Denver, University of, at Denver; coeducational; United Methodist; chartered 1864 and opened as Colorado Seminary by John Evans and others. In 1880 it was reorganized as the Univ. of Denver. It maintains Chamberlin Observatory and, in cooperation with other institutions, high-altitude laboratories at Echo Lake and at Mt. Evans. There are centers for international education, Judaic studies, and Latin American studies.
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