News & Events

  • For the Class of 2014, the world is a place of opportunity. It’s clear that this is a group of young people with commitment and ambition. Some will enter doctoral programs, some will travel, some will become teachers, and some are taking time off before starting their careers.

    In the Russian, Department, Aaron Koenig from Annadale, VA says of his plans, "I'll be working in health care."


  • 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 have meant a place at a British university, earning a degree in English literature. Most of her coursework would have involved attending...

  • The New York Times highlights the work of Dartmouth’s Sergei A. Kan in a story about amateur photographer Vincent Soboleff, a Russian-American who captured images of the Tlingit community of Alaska during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

    Kan, a professor anthropology and of Native American studies, is the author...

  • Former Dartmouth President and history Professor James Wright, along with eight other retiring Arts & Sciences faculty members attended their last commencement on June 9, receiving acknowledgement and applause from the graduates of 2013 as they all begin new phases of their lives. Together, these teachers, scholars, and mentors have a combined 334 years of service to Dartmouth, and many say retirement is not the end of their work, but the start of a new phase.

    James Wright,...

  • Dartmouth’s prolific scholars contribute to the creation of new knowledge and the advancement of their disciplines in many ways—one of which is publishing their discoveries and commentary in peer-reviewed journals.

    From medicine to computer science, the work of Dartmouth researchers produced more than 100 articles in January 2013. See a full list of those publications below, and follow Dartmouth research on Twitter @dartdiscovery.

    Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals...

  • In an opinion piece on PBS, Colleen Glenney Boggs, director of the Leslie Center for the Humanities, and an associate professor of English and of women’s and gender studies, talks about the importance of language in diplomacy, and says the United States needs more language teachers in order to attain its goals overseas as well as at home.

    She writes about the late...

  • Deborah Garretson, associate professor of Russian, is translating documents to aid the United States and the Russian Federation as they negotiate a follow-up to the 1991 Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START), which she worked on as well. Garretson is a contract translator and interpreter for the U.S. State Department and will be based at the United States Mission in Geneva. “I’m one of the old-timers who still knows this stuff,” says Garretson, who served as an interpreter...