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April 22, 2011 issue

Top stories:

cadetsLeadership and service: ROTC at Dartmouth
Thirteen undergraduates are currently participating in the Army ROTC program, which has existed on the Dartmouth campus since 1985. Among the current cadets is senior Nathan Swire '11 (center in the photo), who will commission as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army this June.

Read more about ROTC, including an interview with Swire and updates on alumni in the military.


roseCharlie Rose to moderate Republican presidential debate at Dartmouth on October 11, 2011
Co-sponsored by Bloomberg Television, The Washington Post, and WBIN-TV, the 2011 Republican debate will focus on the U.S. economy. Dartmouth is a frequent campaign stop for presidential hopefuls, most recently in 2007 when the College partnered with NBC News to host a Democratic primary debate.

Learn more about the debate and its moderator, broadcast journalist Charlie Rose (pictured).


kearneyMembers of the Class of 2015 include Olympic gold medalist Hannah Kearney '15
A native of Norwich, Vt., Hannah Kearney '15 dominated the 2011 World Cup freestyle skiing season and won the gold medal in moguls during the 2010 Winter Olympics. Read more about Kearney, who is taking classes in economics, history, and English and women's and gender studies.

In this especially competitive admissions year, Dartmouth processed a record 22,385 applications and offered 2,178 students admission to the Class of 2015.


Quick links:
boudreauxburgessBoard elects Gail Koziara Boudreaux '82 and Bill Burgess '81 as Trustees
sheildCollege receives $15 million gift for two new distinguished professorships and a faculty fellowship
beattieMartha Johnson Beattie '76, former president of the Alumni Council, appointed vice president for Alumni Relations

brandtAnthropology major Christian Brandt '12 wins Harry S. Truman Scholarship
pulitzerPulitzer Prize in editorial writing goes to Joseph Rago '05 of the Wall Street Journal
JapanSlideshow: student-organized event raises funds for Kesennuma hospital in Japan
house Tuck School of Business professor proposes building $300 houses to replace slums
thayerPresident Jim Yong Kim is first test patient for Thayer School of Engineering students' atrial fibrillation detection system
dhallNew Dartmouth Association of Alumni Executive Committee elected
matchMatch Day: Sixty-seven Dartmouth Medical School students are headed to hospitals in the United States and Canada
lax Women's lacrosse, 4-1 Ivy, faces Princeton April 23
Stay connected:
President KimMeet President Jim Yong Kim at alumni club events in Seattle (May 12) and Silicon Valley (May 13)
reunionsJoin us for 2011 Reunions this June
scotlandTravel with Professor Colin Calloway to Scotland beginning August 3

Last Updated: 5/5/11