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2012-11-01 07:29:32

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have released the 2013 "Best Law Firms" rankings, providing a comprehensive view of the U.S. legal profession that is unprecedented both in the range of firms represented and in the range of qualitative and quantitative data used to develop the rankings. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100603/PH13717LOGO ) The third edition of these rankings features law firms given consistently impressive...

2012-10-23 11:22:12

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report, one of the nation's leading providers of service news and information, today released the fifth annual edition of the World's Best Universities rankings. For the past two years, the United Kingdom's University of Cambridge topped the list, but this year, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology jumped from third to first. The 2012 World's Best rankings, which include colleges and universities in the United States and...

2012-10-09 11:25:32

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report announced today the launch of "World Report," a foreign policy focused opinion blog offering commentary on national security, international issues, and global events. World Report features opinion and analysis from policymakers, diplomats, scholars, and activists, providing readers with diverse perspective on foreign policy and world affairs. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100603/PH13717LOGO ) From the Arab...

2012-10-04 10:26:20

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News University Directory, the trusted authority on higher education, today launched a remodeled and enhanced Web portal that improves user experience while simplifying access to award-winning, comprehensive editorial content. Students now enjoy quicker access to the world-renowned college rankings from U.S. News & World Report - including the Best College rankings, Best Graduate Schools, National Universities, National Liberal Arts...

2012-09-28 06:22:40

Hospitals and U.S. News & World Report editors conduct dialogue on how methodology could evolve to create more useful rankings NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a summit on hospital ranking systems, leaders from the nation's top hospitals and U.S. News & World Report agreed that its annual "Best Hospitals" list is among the most comprehensive and useful available. The distinguished group also explored a broad range of ways in which the methodologies could...

2012-09-25 06:25:38

NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a 2011 study from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health, 38 percent of Americans use hospital ratings to make decisions about where they receive care. To discuss how hospital rankings are formulated, their value to consumers and how they could be expanded to respond to advances in technology and biomedical science, as well as the demographics of health care needs, editors from U.S. News &...

2012-09-25 02:26:50

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report today unveiled its first ebook, a guide on how to live to 100, featuring chapters on health, happiness, and personal finance. The ebook can be purchased at money.usnews.com/liveto100. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100603/PH13717LOGO) Interest in living a long and healthy life has grown as Americans have added an average of three decades to their lifespans since 1900; the average American can now expect to...

2012-09-19 23:03:40

Mount Sinai Co-Hosts Summit on Hospital Rankings with U.S. News and World Report: NY State Health Commissioner Shah to be Keynote Speaker Following Summit (PRWEB) September 19, 2012 WHO:    Nirav R. Shah, MD, MPH, Commissioner, New York State Department of Health WHAT: Nirav R. Shah, MD, MPH, commissioner of the New York State Department of Health, will be the keynote speaker at a luncheon hosted by The Mount Sinai Medical Center. The address follows the first-ever...

2012-09-12 06:28:49

BOSTON, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Simmons College has been named a "Best College" by U.S.News & World Report in its 2013 edition of the "America's Best Colleges" guidebook. Simmons ranked in the top tier of schools in the Regional Universities North category. This is the third premier rankings organization to cite Simmons for excellence in the past two months. Simmons was featured in The Princeton Review's 2013 college guidebook as one of the nation's "Best 377 Colleges"...

2012-09-10 10:24:38

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report, publisher of the Best Colleges and Best Jobs rankings, today launched a new initiative: Jobs in 2020. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100603/PH13717LOGO ) While our national unemployment rate hovers over 8 percent today, it's estimated there are more than 3 million unfilled jobs in the United States. Our employment crisis is not simply about "creating" enough jobs for Americans--it's about empowering people...