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Ten veterans will join the College’s Class of 2020 through a partnership with the Posse Foundation’s Veterans Program. The “posse” of seven male and three female veterans will be funded and supported throughout their four years of college. Dartmouth is one of three schools to participate in the program.
Last December, Rex Woodbury ’15 came across an article about a recent Guinness World Record for the fastest half-marathon run in a business suit. The record was held by Gihan Amarasiriwardena — co-founder of menswear company, Ministry of Supply — set at 1 hour 24 minutes and 41 seconds. On March 21, Woodbury put on a suit and ran 13.1 miles in 1 hour, 18 minutes and 41 seconds.
A plan to build an “ideal community” inspired by the writings of Joseph Smith, founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day saints, has left many Vermont residents upset and confused.
The Library of Congress will replace the term “illegal aliens” with “noncitizens” and “unauthorized immigrants” in its subject headings, a decision that was announced on March 22. This change, which was initially proposed by Dartmouth’s Coalition for Immigration Reform, Equality and DREAMers, will lead to a sweep of heading changes for all libraries in the United States and Canada that use records distributed by the Library of Congress. The changes will come into effect no earlier than May 2016.
Earlier this month, the Sherman Fairchild Foundation permanently endowed the Paganucci Fellows Program with $3 million. The program, which started in 2006 and is directed by the Tuck Center for Leadership, is an undergraduate development initiative that provides students with opportunities to participate in immersive learning projects.
While many students spent spring break posting photos of tropical vacations or adventures closer to home, Regina Yan ’19 was clinging to a mountain ledge trying not to get blown away.
An icy sidewalk, a dropped phone, a shattered screen. Many Dartmouth students experience challenges associated with a broken cellphone each term, but new local resources aimed at repairing phones could help.
Geisel School of Medicine professor Ronald Taylor died of a heart attack on Saturday night.
African and African American studies and English professor J. Martin Favor plans to plead guilty to a federal child pornography charge, according to court documents filed Wednesday.
The Dartmouth Coalition for Immigration Reform, Equality and DREAMers' petition to the Library of Congress to use the word "undocumented" instead of "illegal" in subject headings for immigrants has been approved, the group announced last night.
The Board of Trustees approved a 3.8 percent total increase in undergraduate tuition, mandatory fees and room and board for the 2016-2017 academic year at its March 5 weekend meeting, making the total cost of attendance next year $66,174. The trustees also discussed campus issues of diversity and inclusion, meeting with members of the three new diversity working groups on staff, faculty and students.
The Dartmouth Alumni Association of Silicon Valley Board informed alumni that a former DAASV officer had misappropriated funds from the club in a March 11 email.
The Brown University Department of Public Safety officer implicated in the assault of Geovanni Cuevas '14 in November was fired by Brown.
All eight Ivy League coaches recently voted to eliminate full-contact hitting from their regular season practices at the annual coaches’ meeting two weeks ago. The unanimous decision will now go to each the league’s athletic directors, policy committee and university presidents for approval before the policy goes into affect.
The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education has changed Dartmouth’s speech code rating from “green light” to “yellow light” in November. The non-partisan organization believes the College’s bias reporting policies could be used to suppress free speech, FIRE policy research director Samantha Harris said.
The Upper Valley Aquatic Center will begin $3 million in renovations this summer, adding 8,000 square feet for a larger locker room, group exercise studio and physical therapy center. The additions will also feature natural light, open views and a fitness mezzanine that overlooks the fitness floor.
The Board of Trustees approved a 3.8 percent total increase in undergraduate tuition, mandatory fees and room and board for the 2016-2017 academic year at its meeting this weekend, making the total cost of attendance next year $66,174. Tuition will increase by 3.9 percent, jumping to$48,998 from this year's $48,120.
The Experiential Learning symposium, sponsored by the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning, will take place this afternoon in Baker-Berry Library. The symposium will feature 2016-17 Stamps Scholars Julia Marino ’17, Andrew Nalani ’16, Connie Jiang ’17 and Patrick Saylor ’16, who will be sharing their work and experiences through the Stamps program.
At the Oscars this year, Lady Gaga performed an emotionally-charged rendition of her song “Til it Happens to You.” Nearing the end of her performance, she was joined onstage by a group 50 young survivors of sexual violence that included two alums: Nastassja Schmiedt, a former member of the Class of 2015, and Lea Roth ’13.
Last Wednesday, manager of IT desktop client services Warren Belding retired from the College after more than 43 years of service. While at the College, Belding witnessed several transformations in technology, and simultaneously saw his own position evolve in order to continue to meet Dartmouth’s technological needs.