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Richard (Dick) Sheldon, former Dartmouth College professor of Russian, pals around with students during a study abroad trip to Saint Petersburg in 1991. Sheldon, who died last February, led several student trips abroad during his 36 years with the Dartmouth Russian department. (Family photograph)

A Life: Dick Sheldon, 1932-2014; ‘We All Fell for Him Instantly’

Monday, January 26, 2015

Hanover — When a student fell ill during a study-abroad trip to St. Petersburg, Russia — then Leningrad, U.S.S.R. — Dick Sheldon, then a Dartmouth College professor of Russian, brought her a bowl of chicken soup. The simplicity of the gesture belied the difficulty of obtaining the bowl, the spoon and the soup toward the end of the Soviet era …

Local Roundup: Pogue Sixth at NHCS Nordic Race

Monday, January 26, 2015

Whitefield, n.h. — There are certain allowances that have to be made when gathering hundreds of cross country skiers in one location, such as what happened on Saturday at the first of two New Hampshire Coaches Series high school races of the winter. For one, Lebanon coach Les Lawrence noted, the competitors don’t line up in a mass start, as might happen in …

Dartmouth Men Rally to Shock Mighty Harvard

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Boston — Trailing by 14 points early in the second half, the Dartmouth College men’s basketball team went on a 26-2 run to rally for a stunning 70-61 victory over host and four-time defending Ivy League champion Harvard on Saturday afternoon at Lavietes Pavilion. The victory gave Dartmouth (8-8, 1-1 Ivy) its first …

Big Green’s Big Lead Slips Away

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Hanover — What was shaping up to be one of the Dartmouth College women’s basketball team’s most enjoyable victories in recent years instead became an agonizing defeat Saturday. The Big Green led by 14 points with six minutes …

Longtime Tuck Professor Matthew J. Slaughter Named Business School’s 10th Dean

Friday, January 23, 2015

Hanover — Dartmouth College has picked a popular faculty member, administrator and international trade economist to be the 10th dean of the Tuck School of Business, signaling the importance a global perspective likely will play in educating business …

Dartmouth Disciplines Cheaters

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Hanover — Dartmouth College has finalized sanctions for 64 students accused of cheating in a sports, religion and ethics class this fall, handing down punishments ranging from probation to two-term suspension. Dartmouth spokeswoman Diana Lawrence confirmed this week that the appeals process had ended, and the students, some …

Wasps Beat Sin Bin, Bulldogs

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Woodstock — There isn’t a whole lot stopping the Woodstock High boys hockey team lately. Even when the Wasps try to stop themselves, someone steps up to save the day. The honor belonged to sophomore goaltender Connor Black …

‘It Was a No-Brainer’: Upper Valley Small Businesses, Nonprofits, Get Help From Tuck Students

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Hanover — Carrie Cahill Mulligan had a problem. The Canaan fiber artist has been hand knitting wool felt hats for several years and selling them at crafts fairs around New England. But she wanted to find out if …

As Good as Gold: Golden Shines in Big Green’s Win

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Hanover — Thanks to a Golden performance during an otherwise unattractive game, the Dartmouth College men’s basketball team knocked off New Jersey Institute of Technology, 62-53, on Saturday afternoon at Leede Arena. That’s the same bunch of Highlanders …

A Call to Action: Ferguson Leader Visits Dartmouth College, Urges Upper Valley to Seek Change, Accountability

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Hanover — With their first-in-the-nation primary fast approaching, New Hampshire residents are well-positioned to make presidential candidates publicly address the underlying issues that have been forced into the spotlight in recent months in Ferguson, Mo., and beyond. That’s …

Saints Slip Past Big Green

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Hanover — Mama presumably told the Dartmouth College men’s hockey team there would be nights like Friday’s 3-2 loss to visiting St. Lawrence. That doesn’t make them any easier to take. It’s hard enough to dominate almost all …

Cats Scratch Past Dartmouth

Monday, January 12, 2015

Hanover — According to Dartmouth College men’s hockey coach Bob Gaudet, his team played its most impressive hockey of the last decade Sunday against No. 12 Vermont. Unfortunately for the Big Green, that was only during the first …

Local Roundup: Thetford, Oxbow Track Win at UVM

Monday, January 12, 2015

Burlington — Competing against larger schools apparently didn’t faze the Thetford and Oxbow indoor track teams on Sunday. The Panther boys came away with a solid team victory at a Vermont Interscholastic Track Association meet at the University of Vermont, while the Olympian girls shared similar honors with …