Views From the Green, July 5, 2017

A gallery of images from around campus - July 5, 2017

The cast of Doggie Hamlet
On June 29, the cast of Doggie Hamlet came to campus for a world premiere performance on the Green. Creator Ann Carlson was inspired by the novel The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, Shakespeare’s Hamlet, and Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book. The performance featured sheep, sheepdogs, and human actors. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
Students take in the view from the top of Mount Ascutney
Dan Pomerantz ’18 (left) and Andrew Crutchfield ’18 take in the view from the top of a fire tower on the summer of Mount Ascutney during a recent hike led by the Dartmouth Outing Club. (Photo by Seamore Zhu)
Authors of the book What Are the Liberal Arts
Dartmouth has a strong commitment to the arts and sciences, but what, exactly, are the arts and sciences? To answer that question, Dan Rockmore gathered contributions from more than 20 Dartmouth faculty for a new book, titled—appropriately—What Are the Arts and Sciences?, published by Dartmouth College Press. Find out more about the book. (Photo by Robert Gill)
A student celebrates commencement from Alaska
On June 11, as his classmates walked across the Green in Hanover, Patric Saylor ’16, Thayer ’17, celebrated commencement on a snowfield in Alaska. Saylor, who received his bachelor’s of engineering, was on a research trip led by Erich Osterberg, an assistant professor of earth sciences.
Julie Blackmon works with students in a photography class
Artist Julie Blackmon, whose photography is currently on display at Hood Downtown, talks with students in the course Photography 1, taught by Virginia Beahan, a senior lecturer in studio art. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
Letter from George Washington to early Dartmouth College officials
A letter held at Rauner Special Collections Library displays the signature of George Washington, the first president of the United States and a correspondent of early Dartmouth College officials. In 1783, John Wheelock, Dartmouth’s second president, traveled to Europe in hopes of securing funding for the College. He brought a letter commending his efforts that was signed by Washington and other notable political figures of the day. Find out more about the connection between Washington and the early days of the College. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)