1Santa Claus University
There is a Santa Claus University in California that teaches professional Santa Claus skills like toy knowledge, poses, and how to avoid a law suit. A top-level Santa Claus can make up to $100,000 a year.
2University of Paris
The University of Paris existed for 820 years from 1150 A.D. to 1970, when it was broken up for being the main source of student revolutionaries who nearly overthrew the French government in May 1968.
Cambridge University's library has run out of room for its more than 9 million books and built a huge store to hold 4 million more. The first book they put in was Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
Yale university's class of '54 at their reunion raised $375,000 with the idea to invest it in a risky portfolio that grew 37% per year to $90 million, which they donated to the university.
5University of Virginia
The University of Virginia offers a class in Computer Security which is formally called "Defense Against the Dark Arts."
In 2007, Georgetown University went as far as banning the possession of multiple ping pong balls in an effort to ban beer pong.
7University of California
The University of California pays its coaches more than they do their Nobel winning professors. Coaches are paid on average three times more than the system’s full-time Nobel laureates.
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Some Canadian universities give an Iron Ring to engineering graduates "as a symbol and reminder of the obligations and ethics associated with their profession."
In 1977, Syracuse University communications students hijacked a TV station. They aired the brand new feature film 'Rocky' and some classic porn movies to the general public on channel 7. This went on for 2 days and during that time the FCC received ZERO complaints.
10University of California
The University of California at Davis is one of the largest breeders and patent holders of strawberry varieties in the world.