Views From the Green: Cycling Through Midsummer

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Outdoor activity and work in classrooms and labs all kick into gear.

8/02/2022

Late July and early August are fine times to be in Hanover, both for academic pursuits and for recreational activities that are right outside the door.

Add in pop-up performances by the Dance Theatre of Harlem, and it’s all the more reason to be on campus during summer term.

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Aerila view of mountain bikers on the Green
Brad Geismar ’17 leads an introductory mountain biking class offered by the Outdoor Programs Office. Participants started out on the Green to get comfortable with the bikes, then headed to Oak Hill. (Photo by Chris Johnson)
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A semi circle of students with mountain bikes
Outdoor Programs Office employee Brad Geismar ’17 leads a Dartmouth Outing Club mountain biking course. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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Students writing on a whiteboard
“ENGS 21: Introduction to Engineering” students Alex Witheiler ’24, Yuniza Limeta ’24, and Sofia Ispahani ’24, work to create a “whole system map” of their assigned product, a grill. The course is taught in the new Class of 1982 Engineering and Computer Science Center. (Photo by Julia Levine ’23)
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Students studying in Baker-Berry Library.
Students studying in the Baker-Berry Library near the Novack Café. (Photo by Julia Levine ’23)
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Students testing a cardboard chair
In Engineering 002, taught by Jack Wilson, students attempt to construct cardboard chairs that can hold at least 200 pounds. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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Doug Van Citters working with tools in orthopedics lab
Associate Professor of Engineering Doug Van Citters ’99, Thayer ’03, ’06, at work in the Dartmouth Biomedical Engineering Center for Orthopaedics in the Class of 1982 Engineering and Computer Science Center. The orthopaedics center owns 21,000 failed artificial joints. They are analyzed to develop new biomaterials and determine how to improve artificial joints. (Photo by Julia Levine ’23)
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Two people holding orthopedics lab tools
Associate Professor of Engineering Doug Van Citters ’99, Thayer ’03, ’06, and graduate student Rebecca Thomson ’20, Thayer ’21, conduct a failure analysis on an artificial knee at the Dartmouth Biomedical Engineering Center for Orthopaedics. (Photo by Julia Levine ’23)
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Five people dancing in front of the Hopkins Center for the Arts
Members of the Dance Theatre of Harlem, now in its third summer of residency in partnership with the Hopkins Center for the Arts, perform a pop-up show. The artists-in-residence are also teaching master classes throughout the summer. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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Students looking through binoculars
“ENVS 025 Agroecology,” taught by Theresa Ong, stops by the Organic Farm for a lab assignment. The students are collecting and observing insects. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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Students sitting amongst tall grass and flowers journaling
“ENVS 025 Agroecology,” taught by Theresa Ong, stops by the Organic Farm for a lab assignment. The students are collecting and observing insects. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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Dartmouth Hall steeple, view of Mount Ascutney in Vt.
Looking south past Dartmouth Hall, with Mount Ascutney in the distance. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)