"From Troy to Baghdad: Dialogues on the Experience of War and Homecoming"
A free weekly reading and discussion group for veterans and service members. Howe Public Library in Hanover, NH. Mondays 6-7:30pm from Jan 9 - Apr 24, 2017 (except Jan 16 and Feb 20). Click Here to Register or for More Info
The ancient tale of Odysseus’ epic 10-year journey home from the Trojan War has much to tell us about the challenges of homecoming for today’s combat veterans. Contemporary literature combines with The Odyssey to reveal timeless and universal truths about combat trauma, duty and honor, personal sacrifice, and readjustment. Veterans and current service members are invited to attend this 14-week reading and discussion group co-led by facilitator teams of veterans, clinicians, and content experts. Free copies of the readings will be provided to participants.
This group will be facilitated by:
Roberta Stewart, Classics Professor, Dartmouth College
Alan Oakman, Hospital Corpsman, Vietnam Veteran
Carey Russ, LCSW, Women Veterans Program Manager, WRJ VA Medical Center
(No meetings will be held on Jan. 16 for Martin Luther King Day, or on Feb. 20 for Presidents' Day)
PLEASE NOTE: Through a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, this program is free and open to veterans and current service members (pre-registration is required) and reading materials will be provided at no cost. Veterans may receive reimbursement for travel, parking, or costs related to participation, such as childcare. Please register early-- space is limited to 20, first come, first served. You may register here, or if you prefer, call Dr. Kathy Smith at New Hampshire Humanities at (603) 224-4071 to RSVP.
The Dartmouth Vietnam Project
The Dartmouth Vietnam Project brings together members of the Dartmouth community to conduct, record, and preserve oral histories about the Vietnam War era (1950-1975). The online archive of interviews is a joint collaboration between current Dartmouth students and members of our community including alumni, faculty and staff, parents, families, and Upper Valley residents who have volunteered to share their stories and memories of the war and its impact on American society. Click here for more information. View the video here.
President Hanlon in Boston, Princeton, NJ, & Los Angeles
BOSTON, MA (Event Completed):
Come to the Boston Marriott Long Wharf to join fellow alumni and parents of current students next Tuesday, November 15, to hear President Hanlon and Dean Mastanduno discuss how Dartmouth prepares students to be leaders in today’s complex world. While the formal program begins at 7pm, you can connect with friends and meet new people at the reception before the program or the dessert reception following. To learn more and to register, visit Teaching, Learning, and Leading in the 21st Century.
PRINCETON, NJ - Sat, November 19th (Event Completed):
Join other Dartmouth alumni and parents as we cheer on the Big Green at Princeton on Saturday, November 19. Connect with each other before the game at a continental breakfast, starting at 10am, and hear from President Hanlon as he provides an update about the College and talks about how Dartmouth’s student athletes demonstrate leadership on and off the field. To learn more and to register, visit Dartmouth's Leadership in Action.
LOS ANGELES, CA - Thurs, December 8th (Event Completed):
Join fellow alumni and parents of current students on Thursday, December 8, to hear President Hanlon and Dean of the College Rebecca Biron discuss how Dartmouth builds strong community bonds that support intellectual growth. While the formal program begins at 7pm, you can connect with friends and meet new people at the reception before the program or the dessert reception following. To learn more and to register, visit Living, Learning, and Leading in the 21st Century. The event will be held at the Alexandria Ballrooms in downtown Los Angeles (but far enough away from the Staples Center to not be affected by the L.A. Kings game that night).
DUSA is pleased to announce the 2016 James Wright Award for Distinguished Service Recipient:
James Geiling, MD, MPH '14, US Army Colonel (ret.)
Professor of Medicine at Dartmouth's Geisel School of Medicine
Chief of the Medical Service, VA Medical Center in White River Junction, VT
Coordinator of First Responders at the Pentagon on 9/11
As this year marks the 15th anniversary of the attacks on 9/11, we are especially grateful to Dr. Geiling who was responsible for coordinating first responders at the Pentagon on 9/11 as well as the subsequent antrax attack. Dr. Geiling's lifelong contributions exemplify our core values of Service - College - Country.
5th Annual Dartmouth Veterans Day Banquet
Friday, November 11, 2016 at The Hanover Inn Grand Ballroom at 6pm (Event Completed)
Cocktail Reception, Dinner, Silent Auction, & Presentations
Organized by the Dartmouth Undergraduate Veterans Association (DUVA) and co-sponsored by DUSA, all DUSA members, veterans, alumni, faculty, staff and students are cordially invited to this banquet as we honor our veterans and remember this 15th Anniversary of the attacks on 9/11. Silent Auction benefits USMC's Toys for Tots program in the Upper Valley.
For Tickets: dartgo.org/vetbanquet
If you prefer to purchase via CHECK, for your tickets or to sponsor a student(s), click here for info: 5th Annual Dartmouth Veterans Day Banquet
This banquet is FREE for current Dartmouth undergrad and graduate students courtesy of DUSA, Sphinx, and generous alumni.
Keynote Speaker: LTC (ret.) Dan Hampton, MALS, USAF. Fighter pilot who flew 151 combat missions and is the NYT Bestselling author of Viper Pilot.
Presentation of the 2016 James Wright Award for Distinguished Service to James Geiling, MD, MPH '14, US Army Colonel (ret.) DUSA will present this award to Dr. Geiling along with Dartmouth's 16th President James Wright.
Honor Cord Presentation Ceremony (Event Completed)
Please join us at Pine Restaurant in The Hanover Inn on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 from 4-6 pm for a farewell reception for all the military-affiliated graduating students across all Dartmouth schools. Drinks will provided and DUSA's signature red-white-and-blue Honor Cords will be presented for the graduates to wear during commencement. All DUSA members and supporters are welcome to join us in sending off these amazing graduates.
Please fill out DUSA New Member Form
We want to learn more about our members! To join the DUSA membership roster please fill out our New Member Form available on the Join tab at DUSA.Dartmouth.org/Join. Those who have not yet joined may apply for membership using the same form.
Self-guided war-memorial tour now online!
Click the "Memorials" tab on the top toolbar to download campus maps, read detailed commentary, view pictures, and see transcriptions of each of Dartmouth's war monuments. There you will also find a complete roster of Dartmouth's war dead. There we mark the price of freedom.