News & Events

  • MALS Professor, Chris Wren has published a new book exploring the life of Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys. 

    Those Turbulent Sons of Freedom has been featured in both the Valley News and on...

  • Kerry H. Landers, an assistant dean of graduate student affairs, and MALS faculty member, at Dartmouth College, has written a book about the challenges facing low-income and first-generation students Ivy League schools.

    Read the full article from the Valley News here. 

  • Dartmouth announced that it is naming its graduate school in honor of Frank J. Guarini ’46, a former congressman, delegate to NATO, and U.S. Representative to the United Nations, who has made a historic gift in support of the College’s graduate programs.

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  • MALS student Kuo-Pin "George" Lin has a current art exhibit at Kresge Library.

    Kuo-Pin "George" Lin's 2018 Oil Painting Exhibit at Kresge Library features six original oil paintings by talented artist and Dartmouth MALS student Kuo-Pin Lin. Mr. Lin’s art exhibits exquisite use of color and imagination while examining the real world and transferring what he sees to the reality of his art. The exhibit will be on display through Spring term....

  • 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.

    Read the full article on...

  • 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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