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Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art,

accredited institution of higher education; in New York City; coeducational; chartered and opened in 1859. Founded by Peter CooperCooper, Peter,
1791–1883, American inventor, industrialist, and philanthropist, b. New York City. After achieving success in the glue business, Cooper, with two partners, erected (1829) the Canton Iron Works in Baltimore.
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, it pioneered in evening engineering and art schools; day schools were added in 1900. Today it includes schools of engineering, art, and architecture, a division of adult education, and a faculty of humanities and social sciences. A new academic building located at Cooper Square in the East Village and designed by Thom MayneMayne, Thom,
1944–, American architect, b. Waterbury, Conn., grad. Univ. of Southern California (B.A., 1968), Harvard (M.A., 1978). In 1972 Mayne cofounded the firm Morphosis in Santa Monica, Calif., where he is still principal.
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 opened in 2009. The Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, was founded in 1897 as part of Cooper Union by Sarah, Eleanor, and Amy Hewitt, granddaughters of Peter Cooper. Since 1967 the museum, still located in New York City, has been a division of the Smithsonian InstitutionSmithsonian Institution,
research and education center, mainly at Washington, D.C.; founded 1846 under the terms of the will of James Smithson of London, who in 1829 bequeathed his fortune to the United States to create an establishment for the "increase and diffusion of
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This feels like a problem we cannot solve, but Peter Cooper and Cooper Union have been training us to solve this kind of problem.
Cooper Union also offered public lectures on government, political economy, and American history.
For decades, members of the Board of Trustees have strived to keep The Cooper Union solvent while preserving its academic excellence and full-tuition scholarship policy.
Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.
The four-day course will be given in the Great Hall at Cooper Union beginning November 12, 2012, and will be led by Susan Dee, previously of the New York State Energy Office, an industry veteran who has audited over 100 multifamily and over 50 government and institutional buildings.
Mark's Bookshop, an alternative bookstore in the East Village is struggling to pay its rent to the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Arts, and the Cooper Square Committee is seeking at least 4,000 signatures on a petition to get Cooper Union to lower the rent, Galleycat reported.
Right after the election, he gave a speech at New York's Cooper Union, and 900 people showed up; about 400 more were turned away.
The first show was an inspired juxtaposition of work by Christian Holstad and recent Cooper Union graduates Nick Mauss and Shelby Hughes.
Trained as a mechanical engineer at Cooper Union in New York, he had earned a doctorate in nuclear engineering at North Carolina State University, where he also taught and headed an environmental studies office.
NEW YORK -- Vikas Kapoor, president and CEO of iQor, has joined the Board of Trustees of The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art.
April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Typographics is an ambitious two-day typography conference, surrounded by two weeks of workshops and events, planned for this June at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York City.
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