October-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, Heidi at opdyke@andrew.cmu.edu or Kelly at ksolman@andrew.cmu.edu.

October

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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