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.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. James Stanford of Dartmouth College reveals why the iconic New England accent is become more geographically isolated.
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.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Andrew Friedland of Dartmouth College explains why wood fuel isn’t necessarily the greenest option.
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.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Lauren Gulbas of Dartmouth College explores the connection between cosmetic surgery, self esteem, and racial identity.
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.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Bill Fischel of Dartmouth College reveals the history of the modern academic calendar.
Bill Fischel is a professor of economics and the Robert C. 1925 & 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.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Patricia Anderson of Dartmouth College reveals how efforts to improve academic performance have contributed to the obesity epidemic.
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.