"I returned to my native country determined to warn of what we stand to lose in continuing down the path set by ultranationalist policymakers," says Dartmouth's Brooke Harrington about a harrowing experience she had as an immigrant in Denmark.
Dartmouth's Jedidah Isler interviews astrophysicist Jocelyn Bell Burnell—who discovered the space-based phenomena known as pulsars—about "one of the most blatant snubs of women scientists" and Burnell's own story about imposter syndrome.
The Hollywood Times writes that the new film about the TV icon Fred Rogers '50 has received "deservedly positive reviews," but says the real star is Rogers himself. "His unconventional hero tale feels both timeless and very timely," it says.
A story collection by Dartmouth's Peter Orner is among the newspaper's "100 Notable Books of 2019." Maggie Brown & Others probes "the fleeting connections of characters struggling to adjust to the rush of time," the paper notes.
Coach Buddy Teevens '79 is this year's Ivy League coach of the year and "the winningest football coach in Dartmouth history," writes the paper. With a 29-23 win at Brown on Saturday, the Big Green clinched a share of the Ivy League title.
"This is called stakeholder-driven science. It's driven by their values and their needs, and their desires for the future," says Dartmouth's Mary Albert, head of a Dartmouth team working on a sustainability project in Greenland.
"As delegations discuss Minamata this week in Geneva, the decisions they make will be critical to the health of humans and the environment for generations to come," say Dartmouth's Celia Chen and a co-author about the global treaty on mercury.
Dartmouth's Diederik Vandewalle provided expert testimony during the trial of Sami Bebawi, a former executive of Quebec-based construction company SNC-Lavalin charged with fraud and bribing a foreign public official in Libya.
"If our interests are starting to diverge, this leads to questions about the future of our alliance," says Dartmouth's Jennifer Lind in a story about South Korea-Japan relations and their effect on U.S.-South Korea relations.
Historian Udi Greenberg reviews a new book on the problematic—and relatively recent—origins of the term "Judeo-Christian," and discusses "how easily inclusive language can be mobilized for anti-egalitarian purposes."
"It really sparked an interest that I knew that I had before, but seeing some of that science in action really, really inspired me," says Alana Macken '23 about studying in Greenland with the Dartmouth-coordinated Joint Science Education Program.
Dartmouth's Rebecca Emeny, the new study's lead author, says older adults consume, on average, five medications at a time, and she and fellow researchers suspected that many of them use fracture-associated drugs, the most common being opioids.
Professor Peter Orner's book is No. 2 on Oprah Winfrey's "Best Books of 2019" list. "Orner brings grace and vigor to the short-story form in a preeminent collection, earning a place alongside Carver and Munro," writes Oprah Magazine.
Writing about a study that found artisanal-scale gold mining is altering water clarity and dynamics in the Madre de Dios River watershed in Peru, the paper turns for comment to Dartmouth researchers Evan Dethier, Guarini '20, and David Lutz.
"Maybe it's the endorphins, or maybe it's refocusing my attention on some other activity which enables a new idea," writes Dartmouth's Dan Rockmore in an opinion piece in which he explores various ways he and others come up with new ideas.
Joining the Association of American Universities, which Dartmouth has done, is "not only about the prestige … for people who work inside higher education, being in the AAU is a shorthand for excellence in knowledge production," says the paper.
"The idea of misrecognition describes the common feelings my interviewees expressed of feeling unseen, invalidated, and unworthy in their social interactions in the community," writes Dartmouth's Emily Walton in a column about her research.
Characterizing the resurgence of the flat Earth movement in Brazil as "very sad," Dartmouth's Marcelo Gleiser says, "We're living in very strange times. The idea of being popular for being outrageous is coming from the leadership."