Nobel is a proper noun. Nobel is (1) Swedish chemist remembered for his invention of dynamite and for the bequest that created the Nobel prizes (1833-1896).
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This is the official website of the Nobel Foundation. It provides a detailed history of the prize and all its winners since its inception in 1901. There are biographies, interviews, articles, photos, and more. There have been 107 Nobel Peace Prizes awarded, and there is an extensive section of background and history on this award. Users can browse sites to find specific prizes, find games, and more.
The University of Colorado is located in Boulder. There are almost 29,000 students and 3715 faculty members, including 4 Nobel Laureates and 7 MacArthur Fellows. The University offers 85 undergraduate majors, 61 master's level programs, and 48 doctoral programs.
UCSB was established in 1944. The school has a faculty of 1080, five of whom are Nobel prize winners. UCSB is known as one of the hottest schools according to Newsweek Magazine. Besides the school of arts and sciences, UCSB has a College of Creative Studies, an engineering school, an education school, and an environmental science program. There is also a UCBS Washington Center.
The University of Illinois began as Illinois Industrial University in 1867. In 1885 it became one of the original Land-Grant State Universities. The University has the largest public university library in the country. There are approximately 42,000 total students enrolled, 88% from Illinois and almost 3000 faculty, including 21 Nobel prize winners and 20 Pulitzer prize winners.
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