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April 2008

Carnegie Mellon Headlines

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April 29: Carnegie Mellon's Burcu Akinci Honored by Industry Consortium

April 28: Media Advisory: Chemical Engineering Students Invent Products for Consumer and Industrial Users

April 28: Media Advisory: IT Outsourcing Executives Address Performance Problems, Solutions

April 28: Art Conservation Research Center Receives $3.87M From Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

April 25: Researchers Urge Development of Low-Carbon Electricity To Power Plug-in Hybrids

April 25: Wharton Team Wins Financial Engineering Case Competition Hosted by Tepper School

April 25: Tepper School of Business Professor Egon Balas Awarded Honorary Doctorate From University of Liege in Belgium

April 24: Academic Leaders in Robotics Research Announce Effort To Create National Strategy for Robotics Growth

April 22: Founder Jeff Bezos To Speak at Carnegie Mellon Business School and Computer Science Diploma Ceremonies

April 22: Global and International Relations Program Introduces New Major in Global Politics

April 22: Carnegie Mellon Establishes Bruce and Astrid McWilliams Center for Cosmology

April 21: Former VP, Nobel Prize Winner Al Gore To Give Keynote Address at Carnegie Mellon Commencement, May 18

April 21: Design Students Display Masks Made From Recyclables at Whole Foods in East Liberty

April 18: College of Engineering and the Steinbrenner Institute Host Endangered Bird Exhibition to Celebrate Earth Day

April 17: Novelist Russell Banks To Present Final Lecture in 2007-2008 Adamson Visiting Writers Series

April 17: Researchers Report Dietary Choice Has Greater Impact on Climate Change Than Food Miles

April 17: Georgetown Professor Speaks on "Why America is Losing the War on Terrorism," April 21

April 17: Jeffrey Hollinger To Direct Craniofacial Reconstruction Program, Team in New Medical Consortium

April 17: Carnegie Mellon's Jon Peha To Testify at FCC Hearing About Broadband Network Practices

April 16: Carnegie Bosch Institute at Tepper School of Business Hosts Innovation Conference for International Executives

April 16: Three Carnegie Mellon Sophomores Earn Barry Goldwater Scholarships

April 14: Media Advisory: Carnegie Mellon Spring Carnival Set for April 17-19

April 11: Physicist To Give "A Brief History of Dark Matter" at Carnegie Mellon's Buhl Lecture, April 22

April 11: Architecture History Professor Diane Shaw Receives Henry Hornbostel Teaching Award

April 11: Gallup Expert Dalia Mogahed Speaks on "What a Billion Muslims Really Think," April 14

April 10: STUDIO for Creative Inquiry Artists Connect to International Space Station in Bay Area Festival, April 12

April 10: Students Sponsor Kicksburgh, A Celebration of Sneakers and Urban Culture, April 16

April 8: Art Students Display Their Work on Local Billboards

April 8: Bowling Green Takes Top Honors at Carnegie Mellon Spring Programming Contest

April 8: Carnegie Mellon Biophysicist Develops Computer Model To Study Cell Membrane Dynamics

April 8: Carnegie Mellon Hosts Co-Author of Professor Randy Pausch's Book, "The Last Lecture"

April 7: Former Head of Carnegie Mellon's School of Music Shares Experience, Advice in New Book

April 7: Carnegie Mellon's Robot Hall of Fame® Inducts Four Robots

April 4: Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic Bids Farewell to Director in Kennedy Center Concert, April 29

April 4: Nadine Aubry Works To Find Method for Improved Self-Assembly of Nanoparticles

April 2: School of Drama Performs Two Comedic Plays at Outdoor Locations, April 11-26

April 2: Carnegie Mellon, University of Toronto Researchers Challenge Canadian Farmers, Utilities To Curb CO2 Emissions

April 1: Carnegie Mellon Appoints Fred Gilman Dean of Its Mellon College of Science

April 1: Three Researchers Receive NSF Early Career Awards