Institute of Arctic Studies: Climate and Polar Initiatives

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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An Intern From Kuwait Finds Moments to Treasure at Dartmouth

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.

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Dartmouth Study Abroad Yields a World in Photos

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 Frank J. Guarini Institute for International Education, the home of Dartmouth College's Academic Off-Campus Programs, sponsors an annual photography contest for students to display images they’ve taken during their academic off-campus experiences.

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"Innovative Scholar" Joins New Globalization Cluster

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 to engineering in the Arctic and in the digital humanities.

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