Community-integrated classes engage students
February 17, 2012 | The Dartmouth
The Tucker Foundation collaborates with faculty to incorporate community-based research and learning into classes in various departments—such as building a play structure for Lyme Nursery School as part of a course on engineering design.
Thayer app. numbers increase by 35 percent
February 16, 2012 | The Dartmouth
While application rates at DMS and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences have been consistent with previous years, Thayer School has seen a notable increase in its application pool, which grew by approximately 35 percent for the class entering in Fall 2012.
Dartmouth engineering school hosts virtual career fair
February 14, 2012 | The Boston Globe
There will be match making going on at Dartmouth on Valentine's Day, but romance has nothing to do with it. Thayer School is hosting its second Virtual Career Fair using Skype to connect recruiters with students.
Women remain minority at Thayer
February 7, 2012 | The Dartmouth
Although Dartmouth’s engineering program stands out for its relatively high number of female engineering students, some say Thayer School should do more to reach out to incoming female students.
Dartmouth’s Cool Robot is literally cool
February 2, 2012 | Nashua Telegraph
The Dartmouth engineering group flew to Summit Station on the Greenland ice over the summer to test "Cool Robot," an autonomous robot being designed to wander in Greenland.
$300 House Project targets Haiti
January 26, 2012 | The Dartmouth
The four-day workshop for the $300 House Project — which aims to address homelessness by developing affordable housing — brings together students and faculty from Tuck School of Business, Thayer School of Engineering, College undergraduates, as well as architects, engineers and designers from around the world.
A Conversation with William Kamkwamba ’14
January 23, 2012 | Dartmouth Now
William Kamkwamba ’14, who is majoring in environmental studies and minoring in engineering, recently sat down for a video interview with Jessica Chen ’12 to discuss what he enjoys about Dartmouth, the projects he’s working on, his hopes for the future, and why he wrote his books.
Engineers are transforming lives
January 23, 2012 | Local 10 News (Miami)
Technological advances are laying the groundwork for "humanitarian engineering" -- For example, Dartmouth engineering students are building wind turbines in remote regions of Tanzania.
UN partners with Dartmouth a cappella group to spotlight Horn of Africa famine
January 20, 2012 | UN News Centre
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today released a new video message aimed at highlighting the ongoing famine in the Horn of Africa, with a song recorded by the renowned a cappella group, The Dartmouth Aires.
New technology aims to aid firefighters
December 5, 2011 | WCAX-TV
Ladder trucks are crucial for fire fighters during fires. Getting a ladder to a window could be the difference between life or death. Students at Dartmouth are using their engineering skills to help.