2015-Faculty & Staff News - Carnegie Mellon University

Search for past issues in 2015: December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February, January

2015

Thursday, December 17, 2015

News Briefs

Polar PlungeUnited Way HandsEmployee Discounts and Perks; Two Crane Lifts at Mellon Institute To Cause Restrictions; Some Ahtletic Facilities To Close During Winter Break; Toys for Tots a Success; Team Raises $8,900+ for Special Olympics; Grad Student Award Nomination Period Open; Last Call: Thirll Mill To Help Early-Stage Startups; Seeking Presenters for Take Our Daughters & Sons To Work Day. MORE
Thursday, December 17, 2015

Personal Mention

Janet Feindel Michael MurphyGina CasalegnoNews makers: Michael Murphy; Gina Casalegno; Frank Pfenning and Kevin Fall; Kathryn Roeder; Kevin Kelly and Kevin Zollman; Andy Norman; Robert Colwell.

 MORE
Thursday, December 10, 2015

News Briefs

Fast Radio BurstsCMU Names Third Cohort of I-Corps Teams; Team Finds Fast Radio Bursts; CMU-Q, QInvest Partner To Promote Learning in Business; Seeking Presenters for Take Our Daughters & Sons To Work Day; Seeking Ph.D.s for Three Minute Thesis Competition; United Way Campaign is Underway; Discounts to the PSO's Highmark Holiday Pops. MORE
Thursday, December 10, 2015

Personal Mention

Janet Feindel George WhiteLori HoltNews makers: George White; Christopher Phillips; John Hooker; Wilfried Sieg; Jay Aronson; Stephen Brockmann; Lori Holt; Zeinab Ibrahim;

 MORE
Thursday, December 3, 2015

CFA Winter Festival Celebrates the Arts at CMU

Music ConcertThe College of Fine Arts invites the campus community, alumni, friends and the general public to its Winter Festival beginning Wednesday, Dec. 7 through the weekend of Dec. 11-13. MORE
Thursday, December 3, 2015

News Briefs

the brainToy StoryBuilding Better Models for Predicting Cancer Outcomes; Brains With Autism Adapt Differently During Implicit Learning; WQED Mental Health Campaign Features CMU Alumnus, Student Affairs Experts; Guggenheim's "Toy Story" Turns 20; What Makes Paris Look Like Paris?; PSC Recognized for Sixth Year in a Row by HPCwire; Donate Toys for Tots by Dec. 8. MORE
Thursday, December 3, 2015

Personal Mention

Janet Feindel Lisa MurphyStelian CorosNews makers: Lisa Murphy; Stelian Coros; Allen Robinson; Stephen Fienberg; Jonathan Malen and Kevin Parrish; Diane Turnshek; Kathy Proch and Chrissy Moffatt; Di Wang; João Mota.

 MORE
Thursday, November 19, 2015

News Briefs

Toys for TotsAu Bon Pain Named Newest Dining Vendor; Register for Gelfand Center's Spring Saturday Series; PSC Researchers To Improve Network Repair; CMU-Q Places Third at Yale Hackathon; What's Your Financial IQ?; Donate Toys for Tots; Support CMU's Children's School; Children's School Open House, Dec. 7; See the Harlem Globetrotters; PSO Offers Discounts for CMU Community. MORE
Thursday, November 19, 2015

Personal Mention

Janet Feindel Mara HarellKen AndreyoNews makers: Mara Harrell; Ken Andreyo; Kevin Zollman; Jodi Baker; Gina Grosso; Renee Stout and Adam Davies; Ricardo Cabral.

 MORE
Thursday, November 12, 2015

News Briefs

Food CansEntrepreneurship Center Launches at CMU-Q; What's Your Financial IQ?; Donate Toys for Tots, Nov. 16 - Dec. 8; Support CMU's Children's School; Children's School Open House, Dec. 7; See the Harlem Globetrotters; Food Drive Continues Through Nov. 16; Make Your Open Enrollment Selections; PSO Offers Discounts for CMU Community. MORE
Thursday, November 12, 2015

Personal Mention

Janet Feindel Jim DanielsJanet FeindelNews makers: Jim Daniels; Janet Madelle Feindel; Alex John London; Dudley Reynolds; Albert Presto; Norman Bier; Emil Lindsay; Hassan Albalawi.

 MORE
Thursday, November 12, 2015

A Hunger To Serve

Stop Hunger NowStudents, faculty, staff, alumni and their families packaged more than 125,000 meals in two hours on Saturday, Nov. 7, in a Stop Hunger Now meal-packaging event in partnership with The Kraft Heinz Company. MORE
Thursday, November 5, 2015

News Briefs

Food CansBenefits BubblesFood Drive Continues Through Nov. 16; Make Your Open Enrollment Selections; Cyert Center Educators To Participate in National Conference; Student Projects Selected for CMU Crowdfunding; Engineering Seeks Staff Nominations; Seeking Applications for Posner Fine Arts Internship; Swimming Lessons Offered; PSO Offers Discounts to West Side Story. MORE
Thursday, November 5, 2015

Personal Mention

Janet Feindel Robert StraussLynn WalkerNews makers: Robert Strauss; Lynn Walker; David Danks; Gérard Cornuéjols; Sue-mei Wu; Elizabeth Vaughan and Jack Beuth.

 MORE
Thursday, October 29, 2015

News Briefs

Education Award BugCMWA 100th LogoEducation Award Nominations Due Nov. 2; CMU Leaders Pledge Support for CMWA Student Awards; Simon Initiative and IDeATe Visit Qatar; Engineering Seeks Staff Nominations; Seeking Applications for Posner Fine Arts Internship; Sign Up for Stop Hunger Now Campus Event; ProSEED/Crosswalk Grant Proposals Due Nov. 4. MORE
Thursday, October 29, 2015

Personal Mention

Janet Feindel Burton HollifieldRebecca NugentNews makers: Burton Hollifield; Rebecca Nugent; Kathryn Roeder; Kevin González; Kiron Skinner; Reeja Jayan; Ibrahim Soltan; Dylan Roof and Priya Kambham.

 MORE
Thursday, October 22, 2015

News Briefs

Education Award BugOpenCMUEducation Award Nominations Due Nov. 2; Tartans Honor Memory of Cindy Lackner; #OpenCMU: Get the T-Shirt; Seeking Volunteers for Stop Hunger Now Campus Tour; Swimming Lessons Offered; Power Shutdowns Scheduled for Cohon Center; ProSEED/Crosswalk Grant Proposals Due Nov. 4. MORE
Thursday, October 22, 2015

Personal Mention

Janet Feindel Subra SureshNews makers: Subra Suresh; Deborah Stine, Alan McGaughey and Bryan Webler; Ignacio Grossmann; LaShawnda Thomas; Tomotake Furuhata, Inho Song, Hong Zhang, Yoed Rabin and Kenji Shimada; and Robert Farrell Stewart.

 MORE
Thursday, October 15, 2015

News Briefs

Make My Trip CountRelay for Life Is This Saturday; Take the Make My Trip Count Survey; Seeking Volunteers for Stop Hunger Now Campus Tour; Power Shutdowns Scheduled for Cohon Center; Dowd-ICES Fellowship Seminar Set for Oct. 30; ProSEED/Crosswalk Grant Proposals Due Nov. 4; PTC Shuttle Discontinues Service to Greenfield. MORE
Thursday, October 15, 2015

Personal Mention

Janet Feindel Lynn Banaszak BruscoKen KoedingerNews makers: Lynn Banaszak Brusco; Ken Koedinger; David Danks; Sue-mei Wu; Joel Tarr; Gabrielle Eichmanns Maier; Priya Kambham; Melanie Diaz; and Richard Green.

 MORE
Wednesday, October 7, 2015

News Briefs

CRC LogoRelay for Life LogoMSCF Program Earns Top Ranking; New Effort To Help Students Recover; Street Parking Prices Have Increased; PTC Shuttle To Discontinue Service to Greenfield; Register for Relay for Life. MORE
Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Personal Mention

Janet Feindel Susan FingerAlex HillsNews makers: Susan Finger; Alex Hills; Phillip Compeau; Yoed Rabin and Michael Taylor; Sara Hurtarte.

 MORE
Thursday, October 1, 2015

News Briefs

Relay for Life LogoMFA Show Today; CMU Night at the PSO; Street Parking Prices Increase; New Military Leave Policy Adopted; PTC Shuttle To Discontinue Service to Greenfield; Register for Relay for Life; Flu Vaccine Clinics Have Begun; PSO Discounts for CMU. MORE
Thursday, October 1, 2015

Personal Mention

Janet Feindel Alison BarthRobert KassNews makers: Alison Barth and Robert Kass; Koushil Sreenath; Stefan Bernhard; Patricia Maurides and Danielle Wenner.

 MORE
Thursday, September 24, 2015

News Briefs

Home made electronicsFlu Vaccine Clinics Have Begun; Miller Gallery Opens Fall Season; Philosophy Turns 30; Weight Watchers at Work Begins Sept. 30; Why #OpenCMU? Why Not?; Seeking Volunteers for Research Study; PSO Discounts for CMU; ORIC Hosts Research Conduct Brown Bag Sessions; Gelfand Center Holds New Classes for K-12 This Fall. MORE
Thursday, September 24, 2015

Personal Mention

Janet Feindel Lenore BlumLinda AndersonNews makers: Lenore Blum; Linda Anderson; Jill Chisnell Miller; Carmel Majidi and Yong-Lae Park; Matt Wytock, John Dickerson, Rohit Girdhar, Po-Yao Huang, Jeffrey Rzeszotarski & Xun Zheng.

 MORE
Thursday, September 17, 2015

News Briefs

Anthony DanielsCMU, ETC Host Themed Entertainment Conference; Dept. of Education Renews Funding for PIER; Tepper Alum Heads BNY Mellon Wealth Management; Music Offers Comp Tickets for Faculty and Staff; PSO Discounts for CMU; ORIC Hosts Research Conduct Brown Bag Sessions; Gelfand Center Holds New Classes for K-12 This Fall. MORE
Thursday, September 17, 2015

Personal Mention

Janet Feindel Jay WhitacreYoed RabinNews makers are: Jay Whitacre; Yoed Rabin; Steve Collins; Neil Donahue, Ignacio Grossmann, Rongchao Jin, Gregory Lowry, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski and Subra Suresh.

 MORE
Thursday, September 10, 2015

News Briefs

Wind EnsemblePresidential Fellows and Scholars Named; Freshman Seminar: Philosophy and "The 100"; Music Offers Comp Tickets for Faculty and Staff; PSO Discounts for CMU; Engineering Launches Outreach Website; ORIC Hosts Research Conduct Brown Bag Sessions; Gelfand Center Holds New Classes for K-12 This Fall. MORE
Thursday, September 10, 2015

Personal Mention

Janet Feindel Kiron SkinnerRadu MarculescuNews makers are: Kiron Skinner; Radu Marculescu; David Shumway; Jay Kadane; Gerald Costanzo.

 MORE
Thursday, September 3, 2015

News Briefs

CMU-Alert IconCMU-Alert Test Friday; Psychology Department Turns 100; CMU is Top STEMinist University; ORIC Offers Research Conduct Brown Bag Sessions; Blog Posts Highlight SEI Strategic Plan; CMU Mortar Board Chapter Earns Gold Torch Award; Gelfand Center Offers New Classes for K-12 This Fall; Defensive Driving, AED Training Classes Offered. MORE
Thursday, September 3, 2015

Personal Mention

Janet Feindel Priya NarasimhanShelley AnnaNews makers are: Priya Narasimhan; Shelley Anna; Albert Presto, Laura Kelly and Jordan Pallitto; 10 Google Research Award winners; Joseph Traub

 MORE
Thursday, August 27, 2015

News Briefs

Tumor Suppressing ProteinTeam IDs Tumor-Suppressing Protein; CMU-Q Receives Five Research Grants; Gelfand Center Offers New Classes for K-12 This Fall; Defensive Driving, AED Training Classes Offered; Hamerschlag Drive To Close This Evening. MORE
Thursday, August 27, 2015

Personal Mention

Janet Feindel Burcu AkinciMatthew SanfilippoJonathan CaganNews makers are: Burcu Akinci, Matthew Sanfilippo and Jonathan Cagan; Jennifer Keating-Miller; Kimberly Law; Lorrie Cranor; Sauvik Das, Adam Kramer, Laura Dabbish and Jason Hong;

 MORE
Thursday, August 20, 2015

News Briefs

Brain ChunksCMUWorksInformation Easier To Learn When Composed of Familiar Elements; CMUWorks Implements Automated Response and Message System; Student Interns Develop Technology in India; New Video Promotes MLK Writing Awards. Defensive Driving, AED Training Classes Offered; Hamerschlag Drive To Close Aug. 22 and 29. MORE
Thursday, August 20, 2015

Personal Mention

Janet Feindel Stephen FienbergAna Maria UlloaNews makers are: Stephen Fienberg; Ana Maria Ulloa; Carrie Nelson; Christine Hucko; Bob Anderegg; Al Checco, Bud Yorkin.

 MORE
Thursday, August 13, 2015

News Briefs

Siebel Energy Institute LogoParking Permit Distribution Dates Announced; New Street Parking Prices; Researchers Receive Siebel Energy Institute Grants; Jim Daniels' Latest Collection Headed to the Moon; CMU Takes 2nd in World Series of Hacking; Hamerschlag Drive To Close Aug. 22 and 29; Update: CIC Drive To Close Aug. 13 and 15; Tickets to the Renaissance Festival. MORE
Thursday, August 13, 2015

Personal Mention

Janet Feindel Jesse SchellManuela VelosoNews makers are: Ken Mai; Jesse Schell; Manueal Veloso; Amir Rahnamay-Azar; Yongie Jessica Zhang; Kiron Skinner; Kristina Straub.

 MORE
Thursday, August 6, 2015

News Briefs

Closing the GapWebcast, CMWA Event Feature Negotiation Experts; CMU Aims to Three-peat; LearnLab Summer Camp; Newell-Simon Closed Aug. 8; Power Shutdown in Hamburg and Smith, Aug. 8-9;  Update:Power Shutdowns, Aug. 11-12;  Update: CIC Drive To Close Aug. 12 and 15. MORE
Thursday, August 6, 2015

Personal Mention

Janet Feindel Allen RobinsonNews makers are: Allen Robinson; Andy Norman; Jonathan Cagan, Chris McComb, Ken Kotovsky and Kosa Goucher-Lambert; Kevin Gonzalez; Gail Tooks; Mara Harrell; and Sue-mei Wu, Gang Liu and Haixia Wang.

 MORE
Thursday, July 30, 2015

Traffic Restrctions, Closures Set for July 31-Aug. 3

Road ClosedA crane will be assembled and used for work on the Cohon University Center addition, causing traffic restrictions along Forbes Avenue and closures to several areas in and around the Cohon Center. MORE
Thursday, July 30, 2015

News Briefs

CFA Lot Is Being Reconfigured; Wean Hall Plaza Closed Through Aug. 30; Finance Division Presents at NACUBO Meeting; CIE Selects Innovation Scholars; Help Center Reduces Hours; Power Shutdowns in Hamerschlag, Scaife, Roberts, Hamburg and Smith halls; CIC Drive To Close Aug. 8, 14 and 15; PSO Offers Discounts for Summer Concerts; Amusement Park Discounts. MORE
Thursday, July 30, 2015

Personal Mention

Janet Feindel Scott MoryNews makers are: Scott Mory; Carmel Majidi and Yong-Lae Park; David Kosbie; Nathan VanHoudnos; Norman Chigier.

 MORE
Thursday, July 23, 2015

News Briefs

Help Center Reduces Hours; Scott Institute To Host Clean Energy Competitions; Scientists Identify Virus's Achilles' Heel; Power Shutdowns; CIC Drive To Close Aug. 8, 14 and 15; PSO Summer Concert Discounts; Athletics Hosts Summer Sports Camps; Amusement Park Discounts. MORE
Thursday, July 23, 2015

Personal Mention

Janet Feindel Rahul TelangAbhinav MauryaNews makers are: Rahul Teland & Abhinav Maurya; Beibei Li; Geof Kaufman, Chinmay Kulkarni & John Stamper; Carrie Nelson, Kathy Proch, Deanne Weaver & Amir Rahnamay-Azar.

 MORE
Thursday, July 16, 2015

Traffic Restrictions, Closures Set for July 17-20

Cohon Center ConstructionA crane will be assembled and used for work on the Cohon University Center addition, causing traffic restrictions along Forbes Avenue and closures to several areas in and around the Cohon Center. MORE
Thursday, July 16, 2015

News Briefs

Science HeaderUpdate: Power Shutdowns; Improving Lithium Air Batteries; Online Research Compliance Training; Electronic System Automates Research Administration; Last Call: Summer Classes for K-8 Students; PSO Summer Concert Discounts; Athletics Hosts Summer Sports Camps; Amusement Park Discounts. MORE
Thursday, July 16, 2015

Personal Mention

Janet Feindel Kathryn WhiteheadThis week's notables are: Kathryn Whitehead; Shelley Anna; Larry Biegler; David Brumley; Thomas Hughes; Gloria Hill.

 MORE
Thursday, July 9, 2015

News Briefs

Hamerschlag HallPower Shutdowns in Hamerschlag, Scaife and Roberts Halls; CMU Probes Fairness of Online Ad Ecosystem; 2015-16 Wall Calendars Now Available; Chemists Characterize 3-D Macroporous Hydrogels; Curci Foundation Provides Funding for Neuroscience Research; Researchers Developing Ways To Safeguard AI Applications; Athletics Hosts Summer Sports Camps. MORE
Thursday, July 9, 2015

Personal Mention

Janet Feindel Gary FedderKathryn RoederThis week's notables are: Gary Fedder and Kathryn Roeder; Linda Babcock; Kathryn Barraclough; Caroline Acker; and Jay Kadane.

 MORE
Thursday, June 25, 2015

News Briefs

Building Evacuations Set for July 3; Athletics Hosts Summer Sports Camps; Spots Available for Gelfand Center Outreach Classes; Purchase Discounted Tickets to Cedar Point, Sandcastle, Idlewild & Hershey Park. MORE
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Personal Mention

Janet Feindel Farnam JahanianThis week's notables are: Farnam Jahanian; Ariel Procaccia; Jessica Zhang and Kenji Shimada; Linda Northrop; and Metin Sitti.

 MORE
Thursday, June 18, 2015

News Briefs

GEM4 LogoCMU Hosts Summer Institute on the Brain and Mechanics; Catalysts Remore Dangerous Compounds from Wastewater; Building Evacuations Set for July 3; Athletics Hosts Summer Sports Camps; Spots Available for Gelfand Center Outreach Classes; Purchase Discounted Tickets to the PSO, Cedar Point, Sandcastle, Idlewild & Hershey Park. MORE
Thursday, June 18, 2015

Personal Mention

Janet Feindel Keith WebsterThis week's notables are: Keith Webster; Paul Egan, Jonathan Cagan and Philip LeDuc; Holly Hippensteel and Jamie Edwards; Steve Collins; Christopher Warren; Ted Massalski; and Hilary Masters. MORE
Thursday, June 11, 2015

News Briefs

Parking on TechNew Street Parking Rates in Effect; Shedding New Light on Natural Gas-Based Fuels; CMU To Host ACS Symposium; Athletics Hosts Summer Sports Camps; Spots Available for Gelfand Center Outreach Classes; Tennis Anyone?; Purchase Discounted Tickets to the Opera, PSO, Idlewild & Hershey Park. MORE
Thursday, June 11, 2015

Personal Mention

Janet Feindel Catalina AchimLori LevinJeanne VanBriesenThis week's notables are: Catalina Achim, Lori Levin and Jeanne VanBriesen; Levent Burak Kara and Ersin Yumer; Edda Fields-Black; Jim Daniels; Patrick Sterk; and Gary Aldrich. MORE
Thursday, June 4, 2015

News Briefs

FulbrightsSeven Alumni, One Undergrad Earn Fulbrights; CMU-Q Receives Five NPRP Grants; CERT/CC Team Wins Information Security Award; Tool Helps States Meet New Emission Standards; Tennis Anyone?; Abandoned Bicycles To Be Removed June 10; Housing, Dining, Student Affairs Relocates; Purchase Discounted Tickets to the Opera, PSO, Kennywood, Idlewild & Hershey Park. MORE
Thursday, June 4, 2015

Personal Mention

Janet FeindelStephen Fienberg Stephen E. Fienberg; Joel Greenhouse; Gerald "Jerry" Costanzo; and John Nash. MORE
Thursday, May 21, 2015

News Briefs

Jack RabbitThis week's news briefs include: Tepper Quad Prep Begins; Waterproofing Underway at Wean Hall Plaza; VentureBridge Announces Inaugural Companies; ASCE Honors CMU Chapter; Girl of Steel To Lead Computing Camp; Purchase Tickets to the Opera; PSO Discounts for CMU; Kennywood Picnic is June 13; Idlewild and Hershey Park Offer Discounts for CMU.

 MORE
Thursday, May 21, 2015

Personal Mention

Janet FeindelRobert KelleyThis week's notables are: Robert Kelley; John Graham; and Mariana Achugar, Kenya Dworkin and Felipe Gomez.

 MORE
Thursday, May 14, 2015

News Briefs

Jack RabbitThis week's news briefs include: Waterproofing To Begin at Wean Hall Plaza; Student Activities Present SOAR awards; More Sex Doesn't Lead to Increased Happiness; CMU Joins Open Library of Humanities System; Research Administration Training Completes Inaugural Series; Purchase Tickets to the Opera; PSO Discounts for CMU; Kennywood Picnic is June 13.

 MORE
Thursday, May 14, 2015

Personal Mention

Janet FeindelRalph VituccioThis week's notables are: Ralph Vituccio; Nancy Mead; Terrence Chiusano; and Jesse Schell.

 MORE
Wednesday, May 13, 2015

You’re Invited: Staff Picnic is May 20

President Subra Suresh and Provost-Designate Farnam Jahanian invite all CMU staff to the annual Staff Picnic to celebrate the end of another successful academic year at CMU. MORE
Thursday, May 7, 2015

News Briefs

Electric RacecarThis week's news briefs include: Parking Open Enrollment Runs Through May 15; CMU's Electric Racecar Is Tops in Design; Alumni, Students Organize Earthquake Relief Efforts; Get Kudos at CMU; PSO Offers Discounts for CMU; Kennywood Park Picnic is June 13.

 MORE
Thursday, May 7, 2015

Personal Mention

Janet FeindelSue-mei WuNeil DonahueThis week's notables are: Sue-mei Wu; Neil Donahue; Shirley Ho; Marie Avilez; Dan Walter; Sarah Bush; Ryan Jackson; Melanie Lucht; Andy Norman; Rachel Askey, Liz Milavec, Amir Rahnamay-Azar and Chet Warzynski.

 MORE
Thursday, April 30, 2015

News Briefs

SplidditThis week's news briefs include: Alumni, Students Organize Earthquake Relief Efforts; Split a Cab and Work Shifts, Fairly; Senior Art Exhibit Opens; ProSEED/BrainHub Proposals Due; UHS Offers Skin Cancer Screenings Tomorrow and Monday; Meeting of the Minds Celebrates 20th Anniversary; Get Kudos at CMU; Nearing 1,000 ORCIDS; PSO Offers Discounts for CMU.

 MORE
Thursday, April 30, 2015

Personal Mention

Janet FeindelJanet FeindelThis week's notables are: Janet Madelle Feindel; Duane Seppi; Darlene Scalese; Alex Imas; David Kaufer; Doru Meltei, Suzanne Dixon, Christine Gilchrist, Renee Barcelona and Nada Waleed Soudy.

 MORE
Thursday, April 23, 2015

News Briefs

3D BunnyThis week's news briefs include: Staff Council Reps Elected; ProSEED/BrainHub Proposals Due May 1; Scott Institute, WESA Launch Radio Program; Researchers Unveil 3-D Fabric Printing Technique; CMU Takes 3rd in Business Plan Competition; CMU Recognized by Tree Campus USA; UHS Offers Skin Cancer Screenings; PSO Offers Discounts for CMU. MORE
Thursday, April 23, 2015

Personal Mention

Alessandro AcquistiThis week's notables are: Alessandro Acquisti; Anita Barkin and Amanda Powell; John O'Brien and Fuad Farooqi; Lisa Tetrault; Finn Kydland; Ameera Tag; Dudley Reynolds; Alicia Salaz; Chad Shafer; Jay Aronson and Christophe Combemale; Roberta Klatzky, Lori Holt and Marlene Behrmann.

 MORE
Thursday, April 16, 2015

Tepper Quad Site Preparation Begins May 19

Forbes Trench SiteThe work will entail digging a 28-foot deep trench across Forbes Avenue to bring utility lines from main campus to the Tepper Quad site at the Morewood parking lot. MORE
Thursday, April 16, 2015

News Briefs

Daughters and Sons to Work Day LogoThis week's news briefs include: UHS Offers Skin Cancer Screenings; Researchers Discover How Pain Fine-Tunes Pain Relief; Chemists Create Gold Nanoparticles That Reflect Nature's Patterns; Register Your Child for Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day; PSO Offers Discounts for CMU; Household Chemical Collection Event is May 2. MORE
Thursday, April 16, 2015

Personal Mention

Lorna McGheeThis week's notables are: Lorna McGhee; Roberta Klatzky, Lori Holt and Marlene Behrmann; Sheng Shen; and Kiron Skinner. MORE
Thursday, April 9, 2015

News Briefs

Institute for Politics and StrategyThis week's news briefs include: Dietrich College To Create Institute for Politics and Strategy; Participate in ORCID @ CMU; Field Day for Kids is Sunday; Last Call: Vote for Staff Concil Reps; Register Your Child for Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day; Household Chemical Collection Event is May 2. MORE
Thursday, April 9, 2015

Personal Mention

Scott SandageMaria Rosa RodriguezThis week's notables are: Scott Sandage; María del Mar Rosa-Rodríguez; Jillian Jaycox & Joshua Kubiak; John Nash; Martin Prekop; and Lincoln Wolfenstein. MORE
Thursday, April 2, 2015

Strategic Plan To Transition to Drafting Phase

University Policies BannerFaculty, students and staff discussed strategies to encourage students to take intellectual risks, reduce the stress culture, and learn to work across disciplines at the penultimate town hall meeting for the university strategic plan on March 25. MORE
Thursday, April 2, 2015

Academic Idols: Ph.D.s Compete in Three Minute Thesis Championship

3MT ThesisEleven finalists will compete for top honors in CMU's second annual Three Minute Thesis Championship from 5 - 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 7 the Gates Hillman center's Rashid Auditorium. MORE
Thursday, April 2, 2015

News Briefs

Staff Council logoThis week's news briefs include: Vote for Staff Concil Reps; Registration Opens for Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day; Student Startups Earn Capital; CUC Construction Transitions to Steel Erection Phase; Autodesk Exec To Kick Off Partnership, New Course; Discount Tickets to Hershey Park; Golf Outing Benefits Canine Angels. MORE
Thursday, April 2, 2015

Personal Mention

Diana HydeJosh QuicksallJessica StanleyThis week's notables are: SCS Founder's Day Award Winners: Charlie Garrod; Red Whittaker; Scott Hudson, James Fogarty, Daniel Avrahami, Johnny Lee, Chris Harrison and Robert Xiao; Rob Simmons; Jamie Gregory, Jim Skees and Paul Stockhausen; Joshua Quicksall and Diana Hyde; Tracy Farbacher; Allen Stoltzfus; Jessica Stanley; Alison Chiocchi; and Nichole Merritt. MORE
Thursday, March 26, 2015

News Briefs

Walking to the SkyThis week's news briefs include: Walking to the Sky Figures To Be Restored; BXA Presents Kaleidoscope; Professional Development a Finalist for HR Award; Discount Tickets to Hershey Park; Golf Outing Benefits Canine Angels. MORE
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Personal Mention

Andreea RitivoiThis week's notables are: Andreea Deciu Ritivoi; Brian Junker; Euan Wielewski. MORE
Thursday, March 19, 2015

Town Hall Solicits New Ideas on Diversity

University Policies BannerThe meeting approached diversity from three perspectives: recruitment, success and leadership, and culture and climate. MORE
Thursday, March 19, 2015

News Briefs

George TakeiThis week's news briefs include: George Takei, Azar Nafisi Headline Humanities Festival; Qatar Welcomes String Quartet; ORCID @ CMU; Libraries Seeking Excellence Award Nominees; ProSEED/Crosswalk Grant Proposals Due April 1; Summer Outreach Classes Offered; Summer Camps at Carnegie Museums; Seeking Presenters for TOD&STW. MORE
Thursday, March 19, 2015

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Hahna Alexander and Matt Stanton; Christos Faloutsos; Thomas Vandenberg. MORE
Thursday, March 12, 2015

News Briefs

Hamerschlag HallThis week's news briefs include: Graduate Engineering Program Ranks 4th in U.S.; New ProSEED Grants Announced; ProSEED/Crosswalk Grant Proposals Due April 1; Summer Outreach Classes Offered; Summer Camps at Carnegie Museums; Seeking Presenters for TOD&STW. MORE
Thursday, March 12, 2015

Personal Mention

Travis BreauxThis week's notables are: Travis Breaux; Koushil Sreenath; Manuela Veloso; Christophe Combemale; Gary Aldrich and Tim Connelly. MORE
Thursday, March 5, 2015

News Briefs

Humanities FestivalThis week's news briefs include: CMU, Cultural Trust Presents Humanties Festival; CMU Discounts for the PSO This Weekend; Last Call: Innovative Health Care Proposals Due March 9; ProSEED/Crosswalk Grant Proposals Due April 1; Gelfand Center Offers Summer Outreach Classes; Register for Student Employee Appreciation Lunch; Last Call: Staff Council Seeks At-Large Nominees. MORE
Thursday, March 5, 2015

Personal Mention

William CooperThis week's notables are: M. Bernardine Dias, Jessica Hodgins, Katia Sycara and Manuela Veloso; Dolly Hus, Catherine Groschner and Rachel Shaffer; Matt Marsteller; Joel Greenhouse; Robert Siegler; and William Cooper (left). MORE
Thursday, February 26, 2015

News Briefs

Staff Council logoThis week's news briefs include: Staff Council Seeks At-Large Nominees; PSO Discounts to Romeo and Juliet and Swan Lake; Carnegie Bosch Institute Seeks Proposals; JCC Open Houses Today and March 5; I-Corps Site Chooses 16 Startups; Seeking Presenters for Daughters and Sons To Work Day; AED/CPR Training Offered; Innovative Health Care Proposals Due March 9. MORE
Thursday, February 26, 2015

Personal Mention

Boris BukhRaphael FlauglerAriel ProcacciaThis week's notables are: Boris Bukh, Raphael Flauger and Ariel Procaccia; James Garrett and Mitchell Small; Herman Herman and Anthony Stentz; Waleed Ammar and Justin Meza; Kevin Fall; Lowell Taylor; Shawn Litster; Po-Shen Loh. MORE
Thursday, February 19, 2015

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: China May Lead U.S. in Adopting Electric Cars; Mindfulness Affects Your Health; Seeking Presenters for Daughters and Sons To Work Day; AED/CPR Training Offered; PSO Discounts; Gelfand Center Offers Outreach Classes; Utility Line Work Begins Along Forbes Avenue; Innovative Health Care Proposals Requested. MORE
Thursday, February 19, 2015

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: David Brumley, Shirley Ho, Jeanne VanBriesen, Danielle Chirdon, Jesse Schell and Luis von Ahn; Clayton Merrell; Albert Presto; Alan McGaughey; Finn Kydland; Benjamin Reilly; Christopher Phillips. MORE
Thursday, February 19, 2015

Changes to CMU Retirement Plans Effective April 1

Retirement ImageChanges will include a new core lineup of funds with very competitive fees, and a much wider selection of funds from a variety of providers that will satisfy the needs of participants who want more flexibility and choice. MORE
Thursday, February 12, 2015

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Gelfand Center Offers Outreach Classes; CAS Selects "Requiem for Rice" for Performance Initiative; PSO Offers CMU Discounts for "Casablanca"; Utility Line Work Begins Along Forbes Avenue; 2014-15 CMU Factbook Now Online; Innovative Health Care Proposals Requested; Tartans To Offer Swimming Lessons. MORE
Thursday, February 12, 2015

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Jonathan Caulkins; Steve Kloehn; Donna Harsch; Joel Tarr; Scott Weingart; Pulkit Grover. MORE
Thursday, February 5, 2015

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: 2014-15 CMU Factbook Now Online; Research Team To Study Climate Change and Infrastructure; Innovative Health Care Proposals Requested; Magazine Wins Awards; Tartans To Offer Swimming Lessons; CMWA Presents "Why Women Struggle in the Workplace."
 MORE
Thursday, February 5, 2015

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Jeanne VanBriesen; MIchael Trick; Susanne Slavick; Stephen Fienberg; Kevin González;  Duane Seppi; Martin Gaynor; Fatma Kilinç-Karzan; Aleksandr Kazachkov;
 MORE
Thursday, February 5, 2015

Ideas for Transforming CMU Proliferate Strategic Plan Meeting

University Policies BannerSome of the suggestions included: providing alumni lifelong access to CMU courses; replacing lecture halls with collaborative learning spaces; and requiring undergraduates to spend at least one semester abroad.
 MORE
Thursday, January 29, 2015

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: CMWA Presents "Why Women Struggle in the Workplace"; Give Your High School Students a SPARK; Preview CMU Libraries New Home Page; PSO Offers Discounts for CMU; Nominate Graduate Students for Teaching and Service.
 MORE
Thursday, January 29, 2015

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Mark Kamlet and Kiron Skinner; Baruch Fischhoff; Linda Bendict-Jones; Alan McGaughey; and Mario Berges, Christopher Bettinger, Aditya Khair and Anthony Rowe.
 MORE
Thursday, January 22, 2015

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Discovering Idiosyncratic Brain Patterns in Autism; Preview CMU Libraries New Home Page; PSO Offers Discounts for CMU; CTTEC Sponsors American Invents Act Seminars; Nominate Graduate Students for Teaching and Service.
 MORE
Thursday, January 22, 2015

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: James Rohr; Lisa Zilinski; Linda Babcock; Edmund Clarke; Jay Aronson; Alex John London; and Siriana Abboud, Joshua Brown, Michelle Mathew, Michael Mingo and Sophie Rose Zucker. MORE
Thursday, January 22, 2015

Second Strategic Plan Town Hall Seeks Input on Key Initial Recommendations

Policies BannerThe town hall meeting from 4:30 - 6 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 28 in the Posner Center, will feature a workshop to further develop the key initial recommendations in the plan's three focus areas. MORE
Thursday, January 15, 2015

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Solution to Poker Game Just the Beginning; Reconfigurable Robots; Brain Research in Person & Movement Recognition; Fitness Open House is Friday; CTTEC Sponsors American Invents Act Seminars; CMU Named to Community Service Honor Roll. MORE
Thursday, January 15, 2015

Personal Mention

This week's notables are John R. Anderson, Darlene Scalese, Chester Spatt; Gerry Balbier, Selma Limam-Mansar, Brian Kovak, Lorrie Faith Cranor, Jim Ray Daniels, Zoe Levenson and Dimeji Onafuwa. MORE
Thursday, January 8, 2015

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Mellon Foundation Grant Supports Humanities; Shipbreakers Airs on WQED Saturday; Online Teams Influenced by Same Factors as Groups that Communicate in Person; Healthy Campus Kickoff is Jan. 14; MechE Students Showcase Capstone Projects; The SEI's Top 10 Blog Posts of 2014; CMU Welcomes New Employee Assistance Program Provider; McGinnis Venture Competition Deadline is Jan. 15; Calling All Ph.D.s: 3MT @ CMU. MORE
Thursday, January 8, 2015

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Robert Cavalier; Joseph Kadane; Yong-Lae Park; Alex Waible, Howie Choset and Diana Marculescu; Shelley Anna, Michael Bockstaller, Roy Briere, Tiziana Di Matteo, Colin Morningstar and Reinhard Schumacher; Lois Josephs Fowler. MORE