New titles from Dartmouth writers (November/December 2017)
The career path of Kery Davis ’79 led from law school to Broadway to HBO Boxing. Now, as athletic director at Howard University, he hopes to inject a dose of Ivy League into “The Mecca.”
Georgetown professor Abigail Marsh ’99 peeks inside the altruistic headquarters of our brains.
The Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid takes you inside the admissions process.
He shoots. He scores! But only once.
Visiting prof Cornel West promised to be “academically promiscuous” in his summer course. He delivered.
In remembrance of his former roommate, an alum recalls their elaborate prank that rocked campus more than 50 years ago.
In What Are the Arts and Sciences? 27 faculty members explain their disciplines in essays edited by math professor Dan Rockmore. Here are some nuggets from the book, which he calls “a brief tour through our evolved world of ideas.”
On coaching in the NFL
Elizabeth Wilson takes the helm of the new Arthur L. Irving Institute for Energy and Society.
Tidbits from around the College
How to Live Long and Prosper | Ellen Flaherty, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Co-Director, Dartmouth Centers for Health & Aging
“…and the granite of New Hampshire keeps the record of their fame.”
Readers write, react and respond. (November/December 2017)
Look Who’s Talking
Thompson Arena Grounds Crew/Zamboni Driver
Voices in the Wilderness
Baruch College president Mitchel Wallerstein ’71 offers hope for the disadvantaged.
Gwen Bethel Riley ’90 makes Disney magic.
Photographer Nils Ericson ’00 brings an artistic sensibility to commercial projects.
Gardner Defoe ’58: Maine’s man of the wild.
Jeff Eldridge ’00 puts all the pieces together.
The art of Ani Liu ’08
EXCERPT: Robert Reich ’68 offers an illustrated guide to solving wealth gaps, student loan debt, and other crises. (Yep, he draws cartoons, too.)
EXCERPT: An expert on school reform assesses the state of assessment in public education.