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October 24, 2005 Issue

Volume XXIV • Issue 6

Annual United Way campaign underway
On Oct. 10, Dartmouth's campus-wide Upper Valley United Way (UVUW) fundraising campaign was launched.

Strike up the band
Max Culpepper, Director of the Dartmouth College Marching Band (DCMB), said that this student ensemble group displays extraordinary school spirit with their appearances at football, ice hockey, and basketball games. Justin Blesy '06, the president of the DCMB, echoed the sentiment.

World Usability Day on campus
On Thursday, Nov. 3, Dartmouth will participate in World Usability Day, a global series of events organized by the Usability Professionals Association to promote ease of use in design.

Flu season is around the corner
Flu season is approaching and this year there is heightened concern over possible outbreaks of various viral infections, including avian flu.

Review to examine coordination of administrative services
During November and December, Dartmouth will take a comprehensive look at how it organizes, supports and coordinates administrative functions.

A movement with legs
On Sept. 16, Dartmouth participated in the Upper Valley Autumn Bike/Walk to Work Day. "The College is a vital supporter of this project," said Wally Elton, Executive Director of the Upper Valley Trails Alliance, which co-sponsored the event with Upper Valley Rideshare.

Where we live, why and how it matters
Research by two geography professors appears in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Recognition for Dartmouth faculty, staff and students

Phillips presents new novel Dancing in the Dark
Author Caryl Phillips' fiction is often set in the past, but he does not characterize his work as historical fiction. "[Fiction that is] set in a different time has the same problem as contemporary fiction," said Phillips, "in that the author has to make choices about what elements of the real world to include in his fictional landscape.

Shedding light on an emerging discipline
Lisa Baldez, Associate Professor of Government and Latin American, Latino and Caribbean Studies, is editor of a new scholarly journal, Politics & Gender. Published quarterly by Cambridge University Press, Politics & Gender is the official journal of the Women and Politics research section of the American Political Science Association (APSA). The journal debuted in September.

Human Resources fall news

Secure computing on campus
It can happen to anyone. You just never thought it would happen to you. All it took was barely a moment without the right protection, and now it's too late. You're in trouble. It didn't have to happen. You should have taken precautions.

Deadline to apply for Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning fellowships is Nov. 21
Applications, including proposals, letters of recommendation and supporting materials for Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL) faculty fellowships are due on Monday, Nov. 21.

Register now for diversity reading and film groups
For the ninth consecutive year, the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity invites College employees to participate in informal reading and film groups designed to stimulate discussions about diversity and equity and contribute to building a stronger College community.

This month at the Hop

Keeping it safe
During the summer, Michael Blayney, Director of Dartmouth's Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS), signed an "Alliance" agreement with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the New Hampshire Consultation Program, which is part of the State's Department of Environmental Services (DES).

Editor's Picks:

  • Montgomery lecture: "Science and Society: Morality, Intellect, and Real Science" Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 4:30 p.m.
  • Sports: Women's Field Hockey vs. Cornell, Saturday, Nov. 5 at noon
  • Film: "Saving Face" Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 7 and 9:15 p.m.

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