Points of Pride

Two and a half centuries of Dartmouth achievements, turning points, contributions, and leadership

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Debut of Dartmouth Peak Performance

2011
Dartmouth Peak Performance integrates a full range of athletic, academic, and personal-development programs into the lives of student-athletes.

The Peace Corps Begins

1961
By May 1963, 29 Dartmouth students were serving in 17 countries around the world as a part of the program.

Dartmouth Skiway Opens

1956
On December 15, 1956, Polly Case straddled a small disk attached to a cable—a "poma lift"—and rode to the top of Holt's Ledge in Lyme Center, N.H.

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