Read stories about Dartmouth’s unique character, indelible spirit, and rich history.
The award celebrates the field of “click chemistry,” a name Sharpless coined.
Beilock is the first woman elected to the position in Dartmouth’s more than 250-year history and will succeed Philip J. Hanlon ’77.
The residence hall welcomes the LGBTQIA community and allied students who share a passion for social justice issues.
The First Year Student Enrichment Program empowers first-generation students to thrive academically.
Alumna Andrea Hayes-Jordan ’87, MED ’91 became the nation’s first Black female pediatric surgeon.
Sharpless credited a Dartmouth professor for helping set the course of his life’s work. He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Each year the farm grows more than 2000 pounds of diverse, fresh, tasty, organic produce.
In September 1972, one hundred seventy-seven women matriculated as freshmen, along with 74 female transfer students.
Today the program involves over 90 percent of the freshman class.
He won the Thayer Prize in Mathematics and the Kramer Fellowship at Dartmouth. He went on to win the Nobel Prize in Physics.
The Dartmouth Summer Research Project on Artificial Intelligence was a seminal event for artificial intelligence as a field.
On Dec. 15, 1956, Polly Case straddled a small disk attached to a cable—a “poma lift”—and rode to the top of Holt’s Ledge in Lyme, N.H.
The lodge was constructed to serve some of the nation’s earliest competitive skiing.
Sanborn Library offers a tea service each weekday afternoon at 4 o’clock.
The library was designed by college architect Jens Frederick Larson, modeled after Independence Hall in Philadelphia.
A group of Dartmouth students gathered together with the goal of restoring a rowing team to the College.
Elizabeth Reynolds Hapgood, a talented linguist, created the Russian program at the College.
The medical x-ray, like many inventions, is the result of different people working simultaneously on the same idea.
Sylvanus Thayer, Class of 1807, established the engineering school at his alma mater.
During Dartmouth Night and Homecoming, alumni return to join students in a revelatory celebration that includes a colorful parade and blazing bonfire.
American-born and raised in Liberia, Samuel Ford McGill—Class of 1839—was the first black graduate of a U.S. medical school.
A landmark ruling in the development of U.S. constitutional and corporate law, Trustees of Dartmouth College v. Woodward held that the College would remain a private institution and not become a state university.
The Society of Social Friends “Socials” maintained a student-funded and managed library, circulating holdings to its members only.