Mary Winters




Futures: Lost and Found

Lately, I have spent more time than ever before thinking about the future — not just my individual plans, but what the concept of the future means.


Q&A with history professor Golnar Nikpour

One of 32 new faculty members at the College, history professor Golnar Nikpour brings her specialty in modern Iranian political and intellectual history to the department. She has extensively explored questions of power, rights, and incarceration in her interdisciplinary studies, which have focused on Middle Eastern and North African history, Islamic studies, critical prison studies and women and gender studies. Nikpour received her bachelor’s degree from Barnard College and her Ph.D. from Columbia University. She is currently teaching a class on gender in the modern Middle East and North Africa, and will teach a history seminar on the global history of human rights. 


Directorate for 2019 First-Year Trips selected

With hopeful prospective ’23s having just submitted their applications to the College, planning for the Dartmouth Outing Club First-Year Trips program for 2019 is well underway. Trips director Maddy Waters ’19 and assistant director Dorothy Qu ’19 have been joined by a directorate of 10 Croo Captains and 10 Coordinators.


English FSP at King's College London is cancelled

There will be no English foreign study program to London this fall. The English department’s popular FSP to King’s College London will not be offered in 2019 because King’s terminated its contract with Dartmouth.


Early decision cycle sees increase in applications

Henry Mans ’23 wanted to go to college in a small town connected to nature. A recently-accepted student from Edina, Minn., Mans said that Dartmouth was his first choice school because of its size, location and academic strength. “It was big for me to be in a more rural place,” he said.

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