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November 20, 2009

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us newsStrategic planning process

At the fall Board of Trustees meeting, President Kim said that Dartmouth, like many of its peers, faces significant financial challenges. His guiding principles will be to preserve and enhance the "Dartmouth experience" as well as the College's commitment to leadership in higher education.

Read about the Board's November meeting. President Kim's presentation on "Dartmouth's Financials" will be webcast live from 12-1:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 1. Acting Provost Carol Folt and Senior Vice President Steven Kadish will help lead the strategic-planning process. Learn more at the Budget Communications website.
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kroftThis Sunday, a 60 Minutes story on end-of-life health care features interviews with two Dartmouth Medical School professors

In the lead segment scheduled to air November 22 at 7 p.m. ET/PT, CBS's Steve Kroft talks with Dartmouth's Ira Byock and Elliott Fisher about the care patients receive during the last two months of life. Learn more about the upcoming show, The Cost of Dying.

Byock is director of the Palliative Care Program at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Fisher is director of Population Health and Policy at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice (TDI).
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towerQ + A with Janine Avner '80, president of Alumni Council

"We want to bring everyone to the table to discuss the issues that are important to them," says Avner in this interview in Dartmouth Life.

What's on your mind? Contact your Alumni Council representative. The council holds its 199th session in Hanover from December 3-5.
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hikeIconic photo of Lee Harvey Oswald not a fake


Watch Professor Hany Farid use digital forensics to explain why this photo of the accused John F. Kennedy assassin is real. Farid is director of Dartmouth's Neukom Institute for Computational Science.

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hikeSeventeen new faculty on why they chose Dartmouth


"The College's commitment to engage students globally through foreign study and other international programs attracted me," says Antonio Tillis, associate professor of African and African American studies.

Learn about the new members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
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hikeRugby outscores Ivy opponents 489-38, takes Ivy League championship


After winning their third Ivy championship in a row, the Dartmouth men's rugby football club defeated Boston College 50-8 before falling to Syracuse 6-5 in the Northeast playoffs.

Read senior Tay Stevenson's account of the win over Yale in the rainy championship game.
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Quick links

bookDartmouth is the #1 Ivy and sixth in the nation for study abroad



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samwickAndrew Samwick is N.H. Professor of the Year


Listen to the podcast, Innovation and Impact in Teaching, and check out Samwick's blog, Capital Gains and Games.
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firePresident Kim, who circled the bonfire 13 times on Dartmouth Night, asks for your Homecoming memories


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kipDartmouth is #9 on Kiplinger's list of "best values"





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coralAdmissions receives more than 1,600 applications for early decision

Read student posts about Dartmouth at the Admissions Life at Dartmouth blog.


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raunerView "AT in a Day" photos at the Dartmouth Outing Club's new wiki site





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tanAlumni Travel: The world is waiting

Join former U.S. Ambassador to Georgia Ken Yalowitz for Classic Caucasus: Georgia and Armenia (May 22, 2010) or step aboard the "MS Dnieper Princess" for a trip to the Ukraine with John Kopper, professor of Russian and Comparative Literature (June 22, 2010).
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tanAssociation of Alumni announces 2010 voting period





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tanHanover Inn offers new discount rate for alumni





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Last Updated: 12/14/09