February 2: Vol. 22, No. 28-Faculty & Staff News - Carnegie Mellon University

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February 2: Vol. 22, No. 28

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Associate Vice President for Research Burkett To Retire

Richard McCullough, vice president for research at Carnegie Mellon, announced on Friday that Associate Vice President for Research Susan Burkett will be retiring, effective June 30, 2012, after 37 years at CMU.

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Thursday, February 2, 2012

MOVEPGH Kicks-off Transportation Plan

The Pittsburgh Department of City Planning is hosting a public kick-off meeting 6-8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 2, at Porter Hall, to discuss the City of Pittsburgh's first transportation plan. The plan will guide transportation decisions and spending for the next 25 years. MORE
Thursday, February 2, 2012

CMU Portugal’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence Program Comes to Pittsburgh

Four Portuguese companies currently in the program are coming to visit CMU and Pittsburgh Feb. 8-10. 
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Thursday, February 2, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include Athletics' Faculty and Staff Family Day, CMU Qatar's three new lecture series, the Student Employee of the Year Award, AED/CPR training classes; a new Weight Watchers at Work session; the BRIDGES Program for middle school students; Carnegie Mellon Today magazine receives awards; discount ticket offers for Pittsburgh Cultural Trust events; graduate student award nominations; and the Washington Semester Program.
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Thursday, February 2, 2012

Volunteers Needed for Intel Science and Engineering Fair

Intel Fair LogoPittsburgh will host 1,600 high school student finalists and their families from 65 countries for the 2012 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, May 13-18 at the David Lawrence Convention Center. MORE
Thursday, February 2, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are David Lewis, Susan Burkett, Ziv Bar-Joseph, Larry Biegler, Peter Cooke, Ping Li, Franz Mendonsa and Michael Honeck, and Roxanne Benjamin. MORE