In a story about the proposed tax cuts, Professor Andrew Levin says even moderate pickup in wage growth could “give the Fed breathing room to make a few more modest hikes next year, but keep rates relatively low compared to historical norms.”
NPR profiles Selassie Atadika ’98, a Ghanaian chocolatier who had a career with the U.N. until 2014, when she moved back to Ghana and started her own company, Midunu Chocolates. It is “telling the African story through chocolate,” she says.
“To me what it means to be successful in the trades is to do good, lasting work that people will use and enjoy and find beauty in. That’s what it means to be successful,” says Jane DeWitt ’99 in a video about her career as a stonemason.
Calling the book a “grand narrative,” a reviewer writes that Professor Douglas Irwin’s Clashing Over Commerce “tells the history of American trade policy, showing that trade is neither dull nor deserving of the attacks on it.”
In NHPR’s “Civics 101,” Maurice Crandall, an assistant professor of Native American Studies and a citizen of the Yavapai-Apache Nation of Camp Verde, discusses the relationship between Native American reservations and the U.S. government.
In an opinion piece, Professor Randall Balmer says the image that U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore tries to project is “false, even fraudulent. The voters of Alabama have the opportunity to unmask him as the imposter he is.”
“Dartmouth has become the first college to partner with a program that connects volunteer travelers with a nationwide network of K-12 schools,” reports the magazine. The program, Reach the World, was created by Heather Halstead ’97.
Dartmouth’s Ruth Craig writes about uncovering the story of a young soldier lost to the flu pandemic during World War I, leading her to speculate about why the immune systems of young adults in 1918 did not protect them from the virus.
In an opinion piece, Dartmouth’s H. Gilbert Welch writes that applying the new guidelines on blood pressure would mean that “nearly half of all adults in the United States are now considered to have high blood pressure.”
At the UN Climate Change Conference this week in Bonn, Germany, world leaders should “embrace the tenacity, spirit, and energy of women to promote more effective climate actions across the globe,” writes actress Connie Britton ’89.
Accountable care efforts are beginning to pay off, but there are several reasons why these models may initially generate sluggish savings, according to a study by researchers at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice.
Dartmouth beat Brown 33-10 on Friday night at Fenway Park. “The Big Green rode the passing of Jack Heneghan to a 23-3 halftime lead, then coasted to the finish before a crowd of 12,297,” writes the newspaper.
The Academy of United State Veterans and Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes have announced that CNN anchor Jake Tapper ’91 will be the host for the 3rd Annual Veterans Awards, known as the “Vettys,” on Jan. 20 in Washington, D.C.
“Like so many before me, I found in Muhal Richard Abrams a gateway into a realm of fresh possibility and discovery—a creative world I have happily spent my life exploring,” writes Dartmouth’s Taylor Ho Bynum about the late pianist and composer.
With the Olympic Winter Games not far off, dual-sport collegiate athlete Susan Dunklee ’08 is an athlete to watch, writes the website. At Dartmouth, says the alumna, there was “a very professional approach to sport and it taught me a lot.”
“While I know it is a large time commitment, I am firmly involved in biomedical optics in everything that I do professionally,” says Brian Pogue, professor of engineering, of medicine, and of physics and astronomy, about his new role.
John Damianos ’16, Geisel ’20, writes about perinatal addiction in New Hampshire, which has seen dramatic increases in neonatal abstinence syndrome. He discusses a Dartmouth-Hitchcock program that works with addicted mothers and their babies.
Discussing the recent terrorist attacks, Dartmouth’s Daniel Benjamin tells WBUR, “I’m afraid that terrorism is a fact of modern life because there are so many ways to create destruction, and a small number of people who always want to do it.”
In an all-star benefit concert next month, the theater will honor four-time Tony Award-winning director Jerry Zaks ’67 for his “indelible contributions to both American Musical Theatre and Jewish life through his work in entertainment.”