News & Events

  • 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...

  • The Graduate Community Award is presented annually to the graduate student who best exemplifies a deep commitment to serving the Dartmouth community. The 2017 recipient is Evelyn Zablah, a student in the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) program, globalization studies track. Her research is focused on non-profits and her thesis is based on the work done by the renowned organization Doctors Without Borders, in an effort to promote social awareness, and the need for humanity to reflect...

  • Writing about standout college applications, former Dartmouth admissions officer Rebecca Sabky, MALS ’05, recalls a student who included a letter from his school custodian, demonstrating the “always irresistible” quality of kindness. Read the full article here.

  • San Francisco State University has received a $5 million gift from alumna and Iranian-American philanthropist Neda Nobari to establish the Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies (CIDS).

    Nobari emigrated from Iran to the United States in 1978 at the age of 15. She graduated from SF State in 1984 with a bachelor's degree in computer science and earned a master's degree in liberal studies from Dartmouth College in 2015. Her graduate research at Dartmouth focused on the intersection of...

  • Submissions for the next issue are due by Friday, March 31. We are looking for anything you’ve produced during your time in MALS, or since graduating from the program (unless you are a budding photographer or artist—then please do share your artwork outside the program!)

    • Creative writing (fiction, non-fiction, poetry, oral history)
    • Critical essays (interdisciplinary)
    • Photography
    • Illustrations


    • Submit...
  • Katie Moritz, MALS '13 has been featured on Vermont Public Radio with a segment titled, "Moritz: Individual Acts of Democracy" regarding the use of photo-sharing social media in connection with this year's election.

    Listen to the segment and read more here.