Campus Confidential

The Buck Stops Here
In recent months, the town of Hanover issued extra hunting permits to cull the local deer population. Officials expect to continue the practice in coming years.

Gone Too Soon
History professor emeritus Ken Shewmaker died in October.

What’s Old is New
Dana Hall is being converted into a faculty and grad student center.

Dialed In
The old twin phone booths in Hopkins Center now serve as a showcase for student artwork.

Bumper to Bumper
Construction has begun on a new building (and parking garage) that will be home to the computer science department and the Thayer School of Engineering.

Grande
The new Hood Museum of Art is home to the largest passenger elevator in the state of New Hampshire.

Cold News
“Ice Age: 250 Years of Winter” was the theme for this year’s Winter Carnival, which ran February 7-10.

Out and Down
A former student who was expelled over an allegation of sexual assault filed suit against the College in early January.

Wall of Color
Ellsworth Kelly’s Dartmouth Panels—located on the exterior of Spaulding Auditorium—is featured in a new book about 500 art installations, Destination Art.

Sizzler
Engineering professor and chair of the academic cluster in computational science Rahul Sarpeshkar has been elected to the National Academy of Inventors. “I love the sizzle in the brain created by an invention that solves a problem,” he says.

Raising the Roof
New Hampshire’s Supreme Court has paved the way for the College to build a 56,000-square-foot indoor practice facility behind the Boss Tennis Center. Legal battles with residents of the area delayed construction for three years.

Moving On
Former Dartmouth president Jim Kim has resigned as head of the World Bank. Former acting president Carol Folt has stepped down from her position as chancellor at the University of North Carolina.

Oops
The undergrad dean’s office mistakenly sent emails to the wrong students when it tried to congratulate undergrads who had earned faculty citations in the fall term.

Worldwide
The Hood Museum has hired Jessica Hong as associate curator of global contemporary art, a newly created position.

Class Action
Democrat Garrett Muscatel ’20 defeated Republican Baronet Harrington ’20 in last fall’s election for a seat in the N.H. House of Representatives.

Raises Requested
Several undergraduate advisors have complained their pay has not kept up with their responsibilities. UGAs earn roughly $2,000 per term for 20 hours of work each week.

Prize Winner
Professor of history and Native American studies Colin Calloway won the Jerome Goldstein Award for Distinguished Teaching. Graduating members of the class of 2018 voted on the honor.

Portfolio

Alumni Books
New titles from Dartmouth writers (May/June 2019)
Kitchen Table Diplomat
Entrée entrepreneur Steph Lawrence ’06 makes the world smaller, one meal at a time.
The Reluctant Luddite

Pulitzer-nominated author Nicholas Carr ’81 is a Net user of the first order. But is his brain paying for it?

Sharon Washington ’81
On acting and stagecraft

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