On Tuesday, September 20, at 5 pm we will have a chance to meet, via a Zoom Casual Conversation, Dartmouth Valedictorian Nicole Yunger Halpern, a theoretical physicist and a fellow of the Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science at the University of Maryland. Dr.
After the moving Casual Conversation with Shalom Lamm, head of Operation Benjamin, who was responsible for the replacement by the United States of a Latin Cross with a Star of David as the headstone of classmate Bruce Alpert’s wife’s uncle at his grave in Europe as a GI who died during WWII, we move into the Fall with a series of Casual Conversation notable for the variety of participants and their subject matter knowledge:
Karina Urbach tells a remarkable story in Alice’s Book: How the Nazis Stole My Grandmother’s Cookbook. You can gather from its title one theme of the book: the Aryanization of books, not burning them but appropriating them by stealing their intellectual property, including the titles, striking anything remotely Jewish or international in them, and attributing the content to another (Aryan) author. T
On Sunday, August 28 at 3 pm Eastern Time, Shalom Lamm, CEO of Operation Benjamin, will be speaking with us from Israel in a Casual Conversation under the sponsorship of the Jewish Culture Group. As always, all classmates (and friends) are invited to join us. Please read classmate Bruce Alpert’s (who is Chair of the Jewish Culture Group) description below of the organization and of his perso
The Reverend Timothy J. Stein, former pastor of Faith Lutheran Church in Cambridge, died in hospice on July 31st. The cause of death was metastatic pancreatic cancer. He was 74 years old. Tim was born in Chicago and grew up in Willmette, Salt Lake City and Denver.
John Kitzhaber has three titles: former Governor of Oregon, physician, and, his most stellar, a member of the Dartmouth College Class of 1969.
Class of 1969 Outstanding Service Award
June 20, 2022
John Michael Simon Brown "Mike" passed away in his home 6/15/22.
Mike was born to John & Simone Brown in Paris France in 1947. He spent his childhood in different European countries as his father was posted in the foreign service.
Mike was an athlete throughout his high school years & especially loved watching & playing basketball.
The Casual Conversation with Professor Caitlin Talmadge, daughter of classmate and Class Officer Tex Talmadge, was originally scheduled earlier in May but had to be postponed due to illness of our guest. You will pleased to know that Professor Talmadge (The Younger) has completely recovered and has been to Paris for a meeting in the interim. She is ready and raring to go, and a new date has been set: Wednesday, June 15 at 2
Thanks to the suggestion by classmate and Class Officer Tex Talmadge, Dartmouth Sociology Professor Brooke Harrington will be spending time with us in a Casual Conversation on Tuesday, June 28 at 6 pm Eastern. NOTE THE TIME. She is the “third horse” in our troika discussing aspects the Russian invasion of Ukraine, following Professor Emeritus Robert O.