Thursday, January 03, 2008

ISI data: Wisconsin highly productive and high impact in communication ... again

The December 3, 2007 issue of Thomson Learning’s SCI-BYTES ranks the University of Wisconsin again among the very best programs in communication. Based on SSI data from 2002 to 2006, Wisconsin was ranked #2 in terms of scholarly impact, measured by the average number of citations per article. Wisconsin also had far more publications than any other school in the top-5, and came in ahead of the University of Michigan, the University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, who were ranked 3rd, 4th, and 5th, respectively, in terms of citation rates.