Dartmouth engineer Ariel Diaz argues for “Inverting the Curriculum”
September 25, 2013 | TEDxCambridge
Ariel Diaz ’02 Th’04, CEO of Boundless Learning, makes the case that educational curriculum is upside-down, and explains why starting with big, bold ideas could be the next big thing in education.
President Hanlon Announces Founding of Student Innovation Center
September 24, 2013 | Dartmouth Now
The new Innovation Center and New Venture Incubator will be student-designed and managed. Guidance and oversight will be provided by the recently established Office of Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer.
Panel considers value of a liberal arts education
September 20, 2013 | The Dartmouth
College President Phil Hanlon and Dean of the Faculty Michael Mastanduno moderated a panel—including engineering Dean Joseph Helble—about the value of liberal arts education and its relevance to career preparedness in an increasingly technical job market.
‘The Core of Civilization’: Inauguration Panel Reflects on the Liberal Arts
September 19, 2013 | Dartmouth Now
President Phil Hanlon hosted an Inauguration panel discussion on "The Liberal Arts at Dartmouth: What Lies Ahead?" Six panelists, including engineering Dean Joe Helble, reflected on the value and future of the liberal arts.
New issue of Dartmouth Engineer magazine
September 18, 2013
The newest issue of Dartmouth Engineer, the magazine of Thayer School of Engineering, is now online. Features: The Power of Small Cures; The Business Case for Sustainability; Engineering Entrepreneurs.
New Molecular Imaging Agents Being Developed For Fluorescence-Guided Brain Cancer Surgery
September 17, 2013 | LI-COR Biosciences
Dartmouth, LI-COR and Affibody have received an NIH grant for development and translation of imaging agents for fluorescence-guided surgery.
Biomed teams from Rice, UCLA, and Dartmouth win first NIH undergrad competition
September 13, 2013 | MedCity News
Three teams, including one from Dartmouth, were announced as winners in the recent Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) challenge, a biomedical engineering design competition for teams of undergraduate students.
Compressed Air Energy Storage Makes a Comeback
September 12, 2013 | IEEE Spectrum
SustainX Inc.—founded by Professor Charles Hutchinson and engineering students Dax Kepshire Th'06, '09, Ben Bollinger '04 Th'04, '08, and Troy McBride Th'01—began operating a full-scale demonstration system that supplies 1.65 megawatts of power.
‘U.S. News’: Dartmouth Again No. 1 for Teaching, Top 10 Overall
September 10, 2013 | Dartmouth Now
For the fifth year in a row, Dartmouth earned the top spot for "Strong Commitment to Teaching" and remains in the top 10 among national universities in U.S. News & World Report’s "Best Colleges 2014" ranking.
N.H. firm makes a ‘battery’ out of air, to power hundreds of homes at once
September 4, 2013 | The Telegraph (Nashua)
SustainX, a New Hampshire startup spun out of Dartmouth’s engineering school, thinks it can build a better battery using compressed air.