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HBS Graduation Report: You Go, Green!
Finding myself on Thursday at the Harvard Business School Commencement ceremonies in order to applaud a nephew, I scanned the names and almae matres of the HBS 2016 graduates in the event program. A smattering of Dartmouth alumni appeared in the main body of the list; however it was gratifying to see that among the 43 students who graduated with high distinction (in a class of 937), four came from the College. Harvard was the best represented undergraduate institution with six high distinction grads, and four students from Yale also achieved the honor. Penn, UVA and Princeton had three honorees, and otherwise no school had more than one high distinction student. Congratulations to Damla Er ‘10, Matthew Fujisawa ‘06, Nikhil Jain ‘09 and Elliott Mattingly ‘09. Despite all of the administration’s efforts over the past twenty years, the faculty is still doing a fine job educating students.
August 14, 2013
Breaking: Of Crips and Bloods and Memories of Ghetto Parties
History repeats itself, first as tragedy and then as farce, or sometimes it just repeats itself. From the New York Times on November 30, 1998: At Dartmouth College, white students at a ”ghetto party” dressed…
June 25, 2013
Dean of the College Charlotte Johnson’s War on Students Part (2/2)
Part 1, Part 2 Today’s post again recounts the events that befell the Freshman. However, the content of the Hanover Police department report reproduced in this space yesterday is supplemented by information from my own…
October 18, 2009
When Love Beckoned in 52nd Street
We were at San Francisco’s BIX last evening, enjoying prosecco, cheese, and a bit of music. A full year of inhabitation in Northern California has unraveled to me no decent venue for proper lounging, but…
October 9, 2009
D Afraid of a Little Competish
So our colleague and Dartblog writer Joe Asch informed me that the D has rejected our cunning advertising campaign. Uh-oh. The Dartmouth is widely known as a breeding ground for instant New York Times successes,…
September 4, 2009
How Regents Should Reign
As Dartmouth alumni proceed through the legal hoops necessary to defuse a Board-packing plan—which put in unhappy desuetude an historic 1891 Agreement between alumni and the College guaranteeing a half-democratically-elected Board of Trustees—it strikes one…
August 29, 2009
Election Reform Study Committee
If you are an alum of the College on the Hill, you may have received a number of e-mails of late beseeching your input for a new arm of the College’s Alumni Control Apparatus called…
- The Dartmouth College Case
- 2007 Trustee Election
- Dartmouth Constitution
- Sunday Morning Sinatra
- The Indian Wars
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