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Friday, September 4, 2015

School of Music’s Season Features Renowned Guest Conductors Yan Pascal Tortelier, Carl Topilow and Paul Polivnick

Andres Cardenes
Maestro Andrés Cárdenes will lead a repertoire that includes many standards and hallmarks from American composers.
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Thursday, September 3, 2015

Faculty Will Share Visions of Robots, A.I. and Big Data at “Summer Davos”

Andy at LaFarge
Carnegie Mellon will have the largest contingent of any university at the World Economic Forum in China, where participants will remotely drive CMU's lunar rover from half a world away. 

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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Alumni on the Small Screen

Fargo

From Amazon Prime to network prime time, find out the shows to catch CMU's acting chops.

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Monday, August 31, 2015

New Research Confirms Lack of Sleep Connected To Getting Sick

Woman Sleeping
The researchers used objective sleep measures to show that people who sleep six hours a night or less are more than four times more likely to catch a cold, compared to those who sleep more than seven hours in a night.
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Friday, August 28, 2015

A Traveler's Treasure

Airport floor artwork
A CMU Art Professor's new work at Pittsburgh International Airport invites exploration.
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Hip-hop “Hamilton”

Hip-Hop Hamilton
The hit Broadway musical has CMU connections both on stage and behind the scenes.
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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Carnegie Mellon Receives $35 Million Gift from Tata Consultancy Services

Innovation Corridor
With CMU’s largest gift from outside the U.S. and from a corporation, Tata Consultancy Services supports new facility and students scholarships.
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Monday, August 24, 2015

Spinoff Releases Gecko-Inspired Adhesive

gecko
Setex™, the first commercially available gecko-inspired adhesive, is dry and can repeatedly grip to surfaces without leaving a residue.
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Friday, August 21, 2015

Welcome Class of 2019!

Students at Orientation
Orientation's theme of Building Bridges will help first-year students find connections that will impact them at CMU and beyond.
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Thursday, August 20, 2015

Survey Finds Top 10 Electronic Devices Consumers Trust Most

Trusted Electronics
The top three are home phones, home security systems and fitness devices.
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Thursday, August 20, 2015

Photo Advisory: Carnegie Mellon Welcomes
 First-Year Students Aug. 23

Move In Day
First-year students will move into campus housing from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Sunday.
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Thursday, August 20, 2015

Simon Initiative Hires Learning Engineer

Kimberly Law joins CMU as part of the university’s efforts to better understand and develop strategies to overcome the roadblocks to using technology-enhanced learning resources. MORE
Thursday, August 20, 2015

Carnegie Mellon-Led Team Identifies Structure of Tumor-Suppressing Protein

Tumor Suppressing Protein
Their findings provide new insights into how the protein regulates cell growth and how mutations in the gene that encodes the protein can lead to cancer.
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Dreaming of New Cities

UDream Group
An architecture program at CMU that draws new talent to Pittsburgh has gained national recognition.
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Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Traffic Advisory: Three Oakland Streets To Close Aug. 23 for Move-In Day

Approximately 1,586 first-year students will be moving into their residence halls for a weeklong orientation program and the start of the fall semester. MORE
Monday, August 17, 2015

BrainHub Scientists Visualize Critical Part of Basal Ganglia Pathways

Brain
The breakthrough could help see the pathways that degenerate with Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease.
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Friday, August 14, 2015

National Institute of Statistical Sciences Honors Stephen E. Fienberg

Fienberg was praised by the acting director of the National Institute of Statistical Sciences for his exceptional leadership in a variety of professional and governmental organizations. MORE
Friday, August 14, 2015

Ana Maria Ulloa To Join Dietrich College as Assistant Dean, Academic Advisory Center Director

Ulloa will administer academic policies and procedures, maintain student records and ensure a high quality of advising throughout Dietrich College. MORE
Thursday, August 13, 2015

New Information Is Easier To Learn When Composed of Familiar Elements

brain
CMU psychologists uncover a critical relationship between working memory and the strength of information “chunks.”

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Thursday, August 13, 2015

A Healthy Success

Naturi yogurt
Smooth, delicious — and good for you. With their Naturi organic Greek yogurt, three Carnegie Mellon alumni are riding the leading edge to success.
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Wednesday, August 12, 2015

BrainHub Engineers Receive NSF Grant To Study Neuron Variability and Motor Learning

BrainHub Image
The award is one of 16 NSF grants totaling $13.1 million to support potentially transformative research in neural and cognitive systems.
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Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Experience Perception

Experience Perception
CMU alumnus Jeremy Lasky has built a creative special effects powerhouse to give superheroes' technology a punch on the big screen.
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Tuesday, August 11, 2015

'Apology to the Moon' Is Latest Poetry Collection by Jim Daniels

book cover
In his 15th poetry book, “Apology to the Moon,” CMU's Jim Daniels details the life of a man from his college days to fatherhood.
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Monday, August 10, 2015

Energy-Efficient Depth-sensing Camera Gleans 3-D Information In Bright Sunlight and Darkness

Lamp Our Camera
This imaging technology may be suitable for many applications, including medical imaging and space exploration, and could be incorporated into most smartphones.
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Monday, August 10, 2015

Children's Innovation Project

children's hands
CMU shines at the crossroads of art and technology, and one project instills creativity in the youngest builders.
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Thursday, August 6, 2015

Patient-Funded Trials May Do More Harm Than Good, Ethicists Warn

Patient's Arm
Patient-funded trials may seem beneficial, but instead they threaten scientific rigor, relevance, efficiency and fairness.
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Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Milky Way-Like Galaxies May Have Existed in the Early Universe

Galaxy
A new, large-scale computer simulation shows that the early universe — 500 million years after the Big Bang — might have had more order and structure than previously thought.
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Wednesday, August 5, 2015

World Economic Forum Selects CMU BrainHub Startup as Technology Pioneer

Neon
Neon’s proprietary technology uses cognitive science, neuroscience and machine learning tools to understand how humans see and react to images, and selects images that emotionally resonate with viewers.
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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

CMU Aims To Three-peat at "World Series of Hacking"

DefCon 2014
CMU's cybersecurity team will defend its crown at this year's DefCon Capture the Flag competition, Aug. 6-9 in Las Vegas.
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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Carnegie Mellon Spinoff Ottomatika Acquired by Delphi

Raj Rajkumar
Led by Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Raj Rajkumar, Ottomatika highlights Carnegie Mellon’s advanced expertise in complex autonomous vehicle systems.
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Monday, August 3, 2015

We Still Love "Lucy"

Lucy
CMU alumna Thea Brooks brought to life the iconic comedienne in a touring stage production.

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Thursday, July 30, 2015

LearnLab

Student with laptop
International researchers visited CMU to design, set up and run technology-enhanced learning experiments.
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

CMU’s Soccer-Playing Robots Score Fifth International RoboCup Win

soccer robots
Carnegie Mellon University’s robot soccer team took home its fifth world championship without allowing a single goal at the 2015 RoboCup on July 22 in Hefei, China.
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