• top colleges Sep 14

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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…

  • Preventing Suicide Feb 13

    The Suicide Prevention Program Gun Rights Advocates Want

    Half of the completed suicides in the United States in 2015 were carried out using a firearm, research shows. A program developed by gun owners and public health experts shows you can cut those numbers back with a simple approach.

  • 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.

  • Attorney Nov 26, 2019

    Dartmouth College Football Player Accused of Domestic Assault

    A Dartmouth College football player faces domestic assault charges after police say he pushed and choked his ex-girlfriend during an argument.

  • 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.

  • New Hampshire May 13, 2019

    Searchers Find Dartmouth College Hiker Who Went Missing

    Dartmouth College says a student has been found alive after he went missing during a weekend hike. A college spokeswoman said 21-year-old Arun Anand, of Collegeville, Pennsylvania, was found by searchers Monday morning. His condition wasn’t immediately known.

  • Donald Trump May 13, 2019

    What Are Trump's Tariffs on China and How Do They Work?

    President Donald Trump has heightened tensions with China by escalating his tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods from 10% to 25%. As a tool of national policy, tariffs had long been fading into history, a relic of the 19th and early 20th centuries that most experts came to see as harmful to all nations involved. Yet more than any...

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