Mellon College of Science - Carnegie Mellon University

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Nathan Urban Named Interim Provost of Carnegie Mellon

 Urban, the Dr. Frederick A. Schwertz Distinguished Professor of Life Sciences and head of the Department of Biological Sciences will assume the position July 1.

Carnegie Mellon Places Second in 2013 Putnam Competition

 Carnegie Mellon University has placed second in the Mathematical Association of America's 74th William Lowell Putnam Competition, the premier mathematics contest for undergraduate students. Additionally, Carnegie Mellon had 35 students who scored among the top 10 percent, the second most of any university.

Computational Biologist Dannie Durand is Recreating Ancient History

Dannie Durand, a computational biologist at Carnegie Mellon University, is using sophisticated sequence analysis and phylogenetic tools to trace the evolutionary trajectory and spore-making machinery of 21st century bacteria to reconstruct what their ancient ancestor’s spore-making proteins might have looked like.

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Celebration of Hugh D. Young's
Life and Legacy

Friday, April 11, 2014
(Carnival Weekend)

Location: College of Fine Arts, Kresge Theatre and Great Hall

Hors d’oeuvres: 6:00–6:30pm
Program: 6:30–7:00pm
Reception: 7:00–8:00pm

R.S.V.P. for Celebration of
Hugh D. Young by Monday, April 7


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Read the latest issue of our alumni magazine, Science Connection.