Recent Changes for "Land Grant University" - Davis Wikihttp://daviswiki.org/Land_Grant_UniversityRecent Changes of the page "Land Grant University" on Davis Wiki.en-us Land Grant Universityhttp://daviswiki.org/Land_Grant_University2012-01-12 10:12:20CovertProfessorbetter? <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Land Grant University<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The land grant gave the University <span>''alot of land''</span>, which partially explains why UC Davis still owns such a large amount of acreage. The University sold most of its land to emigrants in the 1800s and early 1900s, raising funds to build the schools. However, ["UC Davis"] retains over 5,300 acres of land ([http://facts.ucdavis.edu/numbers.lasso source]). The University puts the land to unique uses for a college ["campus"] -- there is an ["University Airport" airport], a ["Landfill"], and ["Highway 113" two] ["Interstate 80" freeways] running through campus. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The land grant gave the University <span>a great deal of land</span>, which partially explains why UC Davis still owns such a large amount of acreage. The University sold most of its land to emigrants in the 1800s and early 1900s, raising funds to build the schools. However, ["UC Davis"] retains over 5,300 acres of land ([http://facts.ucdavis.edu/numbers.lasso source]). The University puts the land to unique uses for a college ["campus"] -- there is an ["University Airport" airport], a ["Landfill"], and ["Highway 113" two] ["Interstate 80" freeways] running through campus. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Land Grant Universityhttp://daviswiki.org/Land_Grant_University2012-01-12 08:55:40NickSchmalenberger(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Land Grant University<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The land grant gave the University ''alot of land'', which partially explains why UC Davis still owns such a large amount of acreage. The University sold most of its land to emigrants in the 1800s and early 1900s, raising funds to build the schools. However, ["UC Davis"] retains over 5,300 acres of land ([http://facts.ucdavis.edu/numbers.lasso source]). The University puts the land to unique uses for a college ["campus"] -- there is an ["Airport"], a ["Landfill"], and ["Highway 113" two] ["Interstate 80" freeways] running through campus. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The land grant gave the University ''alot of land'', which partially explains why UC Davis still owns such a large amount of acreage. The University sold most of its land to emigrants in the 1800s and early 1900s, raising funds to build the schools. However, ["UC Davis"] retains over 5,300 acres of land ([http://facts.ucdavis.edu/numbers.lasso source]). The University puts the land to unique uses for a college ["campus"] -- there is an ["<span>University </span>Airport"<span>&nbsp;airport</span>], a ["Landfill"], and ["Highway 113" two] ["Interstate 80" freeways] running through campus. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Land Grant Universityhttp://daviswiki.org/Land_Grant_University2012-01-12 08:52:01NickSchmalenbergeris alot a word? a lot looks here like a parcel though :-/ <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Land Grant University<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The land grant gave the University ''a<span>&nbsp;</span>lot of land'', which partially explains why UC Davis still owns such a large amount of acreage. The University sold most of its land to emigrants in the 1800s and early 1900s, raising funds to build the schools. However, ["UC Davis"] retains over 5,300 acres of land ([http://facts.ucdavis.edu/numbers.lasso source]). The University puts the land to unique uses for a college ["campus"] -- there is an ["Airport"], a ["Landfill"], and ["Highway 113" two] ["Interstate 80" freeways] running through campus. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The land grant gave the University ''alot of land'', which partially explains why UC Davis still owns such a large amount of acreage. The University sold most of its land to emigrants in the 1800s and early 1900s, raising funds to build the schools. However, ["UC Davis"] retains over 5,300 acres of land ([http://facts.ucdavis.edu/numbers.lasso source]). The University puts the land to unique uses for a college ["campus"] -- there is an ["Airport"], a ["Landfill"], and ["Highway 113" two] ["Interstate 80" freeways] running through campus. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Land Grant Universityhttp://daviswiki.org/Land_Grant_University2005-07-05 18:50:44BrentLaabsa wanted page. land ho! <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Land Grant University<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ Land Grant Universities were created by an Act of Congress during the American Civil War, the [wiki:WikiPedia:Morrill_Land-Grant_Colleges_Act Morrill Land-Grant Colleges Act of 1862]. The University of California is one of these colleges, and UC Berkeley was established shortly after in 1868. Land Grants established many of the major universities in the U.S., especially in the Western States.<br> + <br> + The land grant gave the University ''a lot of land'', which partially explains why UC Davis still owns such a large amount of acreage. The University sold most of its land to emigrants in the 1800s and early 1900s, raising funds to build the schools. However, ["UC Davis"] retains over 5,300 acres of land ([http://facts.ucdavis.edu/numbers.lasso source]). The University puts the land to unique uses for a college ["campus"] -- there is an ["Airport"], a ["Landfill"], and ["Highway 113" two] ["Interstate 80" freeways] running through campus.<br> + <br> + The Land-Grant Colleges Act decreed that land-grant schools have a ["Cooperative Extension"], which still exists to this day. Land grant colleges are also required to teach engineering and military science, so kicking the ["ROTC"] off of Campus may be more difficult than it sounds.<br> + <br> + And the rest is ["Town History"].<br> + <br> + More info: see the [wiki:WikiPedia:Land-grant_university wikipedia article].</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div>