Diana Ming


Daily Debriefing

On Friday, Emory University officials announced that administrators had knowingly misreported admissions data including SAT and ACT scores, class rank and grade point averages of incoming students for at least 12 years, Inside Higher Ed reported.

Dartmouth alums. return from Olympics without medals

The 2012 Summer Olympics came to an official end on Sunday for thousands of world-class athletes, including four Dartmouth alumni who represented the United States in the London Games. Erik Storck '07 and his crewman Trevor Moore finished 15th out of 20 in the overall standings in the men's 49er, a sailing event that requires athletes to compete in 15 races. Storck, the skipper, and Moore sailed their first two races on July 30, coming in sixth in their first race and 10th in their second.


The Champions Among Us

From the watch parties to the tails themes to the all-too-common Collis lunch debates over Michael Phelps or Ryan Lochte (Team Lochte here, duh), it seems pretty obvious that campus has caught Olympic fever.


"Voices" speaker talks climate change

Diana Ming / The Dartmouth Staff Climate change regardless of its polarizing nature must return to the center of political debate because of its pressing consequences for both the international and national community, Special Envoy for Climate Change at the State Department Todd Stern '73 said in the fourth talk in this summer's "Leading Voices in Foreign Policy" lecture series on Thursday. Despite the "drumbeat of evidence" that the earth is experiencing global warming, public consciousness of the issue of climate change has decreased, Stern said.


Jamboree raises $2,500 for Junction teen center

Jenny Che / The Dartmouth Staff Students, families and community members congregated on the Green for an afternoon of outdoor activities, student performances and barbecue at Saturday's Jamboree for the Junction, a philanthropy event organized by the summer Panhellenic Council.


Hop previews acts and artists for upcoming Year of the Arts

From political sketch comedy to classical baroque chamber music, the upcoming 2012-2013 season at the Hopkins Center will host an impressive collection of musical acts, theater groups and performance artists, with the intention of making the Hop's 50th anniversary an unforgettable year-long celebration as part of the Year of the Arts initiative announced in June. At Wednesday's visiting artist season preview, Hop programming director Margaret Lawrence presented next year's featured acts to a packed audience of students and community members in Moore Theater. "This summer already has been a sign of great things to come," Lawrence said.

Recent graduate dies suddenly in Hanover

A female member of the Class of 2012 died in Hanover on Thursday, according to a campus-wide email sent by interim College President Carol Folt and Dean of the College Charlotte Johnson.


Concerns rise for LGBT faculty

Emily Leede / The Dartmouth Staff Despite the recent announcement of several high-profile staff departures, vice president of the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity Evelyn Ellis said that there is "no clear sense of mass exodus" of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender faculty and staff at the College.

Swimming and diving named Scholar All-American team

On July 10, the Big Green men's and women's swimming and diving teams were recognized as Scholar All-America teams by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America, proving the squads to be competitive forces in both the pool and the classroom. The CSCAA Team Scholar All-American honor is awarded to swimming and diving teams that have earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher for both the fall and spring semesters, according to the association's website. For the spring, the Big Green men were ranked fourth academically, and the women sit at 22nd place out of the qualifying Division I teams.


Prouty raises $2.4 million for cancer

Courtesy of Philippa Martinez-Berrier Over 5,000 participants and 1,100 volunteers came out in full force on Saturday to walk, bike, row and volunteer at the 31st annual Prouty fundraiser, raising approximately $2.4 million for patient services and cancer research at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center's Norris Cotton Cancer Center, according to Prouty Executive Director Jean Brown.