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CMU Takes Learning Science To Next Level

CMU Takes Learning Science To Next Level

A critical component of the success of The Simon Initiative, Carnegie Mellon University's pioneering development of the field of learning science, is persuading private companies and other education institutions to share learning data.

With $5 million in new National Science Foundation funding, CMU is leading an effort called LearnSphere to accelerate developing and disseminating learning techniques and technologies.

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BrainHub

Brain Researchers at White House

Representatives from Carnegie Mellon University visited the White House as part of an Office of Science and Technology Policy event focused on President Obama's BRAIN Initiative. CMU's invitation to the event recognizes the work the university is doing as part of its recently launched global BrainHub℠ initiative.

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Creativity & the Arts

Career Fashioning

Career Fashioning

Michael Preysman (E'07) is fascinated by the way things are made. The Carnegie Mellon University alumnus' obsession led across several continents in his quest to found Everlane, an online clothing retailer that specializes in minimalist design and a radically transparent take on the fashion industry.

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Health & Wellness

Parenting: Fun and Games

Parenting: Fun and Games

Kevin Zollman's take on parenting can raise some eyebrows. When the Carnegie Mellon University professor of philosophy discusses communication between adults and their children, his approach is guided by years of studying game theory, a field of study that delves into strategic decision-making. His research points in one direction: "You're always in a negotiation with your kids."

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