"It's really a rare opportunity to have a big interdisciplinary experiment that will be there for the full year," says Dartmouth's Donald Perovich, who will join an Arctic expedition to study climate change at the top of the world.
"The intellectual joy of university leadership results from a variety of positive and distinct aspects of administrative work," write Dartmouth's Carolyn Dever and a colleague. Among them, they say, "You stretch your mind regularly."
Dartmouth's Donald Perovich will join an arctic research expedition that will take scientists into "some of the harshest conditions on Earth: polar night, complete darkness, heavy storms, and temperatures that can reach almost minus 50."
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."