February-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.

February

Thursday, February 27, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: WEF's Top 10 Emerging Technologies List Cites CMU Research; Duolingo Named Best Education Startup; Spinoff Qualifies for Google Lunar XPRIZE Funding; Buggy Practices Begin March 1-2; CMU Alert App Now on Android; Computing Services Switches to ServiceNow; Children's School Hosts Bird Bonanza; Student Employees To Be Honored at Appreciation Lunch; Responsible Conduct of Research Seminars Continue.

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Thursday, February 27, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Marlene Behrmann; Aryn Gittis; Kathy Newman; Martin Gaynor; Daniel Schnitzer; Esther Kunda; Linda Kaplan; Andy Helms; and Howard Brenner.
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Thursday, February 20, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Grab a "Tweet Seat" for Tonight's Concert; Academic Idols Crowned; Alum's Design Helps USA Win Olympic Medals; Spinoff Exhibits at Toy Fair NYC; CMU Alert App Now on Android; CMU Hosts Turkish Music Master; Drawing Symposium Explores Transformative Ideas; EH&S Testing Ice Alert Markers; Student Employee of the Year Nominations Due Tomorrow; Student Employees To Be Honored at Appreciation Lunch; Dates Added for Responsible Conduct of Research Seminar Series; Drink for Pink at The Porch, Feb. 26.

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Thursday, February 20, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Jared Cohon; Jaime Carbonell; Ignacio Grossmann; Jeffrey Bigham; Roberto Gil; Paul D. Nielsen; Joe Trotter Jr.; Thomas Douglas; Saurabh Shintre; and Neil Druckman.
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Thursday, February 13, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Health Care Technology Conference Tomorrow; Scott Institute Announces Energy Grants; Engineering Sponsors Video Contest; CMU Report Commended by Middle States; CMU Technology Teaches Children Fus-ha; Thank You, Donors; EH&S Testing Ice Alert Markers; Student Employee of the Year Award Nominations Now Open; Student Employees To Be Honored at Appreciation Lunch; Dates Added for Responsible Conduct of Research Seminar Series; Seeking Notary Publics; Drink for Pink at The Porch, Feb. 26; Learn to Swim; Safe Driving Classes Scheduled; Close Windows and Check Spaces.

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Thursday, February 13, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Gina Casalegno, Don Coffelt and Lisa Krieg; Subra Suresh; Michael Scheier; Alan Russell; and Lenore Blum.
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Thursday, February 6, 2014

Imaginations: CMU Team Wins Top Honors in Disney Competition

CMU Disney Team WinnersThe students used their imagination to create an intercontinental experience truly worthy of Disneyland. MORE
Thursday, February 6, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Locker Room To Be Dedicted In Honor of Dave Maloney; Architecture Students To Improve Housing in Hazelwood; Qatar Students Learn from Nobel Laureate; Qatar Campus Welcomes Distinguished Speakers; Magazine Honored; Back to the Moon Day at Carnegie Science Center; Learn to Swim; Research Conduct Seminar Series Resumes; Orientation Counselor Application Process Has Begun; Carnegie Mellon Factbook Now Online; Safe Driving Classes Scheduled; Close Windows and Check Spaces; Grad Student Award Nominations Due Friday, Feb. 7.

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Thursday, February 6, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Daniel Nagin; Priya Narasimhan; Lorie Cranor; M. Granger Morgan; Charles Swanson; Matthew Scarlett; and Srinath Vaddepally, Kaihei Takagi and Brett Bergman. MORE