News & Events

  • Tyné Angela Freeman ’17, MALS ’20, was one of five musicians nominated for an Independent Music Award in the “best concept album” category for Bridges, the album she created for her senior fellowship at Dartmouth.


  • Norwich, Vt. — Barbara Ragle Barnes, student, consummate teacher, administrator, gardener, horsewoman, mother, and friend died on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at the age of 94. She was a resident of Norwich, for 58 years.

    Barbara was born in Boston, Mass. to David Barnes and Margaret Fitz who inspired her lifelong commitment to learning and education. She attended the progressive Shady Hill School in Cambridge, Mass. and graduated in one of the first classes at the Putney School in...

  • A course on “Game of Thrones takes on the cultural contradictions of the present.

    MALS Chair Don Pease is co-teaching the course, “Game of Thrones: Re-Imagining Medieval History as an Allegory of the Present,” with James Dobson, a lecturer in English and in the Masters of Liberal Studies program.

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  • Director Deborah Scranton, MALS '10, directed the HBO documentary War Dog: A Soldier's Best Friend. This poignant documentary explores the unbreakable bond between multi-purpose K9s and their handlers. Read the full synopsis here.

    The documentary will be available On Demand Saturday, November 11th and will air on HBO on Monday, November 13th at 8:00pm ET.

  • MALS Visiting Lecturer and Assistant Dean of Graduate Student Affairs has published her book, Postsecondary Education for First-Generation and Low-Income Students in the Ivy League: Navigating Policy and Practice.

    Explores what is it like for low-income students to feel the need to “pass” in their new college environments where the majority of their peers enjoy a high level of economic, social, and cultural capital.

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  • MALS Chair, Don Pease has been awarded the Inaugural Professor John Rassias Award for his comitment to lifelong learning during the 214th meeting of the Alumni Council on Friday, May 19th. Read the full article...

  • Michael Rodriguez, MALS '16 participated in the project When I Returned, that connecting cartoonists and veterans through a collaboration between the White River Junction VA Medical Center and the Center for Cartoon Studies. Watch the PBS Veterans Coming Home segment here. The story has also been covered by NBC...

  • MALS Student, Dan Hampton's recently published book, The Flight: Charles Lindbergh's Daring and Immortal 1927 Transatlantic Crossing was reviewed by USA Today this week. "Hampton, a decorated former U.S. Air Force pilot who’s flown the Atlantic in modern F-16 aircraft, is a voice of expertise in the air, making observations and noting details that might elude others." Read the full review...

  • MALS student, Jason Laackmann has been honored as an Outstanding Graduate Student Teacher as part of the Graduate Appreciation Week in coordination with Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

    Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL) hosted a celebration lunch for graduate students nominated by their undergraduate mentees in recognition of their outstanding teaching.  DCAL serves as the campus center for...

  • MALS professor, Harvey Frommer will release a new book during October 2017.

    With just about everything about baseball's greatest franchise included, The Ultimate Yankee Book is almost like experiencing a new kind of sports book genre. Crammed into the work are many visuals and photos never before published as well as new insights into well- known experiences, an entire section on apocryphal things Yankee like the trade of Joe DiMaggio for Ted Williams and the...