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March 31, 2008 Issue

Volume XXVI • Issue 14

Sugar on Snow
On a recent late-winter day, Dartmouth Organic Farm Manager Scott Stokoe, Andy Rowles ’65, DMS ’72, and Peter Van Deventer ’08 selected prime sugar maples in the farm’s hilly woodlands above the Connecticut River.

Update on Administrative Initiatives
The College has implemented a number of changes to enhance communications and establish procedures that better support institutional priorities.

Sutton Wins Career Enhancement Fellowship
Craig Sutton, an assistant professor of mathematics who specializes in differential geometry, has been awarded a prestigious research fellowship from the Woodrow Wilson Foundation for the 2008-2009 academic year.

Portraitist Kinstler to Speak
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. in Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall, moderated by Professor of Studio Art Louise Hamlin, in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Montgomery Fellows program.

Library Seeks Feedback with Survey
The Dartmouth Library invites faculty, staff, and students to participate in a LibQUAL+ survey, a Web-based survey that will help the Library assess and improve services.

Recognition for Dartmouth faculty, staff, and students

Daylight Savings
A group of researchers, which includes faculty from Dartmouth, has determined that organic nitrogen controls a genetic network in plants that regulates both the plant’s nitrogen metabolism and its circadian clock.

The Roth Center's First Decade
The Roth Center for Jewish Life will celebrate its 10th anniversary April 11 through 13, marking a milestone in its history as a gathering place for Jews from Dartmouth and the wider Upper Valley community.

News from the Board of Trustees
During its March meeting, the Board of Trustees made a preliminary announcement about search plans for a successor to President James Wright, who plans to step down in June 2009. Tuition, room, and board rates for academic year 2008-09 were also set.

Hood Opens Exhibition on Black Womanhood
This spring, the Hood Museum of Art opens a major traveling exhibition that explores the historical roots of a charged icon in contemporary art—the black female body.

Research Awards
Dartmouth researchers were awarded $4.7 million during February, including $2.6 million in new and competing awards.

Lambert ´90 Named Sustainability Coordinator
Kathy Fallon Lambert ’90, who is scheduled to take office in August 2008, will help the College develop a strategy to integrate sustainability principles and practices into Dartmouth’s operations and culture.

Lynd Named to Queneau Chair at Thayer School
Professor of Engineering Lee Lynd has been appointed to Thayer School’s Paul E. and Joan H. Queneau Distinguished Professorship in Environmental Engineering Design.

Healing What Ails Us
Remarks by Joseph F. O’Donnell, senior advising dean and director of Community Programs, professor of medicine, and professor of psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School

Informatics Grand Rounds
John Halamka, CIO of Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and the Harvard Clinical Research Institute will inaugurate a regular series of Informatics Grand Rounds with a lecture on “Connecting Patients, Providers, and Payers.”

Another kind of spring break
Spring break isn’t what it used to be – and for many Dartmouth students, that’s a good thing in every sense of the word. 

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