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Dartmouth Expert on Aegean Bronze Age Honored by Uppsala

Jeremy Rutter, Sherman Fairchild Professor Emeritus in the Humanities and Professor Emeritus of Classical Studies, recently received an honorary doctorate from Uppsala University in Sweden recognizing his contributions to archaeology and his mentorship of more than two generations of scholars.

Uppsala and Dartmouth are members of the Matariki Network of Universities, a consortium of seven international institutions. The network, which Dartmouth co-founded in 2010, facilitates collaboration and the exchange of knowledge and resources among its members. In 2011, Uppsala's Faculty of Languages awarded an honorary doctorate to Donald Pease, Ted and Helen Geisel Third Century Professor in the Humanities and Professor English and Comparative Literature.

Read the full story on Dartmouth Now: Jeremy Rutter Receives Honorary Degree from Uppsala.

Inaugural Matariki Lecture: Big Data & Health Care

On February 7, Denise Anthony, Vice Provost for Academic Initiatives and Professor of Sociology at Dartmouth, inaugurated the Matariki Network of Universities lecture series with a talk on Big Data, Cybersecurity, and Health Care as part of Queen’s University's Big Data 175th Anniversary series. As part of the lecture, Professor Anthony discussed Big Data's "great promise but also serious perils for healthcare...[and how]...[f]or the institution(s) of health care delivery, the use of Big Data will require changes in information governance that affect not only the security and privacy of health information, but also the role of patients, the profession of medicine, and the meaning of health itself."

Dartmouth is one of the seven founding members of the Matariki Network of Universities, which was established in 2011 to enable partner universities to enhance research collaborations, share ideas and expertise, and create innovative student and faculty exchange programs.