A pretrial conference is set to be held on Feb. 19 to establish a schedule of events as proceedings continue in the $70 million sexual misconduct lawsuit against the College.
January 24, 2019 9:02pm
On Tuesday afternoon, democratic Washington governor Jay Inslee spoke to Dartmouth students on the importance of combating climate change. Inslee is “very close” to making a decision about running for president, he told the gathered students and community members.
January 24, 2019 9:01pm
A Dartmouth research team has found that a compound discovered at Yale University to treat Alzheimer’s disease could be a potential therapy for prion diseases — a family of neurodegenerative diseases.
January 24, 2019 10:20am
Imagine a place where Dartmouth students can view anything from a Fiji mermaid to avant-garde art and Ancient Roman coins right on campus. That will soon become possible as the Hood Museum of Art re-opens on Jan. 26 after a three-year renovation.
January 23, 2019 7:57pm
On Jan. 15, the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning announced that design thinking lecturer Eugene Korsunskiy and Thayer School of Engineering professor Peter Robbie won the 2018 Apgar Award for Innovation in Teaching for their “Senior Design Challenge” course. The new two-term course, Engineering 15.02, “Senior Design Challenge,” provides students with the opportunity to create solutions to real world issues, forge connections in industry and hone professional skills.
January 23, 2019 7:54pm
Those who knew Audrey Geisel, wife of Theodor Seuss Geisel ’25 and founder of Dr. Seuss Enterprises, remember her as an infectiously warm, “whimsical” presence with a remarkable savvy for business.
January 22, 2019 10:14pm
On Monday night, comedian and social justice activist Franchesca Ramsey delivered the keynote address at the College’s 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Feature Presentation. Over the weekend and in the upcoming weeks, Dartmouth held and will hold events ranging from presentations on topics such as mental health and sexual assault to films centered around social justice.
January 23, 2019 8:23pm
Befuddled diners, rejoice. The mystery of “One” is over.
January 21, 2019 7:43pm
The current border wall between the U.S. and Mexico — constructed over the last 13 years under the Secure Fence Act of 2006 — barely affects migration patterns between the two countries and harms the U.S. economy, according to a working paper recently published by Dartmouth professor of economics Treb Allen and his colleagues at Stanford University.
January 21, 2019 7:42pm
Vaccines were first introduced two centuries ago as a disease prevention mechanism. Since then, medical professionals have used them routinely for their consistently safe and beneficial effects. However, recent research by mathematics professor Feng Fu and graduate student Xingru Chen has demonstrated that decreasing vaccination rates in developed countries are worsened by the hysteresis effect.
January 18, 2019 1:11pm
Dartmouth Outing Club First-Year Trips director Maddy Waters ’19 and assistant director Dorothy Qu ’19 announced the 2019 Trips directorate on Friday morning.
January 17, 2019 10:11pm
Former interim College President Carol Folt announced her resignation from her position as chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Monday. Folt also announced that she had ordered the removal of a Confederate statue on campus out of safety concerns.
January 18, 2019 12:07pm
Following a long delay, construction officially began this past Monday on a new building on campus. Contractors began laying down hardpack to allow for the movement of heavy vehicles for the 70,000-square-foot indoor athletic facility to be located near Thompson Arena and Bernstein Field, adjacent to the Boss Tennis Center.
January 16, 2019 9:43pm
Jake Sullivan, a former top advisor in the Obama Administration, participated in a conversation Wednesday with Ambassador Daniel Benjamin, the director of the Dickey Center for International Understanding, in Filene Auditorium.
January 17, 2019 10:07pm
Some of the College’s most scenic trails will be closed as trees are removed to improve the health of the century-old and dying Pine Park. The project is set to start at the beginning of February if weather conditions hold and will last two to four weeks, according to associate director of Facilities Operation and Management Tim McNamara ’78 A&S ’12.
January 17, 2019 10:18pm
Around 70 members of the Dartmouth community crowded into Spaulding Auditorium on Jan. 16 for the quarterly town hall meeting.
January 16, 2019 9:46pm
On Jan. 2, House Bill 101 — which would allow school districts to regulate firearms in school zones — was introduced by seven Democrats in the New Hampshire House of Representatives.