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October 30, 2008

News

dartmouth hallState of the College

President James Wright gave his annual State of the College address to faculty this week. Dartmouth is "good and strong" despite a worldwide economic crisis, Wright said.

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wearersHonorary Wearers of the Green announced

Five men and women who have played an integral part in the growth and success of Dartmouth Athletics have been selected for induction as honorary "Wearers of the Green" at the college's signature athletics recognition event next spring.

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rockyThe Financial Meltdown: Causes, Consequences, and Options (video)

Andrew Samwick, professor of economics and director of the Rockefeller Center at Dartmouth, moderated a discussion with Dartmouth economists.

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binderPaul Binder '63 is ABC News "Person of the Week" (video)

The leader of the Big Apple Circus is retiring as ringmaster next year. Binder also was profiled in The New York Times: "Goodbye Greasepaint: Veteran Showman Exits the Tent."

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abizaidMontgomery Fellows -- Gen. John Abizaid, Journalist John Burns (video)

Associate Professor of Government Daryl Press interviewed the Montgomery Fellows on campus in October. Gen. John Abizaid, now retired, was the longest-serving commander of the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM). He gave a public lecture at Dartmouth on Oct. 14. John Burns is London bureau chief of The New York Times.

artsNew Website: "The Arts at DARTmouth"

The new Arts website showcases "one of Dartmouth's great strengths that has gone somewhat unsung in recent years," says Kate Conley, associate dean of the faculty for the arts and humanities.

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vote"Vote Clamantis" gets students to the polls

This student-run organization's aim is simple and monumental: to register every eligible Dartmouth student to vote (from Dartmouth Life). Also: Dartmouth and the University of Pennsylvania are competing to register the most student voters (from The Dartmouth).

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micAlumni Relations offer new online "Ace on Audio" talks

How much change will this election bring? Does democracy work? Listen to or download new lectures by Government Professors Linda Fowler and Dean Lacy, now available in ACE on Audio.

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Stay Connected

travelbVisit the new Alumni Travel website

We're celebrating 30 years of Dartmouth alumni travel. Explore with faculty and friends mountaintop and tomb, waterway and grand hallway, city lights and lost cities. We bring our extensive knowledge and special access to locales, performances, and institutions. The world is waiting.

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alumniDartmouth Career Network

Looking for career advice? Thousands of Dartmouth alumni have signed up to advise students and fellow alumni in their job, career path, and graduate school explorations. Make your next career step with the benefit of their experience. Or be an advisor!

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Last Updated: 3/7/09