Oregon, University of

Oregon, University of, mainly at Eugene; state supported; coeducational; chartered 1872, opened 1876. Its is one of seven institutions in the Oregon Univ. System. The university has schools and colleges of arts and sciences, architecture, business administration, law, education, journalism, and music. It has a notable art museum with an important Asian collection and a museum of natural history that contains collections in anthropology and zoology.

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