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Charles Russell ’51 explores the life and successes of one of the leading Modernist jewelers of the mid-20th century in Art as Adornment: The Life and Work of Arthur Smith (Outskirts Press).

Business professor William Roth ’62 advocates for individualized education plans that incorporate computer technology to encourage students to develop their full potential in Redefining U.S. Education: A Systematic Approach to Teaching (CRC Press). Roth has also recently self-published his third novel, The Long Way Around, which chronicles the relationships that evolve among four Dartmouth students who have reached the top of the academic pecking order and don’t like what they find there.

Tom Maremaa ’67 follows two characters as they come of age—moving from Dartmouth to the catacombs of New York to the cornfields of Iowa to the madness of California—in his 11th novel, Of Gods, Royals and Superman (available as an ebook from Pronoun).

Bruce Kimball ’73 examines Harvard’s academic accomplishments and its struggles with many of the political, social and legal crises from its founding in 1817 through 1909 as coauthor of the first volume of a two-part series, On the Battlefield of Merit: Harvard Law School, The First Century (Harvard University Press).

Biotech entrepreneur and educator Donald Drakeman ’75 highlights the surprising influence of humanities scholarship on biomedical research and civil liberties in Why We Need the Humanities: Life Science, Law and the Common Good (Palgrave-Macmillan).

Gretchen (Townsend) Buggeln ’85, an art history professor at Valparaiso University, shows how architects and suburban churches joined forces after WW II to work out a vision of how modern churches might reinvigorate worship in The Suburban Church: Modernism and Community in Postwar America (University of Minnesota Press).

University of Oregon School of Law professor Merle Weiner ’85 proposes a new “parent-partner” status within family law to encourage supportive partnerships and discourage reproduction among uncommitted couples in A Parent-Partner Status for American Family Law (Cambridge University Press).

Seth Abramson ’98, a University of New Hampshire English professor and the series editor of Best American Experimental Writing, studies how personal information accumulates and gets remixed in the Digital Age in his latest collection of experimental poetry, Data (BlazeVox Books).

Kristin (Arden) Veley ’00 shares the lyrics (and sheet music) of what she calls “a love song to sing to your baby” with The Best Baby in the World (self-published).

Jeff Deck ’02 has issued the fast-paced gaming sci-fi adventure Player Choice as well as the four installments of his ebook series, The Pseudo-Chronicles of Mark Huntley, which follows a blogger as he chronicles a horrifying, high-stakes struggle against otherworldly evil.

Former Dartmouth Undergraduate Journal of Science editors and current medical students Yoo Jung Kim ’14, Andrew Zureick ’13 and Daniel Lee ’13 join with fellow medical student Justin Bauer ’12 to share tips for college students majoring in science, technology, engineering and math in What Every Science Student Should Know (Chicago University Press).

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