Wednesday, September 29, 2010

National Research Council study validates quality of IU doctoral programs

The University Graduate School Dean, James C. Wimbush
Courtesy of Chris Meyer, Indiana University.

Sept. 29, 2010

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Indiana University programs in the natural and mathematical sciences, humanities, social sciences and public affairs were recognized as among the best in the United States in the Assessment of Research Doctorate Programs released Tuesday (Sept. 28) by the National Research Council.

While the assessment does not include single numerical rankings, IU programs in folklore, musicology, ecology and evolutionary biology, public policy, psychology, mathematics, sociology and public affairs ranked at or near the top of their fields, and other programs were close behind.

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