NOVEMBER | DECEMBER 2017

NOVEMBER | DECEMBER 2017

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Features

What Makes Nice People Nice?

Cover Story

All the Right Moves

THE DAM INTERVIEW

Lee Coffin

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Features

What Makes Nice People Nice?

Georgetown professor Abigail Marsh ’99 peeks inside the altruistic headquarters of our brains.

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Cover Story

All the Right Moves

The career path of Kery Davis ’79 led from law school to Broadway to HBO boxing. Now, as athletic director at Howard University, he hopes to inject a dose of Ivy League into “the Mecca.”

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THE DAM INTERVIEW

Lee Coffin

The dean of admissions and financial aid takes you inside the admissions process.

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Sports

Bucket List

He shoots. He scores! But only once.

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Classroom

Western Civilization

Visiting prof Cornel West promised to be “academically promiscuous” in his summer course. He delivered.

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CONTINUING ED

Matt Burke ’98

On coaching in the NFL

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BIG PICTURE

Higher Ed

Dartmouth’s living-learning communities (LLCs) hosted free hot air balloon rides on the Green on Saturday, September 16, to raise awareness of their 24 programs. Even though the airships remained tethered and never rose higher than Baker Tower, more than 400 students hopped aboard for an uplifting experience.

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Voices in the Wilderness

Education for All

Baruch College president Mitchell Wallerstein ’71 offers hope for the disadvantaged.

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Sketchbook

Homecoming

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Voices in the Wilderness

Eye Opener

Photographer Nils Ericson ’00 brings an artistic sensibility to commercial projects.

SEPTEMBER | OCTOBER2017