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  2. Cornelius Vanderbilt - Wikipedia

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    Cornelius Vanderbilt (May 27, 1794 – January 4, 1877), nicknamed "the Commodore", was an American business magnate who built his wealth in railroads and shipping. After working with his father's business, Vanderbilt worked his way into leadership positions in the inland water trade and invested in the rapidly growing railroad industry, effectively transforming the geography of the United States.

  3. James Franklin (American football coach) - Wikipedia

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    James Geoffrey Franklin (born February 2, 1972) is an American football coach and former player who is the head football coach at Penn State University.Franklin previously served as the head football coach at Vanderbilt University in the early 2010s.

  4. Columbia University - Wikipedia

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    The university also annually administers the Pulitzer Prize. With over 14.5 million volumes, Columbia University Library is the third-largest private research library in the United States. The university's endowment stands at $14.35 billion in 2021, among the largest of any academic institution.

  5. Boston University - Wikipedia

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    Boston University (BU) is a private research university in Boston, Massachusetts. The university is nonsectarian, but has a historical affiliation with the United Methodist Church. It was founded in 1839 by Methodists with its original campus in Newbury, Vermont, before moving to Boston in 1867.

  6. Yale University - Wikipedia

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    The undergraduate class of 1973 was the first class to have women starting from freshman year; at the time, all undergraduate women were housed in Vanderbilt Hall at the south end of Old Campus. A decade into co-education, student assault and harassment by faculty became the impetus for the trailblazing lawsuit Alexander v. Yale. In the late ...

  7. University of Missouri - Wikipedia

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    The University of Missouri (Mizzou, MU, or Missouri) is a public land-grant research university in Columbia, Missouri. It is Missouri's largest university and the flagship of the four-campus University of Missouri System. MU was founded in 1839 and was the first public university west of the Mississippi River.

  8. University of Memphis - Wikipedia

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    The University of Memphis (UofM) is a public research university in Memphis, Tennessee.Founded in 1912, the university has an enrollment of more than 22,000 students. The university maintains The Herff College of Engineering, The Center for Earthquake Research and Information (CERI), The Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, the former Lambuth University campus in Jackson, Tennessee (now a branch ...

  9. New York University - Wikipedia

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    New York University (NYU) is a private research university in New York City. ... Meanwhile, Vanderbilt Hall, the main building for the School of Law, ...