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Dartmouth-led study finds heavier precipitation in the northeast began in 1996

(Dartmouth College) Over the past century, the Northeast has experienced an increase in the number of storms with extreme precipitation. A Dartmouth-led study finds that the increase in extreme Northeast storms occurred as an abrupt shift in 1996, particularly in the spring and fall, rather than as a steady change over several decades. Show More Summary

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By SwimSwam Partner Content on SwimSwam The Upper Valley Swim Camp is designed for competitive swimmers who are looking to improve technique across all strokes, starts and turns. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Upper Valley Swim Camp at Dartmouth College – Sign Up Today

Making volunteer-based legislatures work: Overcoming barriers for gender equality

(Dartmouth College) A Dartmouth-led study finds that volunteer-based state legislatures by their very nature, may perpetuate gender inequality in political representation. Family responsibilities appeared to disproportionately affect...Show More Summary

Minimalist technique recreates real-world rock climbing routes indoors

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

The great outdoors is great and all, but you're at the mercy of the elements, and rock climbers are particularly put out by rain. Indoor climbing walls don't always capture the nuances of nature, so a team at Dartmouth College has developed a technique to bring the outdoors in. Show More Summary

Dartmouth-led team develops smartwatch with all the moves

(Dartmouth College) A prototype smartwatch that moves in five different directions in an effort to make digital smartwatches more convenient for their users.

Dartmouth’s idea of “broadening the ranks”

(Paul Mirengoff) Dartmouth College sends to alumni a publication called “Dartmouth Life.” The current issue introduces the teachers-scholars who joined the faculty this academic year. The article is called “New Faculty Broaden the Ranks.” The article allows each new faculty member briefly to summarize his or her area of academic interest. Show More Summary

The brain sets a unique learning rate for everything we do, by self-adjusting to the environment

(Dartmouth College) Each time we get feedback, the brain is hard at work updating its knowledge and behavior in response to changes in the environment; yet, if there's uncertainty or volatility in the environment, the entire process must be adjusted. Show More Summary

Court to ruling on Dartmouth fraternity zoning dispute

The New Hampshire Supreme Court is releasing its decision on whether members of a former Dartmouth College fraternity should be allowed to live in the fraternity after the college banned … Click to Continue »

Are you listening? Your pupils indicate if you are

(Dartmouth College) A new Dartmouth study finds that listeners are most likely to tune in when a speaker delivers the most emotional peaks of his/her narrative, as revealed by synchronous pupil dilation patterns of speakers and listeners due to shared attention. Show More Summary

Everyone has different 'bad spots' in their vision

(University College London) The ability to distinguish objects in peripheral vision varies significantly between individuals, finds new research from UCL, Paris Descartes University and Dartmouth College, USA. For example, some people are better at spotting things above their center of vision while others are better at spotting things off to the right.

Study: What makes for effective partnerships with Indigenous nations on the environment?

(Dartmouth College) Protecting the environment often draws on a collaboration between community members, NGOs, academia, and, local, state and federal agencies. Indigenous partners are most likely to remain engaged in multi-actor collaborations...Show More Summary

3-D printing turns nanomachines into life-size workers

Using advanced 3-D printing, Dartmouth College researchers have unlocked the key to transforming microscopic nanorings into smart materials that perform work at human-scale.

Increased water availability from climate change may release more nutrients into soil in Antarctica

(Dartmouth College) As climate change continues to impact the Antarctic, glacier melt and permafrost thaw are likely to make more liquid water available to soil and aquatic ecosystems in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, potentially providing a more nutrient-rich environment for life, according to a Dartmouth study recently published in 'Antarctic Science.'

Stanford, Dartmouth pay $13K over election postcards

Stanford University and Dartmouth College have paid nearly $13,600 to settle a Montana campaign practices complaint over postcards sent to voters in 2014. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports ( Commissioner … Click to Continue »

Dartmouth promised $10 million for foreign study programs

A former New Jersey congressman plans to give an additional $10 million to Dartmouth College to support off-campus and foreign study programs. Frank Guarini, a 1946 graduate of Dartmouth, previously … Click to Continue »

Roads are driving rapid evolutionary change in our environment

(Dartmouth College) Roads are causing rapid evolutionary change in wild populations of plants and animals according to a Concepts and Questions paper published in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. The Dartmouth-led study looks at the evolutionary changes that are being caused by the way roads slice and dice our planet.

Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson: Professor Russell Muirhead

Politics as understood by Aristotle: An ennobling endeavor, central to all that makes us human. Herewith, an interview with a professor who still holds the Aristotlean view: Russell Muirhead of Dartmouth College. Proffesor Muirhead struck...Show More Summary

Don’t Blame Politics for the Crisis at American Colleges

Between 1932 and 1934, the Mexican muralist José Clemente Orozco toiled away on the masterwork that would christen the basement of Dartmouth College’s new library. The resulting mural—3,200 square feet of arresting visual narrative that maps out, as its title declares, “The Epic of American Civilization”—is more than a grand showpiece. Show More Summary

Content Strategy and UX Team Lead - Hanover, NH

Company: Dartmouth College Location: Hanover, New Hampshire Industry: Not Specified Career Level: Early Career (1+ yrs experience) Minimum Education: Bachelor's Job Status: Full Time Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

Is student debt responsible for 'boomeranging' among young adults?

(Dartmouth College) While student loan debt has reached an all-time high, it does not increase young adults' risk of 'boomeranging' or returning to their parental home, according to a Dartmouth-led study published in 'Sociology of Education.' Boomerangers, surprisingly, had less student loan debt than young adults who didn't return home. Show More Summary

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