February-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.

February

Thursday, February 23, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: SCS Founders' Day; this weekend's Global Service Jam; upcoming AED/CPR classes; a Student Services Suite Team town hall meeting; a student award program for sustainable ideas; the buggy freeroll practice schedule; new ticket offers from the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust; information sessions covering responsible conduct of research; and a Hadoop Users Group meeting on March 21.
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Thursday, February 23, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are President Jared L. Cohon, Joe Trotter, Milton Cofield, Franco Sciannameo, Susanne Slavick, Jeannette Wing, Bill Scherlis, Onur Mutlu, Shawn Litster, Erik Ydstie, Larry Biegler, Jim Hoburg, Nich Sahinidis, Mark Kryder, Hyeontaek Lim, Michelle Mazurek and Kate Hamilton.
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Friday, February 17, 2012

Presidential Search Committee Named

The following letter was sent to the global university community by Ray Lane, chairman of Carnegie Mellon's Board of Trustees, announcing a committee that will lead the search for a successor to President Jared L. Cohon.
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Thursday, February 16, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: CMU begins teaching professional development courses in Rwanda; a grand opening of the SEI Cafe hosted by SEI and Housing and Dining; reservations are due to attend the Carnegie Mellon Women's Association Mardi Gras lunch; 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; discount ticket offers for Pittsburgh Cultural Trust events; and internal communications and media relations awards.
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Thursday, February 16, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Fred Gilman, Larry Biegler, Erik Ydstie, Nick Sahinidis, Liz Keller, Jim Daniels, Sivakumar Loganathan, Lenore Blum and Raymond Haynes.
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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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