August-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.

August

Thursday, August 29, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: University Seeks New VP for Research; Swimming Team Offers Lessons for Kids; Computer Science Prizes Go Hollywood; EH&S Sponsors Emergency Awareness Day, Sept. 3; Proposals for Dietrich College Colloquium Due Sept 15; Applications Due Sept. 9 for Swartz Entrepreneurial Fellows Program; New Online System for Research Conflict of Interest Disclosures.
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Thursday, August 29, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Jonathan Cagan; Patricia Bellan-Gillen; Emma Zink; and Hugh Young.
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Thursday, August 22, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Entrepreneurs Fund Invests in Five More Alumni Startups; EH&S Sponsors Emergency Awareness Day, Sept. 3; Persian Music Festival Set for October; 2013-14 Wall Calendars Now Available; Proposals for Dietrich College Colloquium Due Sept 15;  Applications Being Accepted for Swartz Entrepreneurial Fellows Program; C-MITES Offers Fun Classes for Bright Kids; New Online System for Research Conflict of Interest Disclosures.
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Thursday, August 22, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Subra Suresh; Jay Apt; Kaushik Dayal; Yon Struble; Janet Madelle Feindel; Jim Daniels; James Wynn; and Kiron Skinner.
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Thursday, August 15, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Facebook Acquires CMU Startup; 2013-14 Wall Calendars Now Available; Proposals for Dietrich College Colloquium Due Sept 15;  Applications Being Accepted for Swartz Entrepreneurial Fellows Program; Last Call: Facilitators Needed for Discussions of "The Last Lecture"; C-MITES Offers Fun Classes for Bright Kids; New Online System for Research Conflict of Interest Disclosures; Last Call: Alumni Award Nominations Due Sept. 1.
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Thursday, August 15, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Kiron Skinner; Mitchell Small; Eric Grotzinger; Jon Peha; Sanna Gaspard; Robert Kass, Larry Wasserman, Christopher Genovese, Stephen Fienberg and Kathryn Roeder; and Ardon Shorr, Jesse Dunietz and Adona Iosif.
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Thursday, August 8, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: New Parking Assignments Issued; MPD Program Heading to Former PNC Site; Tennis Courts Under Repair; Seeking Applications for Swartz Entrepreneurial Fellows Program; Facilitators Needed for Discussions of "The Last Lecture"; C-MITES Offers Fun Classes for Bright Kids; New Online System for Research Conflict of Interest Disclosures; Alumni Award Nominations Open.
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Thursday, August 8, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Lenore Blum; Allen Robinson; Nathan Urban; Dennis R. Trumble; Chad Schafer; Jay Kadane; Cleotilde (Coty) Gonzalez; Kathy Lachenauer; and Tayneshia Jefferson.
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Thursday, August 1, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Facilitators Needed for Discussions of "The Last Lecture"; High School Students Get Taste of Life at CMU-Q; Humanoid Robot "Baxter" Joins CMU Research Team; C-MITES Offers Fun Classes for Bright Kids; Discount Tickets to BikeFest and PedalPGH Available; New Online System for Research Conflict of Interest Disclosures; Hamburg Hall Parking Lot To Close Aug. 3-4; CFA South Entrance Being Restored; Hunt Institute To Feature International Artists; Alumni Award Nominations Open.
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