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July 4 Roundup

The Thayer School of Engineering continues to receive accolades for having the first majority-women graduating class among major schools of engineering. The below graphic was published in USA Today on Friday. As we have reported in the past, Thayer is on the move under Dean Joe Helble (note: leadership is everything), and stories like this one will certainly encourage talented female engineers-to-be to come to Hanover (not to mention lovelorn talented male engineers-to-be):

Thayer Women USA Today.jpg

Ben Lovejoy ‘06 has moved from the Penguins (for whom he scored a goal in the Stanley Cup finals) to the Devils, and he has signed a three-year contract for a total of $8 million. Not that Dartmouth is going to see any of it. Word around Heorot is that our NHLer’s ain’t giving nada to the College as long as Bob Gaudet ‘81 is coach:

Lovejoy to Devils.jpg

Tuck placed fourth in the Financial Times ranking of Best Schools for Entrepreneurship. Just like Thayer, Tuck is an example of what a relativity small school can do in Hanover with ideas and determination:

Fin Times Entrepreneurship.jpg

Have a Happy 4th.

Addendum: Last week Lee Stempniak ‘05 signed a two-year, $5.0 million contract with the Carolina Hurricanes.


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