2013-Faculty & Staff News - Carnegie Mellon University

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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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Thursday, November 14, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Vivian Loftness; Chris Pistorius; Robert Swendsen; Pratibha Anjali Dohar; Eric Werner and Don Firesmith.
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Thursday, November 7, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Time To Select Your Benefits for 2014; 20th Annual Food Drive: Help Feed the Hungry; CMU-Q Networks With Local Business Community; Professional Writing Program Offers Info Session for Staff; Student Team Wins Architectural Award for Mobile Water Park; 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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Thursday, November 7, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Leonardo Balada, Nancy Galbraith and Reza Vali; Nancy Mead; Michael Campayno; Alan Russell; Jon Peha; Astria Suparak; and Kevin González and Lauren Shapiro.
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Thursday, October 31, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Open Enrollment for Benefits Runs Nov. 4-18; CMU Participates in Transform Africa Summit; Marija Ilic Leads Smart Grid Research Team; Shop and Support CMU's Children's School; Wanted: Student Applicants for Spring Posner Center Internship; Alumni Association Board Seeks New Members; Alcohol, Drug Policies Online; Give to the United Way; Nominations Due for Dietrich College Teaching Award; AED/CPR Training Offered; Nominations Now Open for Education Awards.

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Thursday, October 31, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Dennis Schebetta; Amna AlZeyara; Paula Martin; Marilyn Taft Thomas; Amir Rahnamay-Aza; Elaine King; Kiron Skinner; Victor Hwang; and Alex John London and Jay D. Aronson.
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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Bryant, Lehoczky Stepping Down in 2014

BryantLehoczkyLehoczky, the Thomas Lord University Professor of Statistics, will return full time to his faculty position in the Department of Statistics. Bryant, a University Professor of Computer Science, will return full time to his faculty position in the Computer Science Department after a one-year sabbatical. MORE
Thursday, October 24, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Benter Foundation Endows Math Scholarship; PSC Lands $7.6 Million NSF Grant; Alumni Association Board Seeks New Members; DEA National Take Back Day is Saturday; Alcohol, Drug Policies Online; Give to the United Way; Nominations Due for Dietrich College Teaching Award; C-MITES Offers Fun Classes for Bright Kids; Texbook Adoptions Due; Staff Council Offers Tickets to Idlewild's Hallowboo; Open Benefits Forum is Oct. 29; AED/CPR Training Offered; Nominations Now Open for Education Awards.

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Thursday, October 24, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Richard Purcell; Grace Kihumba; Thomas Rainey; Ian Gorton and John Klein; Houda Bouamor, Behrang Mohit, Kemal Oflazer, Abderrahmen Mtibaa and Khaled Harras; and Raunaq Gandhok.
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Thursday, October 17, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Students Share Love for Science at Live Show Monday; CMU United Way Campaign Underway; Nominations Due for Dietrich College Teaching Award; Air Quality Mobile Lab Debuts Saturday; C-MITES Offers Fun Classes for Bright Kids; Texbook Adoptions Due; CIT To Host Dowd-ICES Fellowship Seminar; Staff Council Offers Tickets to Idlewild's Hallowboo; Open Benefits Forum is Oct. 29; AED/CPR Training Offered; Nominations Now Open for Education Awards.

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Thursday, October 17, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: R. Ravi and Andris Zoltners; Ed Schlesinger; Nathan Michael; Ricky Law; Abhishek Alla; Baruch Fischhoff, Julie Downs and Gabrielle Wong-Parodi; and Imero Fiorentino and Robert Cosgrove Jr.
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Thursday, October 10, 2013

Andy Award Winners Announced

Andy Awards LogoThe university-wide program, named for founders Andrew Carnegie and Andrew Mellon, honors staff for their outstanding performance, commitment and positive impact on the university in six categories: Dedication; Commitment to Students; Innovation; Culture; University Citizenship; and University Contributions. MORE
Thursday, October 10, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: University of Salford Reps To Visit Today; Lecture Series Honors the Lehoczkys; Environmental History Lecture Series To Begin; CMU United Way Campaign Begins; Applications Due for Berkman Faculty Development Fund; CIT To Host Dowd-ICES Fellowship Seminar; Fall Fitness Walking Challenge Underway; Staff Council Offers Tickets to Idlewild's Hallowboo; Town Hall Meetings for VP for Research; Open Benefits Forum is Oct. 29; AED/CPR Training Offered; Memorial Soccer Tournament Planned for Oct. 13.

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Thursday, October 10, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Subra Suresh; Michael McHenry, Leonardo Balada, Robert Fallon and Emma Steele.
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Thursday, October 3, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Search Committee Hosts Town Hall Meetings; University of Salford Reps To Visit Oct. 10; Light-Up Nights at Mellon Institute; Libraries' Survey, Accunt Login Updated; CMU-SV Travel Hackathon; Annual Security Report Now Online; Open Benefits Forum is Oct. 29; Margaret Morrision St. Restrictions; FMS Drive Closed Oct. 5; Hamerschlag Exit Closed for Construction; AED/CPR Training Offered; Donut Dash Benefits Children's Hospital; Register for Relay for Life, Oct. 4-5; Memorial Soccer Tournament Planned for Oct. 13.

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Thursday, October 3, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Subra Suresh; Kathy Newman; and Selma Limam Mansar, Divakaran Liginial and Maher Hakim.
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Thursday, September 26, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: MSCF Program Earns #1 Ranking; Carnegie Mellon Qatar's 10th Year Opens With Record Enrollment; CMU Night at the PSO is Oct. 12; AED/CPR Training Offered; Seeking Student Science Stories; Alumni Return for Cabaret; ISO To Host Mobile Device Security Day, Oct. 3; Donut Dash Benefits Children's Hospital; Register for Relay for Life, Oct. 4-5; Memorial Soccer Tournament Planned for Oct. 13; and Goodman's Work Now in Digital Archives Collection.

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Thursday, September 26, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Neil M. Donahue; Anne Witchner Levin; Maria Sensi Sellner; Jon Klancher; Chris Jones; Allan Meltzer; Ashlie Henery; Michael Tarr and Peter Stick; and Jason Hong and Carmel Majidi.
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Thursday, September 19, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Faculty Participate in Asia Pacific Economic Forum; Alumni Return for Cabaret To Benefit Drama's Senior Showcase; New Scholarly Communications Website Released; Football Family Day is Sept. 28; ISO To Host Mobile Device Security Day, Oct. 3; Register for Relay for Life, Oct. 4-5; Efforts To Reduce Electricity Use a Success; Weight Watchers at CMU; Nominations Now Open for Education Awards; Responsible Conduct of Research Seminar Series Continues.
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Thursday, September 19, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Gary Fedder; Marlene Behrmann; Eric Nyberg; Kelvin Gregory; Steve Awodey; Alex John London, Jay Aronson and Lisa Parker;  James Swartz, Patrick Macedo, Jon Kinol and Geoff Entress; Manuel Blum, Edmund Clarke, Raj Reddy and Dana S. Scott; and Jason Richard Koenig, Anuj Kumar, Gabriela Marcu, Ishan Misra and Mrinmaya Sachan.
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Thursday, September 12, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: MPD Program Transitioning To Become Part of CMU's New "I-Institute"; Henry Armero Memorial Award Established; Sponsored ID Card Request Process Changes; Nominations Now Open for Education Awards; CMU Team Takes 2nd Place at PennApps Hackathon; Responsible Conduct of Research Seminar Series Continues; Adult Learn To Swim Classes Begin; Proposals for Dietrich College Colloquium Due Sept 15;  New Online System for Research Conflict of Interest Disclosures.
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Thursday, September 12, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Robert M. Dammon; Jason Hendershot; Barbara Mackenzie-Wood; Kevin Zollman; Martin Gaynor; and Claire Gubbins.
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Thursday, September 5, 2013

CMU Among Global Leaders at Summer Davos

WEF logoCarnegie Mellon will once again have a seat at the table among the premier thought leaders around the globe at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions in China (Summer Davos), Sept. 11-13. MORE
Thursday, September 5, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Responsible Conduct of Research Seminar Series Continues; Adult Learn To Swim Classes Begin; 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, September 5, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Brad Myers; Andrew Shaindlin; Alex Hills; Raja Sooriamurthi; and M. Bernardine Dias, Matthew Gaston, Anya Martin, M. Shernell Smith and Venessa Veltre.
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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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Thursday, August 1, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Subra Suresh; Joel Greenhouse; Kathryn Roeder; Scott Sandage; Suttirat Anne Larlarb; Stratos Pistikopoulos; Joel McManus, Aditya S. Khair, Jonathan Minden, Veronica Hinman, Bruce Alan Armitage and Danith H. Ly; and Lucian Caste.
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Thursday, July 25, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: New Online System for Research Conflict of Interest Disclosures; Abandoned Bicycles To Be Removed Today; Hamburg Hall Parking Lot To Close Aug. 3-4; CFA South Entrance Being Restored; Old Faculty Course Evaluation Website To Be Retired; Silicon Valley Campus Startup Raises $2.4M in Seed Funding; Hunt Institute To Feature International Artists; CTTEC To Provide Seminars on Implications of America Invents Act; Alumni Award Nominations Open.
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Thursday, July 25, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Ariel Procaccia; Lynn Brusco; Joy Ying Zhang; Kannan Srinivasan; Karim Kassam; Margaret Cox; Michael Cunningham; and Sam Zbarsky.
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Thursday, July 18, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: CMU Signs MoU With Qatar Airways; Hunt Institute To Feature International Artists; Blacklight Research Leads to New Stock Exchange Rules; CTTEC To Provide Seminars on Implications of America Invents Act; Wean Hall Masonry Repairs To Continue Into November; Alumni Award Nominations Now Open.
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Thursday, July 18, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Subra Suresh; Lenore Blum; Carmel Majidi; Robbee Kosak; and Peter Lee, Rich Rashid, Jeannette Wing and Qi Lu.
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Thursday, July 11, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: CTTEC To Provide Seminars on Implications of America Invents Act; Pennsylvania Allocates $500,000 for Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center; UC Lap Pool Closing for Maintenance; School of Music Centennial Magazine Now Available; CMU Ranked No. 2 Among Top US Schools for Game Design; Alumni Award Nominations Now Open.
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Thursday, July 11, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Richard Scheines and Steven Klepper; Linda Argote; Joseph Kadane; Martin Griss; Pulkit Grover; Jay Aronson, Baruch Fischhoff and Taylor Seybolt; Maggie Burke; Michael Campayno; Vivian Wang, Justin Edmund, Sabrina Majeed, Julius Tarng, David Yen and Albert Yih.
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Thursday, June 27, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Andy Award Nominations Due July 10; School of Music Centennial Magazine Now Available; ETC Ranked No. 2 Among Top US Schools for Game Design; Miller Gallery Seeks Riot Grrrl Materials; Seeking Senior Citizens for Classes in Dalcroze Eurhythmics; Alumni Award Nominations Now Open; Hunt Library Elevator Out of Service.
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Thursday, June 27, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Kevin Monahan; Larry Lee; Tom Cooley; Jennifer Cox-Siegel; Christopher Genovese and Scott Berry; James Bursley; Eric Whitman; and Jeffrey Hunker.
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Thursday, June 13, 2013

Carnegie Mellon Boosts Presence at NAFSA Conference

NAFSA ConferenceTwelve CMU staff members were on hand, opening the dialogue on topics related to international education. MORE
Thursday, June 13, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: CMU Board Elects New Trustees; New Photo ID Submissions Due June 15; EH&S To Conduct Building Evacuations July 5; Alumni Starup Gets Spot at Apple Conference; Alumni Award Nominations Now Open; University Store Sale; Hunt Library Elevator To Be Out of Service; Oakland Farmers Market Open Every Friday; PAT To Adjust Routes Sunday, June 16; Women's Association To Host Summer Brown Bag Lunch; Summer Camp To Focus on Science; Athletics Offers Summer Camps for Kids; and Andy Award Nominations Due July 10. MORE
Thursday, June 13, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Burcu Akinci and Bruno Sinopoli; Jeff Abels, Kristen Jackson and Anissa Myers; Breanna Stillo, Katie Cecil and Ian Bangor. MORE
Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Applause, Applause

Tony AwardsCarnegie Mellon President Jared L. Cohon sent an email to the university community regarding this year's Tony Awards, in which a record-high six alumni were selected to receive Broadway's highest honor. MORE
Thursday, June 6, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Wall Street Journal Touts Miller Gallery; CMU Police Participate in Torch Run for Special Olympics; University Store Sale; PAT To Adjust Routes Sunday, June 16; Carnegie Mellon Women's Association To Host Summer Brown Bag Lunches; Summer Camp To Focus on Science; Athletics Offers Summer Camps for Kids; and Andy Award Nominations Due July 10. MORE
Thursday, June 6, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Daniel P. Siewiorek; Rochelle Athey; Josh Centor; Gabriela Hug; Gregory Wheeler; and Bryan Rogers. MORE
Thursday, May 30, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: WRCT Wins Intercollegiate Radio Competition; PAT To Adjust Routes Sunday, June 16; Carnegie Mellon Women's Association To Host Summer Brown Bag Lunches; Summer Camp To Focus on Science; Athletics Offers Summer Camps for Kids; and Andy Award Nominations Due July 10. MORE
Thursday, May 30, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Katie Cecil; Timothy Leonardi; Tim Verstynen; Candace Thille; and Steven Klepper. MORE
Thursday, May 23, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Libraries Launch APC Fund; Carnegie Mellon Women's Association To Host Summer Brown Bag Lunches; Miller Gallery Opens First Exhibit in Los Angeles; Summer Camp To Focus on Science; Athletics Offers Summer Camps for Kids; Review the Final Draft of CMU's Periodic Review Report; and Andy Award Nominations Due July 10. MORE
Thursday, May 23, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Marilú Lundeen; Baruch Fischhoff and Tamar Krishnamurti; Susan Bassett; Anmol Misra, Abhishek Dubey and Dena Haritos Tsamitis; and Dan Gilman. MORE
Thursday, May 16, 2013

CMU Kennywood Picnic Set for July 13

KennywoodThe ticket sale begins June 11. Employees can purchase one ticket for $10 with their CMU ID (valid on the July 13 picnic day only), up to four additional tickets for $15 each, and up to five more tickets for $20 each. Sandcastle ($21) and Idlewild ($24.99) tickets also will be available. MORE
Thursday, May 16, 2013

Dennis Schebetta Wins Film Competition

Dennis SchebettaHis script, “My Date With Adam,” received the Ellen Weiss Kander Award, which provides $20,000 to produce and film his short movie this summer. The movie, which he plans to shoot locally, will debut at Pittsburgh’s Three Rivers Film Festival in November. MORE
Thursday, May 16, 2013

Staff Celebration Picnic is Wednesday, May 22

We Thank YouPresident Jared L. Cohon and Provost and Executive Vice President Mark Kamlet invite you to the Staff Picnic, an opportunity to celebrate all that you do for CMU! The picnic will be held from 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the University Center's Wiegand Gym and Rangos Hall. MORE
Thursday, May 16, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Staff Council Reps Elected for 2013-15; SEI Presents Staff Awards; Washington Series Focuses on Protecting Critical Infrastructures; Credit Union Loan Rates; New SMART ID Cards To Be Issued for Pittsburgh Campus. MORE
Thursday, May 16, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Marios Savvides; Donna Morosky; Astria Suparak; Susie Cribbs; and Stan Charap.
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Thursday, May 9, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Parking Restrictions, Stadium Closed for Commencement; "Girl of Steel" Wins National Dean's List Honor; Carnegie Mellon Today Wins Communicator Awards; Costco Invites Teachers To Shop; New SMART ID Cards To Be Issued for Pittsburgh Campus; Credit Union Loan Rates; Andy Award Nominations Now Open; Libaries Call for Nominations; and CMU To Add Women's Golf Program. MORE
Thursday, May 9, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Nancy Galbraith; Lowry Burgess; Josef Dadok; Lorrie Faith Cranor; Ian Bangor. MORE
Thursday, May 2, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Parking Open Enrollment Continues Through May 3; New SMART ID Cards To Be Issued for Pittsburgh Campus; Vote for Staff Council At-Large Reps; Andy Award Nominations Now Open; Libaries Call for Nominations; PSC, Notre Dame Partner To Eradicate Malaria; and CMU To Add Women's Golf Program. MORE
Thursday, May 2, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Rob Rogers; Jendayi Frazer; Terrance Hayes; David Dzombak; and John C. Reynolds.
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Thursday, April 25, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Parking Open Enrollment Continues Through May 3; New SMART ID Cards To Be Issued for Pittsburgh Campus; Vote for the New ID Card Design; Staff Council Elects New Officers; Vote for Staff Council At-Large Reps; Student Activities Calls for Organization Award Nominations; Andy Award Nominations Now Open; Libaries Call for Nominations; Roberts Road To Close April 29-October 2015. MORE
Thursday, April 25, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Nancy Ko; Alex John London; Illah Nourbakhsh; Jeffrey Zaslow and Elaine Konigsburg. MORE
Thursday, April 18, 2013

Interactive Spring Carnival

Spring CarnivalSpring Carnival is always a big celebration. This year, it's even bigger. In a year recognizing the success of the Inspire Innovation, and Scotch 'n' Soda's 75th anniversary, new twists will provide added dimensions to the fun. MORE
Thursday, April 18, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Vote for Most Innovative Carnival Booth; Meet Candidate for Dean of Libraries; Parking Open Enrollment Begins Monday, April 22; Help Choose the Next ID Card Design; Libaries Call for Nominations; Sorrells Library To Close for Renovations, May 15-Aug. 10; Carnegie Mellon Honors Student Employees; Vera Bradley Sale Benefits Pittsburgh Women's Shelter; Roberts Road To Close April 29-October 2015. MORE
Thursday, April 18, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Laurie Barkman; Kiron Skinner; Faith Hall and Riley Ohlson; and Carol Hamilton. MORE
Thursday, April 11, 2013

Buhl Lecture

HoltkampWhile the best-known particle accelerators are enormous, bigger isn't always better. Norbert Holtkamp, associate laboratory director for the accelerator directorate at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, will provide a look at the future of accelerator technology when he delivers the Buhl Lecture in Theoretical Physics at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 23 in the Mellon Institute Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public. MORE
Thursday, April 11, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Seeking Your Input on Professional Development Opportunities; Meet Candidate for Dean of University Libraries; Sorrells Library To Close for Renovations, May 15-Aug. 10; Vera Bradley Sale Benefits Pittsburgh Women's Shelter; FMS Now Activating Cooling Systems; Roberts Road To Close April 29-October 2015; Staff Council Committee Changes Name To Better Reflect Mission; MPD Program Celebrates 10th Anniversary Friday; Student Activities To Present Student Organization Awards; Group Swimming Lessons Begin; Tartans Host Fun Field Day for Kids. MORE
Thursday, April 11, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Aarti Singh; Diana Marculescu; Christopher Bettinger and Jay Whitacre; Justin Cranshaw and Julian Shun. MORE
Thursday, April 4, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Meet Candidates for Dean of University Libraries; Drama Alums Screen New Indie Film; Conflict Kitchen Reopens in Schenley Plaza; CMU Discount Available for Mercury Soul Friday; CMU-led Team Awarded Additive Manufacturing Funding; Group Swimming Lessons Begin; Spring Carnival Concert Features Ludacris; Staff Council Al-Large Nominations Open Through April 5; Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day Registration Now Open; Student Employee Appreciation Week; University Libraries Want Your Feedback; Tartans Host Fun Field Day for Kids; McGinnis Venture Competition Spotlights Student Innovation; Dietrich College Seeks Student Volunteers To Organize Colloquium; Road Closures for Scott Hall Construction. MORE
Thursday, April 4, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Gloriana St. Clair; Chien Ho; Anthony (Tony) Wasserman; Courtney Wittekind, Catherine Byrd and Margaret Schervish. MORE
Thursday, March 28, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Candidates for Dean of University Libraries To Present Their Vision for the Future; Staff Council Al-Large Nominations Open Through April 5; Graduate Student Week is April 1-5; Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day Registration Begins April 1; University Libraries Want Your Feedback; CMU Partners With Alcoa for Recycling Intiaitve; Tartans Host Fun Field Day for Kids; Staff Discount Available for Comedy Show; Road Closures for Scott Hall Construction. MORE
Thursday, March 28, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: George Loewenstein; Kiron Skinner; Kevin Zollman; Radu Marculescu; Carmel Majidi; John Paul Ito; and Mark Kryder and Philip LeDuc. MORE
Thursday, March 21, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Students, President Cohon To Shine at Campus Superstars Tonight; Nominations for MCS Staff Awards Due Tomorrow; Tartans Host Fun Field Day for Kids; Staff Discount Available for Comedy Show; Road Closures for Scott Hall Construction; Undergrads Switching to Google for Email and Calendar; Register for Student Employee Appreciation Lunch; Buggy Freeroll Practices Scheduled; and AED Training Classes Scheduled. MORE
Thursday, March 21, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Robert Strauss; Huiwen Li; Lori Holt; Jendayi Frazer; Shafi Goldwasser and Silvio Micali; and Brian Johnston.
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Thursday, March 21, 2013

Eberly Center, OTE Merge Under Marsha Lovett

Mark Kamlet and Amy Burkert have announced that the Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence and the Office of Technology for Education have merged to form the Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence and Educational Innovation.
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Thursday, March 14, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: CMU To Shine in "Campus Superstar" Competition; Mellon College of Science Calls for Nominations for Staff Recognition Awards; Register for Student Employee Appreciation Lunch; Cluster Reservations for Fall Due March 22; Update: Roberts Road To Close March 25-April 6; ; Publish Life Science Articles for Free; Call for Entries: "Steamrolled Print Editions: Live Printing"; Buggy Freeroll Practices Scheduled; Students Invited To Participate in CMU ID Card Contest; C-MITES Weekend Workshops To Begin; Credit Union Offers Special Loan Rate; and AED Training Classes Scheduled. MORE
Thursday, March 14, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Linda Anderson; John R. Anderson; Nancy Galbraith; Kiron Skinner; Madelyn Glymour; David Brumley, Gautam Iyer, Seyoung Kim and Rachel Mandelbaum; and Daniel Teadt and Karen Roethlisberger Verm. MORE
Thursday, March 7, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Enrollment Services Announces Summer Studies Website; Cluster Reservations for Fall Due March 22; Update: Roberts Road To Close March 25-April 6; Publish Life Science Articles for Free; Electrical Shutdowns Planned for March 12-13; Call for Entries: "Steamrolled Print Editions: Live Printing"; Buggy Freeroll Practices Scheduled; Students Invited To Participate in CMU ID Card Contest; C-MITES Weekend Workshops To Begin; Credit Union Offers Special Loan Rate; and AED Training Classes Scheduled. MORE
Thursday, March 7, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: James Miller; Jack Mostow; Marian Aguiar; Dawn Winters; Christopher Warren, Mike Finegold and Cosma Shalizi; and George Roberts. MORE
Thursday, February 28, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Hear Ideas Worth Spreading Sunday; Buggy Freeroll Practices Begin March 2; Students Invited to Participate in CMU ID Card Contest; ETC Co-Sponsors Contest To Create New Mobile Health Care Technologies; Men's Indoor Track Team Wins First UAA Title; C-MITES Weekend Workshops To Begin; Children's School Hosts Family Water Festival; Roberts Road To Close for Scott Hall Utility Work; Credit Union Offers Special Rate; and AED Training Classes Scheduled. MORE
Thursday, February 28, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Jared L. Cohon; Reza Vali; Sheng Shen; Alex John London; Franz Franchetti; Franco Sciannameo; and Leonard Gelfand. MORE
Thursday, February 21, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Whittaker Leads NASA Study; C-MITES Weekend Workshops To Begin; Children's School Hosts Family Water Festival; Roberts Road To Close for Scott Hall Utility Work; Bakery Square Parking at a Premium; Credit Union Offers Special Rate; AED Training Classes Scheduled; and Recruiting TODSTW Presenters, Volunteers. MORE
Thursday, February 21, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Laurie Weingart and Mary L. Pretz-Lawson.
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Thursday, February 14, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: CIT Names Faculty Award Winners; Roberts Road To Shutdown for Scott Hall Utility Work; Bakery Square Parking at a Premium; Credit Union Offers Special Rate; CMU-Rwanda Receives Grant To Improve Health Care in Developing Countries; Students, Faculty Blog Aout Social Change Semester; CMU Press' Latest Poetry Book a Top Pick by Publishers Weekly; Share Your Opinions with Computing Services; Turnshek Hosts Writing Workshop for Teens; AED Training Classes Scheduled; and Recruiting TODSTW Presenters, Volunteers. MORE
Thursday, February 14, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Jared L. Cohon; Jendayi Frazer; Alberto Almarza; Timothy X. Brown; Joyce Moore; and Dan Barnett. MORE
Thursday, February 7, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: SCS Awards Presented at Founders' Day; Dietrich College Names Grad Student Teaching Winners; Share Your Opinions with Computing Services; CMU-Q Students Stage "Hackathon"; CMU-Q Teams Finish One, Two in Programming Contest; Turnshek Hosts Writing Workshop for Teens; and AED Training Classes Scheduled.
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Thursday, February 7, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Krzysztof Matyjaszewski; Onur Mutlu; Anthony Stanton; Larry Biegler; Edmund Clarke; Leshu Torchin; Tom Cullen; Yu Seung Kim; Aapo Kyrölä; and Gennady Pekhimenko and Jeff Rzeszotarski. MORE
Thursday, January 31, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: CIT Presents Staff Awards; Carnegie Mellon Today Earns Top Honors; PSC Symposium Launches New Supercomputer; CMWA To Host Mardi Gras Lunch Feb. 12; 2011-2012 Carnegie Mellon Factbook Now Online; Student Affairs Coordinates Book Drive in Memory of Sandy Hook Victims; Graduate Student Service and Teaching Award Nominations Due Feb. 8; and Student Employee of the Year Nominations Due Feb. 20. MORE
Thursday, January 31, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Charles Evans; Joseph B. (Jay) Kadane; Dahlia Haynes; David Brumley; Radu Marculescu and Jingcao Hu; Andrew Carlisle and Andrew Bova; and George Orn and Philip Shing. MORE
Thursday, January 24, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Global Communication Center To Celebrate Grand Opening; Hunt library Exhibit Documents City of Asylum Writer; First Textbook on Quality of Life Technologies Released; CMU Joins HathiTrust; Student Affairs Coordinates Book Drive in Memory of Sandy Hook Victims; Graduate Student Service and Teaching Award Nominations Due Feb. 8; and Student Employee of the Year Nominations Due Feb. 20. MORE
Thursday, January 24, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Michael McHenry; Teresa Thomas; Ignacio Grossmann; R. James Whipple; Daniel Teadt; Kevin Fall; Alex John London; Joseph B. (Jay) Kadane; Kathy M. Newman; Gabriela Hug; and Jeffrey Balmert, Colleen Pulawski and Steven Robertson. MORE
Thursday, January 17, 2013

CMU Among Global Leaders at World Economic Forum

For the third straight year, Carnegie Mellon will be at the table with global business, government and academic leaders discussing ideas to improve the world. MORE
Thursday, January 17, 2013

CMU To Co-host Pittsburgh Innovation Party at SXSW

sxswCarnegie Mellon and the Pittsburgh Technology Council have joined forces to stage the Pittsburgh Innovation Party at South by Southwest (SXSW), a tech, music and media conference in Austin, Texas. The party, which will be open to SXSW Film and Interactive registrants, will highlight the best of Pittsburgh innovation and include a showcase of projects featuring companies and students. MORE
Thursday, January 17, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Student Affairs Coordinates Book Drive in Memory of Sandy Hook Victims; Presenters Needed for Daughters and Sons to Work Day; Roberts Road Closed Jan. 8-21; Graduate Student Service and Teaching Award Nominations Due Feb. 8; Outrage! CMU Book Explores Art, Controversy and Society; Computing Services Opens Lending Center in UC; Shuttle/Escort Adds New Service From 300 S. Craig St. Stop; Student Hour With the President; Fitness Challenge Begins Jan. 28; CMU Portugal Hosts Symposium Jan. 21 and Weight Watchers Offered at CMU. MORE
Thursday, January 17, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Dena Haritos Tsamitis; Lowry Burgess; Shawn Brown; George Loewenstein; Alex John London; Jeannette Wing and Amy Zaremski; Volker Hartkopf, David Archer, Azizan Aziz, Nina Baird, Erica Cochran, Khee Poh Lam, Bertrand Lasternas, Stephen Lee and Vivian Loftness; and Ali Momeni, Shana Moulton and Elaine Tin Nyo. MORE
Thursday, January 10, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Shuttle/Escort Adds New Service From 300 S. Craig St. Stop; Student Hour With the President; Fitness Challenge Begins Jan. 28; "Imperfect Health" Exhibit Continues at Miller Gallery; CMU Portugal Hosts Symposium Jan. 21; Weight Watchers Offered at CMU; and Restaurant Week Offers Lunch for $5.
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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Lori Holt; George Loewenstein; and Chris Harrison.
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