Professor Peter Orner's book is No. 2 on Oprah Winfrey's "Best Books of 2019" list. "Orner brings grace and vigor to the short-story form in a preeminent collection, earning a place alongside Carver and Munro," writes the magazine.
Writing about a study that found artisanal-scale gold mining is altering water clarity and dynamics in the Madre de Dios River watershed in Peru, the paper turns for comment to Dartmouth researchers Evan Dethier, Guarini '20, and David Lutz.
"Maybe it's the endorphins, or maybe it's refocusing my attention on some other activity which enables a new idea," writes Dartmouth's Dan Rockmore in an opinion piece in which he explores various ways he and others come up with new ideas.
Joining the Association of American Universities, which Dartmouth has done, is "not only about the prestige … for people who work inside higher education, being in the AAU is a shorthand for excellence in knowledge production," says the paper.