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Graduate student Main Street attack under hate crime investigation, police say

(09/21/22 1:25am)

At approximately 10:45 p.m. on Saturday evening, an older, white man physically attacked biochemistry Ph.D. candidate Abubakar Khan after having directed racial epithets towards Khan and three other graduate students. Following the incident, the Hanover Police department submitted an alleged hate crime for review to the New Hampshire Department of Justice. 


Safety and Security issues warning to campus following assault on graduate student

(09/19/22 9:35pm)

A graduate student was physically assaulted on Saturday night near the intersection of Main Street and Wheelock Street, according to a “Timely Warning” message from Safety and Security director Keysi Montás on Monday afternoon. The student sustained no physical injuries.


‘She was a ray of light’: Alex Simpson ’22 remembered for her grace and generosity

(09/16/22 9:10am)

Whether it was through her everyday fashion statements or her remarkable acts of selflessness, Alex Simpson ’22 left an impression on all she touched. Simpson graduated cum laude with a double major in French and Psychology and a minor in Government. Upon her admission to law school, Simpson had planned to work toward prioritizing the needs of pediatric patients and the medical professionals who treat them.  



Preliminary Democratic primary results show incumbent state representatives win, Dartmouth student campaigns fall short

(09/14/22 11:08pm)

Based on preliminary vote totals from Hanover, The Dartmouth projects that the four incumbent candidates will win the Democratic primary race for state representative of Grafton District 12, defeating Dartmouth student candidates  Miles Brown ’23 and Nicolás Macri ’24. 


First-Year Trips welcomes 90% of incoming first-years with outdoor programming

(09/13/22 9:05am)

For the first time since 2019, the First-Year Trips program led incoming students through Dartmouth’s traditional outdoor orientation program with minimal COVID-19 restrictions. With four sections and a reinstated overnight component, the entirely student-run program ran smoothly, according to Trips volunteers. 




President Hanlon discusses reproductive rights at White House

(08/19/22 9:10am)

On Aug. 8, College President Phil Hanlon visited the White House to discuss reproductive rights with Vice President Kamala Harris and seven other higher education presidents, according to a White House press release. The roundtable discussion followed the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade in June, eliminating the constitutional right to abortion. 



Class of 2020 to return for in-person commencement ceremony

(08/05/22 9:10am)

This weekend, members of the Class of 2020 will return to campus for a belated commencement ceremony, allowing them an in-person opportunity to celebrate after graduating virtually two years ago. The event was initially rescheduled to June 2021, but the College postponed festivities again due to COVID-19 concerns, according to vice president for alumni relations Cheryl Bascomb ’82.



‘It’s about time we have a female president’: Campus reacts to President-elect Sian Leah Beilock

(07/29/22 9:10am)

Last Thursday, the College announced that Sian Leah Beilock — the current president of Barnard College — would serve as the first female president of the College. Campus leaders and students expressed excitement and high hopes for the new president, who will assume the post on July 1, 2023, following College President Phil Hanlon’s retirement in June 2023.


Sian Leah Beilock to serve as 19th president of Dartmouth College

(07/21/22 2:22pm)

The presidential search is over: The Board of Trustees has elected Sian Leah Beilock, a cognitive scientist and the current president of Barnard College, as the next president of Dartmouth College, the College announced on Thursday. Following College President Phil Hanlon’s retirement in June 2023, Beilock will become the 19th president and the first woman named to this position in the College’s history.


US Department of Justice files statement of interest supporting plaintiffs in financial aid lawsuit against Dartmouth

(07/15/22 9:14am)

On July 7, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a statement of interest supporting the student plaintiffs in an ongoing financial aid lawsuit against Dartmouth and 16 other colleges and universities. The suit, which began in January, claims that these institutions violated federal antitrust laws by colluding to limit financial aid and increase the cost of attendance. 


Nicolás Macri ’24, emeritus professor Tom Cormen announce campaigns for NH House seats

(07/08/22 9:15am)

As the 2022 midterm elections approach — and amid New Hampshire’s decision to redraw their two congressional districts — races in the New Hampshire House of Representatives are close to campus, with a Dartmouth student and former professor announcing campaigns in two different districts.


Tuck receives $52.1 million donation for creation of global summit

(07/07/22 2:29pm)

The Tuck School of Business has received a $52.1 million gift from an anonymous donor, the largest donation in the school’s history, Tuck announced on Thursday. The gift will create and endow the Dartmouth Summit on Health, Wealth and Sustainability, a recurring summit that aims to “improve the health, wealth and sustainability of people and the planet in the 21st century,” according to the announcement. 





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