Dartmouth's Maron Greenleaf writes about the California Air Resources Board's endorsement of the Tropical Forest Standard, paving the way for electric utilities, oil refineries, and other polluters to "offset" their greenhouse gas emissions.
In a story about e-cigarette use, the paper turns to Dartmouth's James Sargent, who notes that cases of people becoming ill after vaping began showing up at least five years ago. Only recently have enough shown up to reveal a pattern, he says.
"Dartmouth College students confront use of a phrase they think should be a relic," says WBUR, which talks to Melissa Padilla '16 about Change the Subject and students' work to get the Library of Congress to stop using "illegal alien."
"All students should take an accessible course on race and ethnicity if racial equity is to be an achievable goal," says Dartmouth's Emily Walton. To attain racial equality, "We need to actively, purposefully take the blinders off," she says.
"It's really a rare opportunity to have a big interdisciplinary experiment that will be there for the full year," says Dartmouth's Donald Perovich, who will join an Arctic expedition to study climate change at the top of the world.
"The intellectual joy of university leadership results from a variety of positive and distinct aspects of administrative work," write Dartmouth's Carolyn Dever and a colleague. Among them, they say, "You stretch your mind regularly."
Dartmouth's Donald Perovich will join an arctic research expedition that will take scientists into "some of the harshest conditions on Earth: polar night, complete darkness, heavy storms, and temperatures that can reach almost minus 50."
Dartmouth's Elisabeth Newton talks about finding a new exoplanet about 900 trillion miles from Earth. When she and her team discovered the planet, "I was definitely excited," she says. "It's the first time I've ever found a planet before."
A new study "could help doctors understand that when they have teenagers who are becoming mature adults, they really need to talk to them as much, or maybe more, than they talk to their parents," says The Dartmouth Institute's Glyn Elwyn.
Cassie Kosarek, Geisel '20, offers med school applicants advice on gauging how well a particular medical school will suit them. Among suggestions is asking, "What kinds of students thrive in your curriculum? What sets your curriculum apart?"
Can the United States provide quality health care for less money? "The answer is yes," writes the Tuck School of Business' Vijay Govindarajan, "and that's evident by the health care delivery innovations seen in many developing countries."
Football's future is bright, writes the newspaper, noting that Dartmouth no longer allows tackling during practice and finished last season 9-1. "No tackling at practice has even become a recruiting advantage for the school," the paper writes.
Dartmouth's Petra Bonfert-Taylor, working with a colleague from the Institut Mines-Télécom of France, is one of 10 finalists for the 2019 edX Prize for Exceptional Contributions in Online Teaching and Learning, notes the publication.
Dartmouth's Douglas Irwin, a trade economist, points out that China's program to acquire Western technology is "more far-reaching and government-organized than anything the U.S. did," writes the newspaper.
Callie Brownson, the Buffalo Bills' offensive coaching intern, "made national headlines last year when she became the first female coach in NCAA Division 1 history as an offensive quality control coach for Dartmouth College," writes the paper.
Dartmouth is on the website's list of the 10 best-looking college campuses on the East Coast. "It's safe to say that they had a lot of space to work with here and they did a great job," notes the website.
"Playing in the NHL was a lifelong dream come true. I spent 24 years of my life trying to get to the NHL, then 11 trying to stay. I'm so lucky with how everything turned out," says Ben Lovejoy '06, who announced his retirement from the league.
“The Nile basin is one of several fast-growing, predominately agricultural regions that are really on the brink of severe water scarcity,” says Dartmouth’s Ethan Coffel, lead author of a study focusing on climate, population, and water access.
Many children—and their parents, too—find the shift to middle school challenging. Dartmouth’s Josh Compton says parents can help children deal with situations such as bullying, cheating, and peer pressure by talking with them ahead of time.