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Tackle This: Football’s Newest Most Valuable Player is a Robot
September 9, 2016 | IEEE Spectrum

The MVP robot tackling dummy takes hits so football players won’t have to.

Record-setting Philanthropic Support for Thayer School
September 1, 2016

Support for Thayer School's expansion plans now exceeds $90 million, affirming Dartmouth's goal of offering every undergraduate the opportunity to explore technology.

Football Robots Start Practicing with 49ers
August 24, 2016 | Robotics Trends

The San Francisco 49ers are using three Mobile Virtual Player (MVP) robots in practice for both offensive and defensive drills to cut down on player injuries.

Dartmouth’s Furey Following the Manual in Javelin
August 3, 2016 | Valley News

Sean Furey '04, Th'05, '06 nailed the Olympic A standard to qualify for Rio last year days after the qualification window opened.

Robots are invading NFL training camps
July 18, 2016 | ESPN

They are the love children of robots and tackling dummies, and they are not technological fads.

Innovator of the Week: Lidia Valdés, Co-Founder of Lodestone Biomedical
May 26, 2016 | Live Free and Start

Lidia Valdés D'14 Th'15 is co-founder and CEO of Lodestone Biomedical—a spinoff from Professor Solomon Diamond's lab.

Steelers using robotic tackling dummies during workouts
May 20, 2016 | ESPN

The Pittsburgh Steelers are running offseason workouts with robotic tackling dummies, thanks to new technology from Dartmouth.

Dartmouth College plans engineering school expansion
May 16, 2016 | Boston Globe

Dartmouth has received a $25 million gift that it hopes will launch a significant expansion of its Thayer School of Engineering.

$25 Million Gift Propels Expansion of Dartmouth Engineering
May 16, 2016 | Dartmouth Now

The gift honors Barry MacLean '60, Thayer '61, and is Thayer School's largest gift.

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.

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