Other schools may provide comparable educational value. But Ivy League schools provide an incomparable social network that can help graduates throughout their careers.
What to read for background on Libya? The shelves of English-language libraries and bookstores are not exactly crammed with options. However, there are a handful of works – from histories to fiction to travel literature – which offer a good general grounding in the country's background and culture. Here, at least for starters, are some interesting suggestions.
Ugandans are expected to extend President Yoweri Museveni's 25-year rule in Friday's election. More voters seem to want change, but apathy and fear of brutal crackdowns prevent unrest.
The US economy retains top status, but Beijing's economic engine is shrewdly built – and set to propel China forward fast.
For all the media drooling over WikiLeaks, the most serious implications of the leaked cables aren't on foreign diplomacy but on information security. The post-9/11 information age demands a rethink of how sensitive information is processed – by the government, but also by readers and reporters.
PharmaSecure, a New Delhi outfit founded by a Dartmouth grad, has devised a grass-roots method to stem such counterfeiting. Fake drugs make up more than 10 percent of the global market.
President Obama encouraged more trade with India as a way to add jobs in the US during his Nov. 4-14 trip to Asia, but enterprising Americans aren't waiting for jobs to come to America.
President Obama visited Mumbai, India, Saturday and made a forceful case for free trade. He announced deals totaling nearly $10 billion in new US exports that are expected to create 50,000 new jobs.
For Dog Meets World, photographing children becomes an 'entree to interaction.'
UC schools shouldn't count on state funds for financial stability, as California barely balanced its just-passed budget. Here's a proposal for keeping UC schools great.