A University at Washington ... (Google eBook)

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Forum publishing Company, 1890 - 14 pages
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Page 97 - America can spare this work from its reference library for teachers and pupils. 1 am sure that every private individual will purchase it for his own library, if he has to cut off for a time his purchase of other literature.
Page 66 - I would found an institution where any person can find instruction in any study.
Page 29 - Education, according to the true view of it, is like religion. It seeks the individual that it may bestow upon him in himself, the fullness of its blessing. It strives to perfect the world, by making perfect the individuals who form the world. It strives, therefore, regarding this as its first and foremost work, to give completeness to each one whom it approaches.
Page 3 - Washington as a center in which arc brought together great educational resources, and from which are radiated vast influences upon American life, the first main point is, that it is a permanent or temporary residence of very many leading men upon whom a university might draw for its lecture rooms or council chambers. In Congress, from which most people expect little of the sort, are many who can speak with acknowledged anthority on subjects which every university worthy of the name has to consider.
Page 14 - In such a future, legislative cynicism and corruption, and eventually, perhaps, executive and judicial cynicism and corruption, will be of course; for they will present the only means by which men can adjust their lungs to the moral atmosphere. Shall it not rather be a. capital where, with the higher satisfaction and graces of civilized living, there shall be an atmosphere of thought upon the highest subjects, of work in the most worthy fields, of devotion to the noblest aims ? Such an atmosphere...
Page 73 - Caroliua, but a majority draw their entire student clientage from the State. Preparatory Male Schools. the bingham school. The Bingham School stands pre-eminent among Southern schools for boys, and ranks with the best in the Union. It is the oldest, the largest, and the most successful male boarding school for secondary instruction in the South, and for the past five years it has been second to no insti. tution of similar character in area of patronage.
Page 91 - Engineering. Confers degree of graduate in Academic Course, also degree of Bachelor of Science in Technical Courses. All expenses, including clothing and incidentals, provided at the rate of $365 per annum, as an average for four years, exclusive of profit.
Page 89 - September 24th, 18HO, for the reception of young ladies who desire to spend a Winter in the city in the enjoyment of its art or musical advantages ; for students who will attend the sessions of day schools in Brooklyn ; or for pupils who wish special instruction under her charge.
Page 67 - Alma is a co-educational liberal arts college with courses leading to the degrees of bachelor of arts, bachelor of science, and bachelor of music education.
Page 14 - Washington is rapidly becoming a great metropolis. It is developing the atmosphere which is to give character to the executive, the judicial, and especially the legislative business of the nation. What shall that atmosphere be? Shall it be made by luxurious millionaires, anxious only for new fields in which to display their wealth...

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