Lia Grigg


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Daily Debriefing

Robert Bruce, chairman of the Dresden School Board, resigned Tuesday night after the Board indefinitely postponed voting on a statement to endorse a plea agreement for Hanover High students charged with stealing exams last spring.



Daily Debriefing

Biology professor Mary Lou Guerinot is co-leading a "biofortifying" research project aimed at increasing the nutritional value of rice.



New course features prison trips

Dartmouth students used to making the daily walk from Reed Hall to Dartmouth Hall for class now have a longer trek to negotiate when they travel to the Southeast State Correctional Facility in Windsor, Vt., for the new course "Inside Out: Prison, Women and Performance." The course stems from a community service project founded by Pati Hernandez in 2005, in which students helped women inmates write and act in plays based on the inmates' own experiences. "The women were amazingly articulate about where their lives got off -track and the social factors that led them to be where they are," Caroline Roth '08, a volunteer last year, said.


Daily Debriefing

The Dartmouth Athletic Department sponsored a special deal on ski helmets with the Golf and Ski Warehouse Monday night at the Leverone Field House.


DMS receives $3.89 million grant

Dartmouth Medical School, working with four other universities, received a $3.89 million grant at the end of September from the National Institute of Health to create the National Center for Disaster Mental Health Research.


New group streamlines event funding

In the past, if a campus organization wanted to hold a large event -- the annual Native-American Pow-Wow and PRIDE Week come to mind -- they might ask six different committees for co-sponsorship and funds.