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  • Thomas Boldt '94 has always joked that he graduated with one of the few practical degrees from a liberal arts school - with an ability to read a map and find his way around any urban environment.  It has served him well in his travels, which have included many trips to Paris, where he has family.  He has also been through nearly all of Bolivia and much of northern Argentina.

     

    Thomas now lives and practices in Santa Monica, CA, where he is a licensed acupuncturist.  He gets...

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  • The year after graduating from Dartmouth, Laura traveled to India and China studying urban planning with the H. Allen Brooks Traveling Fellowship from Dartmouth.  She went on to get my masters in urban planning from MIT.

    During Laura's graduate degree, she learned about the world of community development corporations (CDCs), which are non-profits that often have an arm in real estate development in more disinvested communities.  Currently Laura works as a project manager for the CDC...

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  • David Brown '79 has used his geography education every day of his professional life.  His career started in urban planning in Monroe, MI and Flint, MI.  David then began his career in the economic development leading an industrial development organizations in Monroe,MI.  From there to Fort Wayne, Indiana as VP for Economic Development at the Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce.  Then to president of the Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce.  Moved to Greenville, SC to be the president of that Chamber...

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  • Born and raised in Shanghai, China, Tianyang "Tracy" Wang came into Dartmouth knowing that she wanted to be a Geography major because of her passion for urban planning and traveling. She's fascinated by the inter-disciplinary nature of geography, especially urban geography, GIS, qualitative methods, and visual representations. She's currently working on her senior honors thesis, which explores the notions of home for international students at Dartmouth College. In this project, she adopts...

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  • Lily Michelson ’15 spent her junior summer and senior fall traveling to the rural corners of Northern France and New England, interviewing dairy farmers and dairy industry representatives alike on their views of sustainability. This exciting global adventure, which spanned from standing atop a methane digester in Normandy, France to visiting the first organic dairy farm in the United States, is part of Lily’s senior honors thesis research, which examines understandings of sustainability...

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  • Tish Lopez is a postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Geography.  Her work emerges at the intersections of health and development, citizenship, and militarism. In particular, she investigates the ways in which citizenship, through health and development and military interventions, has been transnationalized, or, unmoored from its traditional framing through the state. While health and development programs are often understood to be apolitical, in her work, she argues that they are deeply...

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  • Rachel Gray is a Geography Major from Cabin John, MD (a suburb of Washington, D.C.) In addition to studying Geography, she is getting a minor in Hispanic Studies. Rachel decided to major in Geography after taking Introduction to International Development (Geog 6) with Professor Fox her freshman Spring. While Rachel was initially drawn to the Geography department by its thoughtful and critical engagement with development studies, she has grown to appreciate and understand the importance of...

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  • In a new spring-term course, Dartmouth students will investigate questions of race, inequality, and violence that arose last summer following the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.

    The class, called “10 Weeks, 10+ Professors: #BlackLivesMatter,” will be taught by close to 20 faculty from about a dozen departments and could be a model for future cross-disciplinary courses.

    “The benefit of this course is that we will be able to offer a comprehensive look at one...

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  • The school will offer a course this spring titled “10 Weeks, 10+ Professors: #BlackLivesMatter,” examining structural violence against communities of color. The lessons in the pilot course will be split into 15 sections that span more than 10 academic departments, including — but not limited to —  anthropology, history, women’s and gender studies, mathematics and English, according to...

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  • When Carley Carlin '15 first began taking dance lessons at five years old, she refused to take ballet classes because she "hated the color pink." Now, the 21-yearold co-president of Fusion Dance Ensemble has 14 years of clasical ballet training under her belt.

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    http://thedartmouth.com/2015/01/28/student-spotlight-carly-carlin-15-fus...

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