July 28: Vol. 22, No. 4-Faculty & Staff News - Carnegie Mellon University

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July 28: Vol. 22, No. 4

Thursday, July 28, 2011

CMU, Eat'n Park Partner To Take Bite Out of Childhood Obesity

With obesity rates on the rise, the Carnegie Mellon School of Design’s Fitwits project and Pittsburgh-based Eat’n Park Restaurants are joining forces to help fight the epidemic. MORE
Thursday, July 28, 2011

Warner Bros. Movie Impacts Access to Buildings, Streets & Parking

Access to several university buildings, and streets and parking in Oakland will be impacted this week when CMU plays host to several scenes for a major motion picture by Warner Bros. MORE
Thursday, July 28, 2011

Shuttle, Escort Service Implements Temporary Changes Due to Movie

Due to the filming schedule for the Warner Bros. movie, the CMU Shuttle-Escort Service has temporarily made some changes to several stops.
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Thursday, July 28, 2011

CMU Develops iPhone App That Predicts When Bus Will Arrive

Where’s the bus? Thanks to Tiramisu, a new iPhone application developed at Carnegie Mellon, transit riders in Pittsburgh will soon be able to get the answer by using crowdsourcing to share arrival times with each other. MORE
Thursday, July 28, 2011

Google Acquires Another CMU Spinoff

Pittsburgh Pattern Recognition is the second CMU spinoff acquired by Google in the last few years. MORE
Thursday, July 28, 2011

Students Develop Tech Tools To Improve English Literacy in Uruguay

Seven CMU students have been working with government officials in Montevideo, Uruguay, this summer to develop new technological tools for teaching English in Uruguay high schools. MORE
Thursday, July 28, 2011

News Briefs

Read about CMU's ranking on the EPA's "green" university list, a new supercomputer for biomolecular simulation and the Roberts Road closure on Saturday, July 30. MORE
Thursday, July 28, 2011

Personal Mention

Read about the recent accomplishments and activities of CMU faculty, staff and students. MORE