Posts Tagged ‘rankings’
Weather reports say it will be 2 degrees warmer today than yesterday, which will feel about 100 degrees better on our red noses. We’re sensitive to the details. Today we talk minutiae and make the fine print legible.
- The never-understood grocery store in JJ’s is making bank. [A&E]
- Fear not, job and internship obsessives: LionShare has 200% more employer postings than 2 years ago. [News]
- Barnard and Columbia are ranked differently in Newsweek lists. [News]
- We have a water polo team, and they’re going to nationals. [Sports]
- Say goodbye to speedy renovations if MoHi is dubbed a historical district. [News]
Finally, we’re first in something. A survey performed by Trojan Condoms ranked us first amongst universities for sexual health resources and outreach. The report card ranks resources based on factors like availability and price of condoms, STD testing, anonymous advice, and outreach programs. Full results after the jump. More »
And so did former Spectator opinion writer Marc Tracy on Sept. 8, 2003. “Fuzzy Math,” a diatribe against U.S. News and World Report rankings, was published in a year when “Columbia University slipped from spot 10 to spot 11.” It’s worth reading. More »
Times Higher Education, “the UK’s most authoritative source of information about higher education” (this is serious stuff here, people!) just published their World University Rankings 2010. Harvard, Caltech and MIT top the list. Where does Columbia stand? Not where you’d think. More »
Columbia placed fourth in the infamous U.S. News rankings. But Jews are holding us to a higher standard.
“Oy!” you might say. We’ve got this in the bag. But on this list, Columbia is actually ranked lower than it is by U.S. News. What a religious revelation! More »
Our beloved alma mater, which for the past few years has proudly but longingly hovered near the #8 spot with Duke and the University of Chicago, has jumped up to #4 in U.S. News & World Report’s latest list of the best colleges in the country. Harvard took the top spot, followed by Princeton and Yale. Stanford and Penn tied for fifth.
Not that these lists matter. More »
Congrats, kids. We’ve made it to the top of a Princeton Review Top College Rankings list. For best college town. Time to pat ourselves on the backs for fostering such a welcoming sense of community in Morningside Heights. By frequenting neighborhood-y places like Hungarian and Koronet, we’ve successfully made people believe that MoHi is a little less scary than big ol’ NYC and a little more like Ann Arbor, Mich. or something. [Suite101]
A popularity contest? This isn’t high school!? Nos. 1, 4, and 6 are surprising, but the rest of the top 10 seems about right. Rankings after the jump. More »