In a Times opinion piece about their lawsuit against Twitter for providing “support and resources” to ISIS, the writers say software developed by Professor Hany Farid could help Twitter prevent uploads of terrorist messages.
“John Kerry loves Vietnam, and Vietnam loves John Kerry,” says Associate Professor of History Edward Miller, who accompanied Kerry on his recent trip, during which Kerry met the man who tried to kill him in 1969, reports the Post.
The Dartmouth football team is among the college teams that will play at Fenway Park this fall in a series called “Football at Fenway,” reports Yahoo! Sports. Brown and Dartmouth will play an Ivy League contest on Nov. 10.
“Our study provides an important corrective to the popular narrative that the student debt crisis is leading a generation of young people back to their parents’ doorstep,” Assistant Professor of Sociology Jason Houle tells Forbes.
TIME magazine reports that Meryl Streep, whom the president-elect called an “overrated actress,” has won three Oscars and many other awards and honors, including honorary degrees from Dartmouth and three other Ivy League schools.
“It is unavoidably in our future, and I believe that it will become one of the central foci of our social debates later in this century and in the century beyond,” says Professor Ronald Green in a Guardian story about “designer babies.”
Founded by brothers Brian Gerrard and Justin Gerrard, Tuck ’16, and Jordan Kunzika ’16, Bae was acquired by if(we), the parent company of Tagged, “with an eye to becoming the place for black singles to meet,” writes the magazine.
“If you’re a manager—or if you have hopes of ever becoming one—this book will change the way you think of successful leadership,” writes Business Insider about Tuck professor Sydney Finkelstein’s recent book, Superbosses.
“They drain the resin that otherwise defends the tree. Then the tree is toast,” says Professor of Biological Sciences Matthew Ayres in a story about native bark beetles and other insects that are damaging the nation’s forests.
In 2016, Dartmouth became one of the first national research universities to graduate a majority-female class of engineers, writes Thayer School of Engineering's Dean Joseph Helble in an opinion piece in Scientific American.
Alexi Pappas ’12 is one of five athletes who “represent the very best that running has to offer,” says Outside. Pappas, who is a dual citizen, represented Greece in the summer Olympic Games, placing 17th in the women’s 10,000 meters.
Geisel’s William Weeks says a study indicating women may be better than men at treating elderly patients in the hospital deserves more study, and underscores the need for gender equality in physicians’ pay, notes The Washington Post.
“And me, sitting here after Esther has gone to sleep, looking at the school directory, at the email addresses of their parents, wondering what I should do,” writes Dartmouth’s Jeff Sharlet in a column about anti-Semitism and children.
The U.S. must appreciate the value of postdoctoral education and do more to help it thrive, writes Inside Higher Ed, noting that Dartmouth “offers a broad array of resources, initiatives, events, and services for fellows.”
Dartmouth is one of 30 selective colleges and universities that on Tuesday announced they are part of national effort, called the American Talent Initiative, to recruit more students from lower-income families, the Post reports.
In her research, Associate Professor Janice McCabe identified three types of friendships: compartmentalizers, tight-knitters, and samplers, which she writes about in her new book, Connecting in College, reports the Chronicle.
Eric Fanning ’90, secretary of the U.S. Army, tells “Here’s the Thing” host Alec Baldwin that the idea that the military is the first to want to go to war is a myth. In fact, the alumnus tells Baldwin, combat should be the last resort.
“Generals have one set of skills, and diplomacy is not in the top drawer of that tool kit,” says the Dickey Center’s Daniel Benjamin in a Washington Post story about the military leaders Trump is picking for high-level posts.
“They drain the resin that otherwise defends the tree. Then, the tree is toast,” says Professor of Biological Sciences Matthew Ayres in an ABC News story about the impact of some insects, such as the ash borer, on the nation’s forests.
In a CNN story about conspiracy theories and those who believe in them, Professor Brendan Nyhan says, “It’s not a reflection of mental illness or pathology. It’s a common thing that otherwise smart and well-informed people do.”