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Barnes & Noble to Spin Off College-Bookstore Business

Sunday, March 1, 2015

New York — Barnes & Noble Inc. will spin off its college-bookstore business from its retail chain and Nook e-reader operations, creating two publicly traded companies. As part of the breakup, shares in the new Barnes & Noble Education business will be distributed tax-free to investors, the New York-based company said Thursday in a statement. Barnes & Noble will offer as many as 775 million shares in the spinoff, which …

After Derailing Bobcats, Big Green Gets Ready for Tigers

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Hanover — The 10th-ranked Quinnipiac men’s hockey team came into Thompson Arena on Saturday night, looking to cap its regular season by pushing its unbeaten streak to 14 games (10-0-3). What it met was a senior-laden Dartmouth team battling for positioning in the upcoming ECAC Hockey playoffs on a night in which the …

College Roundup: Big Green Women Drop Playoff Opener

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Potsdam, n.y. — Six goals by five skaters propelled top-seeded Clarkson past the eighth-seeded Dartmouth women’s hockey team, 6-0, in the first game of the ECAC quarterfinal on Friday. The Big Green dipped to 13-14-2 on the season, while the Golden Knights improved to 23-9-3. Clarkson (29-9-3) found the back of the net twice in the span of a minute to take a …

DHMC Units Beset By Flu

Monday, January 26, 2015

Lebanon — An influenza outbreak in three units at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center has prompted hospital officials to offer preventive treatments to patients and staffers in the affected areas, a hospital spokesman said Monday. Seven staffers have been confirmed through laboratory tests to have the flu, and a total …

Local Roundup: Stevens Grabs Unified Hoop Victory

Monday, January 26, 2015

Claremont — Tyler Erickson had 24 points to lead the Stevens High unified basketball team over Hanover on Monday night, 38-32, at Carr Gymnasium. Walter Mosenthal had 16 points for Hanover (0-4), which also received eight from Brandon …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …