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...
Cold Truths: new issue of Dartmouth Engineer
March 9, 2012 | Dartmouth Now
The latest issue of Dartmouth Engineer magazine explores ice research, sustainable living, start-up ventures, and more.
Thayer School’s ash tree is gone but not forgotten
March 8, 2012
After adorning the front of Thayer School for almost 100 years, the large ash tree was deemed structurally unsound and cut down. But faculty and students are finding ways to give the old tree new life.
Graduate students win consulting competition
March 5, 2012 | The Dartmouth
Graduate students from Tuck School of Business, Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth Medical School and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, as well as a number of undergraduate students, presented as part of the Oliver Wyman Case Competition.
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.