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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.

BaymaxThis Week's Headlines:

  • Open Enrollment Begins Monday; Benefits & Fitness Fair is Nov. 5
  • CMU Robot Inspires Disney Film Character
  • 33 Genes Contribute to Autism Risk, Team Says
  • Ecuadorian President Visits CMU-Q
  • Help the Hungry; Food Drive Begins Nov. 3
  • Eat at the New Tartan Express

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

An inflatable robotic arm made of a balloon-like material at CMU was the inspiration behind "Baymax," a pivotal character in Disney's latest animated feature film "Big Hero 6," set to premiere on Nov. 7.  Read more.

What's Happening

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Calendar Highlights

Calendar Highlights provides a glance at upcoming events at Carnegie Mellon. MORE
Thursday, October 30, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Changes Made to Street Parking Near Campus; Celebration of Education Award Nominations Due Nov. 3; Food Drive Begins Nov. 3; Toys for Tots Campaign Begins Nov. 4; CMU Becomes Affiiate of Joint Center for Energy Storage Research; HCII To Celebrate 20th Anniversary; MLK Writing Awards Programs Seeks Submissions; Discounts Offered on Holiday Cards; Lower Hamerschlag Drive Closed Saturday; Calls for ProSEED Grant Proposals; Take the What's Your Financial IQ Challenge; AED Training Classes Offered; MPM, MSIT Programs To Host Info Sessions for Staff; "Be the Answer."
Thursday, October 30, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Jonathan Malen; Shelley Anna; Justin Cranshaw; Anita Woolley; Kristina Straub; Elizabeth Finley.