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The University of Waterloo is a public research university with a main campus in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. The main campus is on 404 hectares of land adjacent to "Uptown" Waterloo and Waterloo Park. The university offers academic programs administered by six faculties and ten faculty-based schools. The university also operates three satellite campuses and four affiliated university colleges. Waterloo is a member of the U15, a group of research-intensive universities in Canada. The University of Waterloo is most famous for its cooperative education (co-op) programs, which allow the students to integrate their education with applicable work experiences. The university operates the largest post-secondary co-operative education program in the world, with over 20, 000 undergraduate students in over 140 co-operative education programs.
The University of Windsor is a public comprehensive and research university in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. It is Canada's southernmost university. It has approximately 12,000 full-time and part-time undergraduate students and over 3,000 graduate students. Founded in 1963, the University of Windsor has graduated more than 100,000 alumni.
The University of Winnipeg (UWinnipeg) is a public university in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada that offers undergraduate faculties of art, business and economics, education, science and kinesiology and applied health as well as graduate programs. UWinnipeg's founding colleges were Manitoba College and Wesley College, which merged to form United College in 1938. The University of Winnipeg was established in 1967 when United College received its charter. The governance was modeled on the provincial University of Toronto Act of 1906 which established a bicameral system of university government consisting of a senate (faculty), responsible for academic policy, and a board of governors (citizens) exercising exclusive control over financial policy and having formal authority in all other matters. The president, appointed by the board, was a link between the bodies to perform institutional leadership.
The University of Washington is a public research university in Seattle, Washington.
The University of Wisconsin System is a university system of public universities in the state of Wisconsin. It is one of the largest public higher-education systems in the country, enrolling more than 174,000 students each year and employing approximately 39,000 faculty and staff statewide. The University of Wisconsin System is composed of two doctoral research universities, eleven comprehensive universities, and thirteen freshman-sophomore branch campuses.
The University of Wisconsin–La Crosse is a public university in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Founded in 1909, it is part of the University of Wisconsin System and awards bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. UW–La Crosse is organized into five schools and colleges offering 100 undergraduate programs, 22 graduate programs, and 2 doctoral programs. With an annual operating budget of $227 million, it is one of the largest in the UW System. The university has nearly 85,000 alumni across all 50 U.S. states and 57 countries.
The University of Warsaw, established in 1816, is the largest university in Poland. It employs over 6,000 staff including over 3,100 academic educators. It provides graduate courses for 53,000 students. The University offers some 37 different fields of study, 18 faculties and over 100 specializations in Humanities, technical as well as Natural Sciences.
The University of Wuppertal is a German scientific institution, located in Wuppertal, in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
The Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg is a public research university in Würzburg, Germany. The University of Würzburg is one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in Germany, having been founded in 1402. The university initially had a brief run and was closed in 1415. It was reopened in 1582 on the initiative of Julius Echter von Mespelbrunn. Today, the university is named for Julius Echter von Mespelbrunn and Maximilian Joseph.
Relative humidity (RH) is the ratio of the partial pressure of water vapor to the equilibrium vapor pressure of water at a given temperature. Relative humidity depends on temperature and the pressure of the system of interest. The same amount of water vapor results in higher relative humidity in cool air than warm air. A related parameter is that of dewpoint.
Unconventional warfare is the support of a foreign insurgency or resistance movement against its government or an occupying power. Whereas conventional warfare is used to reduce the opponent's military capability directly through attacks and maneuvers, unconventional warfare is an attempt to achieve victory indirectly through a proxy force. UW contrasts with conventional warfare in that forces are often covert or not well-defined and it relies heavily on subversion and guerrilla warfare.
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The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) is a college athletic conference that competes in the NCAA's Division III. As the name implies, member teams are located in the state of Wisconsin, although there are three associate members from Minnesota and one from Illinois. All full members are part of the University of Wisconsin System.
The University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire is a public liberal arts university located in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States. Part of the University of Wisconsin System, it offers bachelor's and master's degrees and is categorized as a postbaccalaureate comprehensive institution in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. UW–Eau Claire had an annual budget of approximately 237 million dollars in the 2017–18 academic year.
The University of Wisconsin–Parkside is a four-year public university located in Somers, Wisconsin. Part of the University of Wisconsin System, the school has 4,500 students, 125 full-time faculty, and 60 lecturers and part-time faculty. The university offers 33 undergraduate majors and 11 master's degrees in 22 academic departments. UW-Parkside is one of two universities in the UW System not named for the city in which it is located, the other being UW-Stout. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. During the 2018-2019 academic year, UW-Parkside is celebrating 50 years of serving southeastern Wisconsin, the state of Wisconsin, the U.S. and the world.
The University of Wisconsin–Stout is a public university located in Menomonie, Wisconsin, United States. A member of the University of Wisconsin System, it enrolls more than 9,600 students. The school was founded in 1891 and named in honor of its founder, lumber magnate James Huff Stout.
University of Wisconsin–Platteville is a public university located in Platteville, Wisconsin, United States. Part of the University of Wisconsin System, it offers both bachelor's and master's degrees. The university has three colleges that serve over 8,000 students on-campus and an additional 3,000 students through its five distance education programs.
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a public university located in Green Bay, Wisconsin, with regional campuses in Marinette, Manitowoc, and Sheboygan. Founded in 1965, it is part of the University of Wisconsin System.
The University of Wisconsin–Extension (UW–Extension) is the outreach arm of the University of Wisconsin System. It provides statewide access to university system's resources and research to Wisconsin residents of all ages. Fulfilling the promise of the Wisconsin Idea, UW–Extension extends the boundaries of the university to the boundaries of the state through its four divisions of Cooperative Extension, Continuing and Online Education, Business and Entrepreneurship, and Public Broadcasting. It was created as a division of UW–Madison in 1907, and took its new form in 1965 as an autonomous unit. The abolition of UW-Extension as a separate entity was begun July 1, 2018; phase 1 will last through June 30, 2019.
The Wisconsin Field House is a multi-purpose arena owned by the University of Wisconsin–Madison and located directly south of Camp Randall Stadium. In addition to sports events, the Field House has been the site of large community gatherings such as convocations and concerts. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1998.
Carolyn Arthur "Biddy" Martin is an American academic, author, and the current President of Amherst College, in Amherst, Massachusetts.
The University of Wisconsin–Platteville Richland is a two-year campus of the University of Wisconsin System located in Richland Center, Wisconsin, United States. The college is a satellite campus of the University of Wisconsin–Platteville.
The University of Wisconsin–Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus or UW–Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus is a two-year campus of the University of Wisconsin System located in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. It is part of the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay. Enrollment was 525 in fall, 2014.
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UW Health University Hospital is a 505-bed regional referral center with 125 outpatient clinics in Madison, Wisconsin. It is an American College of Surgeons designated Level I adult and pediatric trauma center, a Level I trauma center. UW Health University Hospital has six intensive care units. UW Health also has an affiliated insurance company, Quartz Health Solutions, Inc.
The University of Wisconsin–Fond du Lac, part of the University of Wisconsin Colleges, is a two-year campus of the University of Wisconsin System located in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, USA. The college is a satellite campus of the University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County is a branch campus of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. It was formerly University of Wisconsin–Baraboo/Sauk County, then a part of the University of Wisconsin Colleges, and a two-year institution of the University of Wisconsin System. UW-Baraboo/Sauk County is located in Baraboo, Wisconsin, USA.
The University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point at Marshfield, is a satellite campus of the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point located in Marshfield, Wisconsin, USA.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison is a public research university in Madison, Wisconsin. Founded when Wisconsin achieved statehood in 1848, UW–Madison is the official state university of Wisconsin, and the flagship campus of the University of Wisconsin System. It was the first public university established in Wisconsin and remains the oldest and largest public university in the state. It became a land-grant institution in 1866. The 933-acre (378 ha) main campus, located on the shores of Lake Mendota, includes four National Historic Landmarks. The University also owns and operates a historic 1,200-acre (486 ha) arboretum established in 1932, located 4 miles (6.4 km) south of the main campus.
The 1895 Wisconsin Badgers football team represented the University of Wisconsin in the 1895 college football season.