Ross Virginia co-authored an op-ed in Arctic Deeply about efforts to bring stakeholders together to develop a sustainable Arctic future. Read it also in National Geographic online. 

Fulbright Arctic Scholars

The Fulbright Arctic Scholars will meet in Washington, DC, for a week of public and closed events that highlight their research. Fulbright Arctic Week is October 24-26, 2016. 


Dartmouth announced the Arthur L. Irving Institute for Energy and Society, established to advance the understanding and knowledge of a resource that powers modern life and is directly related to society’s standard of living and success.

President Phil Hanlon ’77 and his wife, Gail Gentes, will take a look at Dartmouth’s impact in one of the most remote places in the world—the Arctic. The 10-day expedition with mostly alumni to Greenland and the Arctic Circle is led by Ross Virginia, Director of the Institute of Arctic Studies.

Fifty-one Dartmouth students produced a Rauner Special Collections Library exhibit exploring Shackleton and the Antarctica of his time. Don't miss a related exhibit in the Russo Gallery of the Haldeman Center about more recent explorations. 

John Walsh ’70 is one the world’s most prominent Arctic scientists, and his journey to the top of the globe started 4,500 miles away as an undergraduate at Dartmouth.

The John Sloan Dickey Center