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Widener University

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    Частный университет в г. Честере, шт. Пенсильвания. Основан в 1821 в г. Вилмингтоне, шт. Делавэр, ныне зарегистрирован в двух штатах. В настоящее время уделяет основное внимание гуманитарным наукам, первоначально был известен как Пенсильванский военный колледж [Pennsylvania Military College] (первый военный колледж США, который использовал боевых офицеров вооруженных сил в качестве преподавателей, и современное оружие в качестве наглядных пособий). Современная структура образована в 1972 после упразднения кадетского корпуса. В 1972-79 назывался Уайднеровский колледж [Widener College] в честь семьи филадельфийских филантропов. С 1979 статус университета. Художественный музей [Widener University Art Collection and Gallery] известен собранием американской и европейской живописи XVIII-XIX вв. и азиатским искусством XIX в.

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