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May 2, 2005 Issue

Volume XXIII, Issue 16

When continents collide
A Dartmouth researcher is part of a team that has discovered a new active "thrust fault" at the base of the Himalaya in Nepal. This new fault likely accommodates some of the subterranean pressure caused by the continuing collision of the Indian subcontinent with Asia.

"Yes, this is Dartmouth"
Almost two hundred people filled the Daniel Webster Room at the Hanover Inn on the evening of Apr. 18th. Mostly '05s with a healthy sprinkling of alumni, they were the first people in more than twenty years to take part in a Dartmouth tradition: the Daniel Webster Senior Dinners.

Two Americas, one vision
Arturo Valenzuela, Professor of Government and Director of the Center for Latin American Studies at Georgetown University, will be in residence at Dartmouth May 3-6 as the Class of 1950 Senior Foreign Affairs Fellow.

Fiddler on the Web
The Dartmouth Jewish Sound Archive (DJSA) boasts over 4,000 tracks online, and a recent $10,000 grant from the Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund will go toward processing nearly 100,000 additional recordings that are waiting to be added.

Opening the doors to the '09's
From Apr. 20-23 more than 450 prospective members of the Class of 2009 visited campus through the Admissions Office "Dimensions of Dartmouth" program.

Moves to Collis Center bring student organizations together
Six student organizations moved from Robinson Hall to Collis Center during March. The moves are part of an initiative to make Collis more student-focused.

Recognition for Dartmouth faculty and staff

Looking at Einstein: physics one hundred years later
Fifty years ago this spring Albert Einstein died in Princeton, N.J. One hundred years ago, as a young man, he published four papers in a leading German physics journal, launching what would become known as his "miraculous year." To commemorate both events, the General Assembly of the United Nations has declared 2005 to be the "World Year of Physics."

Registration open for Dartmouth's second robotics camp program
Dartmouth is hosting three free summer robotics camps this July for local youngsters age 11 through 13. The program is being jointly sponsored this year by the Provost's Office and the Computer Science Department.

Strong Medicine
On Wed., May 4, Marcia Angell, former Editor-in-Chief of the New England Journal of Medicine, will deliver a free public lecture at 4:30 p.m. in Wilder 104.

Research Awards
Dartmouth researchers were awarded $28.2 million during February and March, including $8.5 million in new and competing awards.

Big green bus crosses country, runs on cooking oil
Veggie-powered bus ferries Dartmouth Ultimate Frisbee players cross-country for tournaments and environmental outreach.

Up close and personal
Tucked away in the Music Department, behind practice and ensemble rooms in the basement of the Hopkins Center is Faulkner Recital Hall, the principal venue where students, faculty and world-renowned musicians perform through the Department's Vaughan Recital Series.

Barefoot on the Green
The second annual Festival of Humanity, to be held Sat., May 14, will bring Dartmouth students and Upper Valley residents together to celebrate a collective interest in community service.

Computing Technology Venture Fund announces Request for Proposals
The Venture Fund awards grants to Dartmouth faculty, enabling them to explore ways of deploying computing technology into the curriculum in innovative ways.

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