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The College will now require that an athletic recruit's credentials be reviewed and approved by an administrator, according to spokesperson Diana Lawrence.

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College to alter admissions practice

April 3, 2019 11:41pm

Dartmouth will change its practices to protect the integrity of the admissions process for incoming athletes following a federal investigation that uncovered a widespread college admissions scandal and resulted in the arrest of 50 people.


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CPD employer fair offered few public policy, social sciences options

April 4, 2019 12:33am

On Tuesday, the Center for Professional Development hosted 55 companies, firms and organizations at its Employer Connections Fair in the Hopkins Center for the Performing Arts. The fair included representatives from the finance, consulting education and technology sectors; however, the fair offered comparatively few public policy or social science opportunities.


Dick’s House diagnosed 63 cases of the flu in 2019, which is more than double the number of any of the previous three years.

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Influenza cases on campus spiked over winter term

April 1, 2019 10:27pm

If you were stricken with the flu this winter, you were not alone on campus. Dick’s House diagnosed 63 cases of the flu in 2019 — over double the number of any of the previous three years — according to director of clinical medical services Ann Bracken.  


Alexis Abramson, a Case Western Reserve University professor, will be the next dean of Thayer. (Hilary Bovay/Courtesy of the Office of Communications) 

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Alexis Abramson to be next dean of Thayer

April 2, 2019 1:23am

For the second time in its 150-year history, the Thayer School of Engineering will be led by a woman. The College announced today that Alexis Abramson, a Case Western Reserve University engineering professor and former Department of Energy scientist, will become dean of the school on June 17.


 
Marcelo Gleiser was recently named the 2019 Recipient of the Templeton Prize. (Courtesy of Marcelo Gleiser)

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Physics professor Marcelo Gleiser wins Templeton Prize

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.


A team of eight students from the Thayer School of Engineering was named a finalist in NASA's BIG Idea Challenge.

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Students advance in NASA competition

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.


Rex Woodbury '15 has been named a recipient of the Knight Hennessy Scholarship. (Courtesy of Rex Woodbury) 

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Dartmouth student and alum receive scholarships

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. 


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A note from the Publisher

March 26, 2019 7:05pm

Founded in 1799, The Dartmouth is America’s oldest college newspaper. Since its beginnings in the 18th century, the newspaper has undergone numerous changes.