President Phil Hanlon ’77 and his wife, Gail Gentes, joined an expedition to get a firsthand look at Dartmouth’s impact in the Arctic, reports the Associated Press in a story published on the website NH1.
The winningest countries have both large populations and high per capita incomes, say the Tuck School of Business’ Andrew Bernard and his co-author in their article “Who Wins the Olympic Games: Economic Resources and Medal Totals.”
Abbey D’Agostino ’14 is in Brazil for the Olympics, where she will compete on the track in the 5,000-meters. Here, she talks about going to Rio, getting ready for the race, and the support she’s gotten along the way from the Dartmouth community.
A new tool for decision-making will enable women diagnosed with breast cancer to be “better able to choose the surgery and treatment option that’s right for them,” says The Dartmouth Institute’s Marie-Anne Durand.
On Monday, Ben Lovejoy ’06, the former Dartmouth defenseman and Stanley Cup winner with the Pittsburgh Penguins “hauled the chalice emblematic of NHL excellence around the Upper Valley,” writes the Valley News about the alumnus’ recent visit.
“Sometimes people have suggested that it’s all happened in the past 25 or 50 years, and I think this delocalization has been going on longer than that,” Professor Susanne Freidberg says about shipping food great distances from its origins.
In an Inside Higher Ed blog post, Joshua Kim, director of Digital Learning Initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning, says people in edtech should read Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble, by Dan Lyons.
Tim Lahey, an associate professor of medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine, writes about legislation aimed at curbing the nation’s opioid addiction epidemic. If signed into law, it’s both good news and potentially harmful to patients, says Lahey.