December 1: Vol. 22, No. 21-Faculty & Staff News - Carnegie Mellon University

The Internal Communications team produces a weekly newsletter, called "The 8.5 x 11 News," which is published online and distributed every Thursday by email. To subscribe to this weekly e-newsletter, visit or contact Bruce at or Heidi at

December 1: Vol. 22, No. 21

Monday, December 5, 2011

News Alert: Ceremony Naming Collaborative Innovation Center for Robert Mehrabian Postponed

Robert MehrabianThe ceremony scheduled for this Wednesday, Dec. 7, to name the Collaborative Innovation Center for former Carnegie Mellon President Robert Mehrabian has been postponed due to a family emergency that demands his full attention. MORE
Thursday, December 1, 2011

Mentoring Program Applications Due Dec. 22

Women interested in supporting other women at Carnegie Mellon can do so through the Barbara Smith Women's Mentoring Program. MORE
Thursday, December 1, 2011

Personal Mention

This week's notables include Kirson Skinner, Kathy Newman, Alex John London, LeAnn Neal Reilly, Larry Wasserman, Andrew Carlisle, Don Marinelli, Shannon Deep and the new editorial staff of the Tartan. MORE
Thursday, December 1, 2011

News Briefs

This week's news briefs features the rankings for the Industrial Design and Architecture programs, Astrobotic's lunar robot being named to "Best of What's New" list, an award for the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center and more.