A Look Back at 2016 in Photos

It’s been a busy 2016 on campus. Take a look at a few of our favorite photos from the past year (then read through our favorite stories of the year!).

Photos
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Eric Aho and students
On February 27, 2016, artist Eric Aho led a group of Dartmouth students onto the frozen Reservoir Pond to sketch the avanto. Avanto is the Finnish word for the plunge pool cut into the ice intended for an icy immersion after enjoying the heat of a Finnish sauna. Each of the paintings in Aho’s “Ice Cuts” series is inspired by the avanto.  (Photo by Kathy Hart)
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Women's hockey
Catherine Berghuis ’16 fights for the puck during a game against Cornell. (Photo by Joshua Renaud ’17)
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candlelight vigil
At dusk on Monday, Jan. 18, community members took part in a candlelight vigil, singing as they walked across campus from the Shabazz Center for Intellectual Inquiry to the Hopkins Center, where they observed a moment of silence for victims of police brutality. (Photo by Robert Gill)
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Jake Tapper on the Green
As the N.H. primary approached, CNN anchor Jake Tapper ’91 brought his show The Lead to the Green.  (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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skiing line
Students wait in line for a bus to take them to Dartmouth Skiway for 99-cent ski day. (Photo by Joshua Renaud ’17)
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Kate Letkewicz ’18 goes in for the layup.
Kate Letkewicz ’18 goes in for the layup in a game against Harvard. (Photo by Joshua Renaud ’17)
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Sheba performance
The dance group Sheba performs during Winter Carnival. (Photo by Robert Gill)
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making maple syrup
Over spring break 2016, students made maple syrup from sap collected from maple trees at the Dartmouth Organic Farm. Pictured here are, left to right, Marshall Wilson ’17, Dana Wieland ’17, Claire Park ’16, and David Ringel ’19. (Photo by Robert Gill)
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hammock
Dhungjoo Kim ’19 and Madeleine Mazzola ’19 spend part of an unseasonably warm afternoon in a hammock on the Green.  (Photo by Robert Gill)
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Jodie Mack
Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies Jodie Mack pedals a bike equipped with a zoetrope that allows the rider to view an animated film. The bike was built with the help of students from Thayer School of Engineering and resides in the Black Family Visual Arts Center. (Photo by Robert Gill)
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men's lacrosse
Evan Key ’18 scores the fourth goal of the game for Dartmouth men’s lacrosse in a contest against Cornell.  (Photo by Joshua Renaud ’17)
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poster session
David Chen, a graduate student in the program in experimental and molecular medicine, discusses his research at a poster session in Alumni Hall. (Photo by Joshua Renaud ’17)
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pride week
Dartmouth Hall is lit up with a rainbow of colors in honor of PRIDE week. (Photo by Joshua Renaud ’17)
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commissioning ceremony
Rachael Rhee ’16  receives the traditional “first salute” from Army First Sergeant Ian Short at the 2016 joint officer commissioning ceremony. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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waiting for commencement 2016
On commencement day, graduate students wait by Dartmouth Row for their procession toward the stage to begin. (Photo by Corinne Arndt Girouard)
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Baker tower renovation
A crane operates on the lawn in front of Baker-Berry Library, part of a restoration project focused on Baker Bell Tower. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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bandaloop
The high-flying performance group Bandaloop dances above the streets of Hanover. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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Organic Farm Bee Keepers
(From left) Marshall Wilson ’17, Kate Salamido ’19, and Organic Farm Manager Laura Carpenter closely inspect a beehive frame at the farm’s apiary. They are looking for mites that can harm the population. (Photo by Robert Gill)
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first-year trips
Not long after they arrive in Hanover, first-year students head out to spend time with their new classmates on trips that take place in and around New Hampshire. Activities range from hiking and mountain biking to performing community service and learning about the Dartmouth Organic Farm, and all the trips end with a night at Moosilauke Ravine Lodge. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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orientation
When they arrive on campus, first-year students are greeted by some of the more enthusiastic members of the student body. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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President Hanlon welcomes first-year students
President Phil Hanlon ’77 personally welcomes first-year students to Dartmouth not long after they arrive on campus. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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First spring class
Keith Louis Walker, professor of French and Italian languages and literatures, teaches “Introduction to Francophone Literature and Culture” in Dartmouth Hall on the first day of class. (Photo by Robert Gill)
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Corpse Flower, Terry Berry
The recent blooming of a “corpse flower” at the greenhouse provided a rare opportunity to see one of these intriguing plants up close. Here, staff member Terry Berry answer questions from visitors about the plant. (Photo by Robert Gill)
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pianist Jeremy Denk with student
Pianist Jeremy Denk, a past winner of the MacArthur “genius” award, was on campus recently as a guest of the Hopkins Center. While here, he worked with student performers, including Matthew Tso ’19, coaching them on their technique. Tso played Schubert’s Sonata in A minor, D 784, first movement. (Photo by Robert Gill)
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football team
Members of the football team make their entrance onto Memorial Field. (Photo by Joshua Renaud ’00)
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homecoming bonfire
The traditional bonfire lights up the night sky during homecoming 2016. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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foliage view
Needless to say, fall isn’t such a bad time of year here. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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Celebration of Diwali
In late October, Dartmouth held its annual celebration of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. (Photo by Robert Gill)
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Veterans Day retreat ceremony
On a wet and chilly Veterans Day, members of the ROTC program perform the retreat ceremony. (Photo by Robert Gill)
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Students crossing the Green in a snowstorm
Two students chat while crossing the Green during a snowstorm. (Photo by Robert Gill)