A Look Back at 2017

A few of our favorite photos from the past year.

Photos
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Occom Pond skater shoots at a hockey goal
Isabel Margo, Geisel ’20, takes aim as Monica Chelius, Geisel ’20, tends goal and Karissa Leclair, Geisel ’20, looks on. (Photo by Robert Gill)
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case hathaway zepeda
Feb. 8: Case Hathaway-Zepeda ’09, the Donald Claflin Jewelry Studio’s artist-in-residence, creates the copper bowl that was this year’s Centennial Circle Award. (Photo by Robert Gill)
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winter carnival
Feb. 10: Competitors get off to a fast start at the women’s 3 x 5k  freestyle relay race. Taryn Hunt-Smith ’19, bib #5, is 2nd from the right. (Photo by Robert Gill)
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winter carnival
Feb. 11: Members of Allen House cheer themselves on during a Winter Carnival game of broomball. (Photo by Robert Gill)
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snow pictures
Feb. 15: A walker braves deep snow on the trail to the Bema. (Photo by Robert Gill)
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Kat Mirica science lab
Mar. 13: With an unlikely combination of tools—wooden pencils and a child’s arts-and-crafts kit known as Shrinky Dinks—Assistant Professor of Chemistry Katherine Mirica and her lab team are building an electronic “nose” to detect gases that are beneficial at some levels, but very dangerous at others. Here, Mirica (second from left), works with (from left to right) postdoc Lukasz Mendecki and graduate students Aylin Aykanat and Haydn Mitchell. Read more about their work. (Photo by Robert Gill)
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around campus snow
Mar. 14: A late-winter snowstorm blankets Tuck Drive. (Photo by Robert Gill)
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Pond skim
Apr. 2: The Dartmouth Skiway hosts its first pond skim, inviting skiers to enjoy the spring weather by attempting to ski across a small pool of water. Some, like the skier above, glided across the surface. Others ended up getting a little wetter. The event was a fundraiser for the Special Olympics. (Photo by Robert Gill)
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Dimensions
Apr. 13: Meredith Kelly, an associate professor of earth sciences, talks to a group of prospective students at an admissions event. (Photo by Robert Gill)
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Spring Aerial
Apr. 28: The Green (and the rest of campus) is once again green. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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Dartmouth Hall Pride Lights
Apr. 28: Dartmouth Hall is lit up in rainbow colors in honor of PRIDE week. (Photo by Joshua Renaud ’17)
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Hoven
May 2: Emily Lin ’18 and Keira Byno ’19 look at memory books in Rauner Library as part of a class taught by Line (Carolyn) Hoven (left), a Max Dade Distinguished Visiting Professor. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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Transform
May 3: The Rockapellas perform in Collis Common Ground during a fashion show organized as part of PRIDE week. (Photo by Joshua Renaud ’17)
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Baker Library
Jun. 1: The end of spring term brings the crowds into the library. (Photo by Robert Gill)
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Student in library
(Photo by Robert Gill)
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class photo
Jun. 10: The Class of 2017 celebrates Class Day and the end of their undergraduate careers. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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commencement student speaker
Jun. 11: Yerin Yang ’17, the valedictory speaker, addresses her classmates during the commencement ceremony. Watch or read her full speech. (Photo by Robert Gill)
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Jake Tapper '91
In his commencement address, award-winning journalist Jake Tapper ’91 offered hard-earned words of advice to the Class of 2017. Watch (or read) his full speech. (Photo by Robert Gill )
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Commencement
Jun. 11: Head student marshal Dillon Rich ’17 asks his classmates to stand at the end of the commencement ceremony. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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drone swim river
Jul. 12: The swim dock on the Connecticut River offers some relief on a hot summer day. (Photo by Robert Gill)
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coch_reading_study
Jul. 17: Kevin Griffee ’19, a research assistant in Dartmouth’s Reading Brains Lab, and Professor of Education Donna Coch demonstrate the use of a cap fitted with electrodes that they are using in an experiment that explores how learning to read relates to rhyming. Read more about the research. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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climbing_team
Jul. 27: Kayla Lieuw ’19 scales a climbing wall in the gym in Maxwell Hall. Lieuw is a member of Dartmouth’s bouldering team. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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Assistant Professor of Art History Nicola (Nick) Camerlenghi lays out gothic cathedral at the BEMA.
Aug. 17: Assistant Professor of Art History Nicola (Nick) Camerlenghi works with students in his class “Arth 34: Classes, Cloisters, and Cathedrals” to create the outline of a gothic cathedral at the BEMA. The hands-on effort demonstrated how medieval masons used simple tools and basic geometry to build soaring cathedrals. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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eclipse_viewing
Aug. 21: Hundreds of members of the Dartmouth community gather on the Green to see the solar eclipse. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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skiway_DOC_trips
Aug. 27: Dancing at the Dartmouth Skiway, part of first-year trips, helps introduce the Class of 2021 to Dartmouth (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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freshmen_twilight
Sep. 10: Students gather for the traditional twilight ceremony early in the fall semester marking the end of orientation and the beginning of the new academic year. (Photo by Robert Gill)
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mrl_west_house_dinner
Sep. 20: Students from West House are some of the first guests at the new Moosilauke Ravine Lodge, which was constructed over the course of the past year. Each house community made the trip north for dinners hosted by the house professors and their families. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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campus_aerials
Sep. 26: An early fall evening in Hanover. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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homecoming
Oct. 6: Dartmouth Night brings the Green alive. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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fencing_club
Oct. 16: Members of the fencing club, one of more than 30 club sports, practice. (Photo by Robert Gill)
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crew_in_fog
Oct. 17: The rowing team braves early morning fog and chill to get in a workout on the Connecticut River. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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around_campus eb
Oct. 27: The low sun casts long shadows on a mid-fall afternoon. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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Diwali
Oct. 28: Dartmouth’s annual celebration of Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights, included an Indian dinner, performances, and the lighting of lamps on the Green. (Photo by Kevin Yang ’20)
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Snow on the green
Dec. 13: An early season storm covers the Green in snow. (Photo by Robert Gill)