Details on the Strasbourg Rosace by Professor Spencer Topel

The Strasbourg Rosace (Rose) is a stained-glass window at the entrance of the Strasbourg Cathedral in Strasbourg, France. This particular window structure was designed and built under the supervision of Erwin von Steinbach, who was among three builders who guided the project to a completed state. The Strasbourg Rose is a notable masterwork within the cathedral, and exhibits stunning symmetrical grace, consisting of carefully proportioned transitions of darkness and light. Stone provides a negative space between the glass, which under optimal daylight conditions, produces an intense, pure, color.  (read more)

Kate Huffer ’15: Super Conductor

This story was originally published in the Dartmouth College Fund’s fall 2014 issue of “From the GREEN.”

Kate Huffer ’15, a neuroscience and biological chemistry major from Green Bay, Wis., is a student conductor of Dartmouth Youth Winds, a program that brings local middle school students to the Hop to make music with undergraduate members of the Dartmouth Wind Ensemble. She plays oboe in the ensemble and is the group’s librarian. She’s also the drum major of the Dartmouth Marching Band. “It’s fun to cheer for the football team,” she says, “but I’m really there for the music.”  

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Hafiz Shabazz Honored at Dartmouth's 2014 Employee Service Awards

Two-hundred-seventy staff members were honored at the Service Awards Banquet on June 17 for their combined service of more than 4,765 years to Dartmouth College. Hosted by the Office of Human Resources, the annual event recognizes staff members who have worked at the College for 10 to more than 45 consecutive years. This year’s festivities included a reception, dinner, music, and a ceremony at Leverone Field House.