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San Diego State University
is a public research university
located in San Diego
, United States. Founded as San Diego State Normal School
in 1897, the university today is colloquially known as SDSU
and the mascot is the Aztec Warrior, or the Aztec
for short. In 1923, the school changed its name to "San Diego State Teachers College" and was controlled by the Board of Education, up until 1974 when the formal name San Diego State University was adopted. Today it is the primary educator of the San Diego, with 60% of graduates remaining in the region.
SDSU is organized into eight undergraduate and several graduate and professional schools. The university's research expenditures top nearly $200 million annually. SDSU is the only research university in the 23-member CSU system, and its research organization is the largest auxiliary program in the CSU. Furthermore, the university just surpassed $400 million in its comprehensive fundraising campaign efforts - the most money raised in the schools history, and the most at any CSU campus. In its 2013 edition, U.S. News & World Report ranked the university's undergraduate business program 86th among national universities, while ranking the graduate program 87th among national universities. SDSU is a top producer of Fulbright Scholars, with more than 40 receiving scholarships since 2005. QS World University Rankings ranks SDSU's business program 80th best in North America. The university has adopted the mission to "provide well-balanced, high quality education for undergraduate and graduate students and to contribute to knowledge and the solution of problems through excellence and distinction in teaching, research, and service."
This is a list of universities in Bangladesh. Universities in Bangladesh are mainly categorized into three different types — Public (government owned and subsidized), Private (private sector owned universities), and International (operated and funded by international organizations such as the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation).
University of Dhaka, established in 1921, is the oldest university of the country. Bangladeshi universities are affiliated with the University Grants Commission (UGC), a commission created according to the Presidential Order (P.O. No 10 of 1973) of the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh.
The list is classified by the three types universities further segmented according to their locations. The locations are given according to divisions, the topmost administrative unit in Bangladesh. It is notable that, out of the 6 divisions Dhaka Division houses 58 out of a total of 87, of them 52 in Dhaka, the capital city. Most universities focus on general studies, meaning a diverse mix of curriculum, business studies, engineering or technology. Seven universities have specialized curricula focused on Islamic studies (2), agricultural sciences (2), medical sciences (1), Veterinary (1) and women's studies (1). Along with the universities their short names, mostly acronyms, are provided as nicks.
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- 28 June 2019 –
Salt Lake City police arrest a man for murder in connection to the search for missing University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck. (NBC News)
20 June 2019 – 2019 NBA Draft
Zion Williamson of Duke University is selected first by the New Orleans Pelicans. (ESPN)
- 19 June 2019 –
Li Ka-shing, "Hong Kong's richest man", pledges to pay, via his charitable foundation, the tuition fees of the Shantou University's 2019 incoming class for up to five years. (BBC)
12 June 2019 – Aftermath of the 2019 college admissions bribery scandal
- Former Stanford University sailing coach John Vandemoer is sentenced to two-years probation, with the first six months to be served under house arrest. Vandemoer is the first person to be sentenced among the 50 individuals indicted on federal charges related to the U.S. college admissions bribery scheme. (Los Angeles Times) (USA Today) (The New York Times)
30 May 2019 – Presidency of Jair Bolsonaro
- Fifteen days after the first wave of protests, millions of students, schoolteachers and university professors hold demonstrations in over a hundred Brazilian cities against massive cuts in the education budget. Brazilian Education Minister Abraham Weintraub accuses teachers of "coercing" students into participating in the protests. (The Guardian)
15 May 2019 – Presidency of Jair Bolsonaro
- Hundreds of thousands of students, schoolteachers, and university professors hold demonstrations across Brazil's biggest cities in opposition to large cuts in the education budget. From Dallas, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro calls demonstrators "stupid." (Al Jazeera)
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