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Nov. 21: Vol. 24, No. 20
Thursday, November 21, 2013
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. MORE
Thursday, November 21, 2013This week's notables are: Robert Strauss; Raj Rajkumar; Kasey Creswell; Nancy Galbraith; Robert Fallon; Chante Cox-Boyd; Lisa Tetrault; Sagar Chaki and Ipek Oskaya.
Thursday, November 21, 2013Leading 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.