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U.S. News & World Report Ranks Math Program Among Nation's Best
For release: May 1, 2006
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U.S. News & World Report has ranked the University of Memphis' program in discrete mathematics and combinatorics as one of the top graduate programs in the nation. The ranking was listed in the magazine's "Best Graduate School Programs 2007" issue.

The U of M was tied for 14 th on the list. The ranking places the U of M in prestigious company. Other universities on the list include Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Princeton, Harvard, Stanford, Illinois, California Institute of Technology (Cal Tech), and UCLA.

The Combinatorial Mathematics Center at the U of M is lead by Dr. Bela Bollobas, holder of the Jabie Hardin Chair of Excellence in Combinatorics. "The Center has an international reputation as one of the strongest and most productive research groups, and provides graduate students an opportunity of study under a number of internationally known professors," said U of M Provost Ralph Faudree, who himself holds a Ph.D. degree in mathematics. "The University of Memphis is very pleased to have quality faculty and programs like this one."

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