The Old Way

Prior to the introduction of the Twilight Ceremony in recent years, Convocation kicked off the academic year. Here, students emerge from the Webster Hall event on September 21, 1939. They had just listened to President Ernest Martin Hopkins, class of 1901, speak about propaganda and war. “What is truth?” he asked. He answered his own question: It is “the objective of the liberal college.”

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Alumni Books
New titles from Dartmouth writers (January/February 2020)
Art of Glass
Ben Wright ’98 is the new director of an uncommon art school.
Does Your Major Matter?

And other musings on a liberal arts education

Putnam Blodgett ’53, Tu’61
An outdoorsman on seeing the forest for the trees

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