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  • Former Dartmouth President and history Professor James Wright, along with eight other retiring Arts & Sciences faculty members attended their last commencement on June 9, receiving acknowledgement and applause from the graduates of 2013 as they all begin new phases of their lives. Together, these teachers, scholars, and mentors have a combined 334 years of service to Dartmouth, and many say retirement is not the end of their work, but the start of a new phase.

    James Wright,...

  • In an opinion piece on PBS, Colleen Glenney Boggs, director of the Leslie Center for the Humanities, and an associate professor of English and of women’s and gender studies, talks about the importance of language in diplomacy, and says the United States needs more language teachers in order to attain its goals overseas as well as at home.

    She writes about the late...

  • Deborah Garretson, associate professor of Russian, is translating documents to aid the United States and the Russian Federation as they negotiate a follow-up to the 1991 Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START), which she worked on as well. Garretson is a contract translator and interpreter for the U.S. State Department and will be based at the United States Mission in Geneva. “I’m one of the old-timers who still knows this stuff,” says Garretson, who served as an interpreter...