Dartmouth engineers solutions to binge drinking
December 4, 2011 | Associated Press via The Seattle Times
When professor John Collier learned that Dartmouth President Jim Young Kim planned to visit his class, he decided to have students show off their problem-solving skills by attacking a social problem instead of an engineering dilemma.
Dartmouth Engineering Students Help Tackle Binge Drinking
November 29, 2011 | Dartmouth Now
President Kim brought a set of problems to challenge Dartmouth's ENGS 21: Intro to Engineering class. The students used engineering problem solving techniques to address four issues related to alcohol: the competitive drinking of pong; the effects of pre-gaming; alcohol use in pledging and hazing; and getting expedient help to those in need.
Hussey, a standout player, also excels in academic arena
November 28, 2011 | The Dartmouth
A three-year starting linebacker for Dartmouth and a semifinalist for the William V. Campbell Trophy, Luke Hussey ’11 Th’12 is now taking on a different role as a Thayer Engineering School student who is completing his BE in environmental engineering.
Vote the Dartmouth Aires #1 on The Sing-Off!
November 22, 2011 | Dartmouth Now
The Dartmouth Aires are among the three finalists on NBC’s a cappella competition The Sing-Off. The show’s judges have brought the group this far, now it’s up to America to vote for a winner. Here’s how to vote.
Dartmouth researchers study tool for Alzheimer’s diagnosis
November 21, 2011 | WCAX-TV
Professor Solomon Diamond and Ph.D. student Paolo Giacometti show their prototype cap designed to research Alzheimer's disease and its symptoms of memory loss.
To Build a Better Robot
November 15, 2011 | Valley News
Elementary and middle school robotics teams from the Upper Valley and beyond met at Dartmouth's Thayer School of Engineering on Saturday to compete in the fourth annual LEGO League Robotics Tournament.
Thayer hosts lego robot challenge
November 14, 2011 | The Dartmouth
Students from across New Hampshire and Vermont gathered to compete at the fourth annual Lego League Robotics Tournament at Thayer School.
The Dartmouth Aires Advance Again on NBC’s The Sing-Off
October 26, 2011 | Dartmouth Now
The Dartmouth Aires—including engineering major Will Hart—advanced to the next round of NBC’s The Sing-Off on Monday, October 24. The Aires were one of seven groups to move on in the all-vocal competition, and will perform again on October 31.
Students form new Thai culture group
October 20, 2011 | The Dartmouth
The Tuk-Tuk Dartmouth Thai Association—a new student group awaiting official approval from the Council on Student Organizations—provides support for Dartmouth engineering exchange students and others.
Student Engineers Help with Sustainable Technology
October 20, 2011 | Dartmouth Now
Dartmouth students are a welcome sight in the African village of Banda, Rwanda. Thayer School of Engineering’s Theodore Sumers ’12 recently returned from two months in Banda working as a member of Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering (DHE).