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  • Vietnam War scholar Edward Miller relived a dramatic moment in the war alongside veteran and then-Secretary of State John Kerry last month when they tracked down the site of a controversial 1969 Viet Cong ambush on U.S. Swift boats under Kerry’s command. Miller is co-founder of the Dartmouth Vietnam Project, and is advising on Ken Burns’ upcoming film “Vietnam.”

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  • Aldo Arellano ’17 spent last summer in Iceland, mostly looking at tiny insects to get a big picture: how midge flies affect the ecosystem in the Nordic island nation.

    Arellano was working in the field with an interdisciplinary student team researching the ecology of Iceland’s Lake Mývatn. They studied midge flies and their role in the food webs, in the water and on the land. Mývatn is Icelandic for “the lake of midges,” aptly named for the huge numbers of the tiny insects that hatch...

  • Jeremy Rutter, Sherman Fairchild Professor Emeritus in the Humanities and Professor Emeritus of Classical Studies, recently received an honorary doctorate from Uppsala University in Sweden recognizing his contributions to archaeology and his mentorship of more than two generations of scholars.

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  • Eric Fossum, Professor at the Thayer School of Engineering, Director of Thayer’s PhD innovation program, and Associate Provost for Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer has been awarded the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering for his invention of the CMOS image sensor, a device that enables high-powered cameras to fit...

  • Dartmouth College joined 16 other academic institutions as signatories to an amicus curiae brief filed on February 13, 2017 in the case of Darweesh et al. v. Trump et al., currently pending in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. An amicus curiae, or “friend of the court,” brief is filed by an entity that is not a party to a case, but who assists a...

  • On February 7, Denise Anthony, Vice Provost for Academic Initiatives and Professor of Sociology at Dartmouth, inaugurated the Matariki Network of Universities lecture series with a talk on Big Data, Cybersecurity, and Health Care as part of Queen’s University's Big Data 175th Anniversary series. As part of the lecture, Professor Anthony discussed Big Data's "great promise but also serious perils for healthcare...[and how]...[f]or the institution(s) of health care delivery, the use...

  • 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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