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December 16, 2010 issue

Top stories:

Gabrielle EmanuelAnise VanceAlumna, senior receive major scholarships
Rhodes Scholar Gabrielle Emanuel '10 (left) of Evanston, Ill., will enroll at the University of Oxford to study the impact of international aid on cultures and communities. Anise Vance '11 of Weston, Mass., a George J. Mitchell Scholar, will attend Queen's University Belfast to study how a person's identity is shaped by place and space.

Read more about Emanuel, a history major and psychology minor, and Vance, a geography major and a Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow.


snow globeHoliday greetings from Alumni Relations
Listen to a rendition of "Dartmouth Undying" by the Dartmouth Aires, and click on the snowflakes to view a gallery of winter photos.


Gail Koziara Boudreaux Bill BurgessGail Koziara Boudreaux '82 and Bill Burgess '81 are Dartmouth Trustee candidates
Boudreaux, executive vice president of UnitedHealth Group and president of UnitedHealthcare, was named one of the "World's 100 Most Powerful Women" by Forbes in 2009. Burgess, a managing partner of the venture capital firm ABS Ventures, has also served as a trustee of the Nature Conservancy and is currently chairman of the New England Aquarium. The Alumni Council nominated one candidate for each open alumni-nominated seat on the Board of Trustees.

Learn more about the candidates at the Vox the Vote website. The site also includes information on how to nominate trustee candidates by petition, which will be accepted until February 3, 2011. Balloting begins March 9.


NCAA SoccerNick SchwiegerFall athletics video highlights
Watch the dramatic moments during the Dartmouth men's soccer team's upset win in overtime against #9 Notre Dame in the 2010 NCAA playoffs on November 21. Also, view some of the great runs of 2010 by football's Nick Schwieger '12, the co-Ivy League player of the year.


Quick links:
admissions signFrom the largest early decision applicant pool in its history, Dartmouth admits 444 to the Class of 2015
Medal of ScienceAlumni Marye Anne Fox, A&S Adv '74, and Mortimer Mishkin '46 are two of the 10 recipients of the National Medal of Science
Fox cites the importance of her Dartmouth experience in this San Diego Union-Tribune article.
Craig SuttonTeaching at Dartmouth: Beyond reputation and rankings
Steve MandelChair of the Board of Trustees Steve Mandel '78 talks about priorities
CASE logo"U.S. Professors of the Year" include alumni Teresa C. Balser '92 at the University of Wisconsin, and Dartmouth Professor of Engineering John Collier '72, Thayer '77
Baker Tower sunsetAssociation of Alumni nominating committee announces 2011 election candidates
AP news logoDartmouth awarded $2 million to fund new Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Center
Nicaragua sceneryTeam of 29, including 21 undergraduates, spends two weeks in Nicaragua to work on community projects
Senegalese youth with cameraJeremy Teicher '10 produces This Is Us documentary based on scenes filmed by Senagalese students
Students performing In the classroom: students study and perform plays about human rights
Konexi toyTuck School's Center for Digital Strategies picks its Top Tech Toys 2010
RudolphRead about the origins of Rudolph's story, written by Robert May, Class of 1926
Stay connected:

Carnival skierSave the date: The 100th anniversary of Dartmouth Winter Carnival is February 10-13, 2011

printNeed a last minute holiday gift? Consider the 2010 book, Winter Carnival: A Century of Dartmouth Posters
red birdTunisian Adventure - April 16-24, 2011
Explore Berber villages, famed archaeological sites, and spectacular landscapes on this nine-day Dartmouth Alumni Travel journey with Lynn A. Higgins, professor of French and comparative literature.

Last Updated: 1/20/11