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November 15, 2012 issue

Louise ErdrichDartmouth Alumna Louise Erdrich '76 Wins National Book Award
Chosen from a field of high-profile nominees, Louise Erdrich '76 won the 2012 National Book Award for fiction for her novel The Round House. She received the award Wednesday, November 14, at a ceremony in New York City.

Dartmouth AthleticsDartmouth Leads Nation in NCAA Student-Athlete Graduation Rate
Dartmouth's 99.7 percent Graduation Success Rate is the highest nationally among NCAA Division I institutions. "It's a wonderful comment on our College," says Athletic Director Harry Sheehy.

Elementa journal Dartmouth and Partners Launch 'Elementa,' a New Scientific Journal
The new online journal will contain original peer-reviewed research on how humans are altering the Earth's physical, chemical, and biological processes—and what can be done about it.

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Dartmouth home pageFirst Phase of Website Redesign Launches in November
Our front door to the world gets an updated look with the launch of a new visual design, the first major upgrade of Dartmouth's web presence since 2006.

Vote buttonElection Recap: Professors Examine Obama's Victory
Polling, the economy, and a shift in demographics were all important, say government professors Brendan Nyhan, Dean Lacy, and Joseph Bafumi.

ROTC cadetsDartmouth Honors Military for Their Service
The College's first Veterans Day banquet paid tribute to service members.

Dartmouth CharterA History of Dartmouth in 20 Objects
If you had to choose just one item that represents Dartmouth, what would it be? We've selected 20. View them on the Dartmouth Alumni Facebook page.

BADA 40th reunionForty Years of Fortitude: The Black Alumni of Dartmouth Association
Fifteen students' goal of strengthening support of the black community at Dartmouth has grown into an organization nearly 3,200 members strong.

Tuck shieldMeet the World's Best B-School Professors
Two Tuck professors are among the top business school educators in the country, according to Fortune magazine.
Stay Connected:
Dartmouth shieldAlumni Council Nominates Trustee Candidate
Education advocate Mitchell Kurz '73 has been nominated for a seat on the Board of Trustees.
Alaska sceneDiscover Southeast Alaska
Join Dale Turner, professor of Native American studies and associate professor of government, on a journey through the waterways of the Inside Passage from August 10-17, 2013.
Alumnus at homecomingDartmouth Night and Homecoming Photo Gallery
View nearly 150 images, from the bonfire to the football game, in our Dartmouth Alumni Facebook album. If you like the photos, don't forget to "like" our Facebook page.
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Last Updated: 11/20/12