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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Carnegie Mellon Research Explains Why People Endure Discomfort for Philanthropic Purposes

Christopher OlivolaChristopher Olivola, assistant professor of marketing at the Tepper School of Business, says when someone endures pain for a charitable cause, for example by soaking themselves in ice-cold water, the sacrifice of their own comfort makes their contribution to the cause seem far more meaningful. Olivola calls this the 'Martyrdom Effect.' MORE
Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Press Release: CMU Selects Moore Ruble Yudell Architects To Design New Gateway Building For Tepper Quadrangle

The 295,000 square-foot building will be the centerpiece of the university's new north campus and will be located on a 4.5-acre site on Pittsburgh's Forbes Avenue. The creation of this new academic area was made possible by a $67 million gift from the charitable foundation of CMU alumnus and renowned investor David A. Tepper. MORE
Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Press Release: Leading Researchers on Gender and Women in the Workplace To Convene at Carnegie Mellon, Sept. 4-5

The conference, titled "Women in the Workplace: Navigating the Labyrinth," will share the latest findings in gender inequality, stereotypes and cultural issues. MORE
Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Press Release: New Startup "SitWith" Brings Strangers Together For Productive Networking Lunches

SitWith LogoFounded by students at Carnegie Mellon, SitWith has made it easier to meet new people in Pittsburgh. MORE
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

News Brief: Carnegie Mellon's Jay Apt To Testify at EPA Hearing on Clean Power Plan Proposed Rule

Jay AptApt's testimony, focusing on innovations and strategy for existing power plants, is scheduled to take place at 9:50 a.m., Thursday, July 31 at the William S. Moorhead Federal Building in Pittsburgh.
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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Press Release: Students at Carnegie Mellon's Integrated Innovation Institute Tackle Acquaintance/Date-Rape Crisis With Marketable Solutions

Spot A ProblemTwo novel product prototypes — NightOwl and Spot (A Problem) — targeted to the college population and designed by graduate-student teams, employ mobile technology to encourage bystander intervention and generate shared community responsibility. MORE