Stories From the Field

Nov 15, 2012

Dartmouth Now features a story about Emily Unger '11 who completed a whirlwind, worldwide trip to interview students on Dartmouth-sponsored international internships. She tells her story in the Nov/Dec issue of the Dartmouth Alumni Magazine. Her trip was sponsored by the Dickey Center. “We want to capture the unique ‘learning-while-doing’ experiences students have in the field,” explains Dickey Acting Director Christianne Wohlforth. “And we want to turn the telling of those stories into a professional development opportunity in itself.”

The Dickey Center has just celebrated its...

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Sep 26, 2012

Lisbeth Labrada '13, on a Dickey Center International Internship, spent the summer working in a free health clinic in the small country of East Timor in Southeast Asia. She saw hundreds of patients a day for maternity and infant care, tuberculosis and malaria, and even HIV. She learned about the clinic by participating in another Dickey Center program for first year students, the Great Issues Scholars program.

Read Lisbeth's entire story written by Keith Chapman on Dartmouth Now.

 

Jul 20, 2012
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by Lee McDavid, Program Manager, Institute of Arctic Studies

Photos by Courtney Hammond '11

Five Dartmouth graduate students in engineering, earth sciences, and ecology are bundled into puffy parkas and insulated pants standing on a layer of ice a mile thick marveling at a panoramic 360-degree blanket of white. "It makes me feel so small. It's humbling," says earth sciences graduate student Lee Corbett. Tonight it will be near zero and she'll be sleeping in a tent.

Welcome to the Greenland Ice Sheet, the first leg of the annual Dartmouth IGERT field seminar for...

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Aug 9, 2011
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Charlotte Blatt '18

I cannot pick a single highlight from my time as a War and Peace Fellow because participating in the program itself was one of the highlights of my time at Dartmouth. There are so many instances that stand out. I traveled to MacDill Airforce Base in Tampa, Florida with War and Peace Fellows, where 10 of us met with General Joseph Votel and General Tony Thomas, the Four-Star General Commanders of US Central Command and US Special Operations Command, respectively. As a junior in college, I got to have dinner in Washington, DC sitting next to Vice President Biden’s...

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