In recent days, the nation’s media, from The Washington Post to Vermont Public Radio, turned to Dartmouth for comment. Here’s what President Phil Hanlon ’77 and four other professors had to say:
“Enough is enough. I am calling on us to create fundamental change in every place on campus where social activities take place—residence halls, Greek houses, affinity houses, senior societies, and other campus organizations,” says President Phil Hanlon ’77 at an April 16 summit meeting reported by The Washington Post.
“Technology got us into trouble, and this suggests technology can help get us out,” says Professor Hany Farid in a Bloomberg Businessweek story about the role of the Internet in the tech industry’s campaign to end child pornography.
“They were willing to throw someone else’s services into the arena, but not their own,” says TDI’s Nancy Morden in a Washington Post story about doctors, procedures, and the way some medical associations were willing to list as superfluous only procedures they didn’t, in fact, do themselves.
“Quaint anecdotes about war loot and its provenance have been passed down from one generation to another in families like mine,” says Professor Yuliya Komska in an Al Jazeera America opinion piece about objects looted during World War II.
“Low-income people have a lot on their minds,” says Tuck’s John Vogel in a VPR commentary about a study led by one of his students at Tuck, Anson Montgomery, who decided to investigate the connection between food insecurity and people’s health.