Saturday, January 24, 2015

America’s Top Architecture Schools

America's Best Architecture Schools

COMPARISON OF PREVIOUS RANKINGS: UNDERGRADUATE
 201520142013201220112010200920082007
Cornell University
1
2
1
1
1
1
1
2
1
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
2
1
5
4
4
3
3
4
6
Rice University
3
3
3
5
3
9
8
11
2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
4
5
7
3
4
4
2
1
4
Syracuse University
5
6
3
7
2
2
4
3
3
University of Texas at Austin
6
4
6
2
7
5
6
6
9
Rhode Island School of Design
7
10
7
6
11
7
4
17
5
Southern California Institute of Architecture
8
9
2
7
6
--
19
--
--
Pratt Institute
9
11
11
10
9
15
12
9
14
University of Southern California
10
7
16
12
9
10
12
12
14
Note: Where more than one school receives the same number of votes, the schools are given the same numerical ranking, and the next rank is omitted.

COMPARISON OF PREVIOUS RANKINGS: GRADUATE
 201520142013201220112010200920082007
Harvard University
1
1
1
1
2
1
1
1
1
Columbia University
2
3
2
3
4
4
3
3
9
Yale University
3
2
3
2
3
2
4
13
3
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
4
4
4
6
5
3
4
2
4
Cornell University
5
5
5
6
6
7
6
3
6
University of Michigan
6
7
11
8
1
--
9
8
16
Rice University
7
5
15
14
16
15
16
10
6
University of Pennsylvania
7
14
15
8
8
11
--
18
11
University of Virginia
9
18
7
11
14
9
11
13
5
University of California, Berkeley
10
9
7
14
10
9
17
8
--
Washington University in St. Louis
10
11
9
4
9
11
6
5
6


2015
THE TOP 10 UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS
1
Cornell University
2
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
3
Rice University
4
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
5
Syracuse University
6
University of Texas at Austin
7
Rhode Island School of Design
8
Southern California Institute of Architecture
9
Pratt Institute
10
University of Southern California

THE TOP 10 GRADUATE PROGRAMS
1
Harvard University
2
Columbia University
3
Yale University
4
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
5
Cornell University
5
University of Michigan
7
Rice University
7*
University of Pennsylvania
9
University of Virginia
10
University of California, Berkeley
10
Washington University in St. Louis

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Big Five Orchestras in the USA

American Big Five Orchestras
US News Best Colleges - National Universities
Music schools in the United States

Bassoon - Bassoonist - Bassoonists - Music Schools

New York Philharmonic - Juilliard SchoolColumbia University Department of MusicManhattan School of Music

Boston Symphony Orchestra - Boston University College of Fine ArtsNew England Conservatory of Music, (Berklee College of Music), (Boston Conservatory)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Northwestern University Bienen School of MusicDePaul University School of Music

Philadelphia Orchestra - Curtis Institute of MusicTemple University College of Music

Cleveland Orchestra - Cleveland Institute of MusicOberlin College Conservatory of Music

Los Angeles Philharmonic - USC School of Music, (UCLA School of Music)

San Francisco Symphony - San Francisco Conservatory of Music, (University of California, Berkeley Department of Music)

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra - Emory University Department of Music

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra - CMU School of Music

Houston Symphony - Rice University School of Music - Benjamin Kamins

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra - Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University

National Symphony Orchestra - University of Maryland School of MusicCatholic University of America School of Music

Minnesota Orchestra - University of MN School of Music

St. Louis Symphony - Washington University Department of Music

The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Bad Luck of Random Mutations Plays Predominant Role in Cancer

Bad Luck of Random Mutations Plays Predominant Role in Cancer

Cancers due to bad luck:
Head osteosarcoma, Glioblastoma, Medulloblastoma, Head & Neck, Thyroid medullary, Lung (non-smokers), Esophageal, Arms osteosarcoma, Hepatocellular, Pancreatic ductal, Pancreatic Islet, Gallbladder, Duodenum, Small intestine, Pelvis osteosarcoma, Ovarian germ cell, Testicular germ cell, Melanoma, Osteosarcoma; Leg Osteosarcoma, Chronic lymphocytic leukemia; Acute myeloid leukemia


Cancers due to bad luck plus environmental and inherited factors:
Basal cell carcinoma, HPV.16 head & neck, Thyroid follicular, Lung (smokers), HCV hepatocellular, Colorectal adenocarcinoma; Lynch colorectal; FAP colorectal

Monday, January 05, 2015

Boba milk tea

Bubble tea, Pearl milk tea, Boba milk tea

Easy Way 休閒小站 1992
Quickly 快可立 1996 83+
Tapioca Express 品客多1999 25+
Lollicup 2000 25+
It's Boba Time Korean 2003 11+
Half and Half Tea Express 伴伴堂 2007 7