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June 27, 2005 Issue

Volume XXIV, Issue 1

A new clue to pancreatic cancer
Making new strides in their ongoing effort to understand mechanisms behind the relentless growth of cancer cells, researchers at Dartmouth Medical School (DMS) have found a promising key that may open doors to future treatments in pancreatic and other forms of cancer.

Coming of age
Scientists develop careers through interdisciplinary project

Trustees reelect chair
Construction progress reviewed, budgets approved

Senior class gift sets record
Participation was the keyword as Dartmouth '05s turned out in record number to support the Dartmouth College Fund (DCF) with their senior class gift.

Kreindler gift supports academic facility
Lee S. Kriendler 1945 Conference Center will be named in honor of pioneer in aviation accident litigation

Applying online is easier with Updated Jobs Web site
The Dartmouth Human Resources Jobs Web site has a new look and a new URL. The redesigned site allows applicants to apply for positions online, with the option of attaching a resumé, cover letter and other documents.

Harper wins Katherine Ley award
Ann "Josie" Harper, Dartmouth's Director of Athletics, has been selected as the Katherine Ley Award recipient, an honor which recognizes commitment to women coaches and administrators.

Fulbrights send seniors "round the girdled Earth"
A number of newly-graduated seniors have won Fulbright Scholarships for both teaching and research.

Picture this
Twenty-five members of the Class of 2005 who majored in art got a promising start to their careers as professional artists this spring. Thanks to the Dartmouth Art Acquisition Program, they sold their artwork to the College for permanent display.

North honored at Wetterhahn Symposium
DMS professor has mentored WISP interns every year since 1990

Vandewalle recognized by Fulbright Foundation for second time
Associate Professor of Government Diederik "Dirk" Vandewalle was awarded his second Fulbright Regional Research Award to support his research on the Arab Gulf countries.

"Appreciating Difference" is theme of staff conference
For the third consecutive year, Dartmouth will offer a special day-long conference open to all non-exempt staff and union and service employees.

Nordberg appointed Chief Human Resources Officer
Traci Knoblauch Nordberg, currently Director of Human Resources for Massachusetts General Hospital/Partners Healthcare System, Inc. (MGH) in Boston, Mass., has been appointed Chief Human Resources Officer for Dartmouth, effective Sept. 1, 2005.

Hogan's unsung heroes: the Operations Group
Not many people on campus will ever see the servers in the Kiewit machine room, although there are more than 200 of them, running 24/7. No one thinks about these machines, that is, until there's trouble.

Life on Mars?
Two Dartmouth researchers have weighed in on the debate over whether the presence of methane gas on Mars indicates life on the red planet.

A dance laboratory
Dartmouth has been named a pilot site for the Center for Creative Research (CCR), a project of the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA).

Kudos
Recognition for Dartmouth faculty, staff and students

Online news made easy
Did you know that the Dartmouth website offers news updates in the form of RSS-XML feeds? RSS, which stands for "Really Simple Syndication," is one of the fastest-growing methods of accessing information on the Web.

Class acts
Students, faculty and staff filled Collis Common Ground on May 25 to capacity in honor of students and student groups who have made service to the Dartmouth community a priority in their college experience.

Time for the Prouty
Join more than 1,000 participants and volunteers at the 24th annual Prouty Bike Ride & Fitness Walk for Cancer Research on Sat., July 9. Bikers ride a 25, 50 or 100 mile route, each with beautiful views of the Connecticut River Valley.

Research awards
Dartmouth researchers were awarded $16.4 million during May, including $7.2 million in new and competing awards.

A life lived for Poetry
In Memoriam: Richard Ghormley Eberhart, Class of 1925 Professor of English, Emeritus (1904-2005)

Big Green Everest
Dartmouth '98s Greg Vadasdi and Dan Protz have reason to smile. They led the Big Green Everest Expedition to the top of Mt. Everest on June 2.

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