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Biological Sciences Major Katherine Huang Wins Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Writing Award

Huang received first place in the college poetry category for her poem "Microdermabrasion." She will recite her poem at an award ceremony and concert at 4:30 p.m., Jan. 16, in the Cohon University Center's Rangos Ballroom. 

Top Poker Pros Face Off with Artificial Intelligence

Four of the world’s best professional poker players will match wits with an artificial intelligence developed by Carnegie Mellon University and using the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center's Bridges system to formulate strategy. The 20-day tournament continues until the end of January at Pittsburgh's Rivers Casino.

Einstein's Visit Created Iconic Image, Sparked Student To Become Influential Scientist

Albert Einstein was already a celebrity when he arrived in Pittsburgh 82 years ago to deliver a lecture at the Carnegie Institute of Technology, now known as Carnegie Mellon University. Einstein's brief visit to campus produced the only known photograph of him in front of a blackboard with a variant of his famous equation.

Carnegie Mellon Researchers Use Polymers to Control the Organizational Behavior of Nanoparticles

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have harnessed the intrinsic organizational properties of polymeric tethers to program nanoparticles to self-assemble into a variety of micron-sized domain structures in a reversible way.

Biological Sciences Major Chrystal Thomas Named Schwarzman Scholar

Chrystal Thomas, a senior majoring in biological sciences at Carnegie Mellon University’s Mellon College of Science, has been named to this year’s class of Schwarzman Scholars. The highly selective scholarship program will fully fund Thomas as she completes a master of global affairs with a concentration in public policy at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

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