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January 8, 2007 Issue

Volume XXV • Issue 9

The Impact of a Dartmouth Education: The Story of the First Navajo Woman Surgeon
In the 1970s, when Lori Arviso Alvord '79 decided to attend college, the first in her generation to do so, she was an exception among high school graduates in Crown Point, an impoverished town in a Navajo community in northwest New Mexico.

Belafonte is MLK Keynote Speaker
Harry Belafonte, actor, recording artist, and activist delivers the keynote address at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration. Complete schedule of events

Collecting Dust
Two Dartmouth researchers are part of a worldwide team studying comet material collected by NASA's Stardust space-craft.

Dartmouth Greek System Honored
Coed, Fraternity and Sorority system receives award based on the strength of annual action plans developed by each Greek letter organization.

Lucille Clifton is Montgomery Fellow This Term
Poet, historian, children's author, memoirist, and professor, Lucille Clifton, will hold a public poety reading and conversation and is also participating in the MLK Celebration Community Lunch.

Time to Offshore Our Troops
Remarks by Daryl G. Press, associate professor of government, Benjamin Valentino, assistant professor of government, and Eugene Gholz, assistant professor of public affairs at the University of Texas at Austin.

Tuck School to Host Biopharma Conference This Month
A conference on globalization and the pharmaceutical and biotechnology (biopharma) industries is scheduled for January 11.

Schweitzer Fellow Leads Robot Team to Victory
Kristen Lurie '08 works on a project mentoring and encouraging young girls in the fields of technology and engineering by building robots.

Lusardi Addresses Financial Education at G8 Conference
Professor of Economics Annamaria Lusardi participated in the G8 International Conference in Moscow focused on financial literacy and saving for retirement.

Policy Wonks
Introduction to Public Policy Research course allows undergraduates to take on real-world issues and provide quality, objective research to New Hampshire and Vermont state government officials.

Hanover High Gets a Hand from Environmental Health and Safety
New science labs at Hanover High School receive advice and assistance from EHS on safe storage of potentially hazardous chemicals and preparing and disposal of chemical waste.

Tech@Tuck 2007 Addresses Consumer Data Collection and Privacy Protection
The ninth Tech@Tuck event, which is free and open to the public, focuses on how knowledge of consumers can help companies create better and more efficient products, among other things.

Asking the Right Questions
Faculty and staff work with a regional partnership to help young students better understand science through a method of gathering information and asking questions.

Found Objects
New exhibition of works by African artist El Anatsui opens at the Hood Museum of Art this month, running through March 2007.

Global Health Initiative Welcomes a Tanzanian Visitor
Dr. Alli Mcharazo, senior librarian at Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences and the chairman of the Tanzanian Library Association visited Dartmouth's libraries, and talked with faculty and staff on a wide range of subjects.

Turn Up the Heat on Your Research
The Dartmouth Library invites you to "WARM Up Your Research" at the eResources Fair on Wednesday, Jan. 10, from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. in the Baker Library Main Hall.

In Memoriam: Margaret A. Otto, 1937-2006
College pays tribute to its 16th librarian and the woman who helped Dartmouth expand its collection, transition into the digital age, and encouraged a strong service ethic across the libraries.

Kudos
Recognition for Dartmouth faculty, staff, and students.

Dartmouth Geneticist Elected Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science
Jennifer Loros elected for her research on the molecular dissection of the circadian clock using the mold model Neurospora crassa.

Low Doses of Arsenic Impact Hormone Activity
Recent paper written by Dartmouth Medical School researchers and published by Science magazine investigates how low doses of arsenic, such as in drinking water, affect human physiology.

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