(Paul Mirengoff) “Why could we not expel a student based on an allegation” of serious sexual misconduct?” asked Amanda Childress, the Sexual Assault Awareness Program coordinator at Dartmouth College. As posed, the question is aspirational. Show More Summary
With their wacky insinuations about possible violence: We, the Concerned Asian, Black, Latin@, Native, Undocumented, Queer, and Differently-Abled students at Dartmouth College, seek to eradicate systems of oppression as they affect marginalized communities on this campus. Show More Summary
From Dartmouth College and the irascible Lonnie Thompson of OSU, who still ‘publicly’ thinks in PR that Kilmanjaro and Peru’s Quelccaya glaciers are affected by temperature, not sublimation due to lack of precipitation. See below for the Climategate email that makes … Continue reading ?
(Savage Minds is pleased to run this essay by guest blogger Sienna R. Craig as part of our Writers’ Workshop series. Sienna is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Dartmouth College. In addition to her 2012 book Healing Elements: Efficacy and the Social Ecologies of Tibetan Medicine, she is also author of the lush ethnographic memoir Horses Like Lightning: […]
A Dartmouth College student has been identified and is being disciplined by the school for writing an anonymous post on the campus site Bored at Baker that encouraged the rape of a fellow student. Read more...
(Reuters) - A member of the ski team at a prestigious U.S. college collapsed and died over the weekend from unknown causes while competing in a cross-country ski race in Vermont, a spokesman for Dartmouth College said on Sunday.
(Scott Johnson) On Thursday night unrepentant terrorist Bill Ayers and Dinesh D’Souza engaged on the subject “what’s so great about America?” at Dartmouth College courtesy of Young America’s Foundation. They met on stage before a large audience at Spaulding Auditorium at the college’s Hopkins Center. Show More Summary
College professor and self-professed radical Bill Ayers and conservative activist and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza will come together on Thursday at Dartmouth College for what promises to be an epic debate about American greatness. Watch live as these two polar opposites slug it out over what, if anything, is “so great about America?”
(Paul Mirengoff) Dartmouth College has a new provost, Carolyn Dever. The provost is a key, perhaps the key, player at an academic institution. She creates and maintains academic standards and sets the academic direction of the college. Show More Summary
Dartmouth College said on Thursday that it had joined edX, the massive open online course provider established by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dartmouth will offer its first MOOC this fall, and three...Show More Summary
“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Martin Luther King, Jr. Two campus conservatives were barred from attending the Dartmouth College MLK strategy session last week. They were different. The College Fix reported: Two conservative Dartmouth College students who … Continue reading ?
To document his 100-day study abroad program in China, Dartmouth College student Jake Gaba danced on camera in 91 places around the country, much to the amusement and/or befuddlement of locals. video via Devon and Jake’s Symbiotic Studios via Tastefully Offensive
New dye is more effective in detecting, measuring unique lipid in cell membranesA team that includes Dartmouth College researchers has discovered a new way to detect cardiolipin, a key indicator of heart diseases and some genetic disorders.The...Show More Summary
A team that includes Dartmouth College researchers has discovered a new way to detect cardiolipin, a key indicator of heart diseases and some genetic disorders. The results, which appear in the journal Analytical Chemistry, may eventually help to diagnose these conditions earlier on and to provide real-time monitoring of cardiolipin levels. read more
Some kind soul has scanned some comics Mindy Kaling did for Dartmouth College's student paper The Dartmouth in the early oughts and put them on a Tumblr. Her strip was called "Badly Drawn Girl" and now you have something to do for a few minutes. [h/t The Hairpin] Read more...
When Dartmouth College undergrad Jake Gaba embarked on his three-month semester abroad in China, he wanted to find a special way to document his experience. Skipping over the obvious choices, like a Facebook album or travel blog, he opted instead to film himself dancing across the country over the course of 100 days. Show More Summary
Dartmouth College student Jake Gaba filmed himself dancing across China to Bruno Mars’s “Treasure” for 100 days during a fall study abroad program in Beijing. Sporting rainbow shorts, he moonwalks through the campus of Beijing Normal...Show More Summary
An email sent last week to the Dartmouth College listserve for campus-wide events reveals that five high level members of the school's Panhellenic Council intended to boycott this season's sorority rush because of "clear flaws" in the...Show More Summary
The second year of an unprecedented balloon campaign in Antarctica has just begun. The NASA-funded mission – called the Balloon Array for Radiation belt Relativistic Electron Losses, or BARREL – is led by Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H. The mission is unique, as it relies not on one gigantic balloon, but on many smaller ones, 20 in total. read more
Though we may be film school rejects, one person who definitely didn’t get turned away at admissions when he signed up for classes was Werner Herzog. The director has been an artist in residence at Dartmouth College for the past semester, working with film students on their projects and giving screenings and seminars on his own films. Show More Summary