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Monthly Archives: March 2008

How to Avoid Incompetence

How to Avoid Incompetence

Jennifer Bandy has an interesting post up over at Dartblog. She was one of the students fortunate enough to sup with the Trustees over the weekend. On the whole, the… Read more »

Gado in the Valley News

Gado in the Valley News

The Valley News printed an Op-Ed from AoA Executive Committee member Frank Gado ’58. Because it is not available online, I have reprinted it in full below: DARTMOUTH NEEDS TO… Read more »

America’s Critical Prometheus?

America’s Critical Prometheus?

Last fall, the Library of America released a two volume set of Edmund Wilson’s collected books and reviews from the 20s, 30s, and 40s. I’ve been making my way through… Read more »

Ouch!

Ouch!

The trustees announced today that tuition is going to rise 5% next year for undergraduates and 6% for graduates in the medical and business schools. They also announced that Al… Read more »

Bela Fleck Makes a Stop in Hanover

Bela Fleck Makes a Stop in Hanover

Bluegrass fans were treated to a show from one of the genre’s legends last night. Bela Fleck is known not only for his virtuosic banjo playing, but also for his… Read more »

Michael Gazzaniga on Bloggingheads

Michael Gazzaniga on Bloggingheads

Former Dartmouth Professor Michael Gazzaniga ’61 is on Blogginheads today with an hour-long interview that covers cognitive neuroscience and the law, determinism, the left-brain/right-brain split, and more. Gazzaniga is a… Read more »

WFB and the Creation of National Review

WFB and the Creation of National Review

More from Professor Hart on William F. Buckley, this time at the paleocon webzine Taki’s Top Drawer: Bill Buckley was many things, but centrally he was one of the great… Read more »