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November 20, 2008

News

soccerSoccer team qualifies for NCAA tournament, competes in game Nov. 25

Dartmouth, the #16 national seed, has earned a first-round bye in the 48-team tournament and faces either Colgate or Boston College at Dartmouth's Burnham Field at 6 p.m., Nov. 25. View the game live online at the Dartmouth athletics site.

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shieldTrustees approve Department of Neurology, four professorships

Among other business during their Nov. meeting, the Board approved the creation of the Department of Neurology at Dartmouth Medical School (DMS), The John Kimball Jr. 1943 Professorship, and the The Myers Family Professorship.

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shieldReflections on the U.S. presidential campaign

Alumni including Reverend Leah Daughtry '84, former Congressman Rob Portman '78, and New York Times media reporter Jacques Steinberg '88 offer insight during this symposium hosted by President James Wright.

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clockStudent elected county treasurer

The New York Times reports on the bit of controversy surrounding the election of Vanessa Sievers '10 as Grafton County treasurer.

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cdsFun list of toys from Tuck

The Center for Digital Strategies at the Tuck School of Business has released its Top Tech Toys 2008 list.

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homecomingSee highlights from Homecoming 2008 in photos, video

Thirty photos of the parade, bonfire, plus a YouTube video.

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Stay Connected

wrightNext up for President Wright's final year of club visits: Chicago Dec. 9

President James Wright and first lady Susan DeBevoise Wright are visiting a number of Dartmouth alumni clubs, from New York to California.

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seussAce on Audio: New lecture on Theodor Geisel '25

Donald Pease, the Avalon Professor in the Humanities, talks about Dr. Seuss.

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geithnerSnake charmer and the professor: You are here

Pay a virtual visit with Professor Lynn Higgins and her unusual friend in Marrakech, Morocco, and read more photo essays by other intrepid Dartmouth travelers.

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soccerWearers of the Green: The sixth gathering

Reserve your tickets now to attend the special induction of athletes into the Wearers of the Green, Dartmouth's athletic hall of fame. The ceremony, which happens every five years, takes place in Boston.

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Last Updated: 3/4/09