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Is the Media Killing the New Hampshire Primary?

Is the New Hampshire primary over the hill? After 20 years of observing and analyzing the contest as a professor at Dartmouth College, I fear the answer might be “yes.” The primary is turning 100 this year, but its relevance is in doubt as the national media threaten the state’s traditional function of vetting the candidates. Show More Summary

Dartmouth study helps fill in gaps in our visual perception

HANOVER, N.H. - A Dartmouth College study sheds light on how the brain fills in the gaps of how we visually perceive the world around us. The findings appear in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. read more

Modern and contemporary African art exhibition at Dartmouth features important recent acquisitions

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, has long benefited from the insight and dedication of its curators of African art, including current curator Smooth Nzewi, and the winter exhibition Inventory: New Works and Conversations around African Art highlights the work they have done. Show More Summary

Bernie Sanders Live-Tweets the GOP Debate, Calls Out Donald Trump, Marco Rubio

Shortly after speaking to supporters at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders started watching Thursday night’s GOP presidential debate. Shortly after the GOP debate began, Senator Sanders’ Twitter account started responding to what Bernie’s potential opponents were saying. Show More Summary

Paul Kirk, Ex-D.N.C. Chairman and Ted Kennedy Confidante, Endorses Bernie Sanders

Paul Kirk Jr., a former Democratic National Committee chairman and Ted Kennedy confidante, endorsed Bernie Sanders before a rally at Dartmouth College.

Anglers' gear, cooperation affect coral reef fisheries, Dartmouth research finds

HANOVER, N.H. - Dartmouth College and University of California, Santa Barbara scientists studying a Caribbean fishing village are shedding new light on the social and ecological factors pressuring coral reef fisheries around the world. The research appears in the journals Marine Policy and Ambio. PDF's are available on request. read more

Rule to prevent tarmac delays backfires for airline passengers: study

A rule intended to keep airline passengers from being stuck for long stretches on the tarmac has resulted in more delays, according to a study. Dartmouth College and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology found the tarmac delay rule increased flight cancellations and ultimately the time it takes...

Cheap Projector Uses Prisms To Create Colour Images From B&W Source

Before LEDs and lasers came along, video projectors would shine white light through a rotating colour wheel to produce full-colour images. But researchers at Dartmouth College and Disney Research Zürich have come up with a more unusual projection approach using prisms and very precise computer-generated black and white images. More »      

Cheap Projector Uses Prisms to Create Color Images from B&W Source

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Before LEDs and lasers came along, video projectors would shine white light through a rotating color wheel to produce full-color images. But researchers at Dartmouth College and Disney Research Zürich have come up with a more unusual projection approach using prisms and very precise computer-generated black and white images. Read more...

Dartmouth College Swimmer Drowns At YMCA Pool

An unbelievably tragic ending to a promising life occurred on December 26 in a Sarasota, Florida YMCA swimming pool. Tate Ramsden, 21 years old, of Nashville, Tennessee, died at the Selby Aquatic Center while visiting with his family. Show More Summary

Dartmouth Swimmer Dies Trying to Do Laps Without Breathing

Tate Ramsden swam for Dartmouth College as a freshman and sophomore, but the Tennessee 21-year-old, who was planning to graduate from Dartmouth in 2017, died Saturday at a Sarasota, Fla., YMCA pool while visiting the city with his family over the holiday weekend. Ramsden was swimming there with his sister,...

Drowning victim was member of Dartmouth College swim team

last monthNews : NY Daily News

The apparent drowning death of a 21-year-old honor student and swim team member at Dartmouth College is under investigation.

Claim: Melting sea ice increases Arctic precipitation, complicates climate predictions

From DARTMOUTH COLLEGE and the “Reports of the demise of Arctic Sea Ice are greatly exaggerated” department HANOVER, N.H. – The melting of sea ice will significantly increase Arctic precipitation, creating a climate feedback comparable to doubling global carbon dioxide, a Dartmouth College-led study finds. “The increases of precipitation and changes in the energy balance may…

Rudolph's Blue Eyes May Be Key To Red Nose

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Everyone knows Rudolph has a red nose but what about his eyes? Prompted by questions from his 4-year-old daughter, Dartmouth College anthropology professor Nathaniel Dominy recently wrote a scholarly paper on how...Show More Summary

Why The Founder Of The Notorious Bored@Baker Finally Shut The Site Down

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Bored@Baker was notorious and obnoxious, and now it's dead. The anonymous online forum, restricted to those with Dartmouth College emails, was just a stream of text submissions that people could leave positive or negative votes on, much like JuicyCampus, College ACB and Yik Yak. Show More Summary

The Dancers Of Pilobolus Break All The Rules In 'Shadowland'

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

The men and women of Pilobolus have no interest in playing by the dance world's rules. In fact, it's nearly impossible to define the contemporary company, founded by a group of Dartmouth College students with no formal training in 1971. Show More Summary

Dartmouth College Protest: After Black Lives Matter Protesters Reportedly Assault White Students, School Administrators Apologize To The Protesters

Dartmouth College students supporting the Black Lives Matter movement stormed the school’s library last week, shouting at students and allegedly even assaulting some who did not support the cause. Now the school’s administrators are apologizing — to the protesters. Show More Summary

Your College Dean Might Be Spying On Your Yik Yak Posts

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Dartmouth College's Vice Provost for Student Affairs Inge-Lise Ameer admitted something this week that few administrators do: She monitors what's posted on Yik Yak. And a recent survey shows the majority of school officials do the same. Ameer...Show More Summary

Stormy space weather puts equatorial regions' power at risk

Dr Brett Carter of the RMIT SPACE Research Centre and his team from RMIT, Boston College and Dartmouth College, found that these equatorial electrical disruptions threaten power grids in Southeast Asia, India, Africa and South America,...Show More Summary

What's Next, Book Burning?

"Roughly 150 Black Lives Matter protesters reportedly stormed a library at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, Thursday night to berate students studying there for their supposed racial privilege." Here. The solution, of course, is to expel the BLM thugs....

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