Dartmouth Events

Dartmouth's History with the Military

Featuring faculty lectures, undergraduate research presentations, and an alumni panel.

Monday, November 11, 2019
9:00am – 5:00pm
Haldeman 41 (Kreindler Conference Hall)
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Conferences, Dartmouth 250th, Veterans Day Observances

Join faculty (Professors Bonner, Darrow, and Musselwhite), students (Nataly DeFreitas '20, Paula Lenart '20, and Vitalia Williams '22) and alumni speakers (Nate Fick '99, Stoney Portis G'13) as we explore Dartmouth's long history with our nation's military engagements and the effects of America's wars on our students and our campus life. 

Veteran alumni are invited to attend a box lunch with speakers. Please RSVP to Roberta Stewart at roberta.stewart@dartmouth.edu to guarantee your place and indicate if you will join us for lunch.


9am-12 noon
Faculty Panel. Historical Perspectives on Dartmouth's Role in Earlier Conflicts.

Paul Musselwhite, Associate Professor of History, Dartmouth College

            Dartmouth on the Front Line: The Upper Valley in the War for Independence

Robert E. Bonner, Professor of History, Kathe Tappe Vernon Professor of Biography, Dartmouth College

            Dartmouth and the Civil War: Soldiers, Students, and Faculty Confront Secession   and Slavery

Margaret Darrow, Professor Emerita of History, Dartmouth College

            The First World War at Dartmouth, 1914-1918.


12 noon
Box lunch for speakers and veteran audience

1:30-330 pm
Undergraduate Research Panel. 'War Stories" (COLT 64/CLST 11) and Dartmouth Stories of Campus Climate.

  •             Nataly DeFreitas '20
  •             Paula Lenart,
  •             Vitalia Williams '22

Alumni Panel. Alumni Veterans Perspectives on Dartmouth Education and Military Service in Contemporary Conflicts. Followed by short reception and dinner.

For more information, contact:
Roberta Stewart

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.