It is no exaggeration to say that the American election system is complicated. Just look at the recounts, and think about your own voting experiences. Here’s what’s needed to bring the US into the 21st century — and help bring every citizen to the polls.
That members of Congress are ambitious is a political science axiom. Getting elected (and reelected) to Congress requires ambition, as does the earnest pursuit of policy and power goals. Given this dynamic, the constant challenge for party leaders – particularly in the House – is channeling the ambitions of their… Read more“Rethinking member ambition and the reelection goal”
Where to begin with this article. I suppose it’s best to start out by linking what is quite possibly the worst take that 2019 is going to give us (and that’s saying a lot). In this article, written by Clémence Michallon, an argument is presented that asserts things would be much better if… Read more“America Should Allow Other Countries to Vote in the 2020 Election: A Response”
, published by the Tuck School of Business. Former Navy SEAL Steve Janco wanted a business school experience that emphasized community. He found it at the Tuck School of Business. Below, Janco, Tuck ’16, talks about his experience. “Coming from an unconventional background, I’ve really enjoyed the growth I’ve had… Read more“Discover Your Path: Steve Janco, Tuck ’16”
Dartmouth Associate Professor of Biological Sciences is being honored by the American Society of Cell Biology (ASCB) with its Women in Cell Biology Mid-Career Award for Excellence in Research. ASCB is a network of about 9,000 cell biologists in more than 62 countries. “It’s a really neat award,” Gladfelter says…. Read more“Dartmouth’s Gladfelter Honored by Cell Biology Association”
Lahey, however, questions the success of the vaccine. There are three reasons, he says, why “we cannot know if the vaccine really worked, or how well. Those reasons are the lack of placebo comparison, the way the investigators diagnosed vaccine failure, and the possibility of statistical flukes.” Lahey is an… Read more“New Ebola Vaccine May Be Too Good to Be True (The Conversation)”
Forbes “The idea is that the best colleges are the ones that produce successful people who make enough money during their careers to be charitable, and feel compelled to give back to their alma mater” write Forbes columnists Matt Schifrin and Liyan Chen. “Once again this year two of the… Read more“Top 50 ROI Colleges: 2015 Grateful Grads Index (‘Forbes’)”
A New Hampshire start-up will win $100,000 in funding from America Online co-founder Steve Case, writes the website Financial Buzz. Case plans to visit Dartmouth in October and hear pitches from local businesses during an event organized by Dartmouth’s Jamie Coughlin, according to the website. “Case will visit Hanover and… Read more“AOL Co-Founder Case to Invest in Start-Up (Financial Buzz)”