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  • Hongyu Chen ’15, a Computer Science major from Riverside, California, is one of only two Dartmouth undergraduates to be named the winner of the Goldwater Scholarship for 2014. Only 283 sophomores and juniors (from a total of 1,166 were nominees) were selected on the basis of academic merit for this prestigious award. Hongyu and Sarah Hammer ’15, an engineering sciences major from Villanova, PA, are featured in a...

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  • Students in “Computer Science 50 Software Design and Implementation”, led by Prof. Andrew Campbell, are attracting attention across campus with their "flying nanocopters." Programming these devices for real-time control is the topic of their final project in the course. This story has been covered by...

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  • Dartmouth’s Sergey Bratus is on a mission to protect the Internet from cyber attacks and other criminal enterprises. It’s a big job.

    Among his concerns about what he calls the “ubiquitous Internet insecurity” are credit card and identity theft and other misuses of the information highway. “We also hear reports of Internet infringement by repressive regimes targeting computers and smartphones of dissidents and protesters across the world,” says Bratus, a research assistant professor in...

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  • Prof. Xia Zhou and Prof. Andrew Campbell won Google Faculty Research Award (http://research.google.com/university/relations/research_awards.html) for their work on boosting Wi-Fi energy efficiency for smart devices. Their proposed work centers on a simple yet highly effective architectural change to today’s smart devices, which holds the potential to achieve significant energy saving while maximizing Wi-Fi...

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  • The Neukom Digital Arts Leadership and Innovation (DALI) is featured on Dartmouth Now: It’s Not the DALI You’re Thinking Of.

  • Dakota Blackhorse-von Jess ’09, who majored in Computer Science modified with Environmental Studies, is one of 25 athletes from Dartmouth with sights set on Sochi. Follow the latest Olympic news by visiting Dartmouth Now.

  • Do you have an innovative idea? Want to make the world a better place? Here is a chance to realize your vision for a new app, tool, or device. The Neukom Digital Arts Leadership & Innovation (DALI) Lab is offering funding, design, and development support for students, faculty, and staff who have great ideas with big impact. You will have two minutes to show us what you have in mind, why it is important, and who will benefit. We are particularly interested in supporting projects that...

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  • Congratulations to Chip Elliott, an adjunct professor of Computer Science, for being named a 2013 ACM Fellow! The Association for Computing Machinery's most prestigious member grade recognizes the top 1% of ACM members for their outstanding accomplishments in computing and information technology and/or outstanding service to ACM and the larger computing community. Chip was selected "for scientific contributions enabling quantum...

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  • Dennis Grady can still remember his teachers freaking out and recall coming home to his distraught parents on the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas.

    “It occurred to me the people who are students now were about that age when 9/11 happened,” says Grady, exhibits designer with Dartmouth Library Education & Outreach. “Everything you assumed about the way the world worked was turned upside down.”

    Grady samples this raw, destabilizing uncertainty in...

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  • There is no known cure for schizophrenia, but Dartmouth’s Dror Ben-Zeev and his team are working on ways to help those who suffer from it. The disease is chronic, often fluctuating between psychotic episodes and periods of remission.

    “We are developing a mobile system that can detect early warning signs of impending episodes, and trigger time-sensitive interventions that may help prevent relapses into psychosis,” says Ben-Zeev, a clinical...

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