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The College’s Board of Trustees approved a motion to establish the School of Graduate and Advanced Studies at a meeting in New York City on Wednesday. The motion was approved by the faculty in a November vote after it was raised in a town hall event in October.
On May 23, 1962, Martin Luther King Jr. lectured to an overflowing audience in the basement of Dartmouth Hall on the state of social justice in America and the ongoing civil rights movement. Thursday evening, Dartmouth’s Martin Luther King Jr. Social Justice Awards aimed to echo his message 54 years later.
On Wednesdays, the “Sonic Landscapes” class transforms Rollins Chapel into exotic places through sound — a rainforest, an Antarctic shore, a Siberian tundra. The interdisciplinary course, taught by music professor Theodore Levin and film and media studies professor Carlos Casas, explores the intersection of music and media studies.
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush will be visiting Hanover on Tuesday, Feb. 2 for a town hall event hosted by his campaign.
The 20,550 regular decision applications received for the class of 2020 barely exceeded the 20,507 applications submitted for the Class of 2019. Last year, regular decision applications increased by six percent from the previous year.
Andrew Gilmour opened his lecture yesterday by joking that he had never before had the honor of speaking to a standing audience throughout his career in government. Students, faculty and Hanover residents crowded into the aisles and rear of Haldeman 041 yesterday afternoon to hear Gilmour, a senior analyst in the CIA’s directorate of analysis, provide a strategic perspective on the Middle East.
Presidential elections often make both direct and indirect references to religion, with the current 2016 race being no exception. The Dartmouth sat down with religion professor Randall Balmer to better understand the role of religion in American politics.
The College’s Board of Trustees approved a motion to establish a School of Graduate and Advanced Studies at a meeting in New York City today. The motion was approved by faculty in a November vote after being raised in a town hall event in October.
Dartmouth’s Organizational Adjudication Committee has suspended Kappa Delta Epsilon sorority for one term, effective immediately, according to a statement released to The Dartmouth today by College spokesperson Diana Lawrence. The suspension will be followed by periods of social and College probation through January 3, 2017.
Earl Sweet was a straight-shooter, a union president who demanded fairness and a vibrant personality who tenaciously fought for service employees at Dartmouth, according to the many individuals who worked with him in his 35 years as the leader of the Service Employees International Union Local 560.
Yesterday, five faculty members spoke to a full Filene Auditorium about their perspectives on the Black Lives Matter course first offered last spring. The event, part of the ongoing Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations, was sponsored by the Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and featured geography professor Richard Wright; lecturer of geography and women, gender and sexuality studies Treva Ellison; English professor Aimee Bahng; geography professor Abigail Neely; and mathematics professor Craig Sutton.
As winter rolls on in Hanover, the Student Wellness Center remains a place of warmth and welcoming spirits. Renamed in the fall from the Student Health Promotion and Wellness Center to the Student Wellness Center, the wellness center looks forward to further enhancing its existing programs in the winter through creating a focus on preventative care, the director of the wellness center Caitlin Barthelmes said.
Over half of Interfraternity Council fraternities participated in recruitment, which ended Sunday, Jan. 17, IFC president Sam Macomber ’16 said.
In addition to innovative and influential discovery, scientific research can also generate stunning images, biology professor Mary Lou Guerinot said. Two Dartmouth research labs, led by Guerinot and fellow biology professor Thomas Jack, proved this in their 2015 BioArt competition wins for their magnified photos of Arabidopsis thaliana, a flowering plant.
Sponsored in part by the College, a number of United States and Chilean high school students are traveling in Antarctica as part of a new initiative named the Joint Antarctic School Expedition.
Seventy-two athletes along with dozens of sponsors and spectators from across New Hampshire and Vermont gathered to watch athletes participate in varying levels of skiing and snowboard competition. The lack of snow from warmer temperatures this year resulted in some events being cancelled and 40 to 50 fewer athletes competing.
Gender-inclusive fraternities the Tabard, Phi Tau and Alpha Theta are in the process of extending bids for the winter term. Additionally, Panarchy and Amarna undergraduate societies have seen new members join this term.
For the first time, the Young Writers Project partnered with the College’s Institutional Diversity and Equity office to host a poetry slam and writers workshop on social justice issues.
With the primaries less than three weeks away, Dartmouth students are busy campaigning for several presidential candidates from both the Republican and Democratic parties.
After recruitment ended on Wednesday, 117 women received bids, with 80 from formal Panhellenic sorority recruitment and 37 from shake-out, Panhellenic Council recruitment chair Sarah Young ’16 said. An average of 13 bids were accepted per house, Panhell recruitment chair Abigail Hartley ’16 said. During this year’s winter sorority recruitment, Sigma Delta piloted a shake-out process for the first time, instead of participating in the Panhellenic recruitment process.