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July 4 Roundup
The Thayer School of Engineering continues to receive accolades for having the first majority-women graduating class among major schools of engineering. The below graphic was published in USA Today on Friday. As we have reported in the past, Thayer is on the move under Dean Joe Helble (note: leadership is everything), and stories like this one will certainly encourage talented female engineers-to-be to come to Hanover (not to mention lovelorn talented male engineers-to-be):
Ben Lovejoy ‘06 has moved from the Penguins (for whom he scored a goal in the Stanley Cup finals) to the Devils, and he has signed a three-year contract for a total of $8 million. Not that Dartmouth is going to see any of it. Word around Heorot is that our NHLer’s ain’t giving nada to the College as long as Bob Gaudet ‘81 is coach:
Tuck placed fourth in the Financial Times ranking of Best Schools for Entrepreneurship. Just like Thayer, Tuck is an example of what a relativity small school can do in Hanover with ideas and determination:
Have a Happy 4th.
Addendum: Last week Lee Stempniak ‘05 signed a two-year, $5.0 million contract with the Carolina Hurricanes.
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…
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