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Thursday, September 18, 2014

“Leningrad”: Carnegie Mellon Presents the Trauma of War and Art

Leningrad Book CoverReturning visiting professor Igor Vishnevetsky will discuss his book, "Leningrad," which is now an award-winning film, at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 7 in Carnegie Mellon's Baker Hall A53.
Thursday, September 18, 2014

Carnegie Mellon's Miller Gallery Opens New Section of Pittsburgh Biennial

Pittsburgh BiennialThe Miller Gallery's exhibition features an eclectic group of artists who have collected and reconfigured the data and debris of today's world to produce works with a fresh perspective. Throughout the exhibition, a rotating roster of presentations will showcase innovative experiments in dance, social practice, performance and more. MORE
Thursday, September 18, 2014

Carnegie Mellon To Host Shirley Brice Heath for Lecture on Benefits of "Meandered Learning"

Shirley BriceHeath will explore how since numerous aspects of life impose order, "meandering" or "mucking about" is typically discouraged. But she will draw on recent neuroscience research that shows that is not necessarily the case, especially for those learning languages. Heath will explain those instances and make the case for "meandered learning" across the life span, from seven months to 70 years old. MORE
Thursday, September 18, 2014

Carnegie Mellon Center for Nucleic Acids Science and Technology Receives $3.1M From DSF Charitable Foundation To Develop Synthetic Nucleic Acids

The gift will allow the center to create synthetic molecules geared toward understanding and treating genetic, neurodegenerative and infectious diseases. MORE