In a ranking of the 100 "best values in private colleges" by Kiplinger's Personal Finance, Dartmouth ranked seventh on this year's list. The study used 40 data points to identify private liberal arts colleges and universities that combine outstanding economic value with exceptional education. Click here to see the annual rankings.
|Kirten Gillibrand '88 (Photo by Joseph Mehling '69)|Timothy Geithner '83 (Photo Getty Images)
|Icy power lines (Photo by Wayne Nalbandian)|
The Boston Globe reported that Engineering Professor Victor Petrenko and his colleagues at Ice Engineering LLC in Lebanon, N.H., have invented a system to reduce power outages by melting ice from power lines. The new proprietary technology enables utilities to increase the electrical resistance of a power line, heating it to melt ice or prevent it from forming.
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Last Updated: 2/22/09