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Faculty & Staff News

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Keep abreast of what's happening with the 8.5 x 11 News, Carnegie Mellon's official weekly newsletter for faculty and staff. Read the latest issue. And find out about upcoming events on our calendar highlights page.

Brain Research

This Week's 8.5 x 11 Headlines:

  • Launching a New Approach to Brain Research, Aug. 26
  • CUC Udpate: Garage's West Side To Close Monday, Aug. 25
  • Alumna Wins an Emmy; Two Up for Prime-time Honors Monday on NBC
  • News Brief: CMWA Kicks Off New Year, Sept. 18
  • News Brief: CMU Launches Veterans Website

Read about these stories and more in this week's 8.5 x 11 News.

Carnegie Mellon will launch a new interdisciplinary approach to transformative brain research on Tuesday, Aug. 26. Tom Insel, director of the National Institute of Mental Health, will provide an inside look at what's behind the NIH BRAIN Initiative and a panel of experts will discuss how CMU can harness new technologies to explore the brain and behavior.  Learn more.

What's Happening

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Calendar Highlights

Calendar Highlights provides a glance at upcoming events at Carnegie Mellon. MORE
Thursday, August 21, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: First-Year Student Block Party on Craig Street Saturday; CMWA Kicks Off New Year With Fall Reception; CMU Veterans Website Established; Fire Safety Awareness: EH&S To Stage Dorm Room Fires, Sept. 9; Paint Your Office Green; Join the Carnegie Mellon Credit Union; Tartans Offer Private Swimming Lessons; Athletics To Expand Outdoor Recreation Program; Staff Council Offers Tickets to Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival; Call for Alumni Award Nominations. MORE
Thursday, August 21, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Kathryn Whitehead and Severin Hacker; Alan Frieze and Ryan O'Donnell; Erin Scott; Ana Beisy Cruz; Jay Kadane; Kosa Goucher-Lambert and Jonathan Cagan; Lorenz Biegler and Ignacio Grossmann;