News & Events

  • Nadav Samin, Senior Lecturer in History has received the 2016 British-Kuwait Friendship Society prize for his book, Of Sand or Soil: Genealogy and Tribal Belonging in Saudi Arabia. The annual prize is awarded for outstanding works in English on the Middle East. Read the full article here

  • In a new interview series airing on CanalEuropa, Annabel Martin, Associate Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies, Spanish and Portuguese, and Comparative Literature and Director of Dartmouth’s Gender Research Institute, reflects on gender as an instrument of change in the global context. Watch the interview here




  • “Hidden Monsters: Obscured AGN and Connections to Galaxy Evolution” was the theme of the third international astrophysics seminar held at Dartmouth this year in collaboration with the Matariki Network. Dartmouth is one of the seven founding members of the Matariki Network of Universities, which was established in 2011 to enable partner universities to enhance research collaborations, share ideas and expertise, and create innovative student and faculty exchange programs.

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  • Sarah Waltcher ’16 has been named a Rhodes Scholar—one of 32 Americans among 95 top students from around the world chosen to pursue graduate studies at the University of Oxford next year.

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  • The Institute was founded in 1989 to study the environmental, cultural, and political aspects of the North as well the impact of climate change. Dartmouth’s tradition of Northern Studies continues at the Institute, a crossroads for interdisciplinary research, discussion, and education in polar studies.

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  • A senior majoring in English at the American University of Kuwait (AUK), Budour AlAnsari recently completed a four-week summer internship at Dartmouth’s Office of Communications. During her internship, AlAnsari has had a chance to speak with local police officers and officers from the College’s Safety and Security Department. She plans to add their voices, alongside those of Kuwaiti policewomen she will interview, in writing her senior thesis. She plans to become a police officer in Kuwait...

  • View the full set of study abroad photos at Dartmouth flickr, complete with captions by the students commenting on their images and their experiences.

    Dartmouth sends more than half of its undergraduates to study off campus each year. In the course of their travels they often photograph some amazing places. To share those views with a wider audience,...

  • The first hire for the faculty cluster Challenges and Opportunities of Globalization arrived in Hanover this August: Treb Allen, who will be an associate professor of economics and a distinguished associate professor of economics and globalization.

    The cluster is one of 10 interdisciplinary groups being created as part of President Hanlon’s academic initiative to extend Dartmouth’s impact on important and complex global challenges—from cracking the neural code and alleviating poverty...

  • Research assistant professor Tania Convertini is working with the Media Ecology Project to preserve and study a 1960s-era Italian television show that helped bring literacy to the masses. 

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  • From Brazil, Pakistan, Kenya, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Jamaica, this year’s King scholars have arrived at Dartmouth.

    Now in its fourth year, the King Scholar Leadership Program was started with a gift from Dorothy and Robert King ’57 to help address the problem of global poverty by establishing a scholarship program for exceptional students from developing countries.

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