[quantify] Notable University of Minnesota alumni include two vice presidents of the United States, Hubert Humphrey and Walter Mondale, and Bob Dylan, who received the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature. The Minnesota Golden Gophers compete in 21 intercollegiate sports in the NCAA Division I Big Ten Conference and have won 29 national championships.
1 day ago · Elinor Ostrom – recipient of the 2009 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences; Randy Schekman – recipient of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Medicine; Glenn T. Seaborg – recipient of the 1951 Nobel Prize in Chemistry; William F. Sharpe – recipient of the 1990 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences; Academia, science and technology
2 days ago · In 1986 the men's soccer team captured Duke's first National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) championship, and the men's basketball team followed shortly thereafter with championships in 1991 and 1992, then again in 2001, 2010, and 2015. Duke Forward, a seven-year fundraising campaign, raised $3.85 billion by August 2017.
Nobel laureates including Sir Harry Kroto (1996 Nobel Prize in Chemistry), J. M. G. Le Clézio (2008 Nobel Prize in Literature) and Joseph Stiglitz (2001 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences) have also appeared. SECU: SEC Academic Initiative. Mississippi State University is a member of the SEC Academic Consortium.
Prior to the 2017 season, the NWSL and A&E Networks signed a three-year deal which calls for A&E's Lifetime network to broadcast a weekly Saturday afternoon game; the deal also saw A&E take an ownership stake in the league. The league expanded to a maximum of 10 teams in 2016 and 2017 before dropping to 9 for the 2018 season.
4 days ago · Sam Match (1923–2010), tennis player; won the NCAA doubles championship with Rice University in 1947 Harold Solomon (born 1952), professional tennis player ranked as high as number 5 in the world 
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Feb 14, 2021 · Today would have been the 121st birthday of Boris Pasternak, the 1958 Nobel Prize in Literature winning Russian poet and author of the novel “Doctor Zhivago”. Yura is the boy who will grow up to be the title hero of the book. Yura realized how much he owed to his uncle for the general qualities of his character.
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