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Arizona, University of

Arizona, University of, at Tucson; land-grant and state-supported; coeducational; chartered 1885, opened 1891. Because of the proximity of Pueblo villages and rich archaeological sites, Native American archaeology and ethnology are important fields of research. The university is also involved in astronomical research, through the facilites of Steward Observatory.

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