American Musicological Society
The American Musicological Society (AMS) is a membership-based musicological organization founded in 1934 to advance scholarly research in the various fields of music as a branch of learning and schol...
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Master of Advanced Study
The Master of Advanced Study (MAS) degree is a post-graduate professional degree issued by numerous academic institutions, but most notably by the University of California. MAS programs are tailored f...
Academic regalia in the United States
Academic regalia in the United States has a history going back to the colonial colleges era. It has been most influenced by the academic dress traditions of Europe. There is an Inter-Collegiate Code w...
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Professors in the United States
In the U.S., "professors" commonly occupy any of several positions in academia, typically the ranks of assistant professor, associate professor, or professor, the last commonly called "full professor"...
Barbara Kruger
Barbara Kruger (born January 26, 1945) is an American conceptual artist. Much of her work consists of black-and-white photographs overlaid with declarative captions—in white-on-red Futura Bold Oblique...
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Docent
Docent is a title at some European universities to denote a specific academic appointment within a set structure of academic ranks below professor (i.e. professor ordinarius). Docent is also used at s...
First professional degree
A professional degree prepares the conferee for a particular profession by emphasizing skills and practical analysis over theory and research. Most but not all of the professions associated with profe...
Joseph Nechvatal
Joseph Nechvatal (born 1951) is a post-conceptual digital artist and art theoretician who creates computer-assisted paintings and computer animations, often using custom-created computer viruses.
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Geisel Library
The University of California, San Diego Library consists of the Geisel Library building and the Biomedical Library building. There are also three off-campus locations: The Scripps Archives and Library...
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Robert M. Hughes Memorial Library
76°18′13.6″W / 37.887361°N 76.303778°W / 37.887361; -76.303778Hughes Hall, the former Robert M. Hughes Memorial Library, is a notable building on the Old Dominion University c...
Tenure
In the United States and Canada, tenure is a teacher or college professor's contractual right not to have his or her position terminated without just cause. It is awarded after a probationary period.<...
Diane Arbus
Diane Arbus (/diːˈæn ˈɑrbəs/; March 14, 1923 – July 26, 1971) was an American photographer and writer noted for photographs of "deviant and marginal people (dwarfs, giants, transgender people, n...
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Fraternities and sororities in North America
Fraternities and sororities (from the Latin words frater and soror, meaning "brother" and "sister" respectively) are fraternal social organizations for mostly undergraduate students. The term refers m...
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National Communication Association
The National Communication Association (NCA) is a not-for-profit membership-based scholarly society founded in 1914. NCA’s mission is to advance Communication as the discipline that studies all forms,...
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Engineer's degree
An engineer's degree is an advanced academic degree in engineering that is conferred in Europe, some countries of Latin America, and a few institutions in the United States.In Europe, the engineer deg...
Robert Ettinger
Robert Chester Wilson Ettinger (December 4, 1918 – July 23, 2011) was an American academic, known as "the father of cryonics" because of the impact of his 1962 book The Prospect of Immortality. H...
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Folsom Library
The Richard G. Folsom Library ("Folsom Library") is a research library constructed in the Brutalist style located on the campus of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY. It is named after Richa...
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American Society of International Law
The American Society of International Law (ASIL) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, educational membership organization, based in Washington, DC. It was founded in 1906 under the direction of, among others...