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Dartmouth students attended the Inter-Ivy First-Generation Students' Conference.

Students attend 1vyG conference at Harvard

Three-hundred and fifty college students, administrators, alumni, experts and community partners from around the country came together at Harvard University to celebrate the first-generation college student identity during the second annual Inter-Ivy First-Generation Students’ conference last weekend.

Nepal summit discusses efforts

From Feb. 18 to Feb. 20, Dartmouth will host the 2016 Leila and Melville Straus 1960 Family Symposium focused on the rebuilding efforts and response to the April 2015 and May 2015 earthquakes in Nepal. The 7.8-magnitude earthquake and the 7.3-magnitude earthquakes both devastated Nepal, creating a humanitarian crisis where over 8,000 people were killed and over two million people were displaced.


Students, faculty reflect on the #BlackLivesMatter movement

Emerging in 2012 from a social media hashtag, the slogan “Black Lives Matter” has become a rallying cry for larger issues related to police brutality, racial injustice and structural oppression that many feel disproportionately affect black communities. Many Dartmouth students, faculty, and staff have answered this rallying cry, participating in protests and demonstrations to stand in solidarity with the BLM movement and against alleged institutional oppression at the College.

Montgomery fellows at College

Klaus Milich, senior lecturer of American literary and cultural studies, began his term as the director of the Montgomery Fellows Program on Jan.1. He was announced as the new director last November.

Alums and students attend, participate in COP21

Dartmouth alumni, faculty and students were among the many delegates and attendees at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris. After approximately two weeks of negotiations and meetings, the conference culminated in 195 countries adopting the first legally binding and universal agreement on slowing global warming.

Despite rumors amongst students and online, there were no official reports of violence at Thursday's Black Lives Matter protest.

College sees no official reports of violence at protest, despite rumors

Thursday’s Blackout demonstration, organized by Dartmouth’s chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, has sparked controversy after allegations of physical assault were made by users of social media outlets, like the anonymous messaging app Yik Yak, and later in an editorial in The Dartmouth Review, which on Monday gained traction from some national media outlets.

College has highest student-athlete graduation rate in NCAA Division I

In the NCAA’s recently released data from its annual student-athlete graduation rate survey, the College, along with Samford University, led Division I institutions with Graduation Success Rates of 99 percent for student-athletes who enrolled in 2008. This rate is 13 percent above the GSR for all of Division I athletics.

Big Green alum to lead the Phillies as general manager

Former Big Green starting shortstop and baseball team captain Matt Klentak ’02 was named as the general manager and vice president of the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday — at 35, that makes him the youngest general manager in team history.