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December 5, 2005 Issue

Volume XXIV • Issue 8

Winter break with a twist
When the fall term ends, a group of Dartmouth students and staff will depart for Biloxi, Miss., where they will lend a hand as the city works to rebuild after Hurricane Katrina.

The force is with them
Associate Professor of Physics Roberto Onofrio works to understand the forces in action in the universe due to quantum theory.

From New Hampshire to Tanzania
Officials from Dartmouth and Muhimbili University College of Health and Sciences (MUCHS) in Tanzania signed a memorandum of undertstanding last month that officially launched a multifaceted Gobal Health Initiative (GHI).

Williams and Albee coming to campus Montgomery Fellows
The Montgomery Endowment will again bring thought-provoking cultural figures to campus during the winter and spring terms.

Crocker '06 is Rhodes Scholar
Alison Crocker '06 has been chosen a Rhodes Scholar by the American Secretary of the Rhodes Scholarship Trust. She will study for a doctorate in astrophysics at the University of Oxford in England.

Turning down the heat, turning up the savings
With energy costs hitting record highs, Dartmouth is embarking on a major campus-wide energy conservation project. The College hopes to save between $200,000 and $300,000 in energy costs this year, while reducing campus greenhouse gas emissions in the process.

Dec. 5 webcast on undergraduate education features Carol Folt
Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Carol Folt will speak on undergraduate education at Dartmouth in an interactive webcast airing live on Dec. 5.

Learning Laboratory opens

Kudos
Recognition for Dartmouth faculty, staff and students

Dartmouth's fMRI lab makes film debut in Wired to Win
Filmmaker Bayley Silleck wanted to know what happens in the human brain to allow athletes like Lance Armstrong to push the limits of human endurance in the grueling Tour de France, so he turned to Dartmouth's Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) Data Center for a virtual look inside the heads of champion cyclists.

Indelible images
Inspired by his first-hand examination of Albrecht Dürer's prints, Peter Verovsek '06 recently brought fellow members of the German Club to the Hood Museum of Art to experience for themselves these rare and famous works.

Trustee decisions on facilities, investments
At its November meeting, the Dartmouth Board of Trustees discussed plans for new science facilities, approved construction plans for a new varsity house, met with student leaders and newly tenured faculty members and took action on the College's policy on investments in companies doing business in Sudan.

PKI lab partners with Sun Systems
Representatives from Sun Microsystems joined members of Dartmouth's Department of Computer Science recently to launch a collaboration involving the College's Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Laboratory.

Random acts of art
The Dartmouth Gospel Choir filled Novack Café with music on Nov. 11, livening the lunch hour and bringing a crowd of library visitors to their feet.

First national study on kids and smoking in movies has major impact
The movie industry is feeling the heat from a new smoking study by researchers from Dartmouth Medical School (DMS) and Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC) that confirms that adolescents who watch smoking in movies are more likely to try smoking cigarettes.

Nothing virtual about it
Engineering Management professor uses the Web to support Gulf recovery mobilization

Inside out: composer offers public journal of creative process
Musical composition is a private process but young composer Dan Visconti is providing public insight through a blog - an online journal - hosted by the Hopkins Center's Web site.

Entrepreneurs 101
Tuck school offers free course to campus community

After Hours program seeks employee activities leaders
"After Hours," a program jointly sponsored by Dartmouth's Office of Human Resources and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC), is seeking employees to lead activities for the winter term. After Hours provides College and DHMC employees with social, recreational and cultural opportunities.

Happy anniversary, Dartmouth Charter

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