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June 9, 2011 issue

"Photos of graduating student leaders"
Top stories:

speakerPortraits of leadership: 2011 Student Marshals
College Photographer Joseph Mehling '69 turned his lens on this year's 17 Student Marshals, who are selected by their peers for their citizenship, enthusiasm, positive impact on others, and integrity of character. The nine undergraduate and eight advanced degree Marshals, including Caitlin Johnson '10, Thayer '11, (far left) and Tommy Brothers '11 (left), will lead their classmates during Commencement's academic procession.

View the portraits and read the Marshals' reflections on their time at Dartmouth.

Commencement will be broadcast live on the Dartmouth website beginning at 9:30 a.m. ET on Sunday, June 12. Writer and late-night talk show host Conan O'Brien will deliver the Commencement address .

 

nchip 2011 Honorary degree recipients include President George H.W. Bush, two members of the 50th Reunion Class of 1961
In addition to President Bush, the nine individuals to receive an honorary degree at 2011 Commencement include philanthropist and retired executive Russell A. Boss '61, and brain scientist Michael S. Gazzaniga '61.

Learn more about the honorary degree recipients.

 

nchip On national television, Dartmouth rugby upsets Army to win USA 7s Collegiate Rugby Championship
Coached by Alexander Magleby '00, the team went 6-0 in the weekend tournament, which was televised on NBC.

Read more about the club's play in the tournament and watch a four-minute highlight video of the final on June 5.

 

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Major appointments at Dartmouth
Dartmouth recently announced six major appointments, including (above from left) Paul Danos, who was reappointed to a fifth term as dean of the Tuck School of Business; Vice President for Development Tom Herbert; Dean of the College Charlotte H. Johnson; Vice President for Human Resources Myron McCoo; Director of the Hood Museum of Art Michael R. Taylor; and Vice President for Communications Roddy Olvera Young.

Quick links:

cabinVideo: Dartmouth students teach comedian Mo Rocca how to build a cabin
The segment, which aired May 29 on CBS Sunday Morning, was produced by Mary Lou Teel '78. Read more about Teel, the daughter of Alan Howard Teel '50, and her visit to campus.

garthwaiteMore than two centuries of teaching: profiles of seven retiring professors
Share a comment about Gene R. Garthwaite (pictured), or another retiring professor on Dartmouth's Facebook page.

seriesNew public policy course and lecture series brings major speakers to Dartmouth
GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt '78, former Secretary of the Treasury Henry Paulson '68, and former Labor Secretary and economist Robert Reich '68 are among the speakers on campus this summer.
fellowStudents and young alumni win international fellowships, plan next steps
niles Hard work and focus on academics, football pay off for incoming student Bennie Niles '15
fastPresident Jim Yong Kim ranks number nine in annual "Most Creative" list
immeltAlumni Council explores Dartmouth's reach in 202nd session
Trustee Jeff Immelt '78 addressed the members of the council.
luo Undergraduates receive century-old awards for oratory skills
Pictured is Michelle Luo '11, winner of the Benjamin F. Barge Prize for Oratory, which was established in 1901.
clubView photos of President Jim Yong Kim's recent visit to California hosted by the Dartmouth Alumni Association of Silicon Valley
bakerFaculty vote to change academic calendar, effective in 2012
Stay connected:
amalfiDartmouth Alumni Travel: Second departure added to Italy's Amalfi Coast
Join fellow alumni on this trip that runs from September 19 to 27, 2011. Save $250 per person if you reserve before June 21.
amalfi2011 spring Reunions are under way
Close to 4,000 alumni and their guests will be returning to campus for reunions this month.

Last Updated: 6/10/11