Campus Confidental

Tidbits from around the College

Open House
In April, professor Jane Hill was dismissed from her job as the head of Allen House, one of six new campus house communities. The engineering professor will continue to teach.

Asked and Answered
A new book edited by math prof Dan Rockmore, What Are the Arts and Sciences?, features more than 26 answers in the form of essays by Dartmouth professors.

Time Out
Football coach Buddy Teevens ’79 trekked to Boston to toss out the first pitch at the Yankees-Red Sox game April 25. Unfortunately, the game was rained out.

Winter Water Ski
The Skiway hosted a Pond Skim in early April to benefit the Special Olympics. Participants skied across a small pool of water at the bottom of a run. You can find some of the spectacular wipeouts on YouTube.

Brain Teasers
In April, six undergrads represented the College at the ninth International Physicists’ Tournament in Sweden. It was the first U.S. team ever to qualify.

Making Tracks
Dining services employee Eric Lemieux snowshoed his way to three prizes at the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria, including a bronze medal.

Triple Play
Over several weeks this spring, assistant professor of music Ashley Fure won a Guggenheim fellowship, a Rome Prize and a Pulitzer Prize nomination for her composition, Bound to the Bow.

Survey Says...
According to a student poll by The D, 85 percent of undergrads disapprove of President Donald Trump’s performance. Thirty-four percent said they would be “uncomfortable” having a roommate with opposing political views.

April Showers
A burst water pipe on April 20 damaged the West Gym floor and necessitated the closing of the gym for the remainder of spring term.

Fab Five
Five Montgomery fellows were in residence during spring term: performing artist Rhodessa Jones, photographer Fazal Sheikh, author André Aciman, poet José Kozer and French novelist Édouard Louis.

Colors of Pride
The LGBTQIA+ community celebrated Pride 2017 with a two-week slate of events starting April 22. As part of the festivities, Dartmouth Hall was lit in the colors of the rainbow.

No Excuse
A football player was suspended from the team and College after he was charged with domestic assault for allegedly pushing and choking his ex-girlfriend during an argument in a dorm room.

Chicken Tragedy
EBA’s restaurant, a Hanover staple for 37 years, has closed down.

Peak Performer
Women’s alpine ski coach John Dwyer was named the National Alpine Coach of the Year by the U.S. Collegiate Ski Coaches Association.

She Never Told Us
Paralympian Staci Mannella ’18, subject of a short profile in the May/June issue of this magazine, is now suing the College. She claims Dartmouth has not sufficiently accommodated her special needs.

Portfolio

Alumni Books
New titles from Dartmouth writers (July/August 2022)
Flight Control
Drone proponent Kenji Sugahara ’95 seeks friendlier skies.
The Hop As You’ve Never Seen It Before

A photographic tribute to the cultural center of campus on its golden anniversary.

Allan A. Ryan ’66
A legal expert on war crimes—and worse

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