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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

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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

This map shows what America might look like if states were redrawn based on commuting patterns

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Dartmouth College scholar Garrett Dash Nelson and co-author Alasdair Rae of the UK’s University of Sheffield created an illuminating map of America broken down by commuter patterns based on Census data. The map above illustrates how economic and living patterns often don’t match up with the existing state boundaries. Show More Summary

Pollution from Ivy League lab's old dump worries neighbors

Neighbors of Dartmouth College property where for years the Ivy League school disposed of mice and other small animals used in science experiments say they fear pollution from the site has contaminated their groundwater and they worry the school hasn't been completely up front with them.

Children with higher genetic risk for obesity respond more strongly to fast food ads

(Dartmouth College) Dartmouth researchers have found that children with a genetic risk for obesity had greater activity in brain reward centers when watching fast food commercials, which could help us to understand why some children are more likely to overeat. Show More Summary

Study finds American Indian adults exposed to early life trauma more likely to develop PTSD and poor health

(Dartmouth College) American Indian adults who were exposed to an early life trauma are more likely to develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and poor physical health in adulthood according to a study recently published in the American Journal of Human Biology. Show More Summary

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

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