January 12, 2004 Issue
Volume XXII, Issue 12
- Four to receive social justice awards
Four alumni will receive the College's annual Social Justice Awards at a ceremony scheduled for 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, in the Hood Museum's Loew Auditorium.
- United Way campaign continues
The Dartmouth College United Way campaign will continue through Valentine's Day, thus allowing people who were away for the fall term to participate.
- Flu season's precautions outlined
The flu season is underway. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, influenza outbreaks typically peak from November through April.
- President's Report
Dartmouth President James Wright recently issued a report reviewing significant developments at the College during the first five years of his administration.
- Report on athletics available for review
Through Jan. 20, members of the Dartmouth community and the public will have an opportunity to review and comment on a report the College has assembled for a regular recertification review of its athletics programs.
- Rabbi's position endowed
Honoring the memory of a Dartmouth alumnus whose faith was central to his life, the Trinitas Foundation of Quincy, Mass., has given $1 million for creation of the Michael Steinberg Class of 1961 Rabbi of Dartmouth College Hillel.
- DHMC/DMS DHMC appoints expert in end-of-life care
An internationally renowned leader on ethics and end of life care has joined the staff of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC). Ira Byock has been appointed Director of the Palliative Medicine Service at the Medical Center.
- Cancer prevention, calcium and vitamin D
The nutrients calcium and vitamin D work in tandem, not separately, to reduce the risk of colorectal cancer, according to a new Dartmouth Medical School study reported in the Dec. 3 issue of Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
ARTS & SCEINCES
- Chemical puzzle solved
By revealing the architecture of an essential enzyme in a parasite, Dartmouth researchers are helping address a public health issue.
Dartmouth researchers were awarded $5.8 million during November, including $2.2 million in new and in competing awards.
HOOD MUSEUM OF ART
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