Dartmouth In The News

  • Why I Still Play Michael Jackson and R. Kelly for My Students

    The Chronicle of Higher Education

    One reason he occasionally plays disgraced artists's music, says Dartmouth's William Cheng, is that "there's strength in knowing our weaknesses. Music and musicians, as much as anything else, alert us to just how seductive and seducible people can be."

  • Meet Elisabeth Newton, Astronomy Professor, Discoverer of a New Planet

    VPR

    Dartmouth's Elisabeth Newton talks about finding a new exoplanet about 900 trillion miles from Earth. When she and her team discovered the planet, "I was definitely excited," she says. "It's the first time I've ever found a planet before."

  • Teens With Illnesses Want Role in Decision-Making

    Reuters

    A new study "could help doctors understand that when they have teenagers who are becoming mature adults, they really need to talk to them as much, or maybe more, than they talk to their parents," says The Dartmouth Institute's Glyn Elwyn.

  • Three Questions to Ask Medical Schools to Determine the Fit

    U.S. News & World Report

    Cassie Kosarek, Geisel '20, offers med school applicants advice on gauging how well a particular medical school will suit them. Among suggestions is asking, "What kinds of students thrive in your curriculum? What sets your curriculum apart?"

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