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Yearly Archives: 2008

UChicago Faculty Protest New Milton Friedman Institute

UChicago Faculty Protest New Milton Friedman Institute

From the Milton Friedman Institute website:“The goal of the Institute is to build on the University’s existing leadership position and make the Milton Friedman Institute a primary intellectual destination for… Read more »

Dartmouth Grads Scrape By

Dartmouth Grads Scrape By

Ten to Twenty years out of school, Dartmouth grads earn more money on average than the alumni of other American schools according to a recent study compiled by PayScale.com. Edging… Read more »

More Newss

More Newss

From July 21, courtesy of Regret the Error: P.S. A reader points to this from the VNews as well:

Are You Financially Literate?

Are You Financially Literate?

Dartmouth Econ. Prof. Annamaria Lusardi has devised the following test to determine a person’s financial literacy. The results are disturbing. Only one third of the respondents that were older than… Read more »

Treasury Taps Wilson ’69

Treasury Taps Wilson ’69

Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson ’68 has taken on fellow alum Ken Wilson ’69 to help him sort out the financial mess the country is currently in. This is from today’s… Read more »

Hanover: New Arts Center is Hideous

Hanover: New Arts Center is Hideous

The Valley News ran a story today on the College’s new Visual Arts Center. Construction on the building is scheduled to begin in the Fall of 2009. The building’s location—southeast… Read more »

Harvard Forced Out by Administration

Harvard Forced Out by Administration

This from today’s (occasionally) Daily D: Andy Harvard, director of the Outdoor Programs Office, stepped down on Friday, according to an e-mail sent by acting Dean of Student Life Joe… Read more »

Campaign Stops and the Klan

Campaign Stops and the Klan

A pair of interesting pieces in today’s Wall Street Journal. First a book review of Michael Cohen’s Live from the Campaign Trail by David Shribman ’76: This year, so far,… Read more »

Summertime TV

Summertime TV

A discussion between author Tom Wolfe and former Dartmouth Professor (and neuroscience expert) Michael Gazzaniga.

Lawsuit Withdrawn

Lawsuit Withdrawn

As expected during the recent election, the new AoA Executive Committee has decided to terminate the AoA’s lawsuit against the Board of Trustees. The College’s press release is here.