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									                                        January 2010 	 	           	           	       	        	         	         												 								4	 		   	                                                                                                                	

        Photo:	Zachary	Ingbretsen	‘11
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    January 2010

                                                                                                                                                                      Photo:	Kasia	Vincunas	/	The	Dartmouth	Staff
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Fellows & other
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Winter Lectures
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           A PUBLICATION OF THE DARTMOUTH OFFICE OF COMMUNITY RELATIONS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Meet the New Members of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Hanover Liaison Committee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ne of the ways in which Dartmouth          The new members of the Committee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             listens to the community occurs            are as follows:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             through the members of the Hanover
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Liaison Committee.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Terry Appleby of Norwich,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          VT. Terry is the General
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Goes Digital!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Manager of the Hanover
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Formed in 2003, this volunteer group of                                                                In an effort to reach as wide as an audience in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Consumer Cooperative
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      12 Hanover residents meets nearly every                                                              Upper Valley and to be mindful of expenses, the Office
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Society (better known as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      month to provide insights, ideas, and reac-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          the Hanover Co-op), which        of Community Relations at Dartmouth will begin to shift
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      tions to issues of mutual interest to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          is one of the oldest and         the majority of its printed communication to online ver-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      College and the Town of Hanover.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        largest organizations of its kind in the coun-     sions over the next few months.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        try. Started in Hanover during the Great
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Whether the discussion involves recent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Depression, the Co-op (www.coopfoodstore.           For instance the Community Resources Brochure,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      issues like the Visual Arts Center or the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        com) has been managed by Terry for more            which summarizes some of the ways in which members
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Friends of Hanover Crew, or past issues
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        than 15 years.                                     of the Upper Valley community can access resources at
                                        President	Jim	Kim	speaks	before	the	2009	Hanover	Area	Chamber	of	Commerce	Leadership	Awards	banquet.                                                                                                                          such as Tubestock or the dormitories on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      North Maynard Street, the Hanover Liaison                                                            Dartmouth, will go online later this month. The online
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Bruce Lingelbach of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Committee serves as a valuable resource                                                              brochure will also exist as a PDF that can be printed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Etna, NH. Bruce and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      for both the community and College.
                                        Chamber & Dartmouth Celebrate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         his wife, Cindy Pierce,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         op er ate Pierc e’s Inn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      “I’ve always appreciated the frank advice                                                               Since October, the Office of Community Relations has
                                        Upper Valley Business Leaders                                                                                                                                                 The Occom Pond Party will be held
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      that Dartmouth has gotten from the Hanover
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Liaison Committee,” said Associate Provost
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         (w w
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Bruce is a graduate of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Williams College, a former
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           been blogging twice a week at ValleyBuzz, the new adver-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           tising blog offered by The Valley News. It’s a great place to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    on Saturday, February 13, 2010, from              Mary Gorman. “Each member is really con-


                                                   ore t ha n 250 busi ness leaders ca me to             This year’s winners included the following:                                                                                                                                                                    Dartmouth ski coach, and the proud father          find out the latest activity of interest to the Upper Valley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      nected in the community, and the advice
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    12-3pm.                                                                                             of three children, all of whom attend the

                                                   Alumni Hall on Tuesday, November 17 for the           • Residents of Kendal at Hanover (Chamber Achievement                                                                                                                                                                                                             community, and most “posts” are written so that they
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and counsel serves all of us very well.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Hanover and Dresden public schools.                appear on Tuesday and Friday each week.

                                                   2009 Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce               Award)                                                                                                         Join us for the largest outdoor ice

                                        Leadership Awards banquet.                                       • Coldwell Banker/Redpath & Co. Realtors (Business                                                         skating event in New England. Enjoy               This year marks the planned departure of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          J o h n H o c h r e i t e r of     Notes to Neighbors, which has been published quarterly

                                          These awards recognize four Upper Valley businesses          Leadership Award)                                                                                                                                              four Committee members (each of whom
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the Ice Castle, Snow Sculpture Contest,                                                                               Etna, NH. John is the
                                        or organizations for their contributions to the community,       • Montshire Museum of Science (Business Innovator of                                                                                                                                                                                                              since 2003, will also transition to online with the Spring

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      are limited to two three-year terms; see
                                        business leadership, and innovation.                           the Year)                                                                                                    Couch Potato Race, Banathalon, Parade,                                                                                President of the Hanover         2010 issue. Look for the same stories and photographs –
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      page 2 for more information on depart-
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                                                                                                         • Hanover True Value Hardware (Small Business                                                              Music, Games and Food. For more                                                                                       Improvement S o ciet y
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ing members), and the arrival of three                                                               this time in an online format that will allow audio and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          (w w w.hanoverimprove -
        Photo:	Zachary	Ingbretsen	‘11

                                                                                                       Innovator of the Year)                                                                                                                                         new members. A fourth member will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    information call the Hanover Recreation                                                                                                                video of some of the stories that are presented.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ment .org ).      Founde d
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Department at (603) 643-5315.                     appointed shortly.
                                                                                                         President Jim Kim was the keynote speaker at the Awards                                                                                                                                                                          in 1922, the Hanover
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             While all of the publications from Community Relations
                                                                                                       banquet, which was also attended by other Dartmouth                                                            The Occom Pond Party is party of the                                                              Improvement Society operates the Nugget
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      “We are very excited to have such an extraor-                                                        have been available online for several years, the format
                                                                                                       leaders, including Carol Folt (Acting Provost and Dean of                                                    2010 Dartmouth Winter Carnival, which                                                               Theatre, Campion Ice Rink, and Storrs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      dinary group of citizens express their willing-                                                      has not been easy to read. “We think this will allow us to
                                                                                                       the Faculty), Steve Kadish (Senior Vice President), Carrie                                                                                                                                                       Pond, all in service to quietly maintain and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    will be held from February 11-14. Known           ness to serve both the Town and Dartmouth                                                            reach more people, save some money, and ultimately make
                                                                                                       Pelzel (Vice President for Development), Diana Pearson                                                                                                                                                           improve the Hanover community. John is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    as the oldest collegiate winter festival,         on the Committee,” said Peter Glenshaw,
                                                                                                       (Vice President for Communications), Bob Donin (General                                                                                                                                                          also the President of Computac (           for more effective communication” said Peter Glenshaw,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Director of Community Relations. “We will
                                                                                                       Counsel), and Linda Snyder (Vice President for Campus                                                        Winter Carnival is a celebration of winter,                                               , a 45-year old company based            Director of Community Relations. “We’re also excited to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      deeply miss our retiring members – Willy
                                                                                                       Planning and Facilities).                                                                                    snow, and fun in the outdoors.                                                                      in West Lebanon, NH.                               begin offering ways for community members to comment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Black, Susan Boyle, Len Cadwallader, and
                                                                                                         Dartmouth sponsored the awards banquet this year, and                                                                                                                                                                                                             online in these new digital publications.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Sharon Nordgren – but at the same time,
                                                                                                      expects to continue to be an active participant in this event                                                                                                                                                     Other members of the Hanover Liaison
                                        Dick	‘64	and	Barbara	Couch	of	Hypertherm	acknowledge	mention	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      we are also thrilled to have such capable cit-
                                                                                                      and other Chamber activities in the future.                                                                                                                                                                       Committee include Laura Beliveau, Bill
                                        as	a	previous	recipient	of	Hanover	Area	Chamber	of	Commerce	                                                                                                                                                                  izens as new members of the Committee.”
                                        Leadership	award
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Bittinger, David Bradley ’58, Janice Fischel,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Betsy McGean, Bob Russell, Nancy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Pompian, and Lori Shipulski.
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      Meet the “Retiring”                                                                                                          Montgomery Fellows &                                                                                            Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth:
      Hanover Liaison
                                                                                                                                   Other Winter Lectures                                                                                           Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art                                                                                                    Social Media
      Committee Members
         Each of these Committee members – Willy Black, Susan Boyle, Len
                                                                                                                                                During the 2010 Winter Term, a wide-array
                                                                                                                                              of engaging lecturers will come to Dartmouth,
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • The Thayer School of Engineering presents
                                                                                                                                                                                                Roger G. Tobin of Department of Physics and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             and Community
       Cadwallader, and Sharon Nordgren – has served both Hanover and                                                                         ranging from Montgomery Fellow and envi-          Astronomy, Tufts University. Professor Tobin                                                                                                                                                                                       The news that the Office of
       the Upper Valley in a variety of ways. Whether as volunteers, public                                                                   ronmental artist Christo, who will deliver the    will be speaking on “Sox and Drugs: Baseball,                                                                                                                                                                                   Community Relations will begin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Photo: Joseph Mehling ’69
       office holders, or non-profit board members, they have contributed to                                                                  keynote address during celebrations on behalf     Steroids and Physics” on Friday, January 22.                                                                                                                                                                                    to shift its communication away
       the sense of place and community that defines the Upper Valley and                                                                     the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration.   The lecture will be held at Spanos Auditorium,                                                                                                                                                                                  from print and towards a greater
                                                                                                                                              All lectures are free and open to the public.     Room 100, Cummings Hall.                                                                                                                                                                                                        emphasis on online, digital plat-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                forms (see story on page 1 ) raises

                                                                                                           (Ted	C.	Brummond)
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Stephanie McHenry ’84, the President of                                                                                                                                                                                     interesting questions about social
         These four members of the Hanover Liaison Committee were the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Peter Glenshaw media and community outreach.
                                                                                                                                                                                                ShoreBank in Ohio will speak on “Banking
       original founders of the Committee, and together helped Dartmouth                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Director of
                                                                                                                                                                                                to Change the World: Creating Jobs and                                                                                                                                                                           Community Relations
       and the Town over the last six years to improve communication and                                                                                                                        Empowering Communities.” Her lecture
       understanding.                                                                                                                                                                           will be held on Monday, January 25, 4:30pm,                                                                                                                                                                          Does Facebook really bring people closer together?
                                                                                                                                                                                                Rockefeller Center B03.
         Willy Black, has served the Town of Hanover as a teacher at the Ray                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Is Twitter better than a phone call, or a personal
       School (where she was awarded the national “Teacher of the Year” by                                                                                                                        • “Waking Giants: Ice Sheets in a Warming                                                                                                                                                  visit?
                                                                                                                                                                                                World” will be the subject of the lecture given
       President Jimmy Carter in 1979), as a Selectboard member, and as a
                                                                                                                                                                                                by Robert Bindschadler of NASA Goddard
       Town Moderator.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         As someone who has a personal Facebook and
                                                                                                                                                                                                Space Flight Center. His talk, which is part
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Twitter account, my experience has been that social
                                                                                                                                                                                                of the Jones Seminar Series, will be held on
         Susan Boyle is known throughout the community for service as a                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      media compliments and supports, rather than
                                                                                                                                                This term will see two Montgomery Fellows.      Friday, February 5th at 3:30pm. The lecture
       reading teacher at the Richmond Middle School and for her service on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  detracts, from the community and social capital
                                                                                                                                              In January, Terry Tempest Williams – the          will be held at Spanos Auditorium, Room 100,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             found in the Upper Valley.
       the Dresden School Board.                                                                                                              writer, naturalist, environmental activist, and   Cummings Hall.                                     Edward	Joseph	Ruscha,	American,	born	1937	Standard	Station,	Amarillo,Texas	1963	Oil	on	canvas	Gift	of	James	Meeker,	Class	of	1958,	
                                                                                                                                              a previous Montgomery Fellow – will return                                                           in	memory	of	Lee	English,	Class	of	1958,	scholar,	poet,	athlete,	and	friend	to	all;	P.976.281
                                                                                                                                              to Hanover. Her lecture, “Writing Our Way           • Jonathan Kozol, the author of numerous                                                                                                                                                      Some of it is about efficiency: with Twitter and
         Len Cadwallader is the Executive Director of Vital Communities,
                                                                                                                                              Home,” will occur on Monday, January 25, 4:30     books about education and poor children in                                                                                                                                                   Facebook, family and friends can keep in touch more
       a member of the board of the Upper Valley Business Education                                                                                                                                                                               September 26, 2009, through March 15, 2010                         Rothko, Ed Ruscha, Alice Neel, Romare Bearden, Alexander
                                                                                                                                              p.m. in Cook Auditorium, Murdough Center, at      America, will deliver a lecture on Monday,                                                                                                                                                   easily. They log-on when they want to, and discover
       Partnership, and the former President of the Hanover Rotary club.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Calder, El Anatsui, Juan Munoz, Alison Saar, Amir Nour, Bob
                                                                                                                                              the Tuck School.                                  February 8 at 4 pm in Filene Auditorium,            The third in a series of comprehensive exhibitions and                                                                                   what I have been doing hours or even days ago. We
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Haozous, Richard Serra, and Bill Viola among others.
                                                                                                                                                                                                Moore Hall.                                       catalogues showcasing the permanent collection, this exhibi-                                                                               lead increasingly busy lives, and it’s hard sometimes
         Sharon Nordgren has represented Hanover in the New Hampshire                                                                                                       T he f ol low-                                                                                                                                                                                                   to find time to talk or meet. With these tools, we can
                                                                                                           (AP	Photo/Keystone,	Karl	Mathis)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  tion surveys the breadth and depth of the permanent collec-
       House since 1989, serving as Deputy Democratic House Leader and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Generously supported by Hugh Freund ‘67, Margaret Fellner
                                                                                                                                                                          ing month,              • The 8th annual Tuck Business & Society        tion and highlights key works from the holdings, only a tiny                                                                               connect asynchronously and thus uncover more
       currently as the Vice Chair of the House Finance Committee.                                                                                                        Christo – per-        Conference, the leading graduate student-                                                                            Hunt ‘78, Richard Reiss Jr. ‘66 and Bonnie F. Reiss P’83, Stephen       ways to share our lives with the people with whom
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  fraction of which are on view in the museum’s galleries at
                                                                                                                                                                          haps best known       run conference on sustainability and socially                                                                        A. Lister ‘63, Anne A. and Russell K. Mayerfeld P’08, the Homma         we care the most.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  any one time. Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth
                                                                                                                                                                          as the creator of     responsible business, will be held on February                                                                       Educational Access Fund, and the Leon C. 1927, Charles L. 1955,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  focuses on post-1945 painting, sculpture, works on paper,
                                                                                                                                                                          Running Fence,        11-12. In 2010, the Business and Society                                                                             and Andrew J. 1984 Greenebaum Fund.                                       Some of the advantage also comes from breadth of
                                                                                                                                                                          The Pont Neuf         Conference will focus on: “Building a New         new media, and photography, and includes works by Mark
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             what we can share. It’s more than words – it’s a pic-
                                                                                                                                                                          Wrapped, T he         Model: Resource Constraints on the Path to                                                                                                                                                   ture of my kids skiing down the Skiway, or video from
                                                                                                                                                                          Gates, and other      Prosperity.”                                                                                                                                                                                 a race in which my wife, Elizabeth, participated.
 3                                                                                                                                                                        work s – w i l l                                                                                                                                                                                                   Suddenly friends and family are there with me, shar-
 4                                                                                                                                                                        present a lec-          • On Friday, February 26, Eric Fossum, a                                                                                                                                                   ing a moment special to me and therefore to them.
                                                                                                                                                                          ture on Monday,
                                                                                                                                                                          Febr ua r y 8 at
                                                                                                                                                                                                consultant with Samsung Semiconductor
                                                                                                                                                                                                R&D Center, will speak on “Image Sensors                                                                             Carolina Chocolate                                                         Of course, any community-building effort that

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Drops and
10                                                                                                                                            4pm. The lecture will be held in Spaulding        for Digital Cameras: Shedding Light on How
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             relies only on social media will ultimately be insuf-
20                                                                                                                                            Auditorium, Hopkins Center, and will dis-         They Work.” The lecture will be held at Spanos
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ficient. We are social creatures, and there is some-
                                                                                                                                              cuss “Two Works in Progress: Over the River,      Auditorium, Room 100, Cummings Hall.

                                                                                                                                              Project for the Arkansas River, Colorado and
                                                                                                                                              The Mastaba, Project for the United Arab            • On Friday, March 5, there will be a lecture
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Dartmouth Idol                                                          thing about seeing a smile, hearing a laugh, or having
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             a simple handshake that builds bonds that cannot be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             replicated online. Any strong community ultimately
50                                                                                                                                            Emirates.”                                        and book signing for “The Gardner Heist: The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       There are two great shows in the Winter Term, with tickets            depends on people working and meeting together in
60                                                                                                                                                                                              True Story of the World’s Largest Unsolved Art
                                                                                                                                                                                                Theft.” Ulrich Boser ‘97 will discuss his new                                                                        priced especially for young adults. On Saturday, January 16             real time.
                                                                                                                                                Other highlights in the 2010 Winter term
                                                                                                                                              include the following:                            book of the same title, on the occasion of the                                                                       at 8pm, the Carolina Chocolate Drops – who play a revved-
80                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              So while we will go online with our communica-
                                                                                                                                                                                                twentieth anniversary of the still unsolved                                                                          up brand of African-American Appalachian string-band
85                                                                                                                                              • Kimberlé Crenshaw Williams, a lead-           theft of several masterpieces from the Isabella                                                                                                                                              tion efforts, you can expect Dartmouth to continue
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     music – will appear. Tickets are normally $26, but anyone
      Ethan	Shaw	of	Hanover	cruises	to	victory	in	the	17th	Annual	Turkey	Trot                                                                 ing authority on civil rights whose ground-       Steward Gardner Museum in Boston.                                                                                                                                                            to be an active presence wherever community exists
90                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   18 & under can attend for $14. Rolling Stone calls them “daz-
      Race	in	Hanover	on	the	Dartmouth	Green.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                in the Upper Valley. Whether it’s a classroom, food
                                                                                                                                              breaking work was influential in the drafting
100                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  zling in velocity and virtuosity…defiantly ecstatic music.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             shelf, or playing field, someone from Dartmouth will

      Hanover Turkey Trot!
                                                                                                                                              of the equality clause in the South African
                                                                                                                                              Constitution, will deliver the MLK Keynote                                                                                                                                                                                                     be there, working to make a difference in the way we
                                                                                                                                              address on Monday, January 18 at 7pm in                                                                                                                                  On Friday, March 5, everyone is invited to attend the                 live, learn, and play in the Upper Valley.
        Nearly 200 runners came across the finish line at the Hanover 10K                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Dartmouth Idol Finals. Held in Spaulding Auditorium at
                                                                                                                                              Spaulding Auditorium.
      Turkey Trot on Sunday, November 22. Now in its 17th year, the race                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             7pm, with Walter Cunningham serving as music director,
      attracted a diverse group of runners to the Dartmouth Green, which                                                                        • On Wednesday, January 20, at 4pm,                                                               The	Carolina	Chocolate	Drops                                       this crowd-pleasing event will be available for $6 for all stu-
      is where the race begins and ends. The top male finisher, Ethan Shaw                                                                    President Jim Kim of Dartmouth College will                                                                                                                            dents 18 & under (regular tickets are $12). Vocal finalists will
      of Hanover, completed the race in 32:00 while the top female finisher,                                                                  deliver a lecture on “Quality Health Care for                                                                                                                          perform with a live band, and the winner will be determined
      Pamela Aman of Hanover, finished the race in 38:50. Funds raised by                                                                     All: Why We Can’t Wait.” The lecture will be                                                                                                                           by votes at the show.
      the race support the Hanover Department of Recreation.                                                                                  held in Chilcott Auditorium at the Dartmouth
                                                                                                                                              Medical School.

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