Zac Hardwick


Increased admissions programming coincides with a fall influx of prospective students.

Specialized tours hit new stops

Almost 400 visitors crossed the Green this weekend during the last of three “fall information days” run by the admissions office.

Unspoken use of private consultants affects admissions

As hundreds of thousands of high school students draft and edit their early decision applications, due in little more than a month, these expensive services say they provide an advantage in the process. Last year, more than 31,000 students applied early action or early decision to the eight Ivy League schools — 1,678 to Dartmouth.

Pilot advising program continues

A full cycle of students, 100 members of the Class of 2016, have completed the Advising 360 program, which continues until students declare their major sophomore year and receive a major faculty advisor.

Freshman Athlete Preview: One-on-One with Daniel Hazlett

This week, The Dartmouth sat down with incoming men’s soccer player Daniel Hazlett ’18. In his senior year, Hazlett led the Hanover High School men’s soccer team to an undefeated season and a Division I state championship. He was also named the Gatorade New Hampshire Boys Soccer Player of the Year for the fall season. He’ll join the varsity soccer team after his Dartmouth Outing Club freshman trip: hiking three, through the White Mountains.

Students prepare for Fantasy Football

While Dartmouth has no official fantasy football league, smaller groups of students organize through fraternity houses, student organizations and friend groups to create their own competitions. At Kappa Kappa Kappa Fraternity, for example, members of the house gather during the NFL preseason for a brothers-only draft and fantasy tournament, Joon Baak ’15, member of Tri-Kap, said. Brothers also email invites to house alumni, he said.

Experts react to assault summit

A week after the conclusion of the Dartmouth Summit on Sexual Assault, national experts and Dartmouth faculty and students interviewed spoke in generally positive terms about the event. Participants and national leaders in the field praised the College for the wide variety of expert attendees but also urged a continued focus on the dynamics of sexual assault, not just compliance with federal policies and regulations.

Ameer will be interim Dean of the College

Senior associate Dean of the College Inge-Lise Ameer will assume the role of interim Dean of the College on Aug. 1, College President Phil Hanlon announced in an email Wednesday morning. Ameer will take the place of Charlotte Johnson, who will depart to become vice president for student affairs and dean of students at Scripps College in Claremont, California.

Rhimes '91 addresses graduates at 2014 Commencement

About 13,500 people gathered on the Green Sunday morning to celebrate Commencement, at which 1,116 students received undergraduate degrees. In her address to the graduates, screenwriter Shonda Rhimes ’91 emphasized the importance of action over dreams, maintaining perspective and understanding that no one is perfect.