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April 3, 2006 Issue

Volume XXIV • Issue 14

In Memoriam: James O. Freedman
James O. Freedman, 15th President of Dartmouth and an influential leader in American higher education, died March 21, 2006, at age 70.

Folt Appointed Dean of Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Carol Folt, award-winning teacher and pioneering environmental scientist, has been appointed to a five-year term as dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

Residence Halls Named
Two residence halls in the new McLaughlin Residential Cluster will be named in honor of the Rauner and Thomas families for their generous gifts that help support high priority facilities projects.  

Fuentes, Albee to Visit Dartmouth in April
Carolos Fuentes, Mexican novelist and playwright Edward Albee visit campus in April.

Adding Interest
David Blanchflower, the Bruce V. Rauner Professor of Economics, was appointed to the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England.

Green Houses
Sustainable design course brings engineering and studio arts students together.

In the Spotlight: New Members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Beginning with this issue, a new series of profiles will spotlight members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences who have recently joined the community.

Getting Back on Track with Tuck
Back in Business: Invest in Your Return is a newly developed executive education program designed to update and refresh management and leadership skills of business professionals who want to re-enter the workforce.

Growing Up Is Hard to Do
Dreams & Discoveries: Journeys Through Childhood, a series of eight sessions, will highlight the many advances enhancing our understanding of childhood development and children with special needs or chronic illness.

Heating Up the Icemaking Business
Professor Victor Petrenko's icemaking invention could revolutionize the industry.

Once and Future Kings
Sarah Allan, who holds the Burlington Northern Foundation Professorship in Chinese Studies in Honor of Richard M. Bressler, has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to study 4th century B.C. Chinese bamboo slip-texts.

Dartmouth Makes the Grade
Hispanic Magazine ranks Dartmouth number 10 of the Top 25 colleges for Latinos.

Shell Game
Dartmouth becomes the first Ivy League institution to switch to cage-free eggs and one of only 80 colleges and universities in the nation.

Moving Pictures
Dartmouth computer animation students debut their work in a free public screening.

Call for 2007 Martin Luther King, Jr. Social Justice Awards Nominations
Recognizing members of the Dartmouth and Upper Valley communities, nominations for the 2007 Social Justice Awards are now being accepted.

Research Awards
Dartmouth researchers were awarded $8.8 million during February, including $2.9 million in new and competing awards.

New Insights on a Viral Link to Skin Cancer
Research led by Margaret Karagas of the Norris Cotton Cancer Center has found a virus that may be a risk for skin cancer.

No More Training Wheels
Four undergraduates develop a new stabilizing system that can replace training wheels on young children's bikes.

Mabou Mines DollHouse Reinvents Ibsen's Classic
The Mabou Mines theater troupe presents an inventive and profound production of A Doll's House, with a twist.

Coaxing the Spirits to Dance
The Hood Museum of Art's new exhibition explores the relationship between social life and artistic expression of Papua New Guinea.

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