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Recognition for Dartmouth faculty, staff, and students

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branchflowerDavid Blanchflower

David Blanchflower, the Bruce V. Rauner Professor of Economics, was named Business Person of the Year by the Daily Telegraph (London) in its "Great Britons of 2008" contest. The award honors individuals for their achievements in fields including politics, technology, and culture. The Telegraph praised Blanchflower, who has served on the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England since June 2006, for anticipating the scale of the recession in the United Kingdom, and for his efforts to address it.

bloodrootBloodroot Literary Magazine, an annual journal of poetry, short fiction and creative nonfiction based in Thetford Center, Vt., has published the work of a number of writers affiliated with Dartmouth in its 2009 issue. They include Danny Dover, Hopkins Center; Lisa Furmanski, M.D., Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center; James Heffernan, professor of English, emeritus; Rena Mosteirin '05, Paddock Music Library; David Ricker, administrative computing; and Ivy Schweitzer, professor of English. Dover, Mosteirin, Ricker, and Schweitzer all read from their work at the Howe Library on Jan. 14. Musician Mats Lemberger '06, assistant director of Admissions, also performed at the reading.

DLDartmouth Engineer, the magazine of Thayer School of Engineering, and Dartmouth Life, the College's newsletter for alumni and parents, were both recognized by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) in its 2009 District I Communication Awards competition. CASE honored Dartmouth Life, which is produced by the Office of Public Affairs, with a silver medal in the newsletters/newspapers category. Dartmouth Engineer received a silver medal in the magazine (best overall) category. Editor Karen Endicott says, "We're pleased that the magazine-and engineering at Dartmouth-is catching the interest of a wide range of people."

mosteirinRena J. Mosteirin '05

Paddock Music Library Specialist Rena J. Mosteirin '05 has won the 2008 Kore Press Short Fiction award for her novella, Nick Trail's Thumb.  The contest's judge, Lydia Davis, says, "What a fresh and engaging story-with its unusual setting, interesting form, arresting specifics, captivating insights, strong dialogue, and rhythmic prose. The writing and vision alike are utterly persuasive." Mosteirin, who identifies herself as primarily a poet, majored in English and creative writing at Dartmouth. She studied with Frederick Sessions Beebe '35 Professor in the Art of Writing Cleopatra Mathis and Professor of English and Creative Writing Cynthia Huntington.

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Last Updated: 1/16/09