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Dartmouth Center to Fold Into Institute for Health Policy

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Hanover — The Dartmouth Center for Health Care Delivery Science, begun four years ago with much fanfare and a $35 million bankroll, will be merged into a larger and better-established affiliate of the college’s medical school, college officials have confirmed. The move could erase from the organizational chart an entity that seemed a likely legacy of Jim Yong Kim, a physician and anthropologist who served as president of the college …

Local Roundup: Rivendell Boys Ride Hot Second Quarter Past Oxbow

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Orford — Tim Stimson scored 19 points and Kolin Huntington added 17 as the Rivendell Academy boys basketball team defeated Oxbow, 66-58. The score by quarters was fairly balanced, except in the second, when the Raptors (2-1) outscored the Olympians (1-2) 17-7 to grab a 35-24 halftime lead. “Other than the second quarter, it was a pretty even game,” Rivendell coach Jeff Huntington …

Local Roundup: Hanover’s Krass Third at Dew Tour Slopestyle

Monday, December 15, 2014

Breckenridge, Colo. — She keeps sounding like she’s surprised. The recent record, however, says that nothing Hanover’s Julia Krass has accomplished on snow lately should be shocking at all. The 17-year-old made the podium in her first freeskiing start of the season on Saturday, claiming third place in the Dew Tour women’s slopestyle at Breckenridge. Krass pulled off a score of 79.50 points …

Hartland Scientist Wins Breakthrough

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Hartland — Growing up in Hartland, Victor Ambros said he was “not a genius and not particularly talented in any special way.” But, he was fascinated by the natural world. “The more you think about things, the more …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth’s Williams an Ivy Honoree Again

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Hanover — This is starting to get repetitious … in a good way. Thanks to a record-setting afternoon in terms of total yards accumulated, Dartmouth College junior quarterback Dalyn Williams was chosen as co-winner of the Ivy League’s …

Canada Firm Buys Mascoma Corp.

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Lebanon — Eight years ago Mascoma Corp. was launched by two Dartmouth College engineering professors and an associate to convert waste paper sludge and inedible biomass into ethanol fuel to help wean the world off its addiction to …

Big Green Leaves Big Red in the Dust

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Ithaca, n.y. — Lowly Cornell came flying out of the gates on Saturday afternoon in upstate New York, but Dartmouth weathered the storm and waltzed to a 42-7 Ivy League football triumph in front of a crowd of 4,212 at Schoellkopf Field. The Big Red, which had not …

Frat Bro Elected to County Post

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Hanover — Dartmouth College senior Sam Todd inspected his ballot in Hanover early Tuesday morning and noticed there were no candidates for the office of Grafton County register of pr obate. So, Todd wrote in his Alpha Delta …

Big Green Sophomore Gets a Kick Start

Friday, November 7, 2014

Hanover — Dartmouth College kicker Alex Gakenheimer is leaning toward an economics major. “I like the numbers,” said the sophomore from Charlotte, N.C. The statistics Gakenheimer has produced on the field since earning the field goal job late …

Dartmouth Doctor Aids in Ebola Crisis

Friday, November 7, 2014

Elizabeth Talbot was leaving for Liberia in a matter of days to begin training teams that would then go on to treat Ebola patients. The morning of Oct. 29, as the deputy state epidemiologist and infectious disease doctor …

Tracking the ‘Time Tax’: Dartmouth, Florida Researchers Study How Long It Takes to Vote

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Hanover — While political observers across the country were keeping their eyes on New Hampshire on Tuesday with control of the U.S. Senate in the balance, Dartmouth College researchers were observing the sometimes-fraught process of voting and analyzing …

At Last, It’s Down to This: Dartmouth Plays Harvard Today

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Hanover — Bob Rex knows all about the importance of Dartmouth-Harvard football games. In fact, he was a part of one of what may be the more memorable contests. It was Oct. 22, 1955, and for only the …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Kick Oyster River Out

Monday, November 3, 2014

Hanover — Calm in the eye of a postseason storm, Hanover goalkeeper Ashley Levesque followed eight saves in regular play with two more in a penalty-kick tiebreaker as the Marauders advanced past Oyster River in an NHIAA Division II girls soccer quarterfinal at Merriman-Branch Field on a blustery …