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Anglican Bishop of Southern Malawi to Lead Dartmouth's Tucker Foundation

Anglican Bishop of Southern Malawi to Lead Dartmouth’s Tucker Foundation

James Tengatenga has been appointed the Virginia Rice Kelsey ’61s Dean of the William Jewett Tucker Foundation at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. The foundation, established in 1951, supports the spiritual and moral efforts of the college community.

Dartmouth College Study Finds Cosmetic Surgery to Look Whiter Fails to Boost Women's Self-Esteem

Dartmouth College Study Finds Cosmetic Surgery to Look Whiter Fails to Boost Women’s Self-Esteem

In a study of 63 women in Venezuelan, 24 who had undergone a rhinoplasty and 39 who wanted to have one, Dr. Lauren Gulbas, assistant professor of anthropology at Dartmouth College, found that all the women of African descent believed that having a nose job would improve their self-esteem.

13 Blacks Receive Honorary Degrees From Ivy League Schools

13 Blacks Receive Honorary Degrees From Ivy League Schools

The eight Ivy League universities gave out 52 honorary degrees this commencement season. Of the 52 honorary degrees awarded this year at Ivy League schools, 13, or 25 percent, went to Blacks.

Dartmouth's Stephon Alexander Honored by the American Physical Society

Dartmouth’s Stephon Alexander Honored by the American Physical Society

Dr. Alexander, the E.E. Just 1907 Professor at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, has been selected as the winner of the 2013 Edward A. Bouchet Award from the American Physical Society.

The Changing Face of Residential Segregation

The Changing Face of Residential Segregation

Three professors of geography have produced a new study showing that while racial diversity in American cities has increased in the past two decades, highly diverse neighborhoods are still very rare.

Three Black Men Named to Prestigious Faculty Posts

Three Black Men Named to Prestigious Faculty Posts

Marcus C. Bruce at Bates College, Gene A. Jarrett at Boston University, and Stephon H.S. Alexander at Dartmouth College are named to important teaching positions.