October 13: Vol. 22, No. 15-Faculty & Staff News - Carnegie Mellon University

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October 13: Vol. 22, No. 15

Thursday, October 13, 2011

University Mourns Loss of Bill Dietrich

Bill DietrichDietrich, who last month made the largest gift in Carnegie Mellon history, died of complications from cancer on Oct. 6. He was 73. MORE
Thursday, October 13, 2011

Audia, Camerlengo, Krowitz, Lanyon, Miller and Wells Win Andy Awards

Andy Awards LogoThe Andy Awards, named after Andrew Carnegie and Andrew Mellon, recognize individual staff members and teams for their outstanding performance, commitment to excellence and significant impact on the university. MORE
Thursday, October 13, 2011

McHenry Earns Grant To Improve Efficiency of Multi-Core Transformers

Michael McHenryFor more than a decade, CMU's Michael McHenry has been developing new materials, processes and unique transformer designs for power converters. MORE
Thursday, October 13, 2011

INI Helps Create New App Promoting Online Safety for Kids

Be Seen LogoThe free mobile app, "BeSeen," was created to enable families and schools around the world to learn how to use the Internet safely and responsibly. MORE
Thursday, October 13, 2011

Qatar Campus Sets Enrollment Record With 41 Qatari Nationals

The first-year class of 107 students includes the most Qataris since the campus opened in 2004.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

RoboBowl Features Five Finalists With Innovative Health Care Ideas

RoboBowl Pittsburgh is intended to find and foster startup and early-stage companies seeking to develop products and services that address unmet and underserved market needs in the health care and quality of life industries. MORE
Thursday, October 13, 2011

Nominations for 2012 Education Awards Are Now Being Accepted

Nominations for the 2012 Doherty, Ryan, Lazarus and Gelfand awards are due Nov. 7. MORE
Thursday, October 13, 2011

News Briefs

The Resonsible Conduct of Research Seminar Series, Alicia Angemeer's collection efforts for the Animal Rescue League and the closure of restrooms in Margaret Morrison Carnegie Hall, Oct. 21-23, are the subjects in this week's news briefs. MORE
Thursday, October 13, 2011

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Edmund Clarke, Cyrus Forough, Jack Mostow and Kathy Newman. MORE