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  • Letter from the Dean April 2019

    This month, I want to highlight several important Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL) initiatives. Founded in 2004, DCAL supports Dartmouth faculty in developing "new teaching tools and strategies, especially purposeful applications of digital technology and new media."

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  • Letter from the Dean March 2019

    It is snowing today in Hanover, with expected accumulations of anywhere from 1" - 18" in the greater Upper Valley region. By the end of next week, temperatures are expected to be in the 50s. We look forward to welcoming students back for spring term this weekend.

    K. Lively Dean
  • South House Goes Dogsledding

    On a midwinter trip to northern New Hampshire, members of South House housing community skied, camped, and went dogsledding through the woods and across a frozen lake.

  • Letter from the Dean February 2019

    This has been a busy month. Seniors intending to graduate submitted their degree applications. First-year students had the opportunity to attend a "reorientation" to our academic departments. Students who will be in residence this spring submitted their course elections.

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  • Letter from the Dean December 2018

    We hope you and your students are enjoying the break. As we look ahead to the new year, Dartmouth is preparing to launch a series of events throughout 2019 to celebrate the College’s 250th anniversary. Activities on campus and around the world will offer students, faculty, staff, families and alumni a wide range of opportunities to come together.

    K. Lively Dean

250th Anniversary: Honoring Our Past, Inspiring Our Future

“This is an ideal time to reaffirm our liberal arts foundation, our tradition of world-changing research, our profound sense of place, and the unique Dartmouth spirit,” says President Philip J. Hanlon ’77. “As we reflect on our history of impact and influence, we will also look ahead to a bright future creating new generations of leaders.”

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A Term Abroad in Morocco

“This is one of the best opportunities at Dartmouth to study abroad and be immersed in a very different culture,” says anthropology major Hanna Sheikh ’19. The program is one of nearly 50 off-campus programs offered each year.

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Film Based on William Kamkwamba ’14 Coming to Netflix March 1

The alumnus’ story begins in Malawi, where a famine forced him to drop out of school at a young age. From Malawi to Hanover to the Sundance Film Festival, the journey of William Kamkwamba ’14 has been anything but predictable. March 1, audiences nationwide will share that story when a movie based on his life, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, comes to Netflix.

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