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November 7, 2005 Issue

Volume XXIV • Issue 7

Shared responsibility, shared strength
In his eighth "state of the College" address, President James Wright presented a broad overview of Dartmouth's strengths and updated the community on the progress of several strategic initiatives.

Spending more, getting less?
Physicians practicing in regions of the United States where health care spending is high are more likely to order tests, referrals and treatments for their patients than those in low spending regions, according to Dartmouth researchers.

Boom or bust
In the first large sample study to find a direct link between a leisure activity and stock trading, research by the Tuck school has found that international football (soccer) matches have a significant influence on stock markets.

The century in photographs
Dartmouth Alumni Magazine (DAM) celebrates its 100th year of publication with its November/December 2005 issue. The special anniversary issue features a photographic chronicle spanning the 100 years since the magazine began publishing in 1905.

Dartmouth Fulbright scholar helps open door to Maldives
Brian Didier, Dartmouth Adjunct Professor of Anthropology and a Fulbright scholar, recently returned to Hanover from the small South Asian country of the Maldives. He was there to study the nation's coastal Islamic communities and was one of the first two academics ever welcomed to that country in the history of the Fulbright program.

Holiday reception
President James Wright and Susan DeBevoise Wright will warmly welcome Dartmouth students, faculty, staff and their families to their annual holiday reception on Friday, Dec. 2, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in Collis Common Ground.

Join the conversation
What does it take to produce the finest undergraduate education in the country? On Monday, Dec. 5 at 8 p.m. (EST), a live, interactive Web cast featuring Dean of the Faculty Carol Folt will focus on that question, offering answers and insights and providing viewers a chance to ask questions via e-mail.

Recognition for Dartmouth faculty, staff and students.

Deadline extended for diversity reading groups
There's still time to register for the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity's (IDE) Diversity Reading and Film Groups.

Research awards
Dartmouth researchers were awarded $17.9 million during September, including $10.7 million in new and competing awards.

And the award goes to...
Usually found behind the camera, acclaimed director Sidney Lumet will take center stage at Dartmouth on Wednesday, Nov. 9 to accept his Dartmouth Film Award from the Dartmouth Film Society (DFS) and take part in an onstage discussion of his life's work.

ISTS appoints new research fellows
This fall, Dartmouth's Institute for Security Technology Studies (ISTS) appointed three new fellows who are working for the next year on a variety of projects.

Troubled waters
Dartmouth researchers, working with scientists from the State University of New York at Stonybrook, have been awarded a $1.4 million grant. The funds will support a three-year study on how the metals arsenic, mercury, cadmium and lead move through the food web in estuaries, the areas where fresh water meets the ocean.

Student documentary to be shown at White River Indie Films
A documentary created by Dartmouth students is being shown on Saturday, Nov. 5 at 4 p.m. during the White River Indie Films' Fall Screen Weekend.

Online directory to be unveiled
Dartmouth's new online College Directory will be available beginning Tuesday, Nov. 15.

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