April-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

Thursday, April 26, 2012

City Approves CMU Master Plan

Carnegie Mellon's 10-year Master Plan will guide the university's growth through 2022. Proposed projects include a new biomedical-energy-nanotechnology building between Wean, Hamerschlag and Roberts halls; a new building for the Tepper School of Business at the Morewood parking lot site; additions to the University Center and renovations to Skibo Gym to enhance space for athletics, fitness and recreation; an extension to Margaret Morrison Carnegie Hall toward Donner Hall; and transforming the "Cut" at Morewood and Forbes into a formal entrance for the university.
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Thursday, April 26, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Chester Spatt, Dan Nagin, Venkatesan Guruswami and George Cowan.
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Thursday, April 26, 2012

2012 Alumni Awardees Announced

The Alumni Association has announced the 2012 Alumni Award Honorees. The university will celebrate their accomplishments and contributions during Ceilidh Weekend at the annual Alumni Awards Ceremony at 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 5 in Rangos Hall, University Center.
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Thursday, April 19, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include information on nominations for the 2012 Andy Awards; open enrollment for parking; the Silicon Valley campus' Disaster Workshops, May 2-3; libraries to circulate iPads, sewing machines; the Student Employee Appreciation Lunch; and English reinstates honors society.
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Thursday, April 19, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include the "Last Lecture" enhanced ebook edition; the CMWA awards three scholarships; a research opportunities program for female students at the Qatar campus; Silicon Valley campus hosts Disaster Workshops, May 2-3; and ANSI Accredits Software Engineering Institute program.
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Thursday, April 19, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Eric Xing; Eric Berryman; David Klahr, Sharon Carver, Jeff Shrager and Robert Siegler; Danith Ly; Jon Rubin, John Pena and Dawn Weleski; and Robert Wilburn.
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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