May | June 2009

THE DAM INTERVIEW

James Wright

Feature

A World of Difference

Feature

God Is in the Details

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THE DAM INTERVIEW

James Wright

On the eve of his retirement President James Wright looks back on four decades at Dartmouth.

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Feature

A World of Difference

Revolutionary advances in geography (can you say satellites?) have transformed the field and how it is taught in the only dedicated geo department in the Ivy League.

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Feature

God Is in the Details

The time has come to develop a new science-based worldview about the nature of God, one that bridges the schism between faith and reason, argues evolutionary biologist Stuart Kauffman ’61.

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CONTINUING ED

Lorna (Mills) Hill ’73

A playwright/actress/director/educator on the arts

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FACULTY OPINION

Slow Medicine

A Dartmouth geriatrician offers insight into a new prescription for eldercare.

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SPORTS

In a League of His Own

Deputy commissioner Bill Daly ’86 never played goalie, but he’s known for making one of the biggest saves in hockey history.

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ON THE JOB

Working With Obama

Before they were chosen to serve in the new administration these alums gained valuable experience as undergraduates.

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CLASSROOM

Walls That Talk

The study of American architecture can teach us as much about history as it does about design.

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CAMPUS

Talk of the Town

Dr. Jim Yong Kim doesn’t start his new job until July 1, but based on what people are saying, he’s already had quite an impact.

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BIG PICTURE

“I’m Blessed”

Susan and Jim Wright depart Spaulding Auditorium following the introduction of his successor. “I’m blessed to have a spouse and a partner in Susan, who also lives and breathes Dartmouth,” he says.

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