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In a ranking of the 100 "best values in private colleges" by Kiplinger's Personal Finance, Dartmouth ranked seventh on this year's list. The study used 40 data points to identify private liberal arts colleges and universities that combine outstanding economic value with exceptional education. Click here to see the annual rankings.

gillibrandKirten Gillibrand '88 (Photo by Joseph Mehling '69)
"Obama lauds Gillibrand pick," reports The Boston Globe (1/23/09). President Barack Obama stated, "Governor Paterson made a wonderful choice in appointing Kirsten Gillibrand to fill Secretary Clinton's seat in the United States Senate." Articles about Gillibrand '88 also appeared in media including The New York Times, Bloomberg, and The Wall Street Journal.

GeithnerTimothy Geithner '83 (Photo Getty Images)
Prior to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner '83's confirmation, Time magazine reported on his nomination, "Can Tim Geithner Lead the Economy Out of Its Mess?"(1/14/09). As secretary of the treasury, Geithner is working to resolve the financial crisis as noted in The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal . Geithner succeeds another alumnus, former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson '68.

icyIcy power lines (Photo by Wayne Nalbandian)

The Boston Globe reported that Engineering Professor Victor Petrenko and his colleagues at Ice Engineering LLC in Lebanon, N.H., have invented a system to reduce power outages by melting ice from power lines. The new proprietary technology enables utilities to increase the electrical resistance of a power line, heating it to melt ice or prevent it from forming.


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Last Updated: 2/22/09