In a story about the White House strategy of using testing to prevent COVID-19 infections, NPR turns to Dartmouth's Steven Woloshin, MED '96, who says it's disturbing that "we do not have a better evidence base to guide public health policy."
In a piece about negative test results and assumptions about safety, Dartmouth's Steven Woloshin, MED '96, says, "You think you don't carry the virus, and then you may go around and spread it to other people, which can have really serious conseque
NBC Chicago features Oscar Cornejo Casares '17, who helped produce an award-winning documentary about a movement that he and Dartmouth classmates led to rid libraries of the "illegal aliens" subject heading, which is dehumanizing, he says.
In a recap of the Sept. 29 debate, Vox mentions America Abroad, by Dartmouth's Stephen Brooks and William Wohlforth. The writer calls it one of the "best books I've read on US foreign policy in the past few years."
In a story about the pandemic's impact on working women, Dartmouth's Claudia Olivetti says, "Trying to help working families ease this child-care constraint, it's not just a gender inequality issue. It's also an income inequality issue."
Election officials need to examine the outcomes from signature-approving software says Michael Herron, the Remsen 1943 Professor of Government, in an iTnews article about mail-in voting. "An error here is someone losing their chance to vote."
"Our findings illustrate how habits can be controlled in a tiny time window when they are first set in motion," says Dartmouth's Kyle S. Smith in an Inverse story about a study he led that examined how habits form in the brain.
Varujan Boghosian, who died Monday, is featured in a Valley News story. Works by the former George Frederick Jewett Professor of Art at Dartmouth are part of the collections of major museums, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Beans, a film by Tracey Deer '00 that premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, focuses on the 1990 Oka Crisis—an armed standoff between Mohawk protesters and police in Quebec—from the perspective of an Indigenous child.
A Dartmouth graduate has made history, reports the website: Geo Neptune '10, who is nonbinary and Two-Spirit, was elected to represent Maine's Indian Township School District. "Being transgender and nonbinary is part of who I am," they said.
"This is where humans still excel over AI: If you feed an opaque AI system conflicted information, when it gives you an answer you won't know why that answer came about," says Dartmouth's Eugene Santos Jr.
In a column, the writer discusses current political clashes, and points to research by Dartmouth's Sean Westwood and a colleague that found, in part, that "hostile feelings for the opposing party are ingrained or automatic in voters' minds."
Dartmouth's Marcelo Gleiser contributed an essay to the latest issue of the "Whitefish Review," founded by Brian Schott '93. The professor is in good company: Joyce Carol Oates and other acclaimed writers also contributed essays.
"We can anticipate increasing tie-ins among different categories of 'smart' devices," says Dartmouth's David Kotz in a story about Amazon's new partnership with AT&T, which allows callers to link their phones to the Alexa voice system.
In a story about biofuels and the climate crisis, Grist talks with Dartmouth's Lee Lynd, who led a study on biofuels. "Skeptics argue that we should keep this genie in the bottle. I believe that we rebut these claims conclusively," he says.
In a story about masks and recognition, Dartmouth's Brad Duchaine says that "since many people with face blindness don't rely as heavily on the face, face coverings may have less of an effect on them than people with normal face recognition."
Dartmouth's Jesse Casana and colleagues have found evidence on a Kansas cattle ranch of buried remnants left some 400 years ago by ancestors of today's Wichita and Affiliated Tribes, reports Science News.
"The FDA conveying to the public that it knows what it's doing and that it's doing things consistent with its expertise … is really important," Dartmouth's Herschel Nachlis says in a story about political pressures on the vaccine development.