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Monday night, the Roth Center for Jewish Life hosted a lecture called “Security and Freedom in the 21st Century: The Trump Executive Order on Immigration and Refugees.” The lecture featured four guest speakers and gave audience members the opportunity to ask various questions about President Donald Trump’s recent executive order, which calls for a temporary ban on most immigration to the United States from seven Muslim-majority countries. The first of the four speakers to address the audience was the College’s Office of Visa and Immigration Services director Susan Ellison.
On Friday in Filene Auditorium, senior political writer for FiveThirtyEight Harry Enten ’11 returned to campus to discuss the successes and downfalls of polling and prediction.
With flu season coming around, general trends of the illness are in line with previous years of reporting without any noticeable change in the number of cases in the greater Hanover area, said Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center professor of immunology Richard Enelow. The last major outbreak was during the 2009-2010 school year, which correlated with the swine flu pandemic. “It looks like most of the country has pretty widespread flu activity, which is not that unusual for the time of year,” Enelow said.
College President Phil Hanlon and 47 other college and university presidents sent President Donald Trump a letter on Thursday asking him to “rectify or rescind the recent executive order closing our country’s borders to immigrants and others from seven majority-Muslim countries and to refugees from throughout the world.”Initially drafted by Princeton University president Christopher Eisgruber and University of Pennsylvania president Amy Gutmann, the letter states that the executive order “unfairly targets seven predominantly Muslim countries in a manner inconsistent with America’s best principles and greatest traditions.” The presidents of all eight Ivy League schools, along with 40 other leaders of higher education institutions, signed the letter.On Jan.
On Jan. 21, the day after Donald Trump took office as the 45th president of the United States, at least 50 Dartmouth students carpooled nearly eight hours to Washington, D.C.
A study investigating the effect of health insurance status on cancer care in different communities was released this past November in the publication “Cancer,” a peer-reviewed oncology journal.
The College is finalizing proposals to convert to a hot water heating system and biomass energy system from the current oil system and steam distribution system.
When Nathan Busam ’17 went to Poland as part of his economics study abroad program, he did not expect people to tell him their life story when he asked them, “How are you?” These types of cultural differences are what the Rockefeller Global Leadership Program helps students navigate.
Last week, SaveOnEnergy.com, a Texas-based energy consulting firm, ranked Dartmouth 10th in its Green Universities Report.
Professor of microbiology and immunology at the Geisel School of Medicine Ambrose Cheung was recently granted a 2017 Harrington Scholar-Innovator Award from the Harrington Discovery Institute in Cleveland, Ohio.
On Monday, students and staff attended the “Dartmouth Protect Our Patients Vigil” at the Geisel Medical School’s Kellogg Auditorium.
Dartmouth’s Program in Politics and Law recently saw its 10-year grant from the Milton and Miriam Handler Foundation expire, meaning the program is now solely reliant on alumni donations and College funding.
Physics professor Marcelo Gleiser has devoted his life to the study of theoretical physics. His discipline has enabled him to study and teach on three different continents, first completing his undergraduate work in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil before graduating from King’s College London with his Ph.D.
Pamela Katz ’80, renowned screenwriter and novelist, majored in anthropology at Dartmouth. After graduation, she went on to work as a camera assistant for several prominent directors before eventually pursuing a career in screenwriting, focusing on historical and biographical film projects.
Adam Wright '17 was found dead this morning, College President Phil Hanlon wrote in a campus-wide email.
In response to President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration, College President Phil Hanlon advised students affected by the seven-nation ban to avoid all international travel.
Twenty-one percent of Dartmouth students come from families in the top one percent of total income earners, a recent New York Times report on college economic diversity found. The study, using data from the Class of 2013, revealed that Dartmouth students have disproportionately wealthy backgrounds, even in comparison to students at other Ivy League and highly-selective schools. According to the report, the median family income of a Dartmouth student is $200,400, which is the second highest among Ivy League schools and 24th among colleges nationwide.
A recent study co-authored by sociology professor Jason Houle analyzing the causes of “boomeranging,” which refers to students living in their parent’s home post-graduation, found that there is no correlation between student debt and returning home, among other conclusions. Houle has worked on several research projects that focus on the psychological and sociological aspects of young adult indebtedness. Neil Kamath ’17 is currently working with Houle on a manuscript relating to risk preferences in the context of young adult debt use.
Earlier this month, founder of Morano Gelato Morgan Morano bought back the Hanover location with partners Victoria and Richard Simek after selling it in 2013 to Norwich, Vermont couples Pam and Bill Miles and Jennifer and John Langhus. Morano said that she sold the shop to spend more time outside of it and to consider how she could expand the business.
Proxi, an application developed by Geisel School of Medicine psychiatry professor Bill Hudenko in collaboration with the Digital Arts, Innovation and Leadership lab, addresses the gap between consumer technology and individual mental health care by seeking to connect individuals, their natural support networks and clinicians in one unified network. After winning a Dartmouth Entrepreneurial Network Founder’s Grant, the Proxi team went on to test its prototype with nearly 150 beta testers, Hudenko said.