February 9: Vol. 22, No. 29-Faculty & Staff News - Carnegie Mellon University

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February 9: Vol. 22, No. 29

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Obituary: Last Lecture Co-Author, Alumnus Jeffrey Zaslow Killed in Car Accident

Jeffrey ZaslowThe Wall Street Journal reported that he lost control of his car while driving on a snowy road and collided with a truck in northern Michigan. He was 53.
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Thursday, February 9, 2012

President Cohon Elected to National Academy of Engineering

CohonCarnegie Mellon President Jared L. Cohon was elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) today (Feb. 9), one of the highest professional distinctions granted to an engineer. Cohon was elected for his contributions to environmental systems analysis and national policy and leadership in higher education. MORE
Thursday, February 9, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include Athletics' Faculty and Staff Family Day; a contest in which students could win $20,000 for an innovative and sustainable idea; buggy freeroll practice dates; the Student Employee of the Year Award; AED/CPR training classes; the ETC Press; discount ticket offers for Pittsburgh Cultural Trust events; graduate student award nominations; and summer cluster reservations.
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Thursday, February 9, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Susan Polansky, Illah Nourkbaksh, Greg Lowry, Shelly Anna, Cyrus Forough, Reza Vali, Justine Cassell, Burr Settles and Ignacio Grossmann.
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Thursday, February 9, 2012

CMU Among Green Power Leaders

Carnegie Mellon ranks second among colleges and universities in the U.S. for its use of wind and solar power. MORE