For at least the next five years, Dartmouth students will still have the opportunity to travel to and work at the American University of Kuwait.
Dartmouth’s graduate schools will not be left out of the College’s recently-announced $3 billion capital campaign, “The Call to Lead.” The campaign includes specific fundraising goals for Dartmouth’s graduate and professional schools that will provide financial support for their programs and initiatives.
The City of Light will now host more than one Dartmouth study abroad program. This upcoming summer term, 18 students will travel to Paris, France to participate in the inaugural Afro/Black Paris: The African Diaspora and the City of Light foreign study program, offered by the African and African American studies program. The Afro/Black Paris FSP consists of three courses taught in English, and focuses on the cultural, historical and social significance of African descendants in France, which is a region of the African diaspora, according to professor and faculty director of the Afro/Black Paris FSP Trica Keaton. According to Keaton, national curator of African art at the Ministère de la Culture Laurella Rinçon will teach one of the courses focused on the representations of Afro-descendant people in national museums, while Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme professor Françoise Vergès will teach a second course on slavery and colonialism in France.
The University Press of New England board of governors voted on Apr. 17 to dissolve the publishing consortium and wind down operations by December.
The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation awarded three Dartmouth faculty members Guggenheim Fellowships on Apr.