Dartmouth College http://wamc.org en Villanova Could Lose No. 1 Seed http://wamc.org/post/villanova-could-lose-no-1-seed <p></p><p>In top 25 men’s college basketball: It's one and done for the top seed in the Big East tournament. Regular season champ Villanova saw its hopes for a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament field damaged when it lost to Seton Hall 64-63. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 11:15:00 +0000 Patrick Garrett 85834 at http://wamc.org Villanova Could Lose No. 1 Seed Dr. James Stanford, Dartmouth College - Receding New England Accent http://wamc.org/post/dr-james-stanford-dartmouth-college-receding-new-england-accent <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. James Stanford of Dartmouth College reveals why the iconic New England accent is become more geographically isolated.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p><br />James Stanford is an assistant professor of linguistics and cognitive science at Dartmouth College. His research interests include the sociolinguistics of less commonly studied languages, language variation and change, and the dialects of English in New England. He earned his Ph.D. at Michigan State University.</p><p><a href="http://www.dartmouth.edu/~jstanford/">About Dr. Stanford</a></p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 81136 at http://wamc.org Dr. James Stanford, Dartmouth College - Receding New England Accent Dr. Andrew Friedland, Dartmouth College – Wood Fuel and Carbon Emissions http://wamc.org/post/dr-andrew-friedland-dartmouth-college-wood-fuel-and-carbon-emissions <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Andrew Friedland of Dartmouth College explains why wood fuel isn’t necessarily the greenest option.</p><p></p><p><br />Andrew Friedland is the Richard and Jane Pearl Professor in Environmental Studies at Dartmouth College. His research is dedicated to calculating methods for sustainable biomass use for energy production in old-growth forests. He holds a Ph.D. in geology from the University of Pennsylvania.</p><p><a href="http://www.dartmouth.edu/~ajf/">About Dr. Friedland</a></p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 76692 at http://wamc.org Dr. Andrew Friedland, Dartmouth College – Wood Fuel and Carbon Emissions Dr. Lauren Gulbas, Dartmouth College – Cosmetic Surgery and Self Esteem http://wamc.org/post/dr-lauren-gulbas-dartmouth-college-cosmetic-surgery-and-self-esteem <p>In today&rsquo;s Academic Minute, Dr. Lauren Gulbas of Dartmouth College explores the connection between cosmetic surgery, self esteem, and racial identity.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p><br />Lauren Gulbas is an assistant professor of anthropology at Dartmouth College. Her teaching and research interests include medical anthropology, structures of inequality, health disparities, mental health, and Latin America. She earned her Ph.D. at Southern Methodist University.</p><p><a href="http://www.dartmouth.edu/~anthro/faculty/lauren-gulbas.html">About Dr. Gulbas</a></p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 74827 at http://wamc.org Dr. Lauren Gulbas, Dartmouth College – Cosmetic Surgery and Self Esteem Dr. Bill Fischel, Dartmouth College – The Origin of Summer Vacation http://wamc.org/post/dr-bill-fischel-dartmouth-college-origin-summer-vacation <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Bill Fischel of Dartmouth College reveals the history of the modern academic calendar.</p><p></p><p></p><p><br>Bill Fischel is a professor of economics and the Robert C. 1925 &amp; Hilda Hardy Professor of Legal Studies at Dartmouth College. He has been a professor at Dartmouth since 1973 and his current research project is focused on the economics of land use and zoning laws. He holds a Ph.D. from Princeton University.</p><p><a href="http://dartmouth.edu/economics/people/william-fischel">About Dr. Fischel</a></p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 73036 at http://wamc.org Dr. Bill Fischel, Dartmouth College – The Origin of Summer Vacation Dr. Patricia Anderson, Dartmouth College – School Budgets and Childhood Obesity http://wamc.org/post/dr-patricia-anderson-dartmouth-college-school-budgets-and-childhood-obesity <p>In today&rsquo;s Academic Minute, Dr. Patricia Anderson of Dartmouth College reveals how efforts to improve academic performance have contributed to the obesity epidemic.<br /><br />Patty Anderson is a professor of economics at Dartmouth College where her most recent research is focused on the economic factors behind the growing obesity problem in the United States. She is also affiliated with the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Co-editor of the Journal of Human Resources. She earned her Ph.D. at Princeton University.</p> Thu, 12 Jul 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 42512 at http://wamc.org Dr. Patricia Anderson, Dartmouth College – School Budgets and Childhood Obesity