As a former federal civil rights trial attorney, Michael Gennaco ’75 supervised more than 20 grand jury investigations into police misconduct. Today, as the nation simmers over the excessive use of force by cops, he guides police departments toward reforms that reduce ugly incidents, increase transparency and promote accountability.
By ANDREW FAUGHT12 min
In the Crossfire
How much force does a police department need?
By FAY WELLS, TU’069 min
Remnants of a Moment
Photojournalist Mackenzie Knowles-Coursin ’07 explores notions of identity and place in conflict zones where statelessness and forced migration prevail.
By GAYNE KALUSTIAN ’173 min
First-generation students must navigate a unique maze of obstacles just to get into college. And once they hit the jackpot, there’s a catch: They’re suddenly thrown into a whole new world on campus without the roadmap that college-educated parents can provide. Here’s how several first-gen undergrads are faring at Dartmouth.
By Judith Hertog and Lexi Krupp ’159 min
The College celebrated its 150th anniversary of playing baseball with a banquet and reception between games of a doubleheader vs. Penn on April 9. Dartmouth’s first varsity team, led by catcher Dwinel F. Thompson, class of 1869 (front row, far right), won two of its three games during the inaugural 1866 season.
Sculptor David Stromeyer ’68 brings muscle and mathematical precision to his stunning work.
By SAVANNAH MAHER ’175 min
Annette Gordon-Reed ’81
The Harvard professor discusses her new book about Thomas Jefferson and offers her take on racial inclusivity on campus.
By JULIA M. KLEIN6 min
Is it uncool to say I had a great time at my 20th reunion? There’s nothing like the people who knew you when.
By DAISY ALPERT FLORIN ’954 min
Maya Wiley ’86
An NYC aide on facing urban challenges
By LISA FURLONG3 min
A student’s journal from 70 years ago turns out to be far more intriguing than its author could ever have imagined.
By HAZEL-DAWN DUMPERT5 min
Lee Coffin is the new vice provost for enrollment.