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Dartmouth Boots Another Fraternity

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Hanover — Based on fresh findings of misconduct, Dartmouth College will derecognize the fraternity that was the subject of a high-profile Rolling Stone article on hazing in 2012. Complaints of alcohol-related hazing this fall at Sigma Alpha Epsilon spurred the national SAE office this week to suspend the Dartmouth chapter, a move that triggered a college policy to sever ties with any fraternity that has its charter revoked by its …

School Notes: Windsor Student’s Unconventional Path Inspires Others

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

After taking a couple of U-turns in his career path, Hunter Knox now aims to spend his working life in the woods and on the waterways of his native Vermont. And while pursuing an associate’s degree in environmental science at the Community College of Vermont, the 2009 graduate of Windsor High School finds …

Young Writers Project: What’s Behind a Pair of Brown Eyes?

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Young Writers Project is an independent nonprofit that engages Vermont and New Hampshire students to write, helps them improve and connects them with authentic audiences in newspapers, before live audiences and on websites, youngwritersproject.org, vtdigger.org, vpr.net and cowbird.com. Young Writers Project also publishes a monthly digital magazine, The Voice. YWP is supported by this newspaper and foundations, businesses and individuals who recognize the …

Lebanon High School Hosts ‘TechWomen’ Program

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Encouraging young women to go into the STEM fields is the subject of TechWomen Ambassadors Week, a statewide program in New Hampshire targeted toward ninth-grade girls that runs from Nov. 16 through 20. Lebanon High School is one …

New Hampshire Smarter Balanced test results are in, and they’re better than national scores

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Concord — The results are in. New Hampshire students exceeded the national average on the Smarter Balanced Assessment in both English language arts and mathematics. The test is meant to gauge where students are in their career and college readiness at elementary, middle and high schools. While the …

School Notes: Math League Competitions Begin

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

U pper Valley students began matching numerical wits with the formation of the Twin State Math League some five decades ago — just in time for a math devotee named Sue Seamans. “When I was a student at …

Elementary School Students Consider Their Lives 25 Years On

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Young Writers Project is an independent nonprofit that engages Vermont and New Hampshire students to write, helps them improve and connects them with authentic audiences in newspapers, before live audiences and on web sites, youngwritersproject.org, vtdigger.org, vpr.net and cowbird.com. Young Writers Project also publishes a monthly digital magazine, …

Hanover Mulls Pedestrian Safety

Monday, November 9, 2015

Hanover — Michael Rhys, a senior at Dartmouth College, stuck his hands in his pockets and waited for three cars to pass on North Main Street before deciding he’d had enough. He stepped into the road, forcing an …

Educators Institute Appoints Board Members

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Lebanon — The board of the Upper Valley Educators Institute has appointed two new members. Jennifer Hartman, a Vermont Law School graduate, is an attorney at Vitt & Associates PLC in Norwich, where she focuses on civil litigation, …

Geisel Dean to Discuss Plan for Cuts

Friday, November 6, 2015

Hanover — The interim dean of the deficit-ridden Geisel School of Medicine plans today to discuss with Dartmouth College trustees his vision for reforms to save and strengthen the school. The discussion will come with downsizing already underway …

Hood Museum Hires Director

Friday, November 6, 2015

Hanover — With a $50 million expansion of its Hood Museum of Art due to start in the spring, Dartmouth College this week hired a new museum director. John Stomberg, 58, director of the teaching museum at Mount …

N.H. AG Seeks Legal Action Against Croydon

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Croydon — The New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office has asked a judge to bar the Croydon School Board from using tax money to pay for private school tuition. The civil complaint, which asks for preliminary and permanent injunctions against Croydon in Sullivan County Superior Court, is the latest …

Dartmouth Faculty Discusses Possibility of Graduate School

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Hanover — Dartmouth College faculty members this week considered proposed changes to the college’s administrative structure that touch on a long-standing debate over whether the school should position itself as a research university rather than an undergraduate college. …