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Thursday, April 16, 2015

Event Honors CMU Alumnus and Fallen Marine, Raises Funds To Provide Service Dogs for Veterans

Service DogsThe golf event on Monday, April 20, at South Hills Country Club will feature a Canine Caddy demonstration and remarks from students and family members of the late U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Christopher “Otis” Raible. MORE
Thursday, April 16, 2015

Celebrating 25 Years

INI 25thAddThis CEO Hooman Radfar is one of 1,500 alumni success stories the Information Networking Institute will showcase as part of its celebration. MORE
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Carnival 2015: The Next Chapter

Buggy runnerThis year's celebration, "Living Library," promises more fun and friendship with more than 130 events — from Buggy's 95th, to fireworks and more. MORE
Monday, April 13, 2015

Sending a Message to the Future

Kew GardensCalled Earth Tapestry, the project led by CMU's William Alba invites people across the globe to vote on earth's most important locations, both natural and manmade. Information about the top-ranked locations will be laser-engraved onto a sapphire disk and delivered to the moon on an Astrobotic robotic lunar mission. MORE
Monday, April 13, 2015

Three Minute Thesis

Three Minute ThesisWith just one static slide and only three minutes to present, CMU Ph.D. students set out to describe over a year's worth of doctoral research. MORE
Friday, April 10, 2015

CMU Researchers Discover How Pain Fine-Tunes Pain Relief

endosomesAt the cellular level, pain and pain relief are caused by two different signaling pathways. But the two pathways aren’t necessarily independent of one another, according to a study published by Carnegie Mellon researchers in Cell Reports. MORE
Friday, April 10, 2015

Carnegie Mellon Scientists Question Representation of Women in International Journal

KlatzkyHoltBehrmannThe highly regarded scientific journal, Cognition, publishes theoretical and experimental papers on the study of the mind, a topic that has been a research strength of CMU for decades and that is receiving intense focus through the federal government’s BRAIN Initiative. In an opinion piece to appear in the international journal, CMU's Roberta Klatzky, Lori Holt and Marlene Behrmann write that they were “struck by the fact that among the 19 authors listed for the 12 articles, only one female author was present.” MORE
Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Court Hears Appeal of Disk-Drive Patent Infringement Case

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. and Marvell Semiconductor Inc. appealed a 2012 ruling that found that they had willfully infringed on two patents granted to the university as well as Professor Jose Moura and Aleksandar Kavcic. MORE
Wednesday, April 8, 2015

CMU Chemists Create Tiny Gold Nanoparticles That Reflect Nature’s Patterns

gold nanoparticleGold nanoparticles are a promising technology that has applications in a wide range of fields including catalysis, electronics, materials science and health care. But, in order to use gold nanoparticles in practical applications, scientists must first understand the tiny particles’ structure. MORE