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Women in Business Q&A: Cristina DeVito, CEO of Mudderella

Hailing from the sunny shores of New Jersey, Cristina brings a diverse background to the Mudderella team. From her days studying mechanical engineering at Dartmouth College to her time as a management consultant with Bain & Company, Cristina has never shied away from a new opportunity or challenge. Show More Summary

Infant toenails reveal in utero exposure to low-level arsenic, Dartmouth study finds

Infant toenails are a reliable way to estimate arsenic exposure before birth, a Dartmouth College study shows. The findings appear in the Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology. A PDF of the study is available on request. read more

An Ex-Banker's Approach To Personal Investing

By Conor Fernandez: After graduating from Dartmouth college, I moved to New York City to begin my first job as an investment banker. The money I earned went almost entirely towards rent, food and alcohol, but I still managed to contribute 5% of each paycheck into a 401(k). Show More Summary

#BringBackOurHaters: Shonda Rimes In Hot Water For Calling “Hashtag Activism” A Joke And Claps Back!

Shonda Rhimes gave a commencement speech at her alma mater Sunday and told graduates to avoid being azzholes. Shonda Rimes Says Hashtag Activism Is Not A Real Movement Via HuffPo reports: Speaking at Dartmouth College’s commencement ceremony Sunday, Rhimes joked

Shonda Rhimes Tells Dartmouth Graduates: 'Don't Be An Asshole'

Shonda Rhimes gave a commencement speech at her alma mater Sunday and told graduates to avoid being assholes. Speaking at Dartmouth College's commencement ceremony Sunday, Rhimes joked about how she got wasted the night before she graduated in 1991, unhappy that she'd be leaving her friends on campus. Show More Summary

Shonda Rhimes Slams Hashtag Activism: “Stop Pretending Hashtags Are The Same As Doing Something”

Last Sunday, Shonda Rhimes delivered a smart and resonant commencement speech at her alma mater, Dartmouth College. She packed it… Read More

Graduation Day

Jayne Caron, B.A. English/Biology, Phi Beta Kappa, Dartmouth College: For more on my journey with my daughter, see: Off to the Ranch (July 1, 2005) Goodbye Sandy (June 6, 2006) A 14-Year Old Girl in Today's World (Aug. 26, 2006) A Father's Strange Bliss (Apr. 16, 2007) The Tax Prof...

These Four Words Completely And Hilariously Sum Up Harvard Law School According To Mindy Kaling

Although Hollywood starlet Mindy Kaling couldn't quite put her finger on why she'd been asked to speak to the Harvard Law School class of 2014, the resulting Class Day speech was downright clever. Kaling, a Dartmouth College alumna, did offer one single heartfelt observation: "Listen, let me tell you something. Show More Summary

VAWA Reauthorization

Co-written with Joshua Schiefelbein who is a recent graduate of Dartmouth College with a degree in Russian Area Studies. It's been a little over a year since the signing of VAWA, and there's a little under a year left before the law takes full effect. Show More Summary

Study: Tweens Involved In Team Sports Less Likely to Smoke

A new study suggests that tweens who participate in certain types of extracurricular activities may be less likely to smoke or drink. According to U.S. News & World Report Health, Dartmouth College researchers used data from a 2003 survey of over 6,500 U.S. Show More Summary

Women With Feminine Features Win More Votes, Especially Among Conservatives

2 months agoNews : Reason

A new Dartmouth College–led study found that voters favor female politicians who have more feminine features, especially in conservative states. Gendered facial cues—eye shape, eyebrow shape, cheekbones, jawline, the presence of makeup—unconsciously...Show More Summary

Tim Geithner Called Dinesh D’Souza a ‘Dick’ to His Face for Outing Gay Students

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

Former Treasury Sec. Timothy Geithner once allegedly had a tense verbal exchange with conservative author Dinesh D'Souza, in which Geithner confronted D'Souza for being a "dick" and outing several gay students at Dartmouth College.

Remembering BASIC on its 50th birthday

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Nowadays, "basic" has a very different and derogatory Urban Dictionary-style meaning. Fifty years ago on this very day, however, it was the name given to a new computer-programming language born in a Dartmouth College basement. Devised initially by a...

Dartmouth College Controversy: Is a Burrito Racially or Culturally Insensitive?

If U.S. News & World Report had a category for "Most Overly Sensitive Institution of Higher Learning," Dartmouth College would win in a landslide.

Fox News v. Fox News Latino: Cinco De Mayo Edition

Fox News continued its history of undermining Fox News Latino by ridiculing concerns raised by a Mexican-American student -- and shared by Fox News Latino -- after Dartmouth College cancelled an "exploitative" fundraising event. An April...Show More Summary

Fifty Years of BASIC, the Programming Language That Made Computers Personal

Fifty Years of BASIC, the Programming Language That Made Computers Personal A very comprehensive history of BASIC from Time magazine. Invented by John G. Kemeny and Thomas E. Kurtz of Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, BASIC...Show More Summary

Dartmouth College's Hood Museum of Art exhibits African weapons collection for first time

3 months agoArts : Artdaily

Prior to colonialism in Africa, weapons served important purposes in multiple and overlapping contexts, including combat, hunting, and ceremonial activities. The Art of Weapons marks the first time that the Hood Museum of Art has featured highlights from its rich and extensive collection of African weapons. Show More Summary

Bad behavior in college: Not just at Dartmouth

Philip J. Hanlon, the new president of Dartmouth College, has just gone public with his concern that the Ivy League school’s future “is being hijacked by extreme behavior,” by which he means in part sexual assaults and the proliferation of groups with “racist and sexist undertones.” He also lamented a campus culture marked by commonplace […]

After 50 years, BASIC still misunderstood !

It appears that the BASIC programming language has been around a lot longer than most of us have realized. It had its beginnings back in 1964 at Dartmouth College. BASIC has a long and rich history as a programming language, but often today it is viewed as a beginners language or childs language. Wh

Bravery in the Ivy League

Kyle Ashlee discusses the reality of discrimination at Dartmouth College and the importance of student activism in creating change at a school that is often thought to be perfect. The post Bravery in the Ivy League appeared first on The Good Men Project.

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