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In response to President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration, College President Phil Hanlon advised students affected by the seven-nation ban to avoid all international travel. In a campus-wide email co-signed by Provost Carolyn Dever on Sunday afternoon, Hanlon also expressed support for a statement released by the Association of American Universities calling for the order’s repeal.
Earlier this month, founder of Morano Gelato Morgan Morano bought back the Hanover location with partners Victoria and Richard Simek after selling it in 2013 to Norwich, Vermont couples Pam and Bill Miles and Jennifer and John Langhus.
A recent study co-authored by sociology professor Jason Houle analyzing the causes of “boomeranging,” which refers to students living in their parent’s home post-graduation, found that there is no correlation between student debt and returning home, among other conclusions.
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.
Last weekend, five fraternities extended 49 bids during winter rush. The increase from last year’s 21 bids can be attributed to the lifting of Beta Alpha Omega’s suspension. Numbers aside, winter rush was “largely similar” to prior years, according to Interfraternity Council president James Burton ’17.
Proxi, an application developed by Geisel School of Medicine psychiatry professor Bill Hudenko in collaboration with the Digital Arts, Innovation and Leadership lab, addresses the gap between consumer technology and individual mental health care by seeking to connect individuals, their natural support networks and clinicians in one unified network.
Dartmouth Outing Club First-Year Trips director Doug Phipps ’17 and associate director Apoorva Dixit ’17 announced the 19-member 2017 Trips directorate last Thursday.
The Digital Arts, Leadership and Innovation lab and the Dartmouth Entrepreneurial Network have restructured the award system for their “shark-tank” style entrepreneurial show The Pitch. Rather than jointly awarding prizes, each group will now independently choose two winners.
The Dartmouth Public Voices Fellowship, launched in 2012 in partnership with The OpEd project, an organization dedicated to improving thought leadership’s accessibility through media, trains 20 Dartmouth faculty members each year to write op-ed articles and navigate TV and radio interviews.
Approximately 80 to 90 athletes representing 11 teams participated in the 15th Annual Upper Valley Winter Games, hosted by Special Olympics New Hampshire, this past Saturday at the Dartmouth Alpine Valley Ski Hill. They were cheered on by more than 150 Dartmouth students, community members, volunteers and supporters from Vermont and New Hampshire, according to Katie Robbins ’85, volunteer coordinator for the Upper Valley Special Olympics Winter Games.
Around noon on Friday, Donald Trump placed his hand on a Lincoln Bible, repeated an oath and became the 45th President of the United States. About four hours later, Timothy Messen ’18 traveled to the Green to protest the new president’s administration by beginning a dialogue about flag burning and discussing the rights threatened by the president.
The College denied connections between a previous well contamination and the contamination of Geisel School of Medicine professors Ivan Gorlov and his wife Olga Gorlova’s well, saying that the contamination came from the owners’ septic tank. The announcement comes as the College deals with the fallout from an earlier contamination of another well, located a mile away from the Gorlov residence at Rennie Farm, as a result of lab animal corpse dumping at the site by the College in the 1960s and 1970s.
Four Dartmouth alumni have been named among Forbes 2017 30 Under 30 — a showcase of the world’s 600 “brightest young entrepreneurs, innovators and game changers” across 20 industries.
Government professor Brendan Nyhan’s research has gained new relevance in light of the recent presidential election. After graduating from Swarthmore College with high honors, he ran a fact-checking website for four years before pursuing a Ph.D. in political science at Duke University. His research centers on misinformation in relation to political misperception, and he is a contributor to The Upshot at The New York Times.
On the afternoon of President Donald Trump's inauguration, student demonstrators, on-lookers and counter-demonstrators gathered on the Green in anticipation of a discussion on flag burning.
This week marks the beginning of a series of mini-seminars hosted by the house communities. Each house community will offer several seminars on various topics, such as climate change, emotional intelligence and exploring autobiography through comic books.
Last week, artist Eric Van Hove began his term as this winter’s Montgomery Fellow. His work as a conceptual artist was introduced to the College last year when the Hood Museum bought “V12 Laraki,” a sculpture that is a replica of Mercedes-Benz’s engine. He and several Moroccan artisans constructed the sculpture by hand using dozens of materials. It was put on display last year at the Hopkins Center while Van Hove was an artist-in-residence in the department.
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.
Due to a combination of rising expenses and flat growth in revenues, in conjunction with the reorganization of the Geisel School of Medicine, the College suffered a financial operating loss of $112 million this last fiscal year, compared to a $15.2 million loss reported the prior year.
According to Dartmouth financial statements, the College reported a $112 million net operating loss in the last fiscal year, partly due to the reorganization of Geisel in 2016.