VPR interviews Dartmouth's Jeff Sharlet about his new book and the late-night interviews that he did as research. "I was fortunate in finding people who were working night shifts of their own and could share their lives with me," he says.
USC medical student Drayton Harvey '17 tells the American Medical Association that his four years of research as an undergraduate at Dartmouth led to published studies and gave him experience that strengthened his medical school applications.
Amanda Trunzo '11, who played ice hockey at Dartmouth, is the reigning women's world champion of the extreme sport of ice cross downhill, reports the newspaper. She keeps fit with workouts on a skating treadmill, yoga, and much more.
It is not due to a lack of ambition that women fill only a fifth of top executive jobs, Noreen Doyle, Tuck '74, tells CNBC. The slow progress clearly indicates that "there are a lot of subtle ways where men have been advantaged over women."
A study co-authored by Dartmouth's Brendan Nyhan suggests that fringe "fake news" websites supply only a small amount of the information people take in about politics, Poynter reports. Most of it, Nyhan says, comes from mainstream sources.
Writing about Democracy in Iran, a 2016 book by Dartmouth's Misagh Parsa, the magazine says "it is time to revisit Parsa's book." The author, it says, "has provided us with a compelling account of Iran's irreconcilable divisions."
Citrus, a play by Celeste Jennings '18, "explores what it is like to be a woman of color today," writes a reviewer. The work, which Jennings wrote as a senior, is partway through its run at Northern Stage in White River Junction, Vt.
In a video, NBC Sports Boston reports that the alumna, who captured the world's attention at the 2016 Olympics for helping a fallen competitor and who, despite having torn her ACL and meniscus, finished that race, is "ready for her comeback."
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.