"All the recent success has been really amazing. ... The support from people across the world who I've never met is honestly still pretty crazy to me," says Matthew Haughey '21, whose new song has found popularity on Spotify and TikTok.
On The Lonely Voice podcast, Dartmouth's Peter Orner and Thomas O'Malley, who both teach English and creative writing, discuss with TPR's Yvette Benavides the work of author Edna O'Brien, focusing on her famous short story Irish Revel.
"The dead tonight around the world number one million, six hundred seventy-four thousand, eight hundred forty. Spelling it out makes it both harder and easier to imagine," writes Dartmouth's Jeff Sharlet in a story about the pandemic.
Bianca Smith '12 is featured in the NBC 2 segment "Women2Know" in celebration of Women's History Month. The alumna joined the Boston Red Sox organization in December, making her the first Black woman to serve as a professional baseball coach.
Dartmouth's Matthew Slaughter says sustainability and diversity efforts attract desirable employees, who choose firms "they would like to be part of based on these explicit statements of goals and values beyond just financial rates of return."
Regarding a new study on conversations, Dartmouth's Thalia Wheatley says in many ways conversations are an "elegant expression of mutual coordination," but that "it all falls apart at the end because we just can't figure out when to stop."
In a story about President Joe Biden's national security adviser, Jake Sullivan, who held a teaching residency at Dartmouth from 2019 to 2020, Breaking Defense calls Sullivan's new job "the best foreign policy job in government."
"Patients will now have access to a highly effective, easy-to-use, non-invasive, and drug-free therapeutic option that will help them regain control of their lives," says Dartmouth's Stewart Tepper about a new way to treat acute migraines.
In a story about new research on how well people understand the dynamics of their conversations (not well at all), Dartmouth's Thalia Wheatley calls the researchers' discovery "an astounding and important finding."
"In some Jewish households, you'll find an orange on the Passover Seder plate as a show of support for women and members of the LGBTQ community," says MSN, noting that Dartmouth's Susannah Heschel is credited with starting the tradition.
"When things like this happen it undermines public confidence," says Dartmouth economist Andrew Levin in a story about a maintenance mistake that caused Wednesday's outage of the Federal Reserve's key financial services.
Dartmouth's Ezzedine Fishere describes the Egyptian government's abuse of 60,000 political prisoners. "Egypt's military leaders might be blinded by fear and power, but their enablers"—the U.S. included—"should see more clearly," he says.
Dartmouth is among colleges with reduced tuition and no student loans for qualifying students, says the magazine, noting that students "from families with total income of $100,000 or less and possessing typical assets receive free tuition."
Bianca Smith '12, now a coach for the Boston Red Sox minor league team and the first Black woman to coach a team affiliated with Major League Baseball, was "passionate about baseball" as an undergraduate, recalls Dartmouth's Bob Whalen.
"I do think it's a worthwhile thing to study so we can make hard decisions about our own planet and how we treat it," Dartmouth's Marisa Palucis tells the newspaper in an interview about NASA's Perseverance rover and its Mars mission.
In an interview about American states' crimes, vices, and other problems, Dartmouth's Devin Singh says, "I think the best answers to these kinds of questions explore the social, political, and economic reasons for so-called 'addictions.' "
Dartmouth's Kyle Hendricks '12 may have had a low-key big-league debut, but that's changed, reports the station. "Just how much things have changed will be evident April 1 when Hendricks makes his second opening start," the station says.
Dartmouth's Elisabeth Newton, who co-led an international team that discovered a trio of planets, says, "By studying these planets in the context of others, we can piece together the picture of how planets form and develop."
"History is not meant to make us feel comfortable. If history only makes us feel comfortable, it means we're only focusing on the good things. And that's not the job of historians," Dartmouth's Matthew Delmont tells VPR.
An opinion piece about restoring "opportunity and dignity for the bottom third of Americans" notes 20 million Americans described having "bad mental health days" every day for the past 30 days, according to Dartmouth's David Blanchflower.