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Hanover on Top of a Volcano?

In an article entitled Huge Bubble of Hot Rock May Be Rising Under New England, National Geographic Magazine says that “the discovery is a sign that it may be time to rethink the region’s geology.” We’ll enter the headline in the … Continue reading

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Power Plant Economics (At Dartmouth)

In a bid to become more environmentally friendly, Dartmouth plans to transition its power plant from dirty No. 6 fuel oil to biomass (likely wood pellets or chips). Moving to a cleaner source of energy is certainly commendable, but what of the expense? … Continue reading

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At Dartmouth ‘Diversity’ Means It’s Mostly for the Rich Kids

Currently, we lead the Ivies in the number of kids coming from 1% families (20.7%), and only Princeton has fewer students from the bottom 60% of family income (we only have 14.4% of undergraduates from this cohort). | More… |Dartblog And while … Continue reading

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DartBlog: Donations to (Dartmouth) College are dropping precipitously

As ye sow, so shall ye reap, Phil Hanlon. Four years of ineptitude are being reflected in fundraising numbers so dismal that people all over higher education are talking. Rather than accelerating in the run-up to the formal announcement of … Continue reading

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