• Karen Schudson
    Friday, December 9, 2022

    In 1969, as a junior at Smith College, Karen Schudson (neé Rubin) faced a life-shaping choice. Should she spend a year abroad in Israel, or enroll in Dartmouth's new coeducational exchange program? Choosing the latter set...

  • Thursday, December 8, 2022

    When Wanda Irving ’75 lost her daughter, she devoted her life’s work to highlighting and changing the maternal mortality risks that black women face. In her powerful TED Talk, she shares some startling statistics as well...

  • Leslie Embs Bradford '77
    Tuesday, November 22, 2022

    In 1972, the year Dartmouth began matriculating women students, a high school senior from San Antonio, Texas happened to visit Hanover with her parents. Leslie Embs took one look at the Green, and decided, on the spot, to apply to...

  •  Emily Mulvoy Kornegay '99
    Tuesday, November 22, 2022

    When Michigan native Emily Mulvoy Kornegay '99 entered the college she'd set her sights on when she was only about 10 years old, she expected to major in chemistry. But taking a course in government changed everything. For...

  • Geo Neptune 10
    Tuesday, November 22, 2022

    Master basket maker, drag queen, model, activist, and educator Geo Soctomah Neptune is a Two-Spirit member of the Passamaquoddy Tribe from Indian Township, Maine, holding an Indigenous cultural, spiritual, and gender role that...

  • AlexAnna Salmon 08 illustration

    Illustration by Robert Neubecker

    Monday, August 22, 2022

    Growing up in the village of Igiugig in the Bristol Bay region of southwestern Alaska, home to about 70 tribal members, Salmon was always the only student in her grade. She spent happy days at the feet of elders, soaking up language...

  • Illustration by of Bianca Smith

    Illustration by Robert Neubecker

    Thursday, July 14, 2022

    Less than a decade after graduating from Dartmouth, where she majored in sociology and played on the varsity softball and baseball club teams, Bianca Smith joined the Red Sox as a minor league coach—the first Black woman in...

  • An illustration of Olivia Goodwin

    Illustration by Robert Neubecker

    Wednesday, June 29, 2022

    The most recent graduate in our series, Olivia Goodwin came to Dartmouth as a pole vaulter, joined the women's track and field team, and majored in sociology. Goodwin, who uses they-them pronouns, found many ways to help other...

  • Helene Rassias-Miles ‘78a GR’08 (daughter of John Rassias), 2020 Award Recipient Michael Mastanduno, and Alumni Council President-elect and chair of the Lifelong Learning Committee Chitra Narasimhan ‘92

    Helene Rassias-Miles ‘78a GR’08, 2020 Award Recipient Michael Mastanduno, and Alumni Council President-elect and chair of the Lifelong Learning Committee Chitra Narasimhan ‘92.

    Thursday, June 9, 2022

    If there’s one thing that sets Dartmouth faculty apart, it’s their support for students. And that commitment doesn’t end when graduates walk across the stage at Commencement. Even among this unusually devoted...

  • Victoria Li 16

    Illustration by Robert Neubecker

    Friday, June 3, 2022

    When Victoria Li first left New York City to attend Dartmouth, she felt a little lost. She missed her close-knit Asian-American family and their bustling restaurant.  Inspired by her family’s love of food, she found...

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