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   The regents of the University have also entrusted to their charge the United States Experiment Station.
   Courses in University Extension, including Farmers' Institutes.
   There is also affiliated with the University a School of Music and one of Art, in which, pending the opening of the College of Fine Arts, instruction is given in every grade of instrumental and vocal music, and in drawing, painting, wood carving, modeling, etching, and the history of art.
   Pending the establishment of a geological and natural history survey and the development of other boards by the state, members of the University faculty are, by appointment of the governor and the legislature, acting state botanist, acting state chemist, acting state entomologist, acting state geologist, acting state veterinarian.
   THE GRADUATE SCHOOL.--In each of the colleges there are advanced courses of study leading to second degrees; These courses are open to graduates of any college upon the presentation of their diplomas, provided the administering council of the school is satisfied that they are prepared to enter upon work.
   The COLLEGE OF LITERATURE, SCIENCE, AND THE ARTS contains the classical, English, literary, and philosophical groups of studies, leading to the degree of Bachelor of Arts. Ordinarily a student would need to be in residence for four years.
   The INDUSTRIAL COLLEGE, embracing the Colleges of Agriculture, Practical Science, Civil Engineering, and the Mechanic Arts, contains the agricultural, biological, chemical, physical, civil engineering, electrical and steam engineering, general scientific, and mathematical-physi-



cal groups, leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science. Ordinarily a student would need to be in residence for four years.
   The COLLEGE OF LAW offers a two-years course of instruction leading to the degree of Bachelor of Laws.
   The SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE is a secondary school, training primarily for practical farm life. There is a short course of eighteen weeks alternating with a long course of three terms of eighteen weeks each, for three successive years. It is hoped that the latter course may partially prepare for the agricultural group in the Industrial College.
   The SCHOOL OF MECHANIC ARTS is a secondary school training in the principles of practical mechanics. It has a two-years course.
   The SUGAR SCHOOL offers a one-year course of instruction in the best methods of sugar beet culture and in the details of factory methods of sugar making.
   The SPECIAL PROFESSIONAL COURSES in Medicine and Law and journalism are short courses intended to be preparatory to the advanced courses of the professional schools. The Teachers' Course is an advanced course, and, in fact, the beginning of a professional school.
   The SUMMER SCHOOL is primarily for teachers. A four-weeks course of instruction is offered in various University subjects for those whose school duties prevent them from taking a regular University course.
   The EXPERIMENT STATION is for investigation of agricultural questions and the diffusion of knowledge in this field by means of the publication of bulletins.
   UNIVERSITY EXTENSION, including Farmers' Institutes,



is a means for adult education beyond the bounds of the University.
   The campus of the University covers the four squares bounded by R, T, Tenth, and Twelfth streets, in Lincoln. The location is a central one, and is easily accessible from all the railway stations. On this campus are eight buildings, and on the University Farm are six.
   The University year embraces thirty-eight weeks, beginning September fourteenth.
   All colleges and schools, except the College of Law, the Summer School, and the affiliated Schools of Music and Art, are open free to all properly prepared students from this state or any part of the world. There is a nominal matriculation fee of five dollars, paid once for each degree for which a person registers.
   The average cost of a year at the University ought not to exceed $175. Many spend much less than this sum. The students board and lodge among the families of the city.
   Many students partially support themselves while at the University, a few even pay their own way. Work of all kinds is found in a city the size of Lincoln.
   The Calendar of the University, published annually, is sent free of charge to any applying for it.

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