Lucia McGloin


Students launch Student Assembly campaigns

Campaigning for Student Assembly elections began today at midnight, and voting will take place next Monday. Frank Cunningham ’16 and Jake Gaba ’16 will be vying for the title of student body president.

Seth Holmes gives a lecture about migrant farmers and their health outcomes.

Holmes delivers lecture on U.S. migrant farming

For few academics does the term “fieldwork” entail working in an actual field. Seth Holmes, in contrast to many of his colleagues, spent months working with indigenous Mexican migrant farmers as he conducted research for his 2013 book “Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States.”

Professor Ryan Hickox a leader in astronomical research

Gautam Babu ’16 said he was inspired to study astronomy after witnessing physics and astronomy professor Ryan Hickox’s palpable excitement and dedication on the first day of his class. Afterward, he said he knew for sure that he wanted to pursue an astronomy major.

Student Assembly prepares for new leadership

With election season for Student Assembly set to begin in the coming weeks, the tenures of student body president Casey Dennis ’15 and vice president Frank Cunningham ’16 are coming to a close. In preparation for new leadership, Dennis and Cunningham said this term they are designing tools to sustain momentum in the Assembly, including the institution of a new financial structure, solidifying committees to continue their campaigns for both sexual assault prevention and mental health awareness and strengthening the Assembly’s relationship with College administrators and the Board of Trustees.

Student Assembly sees greater participation

Participation in Student Assembly doubled this year to 95, and the executive board expanded from seven to 15 members. This growth, along with two campus campaigns and smaller initiatives, like a debate on the D-Plan and dinner between student leaders and the Board of Trustees, mark highlights of the Assembly’s fall term.

Wopinski '15 elected register of probate

In 2012, Paul Finkelstein ’13 ran for Grafton County sheriff and lost. This Election Day, Michael Wopinski ’15 fared better, and was appointed to Grafton County register of probate.

Repairs to golf course close country club

Drainage problems and a fairway upgrade caused the Hanover Country Club to end the golf season early, closing Oct. 5 to accommodate multiple renovation projects, said athletics director for facilities and operations Richard Whitmore, who is overseeing construction. The renovations will conclude by late November or early December, before the ground freezes.

New DHMC policy tightens security

Enhanced security policies at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center’s Lebanon campus began on Monday, restricting entry and requiring visitor registration during evening and overnight visiting hours. The initiative comes not in response to a particular incident but part of a national trend to increase hospital security, DHMC spokesperson Mike Barwell said.

New program links Tuck, IMD

A leadership program focused on executive education, run through the Tuck School of Business and Switzerland’s International Institute for Management Development, will launch next spring. The program, separate from Tuck’s full-time MBA program, aims to help experienced managers with more than 10 years of experience transition into business leadership positions, associate dean for executive education Sydney Finkelstein said.

Grant supports Geisel research

More than $3 million from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute will support Geisel research on the effectiveness of health care delivery strategies.

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