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Green firms see drop in market value

(12/01/08 8:51am)

While an increasing number of companies are voluntarily lowering greenhouse gas emissions in an effort to "go green," new research suggests that doing so could lower market value and overall financial performance, according to Karin Thorburn, a business administration professor at the Tuck School of Business. Thorburn, who conducted her research with environmental studies professor Karen Fisher-Vanden, said that her findings led her to advocate a more forceful role for the federal government in regulating carbon emissions.

Show Me The Money!

(12/01/08 8:36am)

Sometimes, poverty is kind of a romantic opportunity. Once you get over the taste of rice and beans, ramen and repression, you realize that losing wealth forces you to disregard some of the distractions of opulence and cling not to guns or religion (Hi Barack!), but instead to your core values and priorities.

The Polka-Dot Umbrella Plan

(12/01/08 8:35am)

When I was younger, I dreamt of becoming a polka-dot umbrella. While my peers fixated on occupations in banking, archeology, and other fields, I aspired to "protect people from the rain" professionally. My parents and teachers temporarily indulged this umbrella fantasy, before explaining that future jobs should a) posses a decent outlook, b) provide reasonable returns on the financial investment of a college education and c) be physically possible.

Book Review: Sedaris' humor hums in latest collection of essays

(12/01/08 8:31am)

David Sedaris is the last person you'd want to sit next to on a plane, and he'd tell you so himself. In one of the funniest moments of his latest book, "When You Are Engulfed in Flames"(2008), the comic essayist struggles to enjoy flying in the "Business Elite" section of the plane, while sitting next to a man on his way to a funeral.

Men's soccer falls in NCAA Sweet Sixteen to Wake Forest

(12/01/08 8:22am)

The loss comes two weeks after Dartmouth (12-6-2, 5-1-1 Ivy) took home its eighth Ivy League title and four days after the team managed to hold off Boston College in the second round of the tournament. Sunday's game marked the first time Dartmouth has advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament since 1992, when it only had a 32-team field.

Profs. receive Fulbright fellowships

(11/25/08 8:51am)

Seven Dartmouth professors received Fulbright scholarships on Monday to fund research abroad. Christiane Donahue, Ursula Gibson '76, Pamela Jenkins, David Kotz '86 and Michael Mastanduno were named Fulbright Scholars by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars and Ioana Chitoran and Jonathan Smolin received Fulbright-Hays Foreign Area and Language Training Program fellowships.

Daily Debriefing

(11/25/08 8:48am)

The Center for Digital Strategies at the Tuck School of Business recently released a list of the Top Tech Toys for 2008, according to a Tuck news release. The list, compiled by six Tuck students under the direction of professor Eric Johnson, focuses on toys that cost less than $25 in light of the current economic crisis. The students ranked toys for all age groups on the basis of innovative technology, overall play value and price point, the release reported. They found that toys that emphasize basic fun, employ technology and sell for a relatively low price will be most successful. Some toys on the list included the Move & Crawl Ball, Playskool Honeybee Hop, Abby & Emma Deluxe Magnetic Dress-Up and Barbie iDesign Ultimate Stylist.

College presidents take pay cuts due to economy

(11/25/08 8:38am)

Following the lead of Wall Street's remaining Chief Executive Officers, several college and university presidents are taking pay cuts, refusing raises and giving back to their schools in an effort to help their institutions weather the current economic crisis. These announcements came after a week of continued economic decline and the release of The Chronicle of Higher Education's annual survey of university presidents' compensation.

Gillibrand '88 could fill Clinton's seat

(11/25/08 8:37am)

While no formal announcements have been made about who could assume Clinton's Senate role, Gillibrand is rumored to be a top contender, sources close to the governor told The New York Times and The Washington Post last week. If she is selected, Gillibrand would be the only Dartmouth graduate in the Senate, and the first College alumna to serve in the Senate.

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