The Dark Side of Music: Clarinets, Woodwinds and the Mpingo Tree
December 9, 2012 | The Buffalo Story Project
Engineering professor Ulrike Wegst is quoted as a Dartmouth researcher who has studied the construction of musical instruments.
Arctic Report Card: Dark Times Ahead
December 6, 2012 | Nature
The widespread reduction in snow and ice cover leads to enhanced warming. “The Arctic is one of Earth’s mirrors and that mirror is breaking,” said Donald Perovich, an Arctic researcher at Dartmouth, who participated in the report.
Recharging New York by CampStove
December 3, 2012
BioLite's CampStove, invented by Dartmouth engineer and avid camper Jonathan Cedar '03 and Alexander Drummond, converts heat from a camp fire into electricity. BioLite's humanitarian response to Sandy had those without power flocking from all over Manhattan to sip a cup of coffee while they charged their phone.
Dartmouth IGERT Tackles Pressing Polar Environmental Issues
November 30, 2012 | Dartmouth Now
Dartmouth’s Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) program provides two years of funding for PhD students at $30,000 per year. There are a total of 24 fellows—from the fields of engineering, ecology and evolutionary biology, and earth sciences—that connect through IGERT while working toward degrees in their home departments.
Philip J. Hanlon ’77, PhD, Is Named 18th President of Dartmouth
November 29, 2012 | Dartmouth Now
The Board of Trustees of has elected Hanlon, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at the University of Michigan, as Dartmouth’s next president. He will take office July 1, 2013.
Outdoors: Group Tackles Tall Peak for Cancer Research
November 10, 2012 | Valley News
With assistance from Kelly Michaelsen, an experienced outdoor guide and student at Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering, Chapman’s Reach for the Peaks group is set to arrive in Arusha, Tanzania on Dec. 11.
Warm Up, Cook, Recharge: A Smart Tool Born of Hurricane Sandy Aftermath
November 10, 2012 | The Daily Beast
It was originally meant for hikers, but the BioLite CampStove [co-founded by Jonathan Cedar ’03 and Jonathan den Hartog ’03 Th’05], which converts wood-burning fire into electricity to charge cellphones, could revolutionize disaster relief.
Dead Phone Battery? Just Burn Something.
November 6, 2012 | The New York Times
After Hurricane Sandy knocked out power in the Northeast, BioLite, co-founded by Jonathan Cedar ’03 and Jonathan den Hartog ’03 Th’05, stepped in to help out with a a $130 camp stove that doubles as a power source.
Mobile Health Fingerprinting
November 5, 2012
Nowadays there isn't a job a mobile device can't handle, or so it seems. A new field called mobile health, or mHealth, introduces maybe the most useful to date.
Dartmouth Engineers Partner to Develop Water Pump
October 26, 2012 | St. Boniface Haiti Foundation
Four Dartmouth BE students—Robbie Cholnoky, Kevin Dahms, Annie Saunders and Robbie Moss—have been elected to find the most cost-effective water pump solution for Fond des Blancs.