"By simply thinking about another person, we may adapt our self to take the shape of that person," said Meghan Meyer, assistant professor of psychological and brain sciences, in an article that cites her research on role playing and the brain.
Monica Hooks '92 was named executive director of the Atlanta Development Authority's Women's Entrepreneur Initiative, a business development program to assist early-stage, women-led startups, and to retain women-owned businesses in Atlanta.
"These findings demonstrate how subtle social interactions can impact clinical outcomes," brain scientist Luke Chang says in a story about new research he led suggesting medicine can work better if the doctor prescribing it believes it works.
Dartmouth's Colin Calloway talks about his work dispelling the "myth of Native disappearance" in the region by tracing Abenaki families from colonial to present times in a story about the rediscovery of Abenaki petroglyphs in Brattleboro, Vt.
"Only an end to the repression and a national reconciliation can achieve the elusive stability—and the deep reforms Egyptians need and deserve," writes Ezzedine Fishere, a visiting professor in Middle Eastern Studies, in an opinion piece.
Alex van Schalkwyk '23 talks about his journey from being a 12-year-old, soccer-crazed boy in South Africa to pursuing his soccer and educational dreams at Dartmouth. "Getting into Dartmouth is definitely a big highlight of my life," he says.
In congressional testimony, Susanne Tanski, a Dartmouth pediatrics professor representing the American Academy of Pediatrics, said, "Adolescents simply do not stand a chance," against devices sold by the e-cigarette maker Juul, reports CNBC.
Dartmouth's Ethan Coffel and his fellow researchers say that in coming decades, the planet will experience increasingly deadly heat waves. The scientists made "several frightening projections regarding future heatwaves," notes the website.
Thayer School of Engineering's Petra Bonfert-Taylor has been selected as a member of the Association for Women in Mathematics, an honor recognizing "individuals who support and advance women in the mathematical sciences," notes the newspaper.
In reviewing a new album from Dartmouth's Taylor Ho Bynum, a cornetist and director of the Coast Jazz Orchestra, the reviewer writes, "For all its conceptual heft the music unfolds like a brilliant, oddball film full of memorable scenes."
President Philip J. Hanlon '77 says the cluster initiative, part of his vision for strengthening academic excellence at Dartmouth, helps hire and retain leading scholars, noting that "we're organizing the hire around some external challenge."
In a story about Americans doing business with China, the paper turns to Tuck's Paul Argenti, who says the U.S. must understand China. "It has a regime that doesn't look like the United States. We can pretend it is a democracy, but it's not."
"Our model can lead to signiﬁcant overall beneﬁts, fewer ﬂight delays, more importantly fewer worst-case delays, fewer crew infeasibilities, and lower passenger delays and disruptions," says Thayer School of Engineering's Vikrant Vaze.
FreshAir Sensor, which makes a device that detects cigarette and marijuana smoke and was developed by a Dartmouth professor and a Tuck student, is creating a new device that detects when someone has been vaping.
In a story about different reactions to the same evidence, the news site points to a study by Dartmouth's Brendan Nyhan that suggests controversies become news faster and the news spreads more widely under certain conditions.
The Emmy-winning Pilobolus, formed at Dartmouth in '71, has created and toured over 120 pieces of repertory in over 65 countries, reports the paper. "Their performances reach 300,000 in audiences around the United States each year," it says.
A massive iceberg split off an Antarctic ice sheet, the paper reports, turning for comment to Dartmouth's Robert Hawley, who discusses the way an ice shelf can act "like a cork to hold in the flow of the ice that's inland of the ice sheet."
Google's doodle today celebrates "the incredible work of pioneering addiction psychologist Dr. Herbert David Kleber." At Dartmouth, the alumnus, who died last year, studied premed and discovered a passion for psychiatry, reports the website.
Zippity co-founder and CEO Edward Warren, Tuck '17, got the idea for the company, which brings the auto mechanic to the customer's car, as a student at the Tuck School of Business. So far, Zippity has 10 repair technicians and two detailers.
In a column, Dartmouth economist David Blanchflower writes that the U.K. appears to be already in a recession. "It seems to me the Bank of England has failed to spot the onset of recession, just as it did in 2008.