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January 7, 2008 Issue

Vol XXVI • Issue 9

2008 MLK Celebration Focuses on Class
This year, Dartmouth’s series of events celebrating the life and work of the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. will focus on the theme (In)Visible Identities: The King Legacy and the Class Divide.

Lift Off
Robyn Millan, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, will lead a NASA project to launch more than 40 high-altitude balloons from Antarctica to study the Earth’s Van Allen Belts.

Dartmouth Ranks High in Junior Faculty Satisfaction
Dartmouth has been recognized as one of the best places for junior faculty to work.

Mark Your Calendars for Montgomery Fellows
Montgomery Fellow Juan Williams will deliver a public lecture, “The Changing Face of America: Money, Race and Age in the New Century,” on Jan. 22 at 4:30 p.m.

Awards Recognize “Extraordinary Contributions”
Seven undergraduates received Dean of the College Awards for Service during a Nov. 28 ceremony.

Crossing Disciplines to Address Mercury Pollution
Four members of Dartmouth’s engineering, business, and arts and sciences faculty are collaborating to help curb the social and ecological impacts of mercury pollution in New England.

NEH Fellowship for Swayne
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has granted a one-year fellowship to Associate Professor of Music Steve Swayne.

A Win-Win Partnership
Nonprofit with Dartmouth ties recycles, resells electronics

New Kids on the Block
When complete this summer, Hanover’s pedestrian-friendly area known as South Block, located roughly from South Street’s Howe Library to Main Street, will be home to about 70 Dartmouth community members and 10 new and relocated businesses.

Tiny Treasure
The Dartmouth College Library has acquired a 31/4 x 2-inch book of hours that was once used by a young girl who was likely a princess in mid-16th-century France.

Kudos
Recognition for Dartmouth faculty, staff, and students

Recruiting for The Big (Ever)Green
Towards the end of November each year, “Big Green” takes on a whole new meaning for Bob Thebodo, grounds department supervisor, and his FO&M tree team.

From the Ground Up
The advent of the cultivation of grains was a boon to humankind, giving humans a type of food that could be stored and would sustain them through drought and famine.

Teaching and Learning Fair
On Jan. 8, the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL) will host the first annual Teaching and Learning Fair.

Capital Performances
The Subtleties, a Dartmouth all-women a cappella group, made a splash with their winter tour of Washington, D.C.

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