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Faculty & Staff News

The Piper is CMU's news source for faculty & staff, where you'll find out about many exciting and interesting things happening at the university. If you have news of interest please pass it on to Internal Communications. Stay Posted!

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.

NightOwlThis Week's 8.5 x 11 Headlines:

  • Computational Method Could Help Treat Cancer
  • Students Tackle Sexual Assault With Mobile Apps
  • Webster Presents Staff Awards; Reflects on First Year as Dean
  • News Brief: "Shipbreakers" Wins Best Feature Documentary
  • News Brief: Computer Soccer, Robot Soccer Teams Shine

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

Graduate-student teams at CMU's Integrated Innovation Institute have created two novel product prototypes, including NightOwl pictured above, that employ mobile technology to encourage peers and bystanders to intervene against sexual assaults. Learn more.

What's Happening

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Calendar Highlights

Calendar Highlights provides a glance at upcoming events at Carnegie Mellon. MORE
Thursday, July 31, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: "Shipbreakers" Wins Best Feature Documentary; GSA Hosts NAGPS Leadership Summit; Computer Poker, Robot Soccer Teams Shine in Major Competitions; EH&S To Conduct Doherty Hall Evacuation Aug. 13; Call for Alumni Award Nominations; Olive Project Team the Runner-Up in NAS Competition; CMU Spinoff a Finalist in Three Funding Competitions; Get Your SMART ID Card Today; Tennis Anyone?; New Loan Rates at the Credit Union; Spots Available at the Cyert Center.
Thursday, July 31, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Jay Apt; Shirley Ho; Robert Davis; Joan Stein; David Klahr; Cornell LeSane; Katie Cecil.