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  • ‘Doing’ Sociology

    On a Monday morning near the middle of spring term, students sit huddled facing a 15-foot, 8-screen video wall inside the Jones Media Center’s Innovation Studio. These students, part of Professor Kim Rogers's Sociology 1 course, are about to dive in to first-person video game Halo Combat Evolved to experience inequality firsthand.

    Media Lab
  • The Dartmouth Fellowship

    College President Phil Hanlon '77 writes on the positive impact of Dartmouth's postdoctoral fellows, from the classroom to the community, in this month's Dartmouth Alumni Magazine.

    Postdoctoral Fellow Garrett Nelson
  • In Response to 'The Professor-Student Dynamic'

    "I was delighted to read Eliza Jane Schaeffer’s article on “the essence of the professor-student dynamic.” Schaeffer is exactly right about what empowers students—and what fosters learning," writes Lisa Baldez in a recent letter to the editor.

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  • Experiential Learning at Dartmouth: Telling My Story

    Telling Stories for Social Change and Telling My Story on Campus engage students in shared dialogue with communities in crisis and one another, and use performance as a platform to explore social issues. Both are examples of the kinds of experiential learning DCAL is funding now. Deadline May 10!

    DCAL Learning Stories: Telling My Story
  • Level Footing: The Professor-Student Dynamic

    "We might logically assume that someone who is paid to educate would create the classroom environment that is most conducive to learning. But that is much easier said than done. A 'good professor' is something we can instinctively identify but struggle to define. Here is my attempt at a definition: A good professor is one who empowers his students."

    Spring Hop
  • Experiential Learning: Dartmouth Vietnam Project

    The Dartmouth Vietnam Project brings together members of the Dartmouth community to conduct, record, and preserve oral histories about the Vietnam War era. The program trains undergraduates in the art of oral history interviewing, and is an example of the kind of experiential learning opportunities DCAL is funding now. Apply by May 10!

    DCAL Learning Stories: Dartmouth Vietnam Project
  • Q&A with Stamps Scholar Jessica Tong ’17

    Jessica Tong ’17, a philosophy major and government minor from Sydney, Australia, is a recipient of the Dartmouth Stamps Scholar Award. Her project, “Untold Stories from the Chinese Cultural Revolution,” aims to reveal personal histories from that period. Tong is working under the guidance of her research mentor, Nien Lin Xie.

    Stamps Scholar Jessica Tong '17
  • Experiential Learning at Dartmouth: Anthro 6

    In Anthropology 6, students interacted directly with fossil materials and the leading experts who discovered them. The course is an example of the kind of experiential learning opportunities DCAL is funding now. Apply by May 10!

    DCAL Learning Stories: Anthropology 6
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CHAS Faculty Grants

The Consortium on High Achievement & Success, of which Dartmouth is an institutional member, is providing grant funding for faculty projects that focus on pedagogy, student success, and engagement, especially among students of color. Proposals due June 2.