2006 Press Releases-Mellon College of Science - Carnegie Mellon University

2006 Press Releases

Wednesday, November 8, 2006

Carnegie Mellon Creates New Master's Degree in Biotechnology and Management

From developing life-saving drugs to cleaning up toxins, biotechnology companies are transforming the way we manage human health and the environment. Now, Carnegie Mellon University is transforming the way we train future managers in the biotech industry. A new breed of successful managers must handle the business of biotechnology and have a solid grasp of the complex science that underlies it. To meet the growing need for managers with such breadth and depth of expertise, Carnegie Mellon has established the first Master of Science in Biotechnology and Management (MSBM) program. MORE
Thursday, June 1, 2006

From Chemistry to Best-Selling Children's Books: Elaine Lobl Konigsburg

Researchers say that most people favor one side of their brains—either the logical left or the creative right. Elaine Lobl Konigsburg (MM 1952) is an exception. She is a scientist-turned-author, with nearly two-dozen children’s books to her credit. MORE
Thursday, June 1, 2006

Bulletproof: Stephanie Kwolek

At different points in her life, Stephanie Kwolek (MM 1946) wanted to be a fashion designer and a doctor. Ultimately, her career had elements of both: she invented Kevlar, a fiber used in clothing that saves lives. MORE
Monday, May 22, 2006

MCS Staff Awards, 2006

Special Deliveries: Margaret Carver

Picture New York’s Carnegie Hall filled to the rafters with an applauding audience. Now picture it again. And again. That’s about 10,000 people—and that’s how many babies Margaret Carver, M.D. (MM 1943) delivered in her career as an obstetrician-gynecologist. MORE

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