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Shonda Rhimes Named Dartmouth Commencement Speaker

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Hanover — Television producer Shonda Rhimes, the creative force behind such shows as Grey’s Anatomy , Private Practice , and ABC’s current hit, Scandal , will deliver the main address at Dartmouth College’s commencement in June, according to a news release from the college. Rhimes, a Golden Globe winner and three-time Emmy nominee who graduated from Dartmouth in 1991, will receive an honorary doctor of arts at the upcoming ceremony. …

Dartmouth College to Test Emergency Alert System, Audible Up To 10 Miles From Campus, Today at 3 p.m.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Dartmouth College will test two of its emergency notification systems today at 3 p.m. One of the systems, the Outdoor Mass Notification System, includes sirens and voice speakers that can be heard outdoors up to 10 miles from campus, according to an announcement from the school. That alert will sound for about 5 to 15 minutes, school officials said. Dartmouth will also test …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth’s Whalen Wins 500th

Monday, April 21, 2014

Providence, r.i. — Bob Whalen picked up his 500th win as the head coach of the Dartmouth College baseball team on Sunday, reaching the milestone in the opening game of a doubleheader sweep of Brown at Murray Stadium. Freshman Mike Concato twirled a four-hit shutout as the Big Green won the opener, 7-0. Sophomore Joe Purritano then homered and rove in the final …

Big Green Shows Some Grit, Takes Three of Four

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Hanover — The Dartmouth College baseball team passed a substantial gut check Sunday, displaying the necessary intestinal fortitude to tighten the Ivy League’s Rolfe Division race. After sweeping visiting Yale in a Saturday doubleheader, the Big Green fell, …

Meals on Wheels: Tuck School Students Serve Up Food, and Lessons in Business Management

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Hanover — Two seniors at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth have rolled out a startup venture that is providing other students with nutritious fare along with a side of basic entrepreneurial principles. After more than a …

Dartmouth Softball Sweeps Yale, Is Undefeated in Ivies

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Hanover — The Dartmouth College softball team is halfway home in the Ivy League race and hasn’t lost yet. The latest steps came Saturday during a doubleheader sweep of Yale and courtesy of junior Kristen Rumley and freshman …

A Big Impression: Dartmouth’s Bloom Has Left His Mark

Friday, April 11, 2014

Hanover For years, if not decades, Dartmouth College men’s lacrosse players have earned a reputation as the athletic department’s loose cannons. Nearly 20 are members of one of the school’s most macho and demonstrative fraternities, and they’ve had …

Dartmouth Announces Anonymous $100 Million Donation

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Hanover — Dartmouth College today is announcing an anonymous $100 million donation — a record amount for the school — that is meant to fund several of the initiatives launched by first-year President Phil Hanlon. Part of the donation is being dubbed a challenge grant with a goal …

Woodstock Boys Tennis Wins Season Opener in Great Indoors

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Woodstock — Spring high school sports all over the Upper Valley have had to make accommodations to get in workouts and games lately, given the late departure of winter. The Woodstock High boys tennis team did its part …

Back for More: Confident Big Green Hits the Field for Spring Practice

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Hanover — The last time we saw the Dartmouth College football team, its members were delighting in an upset of visiting Princeton during snow-globe conditions. As monstrous flakes fell on Memorial Field, the Big Green knocked the Tigers …

History, of the Most Unfortunate Sort: Dartmouth Baseball Swept at Home by Penn

Monday, April 7, 2014

Hanover — History was made inside Biondi Park at Red Rolfe Field on Sunday, but not the kind the Dartmouth College baseball team enjoyed. Spread around their dugout and the infield, the Big Green players watched the Penn …

Middlebury Spoils Woodstock Lax Opener

Monday, April 7, 2014

Staff Reports Middlebury, Vt. — The host Middlebury Union High School Tigers showed off the outdoor practice time they’ve had that the Wasps (0-1) haven’t in a season-opening 17-5 win on Saturday at Middlebury College. Middlebury has been outside on one of the college’s turf fields for at …

Construction Zone: Big Green Builds For a Big Future

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Hanover — Dartmouth College softball coach Rachel Hanson likes to say that her team’s talent is flexible, a reference to players being able to fill more than one position. This spring, the Big Green hopes to bend the …