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  • by Bill Platt

    Dartmouth and three other universities will participate in a U.S. Agency for International Development-funded project to train a new generation of Kosovar leaders to drive significant change in priority economic, political, and social areas.

    The Transformational Leadership Scholarships and Partnerships Program will fund scholarships for a new generation of Kosovars to pursue advanced degrees in the U.S. focused on economic, political, and social...

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    How far would you travel to find a college to call home?

    For Jennifer Evans ’17, from Pontypridd, Wales, the answer is about 3,000 miles, with an ocean in between.

    Back home in the U.K., where Evans attended Bryn Celynnog Comprehensive School and studied for A Levels in English, history, Welsh, and psychology, an undergraduate education would...

  • By Keith Chapman

    Dartmouth is the top-ranked Ivy League institution and sixth overall among doctorate-granting institutions for percentage of undergraduates studying abroad, according to a report released this week by the Institute of International Education.

    More than 64 percent of Dartmouth’s Class of 2011 studied...

  • By Amelia Raether

    Five Dartmouth students were selected as “Highly Commended” entrants in the 2013 Undergraduate Awards competition sponsored by the Government of Ireland, ranking in the top ten percent in various academic categories and earning international recognition as top scholars in their fields.  The Undergraduate Awards is the world’s only cross-disciplinary academic awards program that identifies and recognizes...

  • By Bonnie Barber

    On October 26, three days after German Chancellor Angela Merkel called President Obama to discuss reports that her mobile phone had been tapped by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA), Professor of German Studies Gerd Gemünden and his Dartmouth Berlin Foreign Study Program (FSP) students visited Teufelsberg, a former NSA listening station outside Berlin....

  • The Wennberg International Collaborative
    The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice
    The London School of Economics and Political Science


    The Wennberg International Collaborative (WIC) was founded in 2010 to provide a network for investigators actively conducting, or with a high level of interest in, studies of medical practice variation.  The WIC has met...

  • By Amita Kulkarni ’10 

    For Robbie Cholnoky ’13, Kevin Dahms ’12, Robbie Moss ’12, and Annie Saunders ’12, four Thayer Engineering BE students who will graduate in less than a week, a good portion of their final year was spent focusing on an unlikely place­—rural Haiti.

    The student team took on the task of attempting to a fix an inefficient water system in rural Haiti as part of the two-term senior course, ENGS 89/90: Engineering Design Methodology and Project...

  • 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...