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Across Dartmouth, people are looking at major advances in artificial intelligence with optimism and enthusiasm, along with a little caution.

Students studying in Baker Hall


Biology Students Spend Break at Leading Global Eye Clinic
Two Students Selected as John Robert Lewis Scholars
Mary Flanagan: The Power of Possibility
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Peter Winkler Named Fellow of the AAAS
Toward Equity Launch Gets Enthusiastic Reception
Exploring Jewish Life, Past and Present, in Berlin
From Vibrant Basecamp to a Global Classroom
Highlights of Winter Carnival 2023
Big Green Love Stories: 2023 Edition
Hope Hall ’26 Making Strides on the Links
Views From the Green: February 2023


“This alumnae-led fundraising initiative made U.S. philanthropic history, with 103 women making gifts of $1 million or more, for a total of $379 million, to the school’s campaign.” —DENISE DUPRÉ ’80, FORMER DARTMOUTH TRUSTEE | PHILANTHROPY NEWS DIGEST

 “You’ll never know the answer if you don’t ask the question. You’ve got to ask what’s important to people. You’ve got to ask, ‘What does success look like?’ You’ve got to ask, ‘How can I help?’” —LAUREL RICHIE ’81, FORMER BOARD OF TRUSTEES CHAIR | THE DEVELOPMENT DEBRIEF PODCAST

OpenAI Chief Technology Officer Mira Murati, Thayer ’12, talks about her team launching ChatGPT and the “hard problems” still to figure out around the use of artificial intelligence. —TIME