October 6: Vol. 22, No. 14-Faculty & Staff News - Carnegie Mellon University

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October 6: Vol. 22, No. 14

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Lester Lave's Legacy To Live On Through Professorship and Fellowship

Lester LaveLave will be honored by the establishment of a professorship in economics, engineering and public policy, and a fellowship for doctorial studies on innovative areas in economics, public policy and engineering. MORE
Thursday, October 6, 2011

CMU Partners with Dow Chemical to Advance Scientific Research

DDow Chemicalow announced today that it has increased its investment in science programs with leading U.S. universities with a $25 million per year commitment for 10 years. The investment will be distributed among 11 institutions, including CMU. MORE
Thursday, October 6, 2011

National Transportation Group Recognizes Carnegie Mellon’s Smart Parking App

Carnegie Mellon's Traffic21 initiative created the first predictive parking app, helping drivers reduce congestion and delays in downtown Pittsburgh. MORE
Thursday, October 6, 2011

Carnegie Mellon Revises Statment of Assurance

Revised statement includes changes to account for several recent changes in law. MORE
Thursday, October 6, 2011

News Briefs

This weeks news briefs include an offer from the PigPen Theatre Company, a donation call to help the Animal Rescue League and a request for recipies for the Annual Homecoming Chili Cook-off. MORE
Thursday, October 6, 2011

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Zach Negin, Leo Guo, Tom Conerly, Si Young Oh, Aditya Rao, Reza Vali, M. Granger Morgan, Daniel Teadt and Eric Anderson.