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August 22, 2005 Issue

Volume XXIV • Issue 3

Dartmouth to host conference celebrating Portsmouth Treaty centennial
One hundred years ago, a treaty was signed in Portsmouth, N.H., that ended the 18-month war between Japan and Russia. From Sept. 8-10, Dartmouth will host a conference celebrating this centennial, called "Portsmouth and Its Legacies."

Spalding '76 appointed Vice President for Alumni Relations
David P. Spalding '76, Vice Chairman of The Cypress Group LLC in New York City and Chairman of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro New York, has been appointed Dartmouth's Vice President for Alumni Relations, effective in early October.

Montgomery series focuses on "Science and Society"
During the fall term, the Montgomery Endowment brings to campus three influential scholars whose careers have shaped the ways in which we understand the relationship between science and the human experience.

Looking harder, finding more cancer
Two recent studies by a team of researchers at Dartmouth Medical School (DMS) pose questions about screening for two common forms of cancer.

On the Trail
Appalachian Trail "thru hikers," those hardy souls who walk the entire length of the Trail from Georgia to Maine, take a break outside Collis Center on July 29.

"A good beginning"
"There are very few colleges in the country where the President comes to greet the freshman medical school class - this is one of them," said Dartmouth Medical School (DMS) Dean Stephen Spielberg at the DMS Orientation for the Class of 2009 on Aug. 8.

Chalk Talk lecture series
Stop by the Hanover Inn on Saturday mornings this fall and enjoy an interactive program before Dartmouth football games. These one-hour seminars address engaging topics and are presented by Dartmouth faculty members.

Reaching her personal best
Elizabeth Rexford '08 was a five-time champion in the 2005 World Eskimo-Indian Olympics (WEIO), held July 20-23 in herhometown of Fairbanks, Ala. Rexford, an Inupiaq Eskimo, triumphed in the knuckle hop, Alaskan high kick, one-hand reach, kneel jump and the scissors broad jump.

High-octane interns
Rockefeller Center Civic Skills Training teaches students to maximize public service internships

Diversity is focus at third annual support staff conference
"The people who help faculty teach and students learn are staff," said Susan DeBevoise Wright, Executive Director of the Montgomery Endowment and wife of Dartmouth President James Wright, at the third annual Support Staff Conference, held Aug. 4 in Collis Common Ground.

Research Awards
Dartmouth researchers were awarded $29.4 million during June, including $4.5 million in new and competing awards.

Lessons from Nagasaki
Sixty years ago this month a single B-29 piloted by Captain Charles Sweeney dropped the second atomic bomb ever used in war. The bomb destroyed the industrial sector of the Japanese city of Nagasaki and killed 75,000 people. Within days, Japan surrendered. The Second World War was over. The era of weapons of mass destruction had begun.

Work progresses on new Dartmouth directory
A new version of the Dartmouth College Directory will soon be available-both online as well as in print.

Dartmouth Medicine online
Dartmouth Medicine magazine, the flagship publication of Dartmouth Medical School (DMS) and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, recently launched a major redesign of its website.

Billmeier '99 to speak at Convocation
Sarah Billmeier '99, a world champion and Paralympic gold medalist in disabled skiing as well as a fourth-year student at Harvard Medical School, will deliver remarks at Dartmouth's Convocation on Tues., Sept. 20 at 11 a.m.

Editor's Pick: 20th Anniversary Party
The Hood Museum of Art celebrates 20 years with live music, raffles, a scavenger hunt, art activities, gallery talks and light refreshments.

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