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Dr. William Weeks at his home in Lyme, N.H., on April 27, 2010. (Valley News - Jennifer Hauck)

Exonerated Upper Valley Researcher Offers Critique of VA

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Lebanon — The disclosure statement filed by the co-author of a three-page opinion piece published by the New England Journal of Medicine on Aug. 28 — “Dr. Weeks previously worked for the VHA” — is stark in its simplicity. The piece in question has a provocative title — “A VA Exit Strategy” — and asks the politically explosive question of …

William Deresiewicz Waves His Red Flag at the Ivy League

Friday, August 29, 2014

St. Louis — In his introduction to Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life, former Yale professor William Deresiewicz describes today’s Ivy League as a highly competent zombie factory, one that “manufactures students who are smart and talented and driven, yes, but also anxious, timid …

Big Green Football Not Big-Headed

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Hanover — Five years ago, the Dartmouth College football team was coming off a winless season and its coaches, players and fans could only dream about finishing third in the Ivy League. Now, being picked by league media to finish in that slot for a second consecutive campaign doesn’t elicit much more than …

Banning Laptops in the Classroom? Dartmouth Prof Makes His Case

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Just a couple of months ago, Dartmouth College was celebrating the 50th anniversary of the birth of BASIC, the computing language that brought computing to the masses. Its inventors, Tom Kurtz and John Kemeny, sought to make using computers a core part of the Dartmouth experience. Fifty years …

Dartmouth President Phil Hanlon Shares His Vision, Discusses College’s Future

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

West Lebanon — Dartmouth College President Phil Hanlon introduced his vision for what the school he leads could become over the next decade by citing a high-tech-industry marketing adage: “You need to sell the benefits, not the features.” …

An App for Easing Autism

Monday, June 16, 2014

Think about how you talk to another person. When it’s someone you know and are comfortable with, the conversation often has a natural pace and rhythm, and each person can understand some of how the other person feels …

D’Agostino Settles for Third in Finale

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Eugene, Ore. — It’s all over. The career of the most prolific track & field athlete in Ivy League history ended Saturday afternoon at Hayward Field. And not in the fashion many saw coming. Dartmouth senior Abbey D’Agostino …

Hood Museum of Art Receives $10 Million for Renovations

Friday, June 13, 2014

Hanover — Dartmouth’s Hood Museum of Art announced Thursday that it had received an anonymous $10 million gift toward the building of a new Museum Learning Center that will become the cornerstone of a two-year renovation and expansion …

Dartmouth Senior Advances to 800 Final

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Eugene, Ore. — Dartmouth senior Megan Krumpoch will run for a national title on Friday night in the 800 meters after earning the final at-large berth in event’s semifinals Wednesday at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships. In front of nearly 10,000 spectators at Oregon’s Hayward Field …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth QB on CFPA Watch List

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Hanover — Dartmouth quarterback Dalyn Williams has been named to the 2014 College Football Performance Awards Watch List, the organization announced Sunday evening. Williams is one of 36 returning performers vying for the top individual quarterback award in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS). All CFPA recipients are selected …

Dartmouth College Graduates 1,900 Students

Monday, June 9, 2014

Click here for a photo gallery.  ∎ Hanover — It was hot and festive and the spirit of free enterprise was in the air as 13,500 people crowded onto the Hanover Green Sunday morning for Dartmouth College commencement. Featured …

Blemish on the ‘Brand’?: Recent Controversies a Challenge to Dartmouth’s Reputation

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Hanover — When a management consulting company approached John Thelin a decade ago and asked him to pick an American university to include in a report on “The World’s Most Enduring Institutions,” he chose Dartmouth College. But when, …

Local Roundup: Hanover Crew Wins Sleigh Cup

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Hanover — Host Hanover High won five races to capture the Sleigh Cup as the New Hampshire public school boys and girls rowing champion during Saturday’s Hanover Invitational regatta on the Connecticut River. Seven of the state’s eight public school teams made the trip for the race, and …