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  • A team of students from Dartmouth's Tuck School of Business recently made a presentation to the Kosovo Ministry of Health on their plans to assess the feasibility of creating dental facilities in the newly-independent nation that would attract other Europeans and members of the Albanian "diaspora." The plan is part of a larger agreement between Dartmouth, the Geisel School of Medicine and The Dartmouth Institute to advise Kosovo on the implementation of its new health care law and...

  • Imagine putting together a jigsaw puzzle—with a twist: Each time you fit a piece into place, the picture of the puzzle changes. Now you have an idea of the challenge facing scholars who study the Tsinghua bamboo manuscripts.

    The manuscripts were written with a brush and ink vertically on long slips of bamboo, tied together with two or three strings, like a lattice, and then rolled to form scrolls. They are believed to have been buried in a tomb in China around 300 BCE, looted from...

  • Not every college student wants to spend 10 weeks in rural Costa Rica, working long hours in the field while battling muggy weather and vicious mosquitoes. But count Ellen Irwin ’14 as one who does.

    “It was a lot of fun,” she says. “It was an amazing experience.”

    Irwin spent a term last year working with Ramsa Chaves-Ulloa, a PhD student in the ecology and evolutionary biology program, collecting insects from 12 streams in rugged...

  • Former New Jersey congressman and United Nations representative Frank J. Guarini ’46 has committed $10 million to enhance Dartmouth’s off-campus international education programs.

    The gift will endow the Frank J. Guarini Institute for International Education, encompassing the Office of Off-Campus Programs and allowing Dartmouth to strengthen the strategic oversight, coordination, and content of existing and new off-campus study opportunities...

  • A delegation from Beijing Normal University (BNU), led by its president, Qi Dong, spent two days at Dartmouth recently to meet with faculty, students, and administrators. Dartmouth’s relationship with BNU began in 1983 and currently includes Foreign Study and Language Study Abroad programs, and a faculty exchange.

    In a ...

  • Effective immediately, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency (CBP) officers at air, land and sea ports of entry will be required to verify the SEVIS record of every entering international student and scholar holding F, J or M nonimmigrant visa status. Because officers do not currently have access to SEVIS at primary inspection points, international students and scholars will be referred to Secondary Inspection, a separate area from the regular line where more complex immigration...

  • This story was originally published in the Dartmouth College Fund’s spring 2013 issue of GREEN at Dartmouth.

    Jordan Keehn ’15, from Gardner, Kan., is the first in his family to go to college. Keehn came to Dartmouth expecting to major in biology. Then he took “Chinese I.”

    Keehn talked to GREEN at Dartmouth about his Language Study Abroad (LSA) experience in China:

    I had planned to attend a state school, but one...

  • Growing up in South Korea, Jun Bum Sun ’14 had heard of an American activist who’d advocated for Korean independence. But it wasn’t until he arrived in Hanover that he felt a connection to the man known as “Korea’s favorite American.”

    “I’d read about him in history textbooks,” he says. “But I had no idea he was a Dartmouth alumnus.”

    The activist was Homer Hulbert of the Class of 1884. After arriving on campus, Jun learned that Hulbert went to Dartmouth.

    “It was...

  • Leaders from Dartmouth and the American University of Kuwait (AUK) met April 25 to reaffirm their partnership, which deepens and expands the liberal arts experience on both campuses, by signing a third memorandum of understanding between the institutions.

    “Global partnerships are critically important to Dartmouth in an increasingly connected world. We are so proud to partner and collaborate with an institution like AUK that values the kind of strong liberal arts education Dartmouth...

  • The Institute for Advanced Study is Durham University's leading research institute. Launched in 2006, the IAS brings together distinguished international scholars from across the disciplinary spectrum to catalyse new thinking on major annual research themes. The theme for 2014-2015 is Emergence, interpreted in its broadest sense as being applicable to events, to ideas, and to physical processes. Applications are now invited for up to 20 three-month Fellowships linked to this theme (...