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Coeducation at Dartmouth
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Hanover, NH
03755-3529
Phone: (603) 646-xxxx
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Email: coeducation@Dartmouth.EDU

Upcoming Events

PANEL: "SCIENCE IS A GIRL THING"
Polar Science IGERT Graduate Students

May 15, 2013
3:30 pm, Room 105, Dartmouth Hall

"FROM BABIES TO GENDER IDENTITY"
Dr. Anne Fausto-Sterling

May 15, 2013
4:15 pm,Room 105, Dartmouth Hall

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Student in climbing competition.

Jenna van de Ruit '15 competing in the Dartmouth Undergraduate Climbing Competition, while other competitors and spectators look on. (photo by Michael Sugimura '14)

Distinguished Musician, Activist, Is Montgomery Fellow

May 8, 2013

In 1973, an a cappella group called Sweet Honey in the Rock gave its first performance in Washington, D.C. Nearly 40 years later, the decorated female African-American musical group founded by Bernice Johnson Reagon sings on. Read More...

'Come Together': Student-Run Conference Discusses Campus Climate

May 3, 2013

To Melissa Centeno '13 and Hannah Giorgis '13, talking about campus climate shouldn't be limited to just one campus. That's why they organized a gathering in Hanover for students from across the country to talk about improving openness and tolerance on college campuses. Read More...

Celebrating 40 Years of Remarkable Achievements

April 8, 2013

Hundreds of alumni, faculty, and students gathered April 5 to 7 to honor Dartmouth's 40th anniversary of coeducation during the Greenways: Coming Home celebration. Read More...

New Series Features Social Justice Scholars and Activists

April 5, 2013

Prominent intellectual and activist Cornel West will be on campus April 25 as part of an inaugural lecture series at Dartmouth. Read More...

Three Women's Paths Toward a Work-Life Balance

April 5, 2013

Dartmouth Now invited three prominent Dartmouth women to talk about the choices and challenges they have faced in balancing career and family life. Read More...

Video: Cultivating Relationships Is Important, Says Slaughter

April 5, 2013

In the midst of a whirlwind day filled with conversations about balancing work and family, Anne-Marie Slaughter sits down with Dartmouth Now for a video interview. Read More...

Koller: 'Higher Education Is Changing Drastically'

April 4, 2013

Daphne Koller, the Rajeev Motwani Professor in the Computer Science Department at Stanford University and co-founder of Coursera, talks to Dartmouth Now about the role of online education. Read More...

Greenways Marks 40 Years of Coeducation

March 29, 2013

The innovation and dynamic contributions of women whose lives were changed by the transformation to coeducation at Dartmouth College in 1972 will be highlighted at the Greenways: Coming Home celebration over the weekend of April 5 to 7. Read More...

Find Out 'Why Women Still Can't Have It All'

March 27, 2013

Anne-Marie Slaughter's 2012 Atlantic essay, "Why Women Still Can't Have It All," fueled a national debate on how the difficulty of finding a work-family balance has limited women in the top echelons of business and government. Read More...

'Leading Voices' Speaker is Pioneer in Online Education

March 25, 3013

Co-founder of Coursera and Stanford University Professor Daphne Koller is the next speaker in Dartmouth's "Leading Voices in Higher Education" series. Read More...

Seeds of Change: Gender, Scholarship, and Social Justice Lecture Series Spring 2013

Prominent scholars, artists, and activists will be visiting the Dartmouth College campus during the Spring 2013 term for a series of seminars, debates, panel discussions, and public lectures. In conjunction with the Seeds of Change lecture series, the Gender Research Institute at Dartmouth (GRID) will run a pilot research seminar on the synergies between gender, scholarship, and social change. Visit the Seeds of Change page to learn more.

Video: Julie Foudy on the Importance of Title IX

March 1, 2013

In a video interview, Julie Foudy, World Cup soccer champion, Olympic gold medalist, and advocate for gender equality, talks about the perception of Title IX today and how athletics influenced her life. Read More...

Priscilla Frechette Maynard, Trailblazer of Coeducation

February 27, 2013

Priscilla "Sally" Kingsbury Frechette Maynard, W'41, spent her life building community. As the first woman named to the Dartmouth Board of Trustees, she shared her gift for connecting people at a critical time: the College's transition to coeducation, a milestone Dartmouth is marking this year, the 40th anniversary of the change. Read More...

Black Is Beautiful: Why Black Dolls Matter (Collectors Weekly)

February 22, 2013

Samantha Knowles '12 was interviewed by Collectors Weekly about her senior honors thesis documentary, Why Do You Have Black Dolls? Read More...

Challenging Assumptions About Health and Wealth Choices

February 21, 2013

If you ask Professor Punam Anand Keller, who teaches social marketing at the Tuck School of Business and strategic health marketing in the Master of Health Care Delivery Science program, to describe her work, she has a simple answer.

"I sweat the small stuff," she says. Read More...

Gold Medalist Foudy to Honor Title IX and Coeducation

February 20, 2013

In celebration of the 40th anniversaries of coeducation at Dartmouth and the passing of Title IX, Julie Foudy, Olympic gold medalist and World Cup soccer champion, will speak on campus February 26. Read More...

Dancers Gather to Protest Violence Against Women (VPR)

February 14, 2013

Like others throughout the world on February 14, 2013, Dartmouth participants in a global campaign called "One Billion Rising" are "rising up" against abuse not by making speeches but by dancing, VPR reports. Read More...

Julie Foudy Scheduled to Speak at Dartmouth

February 14, 2013

Soccer star Julie Foudy will give a free lecture open to the public in Alumni Hall at the Hopkins Center on Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. Read More...

Dartmouth's V-Week Events Highlight Gender-Based Violence

February 13, 2013

This year marks the 15th anniversary of V-Day, but a new global dance movement, One Billion Rising, is giving the international campaign a different tone. Read More...

A Message from President Carol L. Folt

February 21, 2013

Dear members of the Dartmouth community,

This year has been one of much celebration, from the 40th anniversaries of our Native American Studies Program and Black Alumni of Dartmouth Association to the 50th anniversary of the Hopkins Center for the Arts. That historic period of time marked the beginning of an era of inclusion and innovation at Dartmouth which to this day defines the forward-thinking vitality that steers this institution toward our 250th anniversary and beyond.

Our celebration continues this term through the spring with a number of campus events being held to mark another critical 40th anniversary for Dartmouth: that of coeducation. Dartmouth matriculated its first female students in the 1972-73 school year, and 40 years later, Dartmouth alumnae have made an impact on virtually every academic discipline and profession in this country and around the world, from award-winning writers, artists and filmmakers to groundbreaking scientists, senators, businesswomen, and physicians.

The slate of events will begin with a Presidential Faculty Lecture delivered on February 25th by Punam Anand Keller, the Charles Henry Jones Third Century Professor of Management and an international expert on health promotion and financial literacy. On February 26th, gender equality advocate and former Olympic gold medalist Julie Foudy will come to speak about Title IX, followed by Anne-Marie Slaughter on April 3rd. A professor of politics and international affairs at Princeton University and former director of policy planning for the U.S. State Department, Anne-Marie will speak on issues facing women in the workforce.

Then over the weekend of April 5th, the Offices of the President and Alumni Relations will host "Greenways: Coming Home," a symposium featuring panel discussions by alumni and faculty across a number of professional fields. Among our notable alumna speakers will be comedian and author Rachel Dratch (Class of '88) and WNBA president Laurel Richie (Class of '81).

I invite you to visit our website, Celebrating Coeducation: 40 Years of Change at http://www.dartmouth.edu/coeducation. The aim of this website is to be informative, inspirational, and inclusive, and in this spirit I encourage anyone planning a coeducation-related event to submit the details and descriptions at http://www.dartmouth.edu/coeducation/events/eventsub.html so that it can be featured on our website.

The changes that have taken place here over the past 40 years have been truly inspiring, and I look forward to seeing the myriad ways in which the men and women of Dartmouth today will build on this legacy of change to help create a more inclusive world for all the men and women of tomorrow.

Warmly,

Carol L. Folt, Ph.D.
President

Last Updated: 5/9/13