Cooper Union

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Noun1.Cooper Union - university founded in 1859 by Peter Cooper to offer free courses in the arts and sciencesCooper Union - university founded in 1859 by Peter Cooper to offer free courses in the arts and sciences
Greater New York, New York, New York City - the largest city in New York State and in the United States; located in southeastern New York at the mouth of the Hudson river; a major financial and cultural center
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At nights he studied science in the free classes of Cooper Union. Then a druggist named Engel gave him a copy of Muller's book on physics, which was precisely the stimulus needed by his creative brain.
Also the coordinator of the Trans Policy Clearinghouse for Campus Pride, a national nonprofit dedicated to making colleges more LGBT-friendly, Beemyn hails Cooper Union's decision as a step in the right direction--while cautioning that there could be privacy issues regarding gender-neutral restrooms that have urinals.
Located in Manhattan, the Cooper Union is one of the country's most exclusive universities specializing in art, architecture and engineering.
The invitation to speak at Cooper Union gave him that opportunity.
Meanwhile, Ivory Tower also chronicles a dramatic clash of competing visions at Cooper Union in New York City.
"But today in Cooper Union I stand on the same place where Abraham Lincoln stood over 150 years ago and condemned the scourge of slavery, to state, loud and clear, that we the Palestinian people condemn terrorism, we condemn what happened on 9/11, we condemn the treatment of Christians and non-Christians by ISIS (Daaish) I am speaking on behalf of 99% of the Muslim peoples around the world."
* Kevin Shi, Aman Grewal, Alyssa Davis, David Shekhtman, and Robert Walsh from The Cooper Union: “Mycrophone”
Then, in April, the chairman of Cooper Union's board of trustees called a meeting in the college's Great Hall.
At least nine full-time members of Cooper Union's art department have signed the students' vote of no confidence in the school president.
The late October leak that the Board seemed to have decided that converting Cooper Union to a tuition-based institution may be the only way to keep the school solvent was met with bewilderment by students and faculty members alike, who demanded to know what, exactly, was going on.
He would, however, discuss Thom Mayne's new Cooper Union building.

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