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Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Professor Chester S. Spatt Named to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's New Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee

Chester SpattThe committee will focus on the structure and operations of U.S. equity markets and act as a formal channel through which advice and recommendations will be provided to the SEC on issues that include a review of the SEC's Regulation NMS (National Market System), the role of exchanges in the current market structure and the presence and effect of conflicts in the routing and execution of equity orders. MORE
Monday, December 22, 2014

Carnegie Mellon Research Shows Online Teams Are Influenced by Same Factors as Groups That Communicate in Person

Anita WoolleyBuilding on her groundbreaking research on "collective intelligence," a term she helped coin to describe a measure of the general effectiveness of a group, Anita Woolley, assistant professor of organizational behavior and theory at the Tepper School of Business, has conducted a new study that demonstrates the same key factors that influence the collective intelligence in face-to-face teams also apply to online groups. MORE
Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Professors Boatwright and Peña Earn Faculty Chairs at Carnegie Mellon

Peter BoatwrightJavier PenaIn recognition of their outstanding contributions, Peter Boatwright has received the Carnegie Bosch Professorship in Marketing and Javier Peña has received the Bajaj Family Chair in Operations Research.
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Friday, October 24, 2014

Carnegie Mellon I-Corps Site Chooses Teams for Inaugural Cohort

The 15 teams are comprised of faculty members, alumni and students at the undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. levels. The companies cover enterprises ranging from adaptive traffic signals, to on-the-go food options, to lightweight, durable air freight containers. MORE
Friday, October 17, 2014

CMU Research Shows Highly Competitive Elections Create Extremely Polarizing Politics

Researchers at CMU's Tepper School of Business have studied voter behavior and found that when contests are perceived to be highly competitive, voters on both sides of the political spectrum tend to favor candidates who are more strongly conservative or liberal, contradicting conventional wisdom. MORE
Friday, October 10, 2014

Carnegie Mellon Researcher Shares Hidden Side of Energy

Stephen Rose, a post-doctoral fellow in Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business, will share his views on wind power and the inner workings of American energy in an informal discussion beginning at 7 p.m., Oct. 15 at Biddle's Escape, 401 Biddle Ave. in Wilkinsburg, Pa. The event will kick off a series of monthly conversations with scientists, called Speakeasy Science. MORE