With 49% women in its Class of 2022, Tuck School of Business "outpaced all others in the pursuit of gender equity," says the website. "At 7 percentage points up from last year's mark ... it was also the biggest one-year jump for any B-school."
Dartmouth's Prachee Avasthi "perfectly represents the qualities that the ASCB WICB Junior Award for Excellence in Research seeks to encourage," says UC San Francisco's Wallace Marshall, who nominated the associate professor for the award.
Dartmouth's Eesha Sharma, an expert on consumer financial well-being, offers suggestions for improving people's relationship with money and saving. Among them: visualizing the future they'd like to have and finding a saving method that works.
In Did You Die at Home?, a short story he wrote for T, the newspaper's magazine, Dartmouth's Alexander Chee writes about the ghost of a mysterious North Korean who makes his way to Germany and to the woman he once loved.
A story about the Biden transition teams reports that on the team for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration is Dartmouth's Jedidah Isler, "who in 2014 became the first Black woman to earn a doctorate in astrophysics from Yale."
As second gentleman, Doug Emhoff will offer "a fabulous model," says Dartmouth's Ella Bell Smith. Emhoff "is totally comfortable stepping back so his wife can show her brilliance, grace, grit, and power because he wants her to succeed."
A story about the president's tweets says a study co-authored by Dartmouth's Brendan Nyhan found the tweets at times diminished the belief among Trump fans in a peaceful transfer of power but generally didn't increase support for violence.
The AP quotes Dartmouth's Lindsey Leininger and other public health experts about health precautions to take prior to the Thanksgiving holiday, including when to begin a pre-Thanksgiving quarantine, and a time frame for getting a COVID-19 test.
In an op ed, Dartmouth's Brendan Nyhan discusses myths, including that the consumption of "fake news" is widespread and that Americans are now living in a "post-truth" era. Most people, he says, "can still distinguish truth from distortion."
An article about how voters in Multnomah County, Ore., passed a ballot measure providing universal preschool for 3- and 4-year-olds cites research by Dartmouth's Elizabeth Cascio on the benefits of universal preschool programs.
In a story about 12 Native Americans who left a "lasting mark with their leadership, bravery and innovations," Biography features Wilma Mankiller, a former Montgomery Fellow at Dartmouth, which awarded her an honorary degree in 1991.
In a story about the current state of the U.S. and scholars who study the dissolution of civilizations, Dartmouth's Deborah Nichols says the appeal of a societal collapse's sudden, violent drama has always been "more of a guy thing."
During an election in which unprecedented numbers of people have voted by mail, the "I Voted" sticker has become more important than ever, Dartmouth's Mia Costa says. "People want to feel like they're still connected to that day," she says.
In an op-ed on how the election may shape future U.S. foreign policy, President Emeritus James Wright argues that "we lack any detail on the candidates' views on the American role in the world and the use of U.S. military force."
Dartmouth's Tillman Gerngross and Michael Sporn have been awarded Dartmouth's 2020 Entrepreneurs Forum's Technology Innovation and Commercialization awards, reports NH Business Review, adding that this year's forum was held virtually.
A review of a play by Dartmouth's Stephanie Everett '19, at Vermont's Northern Stage through Nov. 29, says the alumna's autobiographical play is a "sad story made engaging—and funny—by the author's keen perspective."
Dartmouth's Sydney Finkelstein and his team researched the ways many smart business leaders fail. Among them: They thought they were the smartest person in the room, relied too much on what worked before, and underestimated their fallibility.
Dartmouth's Jeff Sharlet discusses QAnon's theories and their effect on some people's thinking, including the president's. "Do I need to say none of this is true? I do. But the delusion is every bit as dangerous as if it were," Sharlet writes.
"Quantum time dilation is a consequence of both quantum mechanics and Einstein's relativity, and thus offers a new possibility to test fundamental physics at their intersection," Dartmouth physicist Alexander Smith tells UPI.