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The first of the two was Northwestern University (Evanston, IL).
The second of the two was the State University of New York at Stonybrook.

The latter is now called Stony Brook University - and the various departments were allowed to deteriorate from first-in-the-state (they wanted to make it Berkeley of the East in my day). My opinion is that (1) they wanted to make SUNY Albany (state capital) more like top of the heap, and worse, they completed building the medical school - which then got all the resources that should have gone to the real learning center. So, it's much more so-so than it used to be. Stony Brook University ranking - Google Search[^] Also, when I was there, there were no athletic teams to speak of (except student intramural teams, i.e, fun). No resources wasted on that. In those days, people went their because it offered a good education and a bargain price.


Anecdote: whilst I was doing chemical kinetics research, there was one main-frame in the chemistry department. There were various connections for real-time data acquisition. My guy had priority zero - as they were very quick experiments and they could not wait. Meanwhile, Paul Lauterber[^] also had a connection, he and his students were working on taking NMR images in two dimensions and then deconvoluting the data into an image. When I pushed the "collect" button - their work was halted until my data was collected. It may have only been for a few minutes, total, in CPU time, but I actually interfered with the development of MRI (for which he got a Nobel Prize).



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