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  • 1934
  • However, by the 1930s, discussions arose about the need for new library space, and the Main Building was razed in 1934 over the objections of many students and faculty. (wikipedia.org)
  • This extended the time students used Old Main and in 1934 the school changed to a 4 year college known as Frostburg State Teachers College.1 From this point on students taking classes in Old Main would earn a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. (wikipedia.org)
  • classrooms
  • When opened, Old Main was called the University Building because it housed the entire university: classrooms, labs, administration, maintenance, an auditorium and a library were included, plus a two-story, 500-seat auditorium on the second level that quickly became the entertainment center for Laramie. (wikipedia.org)
  • It houses some administrative offices for the university, the President's office, numerous conference rooms, several classrooms, and a visitors center. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dedicated in February 1898, Old Main was originally all classrooms on the second and third floor, with an auditorium (the Assembly Hall) on the upper floor and a library on the lower level (which now houses the university's telephone service unit). (wikipedia.org)
  • entrance
  • The front approach is at the end of a mile-long road, Palm Drive, which leads from the main entrance onto the university grounds and is lined with Canary Island palm trees. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Main Quad also has open covered walkways around the Inner Quad courtyard, Memorial Court, and around the exterior of the entire structure except for the main entrance, the east and west gateways, and part of the back. (wikipedia.org)
  • Each bay on the wings duplicates the pattern of windows from the central facade, but the wings' central bays and gables extend higher than the corresponding bay above the main entrance. (wikipedia.org)
  • footprint
  • The heavy stone construction, the axial nature, the use of symmetry, the use of the arch, and the rectangular footprint displayed at Old Main are all strong characteristics of Romanesque construction. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1973
  • In 1973, Old Main was placed on the National Register of Historic Sites. (wikipedia.org)
  • First completed in 1888 and rebuilt after a fire in 1903, Main Building has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1973, along with adjacent Holy Cross Hall. (wikipedia.org)
  • Centre
  • The city is at the centre of the larger Frankfurt Rhine-Main Metropolitan Region which has a population of 5,500,000 and is Germany's second-largest metropolitan region . (wn.com)
  • The programme of research will be carried out by Dr Aleisha Clarke from the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Health Promotion Research at the National University of Ireland Galway. (utwente.nl)
  • History
  • During its history, Old Main has housed many different departments and served many different administrative functions. (wikipedia.org)
  • UK Main Building History. (wikipedia.org)
  • Between 1940 and 1949, Henry Varnum Poor utilized the fresco style to paint large murals (over 1300 ft²) on the second floor of Old Main that depict Penn State's land grant history. (wikipedia.org)
  • Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main ) is a university which was founded in 1914 as a Citizens' University, which means that, while it was a State university of Prussia , it had been founded and financed by the wealthy and active liberal citizenry of Frankfurt am Main , a unique feature in German university history. (wn.com)
  • originally
  • Old Main, University of Arizona, originally known as the University of Arizona, School of Agriculture building, was the first building constructed on the University of Arizona campus in Tucson, Arizona, United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • When university officials discovered federal loans were available for agricultural schools, they renamed the building from the originally planned School of Mines to the School of Agriculture. (wikipedia.org)
  • The building, originally known as "New Main", was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] Originally, the University planned to use the Tower as a library space, using a dumbwaiter system to carry books from the upper floors to the students requesting them in the circulation room on a lower floor. (wikipedia.org)
  • Originally Old Main was used to instruct students in teaching at the elementary level which was a two year program.1 In 1931 the Maryland General Assembly passed an act requiring a three year program for students. (wikipedia.org)
  • extensively
  • After a considerable period of debate over whether to restore the old building or tear it down, restoration work began in the summer of 1989 and Old Main was renovated extensively. (wikipedia.org)
  • school
  • Old Main and/or University of Arizona, School of Agriculture" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • University of Bristol School of Oral & Dental Sciences. (cqc.org.uk)
  • By 1926 the building had become overcrowded and Central High School was moved to its present location at 2425 Tuxedo St. The building was then given over entirely to the college and was renamed as the Main Building. (wikipedia.org)
  • Frostburg State University itself was established in 1899 as State Normal School No. 2 by an act of the General Assembly under Governor Lloyd Lowndes.1 Old Main was the first building for which the cornerstone was laid on September 4, 1899 by the mayor of Frostburg, Joseph Bear. (wikipedia.org)
  • Today, Old Main at Texas State holds the College of Fine Arts and Communication along with the School of Journalism and Mass Communication. (wikipedia.org)
  • He is a distinguished professor in the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies at Indiana University , a school named after him and the late Sen ... After graduation, he attended Goethe University in Frankfurt - am - Main , Germany , but didn't do much studying. (wn.com)
  • Main Building is the central administration building of St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas, and formerly also of St. Edward's High School (now defunct). (wikipedia.org)
  • She earned degrees from the Arizona School of Health Sciences, Kent State University and Ohio State University. (healthyhearing.com)
  • Annually
  • Annually, the university hosts the Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon (THON), which is the world's largest student-run philanthropy. (fastweb.com)
  • Construction
  • Construction began in 1874, when the old main building Kungshuset had become too small for the growing number of students. (wikipedia.org)
  • At the time of construction, Old Main would have had a similar level of importance to the Wyoming Territory as the other two structures. (wikipedia.org)
  • Shortly after the construction of Old Main, the state of Wyoming was accepted to the union in 1890. (wikipedia.org)
  • Construction of the second Main Building, which replaced the first, began in 1864 and was completed in 1865. (wikipedia.org)
  • Carl J. Eckhardt Jr., head of the Physical Plant in 1931, supervised the construction of the Main Building Tower. (wikipedia.org)
  • The original Old Main was completed in 1863 after a six-year period of construction. (wikipedia.org)
  • Piersol's son was one of 200 workmen involved with the construction of Old Main. (wikipedia.org)
  • Penn State
  • The Pennsylvania State University (commonly referred to as Penn State or PSU) is a public, state-related research university with campuses and facilities in Pennsylvania. (fastweb.com)
  • Today, Old Main serves as the administrative center of Penn State, housing the offices of the president and other officials. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hall
  • In 1873, the University of Arkansas purchased Van Osdel's plans for the University Hall at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (demolished in 1938) and erected an identical structure. (wikipedia.org)
  • Called "University Hall," the western attachment to the 1896 building included a commencement hall, eight recreation rooms, five restrooms, two cloak rooms, a study hall, library and gymnasium. (wikipedia.org)
  • Main Hall was the second building on the Lawrence campus, after the long-demolished Lawrence Institute building erected in 1848. (wikipedia.org)
  • The corresponding building on the west side (Math Corner), Jordan Hall, is named for David Starr Jordan, the first president of the university. (wikipedia.org)
  • Building 460 is Margaret Jacks Hall, named in 1980 for the daughter (who died in 1962 and left a bequest to the university) of David Jacks. (wikipedia.org)
  • Main Building is a roughly rectangular four-story hall, clad with local white limestone on its northern facade, with a central bell tower projecting several stories higher from the rear. (wikipedia.org)
  • roof
  • About eleven in the morning on Wednesday morning, 23 April 1879, smoke and flames could be seen rising from the roof of the Main Building. (wikipedia.org)
  • Students
  • Berger funded the project as a memorial for 13 University of Arizona students who were killed in World War I, including his nephew. (wikipedia.org)
  • Strange noises and events have been reported for several years in Old Main by students. (wikipedia.org)
  • The building was examined by Ross Allison, a founding member of Advanced Ghost Hunters of Seattle Tacoma, who believed something paranormal was involved.3 It is unknown if any students had in fact ended their own lives in Old Main or if there are currently any experiences ongoing in the building, but the urban legend of the haunting of Old Main has persisted for many years and is still discussed occasionally. (wikipedia.org)
  • bells
  • The original chimes remained in use until the late 1970s when the university replaced them with a mix of mechanical and electronic bells. (wikipedia.org)
  • The refurbished bell is now on display near old main and the bells heard on campus today are electrical chimes. (wikipedia.org)
  • hosts
  • The vast university campus hosts large number of mango trees of different varieties planted along roadsides, in compounds of residences, departments and hostels, and in open fields. (techgape.com)
  • begun
  • After nearly a hundred years of use, Old Main had really begun to show its age, and in 1981 the building was closed for safety reasons. (wikipedia.org)
  • College
  • Its University Park campus, the flagship campus, lies within the Borough of State College and College Township. (fastweb.com)
  • The conference will be held at the University of Toronto, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King's College Circle, Toronto. (bio-medicine.org)
  • In 1937, the building, which had no official name prior, was coined Old Main in a Marshall College catalog. (wikipedia.org)
  • At three o'clock Father William Corby, the University president, met with his wisest assistants and they determined that nothing could be done but close the college for the year. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1923 this would become the four-year degree granting College of the City of Detroit, one of the main precursor institutions of today's Wayne State University. (wikipedia.org)
  • Today, the renovated Old Main serves as the home of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences of Wayne State University as well as accommodating many other classes in a wide variety of subjects. (wikipedia.org)
  • E. Northcraft designed the building for Southwest Texas State Normal College (now Texas State University) in 1902. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tower
  • The modern-day Main Building and Tower were constructed in its place. (wikipedia.org)
  • On August 1, 1966, Charles Joseph Whitman, an architectural engineering student at the university, barricaded himself in the observation deck of the tower of the Main Building with a scoped Remington 700 deer rifle and various other weapons. (wikipedia.org)
  • To mark more somber events, such as the passing of a former president of the university, the Tower remains darkened with a soft grey glow through the night. (wikipedia.org)
  • The bell was removed from the Old Main tower and rung for the first time since 1929. (wikipedia.org)