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House Proceeding on Mar 15th, 2010 :: 0:11:35 to 0:14:00
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Judy Biggert

0:11:31 to 0:11:53( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: it and its future students in its endeavors. i thank representative giffords for bringing this resolution forward. i ask members to join me in supporting this resolution, and i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman reserves. the gentlewoman from illinois. mrs. biggert: i thank you, madam speaker. i yield myself such time as i may consume. madam speaker, i rise today in support of house resolution 1145, recognizing the

Judy Biggert

0:11:35 to 0:14:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Judy Biggert

Judy Biggert

0:11:54 to 0:12:15( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: university of arizona's 125 years of dedication to excellence in higher education. the university of arizona, located in tucson, arizona, was founded in 1885 and first opened its doors to students in 1891. 32 students applied for the first semester, but only six were admitted to the freshman class.

Judy Biggert

0:12:16 to 0:12:37( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: the remaing 26 students were enrolled in a specially established prep school, since there were no high schools in the area. today, the university of arizona has 29,719 undergraduate students, 6,962 graduate students and 1,376 professional and medical students.

Judy Biggert

0:12:38 to 0:13:00( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: the university is ranked number 16 among all public universities by the national science foundation. the university has a three-fold commitment to education, research and community service and education and offers more than 300 undergduate degrees through 20 colleges and other schools.

Judy Biggert

0:13:01 to 0:13:22( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: it has academic programs but the students also excels in athletics. the university houses 18 ncaa athletic teams. the university of arizona wildcats basketball team has reached the ncaa tournament for the last 25 consecutive years. the women's softball team is among the top programs in the

Judy Biggert

0:13:23 to 0:13:43( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: country and has won eight women's college world series. the university of arizona is designated as both a land grant and space grant institution and research conducted at the university has led to advances such as the development of cotton and new artificial hearts and has helped in the building of the largest telescopes in the world.

Judy Biggert

0:13:44 to 0:14:02( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: the mission of the university is to discover, educate, serve and inspire. and the accomplishments of the students reads like this. i extend my cgratulations to the university of arizona for 125 years of excellence in higher education and wish all

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