Elliot Mattingly


'Food Court Larry' returns­­ ­-- to Novack

Students saddened by the departure of former Food Court Manager Larry "Food Court Larry" James will soon experience his signature service once again when he returns to work in Novack Cafe this term. While managing Food Court, James made a name for himself by offering students service with a personalized touch.

Proposed changes to COS denied support

April Thompson, director of Undergraduate Judicial Affairs, recently denied support to a draft of proposed Committee on Standards procedural changes issued by the COS Task Force. The drastic rise in the number of COS cases since 2001, coupled with a Student Assembly survey indicating student dissatisfaction and confusion with the COS process, prompted the creation of the task force by Student Assembly.

AIDS Workcrew to hold memorial, hopes to raise awareness on campus

The AIDS Workcrew, a Dartmouth AIDS awareness organization that is part of the Tucker Foundation, will hold a commemorative event this Sunday as part of the Global Health Council's 2006 International AIDS Candlelight Memorial. The ceremony will take place outside Collis and include a candle lighting, speakers, and a performance by the Rockapellas, and is designed to coincide with similar events taking place on Sunday in countries throughout the world, despite organizers' fears that Green Key's party atmosphere will reduce the turnout. Jordan Nahas-Vigon '08, the AIDS Workcrew co-chair, characterized the primary purposes of the event as demonstrating support and raising awareness. "I think that this is more to show people in the Upper Valley who have been affected that we are here and that we support them," she said.

Prof. to train soldiers to preserve sites

Classics professor Roger Ulrich will begin working soon to develop training materials aimed at helping troops in Iraq and Afghanistan prevent damage to important archeological sites. Ulrich's research, made possible through a Defense Department grant, will be coordinated at Fort Drum in upstate New York.

Bush taps Portman '78 to lead budget office

President George W. Bush selected Rob Portman '78 on Tuesday to serve as the director of his Office of Management and Budget, as part of an attempt to revitalize his staff during one of the most trying political moments of his presidency.

Computer science professor Hany Farid has been named one of this year's 187 recipients of the prestigious Guggenheim fellowships.

Associate professor is awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Courtesy of the Office of Public Affairs The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation awarded fellowships for 2006 to 187 artists, scholars and scientists, including Dartmouth Associate Professor of Computer Science Hany Farid.

Alon speaks to campus on Munich terrorism

Last Friday, Dan Alon, one of five members of the Israeli Olympic team to survive the Palestinian terrorist attack during the 1972 Munich Olympics, spoke before a packed crowd in the Rockefeller Center in a speech entitled, "Reliving Munich '72: A Survivor's Tale." Alon only recently began speaking publicly about his experience because of emotional difficulties and overwhelming media attention following the attacks, he said. "For the first 33 years since Munich, I was silent," Alon said.

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