Seen & Heard

A selection of must reads about Dartmouth alumni making news around the world.
Brandon Staglin '93

Money on the Mind

Staglin runs One Mind, a nonprofit that has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for furthering brain research. He spoke to the Washington Post Magazine about surviving schizophrenia when he was a student at Dartmouth. 

Erik Lambert ’06 and Jeff Woodward ’06

Upslope Entrepreneurs

Erik Lambert ’06 and Jeff Woodward ’06 plan to build a lift-free ski resort in Carbondale to make backcountry skiing more accessible, capitalizing on the newfound popularity of skinning, or uphill skiing. 

“The two met more than a decade ago where they were members of the Dartmouth Outing Club,” writes The New York Times. “The inclusive, nature-loving culture of the club informs their business plan, they said.”

Mahmud Johnson '13

Helping Palm

The palm oil business is lucrative but environmentally destructive. By installing simple palm milling machines in rural communities, Johnson is helping small family farms to harvest palm oil in a more sustainable way.  

Juliet Aires Giglio ’84

Deck the Halls

Giglio and her husband are the writing partners behind Lifetime's latest holiday movie, Christmas Reservations, starring Melissa Joan Hart. 

Ben Nguyen ’14

High Achiever

In a surprise ceremony at Sunrise Mountain High School in Nevada, where he teaches, Nguyen received the Milken Educator Award—which recognizes excellent teachers and comes with a no-strings-attached gift of $25,000.  

Photo: 
Milken Family Foundation
John Donahoe ’82

Swoosh

Nike announced this week that current CEO Mark Parker will soon be stepping down, and Donahue will be stepping up. The econ major, Stanford Business School grad, and former Dartmouth trustee has been on Nike’s board of directors since 2014. 

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Alumni Books
New titles from Dartmouth writers (January/February 2020)
Art of Glass
Ben Wright ’98 is the new director of an uncommon art school.
Does Your Major Matter?

And other musings on a liberal arts education

Putnam Blodgett ’53, Tu’61
An outdoorsman on seeing the forest for the trees

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