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.
Google VP Returns To Lead SCS
Google Vice President Andrew W. Moore has been selected as the new dean of Carnegie Mellon's renowned School of Computer Science (SCS), effective this August. Moore, a distinguished computer scientist with expertise in machine learning and robotics, served as a professor of computer science and robotics at CMU before being named founding director of Google's Pittsburgh engineering office in 2006. Read more.
This Week's 8.5 x 11 Headlines:
- University Center Named for Jared Cohon
- Senior Leadership Moves Announced
- Pileggi Threads History of College of Engineering
- News Brief: Spinoff's Surgical Device To Be Marketed in Europe
Read about these stories and more in this week's 8.5 x 11 News.
Carnegie Mellon recognized President Emeritus Jared L. Cohon's many contributions and accomplishments to the life of CMU by naming the University Center after him. Read more.
This week's news briefs include: Parking Open Enrollment Begins April 21; Save the Date: Staff Picnic, May 21; Walking Wednesday Presents Pack the Track, April 23; Staff Council Offers Tickets to Hershey Park; Student Forum Seeks Future Leaders; Student Employees Honored; Startup Puts Power in Your Step; PSC Develops "HOV Lane" for Traffic on Internet2; DHTI Launches Request for Proposals; Register Your Child for Daughters and Sons to Work Day; Take Information Security 101; Vanguard Presents Retirement Education Workshops; Dietrich College Seeks Student Volunteers To Organize Colloquium; Nominations Now Open for Student Organization Awards; Meditation Sessions Thursdays.
This week's notables are: Gunjan Kedia and Sirdhar Tayur; Luis von Ahn; and Margaret Richards and Peter Friedman.