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Aug 13, 2020

July 24, 2020  by Charlotte Albright

The field trip for researchers and high school students moved online this summer.

COVID-19 has upended a lot of summer plans. But canceling Dartmouth's annual trip to Greenland seemed to organizers both necessary and ironic. 

Of all destinations in the world during this pandemic, Greenland is among the safest, with relatively few citizens having contracted the virus. But the island restricted travel to its shores just as Dartmouth Arctic studies researchers were preparing for their annual trek, typically with five American high...

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Jan 6, 2020

Please join the Studio Art Department on January 14, 2020 for the opening reception of Professor Christina Seely's show Dissonance. She will give a public lecture at 5:00 p.m. in the Loew Auditorium.

Christina Seely's show Dissonance will be installed in the Jaffe-Friede and Strauss Galleries from January 14 to March 8, 2020. She will give a public lecture on the work on January 14, 2020 in the Black Family Visual Arts Center's Loew Auditorium at 5:00 p.m.

The exhibition Dissonance highlights works made since Professor Seely was hired as an Assistant...

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Sep 10, 2019

Media contact: Amy Olson | | 603-646-3274

HANOVER, N.H. – Sept. 9, 2019 – With the Arctic warming twice as fast as the rest of the world, Greenland continues to be an epicenter for climate change research. Each year, hundreds of researchers from the U.S. visit Greenland to conduct fieldwork, often to remote areas of the Greenland Ice Sheet but they rarely collaborate with researchers from Greenland. A new report...

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Jul 2, 2019

The Institute of Arctic Studies will miss a faithful supporter, Senior Fellow, and former acting director Weyman (Wey) Lundquist who died May 19, 2019 in San Francisco. Wey graduated from Dartmouth in 1952 and Harvard Law School in 1955. He led a distinguished legal career and was a passionate voice for environmental protection, especially for the Arctic. Early in his public service Wey was appointed Assistant U.S. Attorney in Alaska in 1961 and travelled the state meeting and representing people from small communities to urban centers where he learned about the environmental, social, and...

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Apr 17, 2019

From the 24th to the 28th of March, 13 researchers met in New Hampshire to advance Arctic tundra research.  Attendees (plus three remote participants) tackled one of the largest drone-imagery datasets ever compiled for high latitudes – all contributed from field teams using similar protocols – to commence the High Latitude Drone Ecology Network (HiLDEN, data synthesis.


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Feb 22, 2019

February 22, 2019

The latest edition of World Outlook, the Center's student-run journal on international affairs, is now available online and in print.

Feb 21, 2019

February 19, 2019 |  MITPRESSJOURNALS.ORG

Former Dickey Center US Foreign Policy and International Security Postdoctoral Fellow Mauro Gilli has co-authored an article with his brother Andrea just published in International Security. 

To read the article, click here.


Feb 21, 2019

Ross A Virginia, Director of the Institute of Arctic Studies was elected a Fellow of The Explorers Club in October 2018

Founded in New York City in 1904, The Explorers Club promotes the scientific exploration of land, sea, air, and space by supporting research and education in the physical, natural and biological sciences. The Club’s members have been responsible for an illustrious series of famous firsts: First to the North Pole, first to the South Pole, first to the summit of Mount Everest, first to the deepest point in the...

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Feb 15, 2019

February 14, 2019  |  NEWYORKER.COM

Inventing a Post-Trump Foreign Policy: An Interview with the Former Obama Adviser Jake Sullivan

Current Montgomery Fellow and Dickey Center Spring term Magro Family Distinguished Visitor in International Affairs, Jake Sullivan, discussed a "post-Trump foreign policy" in an interview with Isaac Chotiner of the New Yorker. You can read the article by clicking...

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Feb 13, 2019

February 7, 2019  |  NEWS.DARTMOUTH.EDU

Ten of the Dickey Center's War & Peace Fellows traveled to Qatar with Faculty Coordinator Ben Valentino and Dickey Center Director Daniel Benjamin over the winter break. While there, they attended the Doha Forum, hearing from featured speakers such as UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad, and the Emir of Qatar. They also met...

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