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Astronomy consortiums, such as the Associated Universities, Inc. and Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, were founded to design, build, and/or operate observatories at such sites as Kitt Peak in Arizona and Mauna Lea in Hawaii with National Science Foundation funding. Colleges and universities also formed other consortiums to conduct atmospheric research (through the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research) and to share the cost of building and operating facilities such as the WIYN, MDM, and W.

A number of art museums still use “gallery” in their names, such as the Grey Art Gallery at New York University; Yale University Art Gallery; Tufts University Art Gallery; Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington; Schumacher Gallery, Capital University, and Trout Gallery, Dickinson College. So do museum-like galleries like the Picker Art Gallery at Colgate University; Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College; and UB Anderson Gallery, Buffalo State College. A few art museums use both gallery and museum in their names, such as Blaffer Gallery: The Art Museum of the University of Houston and Lehigh University Art Galleries/Museum.

Louis University, and Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics, University of Kansas, 1993; Idea Place, Louisiana Tech University, and Deer Valley Rock Art Center, Arizona State University, 1994; Bob Campbell Geology Museum, Clemson University, 1998; Kansas State University Insect Zoo, 1999; Penn State All-Sports Museum, 2002; Oscar E. Monnig Meteorite Gallery, Texas Christian University, 2003; Natural History Museum and Planetarium, Georgia College and State University, 2004; Leitner Family Observatory and Planetarium, Yale University, and University of Washington Botanic Gardens, 2005; Museum of Biodiversity, University of Notre Dame, 2006; Kemp Mineral Resources Museum, Lake Superior State University, 2007; and Michael E.

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