September 13: Vol. 23, No. 10-Faculty & Staff News - Carnegie Mellon University

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September 13: Vol. 23, No. 10

Thursday, September 13, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Symposium To Preview New Energy Institute; Honorary Degree Nominations Due Oct. 15; Department of English's Literary and Cultural Studies Program Celebrates 25 Years; Campus Conversation on Climate Change; Nominations Now Open for Education Awards; School of Music Launches Facebook Page for the Orchestras; Institutional Research and Analysis Offers Reseach Capacity Workshop Series; Buggy Freeroll Practices To Begin; Reserve Clusters Multimedia Items Online; Washington Semester Program Offers Information Sessions.
Thursday, September 13, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Reza Vali; Astria Suparak; Josh Centor; Holly Hippensteel; Yuan Zhou; and Sanjiban Choudhury, Ruta Desai, Min Kyung Lee, Martina Rau and Zeyu Zheng. MORE