School & College News
Carnegie Corporation of New York is honoring Carnegie Mellon University Provost Farnam Jahanian as part of its "Great Immigrants — The Pride of America" campaign, which pays tribute to the role immigrants play in strengthening the U.S. and its democratic society.
T.D. Jacobsen has been appointed director and principal research scientist at Carnegie Mellon University’s Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, effective July 1.
Malaria has a magnetic foe. Andrea "Blue" Martin, a Carnegie Mellon University doctoral candidate in biomedical engineering, is working to create a device that uses magnets to filter out patients' red blood cells infected by the mosquito-borne parasite, which makes the cells magnetic.
CMU researchers are developing robots to enhance minimally invasive surgery, advance prosthetics, aid in mine rescue, improve bridge inspections, assist the blind and even traverse the moon — work that has collectively received 17 awards from the National Robotics Initiative.
A new study led by CMU President Subra Suresh and MIT Research Scientist Ming Dao provides greater understanding of spleen function and could lead to new treatments for diseases.
The development of an electronic Braille writing tutor has been a labor of love for M. Bernardine Dias and her CMU colleagues, students and staff and, for the past year, provided a research window into the role love plays in engineering.
CMU's John Miller says there are lessons to be learned by understanding how bees in a hive, and a variety of other systems, interact.
Carnegie Mellon and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy will co-host the workshop June 28 at CMU.
Nico Slate, an associate professor of history, never imagined his historical research would inspire dance performances.
CMU’s Master of Arts Management program and Pittsburgh’s Radiant Hall Studios are fostering a distinct professional development opportunity for arts managers and artists.
Under growing pressure to report accurate findings, a team of statisticians, including CMU's Robert E. Kass, wrote guidelines to help the research community.
Menu labels reduced the calories ordered by 10 percent in a first-of-its-kind experiment.
This new partnership, which will be established at Carnegie Mellon in Rwanda, will benefit 125 academically talented but economically disadvantaged students from Sub-Saharan Africa.
Kanade is being honored for his fundamental contributions to computer vision and innovative applied technologies in robotics, including automated driving.
John Choi and his lightsaber-wielding robot, along with CMU leaders, will be recognized by the White House for their leadership in maker education.
The hunt to solve an anti-matter mystery may have new clues, thanks to an upgrade of the SuperKEKB, an electron-positron colliding accelerator in Japan. Physics Professor Roy Briere is among the collaborators working on the project.
Carnegie Mellon sends its deepest sympathies to the victims, many of whom were members of the LGBTQ community, and to their loved ones.
A dynamic doubles team and a determined, sharpshooting 1,000-point scorer were among the exceptional student-athletes this spring who brought distinction to Carnegie Mellon University athletics on the court and in the classroom.
Carnegie Mellon University congratulates CMU alumni Renée Elise Goldsberry and Leslie Odom, Jr., who received Tony Awards on Sunday night at the Beacon Theatre in New York City.
What's happening in the brain of a person who wins a Tony Award — or loses out? Carnegie Mellon University scientists know exactly what their brain activation patterns look like.
Carnegie Mellon University's Renée Elise Goldsberry is not going to miss her shot. Goldsberry, a 1993 graduate, was nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role for the musical "Hamilton." She is one of seven CMU alumni who have been nominated for eight Tony Awards this year.
Olympic hopefuls from around the world have arrived at Carnegie Mellon University, dedicated, driven and focused to begin their final training for this summer's games. But these competitors aren't preparing for Rio.
The storied, elegant and luring Oakmont Country Club, the site of this year's U.S. Open, is one of golf's greatest treasures. No one knows that better than Carnegie Mellon University History Professor Steve Schlossman.
Researchers have developed approaches that focus on the information patients need most.
More than 160 alumni of Carnegie Mellon University's Master in Entertainment Industry Management program, are helping to put the biz into show biz.
Women who move from Mobile, Ala., to New York City are likely to switch to higher heels. That's a small part of the findings of a recent study by Jeff Galak of CMU's Tepper School of Business and his co-authors.
Miller Gallery Hosts “WILLFUL WONDERING: Patricia Bellan-Gillen Drawings 2010-2016,” June 11 – July 17
“Willful Wondering” is a solo exhibition of more than 30 large-scale mixed media drawings and prints.
CMU's team “Coin Toss” won the Qualcomm Neurohackathon for its approach to identify the trajectories of nerve fiber connections in the brain.
Marilyn G. McCormick is the winner of the second Excellence in Theatre Education Award, sponsored by Carnegie Mellon University, The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. The award will be presented at the 70th Annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 12.
A research group from the CERN Cloud experiment have uncovered the processes behind the formation and evolution of small atmospheric particles free from the influence of pollution.
Carnegie Mellon University students are developing green thumbs for the Red Planet. Two courses introduced this spring challenged the budding space gardeners to design and build a prototype biome in which to grow plants on Mars.