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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

News Brief: Alumna Chikako Suzuki Wins Her First Emmy Award

Chikako SuzukiSuzuki, who earned a master's degree in scenic design from CMU's School of Drama, was honored for her art direction in the Showtime comedy "House of Lies." MORE
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