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Cincinnati, University of

(Encyclopedia) Cincinnati, University of, at Cincinnati; coeducational; founded 1819 as Cincinnati College, incorporated 1870 as a municipal university, opened 1873, affiliated with the state…

Memphis, University of

(Encyclopedia) Memphis, University of, at Memphis, Tenn.; coeducational; opened 1912 as a normal school, became West Tennessee State Teachers College in 1925. The school was renamed Memphis State…

California State University System

(Encyclopedia) California State University System, coordinating agency established in 1960 by the merger of individual California state colleges, now consisting of 23 campuses. It constitutes one of…

New York, State University of

(Encyclopedia) New York, State University of, est. 1948 by the amalgamation under one board of trustees of 29 state-supported institutions. It now comprises all state-supported institutions of higher…

Talmadge, Eugene

(Encyclopedia) Talmadge, Eugene, 1884–1946, governor of Georgia (1933–37, 1941–43), b. Forsyth, Ga. In his second term as governor (1935–37) of Georgia, his staff was forbidden by Harry Hopkins to…

May 2020 Current Events: US News

Top of Page Science and Technology News | Disaster News | World News The world is a very busy place, and it's hard to stay on top of everything. Infoplease has got you covered. Here are the world…

Georgia

(Encyclopedia) Georgiajôr´j, state in the SE United States, the last of the Thirteen Colonies to be founded. It is bordered by Florida (S), Alabama (W), Tennessee and North Carolina (N), and South…

California

(Encyclopedia) California klfôr´ny, most populous state in the United States, located in the Far West; bordered by Oregon (N), Nevada and, across the Colorado River, Arizona (E), Mexico (S), and…