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Every grain of sand: Method efficiently renders massive assemblies of granular materials

(Disney Research) Be it sand, snow or a bowl of spices, rendering massive aggregations of granular materials is a challenge for animators. A new method developed by researchers from Disney Research, ETH Zurich and Dartmouth College,Show More Summary

New 'printone' tool allows users to create 3-D printed wind instruments in any shape or form

(Dartmouth College) A research team from Autodesk and Dartmouth College has developed a new interactive design tool called 'Printone,' which provides users with the ability to create functional 3-D printed wind instruments in any shape or form using interactive sound simulation feedback. Show More Summary

Renovation begins on Dartmouth’s Hood Museum, a Charles Moore masterpiece

The Billie Tsien and Tod Williams renovation of the museum, which includes partial demolition, gets underway Partial demolition of the the Charles Moore-designed Hood Museum at Dartmouth College got underway this week, part of a renovation...Show More Summary

Geographers provide new insight into commuter megaregions of the US

(Dartmouth College) Geographers from Dartmouth College and the University of Sheffield provide new insight into the economic geography of commuter megaregions in the US, by using an empirical approach that combines visual interpretation with statistical analysis. Show More Summary

Two-Sport Athlete Summer Martin Verbally Commits to Dartmouth

By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam Summer Martin, a member of both the Strath Haven High School swim team and cross country team, has verbally committed to the application process at Dartmouth College. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Two-Sport Athlete Summer Martin Verbally Commits to Dartmouth

Women, 'business Republicans' key to Ayotte, Hassan race

As chairman of Dartmouth College's government department, Dean Lacy naturally has an academic interest in the tight U.S. Senate race between Republican incumbent Kelly Ayotte and her Democratic challenger, Gov. … Click to Continue »

How Frankenstein saved humankind from probable extinction, Dartmouth-UC Merced study

(Dartmouth College) In Mary Shelley's novel, 'Frankenstein,' Victor Frankenstein saved humankind from the probability of extinction, according to a new study by Dartmouth-University of California, Merced, to be published in BioScience on Friday, Oct. 28. The study examines how the novel is rooted in a fundamental principle of biology, competitive exclusion.

How friendship networks at college impact students' academic and social success

(Dartmouth College) Student friendships at college can be classified into three types of networks: tight-knitters, samplers and compartmentalizers and should not be underestimated, according to a Dartmouth study 'Friends with Academic...Show More Summary

Dartmouth study: How age-related genetic anomalies contribute to the maternal age effect

(Dartmouth College) For women in their 30s and beyond, the probability of a pregnancy that results in a miscarriage or a Down syndrome pregnancy is staggering with the risk increasing to 1 in 3 by the time a woman reaches her early 40s...Show More Summary

Bill Clinton campaigns for Hillary in New Hampshire

Campaigning for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and down-ballot candidates in New Hampshire, the former president told a crowd at Dartmouth College they should remain optimistic about the nation's future. Telling a joke...Show More Summary

Dartmouth-led team develops WristWhirl, a smartwatch prototype using wrist as a joystick

(Dartmouth College) Checking email, tracking fitness, and listening to music, are just a few things that a smartwatch can do but what if your hands aren't free? A Dartmouth-led team has come up with a solution by developing WristWhirl...Show More Summary

Audio: #NoDAPL Activist Says Protest Camps Aren’t Safe, Decries “Lawlessness”

Felicia Teter, 26, a senior at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire who grew up in the Yakama Nation in Washington state, sorts donated clothing Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, at the Oceti Sakowin camp near Cannon Ball, N.D. Photo by Mike Nowatzki / Forum News Service On my radio show today I interviewed #NoDAPL activist D’Shawn Cunningham. Show More Summary

Dartmouth study provides insight on why risk-taking behavior increases during adolescence

(Dartmouth College) A new Dartmouth study just published in 'Current Biology' demonstrates for the first time, the causal relationship between behavioral control and a specific imbalance in brain function that exists during adolescence. Show More Summary

Dartmouth researchers' 'DarkLight' enables visible light communication in the dark

(Dartmouth College) Through a new Dartmouth project called 'DarkLight,' researchers have developed and demonstrated for the first-time, how visible light can be used to transmit wireless data even when the light appears dark or off.Show More Summary

Macro Musings Podcat: Andy Levin

My latest Macro Musing podcast is with Andrew Levin. Andy is a professor of economics at Dartmouth College and previously served two decades as an economist at the Federal Reserve Board, including two years as a special adviser to Chairman Ben Bernanke and Vice Chair Janet Yellen. Show More Summary

Hold your nose: Stinky corpse flower opens in New Hampshire

A flower that got its nickname from its putrid smell is started to bloom Friday at Dartmouth College for the first time since 2011.

Library People News: Hires, Promotions, Retirements, and Obituaries

Teresa Elberson is the Director of Lafayette Public Library System, LA; Susanne Mehrer to become Dean of Libraries at Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH; OCLC and IFLA name five librarians to Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program; and more new hires, promotions, retirements, and obituaries from the September 15, 2016 issue of Library Journal.

Throngs Expected to Smell Disgusting 'Corpse Flower'

A flower that smells like a cross between a decaying animal and urine is set to bloom later this week at Dartmouth College. Named Morphy, the titan arum—or corpse flower—hasn't bloomed since 2011, the AP reports. Officials at Dartmouth's Life Sciences Greenhouse, where the 6 ½-foot flower is...

Director, Hopkins Center for the Arts, Dartmouth College

3 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH seeks an experienced cultural leader to be the next Howard L. Gilman ’44 Director of the Hopkins Center for the Arts. This is an exciting opportunity to guide a respected Ivy League institution into a new era.

Dartmouth-study finds STEM workers more likely to find jobs in denser STEM labor markets

(Dartmouth College) In one of the first attempts to understand the geography of STEM degree-job matching, a Dartmouth-led study published in Economic Geography finds that matching is much more likely in dense rather than in large STEM labor markets.

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