Both college completion and school debt affect a college graduate’s likelihood of returning home, and the boomerang effect is stronger for black students than for white students, write Dartmouth’s Jason Houle and a co-author in a study.
In a story about nine investigations into voter-fraud allegations, the Post notes that a team of Dartmouth researchers studied the 2016 election and concluded that there was “no evidence of millions of fraudulent votes.”
In a Chronicle story about why the White House is repeating the voter-fraud falsehood, Dartmouth’s Michael Herron says his co-authored study found no evidence of voter fraud in the 2016 presidential election.
In a Huffington Post column, Professor Daniel Rockmore and a co-author write that “teaching to particular jobs is not enough. We need to be teaching fundamentals of learning and communicating—i.e., the skills to be a lifelong learner.”
Linda Fowler, a professor of government and the Frank J. Reagan ’09 Chair in Policy Studies, Emerita, says replacing Obamacare may take time. “There is a reason why healthcare is on the American policy agenda since Harry Truman,” she says.
“Diagnosis has a way of begetting treatment, whether or not it warrants treatment,” says The Dartmouth Institute’s H. Gilbert Welch in a Reuters interview about a new study on the number of older Americans getting tested for prostate cancer.
In a feature about the alumna, the Herald notes that the prolific television writer honed her skills by writing for the college newspaper and directing student theater productions while studying English and film studies at Dartmouth.
People visit the Hood Museum of Art from across the world to see the 3,000-year-old Assyrian reliefs, the Orozco murals, and much more, notes The Huffington Post. The Hood is on its list of top college art and history museums in the Northeast.
In a Times opinion piece about their lawsuit against Twitter for providing “support and resources” to ISIS, the writers say software developed by Professor Hany Farid could help Twitter prevent uploads of terrorist messages.
“John Kerry loves Vietnam, and Vietnam loves John Kerry,” says Associate Professor of History Edward Miller, who accompanied Kerry on his recent trip, during which Kerry met the man who tried to kill him in 1969, reports the Post.
The Dartmouth football team is among the college teams that will play at Fenway Park this fall in a series called “Football at Fenway,” reports Yahoo! Sports. Brown and Dartmouth will play an Ivy League contest on Nov. 10.
“Our study provides an important corrective to the popular narrative that the student debt crisis is leading a generation of young people back to their parents’ doorstep,” Assistant Professor of Sociology Jason Houle tells Forbes.
TIME magazine reports that Meryl Streep, whom the president-elect called an “overrated actress,” has won three Oscars and many other awards and honors, including honorary degrees from Dartmouth and three other Ivy League schools.
“It is unavoidably in our future, and I believe that it will become one of the central foci of our social debates later in this century and in the century beyond,” says Professor Ronald Green in a Guardian story about “designer babies.”
Founded by brothers Brian Gerrard and Justin Gerrard, Tuck ’16, and Jordan Kunzika ’16, Bae was acquired by if(we), the parent company of Tagged, “with an eye to becoming the place for black singles to meet,” writes the magazine.
“If you’re a manager—or if you have hopes of ever becoming one—this book will change the way you think of successful leadership,” writes Business Insider about Tuck professor Sydney Finkelstein’s recent book, Superbosses.
“They drain the resin that otherwise defends the tree. Then the tree is toast,” says Professor of Biological Sciences Matthew Ayres in a story about native bark beetles and other insects that are damaging the nation’s forests.
In 2016, Dartmouth became one of the first national research universities to graduate a majority-female class of engineers, writes Thayer School of Engineering's Dean Joseph Helble in an opinion piece in Scientific American.
Alexi Pappas ’12 is one of five athletes who “represent the very best that running has to offer,” says Outside. Pappas, who is a dual citizen, represented Greece in the summer Olympic Games, placing 17th in the women’s 10,000 meters.
Geisel’s William Weeks says a study indicating women may be better than men at treating elderly patients in the hospital deserves more study, and underscores the need for gender equality in physicians’ pay, notes The Washington Post.