April 12: Vol. 22, No. 38-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 the weekly e-newsletter, visit the subscription form. 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.

April 12: Vol. 22, No. 38

Thursday, April 12, 2012

CMU To Name Building for Former President Robert Mehrabian

Robert MehrabianCarnegie Mellon will name the Collaborative Innovation Center (CIC) on its Pittsburgh campus for its seventh president, Robert Mehrabian, during an 11 a.m. ceremony in the CIC lobby on Wednesday, April 18. All members of the university community are invited to attend the naming ceremony. MORE
Thursday, April 12, 2012

Steven Huth Named New CIO and Vice Provost

Steven HuthSteven Huth, chief information officer for Carnegie Mellon Qatar and a member of the Computing Services management team in Pittsburgh, will succeed Joel Smith as CMU's chief information officer and vice provost, effective Aug. 1. This past fall, Smith announced he would be stepping down to join the faculty in CMU's Philosophy Department. MORE
Thursday, April 12, 2012

Carnegie Mellon Concert Choir To Join PSO in Celebration of Broadway, April 12-15

The Carnegie Mellon Concert Choir will appear with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra this week at Heinz Hall in PNC Pops concerts celebrating the much-beloved music from the Broadway hits "Miss Saigon" and "Les Misérables." MORE
Thursday, April 12, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: CMU research into the genetic makeup of autism; the "Last Lecture" enhanced ebook edition; Miller Gallery exhibition opens in California; Tartans Abroad Showcases; Holocaust Memorial and Remembrance Day seeks readers; applications are sought for an internship at the Posner Center; a WSJ memorial gathering for the late Jeff Zaslow; and ticket offers from the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. MORE
Thursday, April 12, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Chris Brussalis, Nico Slate, Paul Hopper and David Shumway.