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March 6, 2006 Issue

Volume XXIV • Issue 13

Interpreting Intent
Two Dartmouth researchers have learned more about how the human brain interprets the actions and intentions of others.

Old Pesticides Never Die
A group of Dartmouth researchers has evidence that disturbing the land where farms once thrived can release the arsenic and lead that were applied as pesticides in the early 1900s. Once disturbed, these metals can then contaminate nearby surface waters.

Artificial Intelligence Turns 50
"AI@50," a conference celebrating the 50th anniversary of artificial intelligence-a field of research that was officially named by the 1956 Dartmouth Summer Research Project on Artificial Intelligence — will be held July 13 through 15 on campus.

Sloboda, Kull Named National Academies Education Fellows
Roger Sloboda, the Ira Allen Eastman Professor of Biological Sciences, and F. Jon Kull, assistant professor of chemistry, have been named Education Fellows in the Life Sciences by the National Academies.

Conservation Efforts Successful
Even though it's been a warmer winter season so far, John Gratiot, associate vice president for facilities operations and management, says that thanks to conservation efforts, Dartmouth is using even less heating oil than expected.

Stargazer's Delight
Twice a week, stargazers gather at Shattuck Observatory to observe the skies through the Department of Physics and Astronomy's public astronomical observing program, which offers public access to some of Dartmouth's telescopes.

Three Gold, Two Bronze Medals for Dartmouth Olympic Athletes
Fourteen Dartmouth student and alumni athletes, more than from any other Ivy League school, competed at the XX Winter Olympiad in Torino, Italy.

An Ancient World Revealed
In a new exhibition, the Hood Museum of Art explores globalization in ancient Costa Rica. On view from February 24 through October 1, Globalization in Ancient Costa Rican Arts showcases the work of a society that left a rich artistic legacy in ceramic and stone.

Research Awards
Dartmouth researchers were awarded $7.7 million during January, including $3.3 million in new and competing awards.

Making His Case
A team of four MBA students recently won first prize at the seventh annual Marketing Case Challenge held at UNC.

American Institute of Architects Honors Two Firms
The Santa Monica, Calif.-based architectural firm Moore Ruble Yudell has received the 2006 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Architecture Firm Award. Both have designed buildings at Dartmouth.

"Arts Mexico" Performances at the Hop
A Son Jarocho festival: music from the Mexican Caribbean; Limón Dance Company celebrates founder's heritage with new work

The Hot Seat
In a lecture series co-sponsored by the Department of Earth Sciences and the Sierra Club of the Upper Valley, experts from a variety of disciplines will speak on the topic of climate change and global warming.

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