Dartmouth joined Harvard, Yale, Stanford, and 13 other colleges and universities in filing a legal brief in a New York federal court Monday in opposition to the Trump administration’s immigration order, reports NHPR.
“Sometime soon jihadists will likely carry out a terrorist attack against the U.S.,” writes Dartmouth’s Daniel Benjamin. How the administration reacts “will have a profound effect not just on national security but on the national psyche.”
The exclusion of farm workers from Mexico “failed to raise wages or substantially raise employment for domestic workers in the sector,” write Dartmouth’s Ethan Lewis and co-authors of a study that looked at the so-called “bracero program.”
A popular course at the Geisel School of Medicine mixes students from the medical school and the business school in “an environment where they work together and learn from each other,” Dartmouth’s Michael Zubkoff tells AAMCNews.
Dartmouth is among the top 10 U.S. colleges “for both educational value and access to a variety of outdoor excursions,” writes the magazine, noting that the Dartmouth Outing Club is the “oldest and largest such club in the country.”
Help Net Security’s reviewer says in his book The Internet of Risky Things, Professor of Computer Science Sean Smith “aims to make his readers be aware of the possible problems we can expect to encounter, and think about solutions.”
Trump’s executive order on immigration has, among other things, unsettled American Muslims and given ISIS propagandists “a windfall to work with—which they are exulting about,” says Dartmouth’s Daniel Benjamin in a TIME opinion piece.
Nearly 50 universities, including Dartmouth and the rest of the Ivy League, have called on President Trump to “rectify or rescind” his executive order preventing people from seven countries from entering the U.S., reports the Post.
In an NPR story about Trump nominee Tom Price and his take on cancer screenings, Dartmouth’s H. Gilbert Welch says, “The dirty underbelly of screening is that it’s a great way to get more patients. The financial underpinnings are huge.”
Fossum and fellow engineers received the world’s top engineering prize for creating digital imaging sensors. The prize celebrates engineering innovations that have been of “global benefit to humanity,” reports TIME.
“Consumers will pay the higher price and I think that’s ultimately where most of the taxes are going to come from,” says Professor Douglas Irwin in an Atlantic story about how a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico would be funded.
“The main lesson is that you have to worry about what other countries do. Countries will retaliate,” says Professor Douglas Irwin in a Guardian story about America’s approach to trade, now and in the past.
Both college completion and school debt affect a college graduate’s likelihood of returning home, and the boomerang effect is stronger for black students than for white students, write Dartmouth’s Jason Houle and a co-author in a study.
In a story about nine investigations into voter-fraud allegations, the Post notes that a team of Dartmouth researchers studied the 2016 election and concluded that there was “no evidence of millions of fraudulent votes.”
In a Chronicle story about why the White House is repeating the voter-fraud falsehood, Dartmouth’s Michael Herron says his co-authored study found no evidence of voter fraud in the 2016 presidential election.
In a Huffington Post column, Professor Daniel Rockmore and a co-author write that “teaching to particular jobs is not enough. We need to be teaching fundamentals of learning and communicating—i.e., the skills to be a lifelong learner.”
Linda Fowler, a professor of government and the Frank J. Reagan ’09 Chair in Policy Studies, Emerita, says replacing Obamacare may take time. “There is a reason why healthcare is on the American policy agenda since Harry Truman,” she says.
“Diagnosis has a way of begetting treatment, whether or not it warrants treatment,” says The Dartmouth Institute’s H. Gilbert Welch in a Reuters interview about a new study on the number of older Americans getting tested for prostate cancer.
In a feature about the alumna, the Herald notes that the prolific television writer honed her skills by writing for the college newspaper and directing student theater productions while studying English and film studies at Dartmouth.
People visit the Hood Museum of Art from across the world to see the 3,000-year-old Assyrian reliefs, the Orozco murals, and much more, notes The Huffington Post. The Hood is on its list of top college art and history museums in the Northeast.