Duke’s mathematics department is 10th in the world, according to Times Higher Education. Times released its rankings June 2, placing Duke above institutions such as Columbia University, Cornell University and MIT. The publication considered the number of research papers published by the departments as well as the percentage of those that were highly-cited, between January 2001 and February 2011. The ranking system defines highly cited papers as those “that rank in the top 1 percent by citations for their field and year of publication.” [more] -- Duke Chronicle
Offered by the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, this two-year degree program is designed to provide students with the analytical, biological, and communication skills that will ensure successful contribution to the rapidly-expanding field of biomedical research. More information and applications available here. [more]
The University of Virginia's McIntire School of Commerce has a M.S. in Commerce program. Designed for recently graduating liberal arts, science, and engineering majors, the one-year degree features specialty tracks in either Financial Services or Marketing & Management, as well as six-weeks of international study to either Europe or Asia. The M.S. in Commerce is a pre-experience program and requires no work experience. View the current class profiles.