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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

School of Architecture Senior Exhibition, “What Do We Know?” Opens April 27

What Do We Know
The exhibition includes final thesis works and independent projects from 11 seniors.
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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

School of Art’s Senior Exhibition, “Roll Call,” Opens May 5

Roll Call
"Roll Call" presents the work of 34 students majoring in art and in the BXA Intercollege Degree programs.
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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Student Team Takes Top Prize in HP, Intel Design Challenge

Astronaut in space
The students created a wearable exercise system for astronauts that relieves muscle atrophy in microgravity.
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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Lecture Series Focuses on Cultural Climate, Women in Architecture

Vanessa Keith
The 2016-2017 School of Architecture lecture series wraps up April 10.
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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

CMU Goes to Final Four in Urban Design Competition

design team
A team of four graduate students will represent CMU in a national urban design competition in April.

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Monday, March 27, 2017

Arts Greenhouse Shares Power of Art, Music with Local Youth

Arts Greenhouse instructor Shad Ali
Shad Ali may not have a green thumb, but things are thriving in his greenhouse.
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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Athletes, Actors Sport Dramatic Connections

athletes and actors
Although they may seem worlds apart, drama students and student-athletes are performers, and at Carnegie Mellon University they are connecting now more than ever.
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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

School of Art Graduate Students Exhibit “The Very Best Deserts” at Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s 937 Gallery

MFA Exhibit
The exhibition, April 2-23, showcases new work by a diverse group of 11 emerging artists working in a range of methodologies, conceptual frameworks and media.
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Friday, March 17, 2017

CMU Honors Renowned Feminist Artist Birnbaum with New Award

Dara Birnbaum exhibit
Carnegie Mellon University's School of Art has created the Birnbaum Award in honor of renowned feminist artist and alumna Dara Birnbaum, a trailblazer and pioneer in the media arts since the 1970s.
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Thursday, March 9, 2017

School of Art Master Candidates Open “FAM,” March 24

The MFA Class of 2017
The free, public exhibition, which runs through April 16, features new work by artists Kevin Brophy, Brittany De Nigris, Hannah Epstein, Adam Milner and Moses Williams, and showcases large-scale installations, sculpture, video and augmented reality artworks.
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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Carnegie Mellon Receives Largest Gift to its School of Music

Music Chorus singers
Two regional foundations created by the late Jack G. Buncher have given $5 million to support Carnegie Mellon’s School of Music and endow the Jack G. Buncher Chair for the head of the school.
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Friday, February 10, 2017

Robot’s Personality Comes to Life in Museum Exhibit

Robot at Museum
Ph.D. student Madeline Gannon's "Mimus" is engaging visitors like a curious animal at the zoo.
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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Social Artist, Activist Appointed First MFA Director at CMU's School of Art

Jon Rubin
Jon Rubin, an associate professor of art, is recognized as a leading artist in the field of social and contextual practice.
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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Groban Joins Alumni Duo To Star in "The Great Comet of 1812"

Josh Groban and Denee Benton are starring in the Great Comet of 1812
The road to Broadway can be a varied and winding path, a truism for "Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812" and its cast.
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Monday, February 6, 2017

ETC Explores Augmenting Reality

A student team created an avatar to provide information about a display
Students at CMU's Entertainment Technology Center are studying applications of augmented reality.
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For more, visit the College of Fine Arts websiteQuestions? Contact Pam Wigley, CFA media/public relations director, at pwigley@andrew.cmu.edu or 412-268-1047.