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Students, faculty give first impressions of online classes

Dartmouth, like many other colleges and universities, has responded to the global spread of COVID-19 by transitioning to remote instruction for all spring term classes. As the first week of classes draws to a close, many professors and students have said they were satisfied with their remote classes, ...


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Financial aid reduced, College cites lower attendance costs

April 2, 2020 3:00am

In various communications to the Dartmouth community in the weeks since the COVID-19 outbreak began — including during the March 18 virtual town hall — the College promised to increase financial aid this term. Many aid recipients, however, have seen decreased aid packages, which the College has said reflects this term’s lack of room and board costs.


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Hanover businesses, residents adapt to COVID-19 closures

April 2, 2020 2:45am

In the town of Hanover and the greater Upper Valley, the closing of Dartmouth’s campus is only one piece of a larger halt to normal activity. The threat of COVID-19 transmission has shuttered businesses, strained local medical resources and put local officials and community leaders on edge.


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Guarini cancels summer off-campus programs

March 30, 2020 2:00am

All Frank J. Guarini Institute for International Education off-campus programs for the 2020 summer term have been canceled in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Guarini Institute executive director John Tansey announced in an email sent to affected students Saturday morning. 


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Students, faculty react to spring credit/no-credit grading system

March 24, 2020 12:43am

In light of the College’s decision to implement a credit or no credit grading system for all spring undergraduate courses, many students have applauded the administration for a measure that they believe will make grading fairer for those faced with extra difficulties posed by remote classes. Meanwhile, a number of students have called for an option to opt out of the policy. 


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Three students, professor awaiting COVID-19 test results

March 16, 2020 2:04pm

Three students living off-campus have been tested for the novel coronavirus, the College’s COVID-19 task force co-chairs Lisa Adams and Joshua Keniston announced in an email sent to campus this morning. College spokesperson Diana Lawrence told The Dartmouth that one of the students is an undergraduate, and two are graduate students.


“These are unprecedented times for our school,” wrote Tuck School of Business dean Matthew Slaughter in a statement announcing the decision on Wednesday.

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Tuck to move first two weeks of spring classes online

March 11, 2020 9:19pm

Tuck School of Business students will be required to take their classes online for the first two weeks of spring term, according to an email sent to campus by College provost Joseph Helble earlier this evening. Dartmouth will make an announcement by Monday as to whether it will take similar action for undergraduate classes.