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Mural At Dartmouth Named Historic Landmark
Thursday, 03/14/13
By Charlotte Albright
Jose Clemente Orozco created a mural series called "The Epic of American Civilization" at Dartmouth College in the 1930s when he was an artist in residence there. The work has now been designated a national historic landmark by the National Park Service.
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Dancers Gather To Protest Violence Against Women
Thursday, 02/14/13
By Charlotte Albright
Valentine's Day, traditionally, is a time to celebrate love. But this year, groups combating violence against women are using the day to "rise up" against abuse. Throughout the world, they are marking the date not just with political demonstrations, but by dancing.
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Martin Luther King’s 1962 Speech at Dartmouth Mapped Progress, Looked to Future
Monday, 01/21/13
By Charlotte Albright
In May of 1962, Martin Luther King spoke to an overflow audience at Dartmouth College. His progress report on the American civil rights movement  was part of that year's Great Issues Course, required for graduation.
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Dartmouth Alumnus Comes Back To Lead His Alma Mater
Thursday, 01/10/13
By Charlotte Albright
Dartmouth College is officially welcoming President-Elect Philip Hanlon to campus this week. As an alumnus of the college, Hanlon will find there are still some familiar faces around Hanover.
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New Dartmouth President Says He’ll Focus On Student Life Issues
Thursday, 01/10/13
By Mitch Wertlieb
On Friday afternoon Dartmouth College will be holding a welcome celebration for President-elect Philip Hanlon.
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Dartmouth Chooses Michigan Provost As New President
Thursday, 11/29/12
Dartmouth College has hired an alumnus who built his career as a professor and provost at a major university to succeed Jim Yong Kim as the school's president. Philip Hanlon, a 1977 Dartmouth graduate and the current provost at the University of Michigan, will take office on July 1 as the college's 18th president, the college announced this afternoon.
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NH Clerks Brace For Long Lines As Students Register To Vote
Thursday, 10/11/12
By Charlotte Albright
Town clerks are gearing up for election day. But along the Connecticut River, the time it takes to vote may depend on where you live. That's because, unlike Vermont, New Hampshire is phasing in a new law that will require voters to show a photo ID.
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Life-Size Puppets Perform "Woyzeck" At Dartmouth
Thursday, 09/20/12
By Charlotte Albright
A nineteenth-century German tale of a soldier driven to violence has been taking new shape at the Hopkins Center at Dartmouth College.  "Woyzeck on the Highveld" combines puppetry, live acting, and animation in a play re-set in apartheid South Africa in the 1950's.
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Dartmouth Dedicates Visual Arts Center
Friday, 09/14/12
Dartmouth College is launching a year-long celebration of the arts on campus, starting with Friday's dedication of a new visual arts center.
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Undocumented Immigrant Starts Classes At Dartmouth
Thursday, 09/13/12
By Charlotte Albright
One student arriving at Dartmouth College this week feels especially happy - and lucky - to be there. Daniela Pelaez is an undocumented immigrant who came to this country with her parents from Colombia when she was four.
Vermont Edition
Colleges Take On Binge Drinking
Wednesday, 05/30/12
By Jane Lindholm
We look at how severe the binge drinking problem is in our area and the efforts being initiated by colleges to rein it in and we hear from the developer of the St. Albans Wal-Mart.
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Former British Prime Minister To Speak At Dartmouth
Friday, 05/11/12
Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown will deliver a lecture this month at Dartmouth College.
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Dartmouth Actors Shine Spotlight On Sexual Assault
Wednesday, 04/25/12
By Charlotte Albright
The Dartmouth Theater Department hopes to spur conversation about the troubling issue of sexual assault with "Undue Influence," a dance-drama piece that opens at the Hopkins Center's Moore Theater this week.
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At Dartmouth, Percussionists Get A Taste Of Their Own Music
Thursday, 04/19/12
By Charlotte Albright
Friday evening a group of percussionists from Brooklyn will break out their mallets, sticks and brushes at Dartmouth College. But earlier this week the quartet Sō Percussion heard Dartmouth music students perform some of the band's work.
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Newscast: April 17, 2012, 5:50 p.m.
Tuesday, 04/17/12
By Dave McGown
Newscast: April 17, 2012, 5:50 p.m.
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Dartmouth President Is Chosen To Lead World Bank
Monday, 04/16/12
Jim Yong Kim, an American who is president of Dartmouth College, has been chosen to be the next president of the World Bank. His selection Monday extends the U.S. hold on the top job at the 187-nation development agency.
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Dartmouth's President Interviews For Top Job At World Bank
Thursday, 04/12/12
By Jane Lindholm
Dartmouth President Jim Yong Kim was interviewed by directors of the World Bank this week. Kim is President Obama's nominee to be the next head of the global financial organization.
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"ReEntry" Gives Voice To Soldiers Returning From War
Wednesday, 04/04/12
By Charlotte Albright
The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have been talking points for over a decade now. But it's not all that often that you hear combat soldiers doing the talking. That's why the playwrights of "ReEntry" interviewed hundreds of military personnel and relatives for the monologues and conversations that make up the performance piece.
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Dartmouth Fraternity Says Most Charges Dropped
Thursday, 03/29/12
The former head of a Dartmouth College fraternity says the college in New Hampshire has dropped hazing charges against all but three of its members.
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Newscast: Friday, March 23, 2012 at 12:04 p.m.
Friday, 03/23/12
By Mitch Wertlieb
Newscast: Friday, March 23, 2012 at 12:04 p.m.
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Obama Taps Dartmouth President For World Bank
Friday, 03/23/12
President Barack Obama has nominated Dartmouth College President Jim Yong Kim to head the World Bank, a surprise pick for the international financial institution's top job.
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Come Summer, Pianos Will Pop Up Throughout The Upper Valley
Friday, 01/27/12
By Neal Charnoff
To celebrate its 50th anniversary season this summer, the Hopkins Center at Dartmouth College is sponsoring a piano "street project" that will have pianos turning up in parks, general stores and other unexpected locations. 
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Chinese Musician Bridges East and West In Dartmouth Residency
Thursday, 01/26/12
By Charlotte Albright
All this week, students at Dartmouth have been learning about the pipa, a Chinese lute that dates back 2,000 years. Their teacher is a renowned modern performer who is preserving the pipa's traditional repertoire and collaborating with famous contemporary musicians.
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Afternoon Classics
Orpheus in Manhattan
Friday, 03/11/11
Today I'll speak with Dartmouth College professor Steve Swayne about his new biography of William Schuman.  We'll also hear some of Schuman's music, as well as works by Rachmaninoff, Saint-Saens, and Schumann (yes, the one with two n's) this afternoon.
Vermont Edition
Advances In Breast Cancer Therapies
Monday, 09/27/10
By Jane Lindholm
A researcher at the Vermont Cancer Center has published a massive study of surgical breast cancer patients that shows hope for less invasive cancer treatment. Also, Dartmouth College's history in training Native Americans to be Christian ministers, and another Report From Afghanistan.
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