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Mary Lou Aleskie, the executive director of the International Festival of Arts and Ideas in New Haven, Connecticut, will be the next director of the Hopkins Center. She will assume the position in the spring.
This past December, the College concluded its annual Dartmouth United Way campaign, exceeding its goal of raising $275,500 for Granite United Way, a nonprofit organization that operates as a bridge between donors and smaller charities throughout the Upper Valley. The campaign, aimed at raising funds and awareness for service organizations across the state of New Hampshire and Windsor County, Vermont, ran from Oct. 11 to Dec. 15, 2016 and raised $300,224, said co-chair of the 2016 United Way steering committee and executive vice president of the College Rick Mills.
Computer science professor Hany Farid and engineering professor Richard Greenwald Th’88 were selected to the 2016 class of National Academy of Inventors Fellows early this December, earning one of the highest professional distinctions given to academic inventors.
Inspired by his recently diagnosed chronic pain condition, assistant professor of music William Cheng wrote a book about the importance of taking care of ourselves and our communities in our academic and daily lives. “Just Vibrations: The Purpose of Sounding Good” received the 2016 American Musicological Society Philip Brett Award, which honors “exceptional” musicological work in the field of LGBT studies, and was named by the Times Higher Education as a 2016 book of the year. This term, Cheng is teaching music courses on video games and on changing the world through music. The Dartmouth sat down with Cheng to discuss his book and how writing it has changed his personal life and his teaching style.
Twenty-six QuestBridge finalists were accepted to Dartmouth this year through the QuestBridge National College Match and early decision rounds. Of those finalists, 17 were admitted through the QuestBridge Match, accepted finalist Jasmine Butler ’21 said. The 17 students represent a nearly threefold increase from the six QuestBridge finalists matched with the College last year.
Ramblers Way, a new retail clothing store opening in downtown Hanover, offers a unique range of clothing options while maintaining an eco-friendly business model. The store opened its doors last month at 37 South Main Street.
Like many geographers, postdoctoral fellow Garrett Nelson sees the world in terms of maps.
Former student-athlete and coach Maribel Sanchez Souther ’96 passed away last Saturday, following a bout with cancer. She was 41.
Wednesday morning, a phishing email claiming to be from College President Phil Hanlon was sent to several thousand Dartmouth students. The email originated from outside of Dartmouth and was intended to have recipients download malicious software or provide their NetID, according to an email from Dartmouth’s Information Technology Services.
In public and private responses to a petition calling for Dartmouth to declare itself a “sanctuary campus” for undocumented students, College President Phil Hanlon reaffirmed the school’s support for its undocumented students but has stopped short of adopting the title.
While most Dartmouth classes finished before the Thanksgiving holiday, a few continued into winter break by traveling abroad so that students could participate in experiential learning. Students embarked to countries like China, South Africa, Poland and India to immerse themselves in the same topics they first encountered in the classroom during the fall term.
The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services announced on Dec. 27 that it has been a victim of a data breach that commenced in Oct. 2015. DHHS is the state’s largest agency and covers welfare benefits, Medicaid, child protective services and other services.
College President Phil Hanlon announced the creation of the Arthur L. Irving Institute for Energy and Society at the College in an email to campus this morning. The announcement comes a year after Hanlon appointed a task force to analyze the possibility for such an institute’s creation, with the goal of consolidating interdisclipinary resources at the College to solve the world’s most pressing energy problems.
This past Tuesday, U.S. News and World Report announced that the College rose from 12th to 11th place in the 2017 college rankings. In the 2015 rankings, the College was also listed 11th.
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Dartmouth College ranked 11th in the 2017 U.S. News and World Report university rankings released today.