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Auburn graduate programs show improvement in annual U.S. News grad school rankings

AUBURN – Several Auburn University graduate programs in engineering and education improved their standings in the recently released U.S. News and World Report “Best Graduate Schools” rankings.

The graduate program in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering moved up to 69th from 73rd nationally, is rated 41st among public universities and 24th among the 53 land-grant research universities. Also improving in that college is chemical engineering (50th nationally, 32nd among public universities) and mechanical engineering (62nd nationally, 37th among public universities).

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Auburn University presents awards for humanitarian service

AUBURN – Auburn University presented its highest awards for humanitarian service and recognized 12 outstanding graduating seniors during a recent ceremony.

Barry Burkhart, professor and chair of the department of psychology, and seniors Michael Ross Harper II and Haley Diane Walker received the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Awards during a ceremony on April 14 at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center.

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Auburn psychology professor recognized as top educator

AUBURN – An Auburn University psychology professor has been honored as one of the nation’s top psychology educators.

William Buskist, Distinguished Professor in the Teaching of Psychology in Auburn’s College of Liberal Arts, has been named by the American Psychological Foundation Board of Trustees as the recipient of the 2009 Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award. The award, which has been given annually since 1970, recognizes exemplary career contributions to the teaching of psychology and leadership in improving the teaching and learning of psychology.

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