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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Carnegie Mellon Experts Discuss Strategies For Closing the Gender Pay Gap on WQED Special, Oct. 2

Carnegie Mellon’s Ayana Ledford and Linda Babcock will be among featured experts on “Closing the Gap: 50 Years Seeking Equal Pay,” a one-hour talk show exploring ways to overcome barriers to equal pay through policy, improved workplace practices and the empowerment of women. MORE
Tuesday, September 30, 2014

New Yorker Music Critic Alex Ross To Speak at Carnegie Mellon on Phonographic Music

Alex RossRoss, a music critic for the New Yorker since 1996, writes about classical music, from the Metropolitan Opera to the downtown avant-garde. He also has written essays on pop music, literature, 20th century history and gay life. He will discuss "Phonographic Music: Composers and the Early Era of Reproduction" at 7 p.m., Oct. 9 in the Cohon University Center's McConomy Auditorium.
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Carnegie Mellon’s School of Drama Presents August Wilson’s "Seven Guitars,” Directed by Cameron Knight

Seven Guitars ImageWilson, the Pittsburgh-born, Pulitzer prize-winning playwright known as “the American Shakespeare,” brings the 1940s Hill District back to life in “Seven Guitars.” The show opens Oct. 2 and runs through Oct. 11.
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Pittsburgh Business Leader Henry L. Hillman Provides $5 Million Gift for Carnegie Mellon's New BrainHub(SM) Initiative

BrainHub ImageLaunched last month, CMU established BrainHub to bring together global strategic partners from the government, public, private, and philanthropic sectors to develop innovative computational and technological approaches for studying the links between brain and behavior. This effort will lead to new insights into topics such as cognition, learning and perception, and will shed light on brain disorders such as autism and Parkinson's disease. MORE