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“Paid to stop complaining”: Amid housing crunch, College’s $1 million housing lottery sparks frustrations

(06/21/21 2:59am)

As the College prepares for a “fully residential” fall term, student demand for fall on-campus housing has exceeded capacity, according to a June 14 email sent to students from associate dean of residential life Michael Wooten. He also wrote that in response to the housing availability issue, the College is offering a one-time lottery incentive for up to 200 students to withdraw their fall housing request in exchange for a $5,000 payment.













Cheating controversy unlikely to impact Geisel admissions, consultants say

(06/01/21 6:05am)

The fallout of recent allegations of cheating at the Geisel School of Medicine is not likely to alter the school’s selective admissions or national ranking, though it may impact applicant perception and affect the ability of students who are involved in the cases to secure clinical residencies, according to multiple medical school admission consultants.  


Student loans eliminated for students from families earning $125,000 or less

(06/01/21 6:00am)

On May 12, Dartmouth announced that beginning with members of the Class of 2026, students from families with an annual household income of $125,000 or less will qualify for full-tuition scholarships without loans. The threshold marks a $25,000 increase from the previous $100,000 threshold, according to Presidential Commission on Financial Aid co-chair Julie McKenna. 


Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe ’81 and John Donahoe ’82 gift College $20 million to increase representation in STEM

(05/31/21 6:00am)

On May 16, Dartmouth announced that former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Council Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe ’81 and Nike CEO John Donahoe ’82 gifted $20 million to the College to support underrepresented groups in science, technology, engineering and math. According to Dartmouth’s press release, the gift’s namesake is “pioneering biologist” and valedictorian of the Class of 1907 E.E. Just.


"I’ve never met somebody who lit up the room quite like Elizabeth did": Elizabeth Reimer ’24 remembered for her kindness and spirit

(05/31/21 6:10am)

Those closest to Elizabeth Reimer ’24 remember her as a selfless and genuine friend, brightening the people and places she touched with her spontaneous, hilarious and fun-loving nature. 



Over 1,000 students attend vigil on Green commemorating the lives of four undergraduates who died this year

(05/28/21 6:05am)

On Tuesday evening, over 1,000 Dartmouth community members attended Dartmouth Remembers, a candlelight vigil commemorating the lives of the four undergraduate students who have died this academic year: Beau DuBray ’24, Connor Tiffany ’24, Lamees Kareem ’22 and Elizabeth Reimer ’24. The event,  held on the Green, was recorded and posted on the College’s YouTube channel. 



Discontent persists on campus as College rejects SA proposal, students grieve

(05/27/21 6:10am)

On Monday evening, the College rejected a resolution from Student Assembly requesting the cancellation of Tuesday classes for all students and Wednesday academic obligations for members of the Class of 2024 to grieve the loss of four classmates since November. The legislation, titled “Resolution on Academic Accommodations for a Community in Mourning,” was sent to College President Phil Hanlon, Provost Joseph Helble and Dean of the Faculty Elizabeth Smith on Monday morning.