Black Quotidian, a website created by Dartmouth's Matthew Delmont, "features profiles of hundreds of African Americans taken from black newspapers mostly between the 1900s and the 1980s," reports the AP in a story published in the Times.
Dartmouth is among U.S. colleges the Peace Corps lists as top volunteer producers. "These schools are institutions that emphasize being global citizens and service-minded students," Peace Corps Director Jody Olsen tells the magazine.
"Citrus is so heartbreakingly beautiful and poetic," says Dartmouth's Carol Dunne of the play by Celeste Jennings '18, running through March 15 at Northern Stage's Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction, Vt.
Dartmouth's Eng-Beng Lim writes about what became a viral meme: Parasite director Bong Joon-ho's assertion that "we all live in the same country called Capitalism"—the filmmaker's explanation for the success of his movie.
With a Mellon Foundation grant, the Hood and Dartmouth Library will work to develop a better approach to understanding and representing Native American and other Indigenous cultures and artifacts, say Dartmouth's Sue Mehrer and John Stomberg.
Alexi Pappas '12, who competed in track and cross country at Dartmouth and in the 2016 Olympics, co-wrote and acted in Olympic Dreams, the first film to be shot in the Olympic Village, where athletes live during the games.
In a story about a study on veterans with blocked leg arteries and VA procedures that restored blood flow, Dartmouth's Philip Goodney says results suggest that "even difficult health care challenges can be improved with team-based approaches."
In a story about climate change's impact on the Arctic, where the melting permafrost is releasing carbon, Dartmouth's Jeffrey Kerby says, "That's a lot of carbon that has been sitting there for thousands of years, kind of locked up in ice."
"It could make everything across all different applications, electric vehicles, solar power, laptop computers … less expensive and smaller," says Dartmouth's Charles Sullivan about researchers and businesses collaborating on power electronics.
Dartmouth award-winning historians Colin Calloway, Annette Gordon-Reed '81, and Peter Stark '76 are among the experts interviewed on The History Channel's three-part miniseries about the nation's first president, continuing Feb. 17 and 18.
While a lot of people came out to vote in New Hampshire's primary, the numbers did not indicate unusual enthusiasm among Democrats, Dartmouth's Mia Costa tells the paper. Tuesday's surge was due mostly to the growing number of eligible voters.
In a story about the risks of the coronavirus impacting the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Geisel's Elizabeth Talbot said it's reassuring that, so far, the majority of confirmed cases can be linked directly to Chinese travel.
A recent study co-authored by Dartmouth's Yusaku Horiuchi "suggests that weather conditions may affect people's decisions on not only whether to vote but also who they vote for," the government professor tells McClatchy.
Speaking about her co-authored work on the history of the American female voter, Dartmouth's Elizabeth Cascio talks about why women have become consistent Democratic voters: Women's politics changed a little, and party politics changed a lot.
A study by Dartmouth's John Carey and Brendan Nyhan and colleagues suggests giving people corrective information about conspiracy theories on health matters is not effective, reports the ABC. The findings "were not encouraging," Nyhan says.
For a study on "Arctic greening," the use of drones and satellites is "revolutionising how we understand the past, present, and future of the Arctic," says Jeffrey Kerby, a former Dartmouth Neukom Fellow and one of the study's lead authors.
A study co-authored by Dartmouth's Tor Wager shows "that African Americans are more sensitive to pain, and that it correlates with experiences of discrimination," STAT reports—a reverse placebo effect in which beliefs about pain make it worse.
Dartmouth's Brendan Nyhan explains that a study he co-authored found that corrective public health information on the Zika virus did not reduce misconceptions, and may have made participants less likely to trust the correct information.
In a story about the risk to Americans from flu rather than the coronavirus, Geisel's Elizabeth Talbot suggests practical measures such as hand washing. "There are a lot of things we can do in a very routine way to stay healthier," she says.