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Vox of Dartmouth - March 3, 2008 Issue

Volume XXVI • Issue 13

Polar Worlds Revealed
A $20,000 grant from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation will be used to digitize 1,500 Arctic photographs and the unpublished 12,000-page Encyclopedia Arctica by anthropologist and polar explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson.

Dartmouth Researchers Help Discover Planetary System
Two Dartmouth researchers are part of a team that has discovered a planetary system where the two largest planets are similar to Jupiter and Saturn, in terms of mass and distance from their host star.

Seniors Are USA Today Academic All Stars
Dartmouth seniors Zachary Kaufman and N. Taylor Thompson are among 20 students nationwide to be chosen for USA Today’s 19th annual All-USA College Academic First Team

Mark Your Calendars for Everett Raymond Kinstler
In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Montgomery Fellows program the Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Endowment will present “A Conversation with Everett Raymond Kinstler, Portrait Painter” on Tuesday, April 15, at 4:30 p.m.

Robert Frost's Dartmouth Lectures Published
Robert Frost’s private talks with Dartmouth students will be published for the first time, beginning with the printing of the Oct. 23, 1947, lecture, “Sometimes It Seems as If,” in the February issue of Literary Imagination.

SPORT Study Shows Benefits of Surgery
Individuals suffering from a common back condition known as spinal stenosis improve more with surgery than with non-surgical treatment, according to a multicenter, multistate trial led by Dartmouth clinician-researchers.

Residence Halls Get Gold Ratings for Energy Savings
The recently completed McLane and Fahey residence halls have been recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council for their environmental sustainability, winning Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold certifications.

A New Look at Vertebrate Evolution
Dartmouth researchers and colleagues from the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom have traced the beginnings of complex life (vertebrates) to microRNA.

Joseph Cullon Wins Mellon Fellowship
The Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture has granted a one-year Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Research Fellowship to Assistant Professor of History Joseph Cullon.

Kudos
Recognition for Dartmouth faculty, staff, and students

Putting the Pieces Together
Dartmouth’s first Mechanical Puzzles Day was held Feb. 20 in Kemeny Hall and included presentations by renowned puzzle designers Stewart Coffin and Oskar van Deventer

Redesigned Library Web Site Debuts Next Term
The Dartmouth College Library’s online presence will undergo a major upgrade with the launch of its new Web site at the beginning of next term.

Research Awards
Dartmouth researchers were awarded $7.9 million during January, including $5.7 million in new and competing awards.

Save the Children CIO in Residence at Tuck School
The Center for Digital Strategies at the Tuck School of Business will welcome Save the Children’s chief information officer (CIO) Edward Granger-Happ for spring term as an executive fellow and as the CIO-in-Residence.

Cell Researcher Receives Fellowship to Encourage Young Scientists
Elizabeth F. Smith, a Dartmouth cell biologist in the growing area of cilia and flagella movement, has received a three-year fellowship aimed at encouraging young scientists to enter the field of cell biology.

New Thayer Program Teaches Technology and Entrepreneurship
Thayer School of Engineering is preparing to train a new generation of technology leaders with the nation’s first doctoral-level engineering Innovation Program.

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