Ralf Horlemann, the consul general of Germany, spoke yesterday at the Rockefeller Center about German-Jewish relations. The lecture, entitled “Remembrance and Hope — Past, Present and Future of German-Jewish Relations,” drew parallels between the historical treatment of Jews in Germany and the treatment of Syrian refugees in the ongoing crisis.
The Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute, located in Troy, N.Y., has decided to adopt an academic schedule much like the College’s D-Plan that will include a summer term similar to sophomore summer at Dartmouth.
This year’s Summer Enrichment at Dartmouth program, or SEAD, concluded last Friday after two weeks. The program seeks to help high performing high school students from lower-income backgrounds succeed in both high school and college, according to the organization’s website. The organization recruits Dartmouth students as volunteers and year round interns to act as mentors and academic coaches for the program, which has taken place in Hanover for two weeks every July since 2001.
After hearing about her midwest conservative upbringing, one might be surprised to learn that Elizabeth Klinger ’10 created Lioness, a company focused on creating a vibrator for women, with her business partner James Wang ’10.
Last night, students, professors and members of the Hanover community gathered for a panel in Filene Auditorium that focused on the future of the 2016 presidential race following the Iowa caucus and the New Hampshire primary. Government professors Linda Fowler, Joseph Bafumi and Dean Lacy discussed the concept of gender, experience and electability in relation to the presidential race in their discussion mediated by Ronald Shaiko, associate director of the Rockefeller Center for Public Policy.
The 20,550 regular decision applications received for the class of 2020 barely exceeded the 20,507 applications submitted for the Class of 2019. Last year, regular decision applications increased by six percent from the previous year.
Economics professor Charles Wheelan ’88 led the third annual “Global Policy Practicum to Jordan and Israel” this past interim. The Rockefeller Center for Public Policy funds the annual trip, a component of the Public Policy 85 class, as part of the College’s experiential learning initiatives.
Administrators involved with the development of the “Moving Dartmouth Forward” policy initiative said at the end of the fall term that they feel satisfied with the progress of the plan so far.