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February 11, 2010 issue

Top stories:

olympicsNine Dartmouth athletes to compete in the Winter Olympics
Andrew Weibrecht '09, a 23-year-old alpine skier nicknamed "War Horse," and Tucker Murphy '04, a Rhodes Scholar representing Bermuda in cross-country skiing, are among the Dartmouth athletes competing in the Games, which begin tomorrow in Vancouver.

Learn more about the competitors and other alumni at the Olympics.

Find U.S. broadcast times by sport and see the schedule of events at the Vancouver Olympics website. Join a special Dartmouth reception in Vancouver on February 18.

 

konrepaschVox the Vote
The Alumni Council has nominated Morton Kondracke '60 (photo far left) and John Replogle '88 (photo second from left) for two vacancies on the Dartmouth Board of Trustees. Petition candidate Joseph Asch '79 (photo third from left) will oppose Replogle for the second vacancy. Voting takes place March 10-April 7, 2010. Visit the Vox the Vote website to learn more about the candidates and to view their websites.

 

haitiDartmouth Haiti Response update
Twenty Dartmouth physicians and nurses have traveled to Haiti to deliver care since the January 12 earthquake. Watch them describe their experiences in this video of a panel discussion held on campus. Five more Dartmouth medical personnel will depart for Partners in Health's clinic in Hinche on February 13.

Read about the work of Dr. Brian Remillard, who "had never done anything remotely like this relief mission before," in this Valley News article.

haiti Watch Remillard and Anne Mrozik, RN, travel through Haiti as they teach wound care and conduct training classes on dialysis equipment that was donated to the local staff.
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See new photos and a list of major contributors to the Dartmouth Haiti Response. Pictured: Led by Jasmine Daniel '10, students worked from noon to midnight on January 30 to paint this mural for a Partners in Health clinic in Haiti.

 

Quick links:
dhallBoard of Trustees approves measures to close $100 million budget gap
readsWhat are faculty members reading this winter? Check out their recommendations
pcWith 17 alumni currently serving, Dartmouth is number 12 on Peace Corps' 2010 list
Did you volunteer? Share your story with us for a documentary on the Peace Corps' 50th anniversary (in 2011).
careerAlumni Career Central: Resources for alumni who are job hunting, changing careers, or relocating
Stay connected:
wcSee the illustrated 2010 Winter Carnival program, with a letter by Sophie Novack '11, chair of the festivities that begin today
caucasasAlumni Travel: Classic Caucasus
Visit Georgia and Armenia with former U.S. Ambassador to Georgia Ken Yalowitz, director of the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding. The trip departs May 22, 2010.
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