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January 18, 2013 issue

Philip HanlonDartmouth Gives President-Elect Hanlon ’77 a Warm ‘Welcome Home’
Philip J. Hanlon ’77 was welcomed to Dartmouth and officially introduced as the 18th President in the Wheelock Succession on January 11, 2013. Hundreds turned out his first public appearance, filling the seats in Spaulding Auditorium, then waiting in line to shake hands with Hanlon, who takes office on July 1, 2013.

Clark Moore '13Dartmouth Aires’ Clark Moore ’13 Chooses to Run With ‘Glee’
Clark Moore ’13 caught the eye of the casting director of Glee during the Dartmouth Aires’ run to The Sing-Off final, and he will appear on Glee January 24.

Tyler Sikura '15 Dartmouth Men’s Hockey Skates to Its Highest-Ever Ranking
The team has ranked as high as No. 8 in the nation this year.

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Student Forum on GLobal LearningStudent Forum on Global Learning Showcases Cross-Cultural Experiences
Students from a variety of backgrounds and research interests will share their international experiences as part of Dartmouth’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration.

Martin Luther King, Jr celebrationMartin Luther King Jr. Celebration Features Playwright Katori Hall
Hall’s address highlights the many Dartmouth events, which run from January 17 to February 1, and celebrate King’s life and legacy.

Thaddeus StevensThaddeus Stevens, Class of 1814, Gets a Character Reference From Steven Spielberg
A “gloriously obstreperous” turn by actor Tommy Lee Jones in the new movie Lincoln casts the Vermont-born congressman in a new light.

Nate DominyDid Lucy Walk on the Ground or Stay in the Trees?
Dartmouth researchers investigate the tree-climbing behavior of modern hunter-gatherers.

IGERT Fellows' videoIGERT Fellows’ Video Garners International Attention
A video by Dartmouth students triggered discussions about women in science in The New York Times and The Boston Globe, and prompted a response from the European Commission.

Governor John LynchGov. Lynch Named Inaugural Perkins Bass Distinguished Visitor
Gov. John Lynch will give a public lecture, visit classes, and meet with students and faculty over the year with support from the Perkins Bass 1934 Fund.
The AtlanticWhat ‘Health Care Costs’ Really Means
Writing in The Atlantic, Shannon Brownlee, an instructor at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, and her co-authors say that when it comes to a definition of “health care costs,” everyone “uses the term to mean something different.”
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Colonial SouthHistoric Homes and Gardens of the Colonial South
Explore some of America’s loveliest cities, seaports, homes, and gardens this spring with Dartmouth architectural and social historian Marlene Heck, April 25-May 5, 2013.
Winter CarnivalCelebrate the Spirit of Winter Carnival
Using this year’s Winter Carnival theme, “A Very Grimm Carnival,” we invite you to create your own “snow” sculpture (using any handy material) and send us a photo of your creation. View our vintage sculpture slide show for inspiration.
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Last Updated: 1/21/13