IEEE Student Branch at WPI hosts "Fox Hunt"

Its creators call it the Fox Hunt, only there’s no chasing of a small mammal, no pursuit on horseback, and no pack of baying hounds.

Rather, officers of the IEEE student branch at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, in Massachusetts, hide a radio transmitter somewhere on campus. And teams of student hunters carry wireless receivers. More than 30 engineering students took to the hunt in April, scouring their campus for the hidden transmitter. Read more.

May 6, 2009