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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.


CMU Launches BrainHub

Coalescing its strengths in computer science, neuroscience, psychology and engineering, Carnegie Mellon University today announced the launch of CMU BrainHubSM, a new initiative focusing on understanding how the structure and activity of the brain give rise to complex behaviors.

CMU scientists and their global partners will work together to develop innovative computational and technological tools for studying the links between brain and behavior, enabling new insights into topics such as cognition, learning and perception, as well as shedding light on brain disorders such as autism and Parkinson's disease. Learn more.

This Week's 8.5 x 11 Headlines:

  • Alumna Wins an Emmy
  • News Brief: CMWA Kicks Off New Year, Sept. 18
  • News Brief: CMU Launches Veterans Website

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

What's Happening

Friday, August 22, 2014

Calendar Highlights

Calendar Highlights provides a glance at upcoming events at Carnegie Mellon. MORE
Thursday, August 21, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: First-Year Student Block Party on Craig Street Saturday; CMWA Kicks Off New Year With Fall Reception; CMU Veterans Website Established; Fire Safety Awareness: EH&S To Stage Dorm Room Fires, Sept. 9; Paint Your Office Green; Join the Carnegie Mellon Credit Union; Tartans Offer Private Swimming Lessons; Athletics To Expand Outdoor Recreation Program; Staff Council Offers Tickets to Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival; Call for Alumni Award Nominations. MORE
Thursday, August 21, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Kathryn Whitehead and Severin Hacker; Alan Frieze and Ryan O'Donnell; Erin Scott; Ana Beisy Cruz; Jay Kadane; Kosa Goucher-Lambert and Jonathan Cagan; Lorenz Biegler and Ignacio Grossmann;