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Former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair visits campus for ten-year anniversary of financial crisis

(10/11/18 6:45am)

On Oct. 9, former chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Sheila Bair spoke with former undersecretary of the Treasury and current Tuck Business School professor Peter Fisher as part of a public lecture entitled “Ten Year Anniversary of the Financial Crisis,” sponsored by the Rockefeller Center for Public Policy.

DOC explores new strategies to reduce carbon footprint

(09/11/18 1:00pm)

Enshrined in the mission statement of the Dartmouth Outing Club, in addition to its commitment to fostering student community and leadership in the outdoors, is the principle of environmental stewardship. The DOC, one of the largest clubs on campus, acts as an umbrella organization under which many sub-clubs such as Cabin and Trail, Ledyard Canoe Club and the Organic Farm operate. Recently, many members of the DOC’s directorate have expressed interest in making greater sustainability efforts.

Dartmouth Dining Services debuts paper straws for sustainability purposes

(05/10/18 6:35am)

Over the past two weeks, students have noticed the disappearance of an important staple at Dartmouth Dining Services locations across campus — plastic straws. Over the past month, DDS has transitioned from the use of standard plastic straws to red-and-white-striped biodegradable paper straws. This transition was spearheaded by associate director of DDS Don Reed, who said the change is part of a larger effort to make DDS as sustainable as possible.

Three new Strips debuting this summer

(05/07/18 6:00am)

“Sophomore summer is the new freshman fall.” That’s Jake Klein ’20’s motto for Strips 2018, which he will direct alongside three other sophomores. Strips — which stands for Sophomore Trips — is a program run each year that allows sophomores to both lead and participate in three-day trips before they begin sophomore summer, modeled off the Dartmouth Outing Club’s First-Year Trips program.

Hillel celebrates Roth Center for Jewish Life's 20th year

(04/26/18 6:40am)

This past weekend, Dartmouth College Hillel celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Roth Center for Jewish Life, which opened in 1998 following a donation by Steven Roth ’62 TU’63. The weekend’s events included various services, meals and speeches by alumni, students and guests reflecting on how the Roth Center has fostered community at the College.

Schweitzer Fellows make progress on their projects

(10/27/17 6:05am)

In May, nine Geisel School of Medicine students received Albert Schweitzer Fellowships to pursue community service projects in the Upper Valley. As an organization, The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship provides 250 first-year graduate students with $2,000 stipends to foster year-long projects that promote healthier communities and lives in under-resourced areas. As the fellowship recipients reach the halfway points in their projects, the Geisel students have made progress in their overall project goals.

College considers constructing new residence halls in College Park

(09/29/17 6:15am)

The College is studying the possibility of adding additional residence halls in a portion of College Park, a largely underutilized 35-acre green space east of central campus. The park is home to several monuments and iconic structures such as Bartlett Tower, a statue of Robert Frost, Bema and Shattuck Observatory. The plan stems from concerns about the long-term sustainability of the College’s student housing amid recent student-body size increases.