May 31, 2004 Issue
Volume XXII, Issue 21
ARTS & SCIENCES
- It is rocket science
When asked about her job, Kristina Lynch usually says she studies the Northern Lights - the dancing auroral lights that often appear in the night sky. "It sounds better than saying I'm a rocket scientist," she says.
- Student successes honored
A number of Dartmouth students won major national scholarships and fellowships this year, which celebrate the students' achievements and recognize the diversity and depth of their academic pursuits.
- Animation festival shows student work
A free, public festival of student-animated films will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 2, in Loew Auditorium. The films, created by 14 students who have taken Film Studies 35 (Animation), show the work created in class, about 25 films, only one of which was created on a computer.
- Student campaign recognized
Dartmouth's Order Of Omega was recognized at a May 18 awards ceremony for raising more than $7,500 in a United Way campaign directed at and by students.
DARTMOUTH MEDICAL SCHOOL
- The danger of smoking in films
On May 11, Madeline Dalton, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Dartmouth Medical School, testified at a hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation that smoking in films significantly increases the risk of adolescent smoking initiation.
- Student Break Concert
The Dartmouth Wind Symphony's 19th annual outdoor Study Break Concert, titled "Broadway, Senior Soloists, and the Spirit of Dartmouth," will be held on Thursday, June 3.
- Student Opera: Sicut Erat
The opera follows an infant who is found by an abbot and taken to a monastery where he becomes a monk. He struggles to find meaning in the monastery where he is confined for 20 years. 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 2
- Poetry reading benefits Robert Frost farm
Poetry will come alive in Sanborn Library at 7 p.m on Thursday, June 17, when Grace Paley, Cynthia Huntington, and Cleopatra Mathis will read from collections of their work.
- Prouty ride and walk raises money for cancer
With the 23rd annual Prouty Bike Ride and Fitness Walk a little more than a month away, organizers are encouraging Dartmouth community members to participate in the fundraiser for the Norris Cotton Cancer Center.
Vox goes montly this summer
For the 2004 summer term, Vox of Dartmouth will shift to a monthly publication schedule.
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