October-Faculty & Staff News - Carnegie Mellon University

From important university news announcements to featured event listings, you'll find information here to help you stay informed. 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 https://lists.andrew.cmu.edu/mailman/listinfo/cmu-news. To find information from the past year, use the navigation index on the left to explore. If you have news of campus interest — an announcement, event, new video or new research endeavor — please pass it on to Internal Communications. Contact Bruce at bg02@andrew.cmu.edu or Heidi at opdyke@andrew.cmu.edu.

October

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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Thursday, October 20, 2011

Céilidh Weekend, Oct. 27-30, Combines a Trio of CMU Traditions

ceilidhStudent Affairs and University Advancement have joined forces to introduce Cèilidh (pronounced kay-lee) Weekend, Oct. 27-30. The new event combines Homecoming, Family Weekend and the International Festival. MORE
Thursday, October 20, 2011

Support CMU's United Way Campaign

United WayCarnegie Mellon's 2011 United Way Campaign is under way and will continue through Dec. 16. Help make this year a success by going to http://www.cmu.edu/hr/unitedway to donate.
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Thursday, October 20, 2011

CIT Students Collect Items, Create Cookbook for Food Bank

SAECarnegie Mellon's Society of Automotive Engineering (SAE) Race Team will host "Racing Against Hunger" at noon on Friday, Oct. 21 at the Scaife Hall Garden. MORE
Thursday, October 20, 2011

Computer Science Adds New Course-only Master's Degree Program

MSCarnegie Mellon's Computer Science Department has approved a new master of science degree for students who seek advanced coursework in computer science, which will begin in fall 2012.
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Thursday, October 20, 2011

Touchable Technology

OmnitouchResearchers from Carnegie Mellon, Disney Research, Pittsburgh and Microsoft Research presented their work, including a wearable projection system, an interactive projection system and touchscreen technology at this week's Association for Computing Machinery's Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology in Santa Barbara, Calif.
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