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Lisa Hogarty, who has served as the vice president of campus planning and facilities for the past two years, will leave the College next week for Boston Children’s Hospital. The hospital, which is currently undergoing a $1 billion expansion plan, will put Hogarty in the role of senior vice president of real estate development.
The Hopkins Center for the Arts will be teeming with job-seekers today and tomorrow as the Center for Professional Development hosts its annual Employee Connections Fair.
Ralf Horlemann, the consul general of Germany, spoke yesterday at the Rockefeller Center about German-Jewish relations. The lecture, entitled “Remembrance and Hope — Past, Present and Future of German-Jewish Relations,” drew parallels between the historical treatment of Jews in Germany and the treatment of Syrian refugees in the ongoing crisis. Horlemann has worked in the German foreign service for over two decades and is an expert in transatlantic relations. Among the audience of about 30 was current Montgomery fellow Atifete Jahjaga, former president of the Republic of Kosovo.
The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, located in Troy, N.Y., has decided to adopt an academic schedule much like the College’s D-Plan that will include a summer term similar to sophomore summer at Dartmouth. Starting in 2017, the new schedule, known as the “Summer Arch,” will be optional for the rising juniors of the Class of 2019 and will be mandatory by the time the Class of 2021 arrives on campus, said Linda Schadler, engineering professor and vice provost and dean of undergraduate education at RPI. The school announced Summer Arch in September.
This year’s Summer Enrichment at Dartmouth program, or SEAD, concluded last Friday after two weeks. The program seeks to help high performing high school students from lower-income backgrounds succeed in both high school and college, according to the organization’s website. The organization recruits Dartmouth students as volunteers and year round interns to act as mentors and academic coaches for the program, which has taken place in Hanover for two weeks every July since 2001.
After hearing about her midwest conservative upbringing, one might be surprised to learn that Elizabeth Klinger ’10 created Lioness, a company focused on creating a vibrator for women, with her business partner James Wang ’10.
Last night, students, professors and members of the Hanover community gathered for a panel in Filene Auditorium that focused on the future of the 2016 presidential race following the Iowa caucus and the New Hampshire primary. Government professors Linda Fowler, Joseph Bafumi and Dean Lacy discussed the concept of gender, experience and electability in relation to the presidential race in their discussion mediated by Ronald Shaiko, associate director of the Rockefeller Center for Public Policy.
The 20,550 regular decision applications received for the class of 2020 barely exceeded the 20,507 applications submitted for the Class of 2019. Last year, regular decision applications increased by six percent from the previous year.
Economics professor Charles Wheelan ’88 led the third annual “Global Policy Practicum to Jordan and Israel” this past interim. The Rockefeller Center for Public Policy funds the annual trip, a component of the Public Policy 85 class, as part of the College’s experiential learning initiatives.
This article is a part of our new culminating beat experience initiative, in which our beat reporters write longer-term investigative articles within their areas of expertise. The author is our Moving Dartmouth Forward beat reporter.
The federal Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights began investigating Dartmouth for a potential violation of Title IX on Aug. 21, Vermont Public Radio reported in late October. The College has been under investigation for a separate complaint since May 31, 2013.
Geisel faculty and experts responded to the Geisel School of Medicine’s decision to drop the Geisel 2020 Strategic Plan for Excellence — aimed at improving Geisel’s rankings — with mixed opinions about how the change would affect Geisel’s admissions.
One year after the College instituted a new policy that precluded students from receiving credit for qualifying scores on Advanced Placement exams in high school, professors in departments that offer large introductory courses aimed at first-year students report few changes in enrollment patterns of these courses.
With the start of fall classes, the first women’s, gender and sexuality studies courses are being offered after the program changed its name from women’s and gender studies in July.
Dartmouth failed to crack the top 10 on the U.S. News and World Report’s annual ranking of national universities for the second consecutive year, falling to a tie for 12th place with Northwestern University. The College also rose in the publication’s best undergraduate teaching list, rising from fourth to second place this year, although the College had ranked first for multiple years prior to 2014.
In the lead-up to the annual U.S. News and World Report rankings, interim dean of admissions and financial aid Paul Sunde said he hopes that the policy initiatives of “Moving Dartmouth Forward” will be recognized in the rankings.
Rare Essentials, a women’s clothing store on Hanover’s Main Street, is closing following the sudden death of one of the co-owners.
New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan discussed issues relating to education, financial opportunities and budgets across the state at yesterday’s conversation with students, faculty and Upper Valley community members. Economics professor Charles Wheelan ’88 moderated the discussion, which took place at the Rockefeller Center.
Students and community members alike will have the opportunity to participate in the Memorial Challenge this Saturday, an event dedicated to the memories of Blaine Steinberg and Torin Tucker, members of the Class of 2015, who both died suddenly last year due to heart complications. The event, which is centered around physical fitness, encourages participants to challenge themselves with CrossFit- and nordic ski-themed exercises as well as raise money for the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Heart and Vascular Center.
Although 15 percent of the College’s undergraduates receive need-based financial aid, students’ experiences with aid — shaped by unique circumstances — still vary.