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.
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.