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Health & Wellness

Liquid Innovation

Liquid Innovation

On Japanese domestic flights, fliers no longer have to worry about packing 3-ounce liquids. After sending bags through an X-ray machine, carry-on liquids are screened in a matter of seconds.

It began when a Japanese airline asked local engineers if it was possible to quickly test liquids. Many said no.

But Carnegie Mellon University alumnus Takeshi Abe (E'92,'95) had an idea.

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Creativity & the Arts

Friends in Art

Friends in Art

When Michelle Browne (A'75) arrived at her freshman dorm at Carnegie Mellon University, the first person she met was dorm mate Leslie A. Golomb (A'75). What she didn't know was that over 40 years later, they would still be friends and creating art.

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Creativity & the Arts

Best of Prime Time

Best of Prime Time

This fall, catch some of your favorite Carnegie Mellon University alumni on television during prime-time. Among the newest faces to the small screen is Tony Award®-winning actress Patina Miller (A'06) who will be joined by Geoffrey Arend and Corey Cott (A'12) on the set of "Madam Secretary."

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Global Society & Economy

The Last Lecture

"The Last Lecture"

Carnegie Mellon University alumnus and professor Randy Pausch's timeless message is reaching a new era of students. High schools are now requiring reading "The Last Lecture," based on Pausch's Sept. 18, 2007 lecture called "Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams." "What better message to give impressionable high school students?" said Adam Fine, principal of East Hampton High School in New York.

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