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Graduate Studies
Dartmouth College
37 Dewey Field Road, Suite 6062, Room 437
Hanover, NH 03755-1419
Phone: (603) 646-2106
Fax: (603) 646-8762


Graduate Appreciation Week 2013

April 6-12, 2013
In recognition of graduate students and their valuable contribution to the Dartmouth community.
Graduate Women in Science (GWISE) presents
Science Day at Dartmouth
Saturday, April 6, 10 am - 3 pm
Please RSVP to for event details
Graduate students from Dartmouth College invite students in 6th-9th grade, with an accompanying adult, to visit our labs on campus, meet real scientists-in-training, and learn about a wide variety of fields of scientific research. Graduate students in the sciences will lead fun demonstrations and hands-on activities. Middle school students will get a chance to talk with real scientists, ask questions about their work and interests, and find out why they love what they do!
Mental Health Awareness Day
Monday, April 8, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Occom Commons
The GSC is hosting a mental health awareness event at Occom Commons from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Please drop by to get some friendly advice on how to manage the stress of grad student life. From 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm a mental health counselor from Dick's house will be present, with information about mental health resources on Campus. From 4:00 pm to 4:30ish there will be a meditation session (we advise that you bring a mat if possilbe). Finally, a limited number of free massages are given to grad students, by appointment only.
IGMP Grad Appreciation Monday Night Tea
Monday, April 8, 7 pm - 10 pm
One Wheelock, Collis
Kick-off Grad Appreciation Week with some grad school-themed chocolates, desserts, and of course, all kinds of tea! Whether you're international or from the US, we welcome you to stop by for a break, anytime between 7 pm and 10 pm to relax, have some tea, and meet other grad students from all over the world. Contact Marie Onakomaiya or Marina Marchanka with questions or if you'd like to share a dessert!
Grad Student Teaching Assistant Appreciation Lunch
Wednesday, April 10, 12 pm - 1:30 pm.
DCAL, 102 Baker Library
Graduate students who have been nominated by undergraduates for their teaching, either in a classroom or research setting, will be invited to lunch at DCAL. 
Graduate Poster Session
Wednesday, April 10, 5 pm - 7:30 pm
Alumni Hall
This annual forum allows graduate students to display and present their scholarly work to the Dartmouth community. Prizes awarded to the top four presenters.
Grad Pub Night
Wednesday, April 10, after the poster session...
Pub location: Molly's
Relax and unwind with fellow grad students after the Poster Session. 
Dissertation Fellow Lunch
Thursday, April 11, 12 pm - 1:30 pm
RSVP for lunch at:
Join our Dissertation Fellows for lunch and hear about the exciting research that they are doing while here on the Dartmouth campus.
Ariana Ochoa Camacho, Chavez Fellow, Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Studies
Maile R. Arvin, Eastman Fellow, Native American Studies
Danielle Terrazas Williams, Marshall Fellow, African and African American Studies 
Advisor/Advisee Coffee, Tea and Muffin Time
Friday, April 12, 9 am - 10:30 am
Occom Commons
Take time out of your busy day to drink a cup of coffee or tea, and enjoy an assortment of goodies from Lou's. This is a great opportunity to informally chat with your advisor! Make sure to invite your advisor well in advance of the event. Or if you don't have an advisor yet, invite a faculty member whom you might like to work with. Co-sponsored by the International Mentoring Graduate Program (IMPG).
DGOC Sunset Hike
Friday, April 12 @ 6 pm
The DGOC is planning a short (2 hour) sunset hike from campus on Friday, April 12th. We are planning to meet at 6 pm and leave at 6:15 pm. The hike is set for 15 people and will be led by Jim Peck and Gilbert Rahme. The trail we are following is on Balch Hill ( It is advisable to bring a flashlight or a headlamp for this hike.
Wine Tasting
Friday, April 12 @ 9 pm
Join us for a wine and cheese tasting at the Tom Dent Cabin to celebrate Grad Appreciation Week. What better thing to do after a hike? Questions? Contact Regina Salvat (North Park GA) or Dan Durcan (GSAC).
**Subscribe to the "Graduate Forum" during Graduate Appreciation Week (April 6-12 and receive a $5 gift certificate to the Dirt Cowboy**

Last Updated: 4/5/13