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  • Dartmouth is hosting 25 Mandela Washington Fellows between June 19 and July 31, as part of President Barack Obama’s Young Africa Leaders Initiative (YALI). The program at Dartmouth will provide academic coursework, leadership training, mentoring, and professional opportunities to African leaders between the ages of 25 and 35. Attendees include leaders from 17 countries in a broad range of fields, including business, technology, education, and the arts.  

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  • Two scholars from Kosovo visited Dartmouth’s Gender Research Institute (GRID) in March and April, 2016 to participate in its annual Spring Seminar and to strengthen ties between GRID and the University of Pristina (UP) Gender Research and Studies Center. Their visit was supported by Transformational Leadership, a USAID and Government of Kosovo program aimed at building capacity at UP.  They were joined by three other scholars from the University of...

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  • A delegation of five from Dartmouth traveled to Uppsala, Sweden to attend the Matariki Network of Universities’ Global Citizenship Workshop.  Network members institutions include Dartmouth, Durham (UK), Uppsala, Tuebingen (Germany), Queen’s (Canada), University of Otago (New Zealand), and University of Western Australia. Assistant Provost for Academic Initiatives Laurel Stavis, Dickey Center Associate Director for Programs and Research and Adjunct Professor Melody Brown Burkins (PhD ’98),...

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  • The World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have issued guidelines for travelers in areas affected by the Zika Virus. The mosquito-borne disease, while relatively mild or asymptomatic in most people, has been suspected in complications among pregnant women. For those who anticipate travel to...

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  • Beginning in spring 2016, the Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Initiatives will offer a Global Research Grants Program that expands its existing Faculty International Research Travel Grants to include up to four Global Exploratory/Development Grants each year. The Program supports and enhances international research activities by providing funding...

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  • The International Research Travel Grant offers funding for Dartmouth professors to capitalize on unique opportunities for scholarship. Recently, seven Dartmouth professors returned from locations around the world after productive research trips. Their trips are summarized here:

    Ada Cohen

    Professor of Art History Ada Cohen traveled to the United Kingdom, where she examined and photographed works or art and other artifacts for two projects: an upcoming essay on...

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  • Two Dartmouth students were recently selected for the prestigious Schwarzman Scholars program. Jacob Gaba and Jordyn Turner, both members of the Dartmouth Class of 2016, will join 109 students from around the world to study at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China for one year. They will earn master’s degrees with concentrations in public policy, economics and international study. To read more about their achievement, visit...

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  • Dartmouth President Philip J. Hanlon congratulated Queen’s University on the 2015 Nobel Prize in physics jointly awarded to Queen’s Professor Emeritus Arthur McDonald and University of Tokyo Professor Takaaki Fajita. McDonald’s and Fajita's research found proof of neutrino oscillations, showing that neutrinos have mass. President Hanlon wrote, "it is a special privilege to acknowledge this honor, since it embodies the principles of international collaboration upon which the...

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  • A team of Tuck students and Dartmouth undergraduates recently met with Dr. Ramadan Zejnullahu, Rector of the University of Pristina (Kosovo), to discuss their work in Pristina through Tuck’s OnSite Global Consulting program. Led by Tuck Professor of Business Administration Steve Powell, the team is working with the University’s Faculty of Economics on programs that will strengthen the curriculum and build a bilateral exchange of scholars over the coming years. Their work in Kosovo is part of...

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  • The current King Scholars are, seated, from left, Loveridge Bere '18, Marc Sepama '17, and Eric Iradakunda '17, and standing, from left, Cherrie Kandie '18 and Faith Rotich '18. Not pictured is Theo Wilson '17. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)

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