2011-Faculty & Staff News - Carnegie Mellon University

2011

Thursday, December 15, 2011

CMU Joins Presidents' Conference in Football

PAC LogoCarnegie Mellon's football program will re-join the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) as an affiliate member beginning with the 2014 season. MORE
Thursday, December 15, 2011

Presidential Search — Message from Ray Lane, Chairman of the Board of Trustees

Raymond J. Lane, Chairman of Carnegie Mellon's Board of Trustees sent a letter to the university community on Monday, Dec. 12,  announcing the beginning of a search process for a successor to CMU President Jared L. Cohon who has announced his intention to step down as Carnegie Mellon's president on June 30, 2013. MORE
Thursday, December 15, 2011

PigPen Theatre Co. Looking To Release CD

PigpenPigPen Theatre Co. is hoping to record its debut album and has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help it do so. MORE
Thursday, December 15, 2011

In Severe Weather, Check TV, The Web and CMU Alert for Cancellations

In the event of severe weather, members of the university community should tune in to KDKA-TV, WTAE-TV or WPXI-TV for official university announcements regarding delays, cancellation of classes and/or office closings. MORE
Thursday, December 15, 2011

Personal Mention

This week's notables include Pradeep Khosla, Craig Knox, Diana Marculescu, Guy Blelloch, Robert Kraut and Ranika Kejriwal.
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Thursday, December 15, 2011

News Briefs

This week's news briefs feature the Staff Council food drive, recognition for the Miller Gallery, the "Dark Knight" preview; CMU's Snackbot; a petition for a smoke-free Pittsburgh campus; the toy version of Keepon, a therapeutic robot created at CMU; several discount offers for the CMU community; CMU Women's Association events for December; the upcoming CIT Staff Awards ceremony; and tickets for the Feb. 14 taping of NPR's "From the Top."
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Thursday, December 8, 2011

President Cohon Attends White House Meeting

Jared CohonThe private meeting this past Monday called by President Obama was to discuss college affordability. MORE
Thursday, December 8, 2011

Personal Mention

This week's notables include William Scherlis, Raj Rajkumar, Greg Shannon, Hilary Masters, Don Marinelli, Rebecca Lombardi and Kathy Newman.
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Thursday, December 8, 2011

News Briefs

KeeponThis week's news briefs feature CMU's Snackbot; a petition for a smoke-free Pittsburgh campus; the toy version of Keepon, a therapeutic robot created at CMU; several discount offers for the CMU community; CMU Women's Association events for December; the upcoming CIT Staff Awards ceremony; and tickets for the Feb. 14 taping of NPR's "From the Top."
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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.

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Thursday, November 17, 2011

University Priority: Ethics and Safety

Carnegie Mellon provides a hotline that all members of the university community should use to confidentially report suspected unethical activity relating to financial matters, academic and student life, human relations, health and campus safety, or research. MORE
Thursday, November 17, 2011

Dowd-ICES Fellows To Present Research

The College of Engineering and the Institute for Complex Engineered Systems (ICES) will showcase the research of the 2010 and 2011 Dowd-ICES fellows from 3 - 5 p.m., Monday, Nov. 21 in the Singleton Room, Roberts Hall.
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Thursday, November 17, 2011

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Ramayya Krishnan, Astria Suparak, Susanne Slavick, Enrique Graf and Don Marinelli. MORE
Thursday, November 10, 2011

Sunday, Nov. 20, is Randy Pausch Memorial Day in Pittsburgh

Randy PauschPittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl signed the proclamation in honor of the late CMU professor's tireless efforts toward advancing pancreatic cancer research. MORE
Thursday, November 10, 2011

Board of Trustees Elects 10

Ten new members of the Carnegie Mellon Board of Trustees have been elected to three-year terms through 2014. MORE
Thursday, November 10, 2011

Global Entrepreneurship Week Starts Nov. 14

Entrepreneurship is vital to economic growth, and CMU students, faculty and alumni are right in the mix. Learn more during CMU’s third annual Global Entrepreneurship Week, part of the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life. Events for the week include a job fair and panels on topics ranging from young entrepreneurship to social innovation.

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Thursday, November 10, 2011

News Briefs

This week's news briefs features the Tepper School's part-time MBA ranking, the Feb. 14 taping of "From the Top," discount tickets to the PSO, a new textbook adoption process for the bookstore and more.

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Thursday, November 10, 2011

News Briefs

This week's news briefs features a poster recognizing veterans, a Children's School fundraiser, My Keepon's retail debut, the Robotics Institute's appearance on the Travel Channel, the Great American Smokeout, a United Way Campaign update, online training, discount ticket offers and a Dining Services survey.

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Thursday, November 10, 2011

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Ari Lightman, L. Mark Carver, Franco Sciannameo, Stephanie Murray, Patricia Collins, Dolly Karaba and Jonida Cali.
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Thursday, November 3, 2011

Trick or Treat

PumpkinBotFor Halloween, the CORAL Lab's CoBot2 robot donned a pumpkin costume to deliver candy bars to 300 delighted denizens of floors 6-8 of the Gates and Hillman centers, stopping at open doors and saying "Knock knock" outside closed doors. MORE
Thursday, November 3, 2011

18th Annual Food Drive Ends Nov. 11

Food DriveIt's time to pitch in and help feed the hungry. All food and monetary donations benefit the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. MORE
Thursday, November 3, 2011

News Briefs

This week's news briefs feature a United Way Campaign update, discount tickets to the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust events and the Pittsburgh Opera, nominations for the CIT Staff Awards, online training for faculty and staff, and a dining services survey.
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Thursday, November 3, 2011

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Gloriana St. Clair, Kamal Nigam, Christopher Warren and Jay Whitacre.
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Thursday, October 27, 2011

Carnegie Mellon Night at the PSO is Friday, Nov. 4 at Heinz Hall

Faculty, staff and students can purchase discounted tickets starting at $15. CFA students can purchase tickets for as low as $10.  MORE
Thursday, October 27, 2011

Miller Gallery, STUDIO for Creative Inquiry Publish New Book Sprint

New Art Science Book CoverThe 190-page book on contemporary artists was written and designed in one week by four authors and two designers.
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Thursday, October 27, 2011

News Briefs

This week's news briefs feature CMU's Chem-E-Car student team, discount tickets to the Pittsburgh Opera, nominations for the CIT Staff Awards, the library's mobile website, online training for faculty and staff, and a dining services survey.
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Thursday, October 27, 2011

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Janet Madelle Feindel, Allan Meltzer, Jeanne VanBriesen, Gérard Cornuéjols, Julia Schwarz and David Klionsky, Don Marinelli and Newell Washburn.
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