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Monday, August 25, 2014

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon School of Music’s 2014-2015 Season Features Renowned Guest Conductors Manfred Honeck, David Effron and Barry Douglas

Andres CardenesThe School of Music’s 2014-2015 season begins at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 14, with the Philharmonic’s concert at Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland under the direction of Maestro Andrés Cárdenes, artistic director of Orchestral Studies for the Carnegie Mellon School of Music. MORE
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