The Fed admitted it was wrong in its short- and long-term outlook for 2019, notes the newspaper, turning to Dartmouth's Andrew Levin for comment. "The best thing you can do when you realize you made a mistake is put it behind you," he says.
In a story about the late Johann Baptist Metz, one of the most influential Catholic theologians of the 20th century, the paper turns to Dartmouth's Susannah Heschel, who says, "Metz never looked away from the horror, and never allowed us to."
As mountain ice melts, scientists say the water supply for billions of people is threatened. "This is really ringing a bell about the sensitivity of these mountain regions to climate change and other stresses," says Dartmouth's Justin Mankin.
"I returned to my native country determined to warn of what we stand to lose in continuing down the path set by ultranationalist policymakers," says Dartmouth's Brooke Harrington about a harrowing experience she had as an immigrant in Denmark.
Dartmouth's Jedidah Isler interviews astrophysicist Jocelyn Bell Burnell—who discovered the space-based phenomena known as pulsars—about "one of the most blatant snubs of women scientists" and Burnell's own story about imposter syndrome.
The Hollywood Times writes that the new film about the TV icon Fred Rogers '50 has received "deservedly positive reviews," but says the real star is Rogers himself. "His unconventional hero tale feels both timeless and very timely," it says.
A story collection by Dartmouth's Peter Orner is among the newspaper's "100 Notable Books of 2019." Maggie Brown & Others probes "the fleeting connections of characters struggling to adjust to the rush of time," the paper notes.
Coach Buddy Teevens '79 is this year's Ivy League coach of the year and "the winningest football coach in Dartmouth history," writes the paper. With a 29-23 win at Brown on Saturday, the Big Green clinched a share of the Ivy League title.
"This is called stakeholder-driven science. It's driven by their values and their needs, and their desires for the future," says Dartmouth's Mary Albert, head of a Dartmouth team working on a sustainability project in Greenland.
"As delegations discuss Minamata this week in Geneva, the decisions they make will be critical to the health of humans and the environment for generations to come," say Dartmouth's Celia Chen and a co-author about the global treaty on mercury.
Dartmouth's Diederik Vandewalle provided expert testimony during the trial of Sami Bebawi, a former executive of Quebec-based construction company SNC-Lavalin charged with fraud and bribing a foreign public official in Libya.
"If our interests are starting to diverge, this leads to questions about the future of our alliance," says Dartmouth's Jennifer Lind in a story about South Korea-Japan relations and their effect on U.S.-South Korea relations.
Historian Udi Greenberg reviews a new book on the problematic—and relatively recent—origins of the term "Judeo-Christian," and discusses "how easily inclusive language can be mobilized for anti-egalitarian purposes."
"It really sparked an interest that I knew that I had before, but seeing some of that science in action really, really inspired me," says Alana Macken '23 about studying in Greenland with the Dartmouth-coordinated Joint Science Education Program.
Dartmouth's Rebecca Emeny, the new study's lead author, says older adults consume, on average, five medications at a time, and she and fellow researchers suspected that many of them use fracture-associated drugs, the most common being opioids.
Professor Peter Orner's book is No. 2 on Oprah Winfrey's "Best Books of 2019" list. "Orner brings grace and vigor to the short-story form in a preeminent collection, earning a place alongside Carver and Munro," writes Oprah Magazine.