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Only 8 courses to be taught fully in person this winter

This winter, students will once again have few opportunities for on-campus instruction, with about 1% of course section offerings available fully in person. Only eight undergraduate courses will have at least one section with fully in-person instruction in the winter, down from 10 offered fully in person this fall.


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As case count remains low, COVID-19 dashboard monitors pandemic on campus

While Dartmouth’s reopening has so far gone smoothly with only six cumulative cases since July 1, the College has identified certain key benchmarks for when it may need to reevaluate its reopening plan. Since its debut ahead of students’ return to campus this fall, the COVID-19 reporting dashboard has allowed the Dartmouth community to follow relevant testing, quarantine and isolation data. 






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Without membership dues, local sororities struggle to make insurance payments

As the global economy continues to experience losses, Dartmouth’s local sororities — none of which charged dues this term — are struggling to pay off their insurance premiums. A coalition of local sororities has banded together to negotiate a reduction or delay of insurance payments with the College’s administration.


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Students, faculty give first impressions of online classes

Dartmouth, like many other colleges and universities, has responded to the global spread of COVID-19 by transitioning to remote instruction for all spring term classes. As the first week of classes draws to a close, many professors and students have said they were satisfied with their remote classes, though a number of students experienced complications.



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Sophomore rush, ‘frat ban’ give freshmen unique Greek experience

Dartmouth has recently attempted to overcome preconceptions about its social environment, especially after College President Phil Hanlon took office. At Dartmouth, students may not rush a Greek house until their sophomore year, and they may not enter Greek houses during the first six weeks of their freshman year.