Trustees Discuss STEM Imperative, Academic and Campus Priorities
September 13, 2015 | Dartmouth Now
Board members discussed academic innovation and how to enhance Dartmouth’s strengths.
How food allergy drove this entrepreneur to start a company
September 4, 2015 | Upstart Business Journal
Conversations are ongoing with Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering to develop the prototype of an allergen detecting device.
To dye for: Breast cancer on the margins
September 1, 2015 | spectroscopyNOW
Dartmouth researchers have devised a new way to perform near infrared optical measurements of resected breast tissue for potential follow-up surgeries.
FDA Visits Thayer to Learn About Medical-Device Failure
September 1, 2015 | Dartmouth Now
Members of the Dartmouth Biomedical Engineering Center explained how they analyze retrieved artificial knees, hips, and other orthopedic implants.
Pediatric Stands Being Used In Developing Nations
August 31, 2015 | WABI TV5
Scott Mitchell, dual-degree ’13, and his team designed a stander for cerebral palsy patients that not only works, but is also adjustable, comfortable and inexpensive.
NIH awards DoseOptics $1.4 Million for Radiation Therapy Imaging
August 27, 2015 | DoseOptics
The company was co-founded by William Ware Th’94 and professors Brian Pogue and Scott Davis Th’06 to translate discoveries made by Thayer School and the Geisel School of Medicine.
Tackling Goes High-Tech at Dartmouth With New Dummies
August 26, 2015 | The New York Times
Football coach Buddy Teevens asked Dartmouth's engineering school to create a safer way for players to practice tackling.
Dartmouth Football Kicks Off High-Tech Season
August 25, 2015 | Dartmouth Now
This week Dartmouth unveils the first robotic mobile tackling dummy called a Mobile Virtual Player (MVP). The wheeled, self-righting, remotely-controlled device was developed at Thayer School of Engineering.
Dartmouth develops device that allows football players to practice at full contact without risk of injury
August 20, 2015 | ConsumerAffairs
The humanoid tackling dummy simulates in-game conditions while reducing athlete-on-athlete collisions.
Little Known Characters in America: Sylvanus Thayer
August 17, 2015 | JG-TC
Known as “the Father of West Point” Sylvanus Thayer (June 9, 1785 - Sept. 7, 1872) first attended Dartmouth College, graduating in 1807 as valedictorian of his class.