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February 17, 2011 issue

Top stories:

castlePhotos, video from Winter Carnival centennial
During 2011 Carnival, Dartmouth students raced on sleds, jumped in icy water, danced at the Carnival Ball, and cheered on classmates during athletic competitions, such as the sold-out men's hockey game against Princeton, which Dartmouth won 4-1. View the Carnival photos.


Watch video highlights from the four-day event, including the Polar Bear Swim. Also read the Boston Globe article, "Dartmouth celebrates the centennial of Winter Carnival," and see the Globe's slideshow.

hockeyhockeyNationally ranked men's and women's hockey teams are headed to playoffs
Both the #16 men's team and the #10 women's team face Cornell and Colgate this weekend as they position themselves for playoffs beginning March 4 and February 25, respectively. Read more about the men's team and the women's team, and view goal-scoring highlight videos at left.

Also, see this profile of forward Amanda Trunzo '11 of Andover, Minn., a top scorer who encourages singing and dancing among her teammates.


vox the voteVox the Vote
Beginning March 9, cast your ballot to nominate two new Dartmouth trustees and elect a new Association of Alumni Executive Committee. Visit the Vox the Vote website for more information.


Quick links:
wsjIn response to discourse about "tiger mother," Dartmouth professor writes about "unique blessings of childhood"
The article by Professor of Government James Murphy appeared in the Wall Street Journal.

apNew Hampshire, Vermont lawmakers turn to Dartmouth students for nonpartisan research (Associated Press)
Learn more about the Rockefeller Center's Policy Research Shop.
citters Tuck School of Business and Thayer School of Engineering welcome five new faculty members
Pictured is Assistant Professor of Engineering Doug Citters, who holds a Dartmouth AB, MS, and PhD.
ImmeltTrustee Jeffrey Immelt '78 chosen to lead new U.S. Council on Jobs and Competitiveness (New York Times)
nprDartmouth Medical School Professor H. Gilbert Welch: Overdiagnosis can lead to health problems
EllisEvelynn Ellis is new vice president for Institutional Diversity and Equity
alumniMore than 150 alumni gather at Dartmouth for club and affiliated group officer meetings February 11 through 13
See photos of the event.
Stay connected:

clubThis March, join President Jim Yong Kim at alumni club events in Boston, New York City, Los Angeles, and Denver
Find your regional alumni club.

canyonTake a family vacation this summer with Dartmouth Alumni Travel
Destinations include the Grand Canyon, China, and the Mediterranean.

Last Updated: 3/17/11