Jim Yong Kim http://kunc.org en World Bank Chooses U.S.-Backed Kim To Be Its Next President http://kunc.org/post/world-bank-chooses-us-backed-kim-be-its-next-president The <a href="http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/NEWS/0,,contentMDK:23170638~pagePK:64257043~piPK:437376~theSitePK:4607,00.html" target="_blank">World Bank's executive directors have chosen</a> Dr. Mon, 16 Apr 2012 17:15:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 25726 at http://kunc.org Competition Heats Up To Head World Bank http://kunc.org/post/competition-heats-head-world-bank The World Bank is expected to announce its new president in the next several days. For the past six decades, the bank has been led by an American. President Obama has already nominated Dartmouth College President Jim Yong Kim for the job. But for the first time in its more than 60-year history, there is serious international competition for the job. Wed, 11 Apr 2012 08:00:00 +0000 Jackie Northam 25491 at http://kunc.org Fox In Socks! Dartmouth Names Its Medical School After Dr. Seuss http://kunc.org/post/fox-socks-dartmouth-names-its-medical-school-after-dr-seuss <blockquote><p>At the college of Dartmouth, in the year '24<br />There lived a young humorist named Theodor.<br />Though boozing was banned as a crime and a sin,<br />Theo hosted a party with plenty of gin.<br />But then in through the door without even a knock<br />Burst the grinch who stole gin-mas: Dean Craven Laycock.<p>The dean started shouting. His face turned bright red.<br />"Put down your tumbler and listen up, Ted!<br />I'm kicking you out of those clubs that you're in.<br />Your work won't be published at Dartmouth again!"<p>But Theodor just wouldn't take such abuse -- Thu, 05 Apr 2012 19:18:00 +0000 Julie Rovner 25216 at http://kunc.org Fox In Socks! Dartmouth Names Its Medical School After Dr. Seuss Global Health Expert Chosen As World Bank Nominee http://kunc.org/post/global-health-expert-chosen-world-bank-nominee Jim Yong Kim, President Obama's nominee to be the leader of the World Bank, is an unconventional choice. As a global health expert, he's a medical doctor who helped start an international health organization. He currently serves as president of Dartmouth College.<p>"Despite its name, the World Bank is more than just a bank," Obama told reporters during the White House announcement Friday morning. Fri, 23 Mar 2012 22:09:00 +0000 Scott Horsley 24467 at http://kunc.org Global Health Expert Chosen As World Bank Nominee VIDEO: World Bank Nominee Channels Will-I-Am http://kunc.org/post/video-world-bank-nominee-channels-will-i-am <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4lHKJEp5e-8</p> Fri, 23 Mar 2012 17:16:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 24437 at http://kunc.org VIDEO: World Bank Nominee Channels Will-I-Am