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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Press Release: Students at Carnegie Mellon's Integrated Innovation Institute Tackle Acquaintance/Date-Rape Crisis With Marketable Solutions

Spot A ProblemTwo novel product prototypes — NightOwl and Spot (A Problem) — targeted to the college population and designed by graduate-student teams, employ mobile technology to encourage bystander intervention and generate shared community responsibility. MORE
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

News Brief: James Duesing Appointed Director of Carnegie Mellon's Center for the Arts in Society

James DuesingDuesing, a professor of art, has been on the CMU faculty since 1997. He is an award-winning animator who has worked in many forms, from traditional hand-drawn and early digital work to 3-D and motion capture. His work has been exhibited and broadcast worldwide, and he has received numerous prestigious grants and awards. MORE
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon's School of Design Creates New Company To Help Families Fight Childhood Obesity Through Educational Games

FitwitsCreated by CMU's Kristin Hughes, Fitwits offers a system of print and digital tools that provides families, educators and health care professionals greater insight into health decisions that children make on a daily basis. MORE
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon's Franco Sciannameo Co-edits Book Examining Music and Philosophy of Italian Composer Giacinto Scelsi

book coverSciannameo, the associate dean of interdisciplinary initiatives at CMU's College of Fine Arts, was a co-editor of "Music as Dream: Essays on Giacinto Scelsi," a work showcasing scholarly criticism of the music and philosophy of the Italian composer. The book was published by Scarecrow Press in August 2013. MORE
Friday, June 6, 2014

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon To Air its First Prime-time TV Commercial During Tony Awards® Broadcast

The 30-second animated spot, which highlights CMU's success in the arts, business, science and technology, will air twice during the Tony broadcast. MORE
Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon Alumni Zachary Quinto of "Star Trek," Matt Bomer of "The Normal Heart" To Introduce First, Exclusive Educator Honor at June 8 Tony Awards® on CBS

Tony Educator Honor LogoOn stage at Radio City Music Hall during the live broadcast, Quinto and Bomer will introduce the creation of the "Tony Honor for Excellence in Theatre Education presented by Carnegie Mellon University," which is the first, national recognition program to honor K-12 theatre educators. MORE