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“...and the granite of New Hampshire keeps the record of their fame.”

The College has honored Roger Aaron ’64, Tu’65, Pete Bleyler ’61, Wayne C. Davis ’73, Tu’79, Julie Koeninger ’81, Tu’85, Mary Thomson Renner ’82 and Morris “Rocky” Whitaker ’74 with 2010–11 Dartmouth Alumni Awards and Kimberley Koontz Haring ’96 with a Dartmouth Young Alumni Award for extraordinary service to Dartmouth and their communities. Go to http://alumni.dartmouth.edu/news.aspx?id=374 for more details.

Owen Williams ’74 has become the 25th president of Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky. Williams spent 24 years on Wall Street as a director at Salomon Brothers, executive director at Goldman Sachs and chairman of Bear Stearns Asia before preparing for a career in academic administration by studying history and law at Yale University.

Jeffrey Susman ’78, DMS’81, has been named dean of the college of medicine at the Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy in Rootstown. He was most recently a professor of family medicine and director at the University of Cincinnati’s department of family medicine.

Bruce Smoller ’79, M.D., chairman of the department of pathology at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, has been elected executive vice president and secretary-treasurer of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology.

James Robertson ’87 has been named the India country director of the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, making him responsible for the overall management of alliance work in India. He was most recently the senior HIV/AIDS advisor at public health research firm John Snow Inc.

Gabrielle Emanuel ’10 of Evanston, Illinois, has been named a Rhodes Scholar. The award will fund two or three years of study at the University of Oxford, where Emanuel plans to pursue a doctorate in development studies to examine the ethics of development aid to foreign countries.

Robert Hunt Jr. ’46 of Avon and Abner Oakes III ’56 of Hamden have been inducted into the Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame. Hunt, who served in the Army’s 1128th Engineer Group, provided pro bono legal services to the Connecticut Volunteer Fireman’s Historical Society and the town’s fire department and land trust, which he founded. Oakes, who retired as Navy commander after serving 31 years, founded the Hamden Veterans Commission and the town’s youth hockey and youth soccer associations.

Teri Balser ’92, a soil science associate professor and director of the Institute for Cross-College Biology Education at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, is the 2010 Carnegie Institute Doctoral U.S. Professor of the Year. The $5,000 prize was awarded for teaching, involvement with students and support of colleagues and students.

Brad Parks ’96, former Star-Ledger reporter and New Jersey native, has earned two of the top awards for mystery/crime writing—the Nero Award and the 2010 Shamus Award for Best First Novel—for his debut mystery, Faces of the Gone (St. Martin’s Press).

Maia Josebachvili ’05 and Urban Escapes, the New York City-based company she founded based on her DOC trips experience and which employs Luke Antal ’07, Adam Platz ’08 and her brother Dan ’09, was named to Inc. magazine’s “30 Under 30: The Top Young Entrepreneurs of 2010” list.

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