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1 hr ago | University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

College of Visual & Performing Arts Alumnus Installs 'Gerry's Window' at UMass Dartmouth

Sculptor, Landscape Artist and UMass Dartmouth College of Visual & Performing Arts Alumnus Ron Rudnicki has recently completed "Gerry's Window", a stone and steel work, located in the center of the nautilus bench adjacent to the CVPA Building on the university's main campus.


Related Topix: UMass Dartmouth, East Freetown, MA

5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Finding Ukraine on a map, revisited

Joshua Tucker: Last week's guest post from political scientists Kyle Dropp , Joshua D. Kertzer and Thomas Zeitzoff concerning Americans' ability to place Ukraine on a map - and the relationship between the accuracy of this placement and attitudes toward the appropriate U.S. policy response to the Ukraine crisis - was the most viewed in Monkey Cage ... (more)


Related Topix: Harvard University, Princeton University, US News, US Politics

9 hrs ago | Jewish World Review

Linda Chavez:

Dartmouth College has a problem. Protestors occupied the president's office at the Ivy League school a couple of weeks ago and demanded more "womyn or people of color" faculty, coverage of sex-change operations on the student health plan, and "gender-neutral bathrooms," among other things.


Related Topix: Student Society, Coeducational Fraternities, Fraternities, Bowdoin College, Maine

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Aisha Tyler talks transformation from Ivy League student to Hollywood star

As an Ivy League student at Dartmouth College, Aisha Tyler always thought she would become a lawyer or an astronaut, maybe even an odd combination of the two.


Related Topix: Archer, Entertainment, Television, Aisha Tyler, Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Comedy

What is acceptable college fun?: Jarvis DeBerry

Actor and director Harold Ramis, who co-wrote the classic "Animal House" said he was inspired by his fraternity experience at Washington University.


Related Topix: Student Society, Coeducational Fraternities, Fraternities, Opinion

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Hood Museum of Art wields views of power, strength, artistry and...

Unknown artist, Songe peoples, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa, ceremonial axe, insignia of rank, wood, iron, and copper.


Related Topix: Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News

The Washington Post

Dartmouth College president: School's 'promise is being hijacked by extreme behavior'

Philip J. Hanlon, president of Dartmouth College, delivered a speech Wednesday night in which he said that the elite Ivy League school's promise "is being hijacked by extreme behavior, masked by its perpetrators as acceptable fun."


The Washington Post

Behavior at Dartmouth tarnishing image, its president says

"There is a grave disconnect between our culture in the classroom and the behaviors outside of it," Dartmouth College's president, Philip J. Hanlon, said Wednesday.


Related Topix: Hanover, NH, Education

Manchester Journal

KOMEN awards $350,000 to local breast cancer programs

Susan G. Komen Vermont-New Hampshire's Grants Committee has announced that the affiliate awarded $350,000 to 11 community-based breast health programs in Vermont and New Hampshire, bringing the total sum of money awarded locally for breast cancer education, screening and treatment to $7,000,000 since 1993.


Related Topix: Vermont, Center Rutland, VT, University of Vermont, Manchester, VT

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Market Wire

ExplorOcean Presents: Exploring the Ocean Worlds of the Outer Solar System

Have you ever wondered about the best ways to find life beyond earth? Join Kevin Hand, deputy chief scientist of solar system exploration at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, on April 24th at 7 p.m. for an intriguing one-hour discussion about the most habitable real estate in our outer solar system.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Stanford University, Newport Beach, CA

The Code Project

After 50 years, BASIC still misunderstood

It appears that the BASIC programming language has been around a lot longer than most of us have realized.


Related Topix: Programming Languages, Science / Technology, Computers

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Washington Post

Foreign aid improves opinions of the U.S.

Joshua Tucker: The following is a guest post from political scientists Benjamin E. Goldsmith , Yusaku Horiuchi , and Terence Wood .


Related Topix: National University, Opinion, US Politics, US News

Hanover man arrested after incident in Dartmouth president's office

David Vincelette, 57, of Hanover, was arrested Monday after police responded to a report of a man who was out of control at the office of the Dartmouth College president.


More Monmouth Musings

James M. Coleman, Jr, Rest in Peace

James M. Coleman, Jr, 90, a native of Asbury Park and life long public servant to the people of Monmouth County and New Jersey, passed away on Saturday, April 12, in Rockville Centre, NY.


Related Topix: Asbury Park, NJ, Monmouth County, NJ, Long Branch, NJ


COLUMN-Making a financial stretch is key to saving for college

A Sallie Mae study released last week found that half of parents with children under 18 haven't saved for college.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Harvard University


Lawmakers Want College Rankings To Reflect How Schools Are Handling Sexual Assault

A group of lawmakers is pressuring U.S. News & World Report to update its influential college ranking system to indicate which universities have come under fire for failing to adequately handle sexual assault cases on campus.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Jackie Speier, Democrat, Liberal Political News


Dartmouth students face policy weigh-in deadline

Dartmouth College students face a deadline for commenting on a proposed policy that calls for tougher punishment for students found responsible of sexual assault.


Sun Apr 13, 2014

Top 5 things to do in Kalamazoo this week: 'Farm City' author, Mindless Behavior and more

Bassist Chris "Freekbass" Sherman will release his new album, which features several heavy hitters from the world of funk and jam music, will perform in Kalamazoo this week.


Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI, Mindless Behavior, Hip-Hop, Funk, Funkadelic, Western Michigan University, Reo Speedwagon, Pop/Rock, Entertainment

Joe's Dartblog

The Resonance of Duke Lacrosse

Each day, Dartblog and its team of alumni and students bring you news and commentary from Hanover and the world at large.


Sat Apr 12, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Dartmouth battles online ads claiming campus 'rape problem'

Dartmouth College, which reported in February that undergraduate applications slid 14 percent this year, is now battling online advertisements claiming that the school has a "rape problem."


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