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Established in the fall of 2016 as part of the Moving Dartmouth Forward initiative, the housing communities have become a key source of community and involvement for many students. However, in the system’s first few years, students have raised concerns about its initial roll-out. Some, but not all, have been tackled and resulted in changes to operations.
Think about the role that energy consumption plays in your life. You might think about charging your electronics, the gas that goes into your car’s fuel tank or even your monthly power bill. Chances are, though, that you don’t often think about energy consumption, at least not actively.
Nearly 200 years passed after Dartmouth’s founding in 1769 before associate professor of biology Hannah Croasdale became the first tenured female faculty member in 1964, more than three decades after being hired. That same year, biochemistry professor at the medical school E. Lucile Smith was promoted to full professor before receiving tenure two years later.
For doctors treating trauma victims, diagnosing shock and internal bleeding early is essential. A team of researchers at Dartmouth are developing a novel device to help clinicians make quick decisions on the ground to determine the condition of their patients.
In a series of measures to prevent suicide at the Quechee Gorge Bridge in Vermont, a temporary fence is being constructed.
A New Hampshire judge has issued a primary injunction against Senate Bill 3, a 2017 state law that required new voters to present documentation proving that they are domiciled in the area where they intend to vote.
Amidst the College’s recent decision to investigate hazing allegations and College President Phil Hanlon’s announcement of plans for new sexual misconduct policy, Dartmouth’s Student and Presidential Committee on Sexual Assault held its termly open round-table discussion about sexual assault on campus on Oct. 18.
Earlier this summer, Tuck School of Business dean Matthew Slaughter announced several new administrative positions at the school that current Tuck employees have been selected to fill.
History and Native American studies professor Colin Calloway’s book “The Indian World of George Washington: The First President, the First Americans, and the Birth of the Nation” is among four other finalists for the 2018 National Book Awards in nonfiction.
On Thurs., Oct. 18, 21 members of the Class of 2019 joined Dartmouth’s Alpha of New Hampshire chapter of the honor society Phi Beta Kappa. Founded in 1776 at the College of William and Mary, Phi Beta Kappa recognizes and connects the nation’s best students across its 286 chapters. In addition to the 21 senior-class inductees, six members of the Class of 2020 received the Phi Beta Kappa Sophomore Prize.
“One people, one nation, one destiny” was the guiding mantra for Office for Institutional Diversity and Equity director Theodosia Cook when she planned IDE’s second annual summit on Oct. 18. The event, which was held in the Hanover Inn, invited community members, Dartmouth faculty and staff and representatives from other regional colleges to explore issues of poverty and equity, the summit’s theme this year. One hundred and twenty seven participants attended the event, representing an increase of over 50 attendees compared to last year’s 75.
On Thursday, 21 members of the Class of 2019 were inducted into Dartmouth’s Alpha of New Hampshire chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Six members of the Class of 2020 received the Phi Beta Kappa Sophomore Prize. The induction ceremony was held at Occom Commons.
Chabad at Dartmouth now has a new place in Hanover to call home. On Oct. 14, the Hilary Chana Chabad House — located two blocks from the Green at 19 Allen Street — opened the doors of its new 9,000-square-foot building with a weekend of festivities that culminated in a dedication ceremony on Sunday.
Cindy Yuan ’22 was on a road trip for a sports competition when she spotted something rather different in the landscape from what she was used to back home in California.
Over 150 Dartmouth students, faculty and community members gathered at a town hall on Wednesday afternoon to hear from outgoing interim provost David Kotz ’86 and Thayer School of Engineering Dean Joseph Helble, the new provost of the College. Presenters also addressed the College’s reaccreditation process and the upcoming expansion of the Thayer School.
English professor Melissa Zeiger arrived at the College just after finishing graduate school. Thirty-four years later, she continues to teach English and has also moved into the Jewish studies and women’s, gender and sexuality studies departments. Rather than teaching classes this quarter, Zeiger is researching and writing her book on garden poetry and has been traveling in Europe this fall speaking on the topic.
Taller members of the population may need to be more vigilant in monitoring the appearance of their veins. A recent study on the environmental and genetic factors that lead to varicose veins has found that height is a risk factor for the condition, which results in swollen, visible veins most commonly seen in the legs and feet. The study also confirmed the correlation between deep vein thrombosis and a higher likelihood for developing varicose veins. Alyssa Flores Med’20 was an author of the study.
On Tuesday night, the Inter-Fraternity and Inter-Sorority Councils hosted a panel informing freshmen about acceptable behavior in Greek spaces in anticipation of the end of the Greek spaces ban in the coming weeks. There was only one thing missing: a complete audience.
“You know what, Dad? You complain a lot, and if you don’t get involved, you really don’t have a right to complain.” That’s what Steve Negron’s daughter told him in 2016 before he made the decision to run for a position in the New Hampshire House of Representatives. Negron recently won the Republican primary for the state’s Second Congressional District and will face the Democratic incumbent, Annie Kuster, at the polls on Nov. 6.
Kyle Janeczek, a second-year student at the Geisel School of Medicine, has passed away, College President Phil Hanlon and Geisel dean Duane Compton wrote in an email to campus. The College learned of Janeczek’s death last night.