2001-2005-Mellon College of Science - Carnegie Mellon University

College Council 2001-2005

College Council meeting Agendas, Minutes, and Documents


Minutes 7-December-2005

Agenda items:

  1. Approval for the Addition of a Graduate Section to the Course 03-315 MRI in Neuroscience (pdf)
  2. Changes in the Physics BS and BA Degree Requirements (pdf)
  3. Proposed Revised Guy C.Berry Graduate Research Award Statement (pdf)

Minutes11-May-2005

Agenda items:

  1. Request for Approval of New Course in Biochemistry and Cell Biology (pdf)
  2. Request for Approval of Teaching Faculty Promotion Criteria (pdf)
  3. Request for Approval of Changes to 33-775 Introduction to Research (pdf)
  4. Request for Approval of Changes to the Undergraduate Colloquium (pdf)

Minutes 10-Feb-2005

Agenda items:

  1. Approval for 38-111 Special Topics in Scientific Literacy, variable units 3-9 (pdf)
  2. Approval for 38-112 (-212, -312, -412) Special Topics in Interdisciplinary Science, variable units 3-9
  3. Approval for 38-102 MCS Interdisciplinary First-Year Seminar, variable 3-9 units

Minutes 7-Dec-2004

Agenda items:

  1. Approval for University Wide Computational Biology Degree (pdf)
  2. Approval for Graduate Level Course — Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Neuroscience (pdf)
  3. Approval for Proposed Ph.D. Program in Molecular and Cellular Biophysics (pdf)

Minutes 12-Oct-2004

Agenda items:

  1. Proposal for new course: 38-709 Applied Cellular & Molecular Biology (pdf)
  2. Proposal for PhD Program in Molecular & Cellular Biophysics (pdf)
  3. Proposal for PhD Program in Computational Biology (pdf)
  4. Establishing a Guy C. Berry Graduate Research Award (pdf)

Minutes 10-Aug-2004

Agenda items:

  1. Proposal for new course: 21-114 Calculus for Architects (pdf)

Minutes 4-May-2004

Agenda items:

  1. Proposed Masters in Biotechnology Management Program (pdf)
  2. Proposed Changes in MCS Policy on Joint Appointments (pdf)
  3. Request for Approval of New Courses in Chemistry (pdf)
    • 09-341: The Color of Minerals and Inorganic Pigments (9 units)
    • 09-603: Mathematical Analysis for Chemistry (6 units)
    • 09-611: Chemical Thermodynamics (6 units)
    • 09-612: An Introduction to Quantum Chemistry (6 units)
    • 09-604: An Introduction to Chemical Kinetics (6 units)
    • 09-714: Advanced Organic Chemistry (12 units)
  4. New and Revised Mathematical Sciences Courses: (pdf)
    • 21-325: Probability
    • 21-465: Topology and Geometry
    • 21-302: Combinatorics
    • 21-355: Principles of Real Analysis I
    • 21-356: Principles of Real Analysis II
    • 21-341: Linear Algebra I
    • 21-342: Linear Algebra II
    • 21-373: Algebraic Structures
  5. Request for Approval of New Courses in Biological Sciences: (pdf)
    • 03-744: Membrane Trafficking
    • 03-450: Cellular and Genetic Mechanisms of Development
  6. MCS General Education Proposal (pdf)
  7. MCS College Research Honors (pdf)
  8. College Council Minutes

Minutes 12-February-2004

Agenda items:

  1. Proposal to Introduce a Co-Calculus Course 21-106 (pdf)
  2. Faculty Feedback on Joint Appointments Proposal and Membership of Joint Committees (pdf)

Minutes 9-December-2003

Agenda items:

  1. Biotechnology (pdf)
    1. GSIA Masters Biotechnology Track (information only — pdf)
    2. Principles of Biotechnology (request approval for new college wide course)
    3. Masters of Science in Biotechnology Management Proposal (initial discussion)
  2. Proposal for New Neurobiology Course (pdf)
  3. Proposal for 03-601 Summer Internship in Computational Biology (pdf)
  4. Request for Cross Listing:
    • 03-310 Introduction to Computational Biology as 42-334,
    • 03-510 Computational Biology as 42-534, and
    • 03-710 Computational Biology as 42-734, with the same titles, prereqs., etc.
  5. Proposed Changes to Joint Appointments Policy (pdf) — second discussion, proposal for using web to obtain required faculty input

Minutes 8-October-2003

Agenda items:

  1. Request for Approval of New Course: Bioinformatics Data Integration Practicum (pdf)
  2. Request for Approval of 09-519/719: Bioorganic: Peptides, Proteins, and Combinatorial Chemistry (pdf)
  3. Update on First-Year Interdisciplinary Laboratory Course

Minutes 30-January-2003

Agenda items:

  1. Proposal for Modification of Mathematics Requirements in the Undergraduate Physics Curriculum (pdf)
  2. Proposal for Name Changes in Graduate Physics Courses (pdf)

Minutes 8-October-2002

Agenda items:

  1. Proposal for New Course in Molecular and Cellular Immunology (pdf)
  2. Proposal to Increase Units for Graduate Courses in Biological Sciences (pdf)
  3. Proposal to Return to Full Semester Calculus Courses, with Special Features (pdf)
  4. Research Track Titles (handout)

Minutes 6-March-2002

Agenda items:

  1. Proposal for New Course in Computational Genomics and Molecular Biology (pdf)
  2. Proposal for Two New Chemistry Courses and Subsequent Degree Requirement Changes (pdf)

Minutes 6-December-2001

Agenda items:

  1. Faculty Mentoring Procedures in MCS Departments
  2. Proposed Policy for Ombudspersons for Graduate Affairs
  3. Titles for Research Faculty

Minutes 11-October-2001

Agenda items:

  1. New Course: 21-366 Selected Topics in Applied Mathematics
  2. Proposal for New BS/MS in Chemical Biology
  3. Proposal for New MRI Course
  4. Renaming of the BS in Biological Sciences/Computational Biology Track
  5. Preliminary Evaluation of First-Year Seminar Course "EUREKA!"
  6. Revisions to MCS Policies on Pass/Fail Grades

Minutes 1-May-2001

Agenda items:

  1. Proposal for New Master's Research Course and Name Change for Existing Course
  2. Richard Moore Education Award
  3. Proposal for MCS Minor in Environmental Science

Minutes 27-February-2001

Agenda items:

  1. B.S. in Computational Finance now Joint Program with the Heinz School
  2. Minor in Computational Finance
  3. Proposed Description of the Hugh D. Young Award for Inclusion in the Faculty Handbook
  4. Evaluation of Interdisciplinary Contributions of Faculty
  5. Proposal for Enrichment Courses for First Year Students with Advanced Placement in Biological Sciences