• Relaxation Station: Decreasing Stress During Finals
  • Dinner with a Doc: Trauma Surgery and Rescue Medicine
  • Why Do We Have Sexually Dimorphic Fingers?
  • Why Do We Kiss?
Relaxation Station: Decreasing Stress During Finals

Relaxation Station: Decreasing Stress During Finals

This past summer term, the Nathan Smith Society partnered with the Student Wellness Center to host a Finals Relaxation Station to help students de-stress during finals week. Stations included a make-your-own trail mix station with healthy study snacks like dark chocolate covered almonds, wasabi peas, and pretzels; an aromatherapy station […]

Dinner with a Doc: Trauma Surgery and Rescue Medicine

Dinner with a Doc: Trauma Surgery and Rescue Medicine

On August 6th, NSS hosted Dr. Kurt Rhynhart, director of the Trauma Program at DHMC, Dr. Eric Martin, a general surgeon and member of the trauma team, and Michael Lauria, a Dartmouth grad (’05) and student at the Geisel School of Medicine. The doctors provided insight into the trauma rotation […]

Why Do We Have Sexually Dimorphic Fingers?

Why Do We Have Sexually Dimorphic Fingers?

Why Do We Have Sexually Dimorphic Fingers? Why Do We… is a biweekly column written by Nicholas G Norwitz ’18. Align your four fingers. Now compare your ring and index fingers. Are they about the same length? If so, you’re probably a woman. Is the ring finger longer? If so, you’re probably […]

Why Do We Kiss?

Why Do We Kiss?

Why do we kiss? Why Do We… is a biweekly column written by Nicholas G Norwitz ’18. “Did you kiss her?” “Is he a good kisser?” “You may now kiss the bride.” Am I the only one who finds it odd that the act of pressing ones lips against the lips […]

 

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Relaxation Station: Decreasing Stress During Finals

Relaxation Station: Decreasing Stress During Finals

This past summer term, the Nathan Smith Society partnered with the Student Wellness Center to host a Finals Relaxation Station to help students de-stress during finals week. Stations included a make-your-own trail mix station with healthy study snacks like dark chocolate covered almonds, wasabi peas, and pretzels; an aromatherapy station […]

 
 

Dinner with a Doc: Trauma Surgery and Rescue Medicine

Dinner with a Doc: Trauma Surgery and Rescue Medicine

On August 6th, NSS hosted Dr. Kurt Rhynhart, director of the Trauma Program at DHMC, Dr. Eric Martin, a general surgeon and member of the trauma team, and Michael Lauria, a Dartmouth grad (’05) and student at the Geisel School of Medicine. The doctors provided insight into the trauma rotation […]

 
 

Why Do We Have Sexually Dimorphic Fingers?

Why Do We Have Sexually Dimorphic Fingers?

Why Do We Have Sexually Dimorphic Fingers? Why Do We… is a biweekly column written by Nicholas G Norwitz ’18. Align your four fingers. Now compare your ring and index fingers. Are they about the same length? If so, you’re probably a woman. Is the ring finger longer? If so, you’re probably […]

 
 

Why Do We Kiss?

Why Do We Kiss?

Why do we kiss? Why Do We… is a biweekly column written by Nicholas G Norwitz ’18. “Did you kiss her?” “Is he a good kisser?” “You may now kiss the bride.” Am I the only one who finds it odd that the act of pressing ones lips against the lips […]

 
 

Why Do We Sleep?

Why Do We Sleep?

Why Do We Sleep? Why Do We… is a biweekly column written by Nicholas G Norwitz ’18. “Seven billion afflicted by loss off consciousness syndrome – no human is spared.” Perhaps this isn’t a breaking news headline. You likely know that we (should) spend about eight hours of every day sleeping. But […]

 
 

Dinner with a Doc: Psychiatry and Mental Health with Dr. Michael Duncan

Dinner with a Doc: Psychiatry and Mental Health with Dr. Michael Duncan

The Nathan Smith Society hosted a spring termly “Dinner with a Doc” event featuring Dr. Matthew Duncan, a practicing psychiatrist, a Professor of Psychiatry and Medical Education, and the Associate Dean of Students at Geisel. After providing a brief personal introduction, Dr. Duncan generously answered a variety of students’ questions […]

 
 

Why Do We Yawn?

Why Do We Yawn?

Why do we yawn? Why Do We… is a biweekly column written by Nicholas G Norwitz ’18. We all do it, that involuntary universal gesture of fatigue in which your mouth slowly opens and you give a deep noisy breath. Contrary to popular belief, a yawn does not significantly affect your […]

 
 

Public Health in the Upper Valley

A rousing dinner discussion about Public Health in the Upper Valley

The event began with dinner by Ramuntos and small table discussions centered around public health in the Upper Valley including individual students’ interests in public health, how Dartmouth students fit into the Upper Valley community, and ways students can escape the “Hanover bubble” and positively engage with the Upper Valley. […]

 
 

NSS at Dimensions for Class of 2021

NSS display for Dartmouth Dimensions 2017

On a rainy Tuesday afternoon, NSS Executive Committee members greeted prospective students and their families at Dartmouth Dimensions. They fielded a range of questions about opportunities for pre-health students at Dartmouth and were excited to share their experiences. Thank you to Kevin, Junnat and Annie for their help!

 
 

A Refugee’s Journey of Courage and Hope

A Refugee’s Journey of Courage and Hope

Last night, five organizations – the Nathan Smith Society, the Dickey Center Global Health Initiative, the Geisel Center for Health Equity, Geisel Physicians for Human Rights, and the Children¹s Hospital at Dartmouth (ChAD) – had the pleasure of hosting Sara Mardini, an inspirational, young Syrian refugee. Sara shared her story […]