Applications to the College increased by nearly 16 percent from last year, as more than 21,700 applied for admission.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has elected Charles K. Barlowe, Ta-Yuan Chang, C. Robertson McClung, and William T. Wickner as Fellows.
The students, who will comprise about 40 percent of the class, come from the largest early decision applicant pool in the College’s history.
Douglas Staiger, the John French Professor of Economics, is part of a national research team collecting and analyzing data for the Measures of Effective Teaching project.
For the 10th year in a row, a group of Dartmouth students and medical professionals will work on service projects alongside community members in Siuna, Nicaragua.
Dartmouth’s emerging center, which focuses on understanding the effects of arsenic exposure on maternal and children’s health, will assist public health professionals and policy makers in combating children’s diseases caused by environment pollutants.
Anise Vance ’11 will study religious segregation and issues of religious identity while he pursues an MA in geography at Queen’s University Belfast.
Gabrielle Emanuel ’10 of Evanston, Ill., who plans to seek a DPhil in development studies at Oxford, is the 73rd graduate of Dartmouth to receive the Rhodes Scholarship.
The Admissions Office expects to field nearly 1,800 early decision applications, a record in the College’s history.
President of the American University in Kosovo Chris Hall and Dartmouth President Jim Yong Kim after the two institutions signed a letter of agreement on October 29.