August 16: Vol. 23, No. 6-Faculty & Staff News - Carnegie Mellon University

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August 16: Vol. 23, No. 6

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Joint Research Project To Improve Prostate, Liver Cancer Diagnosis and Prognosis

Department of HealthCarnegie Mellon recently received nearly $1 million from Pennsylvania's Commonwealth Universal Research Enhancement (CURE) program to develop digital image analysis tools that will guide physicians in identifying and treating aggressive prostate cancer tumors and pediatric liver tumors. MORE
Thursday, August 16, 2012

Alumna Wins Entrepreneurial Contest

Tess LojaconoTess Lojacono is returning to Pittsburgh with a dream.

Lojacono, a graduate of Carnegie Mellon's College of Fine Arts, recently won $100,000 in Pittsburgh's Experienced Dreamers contest, a national competition that invited entrepreneurs 45 years of age or older to submit proposals to launching their dream venture in Pittsburgh.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: New Policy Impacts Federally Funded Researchers; Greek Life Seeks Faculty and Staff Involvement; Seeking Alumni Award Nominations; New Parking Meters Are Being Installed; Escort/Shuttle Service Changes In Effect; CMU CableTV Upgrades In Progress; Preliminary Work Under Way for New Building; Parking Permit Pickup, Aug. 20-23; and University Store Extends Hours. MORE
Thursday, August 9, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Tim Kaulen; Jennifer Aylmer; Jonathan Cagan and Ken Kotovsky. MORE