Ben (’23) is from Leesburg, Virginia. He plans on majoring in economics or computer science. At the College, he is involved with The Dartmouth and DIPP.
Over 420 Dartmouth faculty, staff and alumni have made donations.
While Dartmouth’s faculty has been operating largely in a remote format since March, faculty interest in conducting research has remained high. Despite the constraints of remote operations, applications for research grant proposals increased by more than 40% during the pandemic.
With three weeks remaining in the fall term and graduation quickly approaching, some seniors have already secured post-graduation jobs, while others are still deep in the search. Amid the pandemic, this year’s recruiting process has been very different than in years past.
The newly funded Dartmouth Innovations Accelerator for Cancer, which has now begun accepting applications, aims to support cancer researchers in bringing their academic projects to the commercial world. The project, announced on Sept. 28, has received $1.4 million in donations from a group of five Dartmouth alumni and will attempt to raise $15 million by 2022.