March | April 2009

COVER STORY

Being There

FEATURE

Stage Presence

FEATURE

The Last Dance

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COVER STORY

Being There

Whom better to ask for travel tips than Dartmouth’s smart and worldly wise professors? Here they show you how to travel off the beaten path. If you love adventure and hate getting caught in a crowd, prepare for takeoff.

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FEATURE

Stage Presence

The life of a busy actor isn’t always easy, but for Sharon Washington ’81, it’s the only one she wants.

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FEATURE

The Last Dance

Dave Gavitt ’59 is a dreamer. Always has been. Like many Dartmouth graduates he dreams of the day his alma mater wins another Ivy League men’s basketball championship.

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HISTORY

No Survivors

When a small plane went missing in the White Mountains, the ensuing search changed forever the lives of Outing Club members.

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PERSONAL HISTORY

The Quantum World

Entranced by the complexity of “entanglement,” a lapsed physics major returns to her calling.

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ON THE JOB

Boston Legal

Using a rough-and-tumble lawyer as a recurring character, David Hosp ’90 has made it as an author without abandoning his day job.

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CONTINUING ED

Richard F. Miller ’62

On life as Imam Muhammad Abdur-Razzaq

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INTERVIEW

“Examine Assumptions”

Professor Bernie Gert talks about philosophy as a calling—and spending five decades at Dartmouth.

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BIG PICTURE

Up, Up and Away

More than 50 years before the Winter X Games debuted, Amos “Bud” Little ’39, DMS’40, performed airborne maneuvers such as this “all the time,” he recalls.

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