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Monday, January 16, 2017

Suresh, CMU Faculty to Help Shape Global Agenda at World Economic Forum

World Economic Forum
Carnegie Mellon University will be part of the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 16-20.
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Monday, January 16, 2017

Art on the Run: Sketches Capture CMU, Pittsburgh

Lumi Barron
Lumi Barron likes to make art on the run.
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Friday, January 13, 2017

$250 Million To Support Advanced Robotics Venture Led by CMU

Advanced Manufacturing Robotics
An independent institute founded by Carnegie Mellon University will receive more than $250 million to launch an advanced robotics manufacturing institute in Pittsburgh, the U.S. Department of Defense announced Friday.
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Thursday, January 12, 2017

Jahanian, Acquisti Deliver Calls To Action at NSF Meeting on Cybersecurity, Privacy

Farnam Jahanian
Carnegie Mellon University Provost Farnam Jahanian called for continuing investments in cybersecurity to meet the evolving challenges in securing cyberspace.
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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Poker Play Begins in "Brains Vs. AI: Upping the Ante"

Brains Vs. Artificial Intelligence
Pros will play 120,000 hands against a Carnegie Mellon University artificial intelligence called Libratus against four of the world's best professional poker players.
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Monday, January 9, 2017

Spinoff's Platform Helps Tackle Large Machine Learning Problems

Eric Xing
Eric Xing, professor of computer science, is founder and CEO of Petuum Inc.
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Sunday, January 8, 2017

Krishnan Discusses Smart Mobility at Consumer Electronics Show

Ramayya Krishnan
Heinz Dean Ramayya Krishnan, discussed smart cities and mobility at the Consumer Technology Association's 2017 International Consumer Electronics Show.
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Thursday, January 5, 2017

From Sight to Recognition: Researchers Map How the Brain Processes Faces

Facial Recognition
Researchers are getting closer to understanding how your brain perceives faces and recognizes old friends you haven't seen in years.
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Thursday, January 5, 2017

Carnegie Mellon Launches First-of-its-Kind Behavioral Economics, Policy and Organizations Major

Behavioral Economics Major
The course of study was created to respond to the high demand for behavioral economists.
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Thursday, January 5, 2017

Martin Luther King Writing Award Winners Reveal Personal Stories of Self-Identity, Racism, Terrorism and More

MLK
The student winners will read their poems and essays at an awards ceremony at 4:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 16, in CMU’s Rangos Ballroom in the Cohon University Center.
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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Upping the Ante: Top Poker Pros Face Off vs. Artificial Intelligence

Dong Kim
Four of the world’s best professional poker players will compete against artificial intelligence developed by Carnegie Mellon in an epic rematch beginning Jan. 11 at Rivers Casino.
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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Acquisti Named Director of New PWC-CMU Innovation Center

Alessandro Acquisti
Alessandro Acquisti, professor of information technology and public policy at CMU’s Heinz College, is the world's leading scholar in the economics of privacy.
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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

PwC Invests $11 Million in New Innovation Center at Carnegie Mellon

Risk Innovation Center
The Risk and Regulatory Services Innovation Center will advance how businesses use technology to solve organization-wide issues and address compliance requirements.
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Monday, January 2, 2017

Program Primes Pump for Pittsburgh Tech Talent

Image of teacher and student
Carnegie Mellon University has teamed up with Microsoft to enlarge Pittsburgh's pipeline for computer scientists.
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Friday, December 30, 2016

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year
The Carnegie Mellon University community shares greetings in many languages.
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Friday, December 23, 2016

2016 In Review

Obama
From visits by President Barack Obama and Stephen Colbert to a record-number of first-year women in computer science and technology, Carnegie Mellon University continued to build new foundations and forge new paths with work that matters.
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Thursday, December 22, 2016

Biological Sciences Major Named Schwarzman Scholar

Chrystal Thomas
Chrystal Thomas will pursue a master's degree in global affairs with a concentration in public policy at Tsinghua University in Beijing.
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Thursday, December 22, 2016

Einstein's Visit Created Iconic Image, Sparked Student To Become Influential Scientist

Einstein
On Dec. 28, 1934, the famous physicist explained his theory to a packed theater at the university.
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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

"Injustice" Wins People's Choice Award at CHI PLAY

Injustice
A virtual reality experience themed around racially motivated police brutality and created by CMU students won the People’s Choice Awardat the CHI PLAY conference in Austin, Texas.
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Thursday, December 15, 2016

Student-Athletes Embrace Full CMU Experience

Student athletes
The annual Student-Athlete Academic Achievement Celebration celebrates junior and senior athletes who have excelled balancing studies and sports.
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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Statement in Support of Undocumented Students

In response to questions from students and a discussion taking place throughout the higher education community in the United States, Carnegie Mellon University reasserts its commitment to a diverse and inclusive community. MORE
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Stephen E. Fienberg, 1942-2016

Stephen Fienberg
Stephen E. Fienberg, University Professor of Statistics and Social Science at Carnegie Mellon University, died Wednesday, Dec. 14, in Pittsburgh. He was 74.
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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Rajkumar Named Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

Raj Rajkumar
Nominated by their peers, NAI Fellows have demonstrated a spirit of innovation or facilitating inventions that have impacted life, economic development and society.
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Monday, December 12, 2016

Research Finds Gift Givers Too Focused on "Wow" Factor

Jeff Galak
Gift givers often make critical errors in gift selection during the holiday season, according to research from Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business and Indiana University's Kelley School of Business.
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Monday, December 12, 2016

Carnegie Mellon Experts Launch Flu Forecasting for 2016-17 Season

Flu Forecasting
During last flu season, three forecasting systems developed at CMU were more accurate than 11 competing systems used by other external groups.
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Thursday, December 8, 2016

Three Computer Science Faculty Members Named ACM Fellows

ACM Fellows
Justine Cassell, Manuela Veloso and Todd Mowry are being honored for their contributions to human-computer interaction, computer architecture and artificial intelligence.
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Thursday, December 8, 2016

Li, Majetich, Raj Named IEEE Fellows

IEEE Fellows
CMU faculty members Xin Li, Sara Majetich and Bhiksha Raj have received one of the most prestigious honors in the technical community.
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

CMU Teams To Take the Plunge for Special Olympics

Polar plunge
Carnegie Mellon University staff and students will once again participate in Pittsburgh’s annual Polar Plunge fundraiser at noon, Saturday, Dec. 10, to support Special Olympics in Pennsylvania.
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Artists Send Symphony to the Stars

Andromeda symphony
CMU Professor of Art and pioneering space artist Lowry Burgess is banking on the fact that life forms in space appreciate the arts the same way humans do.
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Creswell To Receive Health Psychology Early Career Award

David Creswell
J. David Creswell is being recognized for his contributions to the fields of health psychology and behavioral medicine.
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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

CFA Winter Festival Celebrates the Arts at CMU

Cardenes directing
Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Fine Arts will showcase its students’ work during the Winter Celebration weekend, Friday, Dec. 9, and Saturday, Dec. 10.
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Monday, December 5, 2016

Data, Stat! Using Patient Histories To Improve Diagnoses, Treatments

Kidneys
In today’s information-rich world, the details are in the data.
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Monday, December 5, 2016

Carnegie Mellon University Awarded $14 Million from U.S. DOT for Mobility Research Center

Traffic Light
The award will be used to establish a new National University Transportation Center.
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