an institution of learning of the highest level, having a college of liberal arts and a program of graduate studies together with several professional schools, as of theology, law, medicine, and engineering, and authorized to confer both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Continental European universities usually have only graduate or professional schools.
Clashes broke out after university staff prevented Israeli forces from entering the campus.
Israeli Forces Clash with Al-Quds University Students Orly Halpern September 8, 2013
Sticks and stones may break your bones but, as some university of Oregon campus cops learned recently, names can prompt a lawsuit.
The First Amendment Works, But Does it Work Blue? Kevin Bleyer July 18, 2014
After high school, he moved to the jungles of Peru, working and studying with a professor he knew from the university of Kansas.
A Day in the Life of a Danger Junkie Abigail Pesta November 18, 2012
Now, Sclove is fighting back even harder, by filing federal complaints against the university.
Brown U. Hit With Federal Complaint After Sex Assault Scandal Olivia Nuzzi May 22, 2014
Debora Spar, the new president of Barnard, has been hired to bring a new dynamism to New York’s premier women’s university.
Big Woman on Campus Kate Taylor October 21, 2008
After the dissolution of the university of Wittenberg his father was transferred to Halle in 1815.
Heroes of the Telegraph J. Munro
Mr. Gladstone was again returned unopposed for the university of Oxford.
The Grand Old Man Richard B. Cook
I was a pupil at the university and attended his class in physics.
The Seed of the Toc-Toc Birds Francis Flagg
I think it’s a shame that girls are not allowed to go to the university; don’t you?
In the Midst of Alarms Robert Barr
As has been seen, the university was to be but a part of a complete state system.
The University of Michigan Wilfred Shaw
noun (pl) -ties
an institution of higher education having authority to award bachelors’ and higher degrees, usually having research facilities
the buildings, members, staff, or campus of a university
c.1300, “institution of higher learning,” also “body of persons constituting a university,” from Anglo-French université, Old French universitei (13c.), from Medieval Latin universitatem (nominative universitas), in Late Latin “corporation, society,” from Latin, “the whole, aggregate,” from universus “whole, entire” (see universe). In the academic sense, a shortening of universitas magistrorum et scholarium “community of masters and scholars;” superseded studium as the word for this.
of, relating to, or designating a city or town. living in a city. characteristic of or accustomed to cities; citified: He is an urban type. Saint, pope a.d. 222–230. (OdoorOtho) c1042–99, French ecclesiastic: pope 1088–99. (Uberto Crivelli) Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1185–87. (Jacques Pantaléon) died 1264, French ecclesiastic: pope 1261–64. (Guillaume de Grimoard) c1310–70, French ecclesiastic: […]
- Anti utilitarian
pertaining to or consisting in . having regard to or usefulness rather than beauty, ornamentation, etc. of, relating to, or adhering to the doctrine of . an adherent of . adjective of or relating to utilitarianism designed for use rather than beauty noun a person who believes in utilitarianism 1781, coined by Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) […]
pertaining to or consisting in . having regard to or usefulness rather than beauty, ornamentation, etc. of, relating to, or adhering to the doctrine of . an adherent of . Contemporary Examples The available options were utilitarian and only came in a few colors. Concealed Carry Handbags: An Evening Bag for Your Gun? Erin Cunningham […]
- Anti utilitarianism
the ethical doctrine that virtue is based on , and that conduct should be directed toward promoting the greatest happiness of the greatest number of persons. noun (ethics) the doctrine that the morally correct course of action consists in the greatest good for the greatest number, that is, in maximizing the total benefit resulting, without […]