Answered By: Miranda Rectenwald
Last Updated: Dec 29, 2016     Views: 793

The University's motto, adopted in 1915, is Per Veritatem Vis, meaning "Strength Through Truth".

The inscription above the clock on the West facade of Brookings Hall reads Cedunt Horae, Opera Manent: "The hours go by, the works remain"

The inscription on the east facade of Brookings Hall reads Discere Si Cupias Intra: Salvere Iubemus, meaning "If you wish to learn, enter: we welcome you".

The Latin phrases are not from ancient Roman authors.

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