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Three-hundred and fifty college students, administrators, alumni, experts and community partners from around the country came together at Harvard University to celebrate the first-generation college student identity during the second annual Inter-Ivy First-Generation Students’ conference last weekend.
From Feb. 18 to Feb. 20, Dartmouth will host the 2016 Leila and Melville Straus 1960 Family Symposium focused on the rebuilding efforts and response to the April 2015 and May 2015 earthquakes in Nepal. The 7.8-magnitude earthquake and the 7.3-magnitude earthquakes both devastated Nepal, creating a humanitarian crisis where over 8,000 people were killed and over two million people were displaced.
Emerging in 2012 from a social media hashtag, the slogan “Black Lives Matter” has become a rallying cry for larger issues related to police brutality, racial injustice and structural oppression that many feel disproportionately affect black communities. Many Dartmouth students, faculty, and staff have answered this rallying cry, participating in protests and demonstrations to stand in solidarity with the BLM movement and against alleged institutional oppression at the College.
Klaus Milich, senior lecturer of American literary and cultural studies, began his term as the director of the Montgomery Fellows Program on Jan.1. He was announced as the new director last November.
Dartmouth alumni, faculty and students were among the many delegates and attendees at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris. After approximately two weeks of negotiations and meetings, the conference culminated in 195 countries adopting the first legally binding and universal agreement on slowing global warming.
Thursday’s Blackout demonstration, organized by Dartmouth’s chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, has sparked controversy after allegations of physical assault were made by users of social media outlets, like the anonymous messaging app Yik Yak, and later in an editorial in The Dartmouth Review, which on Monday gained traction from some national media outlets.
In the NCAA’s recently released data from its annual student-athlete graduation rate survey, the College, along with Samford University, led Division I institutions with Graduation Success Rates of 99 percent for student-athletes who enrolled in 2008. This rate is 13 percent above the GSR for all of Division I athletics.
The Student and Presidential Committee on Sexual Assault called for increased campus preventive and response measures for sexual assault in its 2015 recommendations, released last week to the Dartmouth community.
Former Big Green starting shortstop and baseball team captain Matt Klentak ’02 was named as the general manager and vice president of the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday — at 35, that makes him the youngest general manager in team history.
A former researcher at the Center for Health Care Delivery Science is suing a senior member of the center’s staff and the College for a variety of alleged offenses stemming from her accusation of plagiarism against her employer.
As Kyle Hendricks ’12 prepares for his likely National League Championship Series debut next week, both current and former Big Green baseball players reflected that the poise and unwavering confidence of the Chicago Cubs’ starting pitcher has contributed to his success in Major League Baseball.
For her friends, Summer Hammond ’17 was the essence of positivity, especially in difficult situations. She was a person who not only preached it, but truly lived it. Hammond diedin July following a period of treatment for cancer. On Wednesday, members of the Dartmouth community gathered in Rollins Chapel for a memorial service to honor and celebrate her life.
Eric Fanning ’90 was nominated to be the secretary of the Army, which, if confirmed by Congress, would make him the first openly gay secretary of a military branch.
From Memorial Field to the area behind McNutt Hall, several construction projects are underway and nearing the final stages of completion this fall.
The 2015 senior class gift campaign has raised $20,143.30 in contributions from the graduating class, senior class gift co-chair Zachary Nelson ’15 said. While official donation and participation numbers were not finalized by press time, 54 percent of the Class of 2015 had contributed to the gift as of Wednesday. This marks a continued decrease in percentage participation from previous years.
The College held its 24th annual Karen E. Wetterhahn Science Symposium in the Life Sciences Center on Thursday, with 232 students participating — the highest number in the symposium’s history — and 176 poster presentations, undergraduate advising and research assistant director Kathy Weaver, who coordinated the symposium, said.
Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce released a study last week that shows that students who major in health, STEM — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — and business fields end up with higher average annual wages at the entry level and over the course of a person’s career. The lowest-paying majors were in the arts, liberal arts and humanities. The study used United States Census data to examine the wages for 137 college majors to identify the most economically beneficial undergraduate areas of study.