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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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  • Charlene Cruz-Cerdas is a Ph.D. candidate from the department of sociology at the University of Pennsylvania.  Her research interests include racial and ethnic inequality, higher education, social mobility, and labor market participation.  Her dissertation, The Unattainable Dream?  How Higher Education Helps and Hinders Latina/o Upward Mobility, seeks to understand the ways in which Latina/os are uniquely disadvantaged in college degree attainment and in their labor market outcomes because...

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  • Submitted by Alan C. Taylor on Fri, 04/25/2014 - 8:19am

    Senior Lecturer Douglas Moody has been awarded the Presidents’ Good Steward Award for faculty by the Campus Compact for New Hampshire. Moody was nominated for the Good Steward Award for his service as the faculty adviser for the Nicaragua Cross-Cultural Educational Service Program (CCESP), an international service-learning program that is administered by the William Jewett Tucker Foundation.  The Good Steward Award is given to a...

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  • My Dartmouth Latin American Studies degree has been the foundation of my professional life for 5 decades. The mixture of humanities and social science gave me the basis for re-inventing my interests throughout my career. After leaving Dartmouth (where I spent a summer in a rural Mexican village, a semester studying in Lima Peru and a summer interning at the Inter American development Bank), I directly entered a PhD Program in Sociology where my dissertation work focussed on development in...

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