May | June 2016

COVER STORY

“Out of Crisis Comes Opportunity”

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In the Crossfire

FEATURE

Remnants of a Moment

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COVER STORY

“Out of Crisis Comes Opportunity”

As a former federal civil rights trial attorney, Michael Gennaco ’75 supervised more than 20 grand jury investigations into police misconduct. Today, as the nation simmers over the excessive use of force by cops, he guides police departments toward reforms that reduce ugly incidents, increase transparency and promote accountability.

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Feature

In the Crossfire

How much force does a police department need?

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FEATURE

Remnants of a Moment

Photojournalist Mackenzie Knowles-Coursin ’07 explores notions of identity and place in conflict zones where statelessness and forced migration prevail.

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First

First-generation students must navigate a unique maze of obstacles just to get into college. And once they hit the jackpot, there’s a catch: They’re suddenly thrown into a whole new world on campus without the roadmap that college-educated parents can provide. Here’s how several first-gen undergrads are faring at Dartmouth.

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BIG PICTURE

Early Innings

The College celebrated its 150th anniversary of playing baseball with a banquet and reception between games of a doubleheader vs. Penn on April 9. Dartmouth’s first varsity team, led by catcher Dwinel F. Thompson, class of 1869 (front row, far right), won two of its three games during the inaugural 1866 season.

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ART

Heavy Metal

Sculptor David Stromeyer ’68 brings muscle and mathematical precision to his stunning work.

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INTERVIEW

Annette Gordon-Reed ’81

The Harvard professor discusses her new book about Thomas Jefferson and offers her take on racial inclusivity on campus.

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PERSONAL HISTORY

Reunited

Is it uncool to say I had a great time at my 20th reunion? There’s nothing like the people who knew you when.

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Continuing Ed

Maya Wiley ’86

An NYC aide on facing urban challenges

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RETROSPECTIVE

Old School

A student’s journal from 70 years ago turns out to be far more intriguing than its author could ever have imagined.

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UPFRONT

Gatekeeper

Lee Coffin is the new vice provost for enrollment.

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