September 1: Vol. 22, No. 9-Faculty & Staff News - Carnegie Mellon University

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September 1: Vol. 22, No. 9

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Jim Daniels' "Trigger Man" Tells More Tales of the Motor City

Book coverJim Ray Daniels, a writer well known for capturing the gritty spirit of urban America, has more tales to tell of city life.
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Thursday, September 1, 2011

CMU Hosts RoboBowl Competition for Next "Big Idea"

The Robotics Technology Consortium, Carnegie Mellon and the Innovation Accelerator will host the first RoboBowl competition, titled "Innovation Accelerator @ Carnegie Mellon," at CMU on Oct. 13. The competition is the first of what is expected to be a series of new venture competitions intended to find and foster start-up and early-stage companies seeking to develop "big idea" products and services in health care, manufacturing, national defense, education, and other domains based on next-generation robotics technology.
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Thursday, September 1, 2011

CMU Spinoff Helps You Find Something To Do

OnlyinpghLooking for something different to do in Pittsburgh this weekend? Ask Brett Wiewora, creator of the latest CMU spinoff, OnlyInPgh, an online aggregator that combs the Web to bring you a comprehensive listing of the many unique events happening in the city. MORE
Thursday, September 1, 2011

Cheer on the Tartans at Faculty & Staff Family Day, Saturday, Sept. 10

Tartans AthleticsFaculty & Staff Family Day with the Tartans is Saturday, Sept. 10, when the Carnegie Mellon football team takes on Allegheny College at noon at Gesling Stadium. MORE
Thursday, September 1, 2011

News Briefs

Information sessions for Carnegie Mellon's Washington Semester Program and a special rate for computer loans highlight this week's news briefs.
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Thursday, September 1, 2011

Personal Mention

Read about the recent accomplishments of several faculty and staff members.
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