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Over 18 months after contamination from Rennie Farm was discovered on the nearby property of Richard and Deb Higgins, the College has reached a settlement with the couple, who had threatened to bring a federal lawsuit against the school in October 2016.
Russ Walker Tu’17 and Ed Warren Tu’17 know a thing or two about cars, perhaps more than the average student at the Tuck School of Business. When they first started driving as teenagers, both already knew how to change the oil and maintain their own cars.
Since graduating from Dartmouth in 1983, Gordon MacDonald ’83 has had his share of experience in law and politics.
When products in the United States are given a numeric rating, most ranking systems use a “bigger-is-better” method in which a higher score reflects better quality.
On Monday, the Office of Visa and Immigration Services hosted an information session to address President Donald Trump’s recent executive order restricting entry to the U.S.
On Feb. 6, the College announced a new “Value Assurance Program” to assist Hanover residents whose property values may be affected by contamination from Rennie Farm.
On Jan. 26, the College presented its 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Social Justice Awards to a group of recipients for their leadership in social justice work.
Last week, SaveOnEnergy.com, a Texas-based energy consulting firm, ranked Dartmouth 10th in its Green Universities Report.
Twenty-one percent of Dartmouth students come from families in the top one percent of total income earners, a recent New York Times report on college economic diversity found. The study, using data from the Class of 2013, revealed that Dartmouth students have disproportionately wealthy backgrounds, even in comparison to students at other Ivy League and highly-selective schools. According to the report, the median family income of a Dartmouth student is $200,400, which is the second highest among Ivy League schools and 24th among colleges nationwide.
When Student Assembly president Nick Harrington ’17 and vice president Sally Portman ’17 ran for election last spring, they campaigned on a promise to reform student government by democratizing the system. This fall, they created a Student Assembly Senate with 24 elected members representing their housing communities, Harrington and Portman say that the new system is working well, but there is much work to be done. The Senate conducts business through four committees: Student Affairs, Wellness, Communications and Finance, according to Harrington.
Last month, the College announced the appointment of four experts on diversity and inclusion to an external review board charged with evaluating Dartmouth’s ongoing Action Plan for Inclusive Excellence. The selected board members are Kimberly Griffin, John Rich ’80, Keivan Stassun and Kiva Wilson ’04. An associate professor for the University of Maryland’s higher education, student affairs and international education policy program, Griffin focuses on studying underrepresented communities and their experiences in higher education. Griffin thinks it is essential at this time to think about campus climate and diversity. “I really hope to bring to bear some of the ways that scholars and researchers have approached the same questions that the Dartmouth faculty, staff, administration and students are asking and come up with solutions and answers,” she said. Rich is a professor at the Drexel University School of Public Health, where he leads the Drexel Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice.
Ramblers Way, a new retail clothing store opening in downtown Hanover, offers a unique range of clothing options while maintaining an eco-friendly business model.
Last night, Donald Trump won the United States presidential election against Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.
Last Friday, Chelsea Clinton visited the College for a “Get Out the Vote” campaign event. Around 250 students and community members gathered in Alumni Hall to watch Clinton speak on behalf of her mother’s presidential campaign. Clinton spoke for about 20 minutes, emphasizing the high stakes of the 2016 election. “I think this is the most important election of my lifetime,” she said.
Last night, about 500 students, faculty and community members filled the Hanover Inn’s Grand Ballroom — standing room only — to listen to a lecture by Michael Pollan.
With two presidential candidates possessing historically low approval ratings, the tone of the 2016 election has been less cordial than usual.
As peak foliage returns to Hanover this fall, the beautiful autumn colors symbolize a yearly New England tradition.
On Sunday, students chose classmates in their house communities to serve as grade-level representatives in the newly-formed Student Assembly Senate.
A new sustainability task force of students, faculty and administrators will have its first full meeting this month.