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Elizabeth Wilson has been appointed the inaugural director of the new Arthur L. Irving Institute for Energy and Society, College President Phil Hanlon and Provost Carolyn Dever announced Monday. Wilson will also serve as an environmental studies professor at the College and will begin both positions starting in September.
Sociology professor Janice McCabe will serve as the new Allen House professor, following engineering professor Jane Hill’s dismissal as Allen House professor in April.
College President Phil Hanlon personally met with campus leaders last Friday and will meet with members of Kappa Delta Epsilon sorority today to address additional concerns following a week of “disturbing incidents on campus.” In a campus-wide email sent this afternoon, Hanlon emphasized, “sexual assault, gender-based harassment, interpersonal violence and stalking have no place in our community.”
Native American studies professor N. Bruce Duthu ’80’s nomination to succeed Michael Mastanduno as the next dean of the faculty of arts and sciences was met with much discussion, and on May 22, Duthu declined the position and decided to step down from his current position as associate dean of interdisciplinary studies, effective July 1. In the two months between his nomination and rescindment, concerns were raised over his 2013 co-authorship of a declaration supporting a boycott of Israeli academic institutions, sparking campus-wide debate.
The Undergraduate Finance Committee released its allocation decisions for the $1.1 million Student Activities Budget on Friday. The budget is similar to that of the previous year other than a $7,000 increase in allocation to both the Special Programs and Events Committee and the Programming Board, because of increased security measures on Green Key weekend and student event funding requests.
The Panhellenic Council recently voted to change its name to the Inter-Sorority Council and restructure the formal sorority recruitment process. The name change will come into effect over the summer, and the rush changes, which include restructuring rounds one and two to an open-house format, will be enacted in the fall.
Nine first-year Geisel School of Medicine students will be awarded the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship. Each year, approximately 250 first-year graduate students from across the country begin community service projects addressing chronic health conditions and the underlying causes of health inequities as fellows. The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship provides fellowship recipients with a $2,000 stipend for each project.
Card access to residence halls will be restricted to residents only after a student received a threatening message as part of an internet scam, according to a campus-wide alert sent Sunday evening. Hanover Police has confirmed that the email sent to the student was a scam, and the student is safe and has been offered support resources from the College, according to the alert, signed by interim Safety and Security director Keysi Montás and associate dean of residential life Mike Wooten.
A laundry bag theft from a residence hall reported to Safety and Security this afternoon has “similarities” to the reported burglary at Kappa Delta Epsilon sorority earlier this week, though at this time there is “no evidence” that the two cases are related, according to a campus-wide email from Safety and Security.
Over 100 Dartmouth students and faculty gathered on the Green in the rain this afternoon to discuss and speak out against sexual violence at the College. The event, called "In Solidarity Against Sexual Violence," was co-organized by Libby Goldman '18 and Leah Alpern '18.
A graphic message threatening sexual violence was found inside Kappa Delta Epsilon sorority house Wednesday night. According to a campus-wide email sent Wednesday night by Safety and Security, the department responded to a report of a possible burglary at a sorority house around 7:50 p.m. that day. In the email, interim Safety and Security director Keysi Montás said a written message had been left that was “obscene and threatened sexual violence.”
Green Key weekend arrests by the Hanover Police Department reached their lowest total in the past four years at only 10, down from 22 in 2016, 17 in 2015 and 34 in 2014.
Following months of financial struggles, local restaurant Everything But Anchovies abruptly closed on May 16. The restaurant was run by EBAs president Maureen Bogosian and her family since 1979, serving pizza, burgers and wings to the Hanover and Dartmouth communities for 38 years.
Thursday morning, dean of graduate and advanced studies Jon Kull announced in an email statement to the graduate student body that the North Park graduate housing will not be available to graduate and professional students this coming fall due to an “unprecedented” admissions yield for the undergraduate Class of 2021.
UPDATED: May 25, 2017 at 11:55 a.m.
This year, Dartmouth Outing Club’s First-Year Trips will culminate in an overnight stay at the McLane Family Lodge at the Dartmouth Skiway because the construction of the new Moosilauke Ravine Lodge will not be completed in time.
Mitchel Davis has been selected as Dartmouth’s next vice president for information technology and chief information officer, the College announced last week. Davis, who has been the chief information officer and senior vice president at Bowdoin College since 2003, will begin his new position on July 1.
To overcome problems originating from stationary smartwatches, researchers at Dartmouth College and the University of Waterloo created a smartwatch that is able to move on its own. Jun Gong, a computer science Ph.D. student in the human computer interaction field at Dartmouth, collaborated with Dartmouth computer science professor Xing Dong Yang, graduate student at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Lan Li and University of Waterloo professor Daniel Vogel to create Cito, an actuated, moveable smartwatch. Gong recently presented Cito at the Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, called CHI, in Denver, Colorado.
Women’s, gender and sexuality studies professor Eng-Beng Lim looks at intersectionality, critical race studies and feminist gender studies within the fields of performance and cultural studies, Asian-American studies, postcolonial/diaspora studies and queer/transnational studies. His book “Brown Boys and Rice Queens: Spellbinding Performance in the Asias” has received national awards.
On May 13, over 170 Dartmouth students, faculty and Upper Valley community members participated in the annual Tuck Runs for Veterans. This fundraising event aimed to help the Veterans Education and Research Association of Northern New England, a nonprofit based in White River Junction, purchase a wheelchair-accessible van that can transport local veterans to events in the Upper Valley and surrounding areas.