Advanced Research Skills – New workshop series for undergrads in the sciences

This fall, Kresge library is excited to present the Advanced Research Skills series for Undergraduates in the Sciences. This four-part workshop series introduces the concepts and tools needed to competently conduct undergraduate research at Dartmouth. Each workshop is designed to support a different part of the research process. Tuesdays, 4:00 to 4:50 pm 9/29, 10/6,…

Happy 350th Philosophical Transactions!

Happy 350th Birthday to the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society first published on 6th March 1665. This seminal work includes the following important papers, as reported by Charles Lusty, Head of Publishing Operations for the Royal Society. The gruesome account of an early blood transfusion (1666) The paper that proved Einstein right (1920) Stephen…

HackDartmouth 2015

This interesting email came in today and I’d like to encourage any undergrad to attend! On April 11-12 (the second weekend of spring term), Dartmouth will be hosting its inaugural student-run hackathon! HackDartmouth is a 24-hour event where you’ll get the chance to build cool software and hardware projects, meet engineers and recruiters from companies like Google,…

DALI Lab Exhibition Opening in Berry Library

  Join us for the opening reception for an exhibition highlighting the work and spirit of the Neukom Digital Arts Leadership and Innovation Lab (founded in April 2013). The exhibit features many examples of work from the DALI Lab, including digital fabrication, cyber fashion, web applications, and interactive displays. Come to the opening to meet…

Math at Pixar

One of my favorite short films is Geri’s Game. I still watch it from time to time on my DVD copy of A Bug’s Life and marvel at the animation and delightful story. When my colleague forwarded this Mental Floss article (Talking Math at Pixar), I couldn’t resist sharing. Numberphile interviewed Tony DeRose about the…