Kate Bradshaw


Institute to explore patient choice

Patient advocates and medical, legal, ethics and policy professionals will come to campus this summer for the 2014 Summer Institute for Informed Patient Choice, discussing the implications of informed consent and patient choice, as well as improvements in health care transparency and patient-based care.

Advisors see few freshmen in spring

While all incoming students are assigned to a first-year faculty advisor and an undergraduate dean, with many scheduling initial meetings, participation in advising programs drops off as students near the end of their first year on campus.

Boosted by grants, researchers study arsenic testing in wells

About 40 percent of the state’s 1.3 million residents obtain their drinking water from private wells, which do not require regulation, and around 20 percent of these wells have arsenic levels higher than the Environmental Protection Agency’s safety standard.


Social card game study draws participants to local restaurant

Surrounded by red walls and decor reminiscent of the Memphis blues scene, teams of students and community members hunched over tables in 3 Guys Basement Barbecue for a card game Wednesday night as part of a paid research study hosted by Tiltfactor Laboratory, an interdisciplinary studio that designs and studies games that promote social change.

Scripps anticipates Johnson arrival

Dean of the College Charlotte Johnson's selection as dean of students and vice president of student at Scripps follows the unexpected death of the former dean last November and recent calls from students for greater administrative transparency.

‘Phiesta’ cancellation sparks controversy

Alpha Phi sorority and Phi Delta Alpha fraternity canceled their annual “Phiesta” fundraiser last week, sparking vigorous debate at the College, with some arguing that the event was culturally insensitive and others disagreeing, often highlighting the event’s goal to raise money for cardiac health. Students reported being targeted for their beliefs, both in person and online.


Three honored for sustainability efforts

Handmade award trophies resembling cairns­, stacks of rocks typically used to mark hiking trails, were awarded to studio art and Thayer School of Engineering professor Jack Wilson, Morgan Curtis ’14 and Dartmouth Dining Services associate director Don Reed for their “trailblazing” work at last night’s third annual Sustainability Awards, a part of the College’s Earth Week celebrations.


Discussion hones in on faculty retention

Dartmouth’s difficulty in recruiting and retaining minority faculty members may derive from a preexisting lack of minority professors, tenure prospects and additional mentorship responsibilities these faculty members take on, students, faculty and staff said at the fifth set of “Moving Dartmouth Forward” discussions.

Panhell to host ‘sorority-blind’ pre-rush events

Pointing to shortcomings in the current system, the Panhellenic Council announced Monday that it will make several adjustments to its pre-recruitment process this term to foster a sense of united Greek community across all sororities. Potential new members planning to rush next year will have the option of participating in two “sorority-blind” pre-recruitment events.

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