, and wrote explaining his principles of edu ...

                                               

Association of American Universities

The Association of American Universities is a group of the leading research and education universities. Its members are 59 universities in the United States and two universities in Canada. This is a list of colleges and universities in the Associ ...

                                               

University of Arizona

The University of Arizona is a public research university in Tucson, Arizona. The school began in 1885. It was the first university in the Arizona Territory. The school also includes the Banner – University Medical Center Tucson. This is a four-y ...

                                               

University of California, Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley is a major university in Berkeley, California, United States. The oldest of the ten major campuses affiliated with the University of California, Berkeley offers some 300 undergraduate and graduate degree pro ...

                                               

University of California, Los Angeles

The University of California, Los Angeles, or UCLA, is a university in Los Angeles, California. It was started in 1919. It is often listed among Americas best universities. The school was originally a college for teachers, but became a university ...

                                               

University of California, Santa Barbara

The University of California, Santa Barbara is a research university in Santa Barbara, California, United States. The third-oldest of the ten major campuses affiliated with the University of California, Santa Barbara offeres 87 undergraduate and ...

                                               

University of Chicago

The University of Chicago is a university in Hyde Park, Chicago, Illinois. It started when the American Baptist Education Society used money from John D. Rockefeller to build it. The university began in 1890. William Rainey Harper was the univers ...

                                               

Cornell University

Cornell University is in Ithaca, New York, United States. It is a private land-grant university, receiving annual funding from the State of New York for certain educational missions. Ezra Cornell and Andrew Dickson White co-founded it in 1865 by ...

                                               

Duke University

Duke University is a private university in Durham, North Carolina, founded in 1838. It was formed by Methodists and Quakers in the present-day town of Trinity. The school moved to Durham in 1892. It has advanced research. Some famous people inclu ...

                                               

Harvard University

Harvard University is a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a member of the Ivy League. Harvard was started on September 8, 1636, and it is the oldest university in the United States. Harvards current president is Lawrence Bacow. ...

                                               

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign is a university in the state of Illinois, United States. It is the oldest and largest campus in the University of Illinois system. The university has 18 Colleges that offer more than 150 programs o ...