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January 23, 2006 Issue

Volume XXIV • Issue 10

Adolescent drinking linked to alcohol use in movies
Seeing movies that feature characters drinking alcohol can predispose young adolescents to experiment with alcohol at an early age, concludes a study led by Dartmouth Medical School (DMS) researchers.

Making the Rounds
Segway makes covering campus easier. Robert Crossett zooms past Carson hall on a Segway HT (Human Transporter). Crossett rides the Segway for his job as a computer coordinator in the Computing Services Department.

Alumni, Students Honored at Annual Social Justice Awards Ceremony
The fifth annual Social Justice Awards ceremony, part of Dartmouth's Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration, will be held on Friday, January 27 at 5 p.m. in Alumni Hall.

Don't Feed the Artist
What would it be like to go to work every day in a Macy's display window? J. Kiku Langford '06, a studio art major, is finding out as she spends the month of January painting in a makeshift studio set up in the Barrows Rotunda-a 360-degree exhibition space that greets visitors to the Hopkins Center.

Wright Selected for National Education Summit
President James Wright participated in a summit of higher education leaders co-hosted by the U.S. Departments of State and Education on January 5 and 6.

Public Affairs, Tuck Launch Podcast Services
"Views from the Green" broadcasts Dartmouth voices; Radio Tuck covers technology and business

Terry Tempest Williams Arrives as Montgomery Fellow Feb. 6
Author and environmental activist Terry Tempest Williams will begin her Montgomery Fellow residence on Monday, February 6. On campus until Saturday, March 4, she will present a public lecture, "Circles of Community: From Castle Valley to Rwanda," on Tuesday, February 21 at 4:30 p.m. in Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall.

Home Page Renovation Under Way 
As the World Wide Web continues to evolve, so does Dartmouth's Web site. And the next upgrade to the site is now under way.

Holocaust Remembrance Project Gathers Honors for Dartmouth Hillel
In 2005 Rabbi Edward Boraz, rabbi and executive director of Dartmouth Hillel, took 19 students of diverse religious and cultural backgrounds to the town of Lunna, Belarus for Project Preservation to restore a desecrated and long-abandoned Jewish cemetery.

Army Increases Scholarship Support for Dartmouth's ROTC Cadets
The commanding officer of the U.S. Army's Cadet Command has notified Dartmouth President James Wright that, beginning this month, the Army will increase its support of scholarships for Army ROTC cadets at Dartmouth to cover full tuition and fees.

Recognition for Dartmouth faculty, staff and students

Projecting Talent
Peter Nigrini '93 (front right), video designer for the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, speaks to Lighting Design 1 students on January 13.

Dartmouth Alumnus Wins Mitchell
Daniel Preysman '04 is among the 12 national recipients of the 2006-2007 George J. Mitchell Scholarship. This is the first time a Dartmouth student or graduate has received the Mitchell award.

Dartmouth Association of Latino Alumni Officially Recognized by College
The Dartmouth Association of Latino Alumni (DALA) has received formal recognition as an affiliated group of Dartmouth College by the Office of Alumni Relations.

Ruoff is 2006 DCAL Fellow
The Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL) has announced that Jeffrey Ruoff, assistant professor of film and television studies, will enjoy a DCAL Fellowship for Teaching and Technology in the summer term of 2006.

Conference Honors Sadik al-Azm
In a year in which many of Dartmouth's faculty and institutions are engaged in discussions about the intersection of religion and politics, the College will host a conference honoring Sadik al-Azm, a professor of Philosophy at the University of Damascus, exploring areas where he has emerged as a leading intellectual influence: Orientalism and religious fundamentalism.

Past in Reverse: Contemporary Art of East Asia
The Hood Museum of Art recently unveiled a major exhibition from the San Diego Museum of Art featuring works by more than twenty established and up-and-coming artists and artists' groups from mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, and South Korea.

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