Volume XXIV • Issue 5
Tracking the aftermath
Researchers with the Dartmouth Flood Observatory have been working with state and federal officials, along with representatives from nongovernmental organizations, to help map and analyze the flooding that has occurred as a result of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
Teaching together, learning together
At a festive ceremony on Sept. 23, the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning was formally dedicated in its new space in the Baker-Berry Library.
Library partners with "Google Scholar"
Dartmouth College Library has announced a partnership with Google to participate in the development of the Internet company's new beta search engine, Google Scholar.
"Trouble" at the Hood
Just as artist Fred Wilson began work on his exhibition "SO MUCH TROUBLE IN THE WORLD-Believe It or Not" for the Hood Museum of Art, the London subways were bombed; as he was finishing his installation, Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast.
If it's October, it must be Homecoming
Festivities include the Dartmouth Night Parade, the bonfire, a faculty "Chalk Talk" lecture before the football game, a student poster session, a swing dance and more.
Community gathers in support hurricane relief efforts
On Friday, Sept. 30, members of the Dartmouth community and the surrounding area met on the Green for to reflect on the devastation wrought by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
A barrier-free Web
"I want to do things that are useful and that will make people's lives easier or better," said Sarah Horton, Instructional Technology Specialist in Academic Computing.
New ROTC instructor at Dartmouth
Major Eric A. Carver of Newburyport, Mass. joined the Dartmouth Campus this summer as the new instructor for the College's Army ROTC, known as the Lone Pine Detachment.
Moose on the move
"This is only the second time I have seen a bull moose in town," said Professor of English Tom Luxon of this bull moose he photographed on East Wheelock Street on Sept. 24.
Preserving Occom Pond
Dartmouth, working in partnership with the Occom Pond Neighborhood Association (OPNA), has initiated a program to improve the quality of the water entering Occom Pond.
Dickey Center hosts panel discussion on targeted killings, torture
The John Sloan Dickey Center's War and Peace Studies Program will host a panel discussion titled "Coercive Interrogations and Targeted Killings: Justifiable Measures or Self-Defeating Excess?" at 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 17.
Former Secretary of HHS to speak at bioethics conference
The Dartmouth College Ethics Institute, the Office of the Dean of the Faculty and the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding will turn the spotlight on global bioethics in its symposium scheduled for Oct. 16-18.
Dartmouth researchers were awarded $24.1 million during August, including $5 million in new and competing awards.
The museum in an academic environment
Twentieth-anniversary commission reveals new insights into the Hood's historic collections
On Saturday, Oct. 15, the Department of Theater will sell 35 percent of its costume inventory in the Warner Bentley Theater and Theater Department Rehearsal Room, Hopkins Center for the Arts, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuck on top
The Tuck School of Business has reclaimed the number one spot in The Wall Street Journal/Harris Interactive annual business school survey of MBA recruiters, up from number three in 2004.
Last Updated: 12/17/08