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  • The E.E. Just Symposium was a special kind of conference. Over three days—September 27-29, 2012—eminent physicists, astronomers, and others discussed the state of their scholarly and experimental work. Scientists and students in standing-room-only sessions shared the enthusiasm of the speakers as they heard about scientific theory, historical developments, and what the future may hold.

    The presenters paid homage to E.E. Just and the...

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  • When Soyica Colbert read from her new book, The African American Theatrical Body: Reception, Performance, and the Stage, at New York City’s Drama Book Store this spring, she told a story that revealed the deep roots of her research project.

    Colbert, an assistant professor of English, recalled a disagreement between her father and her brother over how the teenager ought to dress. What lingered from that childhood...

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  • "After graduating in 2000, I went to the Marshall Islands in the South Pacific through the Dartmouth Education program and taught English, math, and science to elementary schoolers there for a year. I returned to the Boston area and ran two parts of a youth development farming program called The Food Project, which brings teenagers from different backgrounds together to grow food for their community. In 2004, I moved to Austin, Texas and worked for Breakthrough (called Summerbridge elsewhere...

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  • "Since graduation in 2007, I've been working at a non-profit in New York City as the administrator of the New York Urban Debate League, a high school and middle school debate league that tries to bring speech activities to under-resourced schools. I also have been the head debate coach/teacher at the New School University. This fall I'll be leaving New York to attend graduate school at the University of Pittsburgh for my PhD in communications." (6/09)

  • "After graduating I spent a few months trying to break into the world of sports and entertainment. I worked for the NBA's Houston Rockets from October '99 through June '06 in the corporate development department (group responsible for sponsorship sales and client services for corporate relationships). After taking the summer off, I started business school at the University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business and just graduated in June of '08. I'm currently doing marketing and am now in...

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  • "The beauty of Dartmouth and a liberal arts education is that you can truly pursue whatever you desire, regardless of your major.  After college, I worked for a year, then attended the University of Illinois College of Law, graduating in 2002.  I initially worked for a law firm in Columbus, OH and Washington, DC, but now I am an attorney with the Department of Justice in its Civil Division." (7/08)

  • "I graduated from Dartmouth in 2000 and then spent two years working as a college advisor in Boston Public Schools helping high school seniors navigate the college application process. Then I went to medical school (Dartmouth-Brown joint program) and graduated in 2006. I am currently doing my residency in Radiation Oncology at Tufts/Brown." (7/08)

  • "After I graduated from Dartmouth in 2003, I moved to New York City as a Teach for America corps member. I taught English as a Second Language to sixth graders at I.S. 218 in Washington Heights for two years and earned a Master's Degree in Education from Fordham University during my nights and summers. I left for New York for the University of Chicago Law School in 2005, and graduated from there this past June. I am now back in NYC, and I am going to begin work for Latham & Watkins, a...

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  • "I received a master's degree in African American studies from Columbia University in 2001, and I'm currently pursuing my PhD in history at Rutgers-New Brunswick, focusing on African American history, as well as Native American and US (colonial and nineteenth-century)." (7/08)

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