Formula racers earn top finishes
May 4, 2012 | The Dartmouth
After four days of racing and testing, the Dartmouth Formula Racing Team walked away with several top finishes at the 2012 Formula Hybrid Competition at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H.
VBrick Systems and Dartmouth to Stream Formula Hybrid Competition
May 2, 2012 | Business Wire
Enterprise IP video leader VBrick Systems and Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth are partnering to stream the Formula Hybrid Competition from the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. More than 30 colleges and universities are participating in this year’s competition.
Hybrid Car Races are a Bridge from Students to Carmakers
May 2, 2012 | New Hampshire Public Radio
Some of the world’s top engineering students converged at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway to race hybrid cars. The cars are student designed and built, and for some of those students, a good showing at Loudon is a ticket to ride.
Hybrid formula racing by engineering students at the NH Speedway next week
April 25, 2012 | Nashua Telegraph
Next week (Apr. 30-May4) will see the 6th annual competition. Thirty-six teams have registered, including one each from Canada, Taiwan, Spain and Brazil. Seven will compete in the electric-only category, which is new.
Undergraduate wins $25,000 prize at Tuck competition
April 16, 2012 | The Dartmouth
At the Greener Ventures Entrepreneurship Contest at the Tuck School of Business, first-place finisher Alison Stace-Naughton ’11, who developed what was initially a prototype for an introductory engineering course into a practical tool to prevent tissue damage in endoscopic surgery, received a prize of $25,000.
Founded and run by Dartmouth, the 6th annual Formula Hybrid Competition will take place April 30 – May 3 at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Student ventures take $20,000 in prizes
April 6, 2012 | The Dartmouth
Spiral-E Solutions, founded by Alison Stace-Naughton ’11, won the $3,000 second-place prize for its prototype of a medical device that helps keep the stomach in place during endoscopic surgery. She developed the first prototype in an undergraduate engineering class at Dartmouth.
African student builds windmill to help family and villagers
April 2, 2012 | The Champion
William Kamkwamba spoke on March 21 to students and faculty at Georgia Perimeter’s College’s Clarkston campus about his book The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind.
Student group named among best innovators
March 29, 2012 | The Dartmouth
Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering’s hydropower project—which currently operates two sites in Rwanda—was recognized as a semifinalist in both the University of Washingon Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition and the Dell Social Innovation Challenge.
The life of a retired athlete: How seniors spend final terms
March 26, 2012 | The Dartmouth
Amber Bryant ’12 of the volleyball team said that although the seniors are done in the fall, they continue to play together for fun while mentoring the younger girls on the team...Although Bryant has more free time this spring, she will be spending most of it holed up in Thayer School of Engineering...