This Week's Headlines:
- President Addresses Challenges, Opportunities
- Education Award Winners Honored
- Scientists Step Up to the Plate in "Fastball"
- $1M Grant To Support Simon Initiative
- Foxx Sees Future of Transportation at CMU
- Building a Smarter Smartphone
President Suresh presented a university update to the CMU community on April 22. Read more in this week's newsletter.
Alan Alda is Keynote Speaker
Alan Alda, best known for his TV roles in "M*A*S*H" and "The West Wing," will be the keynote speaker at CMU's Commencement, Sunday, May 17. The acclaimed actor, writer and director with a passion for science and technology embodies CMU's interdisciplinary spirit.
This week's notables are: Alessandro Acquisti; Anita Barkin and Amanda Powell; John O'Brien and Fuad Farooqi; Lisa Tetrault; Finn Kydland; Ameera Tag; Dudley Reynolds; Alicia Salaz; Chad Shafer; Jay Aronson and Christophe Combemale; Roberta Klatzky, Lori Holt and Marlene Behrmann.