Volume XXIII, Issue 14
Fit for the King
"They are a wonderful teaching tool," says Susan Ackerman. "The students are always awed by them." Ackerman is speaking of Dartmouth's famous Assyrian reliefs-among the most significant works of Assyrian art in the United States.
Can't shake that tune? Here's why
A group of Dartmouth researchers has learned that the brain's auditory cortex, the part that handles information from your ears, holds on to musical memories.
Kennedy to lead Hood
Brian P. Kennedy, formerly the Director of the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra, has been named the Director of the Hood Museum of Art. He will succeed Derrick Cartwright, who served as director from 2001 until 2004. Kennedy will begin on July 1.
Montgomery Fellow: Wendy Wasserstein
Pulitzer-prize winning playwright Wendy Wasserstein will be on campus during the spring and summer terms as a Montgomery Fellow.
On Tuesday, Apr. 12, at 6:30 p.m. in Brace Commons, the Dartmouth Italian Club invites you to take a guided tour through Italian society, language and literature in Italy: City by City, Author by Author.
Poetry & Prose
"Writers are oddballs, no matter how good they are at impersonating normal people, and oddballs often make interesting company," said Tom Sleigh, poet and Professor of English and Creative Writing.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Studio Art John Kemp Lee presented a show of sculpture titled Off Target at the Kouros Gallery in New York City from February 17 to March 19, 2005.
Following in my father's footsteps: Selma 40 years later
Just forty years ago, on March 21, 1965, Martin Luther King, Jr., led thousands of marchers across the Pettus Bridge, from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in one of the great historic moments of the Civil Rights Movement.
Minding the grid
The Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection (I3P) launched an $8.5 million research program that will help protect supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems in the oil and gas industry and other critical infrastructure sectors.
Bailey-Kellogg recognized by Sloan Foundation
Assistant Professor of Computer Science Chris Bailey-Kellogg has been awarded a prestigious Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship.
Getting the message right
Jennifer Kaye '99, a second-year student at the Tuck School of Business, took the Grand Prize in the 2005 Case Study Competition in Corporate Communications sponsored by the Arthur W. Page Society and the Institute for Public Relations.
On Mar. 7 at the Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC) in Austin, Texas, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Energy Commission announced the winners of Efficiency Challenge 2004, an international design competition for power supply efficiency.
Recognition for the Dartmouth faculty, staff and students
Marks of Distinction
Hood debuts two hundred years of American drawings and watercolors
Standing Room Only
Susan Wright narrating A Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra by Benjamin Britten, in a concert of the British composer's works on Monday, Mar. 7.
Last Updated: 12/17/08