Dartmouth IGERT Tackles Pressing Polar Environmental Issues
November 30, 2012 | Dartmouth Now
Dartmouth’s Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) program provides two years of funding for PhD students at $30,000 per year. There are a total of 24 fellows—from the fields of engineering, ecology and evolutionary biology, and earth sciences—that connect through IGERT while working toward degrees in their home departments.
Outdoors: Group Tackles Tall Peak for Cancer Research
November 10, 2012 | Valley News
With assistance from Kelly Michaelsen, an experienced outdoor guide and student at Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering, Chapman’s Reach for the Peaks group is set to arrive in Arusha, Tanzania on Dec. 11.
Dartmouth Engineers Partner to Develop Water Pump
October 26, 2012 | St. Boniface Haiti Foundation
Four Dartmouth BE students—Robbie Cholnoky, Kevin Dahms, Annie Saunders and Robbie Moss—have been elected to find the most cost-effective water pump solution for Fond des Blancs.
Engineering student team is finalist in Collegiate Inventors Competition
October 16, 2012 | Invent Now, Inc.
Recent B.E. graduates Elizabeth Chang, Amanda Christian, and Christopher Ng—with advisor Professor Van Citters—will travel to Washington, D.C. to present their invention, "Expandable Hydrogel Sphere for Orbital Implantation," to a panel of judges on November 12.
Dartmouth Is Part of New Initiative for Women in Science
September 27, 2012 | Dartmouth Now
Dartmouth is one of 60 colleges and universities that have signed on to participate in Women in Technology Sharing Online (WitsOn) that provides a forum for students to connect with mentors in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Student groups take summer service trips
September 11, 2012 | The Dartmouth
The Big Green Bus and Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering promoted both sustainability and philanthropic engineering projects through entirely student-led trips this summer.
Genoa Teen Completes Humanitarian Work in Africa
September 7, 2012 | Dartmouth Now
Amelia Ritger ’15, as a member of Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering (DHE), spent the summer in Tanzania working to improve health and environmental conditions.
New issue of Dartmouth Engineer magazine
August 29, 2012
The newest issue of Dartmouth Engineer magazine is now online. Features: "The Engineering Pipeline: It’s not only Dartmouth students who receive a Thayer-inspired education." | "Education for the Technology Ecosystem: Dean Joseph J. Helble says we need a different kind of engineer." | "Power Players: Professors Charles Sullivan and Jason Stauth are brightening the future of solar energy."
An inside look at Greenland’s melting surface ice
August 3, 2012 | The Washington Post
Engineering Ph.D. candidate Kaitlin Keegan and Professor Mary Albert are featured in this article about Greenland’s big mid-July “melt” that gave polar scientists a chance to study a rare warming event as it was happening.
Greenland ice sheet had biggest thaw since 1973 this month, scientists say
July 24, 2012 | The Washington Post
Dartmouth engineering Ph.D. student Kaitlin Keegan, who has sampled ice cores taken from Summit Station in central Greenland, said ice core samples indicate such pronounced melting at Summit and across the ice sheet has not occurred since 1889.