The 50 for 50 Storytelling Project, a Limited-Series Podcast

In celebration of our milestone anniversaries, Dartmouth is introducing the limited series podcast, The 50 for 50 Storytelling Project  

The 50 for 50 Storytelling Project podcast brings you several alumni from each milestone anniversary community to talk about their Dartmouth experience and careers. Host Jennifer Avellino ’89 interviews the alumni in this exciting new podcast. 

Guests include Dartmouth alumni innovators in:

  • The Arts
  • Professional sports
  • Supporting indigenous communities
  • Culinary arts
  • And more

You won't want to miss this exciting new platform for telling Dartmouth alumni stories. 

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Ricki Fairley

Episode 2: Ricki Fairley ’78

Ricki Fairley ’78 thought she would never live to see her youngest daughter graduate. But she made it to that 2014 commencement and is still very much alive—and saving lives, as well. About a decade ago, Fairley was diagnosed with a lethal form of breast cancer that is particularly common among Black women—yet they tend to be excluded from experimental drug trials that could improve their chances of survival.  Listen to Episode 2


Mateo Romero

Episode 1: Mateo Romero ’89

As Dartmouth College celebrates three milestone anniversaries, we meet acclaimed visual artist Mateo Romero, Class of 1989. Raised in Berkeley, California, Romero is a member of the Cochiti Pueblo Tribe and now lives and works in New Mexico.e. Listen to Episode 1


Listen to a podcast series from Dartmouth Alumni Relations exploring the presidential election and transition processes with Dartmouth faculty experts and dynamic alumni special guests. Episodes were recorded during the 2020 presidential campaign and the November to January presidential transition period.

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