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Voices of Summer draws a large audience

(08/18/17 6:40am)

The third annual “Voices of Summer” production was held last week, featuring a total of 15 acts. Sponsored by the Office of Pluralism and Leadership, “Voices of Summer,” also known as VoX, is an original production performed by students exploring “how gender intersects with other identities at Dartmouth and beyond,” Paulina Calcaterra ’19, the director of this year’s performance said.

IAPE celebrates 10th anniversary at Dartmouth

(08/04/17 3:35am)

Last week, over 40 teachers from across Mexico gathered at Dartmouth for a two-week program led by the Inter-American Partnership for Education, held in partnership with the educational nonprofit WorldFund and the Rassias Center for World Languages and Culture. This year, the program celebrated the tenth anniversary of its commitment to bridging the gap between Mexico and the U.S. through education.

Q&A With King Leadership Scholar Faith Rotich '18

(07/06/17 9:35pm)

Across campus, King Leadership Scholar Faith Rotich ’18 can be found taking photos of students, staff and faculty for the online publication she co-edits, Humans of Dartmouth. Traveling far from her homecountry, Kenya, to attend Dartmouth, Rotich applied to selective colleges in the United States with the help of Kenya Scholar-Athlete Project, or KenSAP.

Students, town to vote on zoning amendments

(05/09/17 5:45am)

Hanover residents and the Dartmouth community will head to the polls today to vote on nine proposed measures, including an amendment to the town’s zoning laws regarding student residences. The measure, called Article 9, would change the town’s definition of “student residence.” If the amendment is passed, student residences would no longer be required to operate in conjunction with the College.

Geisel students receive research fellowship

(04/21/17 6:10am)

Two Geisel School of Medicine students will serve year-long research fellowships. The Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellowship to conduct research in South Africa represents a lifetime of interest in international travel and global health for Geisel student Lye-Yeng Wong Med’18. For Geisel student Fernando Vazquez Med’18, his participation in Medical Research Scholars Program through the National Institutes of Health will allow him to think about medicine in a broader sense and interact with other professionals.

Living Learning Communities see high interest

(04/11/17 6:10am)

Despite the recent introduction of house communities at the College, Living Learning Communities, another residential housing option for undergraduates, saw approximately the same number of applications this year as in previous years according to Katharina Daub, associate director of residential education for Living Learning Programs and academic initiatives.

Chemistry lab develops electronic toxic gas sensor

(03/30/17 6:00am)

Using objects such as yellow wooden pencils and Shrinky Dinks, a child’s plastic toy that shrinks in size after being baked in an oven, chemistry professor Katherine Mirica and her team are developing a unique approach to build a portable and efficient electronic “nose,” a device to help detect toxic gases and environmental pollutants in the air and human bodies.

LoveYourBrain offers rehabilitative yoga in Lebanon

(02/24/17 7:05am)

LoveYourBrain, a non-profit organization created to help those suffering from brain injury, was founded in 2012 by professional snowboarder Kevin Pearce after he sustained a traumatic brain injury while training for the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. One of the healing modalities that helped him was meditation. As a result, Kevin Pearce and his brother Adam Pearce created the LoveYourBrain Foundation to help people lead lifestyles conducive to healthy brains through yoga, meditation and mindfulness, according to the foundation’s website. 

Q&A with music professor William Cheng

(01/10/17 7:00am)

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.

Know Your Foco

(08/12/16 2:00am)

Let the Baker Tower bells ring, ladies and gentlemen. It’s almost that time of year again when the leaves turn orange, the air is crisp and hundreds of freshmen frolic around the homecoming bonfire. Amongst all the crazy changes students will come back to in 16F, with new residential houses and class times, there is one truth on which every Dartmouth student can rely: The Class of 1953 Commons (call it Foco or you may as well be a townie) will still be baking the most incredible chocolate chip cookies in the Upper Valley.

Challenge honors two in Class of 2015

(05/26/16 9:46pm)

Over 400 participants will gather this Saturday at 10 a.m. on Red Rolfe Field in support of the second annual Memorial Challenge. The event includes a community workout circuit followed by a barbecue during which participants can reflect on the lives of Blaine Steinberg ’15 and Torin Tucker ’15, two active Dartmouth student-athletes who unexpectedly died in 2014.

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