Dartmouth is ranked among the?Journal's?top 10 colleges in the Northeast and in the U.S. for student outcomes. The rankings emphasize "how well a college will prepare students for life after graduation,"?the newspaper writes.
Professor Mary Lou Guerinot, a member of the National Academy of Sciences, is "laying the foundation for environmentally sustainable, nutrient-dense crops, as well as plant-based solutions for removal of toxic metals from soil,"?writes PNAS.
The alumnus was the "dean of outdoor writers in America," the paper writes. His "often-poetic, first-person accounts took readers to many places. … His insights appealed to many readers who had never set foot in woods or a stream."
Erica McAuliffe Esrick '98, an honors student as an undergraduate, is a principal investigator on a gene therapy trial to cure sickle cell disease. She is a physician at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center.