Both houses of the New Hampshire legislature have passed separate bills establishing a state minimum wage of $12 an hour by 2022.
March 28, 2019 11:43pm
Physics and astronomy professor Marcelo Gleiser describes his work as “flirting with the mysterious.” On March 19, Gleiser was named the 2019 winner of the Templeton Prize, an award that recognizes an individual who, in the view of a panel of external judges, has made an “exceptional contribution to affirming life’s spiritual dimension.” The prize carries a monetary award of £1.1 million, which is around $1.4 million.
March 28, 2019 11:45pm
In a collaboration between the Dartmouth Center for Social Impact and the Office of Residential Life, Allen House and East Wheelock House each took students on trips to aid hurricane recovery in underserved areas as part of an alternative spring break initiative.
March 28, 2019 10:01pm
Dartmouth offered acceptance to 7.9 percent of applicants in the Class of 2023 — a historic low and 0.8 percent decrease from last year — marking the third consecutive year that the College’s acceptance rate has decreased.
March 27, 2019 11:19pm
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is increasing its efforts to bring safety, equity and dignity to the workplace as part of the Time’s Up Healthcare campaign.
March 27, 2019 11:16pm
A team of eight Dartmouth students was one of five finalists for NASA’s Breakthrough, Innovative and Game-Changing Idea Challenge, a competition that invites both undergraduate and graduate student teams to create aerospace design projects to solve real-world problems.
March 25, 2019 11:18pm
Following the U.S. State Department’s designation of the College as a top producer of Fulbright scholars, Dartmouth students and alumni have also encountered success with other selective scholarship programs. Aaron Karp GR’19, and Rex Woodbury ’15 have been named recipients of the Luce and Knight-Hennessy scholarships, respectively.
March 25, 2019 10:43pm
Carol Folt, whose 30-year tenure at Dartmouth included serving as provost and interim president of the College, was named the next president of the University of Southern California on Wednesday.
March 4, 2019 6:25pm
The U.S. State Department has named Dartmouth a top producer of Fulbright students for the 2018-19 year, along with all the other Ivy League schools save for Cornell University.
March 24, 2019 9:44am
History came to life on Friday during the re-argument of Dartmouth College v. Woodward, the landmark 1819 Supreme Court case that preserved Dartmouth’s status as a private college and strengthened constitutional protections against state interference in contracts. Several hundred alumni and community members filled Alumni Hall for the event, which was part of the ongoing celebration of the 250th anniversary of the College’s founding.
March 3, 2019 11:08pm
Environmental sustainability, historical preservation, protection of green or open spaces, and improved access to the center of campus will take center stage as guiding precepts for the next two decades. On Monday, Dartmouth will embark on a nine-month process to create a master plan that will inform campus planning for the next 20 years.
February 28, 2019 7:57pm
Dartmouth community members now have the opportunity to publicly record their volunteering hours. Through the Call to Serve, a year-long initiative that asks the Dartmouth community to contribute a collective 250,000 hours of public service, the Alumni Council hopes to prove that universities can be at the heart of change. Participants can choose to volunteer at projects located near them and log their service hours through the Call to Serve website.
February 28, 2019 8:03pm
The state legislature will vote soon on a bill that would repeal the death penalty in New Hampshire.
February 27, 2019 8:23pm
In response to a Student Assembly resolution and a subsequent meeting with SA leadership regarding racist vandalism found in dorms in Oct. 2018 and more recent racist emails targeting students and faculty, interim dean of the College Kathryn Lively publicly responded with a letter detailing three action items that Student Affairs was committed to taking in the coming weeks and months.
February 27, 2019 8:39pm
A team of students from the Tuck School of Business was awarded first prize in the Global Universities Challenge at the World Government Summit in Dubai this month. The competition asked participants to craft a 10-year plan for the sustainable development of the fictional Middle Eastern country of “Urmania,” according to executive director of the Tuck’s Center for Business, Government and Society John McKinley, who served as the faculty adviser for Tuck’s challenge team.