"Every school is trying to figure out a way to have students come back and do whatever we can while also protecting public health," says Dartmouth's Joshua Kim in a story about what this fall might look like for both colleges and students.
"An advance market commitment to support vaccine development is a critical component … to defeat the virus, reopen the economy and return to normal life stronger and more resilient," write Dartmouth's Christopher Snyder and his co-authors.
Writing about Olympians helping during the pandemic, TEAM USA features Dartmouth's Abbey (D'Agostino) Cooper '14, who became known for sportsmanship at the 2016 Olympics. She is giving inspirational talks and encouraging people to exercise.
"Living in isolation and confinement with a small number of people for a long time is a psychological challenge," says Dartmouth's Jay Buckey, a former NASA astronaut, in a story about the stress of dealing with social-distancing practices.
"I think the issue is, are there ways where hospitals can effectively use these older clinicians but keep them at lower risk," says Dartmouth's Douglas Staiger in a story about experienced staffers being both in demand and at higher risk.
"It ended up being very cathartic, actually," Mindy Kaling '01 tells NPR's Terry Gross about her new Netflix series "Never Have I Ever." At first, the alumna says, she was reluctant to revisit her teen years for the show.
"Ideally, we would not leave the ice—but given all the circumstances, I think it's amazing we were able to come up with a solution to continue the experiment," says Dartmouth's Donald Perovich, a member of the MOSAiC expedition project board.
Dartmouth's Elliott Fisher and colleagues say their research shows that U.S. maps "showing the geographic distribution of cases show vast empty swaths of the country that are almost certain to be falsely reassuring. … The virus is everywhere."
In a story about how the planet is affected by social distancing during the pandemic, CBS News turns to Dartmouth's Jacqueline Wernimont, who notes that the environmental impact goes beyond carbon emissions, and includes noise pollution, too.
"In a lot of cases, gender trumps money. Our social roles are so much more powerful in decision-making than money," says Kristin Smith, a visiting associate professor of sociology at Dartmouth, in a story about women fighting COVID-19.
"Fighting the virus with a durable, five-part public-health plan is the greatest challenge I can imagine. It's also a fundamental moral imperative for our generation," writes former President Jim Yong Kim in a New Yorker column.
In a story about what parents can do at home to deal with common childhood medical conundrums—and perhaps avoid an emergency room visit—the paper turns to Dartmouth's Alison Kapadia, who explains how to deal with a dislocated kneecap.
Research by Dartmouth's Bruce Sacerdote '90 and two of his students shows "just how unusual the North Carolina senator's transactions were," says NPR about research the three did of the senator's sale of stocks just before the market crash.
"Epidemics are a part of the cycle of life on this planet. The choice is how we respond," says the bestselling author and Buddhist teacher Jack Kornfield '67 in an interview about how one can best deal with the anxieties of the day.
Dartmouth's John Carey, Katherine Clayton, and Yusaku Horiuchi write in a Washington Post opinion piece that in their research, "Across the board, we found that students make diversity a priority in undergraduate admissions."
"Isolation leads to loneliness. Loneliness leads to depression. It absolutely puts them a greater risk," says Dartmouth's Ellen Flaherty in a Washington Post story about how the coronavirus and self-quarantining affect the elderly.
Alice Ruth '83 is one of the 100 most influential women in U.S. finance, according to the magazine. "I've interacted with some of the most extraordinary people and investors who have broadened my perspective of the world," says Ruth.
In a story about couples who adjusted their wedding plans due to the pandemic, the newspaper writes about Nikita Raman '16 and James Kennedy '14, Thayer '15, who were married in a self-uniting ceremony on a street corner in Pittsburgh.
"Outer space and your own living room might be drastically different physically, but emotionally the stressors can be the same," says Dartmouth's Jay Buckey, a former astronaut who developed a free online toolkit to battle confinement stress.
In a webinar sponsored by Geisel, Daniel Lucey '77, MED '81, an expert in epidemics, says the "nation's success in following health recommendations … will help to determine what is in store for the world during the coronavirus pandemic."