March 8: Vol. 22, No. 33-Faculty & Staff News - Carnegie Mellon University

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March 8: Vol. 22, No. 33

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Be a Part of the Presidential Search: Open Forums Announced; Website Launched

Presidential SearchSeveral open forums for the Carnegie Mellon community to provide input to the search for a successor to President Jared L. Cohon have been scheduled for the week of March 26. The open forum schedule is included in a new presidential search website that was launched today. MORE
Thursday, March 8, 2012

Tom Bohman Named Head of Mathematical Sciences

Tom BohmanBohman succeeds Roy Nicolaides who served as department head from 2002 through May 2011. During the interim, Bill Hrusa served as acting department head. MORE
Thursday, March 8, 2012

Qatar Campus Welcomes Trio of Distinguished Speakers, Quartet of Musicians

Jay AptJerome Apt, Kurt Mehlhorn and John P. Lehoczk, and CMU's Starling String Quartet will be in Doha next week.
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Thursday, March 8, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: PAT's public comment period ends tomorrow; WRCT's radio program on public tansit in Pittsburgh; fall semester cluster reservations; a San Francisco Bay Area Alumni event; CMWA's March Madness Lunch; EH&S offers additional AED/CPR training classes; spring break hours for recreational facilities; ultimate Frisbee camp; ticket offers from the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust; information sessions covering responsible conduct of research; and a Hadoop Users Group meeting on March 21. MORE
Thursday, March 8, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's personal mentions include Ignacio Grossmann, Eric Paulos, Richard Pell, Stephen Fienberg, Kiron Skinner, James Wynn, Nicole Hassoun and Don Marinelli.
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