• COVID-19 Aug 7

    Masks Return to NH Campuses Amid Rise in COVID Cases

    With COVID-19 cases on the rise, both Dartmouth College and the University of New Hampshire are implementing new mask requirements. Dartmouth now requires masks be worn indoors in nearly all circumstances. Exceptions include private, non-shared spaces, such as a dorm room or office. The University of New Hampshire is requiring masks in classrooms, labs and offices where people are close…

  • dartmouth college Jun 20

    Dartmouth College to Provide up to $1 Million to Encourage Off-Campus Housing

    Dartmouth College is providing up to $1 million to encourage students to live off campus this fall to ease an on-campus housing crunch. Students can opt to have their names included in a one-time lottery to encourage as many as 200 returning students to live off campus. Mike Wooten, associate dean of residential life, said Dartmouth is shifting some of…

  • in-person learning Apr 6

    Here Are the Fall Plans for New England's Colleges and Universities

    Colleges and universities across New England shifted campus life to a virtual setting last March as the coronavirus pandemic took hold. A year later, as vaccine distribution ramps up, many schools are planning for a more typical fall semester in 2021. Here’s a look of what universities across the region are saying about their fall semesters. Most Boston University students…

  • coronavirus Mar 12

    University of Maine Outlines Fall Plans

    Students in the University of Maine System will make a return to near normal this fall.

  • top colleges Sep 14, 2020

    These Are the Top Colleges in New England

    New England schools ranked among the best in the nation in a new ranking of U.S. colleges released Monday. Harvard University in Massachusetts was again second on the list of the best national universities compiled by U.S. News & World Report, trailing only Princeton University. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology ranked fourth, Connecticut’s Yale University was fourth, New Hampshire’s...

  • dartmouth college Aug 19, 2020

    Dartmouth College Limits Student Travel to Handful of Towns

    Dartmouth College students barely will be able to venture off-campus when they return this fall. According to the latest travel restrictions, undergraduate students will not be permitted to travel beyond the local area, which is defined as the towns of Hanover, Enfield, Lebanon, Lyme, and West Lebanon in New Hampshire, and Norwich and Hartford in Vermont. Graduate students, faculty and…

  • dartmouth college Jul 18, 2020

    Settlement in Dartmouth College Sexual Misconduct Gets Final Approval

    A federal judge has submitted final approval of a $14 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit against Dartmouth College for allegedly ignoring years of harassment and assault by former psychology professors. Of the $14 million, $5.1 million will cover lawyer fees and other expenses, each named plaintiff will receive $75,000 for their contributions, and the remaining balance will be split…

  • racism Jun 14, 2020

    Students Urge Dartmouth to Take Down ‘Racist' Weather Vane

    Students and alumni are asking Dartmouth College to take down a campus weather vane that critics say includes a racist depiction of a Native American.

  • coronavirus Mar 7, 2020

    Dartmouth College Suspends Spring International Programs

    Dartmouth College has suspended all of its international programs for the spring semester due to concerns about the new coronavirus. College officials said the suspension includes undergraduate study abroad programs, exchange programs, graduate and postgraduate fellowships and medical school global health electives. Some students will be eligible for $5,000 grants that can be used for independent research, alternative education opportunities…

  • Boston Nov 26, 2019

    Top Racers Practice Ahead of World Cup Ski Competition in Vt.

    Ahead of this weekend’s Audi FIS Women’s Ski World Cup races at Vermont’s Killington Resort, top athletes had a chance Tuesday to practice on the race course. “It’s a pretty nice, interesting course — quite short, so it needs to be full gas from the start to the finish line,” observed Ana Bucik, a Slovenian ski racer.

  • Boston Nov 26, 2019

    World Cup Ski Races to Be Held in Vt.

    The Women’s Ski World Cup races in Vermont have become a Thanksgiving weekend tradition.

  • New Hampshire Oct 30, 2019

    Dartmouth College to Replace Damaged $1.4 Million Microscope

    Dartmouth College will have to replace a microscope valued at more than $1.4 million after water from a storm damaged it. A college official said Wednesday that the electron microscope was damaged during a Sept. 24 storm and that Dartmouth was working with its insurer. It is hoping the microscope, which was housed at the Electron Microscope Facility, can be replaced soon.

  • dartmouth college Sep 11, 2019

    Dartmouth Lets Students Select Chosen Names

    Dartmouth College has become the latest university to allow students to easily change their name or gender identity in directories, on identification cards and elsewhere across the Ivy League campus.

  • President Aug 24, 2019

    Biden: Imagine What Would Have Happened If Obama Were Assassinated

    Former Vice President Joe Biden posed a stark hypothetical to voters in New Hampshire Friday as he discussed today’s volatile political climate: What if Barack Obama had been assassinated? The comment came toward the end of a town hall meeting on the campus of Dartmouth College ostensibly about healthcare issues, NBC News reports. It was not part of Biden’s standard...

  • President Aug 14, 2019

    Dartmouth College Announces New Sexual Misconduct Policy

    Dartmouth College on Tuesday announced a new unified policy on sexual misconduct aimed at providing clarity and consistency for faculty, students and staff across the Ivy League campus.

  • JUDGE Aug 7, 2019

    Dartmouth Settles Sexual Misconduct Lawsuit With 9 Women

    Dartmouth College has settled a federal lawsuit with nine women who sued the school over allegations that it ignored years of harassment and assault by former psychology department professors. In a statement Tuesday, both sides say the settlement includes $14 million for students who can prove they suffered abuse, as well as several initiatives by the college “to rectify current...

  • New Hampshire Jun 27, 2019

    Dartmouth Pays State for Student's Search, Rescue

    Dartmouth College has paid the New Hampshire Fish and Game department $19,000 to the cover the cost of a two-day search and rescue effort after a student got lost during a school-sponsored hike. Authorities said it was a miracle that 21-year-old Arun Anand was found alive on Mount Moosilauke in May. Citing a number of “troubling factors,” the college has...

  • Attorney Jun 19, 2019

    Man Won't Ask for Early Release in Stabbing Deaths of Dartmouth Professors

    A man serving a 25-year-to-life sentence for his role in the 2001 stabbing deaths of two Dartmouth College professors has withdrawn his request for early release after the victims’ families objected. The 16-year-old James Parker and 17-year-old Robert Tulloch, of Chelsea, Vermont, posed as students conducting a survey. Parker pleaded guilty to second-degree murder to killing Suzanne Zantop and agreed...

  • Attorney Jun 19, 2019

    Man Won't Ask for Early Release in Stabbing Deaths of Dartmouth Professors

    A man serving a 25-year-to-life sentence for his role in the 2001 stabbing deaths of two Dartmouth College professors has withdrawn his request for early release after the victims’ families objected. The 16-year-old James Parker and 17-year-old Robert Tulloch, of Chelsea, Vermont, posed as students conducting a survey. Parker pleaded guilty to second-degree murder to killing Suzanne Zantop and agreed...

  • New Hampshire May 21, 2019

    After Long Journey, Bear Spared by Governor Returns Home

    A bear whose life was spared two years ago by the governor of New Hampshire has returned to her home turf after traveling thousands of miles since being relocated.

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