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Charles Coe ’65, a professor of public administration at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, has earned the 2011 Charles H. Levine Memorial Award for Excellence in Public Administration. The award, given by the American Society for Public Administration and the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration, recognizes excellence in teaching, research and community service. Three alumni received Dartmouth’s Social Justice Awards in January. They are Jan-Roberta Tarjan ’74, the former senior program officer for local service at the Tucker Foundation; Holly Fell Sateia, Adv’82, the former senior associate dean of the College, dean of student life and vice president for institutional diversity and equity; and Gregorio Millett ’90, a senior scientist in HIV/AIDS prevention with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and a senior policy advisor in the Office of National AIDS Policy in the White House. For full citations, click here.
Thomas Waterman ’81 has been appointed to the Iowa Supreme Court. Before the February appointment he had worked at Lane & Waterman LLP in Davenport, Iowa, since 1984.
Thomas Bledsoe ’82, DMS’88, a primary care physician at the Governor Street Primary Care Center of University Medicine in Providence, Rhode Island, has been elected governor of the Rhode Island chapter of the American College of Physicians, the nation’s largest medical specialty organization.
Nina M. Kemppel ’92, Tu’05, a four-time Olympic cross-country skier based in Portland, Oregon, is one of five new members of the expanded U.S. Olympic Committee board of directors. She is also the vice chair of its Athletes Advisory Council and serves on its Paralympic task force.
Laurel Richie ’81—who has worked for more than 30 years in marketing and public relations, most recently as senior vice president and chief marketing officer for the Girl Scouts—is the new president of the Women’s National Basketball Association. The N.Y.C. resident will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the league, which tipped off its 15th season this summer.
Ricki Fairley-Brown ’78, chief marketing officer and partner at the Atlanta-based communications agency Images USA, has been named to Black Enterprise magazine’s “Top Executives in Marketing & Advertising” list.
Robert Bordone ’94, the founder and director of the Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program, received the 2010 Problem Solving in the Law School Curriculum Award on behalf of the program from the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution.
Elizabeth Hamon Reid ’03, the director of engineering at Google, was named one of “Tech’s Top Women Under 30” by FINS Technology. Reid developed an early version of Google Maps and was the first female engineer hired by Google’s New York City office in 2003.
Joseph Rago ’05, a senior editorial page writer for The Wall Street Journal, won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing. A former editor-in-chief of The Dartmouth Review, Rago was cited for his “well-crafted, against-the-grain editorials challenging the healthcare reform advocated by President Obama.”
Benjamin True ’08 of Hanover set a new course record in the April Boston Athletic Association 5k men’s race with a time of 14:07. At Dartmouth True was a three-time Heptagonal champion in track and cross country (recording the College’s first sub-four-minute mile) and a three-time All-American in cross-country skiing.