January 17: Vol. 23, No. 25-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.

January 17: Vol. 23, No. 25

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