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A sleuth of bears has stumbled back into the Hanover area having just emerged from hibernation. The changing of the seasons has brought an increased number of bear sightings near School Street as a sow and her cubs, now old enough to be considered yearlings, have been spotted multiple times by local residents in and around the Hanover area. The sleuth is likely the same group that was seen by multiple students this past fall near the same location.
History and Native American studies professor Colin Calloway first studied Native American history and relations in his home country, England. He then moved to the United States, where he taught high school English in Springfield, Vermont and then served as associate director and editor of the D’Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies at the Newberry Library in Chicago. Calloway first came to Dartmouth in 1990 as a visiting professor before permanently joining the College in 1995. At Dartmouth, Calloway has produced numerous publications on Native American history on topics such as the history of Native Americans at Dartmouth and the Native American West prior to the expeditions of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. This term, Calloway is teaching Native American Studies 15, “American Indian & Expansion 1800-1924.” His book “The Indian World of George Washington” will be published in spring 2018.
In a campus-wide email Monday, College president Phil Hanlon and Provost Carolyn Dever announced N. Bruce Duthu '80 as the next dean of faculty of arts and sciences. Duthu will succeed Dean Michael Mastanduno on July 1 and serve a four-year term.
The College released a statement on Tuesday, March 21 expressing support for transgender and gender-nonconforming community members in response to President Donald Trump’s administration rescinding protections for transgender students.
Around 60 community members
gathered on the Green at 5 p.m. on Wednesday to participate in an International
Women’s Day demonstration and reflection organized by history professor Annelise
Orleck and Liz Blum,
a resident of Norwich. The event was publicized on Facebook Tuesday night.
Last Thursday, the Digital Arts, Leadership and Innovation Lab and the Dartmouth Entrepreneurial Network hosted The Pitch, Dartmouth’s shark-tank style entrepreneurial show, in Filene Auditorium from 7 to 9 p.m.
The Hanover Consumer Cooperative Society, which operates the Co-op Food Stores, fell short of breaking even last year, reporting a loss of approximately $125,000 for 2016. The loss represents 0.18 percent of its 2016 annual sales of nearly $72 million.
UPDATED: March 11, 2017 at 4:51 p.m.
Around 56 on-campus leave-term students, who remain in Hanover to work or do research but are not enrolled as students, will be without spring term housing due to high enrollment and the Morton Hall fire last fall, according to director of undergraduate housing Rachael Class-Giguere.
Geisel School of Medicine anatomy professor Norman Snow was known for his love of learning and passion for teaching. An accomplished cardiothoracic surgeon who was passionate about medical education, he cared deeply for his students, both inside and outside of the classroom.
The College received a total of 20,021 applications for the Class of 2021, a 3.2 percent decrease from the 20,675 applications received for the class of 2020. In comparison, early-decisions applications saw a 3.7 percent increase over last year, comprising a record-large early-decision pool of 1,999, of which 555 students were accepted.
Thirty Dartmouth students traveled to attend the third annual 1vyG conference last weekend. 1vyG is an organization that connects first-generation Ivy League students so they can improve their campuses for first-generation college students. The theme for this year’s conference was “From Posts to Progress: Leveraging Social Activism to Actualize Institutional Reform for First-Generation College Students.”
Last week, government professors John Carey and Brendan Nyhan, University of Rochester political science professor Gretchen Helmke, Yale University political science professor Susan Stokes and market research company partner Mitch Sanders released data from the first survey conducted by Bright Line Watch — a project that seeks to use scholarly expertise to monitor democratic practices and call attention to threats to American democracy, according to its website. BLW gave The New York Times early access to the results, which were reported in the Upshot section on Feb. 23.
Geisel School of Medicine faculty members Jocelyn Chertoff, Petra Lewis and Nancy McNulty Med’95 will be honored at the 65th annual meeting of the Association of University Radiologists in early May for collectively receiving four awards that recognize their contributions to the field of radiology. The three recipients are also radiologists at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center; Chertoff serves as the chair of the radiology department.
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine filed a complaint today with the U.S. Department of Agriculture requesting that the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service investigate Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center’s use of live sheep for emergency medicine residency training.
UPDATED: March 2, 2017, at 8:52 p.m.
Computer science professor Xia Zhou was awarded the 2017 Sloan Research Fellowship on Feb. 21, a professional distinction given to early-career scientific researchers that, this year, came with a two-year, $60,000 fellowship to support their research.
Last Friday, the Thayer Consulting Club hosted its sixth annual case competition, where 50 undergraduate and graduate students competed in groups of three or four for cash prizes and first-round interviews with prestigious consulting firms L.E.K. and Oliver Wyman.
The new directorate for the Dartmouth Outing Club for the next four terms was announced on Tuesday night via email. The elected members will replace the current directorate in the spring. The voting period for DOC members closed the previous Sunday, Jan. 26.
Earlier this week, the town of Hanover voted to approve the proposed budget for fiscal year 2017, following modifications in the municipal general tax rate and social agency funds.