Teens attend engineering camp at Dartmouth
July 4, 2014 | The Washington Times
High school students from across the country are spending two weeks at Dartmouth College for a summer engineering camp.
Young Africans Explore Entrepreneurship at Dartmouth
June 26, 2014 | Dartmouth Now
Thayer's intensive design-thinking workshop is just one part of the Young African Leaders Initiative’s (YALI) Business and Entrepreneurship Institute at Dartmouth.
Are Women Too Empathetic to Be Engineers?
June 24, 2014 | The Huffington Post
Dartmouth engineering professor Vicki May discusses whether differences in systemizing versus empathizing behavior could help explain the gender gap in engineering.
Tillman Gerngross: On Biotech and the Entrepreneurial Spirit
June 18, 2014 | Dartmouth Now
Dartmouth engineering professor Tillman Gerngross talks about metabolic engineering and auto mechanics.
State, feds team up with Dartmouth on water survey
June 7, 2014 | Concord Monitor
Dartmouth is helping NH find out how many people test and treat their wells and see if there are obstacles to testing that can be overcome.
Arctic sea ice polluted with microplastics
May 30, 2014 | CBC
Rachel Obbard, a materials scientist at Dartmouth in New Hamphire, discovered that Arctic sea ice was contaminated with microplastics by accident.
How So Much Plastic Got Into the Frozen Arctic Sea
May 30, 2014 | BloombergBusinessweek
Rachel Obbard, a Dartmouth engineering professor who studies polar ice and materials science, was shocked to find that Arctic sea ice contains large quantities of plastic and synthetic particles.
Obama says sports concussions need more attention
May 28, 2014 | The Washington Post
Adjunct engineering professor Richard Greenwald Th'88 comments on President Obama's call for more and better research into the effects and treatment of concussions in young athletes.
Trillions of Plastic Pieces May Be Trapped in Arctic Ice
May 22, 2014 | Science
Dartmouth engineering professor Rachel Obbard has found plastic debris trapped in Arctic sea ice. As the ice melts, it could release a flood of floating plastic onto the world.
Nearly All of Greenland’s Surface Melted Overnight in 2012—Here’s Why
May 19, 2014 | Smithsonian Magazine
A Thayer School-led study shows that high temperatures and black carbon from forest fires and fossil fuels combined to push the huge ice sheet over the edge.