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  • 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,...

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  • 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...

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  • 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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  • After a summer in Kosovo conducting a national study of women’s access to health care, four Dartmouth students had the chance to present their policy report to the country’s former president, Atifete Jahjaga, who was in residence at Dartmouth as a Montgomery Fellow.

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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...

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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 for selective...

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