Volume XXIII, Issue 13
Pilobolus archive comes home
In 1971, the modern dance company Pilobolus came to life in a rehearsal studio in Dartmouth's Webster Hall, and went on to become one of the most successful dance companies in the world, with three touring companies and an educational program called the Pilobolus Institute.
Dartmouth receives $14 million for emerging fields
Dartmouth's commitment to innovation - to opening new areas of discovery and fostering faculty and students at that critical moment of creation and genesis of new fields and ideas - has been supported by three significant gifts.
James to direct Hop
Jeffrey H. James, currently the Executive Director of the Cunningham Dance Foundation, has been named the sixth Director of the Hopkins Center for the Arts at Dartmouth.
Immunotherapy Center announced
A new program to coordinate immunology research across a range of diseases and disciplines was announced recently by Stephen P. Spielberg, Dean of Dartmouth Medical School (DMS).
Writing students in Tom Cormen's English classes were treated to a visit from author and former professional baseball player Jim Bouton on Feb. 23.
Home stretch for Kemeny Challenge
As Kemeny Hall takes shape on North Main Street, fund raising for the future home of the Mathematics Department is nearing completion. Contributions from more than 1,500 alumni, faculty, staff and friends have brought the College within $3 million of the fund-raising goal.
Movers and shakers
The March 2005 issue of Black Enterprise magazine features the 50 most powerful African Americans in sports, and four are Dartmouth graduates. Of the four, three are former student-athletes for the Big Green.
Farewell to a friend
Christina Porter '06 died on Jan. 16 after a long struggle with a head injury sustained while skiing last winter. She was 21 years old.
The legacy of our moat mentality
John Rassias, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor and Chair of the Department of French and Italian, on the importance of language for international understanding.
The ninth annual "March Madness for the Mind" competition taking place in San Diego will showcase the nation's top student inventors, including a team of two students at the Thayer School of Engineering.
$1 million for Tuck
The Tuck School has received $1 million from UBS Investment Bank. To recognize this gift, Tuck will name its admissions office the UBS MBA Admissions Suite.
Dartmouth researchers were awarded $16.7 million during January, including $7.5 million in new awards and competing awards.
Recognition for Dartmouth faculty, staff and students
Colleen Randall exhibits new works
Professor and Chair of Studio Art Colleen Randall will be exhibiting her collection New Paintings at The Painting Center in New York, N.Y. from March 1-26.
Last Updated: 12/17/08