Best of 2018

Here are the top 15 most-read stories published on DAM’s website during the past year.

15. “Continuing Ed: Neal Kumar Katyal ’91” A litigator on arguing before the U.S. Supreme Court. By Lisa Furlong

14. “Mission to Xanadu” A classmate’s death inspires four climbing friends to venture where few have dared. By Alexandra Pattillo ’17

13. “Planet Dartmouth” Where are you? A cartographic look at top cities and countries populated by alumni around the world.

12. “Blood, Guts, and Beer” Mishaps dogged a student leader of campus blood drives—until he tapped a winning idea. By William Lamb ’67

11. “Dogs of Dartmouth” Man’s best friend is no stranger to the College. By James Napoli

10. “A Mafia Hit” Mario Puzo’s Godfather archive gets a new home at Rauner Library. By George M. Spencer

9. “Biosphere 2: What Really Happened?” More than two decades ago an alum joined seven other explorers to boldly go where no one had gone before: into a sealed, miniature Earth where they would have to survive two years on their own. By Mark Nelson ’68

8. “Welcome to the Woods” A mountain of work went into the planning and construction of the new Moosilauke Ravine Lodge. Here’s how it all came together. By Jim Collins ’84

7. “The Impact Investor” Can investors make lots of money and save the world at the same time? Matthew Weatherley-White ’86, a former-Buddhist-turned-investment guru, thinks so. By Jim Collins ’84

6. “Senator Kirsten Gillibrand ’88 Takes on Trump” New York’s junior senator talks about faith, fortitude, and the fight between good and evil. By Jake Tapper ’91

5. The Book That Changed My Life Professors remember when the heavens opened and lightning struck. By George M. Spencer

4. “Lifesaver” America’s first black female pediatric surgeon, Andrea Hayes-Jordan ’87, DMS’91, delivers a therapy to treat a rare cancer. By Heather Salerno

3. “Magic to Live By” Reid Duke ’11 earns big money on the pro circuit of the game Magic: The Gathering. By Rob Wolfe ’12

2. “How Buddy Teevens ’79 Transformed Football Forever” A few years ago, Coach Teevens looked like a goner. Then he reorganized his staff and started a radical experiment: no tackling in practice. By Brad Parks ’96

1. “No Ordinary Joe” Pulitzer winner Joe Rago ’05, a quintessential Dartmouth man, is gone too soon. By Emily Esfahani Smith ’09

Portfolio

Alumni Books
New titles from Dartmouth writers (July/August 2019)
Justice for All
A world of equals is the goal of fundraiser Evelyn Chen ’01.
The Natural

Professor Ross Virginia is as cozy in an African desert as he is in the Antarctic—where there’s even a swatch of icy terrain named after him.

Dennis A. Dinan ’61
On editing DAM in turbulent times

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