The Stanford Linear Accelerator Center. Unlike other particle accelerators, which are shaped like large circles, this one is housed in a very long, straight building. They will take high school students as summer interns

Abbreviation for Small Liberal Arts College. Such schools usually have a focus on the Humanitites (history, sociology, literature, psychology, philosophy, etc) and tend to feature pictures of students fraternizing with smiling professors amidst a stand of trees in their glossy promotional literature.

Contrast with BRU.

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