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Rochester, University of

Rochester, University of, at Rochester, N.Y.; co-educational; chartered and opened 1850. It is noted for the Eastman School of Music (1918), the Memorial Art Gallery, its schools of dentistry and medicine (with Strong Memorial Hospital), and its library with outstanding collections in history, music, and medicine. The university maintains the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies and sponsors government internships in both the U.S. Congress and the British Parliament.

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