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November 18, 2010 issue

Top stories:

Moroccan camelsIn China, Morocco, and 22 other countries, 622 Dartmouth undergraduates studied abroad in 2008-09
Dartmouth once again leads the Ivy League in undergraduate study abroad, according to a recent report. Faculty members from more than 20 academic departments, from biological sciences to music, are involved in the development, design, and leadership of more than 40 programs. (At left: photo by Blakeley Brown '12, participant on the fall 2010 Arabic program in Tangier, Morocco.)

Read more about the programs, including this year's new interdisciplinary Foreign Study Program in Hyderabad, India.


Annette Gordon-ReedTrustees elect historian Annette Gordon-Reed '81 to the Board
A faculty member at Harvard University, Gordon-Reed is the recipient of a 2010 MacArthur "genius" Fellowship and author of The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family, which won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize in history. Her appointment fills the seat vacated by Al Mulley '70, who assumed the role of director of the Dartmouth Center for Health Care Delivery Science on November 15. Read this interview with Gordon-Reed, who currently serves on Dartmouth Alumni Council committees on admissions and student affairs.

At its November meeting, the Board also approved renovations to the Hanover Inn.


flag football t-shirtView photos, video from 2010 Homecoming
Honoring a Dartmouth tradition that dates to the 1890s, members of the Class of 2014 ran laps around the bonfire, and President Jim Yong Kim joined them. Prior to the weekend, Dartmouth students produced this video, Homecoming: In a Word, which features perspectives from alumni, students, and other members of the Dartmouth community.

View a selection of photos in the slideshow I'm Home: Dartmouth Night 2010. See more Homecoming multimedia, including photos from the Black Alumni of Dartmouth Association reunion. Plan ahead: Homecoming 2011 is October 21-22.


Quick links:
Sam GuiterezzDartmouth forms new relationship with American University in Kosovo
head ballMen's soccer earns fourth straight NCAA tournament bid, faces Monmouth University at noon (ET) today
Sam GuiterezzMeet Samantha Gutierrez '11, a triple major, former prison intern, and assistant coach of the Dartmouth Cheer Team
Reza Olfati-SaberU.S. Government bestows Presidential Early Career Award on engineering professor Reza Olfati-Saber
soccer ball and feetWhy California's Katie Davis '10, women's soccer captain and midfielder, chose Dartmouth
Along with four of her teammates, Davis was recently named All-Ivy.
Danny BlanchflowerProfessor of Economics David Blanchflower says the "Fed's done the right thing," in this Bloomberg video
Eleni Tsakopoulos Kounalakis renderingJourney to Budapest: Dartmouth Alumni Magazine chronicles the path of Eleni Tsakopoulos Kounalakis '89 to the U.S. State Department
neural phone headsetProfessors receive National Science Foundation grant for project that uses neural signals to control a mobile phone
Stay connected:
Jim Yong KimDartmouth Club of Fairfield County hosts reception with President Jim Yong Kim on December 7 in Stamford, Conn.
Please register by December 1.
red birdThe Everglades: An Adventure in Subtropical Paradise, January 30 to February 5, 2011
Join fellow alumni and Professor Bill Roebuck on this winter Dartmouth Alumni Travel program.

printNew print directory of alumni will ship in November

Last Updated: 12/15/10