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a grant of public land (as to a railway or college)

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In light of changing technologies and rapid globalization, employers expect college graduates to have an extensive skill set, including problem-solving, critical thinking, conflict resolution, and leadership, along with many other higher-order thinking skills (Arum & Roksa, 2011; Association of Public and Landgrant Universities, 2009; National Research Council, NRC, 2009).
there is a lot of strength in the landgrant institutions, particularly in the Big Ten.
A recent conference of the Coalition of Urban Serving Universities (USU) and the Association of Public and Landgrant Universities (APLU) highlighted some of the more constructive and promising stories.
Proceedings, Rural Community Economic Development: Empowering Rural Communities Through Entrepreneurship, Experiences from the 1890 LandGrant Institutions, 57-89.
Educated at the Iowa Agricultural College, one of the premier landgrant schools in the nation at the time, Carver had studied under two future secretaries of agriculture in James Wilson and Henry C.
Department of Agriculture, 106 landgrant universities and the National 4-H Council.
By 1900, dedicated Midwest landgrant educators had come to produce the majority of the nation's civil and mechanical engineering graduates, as documented in Reports of the Commissioner of Education, overseen by the Secretary of the Department of the Interior (Report of the Commissioner of Education Made to the Secretary of the Interior 1899).
NIFA will also provide enhanced support for the research, extension, and higher education programs conducted at America's landgrant universities and related institutions.
Strong supporters of service-learning include the Vice-Provost for Outreach, the Community Liaison Officer, and the Vice-Provost for LandGrant Affairs.
Morrill Act--federal legislation that provided a land grant to each of the states for the construction of a university designed to provide a practical education for the purpose of improving people's daily lives; the 1862 Act established land-grant institutions in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia, while the 1890 Act provided for additional landgrant institutions for minority populations in the still-segregated southern states
And then, in 1875, he filed a landgrant claim to a few hundred acres of tall grass prairie at the foot of the Pembina Hills in southern Manitoba (Section 1, Township 2, Range 5).
In addition, the IC's colonization and advertising techniques were later used by other landgrant railroads [Decker, 1964, p.
Papers were accepted at professional meetings including Decade for Women in Nairobi, Kenya; Women in Development and National Association of State Universities and LandGrant Colleges in Washington, DC; International Conference in Population and Development in Cairo, Egypt; National World Studies Conference in Omaha, USA; International Federation for Home Economics meetings in Accra, Ghana and Hanover, Germany; and Conference on Women in Africa and the African Diaspora in Nsukka, Nigeria.
Collins and Phillips (1991) surveyed all public landgrant universities and 1890 universities on graduate training in plant breeding in the USA.
First, those communities that already had a state college (typically the state or landgrant university) didn't want to encourage competition for scarce students.