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land grant

A grant of public lands by the government, usually for roads, railroads, or agricultural colleges.

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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.
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.
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
Thus, the Public Service Center is "organized to provide service," while an array of courses provide varying degrees of "student involvement in community-based research." Strong supporters of service-learning include the Vice-Provost for Outreach, the Community Liaison Officer, and the Vice-Provost for LandGrant Affairs.
NIFA will also provide enhanced support for the research, extension, and higher education programs conducted at America's landgrant universities and related institutions.
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).
Department of Agriculture, 106 landgrant universities and the National 4-H Council.
Lona Robertson, associate dean of the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, was recognized as one of 22 fellows of the Food Systems Leadership Institute at the annual meeting of the Association of Public & Landgrant Universities.
Proceedings, Rural Community Economic Development: Empowering Rural Communities Through Entrepreneurship, Experiences from the 1890 LandGrant Institutions, 57-89.