2013-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 this weekly e-newsletter, visit https://lists.andrew.cmu.edu/mailman/listinfo/cmu-news. 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.

2013

Thursday, December 19, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Shop Small, Shop Oakland This Season; SMART ID Card Update; CMUPD Takes the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics; CoBots Featured in NSF Video; TechShop Offers Discounts to CMU Community; C-MITES Offers Programs for Gifted Students; Nominations Now Open for Graduate Student Awards; Heinz Club Collecting Flash Drives for Students in Need; University Store To Renew Reading Series; Purchase Discounted Tickets to Kennywood's Holiday Lights; Spring Textbook Adoptions Due.

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Thursday, December 19, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Jared L. Cohon; Eswaran Subrahmanian; Ed Rubin; Jim Daniels; Matt Loebbaka; and Donna Beck and Lynn Berard.
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Thursday, December 12, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: TechShop Offers Discounts to CMU Community; Soccer Stars Earn Academic All-America Honors; C-MITES Offers Programs for Gifted Students; Campus Street Parking Rates Have Changed;Nominations Now Open for Graduate Student Awards; Heinz Club Collecting Flash Drives for Students in Need; Last Call: Review Your Payroll Data; Make Your Pledge to United Way Today; University Store To Renew Reading Series; Purchase Discounted Tickets to Kennywood's Holiday Lights; Spring Textbook Adoptions Due.

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Thursday, December 12, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, Raj Reddy and Subra Suresh; Jendayi Frazer; James Garrett Jr.; Robert Strauss; Burcu Akinci; Lynn Brusco; Elisabeth Kaske; Jay Kadane; Anthony Rowe and Mario Berges;  and David Garlan, James Gosling, Greg Morrisett and Milind Tambe. 
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Thursday, December 5, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Campus Street Parking Rates Have Changed; University Store Sale Friday; Group Exercise Classes Free Dec. 9-13; Nominations Now Open for Graduate Student Awards; CMU To Help Improve Math Instruction in City Schools; Improving Web Access for the Disabled; Clearing the Clutter to Impact Learning; Pittsburghers More Civic-Minded Than Most; Book Fair To Benefit Children's School; Review Your Employee Payroll Data; Support Toys for Tots; Make Your Pledge to United Way Today; University Store To Renew Reading Series; Purchase Discounted Tickets to Kennywood's Holiday Lights; Spring Textbook Adoptions Due.

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Thursday, December 5, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Mark Kamlet and Jay Apt; Metin Sitti; Jose Moura; Mark Baskinger; Barry Luokkala; Jimmy Zhu; Kathryn Roeder; Rich Erdelyi; Sheikha Amna bint Abdulaziz bin Jassim Al-Thani; and Khaled Harras and Dudley Reynolds.
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Thursday, November 21, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: CMU-Alert Test Friday; Major Power Shutdown Sunday; Review Your Employee Payroll Data; CMU Launches New Institute for Strategic Analysis; Hornbostel Biography Airs on WQED-TV Friday; Inkblots Used To Improve Password Security; Programming Teams Dominate Regional Competition; CMU-Q Students Win Enterprise Challenge; Toys for Tots Drive Underway; Support Typhoon Haiyan Relief Through United Way; PSC Receives Four HPCwire Awards; Fall 2013 Quick Facts Online; University Store To Renew Reading Series; Purchase Discounted Tickets to Kennywood's Holiday Lights; Posner Center Internship Applications Due Nov. 25.

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Thursday, November 21, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Robert Strauss; Raj Rajkumar; Kasey Creswell; Nancy Galbraith; Robert Fallon; Chante Cox-Boyd; Lisa Tetrault; Sagar Chaki and Ipek Oskaya.
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Thursday, November 21, 2013

Inflationary Cosmology

Leading astrophysicist Alan H. Guth will address the question if the universe is unique during the first Bennett-McWilliams Lecture at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3 in the Gates-Hillman Center's Rashid Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public. 
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Thursday, November 14, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Open Enrollment Ends Monday; Food Drive Ends Monday; Triple Play: Three Teams Advance to Postseason Play; Toys for Tots Drive Begins Nov. 19; Part-time MBA Program Takes Top Spot; New Initiative To Begin at School of Music; Fall 2013 Quick Facts Online; Carnegie Mellon Today Honored; University Store To Renew Reading Series; Professional Writing Program Offers Info Session for Staff; Shop and Support CMU's Children's School; Purchase Discounted Tickets to Kennywood's Holiday Lights; Wanted: Student Applicants for Spring Posner Center Internship; Alumni Association Board Seeks New Members; United Way Needs Your Support; Spring Texbook Adoptions Due.

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