News & Events

  • Please join us as nature writer Ted Levin reads from his new work America's Snake: The Rise and Fall of the Timber Rattlesnake and discusses the joys and frustrations of befriending a venomous reptile.

    Ted Levin
    Thursday, October 13, 2016
    7:00 PM
    Tentative Location: 001 Rockefeller Hall

    Of all the rattlesnakes in the Western Hemisphere, the timber rattlesnake has evoked the widest, most controversial constituency. The first venomous...

  • The George Link Environmental Awareness Lecture/Food Day Keynote

    Michael Pollan
    Monday, October 24, 2016
    7:00 PM
    Grand Ballroom, Hanover Inn

    (doors open at 6:00 pm)

    Followed by a book signing hosted by the Norwich Bookstore.

    Pollan’s books about food, diet, and industrial agriculture — he is perhaps best known for 2006’s “The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals” — have made him an influential voice...

  • For the 2016 Investiture Ceremony, we are delighted to recognize Julia Isabel Bradley-Cook as an Investiture Marshal.

    Class Marshals for the Graduate Studies 2016 Investiture were nominated by their fellow students on the basis of good citizenship, enthusiasm, integrity, and positive impact on others. The Marshals carry specially commissioned batons engraved with the Graduate Studies’ crest as they lead their classmates to the Bema during the Investiture procession.


  • ENVS Senior Honors Thesis Presentations
    Wednesday, June 1, 2016
    3:00 pm, 101 Fairchild
    3:00 PM         Lauren Buchanan 
    "The Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility on Economic Performance"

    3:20 PM         Alison Dyer
    "From Beach to Bisque: An Analysis of Lobster Fisheries Management"

    3:40 PM         Thora Olsen
    “Mindfulness and Sustainability: The Art of Attention”

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  • With support of a $500,000 grant from the USDA, Professor Anne Kapuscinski, Research Assistant Professor Pallab Sarker, and their research team are working on how to solve some fundamental problems facing aquaculture, which is the world's fastest-growing good industry.

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  • President Phil Hanlon ’77 today announced the appointment of a Sustainability Task Force that will build on the significant progress the College has already made in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and working toward a transition to renewable sources of energy to heat campus buildings.

    Andrew Friedland, who holds the Richard and Jane Pearl Professorship in Environmental Studies, and Lisa Hogarty, vice president of campus services, will co-chair the task force. The committee will...

  • ENVS Majors Oliver Edelson ’18 and Alexandra Scalfani ’18, and other Growing Change students have won runner up in the Plate of the Union Campus Challenge.

    Plate of the Union – a grassroots campaign calling for bold action to reform the nation’s food system – today announced the winners of its student-driven organizing effort, the Campus Challenge. A team from the Ohio State University (Columbus, OH) was awarded with the grand prize of $5,000 to execute its campus outreach plan to...

  • How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can’t Change

    Join Oscar-nominated Director Josh Fox and host Terry Tempest Williams for a special film screening at Dartmouth on the 100 cities tour!

    Thursday, April 28
    4:30-6:30 PM Film
    6:30-6:45 PM Q&A with Film Maker Josh Fox
    006 Steele Hall
    Reception to follow in the Fairchild Tower under the Globe

    In How to Let Go of the World and...

  • Riding for Climate Justice on the Road to UN Climate Negotiations
    Tuesday, May 3, 2016
    5:30 PM - Reception outside Steele 006
    6:00 PM - Talk begins
    Steele 006

    Morgan Curtis ’14, Youth delegate to COP21 in Paris
    David Goodrich ’74, Former Director, UN Global Climate Observing System, NOAA

    David Goodrich ’74 finished a career in climate science and rode from Delaware to Oregon in 2011. Four years later, Morgan Curtis ’14 set off on a 6...

  • Four Dartmouth students are participating in a unique biennial meeting that gives them hands-on experience in international politics, leadership, and collaboration on an international scale.

    The Model Arctic Council (MAC) draws students from across the Arctic and the world to simulate the work of the Arctic Council, a leading intergovernmental forum promoting cooperation, coordination and interaction among the Arctic states, Arctic Indigenous communities and other Arctic inhabitants....