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  • Two Dartmouth professors, Julie Hruby, an assistant professor of classical studies, and Deborah Nichols, the William J. Bryant 1925 Professor of Anthropology, have received the inaugural 2015 Apgar Award for Innovation in Teaching for their new course, “Who Owns the Past?”

    The award recognizes and supports innovative teaching initiatives that cross traditional academic boundaries. It is aimed at proposals for team-taught, interdisciplinary courses, particularly those offered by...

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  • Almita Miranda is the 2015-2016 César Chávez Fellow

    Almita A. Miranda is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Anthropology at Northwestern University. Her research interests are in cultural and political/legal anthropology, race/ethnicity, gender, (im)migration, citizenship, transnationalism, Latino families and grassroots organizing in the U.S. and Mexico/Latin America.

    Her dissertation, “Living in Legal Limbo: Migration, Citizenship...

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  • The Victoria Schuck Award is given annually for the best book published on women and politics.

    The 2015 Victoria Schuck Award committee recognizes Defying Convention: U.S. Resistance to the U.N. Treaty on Women’s Rights (Cambridge) by Lisa Baldez of Dartmouth University. In Defying Convention, Baldez addresses important and regretfully neglected puzzles regarding the failure of the U.S. to ratify the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)....

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  • Scholarship, as well as a chance meeting, brought Reena Goldthree, an assistant professor of African and African American Studies, to Dartmouth in 2010. As a PhD student at Duke, Goldthree was on a Fulbright scholarship in Trinidad when she encountered a group of Dartmouth undergraduates studying abroad. Around the same time, she learned about the College’s Thurgood Marshall Dissertation Fellowship. Goldthree, whose work...

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  • After Leandra Pilar Barrett ’15 finished high school in Alice, Texas, she came to Dartmouth unsure of her long-term goals but knowing the College had many strong academic programs and focused on undergraduates.

    Her major—Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies—is interdisciplinary, but Barrett is most interested in border studies, race, ethnicity, and the prison system.

    “Undergraduate research is so important because it provides...

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  • Leandra Pilar Barrett, a senior major in Latino Studies, will be presenting her senior honors thesis research at Harvard College on April 11, 2015 during the Diversity, (In)equity, and Social Justice Undergraduate Research Conference. Her project Pedir Posada: (infra)structural violence, gender, and asylum in south Texas was selected for the conference program as a research paper presentation at the conference and she will be eligible for prizes issued at the conference.

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  • Denise Hernandez '15Next year I will be returning to my hometown of San Antonio, Texas to participate as a corps member...

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  • I am currently a Vice President in the Asset Management business at Goldman Sachs. I have been at the firm for the last 11 years after receiving an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management several years after graduating from Dartmouth in 1998. I work with high net worth and institutional clients in the context of their equity and fixed income portfolios. Since joining Goldman, I have had the chance to work with Latin American clients from Mexico, Chile, El...

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  • Vermont Public Radio on Dartmouth's new new exchange program with Cuban universities.

    http://digital.vpr.net/post/diplomatic-doors-opening-dartmouth-students-may-head-cuba

     

     

  • When Lisa Baldez joined Dartmouth’s government department a decade ago, the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL) was just forming—and Baldez, who officially took over as director of DCAL in November, thought she already knew how to teach.

    “Part of why I came to Dartmouth was because Dartmouth cares about teaching,” says Baldez, who chairs the...

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