Faculty in the Media
Jan 20, 2015
Jan 16, 2015
Dickey Center Director Daniel Benjamin has been called upon frequently for his counterterrorism expertise since the attack on the Charlie Hebdo newspaper office in Paris.
On Wednesday, January 14th, Benjamin was interviewed by both CNN's Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin and The Rachel Maddow Show. On CNN, he discussed the threat of "undetectable" bombs in light of a recent article in Al Qaeda's online... Read more.
Dec 16, 2014
The Fulbright Arctic Initiative, led by Professor Ross Virginia, Director of the Institute of Arctic Studies at the Dickey Center and the Myers Family Professor of Environmental Science, is featured in the Fulbright Center News published by the Fulbright Center Finland. Dartmouth has long-standing research collaborations with institutions in Finland, and the Institute of Arctic Studies has send undergraduates to the Arctic Centre at the... Read more.
Oct 28, 2014
10/27/14 Dartmouth Now
“The challenge for this Fulbright program is to ask questions that are relevant to solving these problems. We need to develop research questions and themes for these teams of scholars that generate knowledge that will be useful to policymakers,” says Professor Ross... Read more.
Oct 22, 2014
October 22, 2014 Dartmouth Now
Professor Ross Virginia, Director of the Dickey Center's Institute of Arctic Studies, was selected by the U.S. State Department as one of two distinguished scholar leaders of the newly established Fulbright Arctic Initiative. His work focuses on climate change and the effect of rapid warming on the polar regions.
Oct 6, 2014
Sep 29, 2014
September 23, 2014
Research published by Lauren Culler, a Postdoctoral Arctic Fellow at the Dickey Center's Institute of Arctic Studies, shows fear as well as warming temperatures may encourage insects to "eat more and grow faster."
Culler tells Entomology Today, "In other words, it's less about temperature and more about the overall environmental conditions that shape the growth, survival, and distribution of insects." Culler was lead author of the study, published in the journal Oecologia.
Read about her research at... Read more.
Sep 29, 2014
Fall 2014 | Dartmouth Medicine
Read about the experience of Tanzanian Issac Maro, MD, MPH ('09) in the DarDar medical student exchange program at the Geisel Medical School. Maro worked with Ford von Reyn, MD, director of the DarDar Health Study and associate director Richard Waddell, MD. He also collaborated with Lisa Adams, MD, associate dean for global health and director of the Dickey Center's Global Health Initiative, to create a pediatric HIV clinic that serves children in Dar es Salaam.
Read the entire story in... Read more.
Sep 11, 2014
Ross Virginia, Director of the Institute of Arctic Studies at the Dickey Center, is a featured speaker in the University of the Arctic (UArctic) Snowy OWL video series. Virginia talks about how as the climate warms, the amount of carbon that has been permanently locked in frozen soils is coming to life. View his entire 3-minute talk on the UArctic website, along with talks by the former president of the Inuit Circumpolar Council, Aqqaluk Lynge, and Fran Ulmer,... Read more.
Apr 9, 2014
April 8, 2014
As a field of study, global health didn’t exist when Lisa Adams,MED ’90, Program Coordinator of the Dickey Center Global Health Initiative, was a Dartmouth medical student in the late 1980s. Nor were there programs available to help shape the experiences of students like Adams who were interested in working with medically underserved international communities—students were left to their own devices.
Working in Albania changed the trajectory of her career. “It... Read more.