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In August, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice will launch its online master of public health program for the first time. In addition to online lectures and projects, the two-year program will also include six short residential periods where students convene on campus to meet each other and their professors, TDI academic director for education Alice Andrews said.
Student Assembly unveiled a first draft of its student Bill of Rights today via a campus-wide email, following a Feb. 10 announcement of the document’s creation.
Three-hundred and fifty college students, administrators, alumni, experts and community partners from around the country came together at Harvard University to celebrate the first-generation college student identity during the second annual Inter-Ivy First-Generation Students’ conference last weekend.
After hearing about her midwest conservative upbringing, one might be surprised to learn that Elizabeth Klinger ’10 created Lioness, a company focused on creating a vibrator for women, with her business partner James Wang ’10.
Computer science doctoral student Tim Pierson’s new device may seem to many like a magic wand. Better known as “Wanda,” the programmed wand allows users to securely connect wireless devices to a Wi-Fi network with a tap, removing a number of security risks in the process.
Yesterday evening Palaeopitus senior society hosted a panel event and town hall on diversity and inclusion at the College.
As winter approaches each year, Dartmouth is forced to increase its energy usage to keep its inhabitants sheltered from the cold. However, many students remain unaware of how the College’s heating system functions, or about what technologies could be adopted to make it more effective.
Last Thursday at approximately 2:50 a.m., two plastic trash bins were intentionally set on fire in Streeter Hall. No injuries were reported and an investigation is underway.
In January, the Student Content Corps officially launched as a new program with a two-fold goal. First proposed by web content strategist Sarah Maxell Crosby ’04, the Content Corps primarily generates content for the College’s academic departments’ websites, while giving students the chance to work on a web-based product.
The Geisel School of Medicine chapter of the Latino Medical Students Association recently celebrated one year of existence. Coinciding with their one-year anniversary, the group hosted the LMSA Northeast Regional Conference this weekend.
In reference to the Jewish value of engaging different opinions, Cameron Isen ’18 mentioned an old Jewish joke: ask a question to two Jews, you’ll get three opinions. For Isen, the debate was whether as a Torah-observant Jew, he was allowed to study secular subjects. As a double major in economics and classics, Isen said he had been interested in the intersection between secular academia and Jewish theology.
Computer science professor Andrew Campbell recently returned form his three month sabbatical in Kigali, Rwanda’s capital city. While he was there, he taught high school, undergraduate and graduate students how to program smartphones. The Dartmouth sat down with Campbell to talk about his time abroad.
Fifty people, mostly women, gathered in the Rockefeller Center yesterday evening to hear a discussion about women in leadership and the different workplace experiences women face compared to men.
In the spring term, Dartmouth will be rolling out its third annual offering of “Inside Dartmouth’s Budget,” a six-session non-credit course available to undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff. Each session is two hours long and will take place in the Life Sciences Center on Thursday evenings from March 31 to May 5.
Winter Carnival weekend saw a spike in sales for many Hanover businesses, with an influx of Dartmouth families and alumni coming in for the big weekend, which also coincided with Valentine’s Day.
From Feb. 18 to Feb. 20, Dartmouth will host the 2016 Leila and Melville Straus 1960 Family Symposium focused on the rebuilding efforts and response to the April 2015 and May 2015 earthquakes in Nepal. The 7.8-magnitude earthquake and the 7.3-magnitude earthquakes both devastated Nepal, creating a humanitarian crisis where over 8,000 people were killed and over two million people were displaced.
The town of Hanover’s Howe Library is in the process of developing its strategic plan for the next five years, library director Mary White said.
Sydney Finkelstein, management professor at the Tuck School of Business, has a longstanding interest in what makes exceptional leaders. His new book released this month, Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent” (2016), looks at the different traits of “superbosses,” people who have had great success in managing talent and transformed entire industries. The Dartmouth conducted an interview with Finkelstein discussing his research and his book.
On Feb. 10, Student Assembly announced via a campus-wide email that it has drafted a student Bill of Rights in reaction to student frustrations.
The Montshire Museum of Science, an institution that has had a long-standing relationship with the College since its opening in 1976 in Hanover, celebrated its 40th anniversary this January in Norwich, Vermont.