2014-Faculty & Staff News - Carnegie Mellon University

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Thursday, December 18, 2014

CMU Home Page Gets New Look

Home page refreshCarnegie Mellon’s home page, the university’s global "front door," will unveil a new look in early January to better visually represent the university to the growing number of online visitors using mobile devices. MORE
Thursday, December 18, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: CMU Press Publishes Gladys Schmitt Collection; ETC Joins PA Interactive Media Consortium; Change in Custodial Services Coming Soon; Seeking Volunteers for Asthma Research; Discounts at HoneyBaked Ham Company; CAS Accepting Proposals for Performance Initiative; "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" Exhibit on Display; Seeking Participants for Three Minute Thesis Competition; Credit Union Offers Holiday Loan Specials; Kennywood Holiday Lights Tickets Available.
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Thursday, December 18, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: José Moura; Andreea Deciu Ritivoi; Dario Donatelli; Kyle Tomer; Alex Imas; Jason Hong; Kathryn Roeder; Raj Rajkumar; Roberta Klatzky; Kiron Skinner; Philip LeDuc; Tuomas Sandholm and John Dickerson; Xin Li, Shawn Blanton, Pulkit Grover and Don Thomas; and Alex Stevens, Hannah Dubrow, Sarah Hupcey, David Arterberry and Will Gossett. MORE
Thursday, December 11, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Student-Athletes Earn Academic Recognition; Discounts at HoneyBaked Ham Company; Finance Departments, Cash Operations Closing Early Dec. 15; CAS Accepting Proposals for Performance Initiative; "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" Exhibit on Display; Seeking Participants for Three Minute Thesis Competition; Last Call: Support the United Way; Credit Union Offers Holiday Loan Specials; Kennywood Holiday Lights Tickets Available.
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Thursday, December 11, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Beth Kotarski; Kemal Oflazer; Dudley Reynolds; Ignacio Grossmann; Gary Aldrich; Daniel Pillis.
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Thursday, December 4, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Toys for Tots Pick-Up Dec. 9; Students Go to City Council; CAS Accepting Proposals for Performance Initiative; CoBots Reach Milestone; PSC Receives NSF Award for Supercomputer; CMU-Q Team Introduces "Alice" to Middle East; "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" Exhibit on Display; Support the Children's School at Barnes & Noble Bookfair; MBA Students Study Robot Design To Boost Tech Transfer; Alumni Honored Among Region's Smartest Business Leaders.
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Thursday, December 4, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: K. Jimmy Hsia; John O'Brien; Sue-mei Wu; Greg Shannon; Chris Hendrickson; Mariana Achugar; Kiron Skinner; Ankit Jain and Lauren Strahs; Jon Beckley and Michel Fougères. MORE
Thursday, November 20, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Gift Renames Music's Recording Studio; $80M Endowment To Support Presidential Fellowships and Scholarships; Students To Compete in McGinnis Venture Competition; Shop Small To Win Big; Lily & Strum Takes Guesswork Out of Gifting; West Side of East Campus Garage To Re-Open: Turnaound To Be Eliminated; Faculty and Staff Sale, Dec. 3; Seeking Participants for Three Minute Thesis Competition; IR&A Publishes Fall Enrollments; Win Holiday Gifts; Help Heinz Interns; Shop Today To Support the Children's School.
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Thursday, November 20, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Fatma Kilinc-Karzan and Soo-Haeng Cho; Steve Lee and John Folan; Megan Bartoshuk; and Pavithra Tantrigoda.
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Thursday, November 13, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: New Gifts To Support Tepper Quad; Popular Science Honors SCS Projects; IR&A Publishes Fall Enrollments; Carnegie Mellon Today Wins Six Awards; Win Holiday Gifts; Help Heinz Interns; Shop To Support the Children's School; CMU Offers Weight Watchers; Help Feed the Hungry; Toys for Tots Campaign Has Begun; Discounts Offered on Holiday Cards; "Be the Answer," Give to the United Way.
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Thursday, November 13, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Martial Hebert; Tabitha Voytek; JitKang Lim;
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Thursday, November 6, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: CMU Offers Weight Watchers; MBA Students Win Business Competition; Statistics Co-Hosts Hockey Analytics Workshop; Henry Hornbostel Documentary Part of Napa Valley Film Festival; Changes Made to Street Parking Near Campus; Help Feed the Hungry; Toys for Tots Campaign Has Begun; HCII To Celebrate 20th Anniversary; Discounts Offered on Holiday Cards; Calls for ProSEED Grant Proposals; MPM, MSIT Programs To Host Info Sessions for Staff; "Be the Answer," Give to the United Way.
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Thursday, November 6, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Anna Fisher; Alex Imas; Dario Donatelli; Peter Boatwright and Javier Peña.
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Thursday, October 30, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Changes Made to Street Parking Near Campus; Celebration of Education Award Nominations Due Nov. 3; Food Drive Begins Nov. 3; Toys for Tots Campaign Begins Nov. 4; CMU Becomes Affiiate of Joint Center for Energy Storage Research; HCII To Celebrate 20th Anniversary; MLK Writing Awards Programs Seeks Submissions; Discounts Offered on Holiday Cards; Lower Hamerschlag Drive Closed Saturday; Calls for ProSEED Grant Proposals; Take the What's Your Financial IQ Challenge; AED Training Classes Offered; MPM, MSIT Programs To Host Info Sessions for Staff; "Be the Answer."
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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Jonathan Malen; Shelley Anna; Justin Cranshaw; Anita Woolley; Kristina Straub; Elizabeth Finley.
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Thursday, October 23, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Calls for ProSEED Grant Proposals; Special Sale at the University Store; Take the What's Your Financial IQ Challenge; CMU Hosts Nationwide Computer Security Contest; AED Training Classes Offered; SURG Deadline is Oct. 29; New System To Support Research Administration; CMU's United Way Campaign is Underway; ORIC Offers Responsible Research Conduct Seminars.
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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Forrest Shull; Alex Hills; David Danks; Hana Habib; and Carl Kingsford.
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Thursday, October 16, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Philosophy Department Partners With Pitt in New Center; $100K Gift Honors Coach, Supports Golf Program; AED Training Classes Offered; SURG Deadline is Oct. 29; New System To Support Research Administration; CMU's United Way Campaign is Underway; Celebrating Open Access Week; October is National Cybersecurity Month; Seeking Women Volunteers for Medical Study; Skibo Gym Converts to ID Card Access System; ORIC Offers Responsible Research Conduct Seminars.
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Thursday, October 16, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Subra Suresh; Venkat Viswanathan; Edmund Clarke; Mark Roth; Aniket Kittur and Jeff Rzeszotarski; George Biddle.
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Thursday, October 9, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: CMU's United Way Campaign is Underway; Carnegie Mellon Today Honored; Film Shooting Near Campus; CMU To Induct 17 Students Into Phi Beta Kappa; Celebrating Open Access Week; Online Labs and Videogames Could Reduce Fraud; LearnSphere To Advance Science of Learning; ProSEED/Crosswalk Grant Proposals Due Oct. 29; October is National Cybersecurity Month; Seeking Women Volunteers for Medical Study; ORIC Offers Responsible Research Conduct Seminars.
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Thursday, October 9, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Tuomas Sandholm and Nikolaos Sahinidis; Lee Branstetter; Ignacio Grossmann; Kathryn Roeder; Joel Tarr; Sue-mei Wu, Yueming Yu and Gang Liu.
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Thursday, October 2, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: CMU Acquires Collaborative Innovation Center; ProSEED/Crosswalk Grant Proposals Due Oct. 29; October is National Cybersecurity Month; Viral Infectin Might Just Be a Phase Transition; Gaining a Better Understanding of Neurons; Making a Key Discovery About How Cells Communicate; VIA Festival Includes Free Music Conference Oct. 3; Cindy Lackner Memorial Game is Saturday; ORIC Offers Responsible Research Conduct Seminars.
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Thursday, October 2, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Subra Suresh, Francisco D'Souza and Romesh Wadhwani; Peter Menniti; Sheldon Cohen;
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Thursday, September 25, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Football Family Day is Saturday; Meetings Scheduled Regarding Search for New Provost; Record Enrollment at CMU-Q; VIA Festival Includes Free Music Conference Oct. 3; Cindy Lackner Memorial Game is Oct. 4; Purchase Discounted Tickets to Fright Nights, Hallowboo and Terror Town; Get Discounts on HoneyBaked Hams, Nemacolin Packages and Rent at Washington Plaza; Buggy Freeroll Practices To Begin Sunday; Dietrich College Colloquium Seeks Proposals, Mentors; ORIC Offers Responsible Research Conduct Seminars.
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Thursday, September 25, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Manual Blum, Anvesh Komuravelli, Soon Ho Kong, Danai Koutra and Sahil Singla; Bob Iannucci and Steven Rosenberg; Robert Strauss and Yunni Deng; Leanne Meyer and Maureen Cahill; David Shumway; James Duesing; Karen Clay; Diego Pafundo.
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Thursday, September 18, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Purchase Discounted Tickets to Fright Nights, Hallowboo and Terror Town; Get Discounts on HoneyBaked Hams, Nemacolin Packages and Rent at Washington Plaza; Buggy Freeroll Practices To Begin Sunday; Football Family Day is Sept. 27; Dietrich College Colloquium Seeks Proposals, Mentors; ORIC Offers Responsible Research Conduct Seminars.
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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Ramayya Krishnan; Ignacio Grossmann; Andy Gellman; Tom Joyce; and Baruch Fischhoff, Julie Downs, Alex Davis and Gabrielle Wong-Parodi. MORE
Thursday, September 11, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: 29 Earn Master's Degrees at CMU-Australia; Celebrating Scholars in the Sciences; Miller Gallery To Feature Work By More Than 75 Artists; Flu Vaccine Clinics Are Underway; Tomorrow: TIAA-CREF Presents Financial Education Workshops; Today: IRA Opens Survey Resource Center; Football Family Day is Sept. 27; ORIC Offers Responsible Research Conduct Seminars.
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Thursday, September 11, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Edmund Clarke; Brooke Feeney; Tzahi Cohen-Karni; Julia Corrin; Kathryn Roeder; Joydeep Biswas, Anca Dragan, Anirudh Viswanathan, Pengtao Xie and Adams Wei Yu. MORE
Thursday, September 4, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Flu Vaccine Clinics To Begin; CMU Hosts Women in the Workplace Symposium, Sept. 4-5; CMU Receives $5.6M NSF Grant for Cybersecurity Education; Swartz Fellows Application Deadline is Monday, Sept. 8; EH&S Hosts Emergency Awareness Day, Sept. 8; Fire Safety Awareness: EH&S To Stage Dorm Room Fires, Sept. 9; TIAA-CREF Presents Financial Education Workshops; IRA Opens Survey Resource Center; ORIC Offers Responsible Research Conduct Seminars.
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Thursday, September 4, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Douglas Sicker; Rick Siger; Lauren Shapiro; and Terry Irwin and Steve Lee.
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Thursday, August 28, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: CMU-Alert Test Tomorrow; CMU Experts Speak at Governor's JOBS1st Summit; CMU Hosts Women in the Workplace Symposium, Sept. 4-5; CUC East Courtyard Closed for Renovations; IRA Opens Survey Resource Center; Record Enrollment at Silicon Valley; ORIC Offers Responsible Research Conduct Seminars; CMWA Kicks Off New Year With Fall Reception; Fire Safety Awareness: EH&S To Stage Dorm Room Fires, Sept. 9; Paint Your Office Green; Tartans Offer Private Swimming Lessons; Athletics To Expand Outdoor Recreation Program; Staff Council Offers Tickets to Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival; Last Call: Alumni Award Nominations Due Sept. 1. MORE
Thursday, August 28, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Randall Bryant; Subra Suresh; Adam Feinberg; Gunhee Kim; Marc Onetto, John McCue and Daniel Jester; Amanda Olar, Monique Hutcherson, Naveen Gupta and Tyler Deschamps.
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Thursday, August 21, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: First-Year Student Block Party on Craig Street Saturday; CMWA Kicks Off New Year With Fall Reception; CMU Veterans Website Established; Fire Safety Awareness: EH&S To Stage Dorm Room Fires, Sept. 9; Paint Your Office Green; Join the Carnegie Mellon Credit Union; Tartans Offer Private Swimming Lessons; Athletics To Expand Outdoor Recreation Program; Staff Council Offers Tickets to Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival; Call for Alumni Award Nominations. MORE
Thursday, August 21, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Kathryn Whitehead and Severin Hacker; Alan Frieze and Ryan O'Donnell; Erin Scott; Ana Beisy Cruz; Jay Kadane; Kosa Goucher-Lambert and Jonathan Cagan; Lorenz Biegler and Ignacio Grossmann;
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Thursday, August 14, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Global Learning Council Meeting on Campus, Sept. 4-5; Make Your Office Certifiably Green; Join the Carnegie Mellon Credit Union; Tartans Offer Private Swimming Lessons; New Programming Language Accommodates Multiple Languages; Athletics To Expand Outdoor Recreation Program; Pick Up Your Parking Permit; Staff Council Offers Tickets to Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival; Call for Alumni Award Nominations. MORE
Thursday, August 14, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Kiron Skinner; Braden Keiner; Jay Apt and Paulina Jaramillo; Amin Ariana and Harsh Vinayak; Nina Mast, Rachel Kuhn, Paulina Reyes, Gabriella Rueda and Mackenzie Evan Smith;
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Thursday, August 7, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Grad Student Orientation is Aug. 11-13; EH&S To Conduct Doherty Hall Evacuation Aug. 13; Make Your Office Certifiably Green; Pick Up Your Parking Permit; Computing Services Changes Email Address; Staff Council Offers Tickets to Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival; A Novel Way To Create Nanofibers; C-MITES Program Discontinued, Many K-12 Options Available; Call for Alumni Award Nominations. MORE
Thursday, August 7, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Chuck Bartel; Erica Fuchs; Sue-mei Wu, Gang Liu and Haixia Wang. MORE
Thursday, July 31, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: "Shipbreakers" Wins Best Feature Documentary; GSA Hosts NAGPS Leadership Summit; Computer Poker, Robot Soccer Teams Shine in Major Competitions; EH&S To Conduct Doherty Hall Evacuation Aug. 13; Call for Alumni Award Nominations; Olive Project Team the Runner-Up in NAS Competition; CMU Spinoff a Finalist in Three Funding Competitions; Get Your SMART ID Card Today; Tennis Anyone?; New Loan Rates at the Credit Union; Spots Available at the Cyert Center.
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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Jay Apt; Shirley Ho; Robert Davis; Joan Stein; David Klahr; Cornell LeSane; Katie Cecil.
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Thursday, July 24, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Get Your SMART ID Card Today; Researchers Develop Technique To Reconstruct 3-D Motion; Tennis Anyone?; New Loan Rates at the Credit Union; Spots Available at the Cyert Center; Lower Hamerschlag Drive To Close To Erect Steel Crane for Scott Hall. MORE
Thursday, July 24, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: James Duesing; Kathy Newman; Jared Cohon; Mary Jo Dively; Daniel Teadt; Jay Kadane; Barbara Johnstone.
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Thursday, July 17, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: CMU-Alert Texts Test Scheduled for Monday, July 21; New Loan Rates at the Credit Union; Startup Neon Labs Partners With IGN Entertainment; New Computing Cluster Traces Lineage to Los Alamos Supercomputer; State Budget Includes Funding for PSC; Spots Available at the Cyert Center; Street Parking Rates Adjusted for July; Lower Hamerschlag Drive To Close To Erect Steel Crane for Scott Hall; Summer Camps Offered. MORE
Thursday, July 17, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Chester Spatt; Stephen Fienberg; Cleotilde Gonzalez; Alex John London; Markus Seserno; Christopher Scaffidi, Mary Shaw and Brad Myers; Zachary Urbach, Miriam Hegglin, Yoon Hee Ha and Michael Matty. MORE
Thursday, July 10, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Department of Energy To Host Public Meeting at CMU July 21; Street Parking Rates Adjusted for July; Buggy Races Among Top 20 College Traditions; CMU Helps Form Higher Ed Video Game Alliance; Lower Hamerschlag Drive To Close To Erect Steel Crane for Scott Hall; Credit Union Offers New Loan Rates; Update Your Mobile Phone Info for CMU-Alert; Carnegie Mellon Portugal Selects Startups for Acceleration Program; Summer Camps Offered. MORE
Thursday, July 10, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Raj Reddy and Reid Simmons; Jim Gindlesperger; Christos Faloutsos; Philip LeDuc; Rob Kass; Tim Haggerty; Shupeng Sun; Bernhard Haeupler; Andy Pavlo; Abhinav Shrivastava; Carl Doersch; Abhinav Gupta; Drew Bagnell; Myron Lawrence Joseph and Gary Carlough. MORE
Thursday, June 26, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Building Evacuation Tests to Occur July 3; Update Your Mobile Phone Info for CMU-Alert; Program for Deliberative Democracy Partners with City in Police Chief Search; Carnegie Mellon Women's Association Names New Officers; Machine Learning Method Creates Video Trailers; New Programming Library Created for Developing Interactive Web Pages; Researchers Study Cost of Energy Storage in Remote Wind Farms; Summer Camps Offered; Carnival To Remain on Morewood Lot in 2015; Children's School Has Openings for 2014-15; Libraries Leading ORCID Initiative; Senior Citizens Needed for Dalcroze Eurhythmics Classes; Staff Council Offers Tickets to Hershey Park; Cedar Point Tickets Available, Too. MORE
Thursday, June 26, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: John Flaherty; Subra Suresh, Neil Donahue, Ignacio Grossmann, Rongchao Jin, George Loewenstein, Gregory Lowry, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski and Spyros Pandis; Linda Feuster, Lynn Young and Ann Mathias; Lisa Tetrault; Jay Kadane; Stephanie Kwolek. MORE
Thursday, June 19, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Andy Award Nominations Now Being Accepted; Carnival To Remain on Morewood Lot in 2015; Chldren's School Has Openings for 2014-15; Libraries Leading ORCID Initiative; CMU Recognized for Excellence in Cybersecurity; Silicon Valley Celebrates Software Management Program's 10th Anniversary; Documentary Screens at Green Film Festival in Korea; Senior Citizens Needed for Dalcroze Eurhythmics Classes; EH&S To Conduct Building Evacuations July 3; Staff Council Offers Tickets to Hershey Park; Cedar Point Tickets Available, Too; CMU Day at PNC Park, July 6; Last Call for Library Excellence Award Nominees. MORE
Thursday, June 19, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Anita Barkin; Emma Brunskill; Anind Dey; John Woolford; Kiron Skinner; Jim Ray Daniels; John Anderson; Bob Matysek. MORE
Thursday, June 12, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Andy Award Nominations Now Being Accepted; Last Call for Kennywood Tickets; Swimming Lessons Begin Friday; Chemical Engineering Hosts Conference and Workshop; Senior Citizens Needed for Dalcroze Eurhythmics Classes; EH&S To Conduct Building Evacuations July 3; Street Parking Rates Around Campus Reduced; Staff Council Offers Tickets to Hershey Park; Cedar Point Tickets Available, Too; CMU Day at PNC Park, July 6; Be a Middle School Mentor; Cyert Center Has Openings for 2014-2015 Program; Call for Library Excellence Award Nominees. MORE
Thursday, June 12, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Daniel Nagin; Franco Sciannameo; Myung Jhon; Daniel Wilson; Kiron Skinner; Steve Schlossman. MORE
Thursday, June 5, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Street Parking Rates Around Campus Reduced; Kennywood Ticket Sales Resume Next Week; Staff Council Offers Tickets to Hershey Park; Cedar Point Tickets Available, Too; CMU Day at PNC Park, July 6; Student-Athletes Tops in the Classroom; Be a Middle School Mentor; Main Campus Steam Shutdown, June 8-13; Students Launch Science Writing Blog; C-MITES Program Accepting Applications for June and July Classes; Cyert Center Has Openings for 2014-2015 Program; Call for Library Excellence Award Nominees; Gesling Stadium Field and Track Closed Through July 19; Summer Hours Set for Rec and Fitness Facilities; Andy Award Nominations Now Being Accepted. MORE
Thursday, June 5, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Subra Suresh; Robert Cavalier; George Loewenstein; Kiron Skinner; Nick Dunn; Dan Rodgers; Zachary Erra-Hernandez. MORE
Thursday, May 29, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: New Members Elected to Board of Trustees; C-MITES Program Accepting Applications for June and July Classes; Cyert Center Has Openings for 2014-2015 Program; Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Biannual Reports Garner Three Hermes Awards; Call for Library Excellence Award Nominees; Gesling Stadium Field and Track Closed Through July 19; Summer Hours Set for Rec and Fitness Facilities; Andy Award Nominations Now Being Accepted; Leadership and Negotiation Academy for Women Opens Enrollment; Staff Council Offers Tickets to Hershey Park; Cedar Point Tickets Available, Too. MORE
Thursday, May 29, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Jared L. Cohon, Roberta Klatsky, Naoko Taguchi, Kiron Skinner, Danai Koutra, Carl Bajandas; Carey K. Morewedge and Colleen Giblin. MORE
Thursday, May 22, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Astrobotic, NASA sign Small Business Innovation Research Contract; Queer History Project Presents First Exhibit; Call for Library Excellence Award Nominees; Summer Hours Set for Rec and Fitness Facilities; Hear Me 101 Project Public Screening is Today; Bicycles To Be Removed Today and Tomorrow; Andy Award Nominations Now Being Accepted; Kennywood Picnic is Saturday, June 14; Leadership and Negotiation Academy for Women Opens Enrollment; Staff Council Offers Tickets to Hershey Park; Cedar Point Tickets Available, Too. MORE
Thursday, May 22, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Don Coffelt; Natalie Ozeas; Erik Ydstie; Mariana Achugar; Justine Cassell; Sue-mei Wu, Yueming Yu and Gang Liu. MORE
Thursday, May 15, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Endowed Fund To Support Student Recruitment; PSC Helps Supply Vaccines to Children in West Africa; Finch Robots Now in Chicago Libraries; Hear Me 101 Project Sets Public Screening for May 22; Mandates for Renewable Energy Driving Wind-Related Patents; Parking Restricted, Stadium Closed for Commencement Prep; UHS Offers Skin Cancer Screenings; Bicycles To Be Removed, May 22-23; Andy Award Nominations Now Being Accepted; Kennywood Picnic is Saturday, June 14; Leadership and Negotiation Academy for Women Opens Enrollment; Staff Council Offers Tickets to Hershey Park; CedarPoint Tickets Available, Too.

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Thursday, May 15, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: David S. Kaufer; Scott Fahlman; Baruch Fischhoff; Sindu Velsar, Aliesha Jones, Syed Faizan Nihal, Damian Dourado and Tariq Rafiq; and Niharika Singh, Jeff Cooper and Ada Zhang.

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Thursday, May 15, 2014

President Suresh Meets Staff in First Open Forum

College affordability, tuition benefits, research, and, of course, parking, were topics of discussion at Staff Council’s first Open Forum with President Subra Suresh this past Tuesday (May 13). MORE
Thursday, May 8, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Staff Council Announces Election Winners; Parking Restrictions for Sunday's Race for the Cure; Warhol Documentary Premieres Saturday; Parking Restricted, Stadium Closed for Commencement Prep; NASA Chooses Astrobotic for Lunar Landing Initiative; UHS Offers Skin Cancer Screenings; Bicycles To Be Removed, May 22-23; Andy Award Nominations Now Being Accepted; Carnegie Mellon Today Wins Communicator Awards; Leadership and Negotiation Academy for Women Opens Enrollment; Planning for Veterans Day 2014; Staff Council Offers Tickets to Hershey Park.

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Thursday, May 8, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Hilary Masters; Stephen Broomell; Jim Daniels; Rich Erdelyi; Russell Golman and Kathleen Conway.

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Thursday, May 1, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Last Call: Parking Applications Due at 5 p.m., Friday, May 2; Vote for Your Staff Council Reps; President's Open Forum is May 13; Andy Award Nominations Now Being Accepted; MFA Students Create "For the Birds" Visual Symphony; CMU Participates in USA Science and Engineering Festival;  Leadership and Negotiation Academy for Women Opens Enrollment; Andy Award Nominations Now Being Accepted; Discounted Tickets Available To See "Orphee"; Planning for Veterans Day 2014; Save the Date: Staff Picnic, May 21; Staff Council Offers Tickets to Hershey Park; DHTI Requests Proposals; Take Information Security 101.

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Thursday, May 1, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Steve Awodey; Brandon Bowman; Annette Jacobson and Ben Yezer; Alexander Lockwood, David Bamman and Yihuan Zhou; Megan Garvey, Niharika Singh, Laure Stiles and Corinne Clinch.

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Thursday, April 24, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Vote for Your Staff Council Reps; Discounted Tickets Available To See "Orphee"; DEA National Take Back Day is Saturday; Planning for Veterans Day 2014; Students Win Better Buildings Competition; Save the Date: Staff Picnic, May 21; Staff Council Offers Tickets to Hershey Park; Girls of Steel Compete in FIRST Championship; Student Forum Seeks Future Leaders; DHTI Requests Proposals; Take Information Security 101; Nominations Now Open for Student Organization Awards; Meditation Sessions Thursdays.

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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Edmund Clarke and Mark Kryder; Robert Dammon; Wesley Thorne; Jose Andre Morales; Daniel Allende and Tucker Marder.

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Parking Open Enrollment Begins April 21; Save the Date: Staff Picnic, May 21; Walking Wednesday Presents Pack the Track, April 23; Staff Council Offers Tickets to Hershey Park; Student Forum Seeks Future Leaders; Student Employees Honored; Startup Puts Power in Your Step; PSC Develops "HOV Lane" for Traffic on Internet2; DHTI Launches Request for Proposals; Register Your Child for Daughters and Sons to Work Day; Take Information Security 101; Vanguard Presents Retirement Education Workshops; Dietrich College Seeks Student Volunteers To Organize Colloquium; Nominations Now Open for Student Organization Awards; Meditation Sessions Thursdays.

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Gunjan Kedia and Sirdhar Tayur; Luis von Ahn; and Margaret Richards and Peter Friedman.

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Spinoff's Surgical Device To Be Marketed in Europe; DHTI Launches Request for Proposals; New Executive Director Named in Australia; Register Your Child for Daughters and Sons to Work Day; Silicon Valley Researchers Seek To Improve Emergency Alerts; Take Information Security 101; Vanguard Presents Retirement Education Workshops; Dietrich College Seeks Student Volunteers To Organize Colloquium; Nominations Now Open for Student Organization Awards; Meditation Sessions Thursdays; Learn To Swim — Improve Your Stroke; Responsible Conduct of Research Seminars Continue.

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Christos Faloutsos; Ricardo Dolmetsch; Inês Azevedo; Linda Babcock; Michael Trick; Joshua Grosso, Veladya Chapman and Avery Smith; and Margaret Cyert.

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Thursday, April 3, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Staff Council Nominations Due Tomorrow (April 4); Students Compete for Campus Superstar Title; Film Festival Closes with "Sweet Dreams" April 5; CREATE Lab Satellite Opens at Carlow University; Nominations Now Open for Student Organization Awards; Meditation Sessions Thursdays; Learn To Swim — Improve Your Stroke; Responsible Conduct of Research Seminars Continue.

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Thursday, April 3, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Larry Biegler; Kathy Newman; Jay Kadane; David Klahr, Audrey Kittredge, Ran Liu and Derek Lomas; Josh Centor; Rich Erdelyi and Joe Rudman; Jack Serbin; Lisa Murphy; Thomas Vandenberg; and Will Crichton.

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Thursday, March 27, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: University Center To Be Named for Jared L. Cohon; Celebrating Graduate Students, March 31-April 4; Cooper's University Center Mural Ranked Most Impressive; PigPen Returns to Pittsburgh; Dietrich College Creates New Honors Fellowship Program; CMU-Q Team Wins Business Training Competition; Meditation Sessions Thursdays; Learn To Swim — Improve Your Stroke; Presenters, Volunteers Needed for Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work Day; Dry Cleaning Services Offered; Tartans Offer Swimming Lessons for Kids; Buggy Practices Continue; Last Call: Student Employee Appreciation Lunch Deadline is March 28; Responsible Conduct of Research Seminars Continue.

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Thursday, March 27, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Subra Suresh; Jared Cohon; Deborah Stine; Dervla McDonnell; Rebecca Balebako and Skyler Speakman.

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Thursday, March 20, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: CMU Celebrates 10 Years in Qatar; Parking Discussion Today; Showcase Fundraiser Features School of Drama Actor; Snowden's Lawyer Among Cybersecurity Panelists; Simon Initiative Speakers Series Presents Khan Academy Founder; Partnership To Improve Professional Development for Teachers; Presenters, Volunteers Needed for Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work Day; Dry Cleaning Services Offered; Tartans Offer Swimming Lessons for Kids; Free Fridays at Warhol Museum; Buggy Practices Continue; Student Employee Appreciation Lunch Deadline is March 28; Responsible Conduct of Research Seminars Continue.

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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Brian Junker; Andrew Gellman; Alex Hills; Kathy Newman; Tom Shen; and Justine Cassell and Tom Mitchell.

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Thursday, March 13, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Parking Changes To Be Discussed; EQT Fund To Support ProSEED; Presenters, Volunteers Needed for Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work Day; Data Storage Available for CMU Users; Follow FMS on Twitter; Dry Cleaning Services Offered; Class Schedule Has New Look, Features; Students Get Real World Experience; Alice 3 Software in Arabic; Tartans Offer Swimming Lessons for Kids; Free Fridays at Warhol Museum; Buggy Practices Continue; Student Employee Appreciation Lunch Deadline is March 28; Responsible Conduct of Research Seminars Continue.

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Thursday, March 13, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Leonardo Balada; Chrisina Fong; Reza Vali; Jay Kadane; Nancy Galbraith; Douglas Schmidt; Matt Sarett; and MJ Tocci.

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Thursday, March 13, 2014

Movie Filming at CFA Friday

Movie CameraCarnegie Mellon has been selected as one of the locations for a motion picture being filmed in Pittsburgh in March and April. Scenes for the movie will be filmed inside and outside of the College of Fine Arts building on Friday, March 14. MORE
Thursday, March 13, 2014

Edward Snowden's Attorney Among Panelists for Cybersecurity Discussions at Carnegie Mellon

Cybersecurity imageCarnegie Mellon's College of Engineering will play host to two panel discussions on "The Future of Cybersecurity and Global Journalism," sponsored by the Overseas Press Club of America. Snowden's lawyer Ben Wizner will address "The Big Picture: The National Security Agency After Snowden" via Skype. MORE
Thursday, March 6, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: WEF Posts CMU IdeasLab Presentations; Future Tenant One of Pittsburgh's Top Art Galleries; CMU A Cappella Group Hits High Note; Presenters, Volunteers Needed for Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work Day; Tartans Offer Swimming Lessons for Kids; Free Fridays at Warhol Museum; Buggy Practices Continue; Student Employee Appreciation Lunch Deadline is March 28; Responsible Conduct of Research Seminars Continue; Safe Driving Classes Scheduled; Spring Break Rec Hours Posted.

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Thursday, March 6, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: James Schneider; Pulkit Grover; Aarti Singh; Robert Fallon; Allen Robinson; Alex John London; Kumar Avinava Dubey; and Jack Mostow, David Svoboda and Guy Russo.
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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
Thursday, January 30, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Psychology Breakthrough: Understanding Priming; Family Night in Skibo Gym Tomorrow; Students Among Disney's Future Imagineers; Students Create Greenlight; Crowdsourcing RNA Designs; Improving 3-D Printing; Adult Swimming Lessons Begin Feb. 4; Research Conduct Seminar Series Resumes; Marathon and Half Marathon Discounts Offered; Orientation Counselor Application Process Begins Feb. 1; Carnegie Mellon Factbook Now Online; Safe Driving Classes Scheduled; Close Windows and Check Spaces; Grad Student Award Nominations Due Feb. 7.

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Thursday, January 30, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Roberta Klatzky; Timothy Verstynen; Subra Suresh; Jodi Forlizzi; Justine Cassell; Chet Warzynski; and Cherry Jones.
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Thursday, January 23, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Family Night in Skibo Gym, Jan. 31; Research Conduct Seminar Series Resumes; Fitness Challenge and Lecture Series Begin Monday; Marathon and Half Marathon Discounts Offered; ETC Press Publishes New Edition of "Dungeons & Dreamers"; Orientation Counselor Application Process Begins Feb. 1; 2013-2014 Carnegie Mellon Factbook Now Online; University Store After-Christmas Sale; Safe Driving Classes Scheduled; AED Training Offered; Close Windows and Check Spaces; Nominations Now Open for Graduate Student Awards.

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Thursday, January 23, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: J. David Creswell; Reza Vali; Thanassis Rikakis; Jay Kadane; and George Loewenstein and Sunita Sah.
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Thursday, January 16, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Tutoring Program Earns Excellence Award; Heinz College Partners With City of Chicago; Student Art on Display at Future Tenant; See-Through System Could Improve Road Safety; PSC Projects Make Top Discovery List; Safe Driving Classes Scheduled; AED Training Offered; Close Windows and Check Spaces; Nominations Now Open for Graduate Student Awards.

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Thursday, January 16, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Subra Suresh; Stephen Fienberg; Aarti Singh and Siddhartha Srinivasa; David Shumway; Dan Gilman; and Dale Mortensen.
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Thursday, January 9, 2014

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Close Windows and Check Spaces; Water Line Break: Telecomm Relocates; Weight Watchers Open House is Jan. 15; SMART ID Card Update; TechShop Offers Discounts to CMU Community; C-MITES Offers Programs for Gifted Students; Nominations Now Open for Graduate Student Awards.

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Thursday, January 9, 2014

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Yongjie Zhang; Leonardo Balada; Jim Daniels; Reza Vali; and Kathleen Carley, Garth Gibson, Metin Sitti and Richard Stern.
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