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  2. History of the steam engine - Wikipedia

    The first recorded rudimentary steam engine was the aeolipile described by Heron of Alexandria in 1st-century Roman Egypt. Several steam-powered devices were later experimented with or proposed, such as Taqi al-Din's steam jack, a steam turbine in 16th-century Ottoman Egypt, and Thomas Savery's steam pump in 17th-century England.

  3. Bridgewater State University - Wikipedia

    Bridgewater State University was founded by Horace Mann as a normal school named Bridgewater Normal School. It opened on September 9, 1840, making it the oldest permanently-located institution of public higher education in Massachusetts. As one of the first normal schools in the nation, its initial mission was to train school teachers.

  4. ITT Technical Institute - Wikipedia

    ITT Technical Institute (ITT Tech) was a private for-profit technical institute with its headquarters in Carmel, Indiana and many campuses throughout the United States. Founded in 1969 and growing to 130 campuses in 38 states of the United States, ITT Tech was one of the largest for-profit educators in the US before it closed in 2016.

  5. List of colloquial names for universities and colleges in the ...

    USI – University of Southern Indiana. USM – University of Southern Maine, The University of Southern Mississippi. USU – Utah State University. UT – University of Tampa, University of Tennessee, University of Texas at Austin, University of Toledo. UTA – University of Texas at Arlington. Utah – University of Utah.

  6. Carrier current - Wikipedia

    Carrier current broadcasting began in 1936, when students at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island developed a carrier current station initially called "The Brown Network". This station was founded by George Abraham [6] and David W. Borst, [7] who had originally installed an intercom system between their dormitory rooms.

  7. List of for-profit universities and colleges - Wikipedia

    Southern New Hampshire University (converted in 1968) Stevens-Henager College and its affiliates Independence University, CollegeAmerica, and California College San Diego were purchased by a tax-exempt organization in 2012. Nonprofit status was initially declined by the U.S. Department of Education and then granted in 2018.

  8. List of university and college name changes in the United ...

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  9. Wachusett Dirt Dawgs - Wikipedia

    Wachusett Dirt Dawgs. The Wachusett Dirt Dawgs were a collegiate summer baseball team playing in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League of New England based in Leominster, Massachusetts. They played their home games at Historic Doyle Field in Leominster, Mass. 2012–2017. They were an expansion team for the FCBL and played their inaugural ...