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Friday, February 12, 2016

Catch a Sneak Preview of CMU’s International Film Festival, Feb. 26

Film Festival Preview
“3 ½ Minutes, Ten Bullets" will make its Pittsburgh premiere at 6 p.m., Friday, Feb. 26 in CMU's McConomy Auditorium.
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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Artificial Intelligence Pioneer Judea Pearl Wins CMU’s Dickson Prize in Science

Judea Pearl
Pearl will accept the award, which includes a medal and cash prize, and present the Dickson Prize Lecture, “Science, Counterfactuals and Free Will,” at noon on Monday, Feb. 29, in McConomy Auditorium in CMU's Cohon University Center.
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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Affectionate Confections


A CMU alumna is engineering gourmet chocolates just in time for Valentine's Day.
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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Lunar Gala


CMU's student-produced fashion show has become a stylish showcase of talent. Now in its 20th year, its producers are building an even larger legacy.
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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

CMU’s CHIMP Featured on NOVA’s “Rise of the Robots”

Chimp in the Car
The Feb. 24 episode focuses on the DARPA Robotics Challenge in June 2015.
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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Robotically Driven System Could Reduce Cost of Drug Discovery

The system determines the effects of a large number of drugs on many proteins, reducing the number of necessary experiments by 70 percent. MORE
Monday, February 8, 2016

Kevin Zollman Writes “The Game Theorist’s Guide To Parenting”

Guide to Parenting Book Cover
Zollman says game theory applies to almost all of our social lives, so it's only natural that it should work for one of the toughest aspects of our lives — dealing with our children.
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Monday, February 8, 2016

Harvey Fineberg To Discuss Technology, Information and Learning

Harvey Fineberg
CMU's Simon Initiative Distinguished Lecture Series will present a talk by renowned public health and education expert Harvey V. Fineberg at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 25 in the Gates Hillman Center’s Rashid Auditorium.

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Monday, February 8, 2016

Search Technique Helps Researchers Find DNA Sequences in Minutes Rather Than Days

DNA Sequencing
The new search method, developed by computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon, is designed for searching so-called “short reads” – DNA and RNA sequences generated by high-throughput sequencing techniques.
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Monday, February 8, 2016

Tepper School of Business Faculty Member Elected to Prestigious National Academy of Engineering

Gerard Cornuejois
Gérard P. Cornuéjols has been cited for his “contributions to the theory, practice, and application of integer programming.”
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Friday, February 5, 2016

To Click or Not To Click


In a flagship practicum course, Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley students hunt for a mobile advertising solution with industry leader Cheetah Mobile.
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Thursday, February 4, 2016

Neurobiological Changes Explain How Mindfulness Meditation Improves Health

Meditation
The CMU study shows that mindfulness meditation reduces Interleukin-6, an inflammatory health biomarker, in high-stress, unemployed adults.
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Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Carnegie Mellon Joins IARPA Project To Reverse-Engineer Brain Algorithms

Neural Network Cell
Carnegie Mellon is embarking on a five-year, $12 million research effort to make computers think more like humans.
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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

New Yorker Staff Writer Jelani Cobb To Deliver CMU’s MLK Jr. Keynote

Jelani Cobb
CMU will host Jelani Cobb as its featured MLK Jr. Celebration speaker at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 11, in Porter Hall 100. His lecture, “The Half Life of Freedom: Race and Justice in America Today,” is free and open to the public.
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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Mental Miscues


CMU scientists gain understanding of why the brain makes mistakes.
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Monday, February 1, 2016

Ryan Sullivan, Venkat Viswanathan Earn NSF Career Awards

Sullivan and Viswanathan
The National Science Foundation's Faculty Early Career Development Award supports junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research and education.
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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

New Ways of Feeling Ways of Feeling New


Three School of Art alumni create artwork in the form of therapies, products and corporate retreats. Their work is on display at CMU's Miller Gallery.
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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Biological Sciences Student Jillian Jaycox Wins Churchill Scholarship

Jillian Jaycox
Jaycox, one of only 15 students nationwide to receive the award, will pursue a Master of Philosophy in Medical Science at the University of Cambridge in the U.K.
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Monday, January 25, 2016

Acoustic Tweezers Provide Much Needed Pluck for 3-D Bioprinting

Suresh Research Figure
CMU President Subra Suresh and his collaborators have demonstrated a promising new method for 3-D bioprinting that could lead to new possibilities in medical research and applications.
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Monday, January 25, 2016

Carnegie Mellon Team Develops Targeted Photosensitizer for Cell Manipulation

Zebrafish
The technology could help researchers better understand the role certain cells and proteins play in everyday function and disease, and could be used as a targeted therapy for cancer and other diseases.
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Monday, January 25, 2016

In Galaxy Clustering, Mass May Not Be the Only Thing That Matters

Galaxy Cluster
The researchers’ findings are the first to use observational data to show that, in addition to mass, a galaxy cluster’s formation history plays a role in how it interacts with its environment.
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Friday, January 22, 2016

"Tallulah"

tallulah
CMU alumna Sian Heder is the creative force behind one of the most anticipated films of this year's Sundance Film Festival.
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Thursday, January 21, 2016

White House CTO Ed Felten To Address Latest Privacy Concerns at CMU’s Privacy Day

Ed Felten
Felten will speak at 1:30 p.m., Jan. 28, in the Rangos Ballroom of the Cohon University Center. His talk and other Privacy Day activities are open to the public.
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Thursday, January 21, 2016

CMU Scientists Star in Werner Herzog’s Latest Film

Werner Herzog Film
“Lo & Behold: Reveries of the Connected World” will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival.
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Thursday, January 21, 2016

National Academy of Sciences To Honor John R. Anderson For Revolutionizing How We Learn

John Anderson
Anderson will receive the 2016 Atkinson Prize in Psychological and Cognitive Sciences.
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Thursday, January 21, 2016

Sundance Film Festival

Sundance 2015

Emerging student leaders from CMU's Master of Entertainment Management program engage with seasoned professionals at the star-studded event.

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Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Autonomous Ground Vehicles and Aircraft Demonstrate New Collaborative Capabilities for Keeping Warfighters Safe

Unmanned Tank
Carnegie Mellon and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, pioneered the ground-air cooperative mission, which could prevent warfighters’ exposure to hazardous conditions.
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Wednesday, January 20, 2016

The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Davos
A group of Carnegie Mellon University faculty, led by President Subra Suresh, participated in the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 20 – 23.
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Thursday, January 14, 2016

Sutherland’s "Trojan Cockroach" Celebrated in Posner Center Exhibit

Trojan Cockroach
A six-legged walking robot — the first capable of carrying a human — built at CMU in the early 1980s by alumnus Ivan Sutherland is the subject of an exhibit developed by master's degree student Daniel Pillis.
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Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Carnegie Mellon Sets Tuition and Fees for 2016-17

Undergraduate tuition rates will increase by 3.2 percent. MORE
Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Environmental Science

Adam Simpson

A research internship in Germany is helping CMU's Adam Simpson chase a dream of cleaner water in Jamaica.

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Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Better Design Improves Understanding of Online Privacy Notices

Privacy Notice
Online privacy policies are usually ignored, but Carnegie Mellon researchers say if they are properly designed, and pushed out to users at appropriate times, they could be more effective.
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Monday, January 11, 2016

Educational Engagement

EarthShake

The next phase of technology-enhanced learning is taking place via virtual textbooks and interactive experiences.

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