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  • John Carey, the John Wentworth Professor in the Social Sciences, will be the next associate dean of social sciences, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Elizabeth Smith has announced. Carey steps into his new role on July 1, succeeding Jay Hull, the Dartmouth Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences, at the conclusion of his regular term....

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  • Check the Schedule and join us at Silsby 215.

  • Five Dartmouth students and two recent alumni have been selected as Fulbright Scholars and will study or teach in Spain, the United Kingdom, Hungary, South Korea, and Cambodia. The government majors Bethany Malzman '19 and Gabrielle Bozarth '17 are part of this select group. The 2019 Fulbrights are headed to Spain, Hungary, South Korea, Cambodia, and the U.K. Read more.

  • David Wong ’19, a government major from West Chester, Penn., has been named a James C. Gaither Junior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace—one of 11 recent graduates nominated from participating colleges and universities to conduct policy research alongside Carnegie’s senior scholars in Washington, D.C.

    “I’m honored to be chosen, and I’m looking forward to being exposed to the thoughts of some of the leading thinkers and theorists on these issues,” says Wong, who...

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  • Margaret Atwood, the Booker prize-winning author of more than 50 books, packed the 900-seat Spaulding Auditorium yesterday for the Ethics Institute’s annual Dorsett Fellowship Lecture, “In Deepest Dystopia.”

    The institute, established in 1982 by a group of Dartmouth faculty to foster the study and teaching of ethics through public programs, fellowships, and research funding, often invites...

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  • This article is based on the team project students who took Brendan Nyhan's Experiments in Politics worked on during the 2017-2018 academic year. 

     

    Real Solutions for Fake News? Measuring the Effectiveness of General Warnings and Fact-Check Tags in Reducing Belief in False Stories on Social Media

    "Social media has increasingly enabled “fake news” to circulate widely, most notably during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign. These intentionally false or misleading...

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  • Celebrating Dartmouth In Seattle

    More than 150 alumni, parents, and friends attended the campaign and sestercentennial celebration at the Sanctuary in downtown Seattle.

    Two young alumni and two professors spoke about transformative experiences they’ve shared through Dartmouth. Jeremy DeSilva, an associate professor of anthropology, and Katherine Clayton ’18 talked about their archeological work ...

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  • Research Assistant Professor Herschel Nachlis writes about the difficulty of regulating prescription opioids for the Washington Post. 

    "This past week, President Trump argued on national television that to end the opioid epidemic, Congress needed to fund the building of a wall at the United States’ southern border. What he didn’t discuss was the...

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  • Check Prof. Avishai's Article on The New Yorker about a new survey:  “Party, Policy, Democracy and Candidate Choice in U.S. Elections". This survey was conducted by The Bright Line Watch team, composed by the political scientists John M. Carey and Katherine P. Clayton, at Dartmouth College, Gretchen Helmke, at the University of Rochester, Brendan Nyhan, at the University of Michigan, Mitchell Sanders, of Meliora Research, and Susan C. Stokes, at the University of Chicago.

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    Since Trump’s election, the U.S. image abroad has plummeted. But is it really just about Trump?

     

    A recent Pew Research Center report found continued evidence for a sharp downturn in how foreigners view the United States. According to Pew, 70 percent of people outside the United States have no confidence in President Trump to do the...

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