Definitions for alma materˈɑl mə ˈmɑ tər, ˈæl-; ˈæl mə ˈmeɪ tər
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your alma mater is a school you graduated from
A school or college from which an individual has graduated or which they have attended.
A school's anthem or song.
Origin: for "nourishing mother". Derives from the full name ("Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna") of the oldest European university, the University of Bologna (founded in 1088).
a college or seminary where one is educated
Origin: [L., fostering mother.]
Alma Mater was used in ancient Rome as a title for various mother goddesses, especially Ceres or Cybele, and in Christianity for the Virgin Mary. In the modern language in North America, it is often any school, college, or university at which one has studied, and usually, from which one has graduated. The term may also refer to a song or hymn associated with a school.
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Love my alma mater, but rooting for a Hawkeyes win today. #RoseBowl.
Ohio Gov. John Kasichplans to launch his presidential bid on July 21in Columbus, hoping his strength in the quintessential swing state will help him win over Republican voters who aim to take back the White House in 2016. Kasich will share his presidential intentions at his alma mater, Ohio State University, said Chris Schrimpf, a spokesman for the governor's 2016 effort.
I am extremely proud to be an alumnus of The University of Manchester, England. The University gave me a wonderful opportunity to pursue my Ph.D. by awarding me with Dalton Chemical Research Scholarship, one of the most prestigious scholarships. It's surely the major accomplishment and a premier milestone in my life. My grateful thanks and heartfelt best wishes to The University of Manchester, one of the greatest Universities in the world.....this year ranked 5th in the UK and 38th worldwide. Keep it up, my Alma Mater.
Je suis extrêmement fier d'être un ancien élève de l'université de Manchester, en Angleterre. L'université m'a donné une excellente occasion de poursuivre mon doctorat par moi attribution de bourses de recherche dalton chimique, l'une des bourses les plus prestigieuses. C'est sûrement la plus grande réalisation et une étape de choix dans ma vie. Mes remerciements et vœux les plus sincères à l'Université de Manchester, l'un des plus grandes universités dans le monde ..... cette année classé 5e au Royaume-Uni et 38e dans le monde entier. Keep it up, mon alma mater.
I had worked at the University of St. Andrews, over 25 years ago during 1985-88, as an academic staff and a research fellow at the Department of Chemistry. Those were the most wonderful and highly productive three and half years of my life. I was fortunate to work in association with one of the genius Scientists in the UK (Professor David Cole-Hamilton) at the most beautiful place in the world, St. Andrews. My research work had led to various patents and publications, creating a notable mark of distinction that stll makes me extremely proud. University of St. Andrews is not only the oldest and highly prestigious University in the world, but also the Crème de la crème, best of the best, and cut above the rest! My Best Wishes from USA, to University of St. Andrews. Mòran taing, Alma Mater.
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