The word institute is a noun. Institute means (1) an association organized to promote art or science or education.
Institute is also a verb that means (1) avance or set forth in court, (2) set up or lay the groundwork for.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word institute.
- SANS Institute
SANS (SysAdmin, Audit, Network, Security) Institute
was established in 1989 as a cooperative research and education organization. It is the largest source for information security training, certification and research. Many SANS resources such as Storm Center
are free, as are many original research papers. SANS trains more than 12,000 people a year. Information about training is on the website.
- Stevens Institute of Technology
is located in Hoboken, New Jersey and was founded in 1870. It offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in four schools: Engineering and Science; Technology Management; Systems & Enterprises; and Arts & Sciences. There are approximately 1800 students from 28 countries and 42 states. Information about applying and visiting the school is available on the website.
- Institute of Education Sciences
The IES' mission is to provide rigorous and relevant evidence on which to ground education practice and policy and share this information broadly. By identifying what works, what doesn't, and why, the Institute
aims to improve educational outcomes for all students, particularly those at risk of failure. The IES is the research arm of the U.S. Department of Education.
- The Art Institute of Chicago
Located in Grant Park, the encyclopedic Art Institute
of Chicago (AIC) is associated with a school of the same name. As one of the largest art museums in the USA, its permanent collection features Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art as well as American art, Old Masters, decorative arts, Asian art, and modern and contemporary art. Industrial, graphic, and architecture design exhibits are also on display in this Beaux-Arts style building.
- American Institute of Physics
The AIP is an organization of physical sciences professionals. Publishes numerous journals. The site also contains sections on history, jobs, and announcements of meetings of the National AIP and smaller groups.
- Georgia Institute of Technology
Georgia Tech, located in Atlanta, was founded in 1885. In 1961, it was the first university in the Deep South to admit African-American students without a court order. Today there are more than 16,000 students enrolled in a focused, technologically-based education. The school has separate schools in Computing, Architecture, Engineering, Management, Arts & Sciences, and Science.
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MIT, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is one of the top schools of science and technology in the world. It also houses the Sloan School of Management and a School of Architecture and City Planning. There are 4000 undergraduates and 6000 graduate students with a faculty of approximately 1000.
- National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
The NHLBI, a branch of the National Institutes of Health, provides information for patients and the public, health professionals, and researchers. Also information on funding and grants, NHLBI research programs, clinical trials, networks and outreach, and news and events. There are educational tutorials, recipes for healthy eating, health assessment tools, and much more.
- National Institute for Early Education Research
Founded at Rutgers University Graduate School of Education, NIEER's mission is to provide research and research opportunities to educators, policy makers, researchers, and journalists about education for 3 and 4 year olds.
- NIMH: National Institute of Mental Health
The NIMH, founded in 1946 and part of the National Institutes of Health, is the lead Federal agency for research on mental and behavioral disorders. The website provides information about mental disorders, searchable by type. There is also information about research and funding, clinical trials, scientific meetings, publications, news and more.
- National Institute of Standards and Technology
Founded in 1901, NIST is a federal agency within the United States Commerce Department. The NIST strives to promote the nation's innovation and competitiveness by advancing science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance our economic security and quality of life.
- PMI: Project Management Institute
PMI, with more than 240,000 members in over 160 countries, is an organization for the project management profession. Project Managers follow a business or building project from start to finish. PMI offers support, education, advocacy, and information about processes for achieving the goals of the individual projects that PM's undertake. PM's can find out how to join on the website.
- Fashion Institute of Technology
FIT is a State University of New York college for design, art, communications, and business, with a focus on, and connection to, the fashion industry.
The Institute, established in 1995, is the largest professional society in the world for professionals in the field of operations research. INFORMS publishes 12 journals that describe the latest O.R. methods and applications. It also organizes conferences and meetings that provide a place for OR professionals to communicate with each other. The website describes INFORMS and how to join.
Professional association of architects in the UK and elsewhere. Site features architectural news, exhibitions, architect directories, and an extensive architecture resources library.
The Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC) is affiliated with the Lozano Long Institute
of Latin American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. Its mission is to facilitate Internet-based information to, from, and on Latin America. Can be searched by topic and by country. The site also describes research projects being carried out at the Institute.
- Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Part of the Smithsonian Institute, the Hirshhorn is the Museum for contemporary art and sculpture located on the Mall in Washington D.C. The website contains information about visiting, exhibitions, important archival collections, and research facilities.
- AIGA: The Professional Association for Design
AIGA was founded as the American Institute
of Graphic Arts in 1914. Now it represents more than 19,000 designers. AIGA provides five main functions for designers: information, communication, inspiration, validation, and representation. On the website, designers can find out how to join the AIGA and information about competitions, events, publications, and much more.
AlterNet, founded in 1998 by IMI (the International Media Institute), is a news magazine and online community that provides a voice for a liberal political viewpoint. It strives to strengthen and support independent journalism. AlterNet strives to challenge the mainstream media and its influence. There are articles, blogs, videos, discussions, and more.
- Coca Cola
This is the website for Coke, which has over 400 beverages in 200 countries. The website lists all the products and also has information about hydration, children's needs, the facts about caffeine an soft drink, and other useful health-related information. The site also describes the Beverage Institute
for Health and Wellness, a research organization set up by Coke.
- Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science
The website for the School of Computer Science has 6 divisions that are fully described, plus a number of Institutes within the divisions such as the Robotics Institute, Entertainment Technology, and others. The school offers degrees at both the Undergraduate and Graduate levels. Information about the programs, how to apply, and much more is available on the website.
Produced by the Space Science Institute's Office of Public Outreach, this website provides all kinds of information about the Hubble telescope and its discoveries. Offers information about visiting the Space Science Institute
in Maryland, news, education sites, an online gallery, and information about astronomy in general.
This website comes from the Institute
of Physics Publishing. It provides users with nanotechnology news, products, jobs, events and information. The site also contains highlights of the latest Nanotechnology Journal, subscription information, and how to submit a paper to the journal. There is also information of companies that use nanotechnology and the site can be searched by company name.
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