Mercury that is released into the air as a result of activities like coal burning and mining is finding its way into the oceans, contaminating seafood that is consumed by humans world-wide, report Dartmouth scientists. The research findings aided policy makers who have agreed upon a global treaty to regulate mercury contamination.
Professor Mary Coffey, the winner of the prestigious Charles Rufus Morey Award for her book, How a Revolutionary Art Became Official Culture, offers her expertise to students and the community on the history, artistic elements, and legacy of José Clemente Orozco's famous murals, The Epic of American Civilization, at Dartmouth's Baker-Berry Library.
The Tuck School of Business’ Center for Global Business and Government prepares students to better understand the interactions between business and government within the global economy. .
Innovations in ice drilling engineering are providing scientists with new information about the climates of the past. Professor of Engineering Mary Albert plays a vital role in a collaborative effort that includes the National Science Foundation, the Ice Drilling Program Office, and several universities.
A new study by Dartmouth researchers shows that people from different cultures respond to music in similar ways. In comparing a group of Dartmouth students to villagers in northeastern Cambodia, researchers found that connections between music, movement, and emotion followed the same patterns in the distinctly different cultures.
A professor of microbiology and immunology answers questions about the recent outbreak of fungal meningitis in the United States.
Associate Professor of History George R. Trumbull IV spent a year conducting research in Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria. Now back in the classroom, his findings and experiences are influencing the way he teaches.
By investigating the tree-climbing behavior of modern hunter-gatherers, Dartmouth researchers have shed light on an old question: Did humans’ fossil ancestors leave the trees for life on the ground, never to return to higher dwellings, or did they live both on the land and in the trees?
The more than 1,000 faculty across Dartmouth’s four schools—Dartmouth Graduate Studies, Geisel School of Medicine, Thayer School of Engineering, and Tuck School of Business—are among the world’s leading scholars, pursuing research at the highest levels of their disciplines. Dartmouth attracts more than $200 million in sponsored research funds annually and has one of the nation’s highest rates of journal citations per faculty member.