Campus Confidential

SunRoof
The roof of Berry Sports Center now sports an array of solar panels, good for 156,000 kilowatt hours annually.

The Three Bears
Last spring three “nuisance” bears that had been bothering Hanover homeowners were slated to be euthanized by state wildlife officials. The governor intervened and had the cubs relocated to northern New Hampshire. Eighteen days later, a hunter in Quebec legally shot and killed one of the bears.

New Formation
Eight cheerleaders took a knee as the national anthem played before the Yale football game in Hanover October 7. They were protesting President Donald Trump’s order to end DACA.

Noteworthy
The College Wind Ensemble celebrated female composers with an October performance that featured works by Julie Giroux, Jennifer Higdon, Libby Larsen and Sally Lamb McCune.

Familiar Name
Artist Clemente Orozco ’85 visited campus in October. An artist, printer and book designer, he’s the grandson of José Clemente Orozco, who painted the famous murals at Baker Library in the 1930s.

The Cost of Living
An editorial in The Dartmouth called for dynamic dormitory pricing: Students would pay based on the dorm to which they are assigned.

AWARD winner
Associate professor of history Rashauna Johnson won the annual prize from the Historic New Orleans Collection and the Louisiana Historical Association for her book, Slavery’s Metropolis: Unfree Labor in New Orleans during the Age of Revolutions.

Making Tracks
You can check out the latest from the Dodecaphonics, the College’s oldest coed a cappella group, on Spotify and iTunes. The group’s EP, DDX, dropped in August.

Judgment Day
Grafton Superior Court denied an appeal by the College to gain approval for a new 70,000-square-foot indoor practice facility near the Boss Tennis Center. Dartmouth officials say they will appeal this decision to the N.H. Supreme Court.

Net Gain
Former soccer captain Stacy Smith Branca ’94 and her family donated $2 million to endow the women’s soccer head coach position.

Chubber News
After 30 years at the College, outdoor programs director Dan Nelson ’75 has retired.

Grade A
At a ceremony held in the president’s home, 22 students from the class of 2018 were inducted into Phi Beta Kappa.

Uh Oh
The congressional tax plan calls for the taxation of college endowments at institutions with endowment assets of at least $500,000 per student. Dartmouth—at $716,520 per student—would be included.

Plenty to Read
Novelist and English professor Alexander Chee served as a judge for the 2017 National Book Award in fiction.

The Final Climb
That’s the title of a movie film professor Bill Phillips ’71 is directing on the life of climber and former outdoor programs director Andy Harvard ’71, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease several years ago.

Noteworthy
The College Wind Ensemble celebrated female composers with an October performance that featured works by Julie Giroux, Jennifer Higdon, Libby Larsen and Sally Lamb McCune.

Chubber News
After 30 years at the College, outdoor programs director Dan Nelson ’75 has retired.

Portfolio

Alumni Books
New titles from Dartmouth writers (July/August 2019)
Justice for All
A world of equals is the goal of fundraiser Evelyn Chen ’01.
The Natural

Professor Ross Virginia is as cozy in an African desert as he is in the Antarctic—where there’s even a swatch of icy terrain named after him.

Dennis A. Dinan ’61
On editing DAM in turbulent times

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