Volume XXIII, Issue 11
Dartmouth awarded $21.8 million NSF Grant
An interdisciplinary group led by researcher Michael Gazzaniga has received a $21.8 million National Science Foundation grant to establish the Center for Cognitive and Educational Neuroscience (CCEN), as part of NSF's new Science and Learning Center (SLC) initiative.
Myth, history and the displaced: Calloway to deliver Presidential Lecture
"It's not that tidy," Professor Colin Calloway said about the subject matter of his upcoming Feb. 9 Presidential Lecture. "Heritage, myth and memory may not be the same as history but they are not easily separated from it and they play a part in shaping it."
Peace Corps numbers rise
In its annual survey of colleges and universities across the nation, the Peace Corps recently announced that Dartmouth advanced from the number three to the number two slot in the top 25 list for small schools that produce the most volunteers.
NASA asks Thayer researcher to test ice
Thoughts on theater
Peter Hackett looks back. Moves Dartmouth forward
The 100th anniversary of the London debut of J.M. Barrie's play Peter Pan, or the Boy Who Would Not Grow Up, is the theme of Dartmouth's Winter Carnival this year.
Cultivating interest and activities around the unique characteristics of the higher latitudes is the mission of the newly formed Dartmouth Northern Club.
NSF recognizes two faculty members
Two Dartmouth professors have recently been honored with a Career Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Take the United Way to heart
As of Jan. 20, the Dartmouth United Way Campaign had received gifts and pledges from almost 1,000 individuals in the campus community for a total of $225,403-just 4 percent shy of the campaign's goal of $235,000.
Need to find something?
Dartmouth's new search engine makes it easier
Speaking their minds
On Jan. 31 and Feb. 2 in Collis Common Ground, over 150 Upper Valley middle school boys and girls spent the day at Dartmouth as part of the annual Boys Speak Out and Sister to Sister summits.
Flu Prevention Kits
This winter, thanks to a Class of 1977 class project called the Dick's House Fund, Health Services staff are distributing kits to help ward off illness.
Rare cancer on the rise
The marked increase in cancer of the esophagus over the last 25 years represents a real disease burden in the United States that is as yet unexplained, according to researchers from Dartmouth Medical School and the Veterans Administration (VA) Outcomes Group.
Hopkins Center and Kronos Quartet announce third commission
The Hopkins Center for the Arts announced that composer Dan Visconti has been selected as the recipient of the third commission offered through the Kronos: Under 30 Project.
Last Updated: 12/17/08