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2014

Monday, April 21, 2014

Press Release: Computational Method Dramatically Speeds Up Estimates of Gene Expression, CMU, UMD Researchers Report

With the new method, dubbed Sailfish after the famously speedy fish, estimates of gene expression that previously took many hours can be completed in a few minutes, with accuracy that equals or exceeds previous methods. MORE
Friday, April 18, 2014

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon Senior Art Students Present Final Exhibition; "Actual Size" Opens May 2 at Miller Gallery on Campus

Actual SizeThe exhibition opens with a reception at the gallery from 6 - 8 p.m., Friday, May 2. The exhibition will be on view through May 17, with artist and faculty talks at the gallery from 1 - 4 p.m., Tuesday, May 6. Admission is free and open to the public. MORE
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon Team's Energy-Efficiency Strategies Earn Two First-Place Awards at Better Buildings Competition

Team Everpower won two "Best Proposal" awards for solutions to cases that address real-world energy problems that businesses and other organizations encounter. MORE
Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Press Release: Google VP Named Dean of Carnegie Mellon's School of Computer Science

Andrew MooreAndrew Moore, a distinguished computer scientist with expertise in machine learning and robotics, served as a professor of computer science and robotics at CMU before being named founding director of Google's Pittsburgh engineering office in 2006. MORE
Monday, April 14, 2014

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences To Host "Mapping the Future of the Humanities and Social Sciences"

Mapping H&SSLast summer, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences released the "Heart of the Matter," a report on the current state of the humanities and social sciences and their role in creating a vibrant, competitive and secure nation. On Monday, April 21, Carnegie Mellon and the American Academy will hold the first Pittsburgh-area discussion of the report and its implications for improving education and creating a sustainable global society.
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Monday, April 14, 2014

Press Release: Feature Film Based on Carnegie Mellon Brain Research To Screen On Campus

Justice is MindFilmmaker Mark Lund was so mesmerized by the CMU thought identification research on "60 Minutes" that he decided to use the groundbreaking work as the basis for his next feature film. "Justice Is Mind" will screen without charge for the CMU and Pittsburgh communities at 5 p.m., Monday, April 28 in Baker Hall's Giant Eagle Auditorium (A51). MORE