School & College News
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has awarded a five-year, up to $20 million grant to establish a Forensic Science Center of Excellence. CMU's Stephen Fienberg is among the researchers who will lead the center, which will be based at Iowa State University.
The Tartan Rescue Team from CMU's National Robotics Engineering Center is making final preparations for the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals June 5-6. The team’s four-limbed robot, CHIMP, is capable of performing all eight of the tasks it will encounter in a simulated disaster course the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is assembling at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif.
Carnegie Mellon University extends its deepest sympathies to the family and friends of CMU alumnus John F. Nash, Jr. (S'48), who died along with his wife in a car accident on Saturday, May 23.
Seven recent CMU graduates will be making a global impact through this year’s Fulbright U.S. Student Program. In addition, one undergraduate student has been selected to attend a Fulbright Summer Institute in the United Kingdom.
Halting the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is no laughing matter, but a phone information service developed by CMU researchers is leveraging people’s interest in phone games and wacky humor to help spread urgent health information to people in Guinea.
Vial selection can improve vaccine distribution, costs and use, according to a CMU alumna.
While suicide rates in children younger than 12 have remained steady for 20 years, a new study, co-authored by Joel Greenhouse, is the first to observe higher suicide rates among black children.
UDream is an 18-week program that provides recent minority college graduates with an opportunity to further their knowledge of urban design while working in Pittsburgh.
The free service, EDigs, considers your lifestyle to identify your perfect rental.
The Class of 2015 now joins more than 100,000 CMU alumni around the world.
Alda is best known for his starring roles as Hawkeye Pierce in the TV series “M*A*S*H” and as Arnold Vinick in “The West Wing.”
Carnegie Mellon University will confer more than 3,000 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees Sunday, May 17.
A new documentary follows West Point's chief scientist and CMU alumnus John Graham while working in Afghanistan.
They found that self-promoters overestimate how much their self-promotion elicits positive emotions and underestimate how much it elicits negative emotions.
Additive manufacturing (aka 3D printing) is now common enough that consumers can buy desktop printers. CMU is ensuring students can experience this growing technology.
Four of the world's best players of Heads-up No-limit Texas Hold'em amassed more poker chips than the Carnegie Mellon University artificial intelligence program called Claudico as they collectively played 80,000 hands of poker in a two-week competition that concluded today at Rivers Casino.
CMU student entrepreneurs don't just have big dreams, they make big things happen — supported by the university's thriving innovation ecosystem.
A pair of Carnegie Mellon researchers have made a key discovery about amino acids, the most basic building blocks of life. Their findings are published in this week’s edition of Nature Chemistry.
Driverless vehicles, adaptive traffic signals, smart headlights and more. CMU is working to meet the transportation needs of the future.
Matyjaszewski is receiving the prize for excellence in “Making Molecules and Materials.” The international prize is given every two years to recognize accomplishments in chemistry.
After 40,000 hands, the ‘humans’— four professional poker players — have taken a lead over Carnegie Mellon’s artificial intelligence program, Claudico.
From the Air Force Band to Boston Brass, Lance LaDuke and his euphonium now at CMU, brings a breadth of experience to help guide his students.