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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.

Ice Bucket ChallengeThis Week's Headlines:

  • It Hurts So Good ... for Charity
  • Building a Longer-Lasting Artificial Lung
  • Intimate Strangers Provide Views on U.S. Politics
  • Pittsburgh Biennial Opens at Miller Gallery
  • Happy Birthday, Smiley; CMU Night at the PSO; and Food Tasting Tuesday


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


No one likes to inflict pain or discomfort upon themselves, like dumping a bucket of ice water over their head, unless it's for a good cause, says Christopher Olivola, assistant professor of marketing at the Tepper School of Business. Read more.


What's Happening

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Calendar Highlights

Calendar Highlights provides a glance at upcoming events at Carnegie Mellon. MORE
Thursday, September 18, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Purchase Discounted Tickets to Fright Nights, Hallowboo and Terror Town; Get Discounts on HoneyBaked Hams, Nemacolin Packages and Rent at Washington Plaza; Buggy Freeroll Practices To Begin Sunday; Football Family Day is Sept. 27; Dietrich College Colloquium Seeks Proposals, Mentors; ORIC Offers Responsible Research Conduct Seminars.
 MORE
Thursday, September 18, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Ramayya Krishnan; Ignacio Grossmann; Andy Gellman; Tom Joyce; and Baruch Fischhoff, Julie Downs, Alex Davis and Gabrielle Wong-Parodi. MORE