Prouty cyclist supports own work on cancer research
July 6, 2013 | NH Union Leader
When Adjunct Professor of Engineering Jack Hoopes does his pioneering research into battling breast cancer, his work is partially paid for with money from the fundraiser known as The Prouty.
Vaccine research gets a shot in the arm
June 12, 2013 | NewScientist
Professor Margaret Ackerman is quoted in this article about advances in biotechnology increasing the opportunities to develop new vaccines – and careers.
$300 House Update!
May 31, 2013 | The Dartmouth Center for Health Care Delivery Science
Under the guidance of Senior Lecturer Jack Wilson of Dartmouth’s Architecture Program and Thayer School of Engineering, the $300 House Project has grown.
The US-Norway Fulbright Foundation and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board has selected Professor Erland Schulson for The Fulbright Arctic Chair in Norway.
Despite lack of major, architecture offerings abound
May 21, 2013 | The Dartmouth
While Dartmouth does not offer a formal major in architecture, the studio art department offers a three-term sequence in architecture, and the art history, engineering, history, geography and environmental studies departments also offer architecture-related coursework.
Who should run the world? Girls!
May 4, 2013 | Mediaplanet
Professor Vicki May is quoted in this independent supplement from Mediaplanet to the Washington Post on STEM education.
Microwave imaging can see how well treatment is progressing
April 24, 2013 | BioMed Central
Professor Paul Meaney's research—published in BioMed Central’s open access journal Breast Cancer Research—shows how microwave imaging can be used to monitor how well treatment for breast cancer is working.
A Dog Has Its Day
April 18, 2013 | Dartmouth Now
As part of the Dartmouth Center of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence directed by Thayer School faculty, P. Jack Hoopes, professor of surgery and of medicine and adjunct professor of engineering, started a clinical trial to test the effectiveness of an experimental treatment using magnetic nanoparticles.
Yeti Robot Detects Polar Dangers
April 16, 2013 | National Geographic News
After six years of operation, a new study shows that Professor Laura Ray's Yeti and other polar robots have “great potential” to improve the safety and efficiency of scientific work at the Poles.
Technological developments are enabling us to live a more sustainable life. We asked professors at Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth: What technologies under development hold the most promise for sustainability—and why?