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May 15, 2006 Issue

Volume XXIV • Issue 17

Elie Wiesel to Speak at Commencement
Eli Wiesel, the 1986 Nobel Peace Prize winner for his work on behalf of oppressed people worldwide, will deliver the main address at Commencement.  Other speakers include President Wright and the undergraduate senior class valedictorian and seven honorary degrees will be conferred.

The Write of Kings
Nearly six hundred years after it was written on parchment, in a florid hand with illuminated letters, The Brut Chronicle, the earliest prose account of the creation and early history of England, is available for study and research in the Rauner Special Collections Library.

Memorial Service for James O. Freedman
The memorial service for President Emeritus James Freedman will be held on Monday, May 15, at 2 p.m. in Rollins Chapel.  Mr. Freedman was Dartmouth's 15th president, from 1987 to 1998.

Bike/Walk to Work Day
Bike/Walk to Work Day, an annual national event intended to heighten awareness of bicycling and walking as healthy and environmentally friendly commuting options, is being held on Friday, May 19.

Summer and Fall Term Montgomery Fellows to Focus on Indian History and Literature
Acclaimed Indian writer, Githa Hariharan, and distinguished historian of India, Romila Thapar, will be in residence as Montgomery Fellows for summer and fall terms.

The Organic Farm Comes of Age
Dartmouth's Organic Farm celebrated its 10th birthday on April 28 with an all-day event that included tours, workshops on farming practices, nature walks, and live bluegrass music.

College Prepares for Possible Pandemic Flu
As federal, state, and local government agencies are grappling with how to deal with the effects of a pandemic outbreak of avian flu, Dartmouth's Emergency Management Group (EMG) is meeting regularly to assess and revise the College’s plans.

DCAL Expands Faculty Fellowships
The Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning expands faculty fellowships to welcome a wider variety of proposals for improving teaching and learning at Dartmouth.

Kudos
Recognition for Dartmouth faculty, staff, and students

Winning Teams
In honor of the services students perform and the employers that guide them, the College recently recognized an outstanding student employee and employer.

Have Class, Will Travel
Advanced psychology seminar taught by David Bucci, assistant professor of psychological and brain sciences, planned around attending the annual Society for Neuroscience meeting in Washington, D.C.

Gribble, Pogue Receive Mentor Awards
The Graduate Student Council and the Office of Graduate Studies award the Graduate Faculty Mentoring award to Gordon Gribble, the Dartmouth #1 Professor of Chemistry in the Arts and Sciences, and Brian Pogue, associate professor of engineering.

Dartmouth Celebrates Administrative Professionals Day
Nearly 200 Dartmouth staff members attended a reception held in celebration of national Administrative Professionals Day on April 26.

Alumni College Summer Courses
The 43rd annual Alumni College explores global health, memoir writing, and language immersion.  Held August 2 through 6, the programs are held on campus and are open to the public.

Alumni, Graduate Student Win NSF Awards
The National Science Foundation awards funding to five Dartmouth alumni and to one Dartmouth graduate student through its Graduate Research Fellowship Program.

The Skills for Science
Designed to help professional women in science improve their negotiation, communication, and leadership skills, a day-long session was presented by the Committee on the Advancement of Women Chemists.

Finding an Oasis
Remarks by John Pfister, assistant dean of first-year students and senior lecturer in psychological and brain sciences.

Handel Society Spring Concert features Britten, Beethoven
Dartmouth’s Handel Society will present major works by Benjamin Britten and Ludwig van Beethoven at its spring concert in two performances in Spaulding Auditorium on Saturday, May 20 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 21 at 2 p.m.

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