Hanlon proposes flat tuition, grad. school expansion
November 5, 2013 | The Dartmouth
College President Phil Hanlon stressed the importance of experiential learning and introduced proposals to keep tuition rates flat with inflation, create a freestanding graduate school and hire faculty in clusters.
Majors see shifts in numbers
October 28, 2013 | The Dartmouth
Fewer Dartmouth students are majoring in the humanities and are shifting toward the social sciences, mathematics and engineering.
Talking About Science
October 27, 2013 | ARCUS
Dartmouth doctoral students in earth sciences, ecology and evolutionary biology, and engineering who are fellows in the Integrated Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) program practice one of the primary goals of the Dartmouth IGERT: to make science understandable, even fun, to yet another challenging audience.
Exploring the Future of Wind and Hydrokinetic Energy
October 23, 2013 | TriplePundit
Q&A with Dartmouth professor of engineering Brenden Epps who does research in the fluid mechanics of marine propulsion, wind energy and hydrokinetic energy.
Haiti partnership projects on display
October 2, 2013 | The Dartmouth
Curated by studio art and engineering professor Jack Wilson, the Dartmouth/Haiti Partnership Exhibition incorporates elements of engineering, global health and visual design.
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.
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.
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.
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.