phds org 300HENDERSON, Ky. (04/03/2013) – An online program first designed more than 15 years ago aims to help students develop an appropriate education path based on their personal goals continues to develop.
 
PhDs.org offers visitors more than just educational research, it also provides a place where people can search for jobs and gain from the experience of other students who have provided “student interviews” for the website.
 
Victoria Baker, who helped develop the project, told SurfKY in an email that she expects the site will continue to grow as time passes.
 
PhDs.org was originally created by with the help of a number of students from the Math Department at Dartmouth College. The site was made possible by the generous support of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and a Burke Research Initiation Award from Dartmouth College,” Baker said in her email. “The resource was created as part of our project’s larger mission to build a comprehensive resource with information that can’t be found elsewhere on the web. With the competitive nature of higher education and a plethora of graduate programs across the United States, we identified the need to help compile and sort through all this information. Working with the National Center for Education Statistics, we plan to continually research and update the database, as these education programs change frequently.
 
“We began the PhDs.org project in 1997 and we continually strive to add more data and update what we already have to be more useful to the online world users. When updating our data, we gather the information directly from the schools and we make sure that we update it regularly, to ensure that we are providing the best and most accurate information to our frequent visitors,” she added.

According to the website, past webmasters have included Albin Jones, Dartmouth College Ph.D. '99; Adam Clayton, Dartmouth '00; Jun Shen, Dartmouth '98; Michael Pryor, Dartmouth '98; and Dave Santoro, Dartmouth '98.

Dennis Beard
SurfKY News
Photo provided by SurfKY Graphics

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Four Wheeler Pursuit Results in Charges

DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (7/31/15) — According to a Daviess County Sheriff's Department report, on July 30, 2015 at 11:18… Read More

Owensboro Catholic, Henderson to Meet on Neutral Field

OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/31/15) — The Henderson County and Owensboro Catholic football teams will meet on a neutral field for… Read More

Most Read This Week

July 27, 2015 5835

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 3770

School System Announces Free Lunch/Breakfast at…

by SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 3198

Webster Man Leads Police on Chase through Parts…

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 3151

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 2524

Hanson, Owensboro, Bowling Green Youths Win at…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 17, 2015 16221

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News
July 23, 2015 15189

UPDATE: Family Confirms Body of Missing Teen…

by Shawn Freels, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 31, 2015 3151

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 1988

24th Annual Miss Teen Hopkins County Fair Pageant…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 1819

Little Miss, Mister Hopkins County Fair Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 1104

State Fair President Commends Hopkins County Fair…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 958

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 901

'Diggers' Return to Find More Hatfield-McCoy…

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 726

Henderson Woman Faces Rape Charges

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 715

House of Onyx's Crystal Gallery Opens in…

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 646

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 642

A.G. Conway Announces Two Cybercrimes Arrests for…

by SurfKY News