Bucky lost the Rose Bowl, but he tops the buzz bowl world as the University of Wisconsin was cited as the top university in online brand equity according to TrendTopper MediaBuzz Internet analysis released by the Global Language Monitor. Indeed, it seems that Bucky has buzz.
According to Global Language Monitor, "the TrendTopper MediaBuzz Analysis uses the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching’s classifications as the basis to distinguish between universities and liberal arts colleges. The schools were ranked in the last week of December with a mid-year snapshot, and the last day of 2009 as the base."
Here are the top 10:
1. University of Wisconsin
2. University of Chicago
3. Harvard University
4. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
5. Columbia University
6. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
7. Cornell University
8. University of California-Berkeley
9. Yale University
10. University of Texas-Austin
Harvard held the top spot last year.
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