Dartmouth MOOC Uses Cartoons To Teach Engineering Basics
May 12, 2016 | NHPR
A MOOC at Dartmouth uses illustrations made by the Vermont Center for Cartoon Studies to help teach basic engineering concepts.
Bangalore students win Formula Hybrid car design competition in US
May 10, 2016 | ETAuto
The Bangalore students stood fourth overall in the competition, and came second in the design and project management categories.
Engineering contest at the Speedway shows that hybrid racecars are twice as complicated
May 9, 2016 | Concord Monitor
When you’re training engineers, electric cars have a drawback compared with gasoline-electric hybrids: they’re kind of boring.
The Inspiration Behind a Land Speed Record
May 3, 2016 | The Wall Street Journal
How Charlie Nearburg '72 Th'73, '74, guided by the memory of his son, set a land speed record and why he keeps competing.
Stop telling kids you’re bad at math. You are spreading math anxiety ‘like a virus.’
April 25, 2016 | The Washington Post
This article features an op-ed by Dartmouth engineering professor Petra Bonfert-Taylor.
By reducing concussions, Ivy Leaguers’ dummy could help save football
April 22, 2016 | The Washington Post
"If football winds up saved ... It will owe much to one engineering school that disdains boundaries and preaches failure, and to two engineer-athletes who chose to spend their summer poor in sleep and rich in metal shavings."
When Laser Science Was ‘Far Out’
April 22, 2016 | Science Friday
The show 'Laserium' had its origins in Dartmouth engineering professor Elsa Garmire’s Caltech lab.
Martin de Bustamante ’08 Th’09 sees success in business
April 4, 2016 | The Dartmouth
Monica Martin de Bustamante '08 Th'09 majored in engineering sciences and Romance languages all while playing both soccer and rugby and then founded her own biopharmaceutical consulting firm.
Dartmouth wins April Fools Day with tackling dummy video
April 1, 2016 | Yahoo Sports
Dartmouth announced Friday (April Fools Day) that it will field an entire team of MVPs with its players controlling the dummies via remote control.
Tuberculosis kills thousands of people every day — we aren’t doing enough to stop it
March 30, 2016 | The Conversation
Op-ed by Dartmouth engineering professor Jane Hill who is developing a diagnostic breath test for tuberculosis.