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November 17, 2011 issue

"Video, photos of new Class of 1978 Life Sciences Center"

Life Sciences CenterTour the new Class of 1978 Life Sciences Center
"Scientists working in this building, and indeed the students we teach, are seeking solutions to urgent problems—from climate change to poverty, environmental degradation and human health to mental illness and genetic disorders," says Provost Carol Folt. The state-of-the-art building, which includes a 6,000-square-foot greenhouse (pictured), opened this fall term.

Watch this Life Sciences video, including interviews with professors, and view photos of the facility, which features labs, classrooms, offices, and spaces for quiet study and small group meetings.


Aires TV show brings sound of Dartmouth Aires to millions
The 16 members of Dartmouth's oldest a cappella group are representing the College with pride, energy, and of course, killer vocals. They have advanced for nine straight weeks on the NBC show The Sing-Off, which is viewed by more than 4 million people per episode.

Learn more about the Aires and the show, and see videos of their 11 performances. Cheer on the Aires during their next performance on Monday, November 21, beginning at 8 p.m. ET.


SoccerDartmouth men's soccer, co-champs of the Ivy League, plays Providence today (11/17) in NCAA tournament
This is the fifth consecutive NCAA tournament appearance for men's soccer, which tied Brown for the Ivy League title.

Learn more about today's 1 p.m. ET matchup in Providence.

For more schedules and scores, visit Dartmouth Sports.


Quick links:

MagilliganWild rivers: Professor of Geography Frank Magilligan talks to Science Nation about the removal of dams

PoxDartmouth's Tiltfactor lab releases iPad version of "POX: Save the People," a game about controlling the spread of disease
EliMeet the new College Photographer Eli Burak '00, and ask him to take a Dartmouth photo today

Vijay GovindarajanForbes names Tuck Professor Vijay Govindarajan the third most influential business thinker in the world

ObservatoryAt Hawaii's Gemini Observatory, intern Devin Chu '14 searches for a new way to study stars

Emily JonesSlideshow: 50 years with the Peace Corps
Are you one of Dartmouth's 615 Peace Corps alumni? Send us a photo!

Mindy KalingMindy Kaling '01—actor, writer, and producer for NBC's The Office—talks to NPR about her new book and her time at Dartmouth

CampsterA New York Times Magazine travel writer visits "Dartmouth Country"

HomecomingAround the fire: View photos of students and alumni during 2011 Dartmouth Night

Stay connected:
ShakespeareSex, Lies, and Theater: An Elizabethan Weekend at Blackfriars
This Dartmouth on Location event takes place February 24 - 26 in Virginia.
CubaCuba: An Insider's View of Havana, Trinidad, and Cienfuegos
Join this specially arranged Dartmouth Alumni Travel program and get an insider's view of Havana, Trinidad, and Cienfuegos. The trip departs February 5, 2012.

Last Updated: 12/12/11