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January 10, 2005 Issue

Volume XXIII, Issue 9

Crunching numbers
Attendance at events sponsored by the fledgling Math Society is on the rise at Dartmouth, and the energy of Jonathan Huang '06 is at the root of the phenomenon.

College Honors Martin Luther King Jr.
Spanning three weeks in January and February, Dartmouth's 2005 series of events celebrating the life and work of the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. will focus on the theme: "Inside/Out: Making the Invisible Visible." This year's events will begin on Saturday, Jan. 15, King's birthday, and continue through Sunday, Feb. 6.

Managing Travel Risk
At any given time, someone from Dartmouth is traveling overseas. Whether it's a faculty member studying source materials in a far-flung library, or a student participating in a Foreign Study Program, globe-hopping is an integral part of the Dartmouth experience.

Going to a new source
The Internet, according to Mikhail Gronas, has opened a door to new avenues of literary study. According to him, there are volumes of unexplored, non-professional literary criticism at Amazon.com, in the form of customer reviews, which are ripe for academic scrutiny.

Northeastern joins UPNE
Northeastern University Press joined the University Press of New England (UPNE) consortium last month. Richard Abel, Director of UPNE said the press would bring an outstanding record of publishing distinction to the group.

Memorial for Noel Perrin
A memorial service for the late Noel Perrin, Professor of English, Emeritus and Adjunct Professor of Environmental Studies at Dartmouth, is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 22 at 2 p.m. in Rollins Chapel.

Six to receive Social Justice Awards
The College will honor those who have made significant contributions to the fields of civil rights, education, environmental justice, public service and public health in its annual Social Justice Awards ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 29 at 5 p.m.

Remembering those we have lost
The Dartmouth flag is lowered to half-mast when a member of the community passes away. It is a mark of respect that honors the life of an individual and offers others the opportunity to reflect on that individual's relationship to the College.

Special Olympics Upper Valley Style
Over 130 athletes from New Hampshire and Vermont will compete in events during the 3rd Upper Valley Special Olympics Winter Games, hosted by the Dartmouth Club of the Upper Valley.

Postdoc wins NIEHS Wetterhahn Award
Anne Spuches, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Chemistry, has received the 2004 Karen Wetterhahn Award from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS).

College Community responds to Tsunami disaster
President James Wright and others addressed ways the College community could contribute to relief efforts for victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami disaster.

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