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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            A PUBLICATION OF THE DARTMOUTH OFFICE OF COMMUNITY RELATIONS

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                               Hanover’s                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Highlights from




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                               Sonia Landy
                               Sheridan                                            Sonia Landy Sheridan, The Magic Finger (Self Portrait with Pointing
                                                                                   Finger), 1970, 3M Color-In-Color I on paper.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Fall Lectures
                                                                                                                                                                     ers from Dartmouth Idol, FUSION Dance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Montgomery Fellow Roald Hoffman and


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                                     his ex hibition presents over       century communications revolution             imaging machines, such as the first           Ensemble, The Rockapellas, Dartmouth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Harvard Professor Homi Bhabha among
                                                                                                                                                                     Dance Theater Ensemble, The Cords,
                                                                         as well as her experience as both an          color copier by 3M and early computer                                                                                                                                                                                                                     the featured lectures
                                                                     -   inspiring teacher and artist-in-resi-         graphic systems. Through a generous           Vandana, , X.ado, the Barbary Coast Jazz



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                                                                     -   dence at the 3M Company. This exhibi-         donation from the artist, the Hood has        Combo, and The Decibelles. The celebration                                                                                                                                                                              obel-Prize winning chemist
                             tigated the inner landscape of her own      tion, a retrospective view of Sheridan’s      more than 600 works of Sheridan’s in          included a wide range of international foods,                                                                                                                                                                           Roald Hoffmann will serve
                             intensely creative, and often playful,      artistic production from the 1950s            their collection.                             which were prepared by Dartmouth Dining                                                                                                                                                                                 as this Fall’s Montgomer y
                             intelligence. Sheridan is known for her     to the present, is organized in the-            This exhibition of Sheridan’s work          Services, the Hanover Inn, and local purvey-                                                                                                                                                                Fellow. Hoffman, is also a w idely
                             work with the new forms of technol-         matic sections and culminates with                                                          ors Gusanoz, Tastes of Africa, and Yama.                                                                                                                                                                    publ i s he d p o e t a nd pl a y w r ig ht
                             ogy that sparked the late-twentieth-        her important work with various early                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   whose efforts have “carved out a land
                                                                                                                                                                     Before the inauguration, alumni, faculty,                                                                                                                                                                   between science, poetry, and philoso-
                                                                                                                                                                     and community members (including New                                                                                                                                                                        phy. Professor Hoffman will deliver
                                                                                                                                                                     Hampshire state representatives Lauri                                                                                                                                                                       three lectures during his tenure as a
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                              STUDENT ATHLETES
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                                                                                                                                                                     Harding and Susan Almy of Lebanon, and
                                                                                                                                                                     Bernie Benn of Hanover) participated in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Montgomery Fellow.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   1. Stage Reading of Should’ve
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Roald Hoffmann


                                                                                                                                                                     seven different dialogue dinners through-                                                                                                                                                                     Wednesday, October 7, 7:30 p.m., Bentley Theater, Hopkins Center
                                                                                                a staircase for an elderly woman’s home so that she could get into
                                                                                                                                                                     out the campus on Monday evening.                                                                                                                                                                             2. Religion Department Lecture: “Indigo: A Tale of Craft, Religion,
                                                                                                the house more easily. They also helped with getting some insu-
                                The Special Olympics remain a special part of the Dartmouth                                                                          Led by Dartmouth faculty, the dinners                                                                                                                                                                       History, Science, and Culture:”
                                                                                                lation to the attic and putting plastic on the broken windows.
                                                                                                                                                                     addressed topics such as “What Brain                                                                                                                                                                          “The Challenge of Managing Defense,” by Dr. David S. Chu,
                             Special Olympics regional summer games at Memorial Field.                                                                               Science Tells Us About Creativity and                                                                                                                                                                       President and CEO of the Institute for Defense Analysis, Wednesday,
                                                                                                  During this Summer a number of Dartmouth student-ath-
                                                                                            -                                                                        Learning,” “The Global Economic Crisis:                                                                                                                                                                     November 11, 4:30pm, Rockefeller B03.
                             tor the games . He helped to lead the opening ceremonies,                                                                               Is It Over?,” and “How to Reform Health                                                                                                                                                                       Thursday, October 8, 4:30 p.m., Haldeman 041
                                                                                                a program that brings promising students from underprivi-
                             and brought of a variety of Dartmouth student organizations                                                                             Care Delivery in America: Is This a Medical                      President Jim Kim, President Emeritus James Wright (partially obscured), and Provost Barry Scherr prepare to                                 3. Montgomery Fellow Lecture: “Chemistry’s Essential Tension”
                                                                                                                                                                     System Bailout.” That afternoon, a pub-                          process; Lori Shipulski, Terry Samwick, Michele Sacerdote, Leo Sacerdote, Sam Sacerdote, and other Upper Valley                              Date: Tuesday, October 13, 4:30 p.m., Filene Auditorium (Moore Hall)
                                                                                                Dartmouth for a three-year program that aims to encourage
                                                                                                                                                                     lic forum was held on “Reflections on                            community members observe the inauguration; Dartmouth employee Dan Billings, Hanover Selectboard Vice Chair
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Kate Connolly, and former Hanover moderator Willy Black wait for the inauguration to begin.                                                  Other lectures of note this Fall include the following:
                                                                                                those students to apply and be admitted to four-degree under-
                                                                                                                                                                     Leadership for Social Change” with guests
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                             ceremonies and the volunteers afterwards was so rewarding
                                                                                                graduate programs. Students from tennis, track and field, and
                             because it was amazing to see the athletes prepare for the event                                                                        that included General Electric’s CEO and
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 by Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense, Paul
                                                                                                football each participated in the program this year.
                             and to know how much it meant to them.”                                                                                                 Chairman, Jeffrey Immelt ’78, Harvard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Inauguration of President Kim
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Stockton ’76. Thursday, October 1, 4:30pm, Rockefeller B03.
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                                Members of the Dartmouth Women’s Hockey team volun-                                                                                  Business School professor Michael Porter,
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                                                                                                                                                                     and Paul Farmer, who co-founded Partners                                                                                                                                                                    Corporation, Tuck School of Business, Monday, Oct 5, time and loca-
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                                                                                                                                                                     in Health with President Kim.                                                                                                                                                                               tion TBA.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              n Tuesday, September 22nd, Jim                    the President of Brown University, Ruth
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Yong Kim was inaugurated as                       Simmons, and the Dean of the Graduate
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Districts,” by William Fischell, the Patricia F. and William B. Hale
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Dartmouth’s 17th President in a                   School of Harvard University, Allan Brandt.
                                                                                                                                                                     FALL LECTURES
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ’44 Professor in Arts and Sciences at Dartmouth College, Tuesday,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      public ceremony on the Dartmouth Green.                   Other speakers included the Student
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                                                                                                                                                                     from page 1                                                                                                                                                                                                 October 6, 4:30pm, Rockefeller B03.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Heralded by the Poongmul Nori Korean per-                 Body President, Frances Vernon ’10 (who,
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      cussion group, President Kim and his pre-                 like President Kim, hails from Iowa), the
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      decessor, President Emeritus James Wright                 Chair of the Dartmouth Board of Trustees,
                                                                                                                                                                     Diagnosis and Therapy”, with David Sidransky, MD,                                                                                                                                                           October 15, 4:30pm, Filene Auditorium (Moore Hall).
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ‘69A, and the Dartmouth Provost, Barry                    Charles “Ed” Haldeman ’70, and the Acting
                                                                                                                                                                     Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Scherr, led a procession of robed Trustees,               Dean of the College, Sylvia Spears.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Mascoma Corporation,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Faculty, and guests from more than 75 col-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      leges and universities.                                   Following the ceremony, a community cel-
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                                                                                                                                                                     Center. This is the inaugural Friends of Norris Cotton                                                                                                                                                      Environmental Engineering Design. Thayer School of Engineering,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ebration occurred on the Dartmouth Green
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Friday, October 16, 3:30pm, Spanos Auditorium (Room 100),
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Surrounded by an audience of 5,000 stu-                   with ten different student musical groups,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Cummings Hall.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      dents, staff, and community members                       including the Dartmouth College Gospel
                                                                                                                                                                     David S. Chu, President and CEO of the Institute for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      on a wonderful Fall day, the Inaugural                    Choir, the Chinese Dance Troupe, perform-
                                                                                                                                                                     Defense Analysis, Wednesday, November 11, 4:30pm,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Ceremony included welcoming remarks
                                                                                                                                                                     Rockefeller B03.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      from New Hampshire Governor John Lynch,                    INAUGURATION,!PAGE 4                                                             FALL LECTURES,!PAGE 4

                             Homecoming Weekend is October 23-25, 2009, with the bonfire to be lit at 8:30pm on the Dartmouth Green on Friday, October 23rd.
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      Bike Racers                                                                             Don Byron, Dartmouth Gospel Choir Unite                                                                                                                        Dartmouth Student-Athletes in the Community
      teach Bike Safety                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Dartmouth and
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                                                                                                      t 8 pm on October 17, t he                A major inspiration for the Don Byron



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  the Upper Valley
                                                                                                      Hopkins Center’s Spaulding
                                              BY ERIC SCHILDGE ‘10
                                                                                                      Auditorium will rock with the           (1899-1993), composer of such standards
                                                Editor’s Note: For the
                                                                                            roof-raising sounds of gospel music, as
                                              past couple of years,



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  United Way
                                                                                                                                         -    Take My Hand, who invented gospel
                                              I’ve had the good for-
                                                                                            cians led by the ceaselessly inventive            music as we know it by infusing spirituals
                                              tune to work with the
                                                                                            instrumentalist/composer Don Byron.               with the drive of honky-tonk blues. Byron
                                              Dartmouth Cycling
                                                                                                The clarinet/tenor sax player’s pow-          revisits some of the master songwriter’s
                                              team on a series of
                                                                                                                                              works alongside other classics and new
                                              events in the Upper
                                                                                            DK Dyson, pianist Frank Wilkins, bass             original songs written in the idiom.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Photo: Joseph Mehling ’69
                                              Valley, including races
                                                                                                                                         -      Saturday, October 17, 8 pm                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Way, and in many ways, it was the best of times and
                                              and outreach to local
                                                                                                                                                Spaulding Auditorium, Hopkins Center                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                the worst of times.
                                              schools. They’re an
                                                                                                                                              for the Arts, Hanover NH
      incredible group of student athletes, and thought it would be
                                                                                            Choir, led by Walter Cunningham.                    For information and tickets (includ-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                that Dartmouth had launched a campaign for the
      fun to share insights from one of the students, Eric Schildge,
                                                                                                                                              ing a special 18 and under price) call                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Peter Glenshaw
      about a Bike Safety presentation he gave last Spring in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Director of           given more than $18 million over the years to help
      Bradford, VT.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Community Relations




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                n Friday, May 4t h, I drove up to Bradford
                Elementary School to help with their Bike Safety
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      with its strong evaluation procedures, remains one of the best ways to con-




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photos: Peter Glenshaw
                Day; with, a component of their Bike and Walk
      Safety Week. For the past three years, Dartmouth Cycling
      Team members have traveled to Bradford to share their                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dartmouth hockey players Andrew Owsiak ‘11 and Josh Gillam ‘10 visit CHaD
      racing experience and give helpful tips about staying



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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     been participating in the Thetford                                                               its goal. While we were thrilled to see our most significant donors continue
      safe while enjoying our amazing sport. Past participants
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       strengths of the Athletics    Mentoring program, an endeavor                   cured of testicular cancer. Together
      include former Team Captains Kevin Wolfson ‘08, Erik
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     which pairs a Dartmouth student                  with seven other teams, Dartmouth               was a disappointment in other ways.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             beyond accomplishments on the           with a Thetford student from grades
        This year, due to a conflict with the team’s travel schedule,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     1-6 on a weekly basis.                           research at the Dana-Farber Cancer              smoothly and raises concerns about privacy. We heard that not enough
      I was the only rider able to attend. However, I made the most
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             student-athletes conduct in the                                                          Institute in Boston.
      of my time by helping to set up a course that taught students
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Dartmouth student-athletes together                                                              rigor it applies to its grant-making or how it helps families and people in our
      how to safely avoid obstacles such as rocks and other debris
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             of service activities.                  with athletes in local community                 Women’s Tennis team volunteered                 neighborhoods and communities. We heard the campaign was too long,
      while riding their bicycles. The students, who came through
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               All of these activities are facili-   recreational teams over the past two                                                             and that volunteers weren’t helped enough in their efforts to encourage co-




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      the activity stations in four groups of about seven or eight at a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             tated by a student dedicated to fos-                                                 -   helping to mind children of residents           workers to participate in this campaign.
      time, had a ton of fun dodging half-tennis balls and sponges
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      of the Haven, as well as decorating                                     So, beginning with this year’s campaign, we’re making changes. The
      on the ground and learned useful tips for how to maintain
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Intern, a position named in honor of                                                     the facility and filling the food pantry
      their balance when they encounter a dangerous situation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           “...being able to do                       during the holiday periods. As co-
      while out on a bike ride.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Athletics at Dartmouth College. As            something in the Upper
        To finish it off, each group competed in a “slow race”, a com-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             we approach a new academic year,              Valley community that                                                                      to employees. The economy remains fragile, and there is a tremendous
 !    petition to see who could complete a short course in the slow-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             it seems appropriate to review some           is not directly related to                                                                 need to help good people caught in bad times. We will make certain you
 #    est possible time without putting a foot on the ground. This
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             of the activities which Dartmouth             Dartmouth is beneficial                     related to Dartmouth is beneficial for                                                                                                            -
      was another fun way to learn how to balance your bicycle at                            Left to Right: Gulia Alexander, Steve Lubrano, Allegra Lubrano, and Georgia Lubrano join
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             student-athletes undertook this               to everyone involved.”                     everyone involved.”
 %    slow speeds.                                                                           forces to help the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth CHaD.
        I was thoroughly impressed by the enthusiasm of both the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             past year with the assistance of the                - Jesse Adler ‘10, co-captain,                                              -                                We’re also asking everyone to help, just a little bit. If every Dartmouth




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ducted its annual visit in December
      volunteers and the students, and I appreciated the opportu-
!"                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Friedman ‘TK) .                                                                          to young patients in the Children’s             campaign by a significant margin. More importantly, we would assure
      nity to get to know some of the dedicated teachers, parents,
#"                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               -   ers, Myra Sack ’10 and Becky Poskin              Hospital at Dartmouth. Peter Boldt’             non-profits who deliver essential services to neighbors in need that they
      and community members who recognize and share their joy
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      of bicycling. I look forward to returning next year, as I see this
                                                                                             Caped Crusaders on the Dartmouth Green                                                                                                                          Kids at Dartmouth”) in Summer           being adaptable and flexible to the              children in the Critical Condition              often have to decide between devoting precious resources to fundraising
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     needs of the community. In the Fall              area. Some were too shy to talk to us,
'"    enduring bonds with the community in which we live and ride.                                   irst-time visitors to Hanover             The CHaD Race has grown to become
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             canoeing and swimming, hiking                                                            but one in particularly really enjoyed          agencies can stay focused on delivering help to those in need.
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                                                                                                                                     -       one of the most festive community events
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Balch Hill, and recycling on campus                                                  -   having my two roomates and me in                                        It’s not easy to think about philanthropy in the workplace. For many, it’s a
)"                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   pating in their second season.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             with children from Romano Circle in                                                      his room.”                                      private decision and I certainly respect that perspective. On the other hand,
                                                                                            last weekend in August if they walked            and this year’s event was certainly the
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                                                                                                                                             most colorful. More than 450 racers ran
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                                                                                            On that rainy Saturday, amidst the               the entire course, and there were nearly
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                                                                                            setup for the start and finish of a Half-        100 relay teams that divided the race
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 -   nity service activities, including the                                                           not hard to do, and your support will make an important difference.
                                                                                            Marat hon, stood more t han 1,000                among two or three runners. Nearly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Thetford Mentoring program, the                  celebrated the 30th anniversary
                                                                                            adults and children in superhero cos-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     CHaD Half-Marathon, and DREAM.                   of the passage of Title IX, the fed-
                                                                                            tumes, all donned in a world record-             of this effort, and judging by the looks on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             read to students from kindergarten                                                       eral law which said opened the                                          Director of Community Relations
                                                                                            breaking effort to raise both money              everyone’s faces, they all plan to be back
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             through second grade.                   Team held a pre-season fund-                     passage for women to participate
                                                                                            and attention about the Children’s               next year for another great race and com-     Above: Heid Lange of Lyme, NH, and her
                                                                                                                                                                                           two children, Kennedy and Jack Lange,                                                                     raiser for cancer research in honor
                                                                                            Hospital at Dartmouth (CHaD).
                                                                                                                                                                                           race to the finish, while “Superdog”                               Dartmouth student-athletes have                                                          STUDENT ATHLETES,!PAGE 4
                                                                                                                                                                                           cheers them and the other racers.




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