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Thursday, January 12, 2017

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Joana Ricou
News makers: John Tarnoff; Vivian Loftness; Joana Ricou; Marsha Lovett, Ken Koedinger and Lauren Herckis

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

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Online MBA Program Ranked #2 by U.S. News & World Report; Swartz Center for Entreprenuership's Spring CONNECTS Seminar Series Starts Jan. 19; Vacant No More: CMU Students Present Urban Development Solutions to Pittsburgh City Council; and more.
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Thursday, January 5, 2017

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Parking Services Offices on the Move; CMU Raised More Than $14K for Special Olympics; CMU Food Drive a Success; Athletics Department Offers Golf Lessons; ProSEED/Simon Initiative Proposals Due Feb. 10; Give to the United Way.
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Thursday, January 5, 2017

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Dena Tsamitis
News makers: Jelena Kovačević, Dena Haritos Tsamitis; David Danks; and Maggie Sikora.

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Thursday, December 15, 2016

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Program Gives Staff View From Different Lens; Give to the United Way; CMU Named Among Top Military Friendly Schools; New Tool for Faculty Helps with Courses Involving Student Teams; Staff Discounts to Kennywood's Holiday Lights.
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Thursday, December 15, 2016

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Roger Dannenberg
News makers: Devan Shimoyama; Roger Dannenberg; Howie Choset and Manuela Veloso; Franco Sciannameo; Alex John London; Rob Kass; Bart Astor.

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Thursday, December 8, 2016

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Janet FeindelDavid BrumleyAlex HillsNews makers: David Brumely; Alex Hills; Baruch Fischhoff; David J. Creswell; and Ersin Körpeoğlu. Obituary: Henry R. Piehler

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Thursday, December 8, 2016

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LensProgram Gives Staff View From Different Lens; Organizational Realignment Announced; New Tool for Faculty Helps with Courses Involving Student Teams; Register Your Child for Saturday Classes; Staff Discounts to Kennywood's Holiday Lights; Holiday Sale at University Store. MORE
Thursday, December 1, 2016

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HPCwire Award GraphicFacebook To Acquire CMU Facial Analysis Spinoff; Tepper Ph.D. Students Honored by INFORMS; Tepper Magazine Now Online; Register Your Child for Saturday Classes; Bookfair Supports Children's School; PSC Earns HPCwire Awards; Staff Discounts to Kennywood's Holiday Lights; Last Call: Support Toys for Tots Campaign; Holiday Sale at University Store. MORE
Thursday, December 1, 2016

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Janet FeindelJim GarrettKumar BhagavatulaDavid KinderlehrerNews makers: James Garrett, Vijayakumar Bhagavatula and David Kinderlehrer; Andrew Moore; Jane Bernstein; Stephen Fienberg; and Stefanie Sydlik.

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Thursday, November 17, 2016

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Newspaper graphicShop Tonight for CMU's Children's School; Case Competition Winners Announced; Customer Appreciation Event at Costco; Meet the Architects for the Sorrells Library Renovations; Staff Discounts to Kennywood's Holiday Lights; Support Toys for Tots Campaign; Holiday Sale at University Store. MORE
Thursday, November 17, 2016

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Janet FeindelJudith HallinenRachel BurcinNews makers: Judith Hallinen and Rachel Burcin; Norman Bier; Dudley Reynolds; and Sean Bowie.

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Thursday, November 10, 2016

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Open EnrollmentOpen Enrollment Ends Nov. 14; Volunteer To Stop Hunger Now; Shop for CMU's Children's School, Nov. 17; Dining Services To Discuss Special Needs; Posner Fine Arts Foundation Seeks Intern; Support Toys for Tots Campaign; Alumni Association Seeks Student Service Nominees. MORE
Thursday, November 10, 2016

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Janet FeindelLenore BlumManuel BlumNews makers: Lenore and Manuel Blum; Ken Hovis; Robert Binder; Neil Donahue; Scott Barsotti.

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

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Open EnrollmentOpen Enrollment Underway Through Nov. 14; Seven Named Andrew W. Mellon Fellows; Toys for Tots Campaign Kicks Off Nov. 7; Education Awards Nomination Deadline is Nov. 7; Alumni Association Seeks Student Service Nomineed; Schedule Your Flu Shot Today. MORE
Thursday, November 3, 2016

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Janet FeindelKristina StraubPierce WilliamsNews makers: Kristina Straub; Pierce Williams; David Kaufer; Vincent Aleven.

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Thursday, October 27, 2016

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Happy HalloweenCMU Co-Hosts Colloquium on Digital Governance and Security; Rising Stars Workshop Comes to CMU; CMU Testing Water Quality; Education Awards Nomination Deadline is Nov. 7; Staff Council Offers Discounts to Halloween Attractions; Schedule Your Flu Shot Today. MORE
Thursday, October 27, 2016

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Janet FeindelKrzyztof MatyjaszewskiKatie WhiteheadNews makers: Krzysztof Matyjaszewski; Katie Whitehead; Edda Fields-Black; Rich Lackner; and Travis Breaux.

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Thursday, October 20, 2016

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Food CansFood Drive Kickoff Today at Noon; ISO Hosts Cyber Security Mini-Conference; Dietrich Undergraduate Colloquium is Nov. 4; Engineering Seeks Staff Award Nominees; Staff Council Offers Discounts to Halloween Attractions; Schedule Your Flu Shot Today; ProSEED Grant Applications Now Available. MORE
Thursday, October 20, 2016

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Janet FeindelMartin GaynorSubra SureshNews makers: Martin Gaynor; Subra Suresh; Christopher Olivola; Dena Haritos Tsamitis; and Andrzej Strojwas.

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

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Newspaper graphicSURG Proposal Deadline is Oct. 26; Alumni Association Seeks Student Service Nominees; Staff Council Offers Discounts to Halloween Attractions; Support Those in Recovery; Schedule Your Flu Shot Today; ProSEED Grant Applications Now Available. MORE
Wednesday, October 12, 2016

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Janet FeindelSue-mei WuNews makers: Sue-mei Wu; Casey Roark;

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Thursday, October 6, 2016

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Voting ButtonVoting Questions? Students Have Created a Website for That; SCS To Offer Computational Biology Major; Staff Council Offers Discounts to Halloween Attractions; Alumni Launch Health Care Website in Arabic; Schedule Your Flu Shot Today; ProSEED Grant Applications Now Available. MORE
Thursday, October 6, 2016

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Janet FeindelMary ShawNews makers: Mary Shaw; Roberta Klatzky; David Kaufer.

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Thursday, September 29, 2016

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Rebecca DoergeInstallation Ceremony for MCS Dean Rebecca Doerge Is Oct. 6; CMU Night at the PSO Is Oct. 7; Flu Shot Clinics Have Begun; ProSEED Grant Applications Now Available; Libraries Host Fall Workshop Series. MORE
Thursday, September 29, 2016

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Janet FeindelLinda ArgoteNews makers: Linda Argote; Steven Chase; Vinayak Kedlaya; John Miller.

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

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FluFlu Shot Clinics Begin Sept. 27; Object-Detecting Technology Wins Fast Company Award; Installation Ceremony Set for MCS Dean Rebecca Doerge; CMU Night at the PSO Is Oct. 7; Dietrich Undergraduate Colloquium Meeting Sept. 27. MORE
Thursday, September 22, 2016

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Janet FeindelMarsha LovettNews makers: Marsha Lovett; Jim Daniels; William Eddy; and David Danks.

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Thursday, September 15, 2016

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Musical NotesCMU Startup ModCloth To Open Pop-Up Shop Downtown; CMU Night at the PSO Is Oct. 7; iNoodle Grand Opening Today in Newell-Simon; AT&T To Replace Battery on Warner Hall Roof; Mortar Board Presents Gold Torch to CMU Chapter. MORE
Thursday, September 15, 2016

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Janet FeindelJared CohonNews makers: Jared L. Cohon; Rob Kass; Baruch Fischhoff; Will Gossett.

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Thursday, September 8, 2016

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Speck SensorCMU Reaccreditation Process Underway;  CMU, Tsinghua Renew Dual Master's Degree Program; iNoodle Opens in Newell-Simon; M&C Publishes New Online Resource for Staff; New Offerings from University Libraries; SpeckSensor App Tracks "Dirty Days." MORE
Thursday, September 8, 2016

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Janet FeindelRalph VituccioMarlene BehrmannNews makers: Ralph Vituccio; Marlene Behrmann; George Loewenstein and Saurabh Bhargava.

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Thursday, September 1, 2016

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CMU Pirates HatCMU Night at PNC Park Is Sept. 7; Alumni Give Car Museum a Tune Up; CONNECT at CIE's Fall Seminar Series; Project Helps Students Become Fluent with Technology; Exercise Classes Free for Students; Event Will Explore Opportunities in Digital Health Care. MORE
Thursday, September 1, 2016

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Janet FeindelSpyros PandisKristina StraubNews makers: Spyros Pandis; Kristina Straub; Steve Schlossman; and Larry Cartwright.

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Meeting To Discuss Forbes Safety Improvement Project

Forbes TrafficPennDOT officials will present the two-part project at 5 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 31, in Rangos 3 of the Cohon University Center. MORE
Thursday, August 25, 2016

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Craig Street CrawlCraig Street Crawl Saturday, Aug. 27; CMU Night at PNC Park Is Sept. 7; Students Win Geothermal Design Challenge; Event Will Explore Opportunities in Digital Health Care; Miller Gallery Hosts Works by Renowned French Architect; Purchase Discounted Tickets to Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival. MORE
Thursday, August 25, 2016

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Janet FeindelKatie WhiteheadJean YangNews makers: Katie Whitehead; Jean Yang; and Krzysztof Matyjaszewski.

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Thursday, August 18, 2016

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LEED GoldHamburg Hall Project Earns LEED Gold; Parking Assignments Now Available; Electric Car Lot Closed for Construction of TCS Building; Purchase Discounted Tickets to Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival; Register Your Child for Gelfand's Saturday Series; Craig Street Crawl Returns Aug. 27. MORE
Thursday, August 18, 2016

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Janet FeindelChris BettingerKris MatyjaszewskiNews makers: Alfred Blumstein; Christopher Bettinger and Krzysztof Matyjaszewski.

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Thursday, August 11, 2016

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Psychology CakePsychology Department Celebrates 100 Years; Parking Assignments Now Available; CMU-Q Students Among Winners of Coding Contest; Purchase Discounted Tickets to Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival; Register Your Child for Gelfand's Saturday Series; Craig Street Crawl Returns Aug. 27. MORE
Thursday, August 11, 2016

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Janet FeindelVyas SekarBarbara JohnstoneNews makers: Vyas Sekar; Barabara Johnstone; Scott Weingart; Joes Tarr; and Robert Page.

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Thursday, August 4, 2016

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Newspaper IconPGSS Students Tie Eight World Records; Art Exhibit Documents Work To Revive Cuban Art Schools; Register Your Child for Gelfand's Saturday Series; Craig Street Crawl Returns Aug. 27; Grable Grant Funds PSC Education Program; and more. MORE
Thursday, August 4, 2016

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Janet FeindelBob DammonBaruch FischhoffNews makers: Robert Dammon; Baruch Fischhoff; Sue-mei Wu, Gang Liu and Haixia Wang; and J. Fletcher Osterle.

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Thursday, July 28, 2016

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DARPA Cyber ChallengeCMU Professor To Compete in Computer vs. Computer Hacking; Finance Division Participates in NACUBO Meeting; CMU Stars in Quantum Theatre Production; 2016-17 Wall Calendars Now Available; AED/CPR Training Offered. MORE
Thursday, July 28, 2016

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Janet FeindelMichael LevineRalph RoskiesNews makers: Michael Levine and Ralph Roskies; George Loewenstein and Julie Downs; Edward Kennedy; and LaShawnda Thomas.

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

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Quantum Theater PerformanceDocumentary Featuring CMU To Screen July 29; CMU Stars in Quantum Theatre Production; 2016-17 Wall Calendars Now Available; Oakland Restaurant Week Returns; AED/CPR Training Offered; Openings Available for CMU's FITT Camp. MORE
Thursday, July 21, 2016

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Janet FeindelMartin GaynorEdda Fields BlackNews makers: Martin Gaynor; Edda Fields-Black; John Choi and Shanna Tellerman.

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Thursday, July 14, 2016

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Pizza ManCasting Call for Netflix Series; Carnegie Mellon Women's Association Names 2017-17 Officers; Oakland Restaurant Week Returns; AED/CPR Training Offered; Openings Available for CMU's FITT Camp; Leadership Academy for Women Offers Staff Discounts. MORE
Thursday, July 14, 2016

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Janet FeindelJohn MillerAndy NormanNews makers: John Miller; Andy Norman; Rachel Holladay; John Pyles; and Luke Skurman.

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Thursday, July 7, 2016

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Newspaper Icon Swimming Pool To Close Through Aug. 5; Openings Available for CMU's FITT Camp; Abandoned Bicycles To Be Removed July 13; Leadership Academy for Women Offers Staff Discounts; Defensive Driving Classes Offered; and more. MORE
Thursday, July 7, 2016

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Janet FeindelFarnam JahanianNews makers: Farnam Jahanian; Erica Fuchs; Kathy Newman; and Michael Trick.

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Thursday, June 30, 2016

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Newspaper Icon Swimming Pool To Close Through Aug. 5; Mindful Living Summer Series Begins Today; Abandoned Bicycles To Be Removed July 13; Leadership Academy for Women Offers Staff Discounts; Defensive Driving Classes Offered; and more. MORE
Thursday, June 30, 2016

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Janet FeindelNews makers: Stephen E. Fienberg, T.D. Jacobsen, John H. Miller, Dudley Reynolds, Laurie Weingart.

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Thursday, June 23, 2016

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Newspaper IconCMU, White House To Co-Host AI Workshop; Stormwater Tanks Installation is Underway; SEI Team Wins Defense Security Service Honor; Mindful Living Summer Series Begins June 30; Abandoned Bicycles To Be Removed July 13; Get Your Student to College on the Right Foot; and more. MORE
Thursday, June 23, 2016

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Janet FeindelTakeo KanadeNews makers: Takeo Kanade; Alessandro Acquisti; Ting Shih; Robert Kass; and Jane Bernstein.

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Thursday, June 16, 2016

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Andy LogoGet Your Student to College on the Right Foot; CMU Leadership and Negotiation Academy for Women Offers Staff Discount; Say "Thank You" With an Andy Award Nomination; Defensive Driving Classes Offered. MORE
Thursday, June 16, 2016

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Janet FeindelSridhar TayurJane BernsteinNews makers: Sridhar Tayur; Jane Bernstein; Anupam Datta; and George Loewenstein.

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Thursday, June 9, 2016

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Patient Consent FormETC Projects Among Top 10 in Education Gaming; Get Your Student to College on the Right Foot; New Forms Improve Patient Consent Comprehension; CMU Leadership and Negotiation Academy for Women Offers Staff Discount; Join CMU in Pittsburgh Pride Parade; Say "Thank You" With an Andy Award Nomination; Last Call for Tickets: CMU Day at Kennywood Park is June 11. MORE
Thursday, June 9, 2016

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Janet FeindelRobert SieglerDon CarterNews makers: Robert Siegler; Donald Carter; Paul Eiss, Karen Faulk, John Soluri; Mariana Achugar, Felipe Gómez and Therese Tardio.

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Friday, June 3, 2016

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Newspaper Team "Coin Toss" Wins Neurohackathon; Clouds Provide Clue to Better Climate Predictions; Join CMU in Pittsburgh Pride Parade; Say "Thank You" With an Andy Award Nomination; CMU Day at Kennywood Park is June 11; MORE
Friday, June 3, 2016

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Janet FeindelRandy PauschBrooke TsuNews makers: Randy Pausch and Brooke Tsu.

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Thursday, May 26, 2016

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KennywoodSimon ProSEED Grants Awarded to Nine Learning Science Projects; Say "Thank You" With an Andy Award Nomination; CMU Day at Kennywood Park is June 11; New Website Features FAA Drone Regulations; Chien Ho Develops Bio-Mimicry Method for Preparing and Labeling Stem Cells. MORE
Thursday, May 26, 2016

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Janet FeindelCharlene CastellanoKiron SkinnerNews makers: Charlene Castellano, Kiron Skinner, Alex John London, Nico Slate, Aryn Gittis and Joel McManus.

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Thursday, May 19, 2016

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KennywoodCMU Day at Kennywood Park is June 11; More Walking to the Sky Figures Removed for Restoration; New Website Features FAA Drone Regulations; Users' Perceptions of Password Security May Need a Reality Check; Say "Thank You" With an Andy Award Nomination; and more. MORE
Thursday, May 19, 2016

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Janet FeindelRodney McClendonJoe BernardingMaria CuellarNews makers: Rodney McClendon; Joe Bernarding, Maria Cuellar, Julian Shun, Laura Berry, Daniel Fonner, Chelsea Kolb, Lauren Mobertz, Juan Acosta.

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Thursday, May 12, 2016

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KennywoodCMU Day at Kennywood Park is June 11; Dietrich College Selects 11 Honors Fellows; Build a Balanced Workout at Physical Training Camp; CMU Recognized by Tree Campus USA; High-Rise Building Evacuation Drills Set for May 20; Say "Thank You" With an Andy Award Nomination; and more. MORE
Thursday, May 12, 2016

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Janet FeindelDavid MawhinneyLenore BlumJonathan CaganNews makers: David Mawhinney, Lenore Blum and Jonathan Cagan; Stephen Brookes; Vyas Sekar; Amy Ogan; Tuomas Sandholm; Richard Purcell and Richard Randall; Lisa Tetrault.

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Thursday, May 5, 2016

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CMU BhangraDance, A Cappella Teams a Hit in Competitions; BrainHub Projects Receive Funding; Students Win Hackathon With Telemedicine Technology; New Center Aims To Create Cleaner, Healthier Environment; Parking Applications Due May 9; and more. MORE
Thursday, May 5, 2016

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Janet FeindelConrad ZapantaJim HerbslebNews makers: Conrad Zapanta; Jim Herbsleb; Martin Gaynor; Rebecca Alford; Rachel Askey and Kathy Proch; Kevin Zollman; Joanna Wolfe; MCS Staff Award winners.

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Thursday, April 28, 2016

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NewspaperChampionship Pitch Sends Team to World Finals; New Policy Website Launches; Heinz College Named Top Analytics Program; VentureBridge Team Wins $65K Fellowship; EH&S To Conduct Building Evacuation Drills May 20; and more. MORE
Thursday, April 28, 2016

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Janet FeindelTom  MitchellLorrie CranorNews makers: Tom Mitchell; Lorrie Faith Cranor; Dennis Trumble; Remi Adam van Compernolle; David Thompson; Daniel Maturana and Sankalp Arora; and Eileen Wu.

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Thursday, April 21, 2016

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Daugters and Sons To Work DayRothberg's Roasters II Opens Wednesday; "Shipbreakers" Wins Film Award; Mitchell's Is Closing; Supplementary Round: ProSEED/Crosswalk Proposals Due April 29; Last Call: Register for Take Our Daughters & Sons To Work Day; and more. MORE
Thursday, April 21, 2016

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Janet FeindelManojkumar PuthenveeduMadelyn MillerNews makers: Manojkumar Puthenveedu; Madelyn Miller; Ken Koedinger; Alex John London; Anis Charfi; and Leon "Pete" Smith.

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Thursday, April 14, 2016

News Briefs

Daugters and Sons To Work Day Supplementary Round: ProSEED/Crosswalk Proposals Due April 29; Nominate Students for SOAR Honors; Guest Lecturers at CMU-Q;  Staff Discount to Tepper Executive Ed Programs; Take Our Daughters & Sons To Work Day Registration; and more. MORE
Thursday, April 14, 2016

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Janet FeindelWolfgang GatterbauerLinda BabcockNews makers: Wolfgang Gatterbauer; Linda Babcock; Kiron Skinner; Ania Jaroszewicz; Joshua Brakensiek; Nikhil Balram; and the SCS Faculty and Staff Award Winners.

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Thursday, April 7, 2016

News Briefs

Daugters and Sons To Work Day Staff Council Elections and Ice Cream Social; Staff Discount to Tepper Executive Ed Programs; Take Our Daughters & Sons To Work Day Registration; CMU Think Begins with Sports and Games; and more. MORE
Thursday, April 7, 2016

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Janet FeindelMeagan MauterSusan TsuSuttirat LarlarbNews makers: Meagan Mauter; Susan Tsu and Suttirat Larlarb; Tzahi Cohen-Karni; Danielle Wenner; Jennifer Keating-Miller; Shishir Gupta.

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Thursday, March 31, 2016

News Briefs

Daugters and Sons To Work DayStudents Host Sustainability Weekend; Carnegie Mellon Today Honored; BrainHub Sponsors NeuroHackathon; NREC Team Picked as Blueberry Finalist; Staff Discount to Tepper Executive Ed Programs;  Take Our Daughters & Sons To Work Day Registration; and more. MORE
Thursday, March 31, 2016

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Janet Feindel Imin YehIan AsenjoNews makers: Imin Yeh; Ian Asenjo; Maria Cuellar; Shannon Gallagher and Lee Richardson;

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Thursday, March 24, 2016

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NewspaperIt's Elementary for Presidential Candidates; Faculty Brief Congress on 3-D Printing; Website Sheds Light on Privacy Policies; Statistics Hosts First Data Science Cup; CMUThink Begins With Sports and Games; Volunteers Needed for Take Our Sons & Daughters to Work Day; Join the Celebration: #CMUwomen; and more. MORE
Thursday, March 24, 2016

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Janet Feindel Manuela VelosoKatie WhitefootNews makers: Manuela Veloso; Katie Whitefoot; Kaytie Nielsen; Boris Bukh; Cheryl Begandy.

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Thursday, March 17, 2016

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NewspaperVolunteers Needed for Take Our Sons & Daughters to Work Day; Gelfand's Summer Series; Join the Celebration: #CMUwomen; Student Employee Appreciation Lunch is April 6; and more. MORE
Thursday, March 17, 2016

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Janet Feindel Mike SteidelShernell SmithNews makers: Michael Steidel and Greg Edleman; M. Shernell Smith; Richard Purcell; Di Xiao; James Wynn; Gary Aldrich; Melanie Diaz; Sean O'Leary.

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Thursday, March 10, 2016

News Briefs

NewspaperAu Bon Pain Sampling Event Tuesday; Pittsburgh Week at CMU-Q; "Moon Shot" Features CMU Team; Staff Council Elections Underway; Gelfand's Summer Series; Join the Celebration: #CMUwomen; NREC To Host Industry Day; Student Employee Appreciation Lunch is April 6; and more. MORE
Thursday, March 10, 2016

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Janet Feindel Jaime CarbonellJustine CassellNews makers: Jaime Carbonell; Justine Cassell; Kiron Skinner; Jelena Kovacevic; Lynn Walker; Pulkit Grover.

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Thursday, March 3, 2016

News Briefs

NewspaperJoin the Celebration: #CMUwomen; MAM Program Partners with Sedona Arts Center; NREC To Host Industry Day; Student Employee Appreciation Lunch is April 6; Forbes/Cohon Center Traffic Restrictions Delayed; ProSEED/Crosswalk Proposals Due March 31; Get Food Fast With GET; and more. MORE
Thursday, March 3, 2016

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Janet Feindel Ralph VituccioAngela NgNews makers: Ralph Vituccio; Angela Ng; Arnav Tayal; Ivan Sutherland; Scott Wasserman.

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Thursday, February 25, 2016

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POS 120th LogoRight Lane ClosedPokerBot Extendes Hot Streak; Celebrate the PSO's 120th Birthday; Electric Vehicles and Coal-Powered Plants; Forbes Avenue Traffic Restrictions; Simon Initiative Launches New Website; ProSEED/Crosswalk Proposals Due March 31; Get Food Fast With GET; and more. MORE
Thursday, February 25, 2016

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Janet Feindel Mary Jo DivelyNews makers: Mary Jo Dively; Jing Lei and Rayn Tibshirani; Abhinav Gupta and Wesley Pegden; Mariana Achugar.

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Thursday, February 18, 2016

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Right Lane Closed 2Forbes Avenue Traffic Restrictions; DHTI Seeks Fourth Round of Proposals; ProSEED/Crosswalk Proposals Due March 31; Celebrate the PSO's 120th Anniversary; Tartan Express Hits the Road; Swimming Lessons Offered; Architecture Outreach; Research Conduct Sessions; Defensive Driving and AED/CPR Classes; and more. MORE
Thursday, February 18, 2016

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Janet Feindel James GarrettMarty GaynorNews makers: James Garrett; Chris Pistorius; Martin Gaynor; Kannan Srinivasan; and Vincent Aleven, David Klahr, Ken Koedinger and Carolyn Rose.

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Thursday, February 11, 2016

News Briefs

NewspaperCelebrate Valentine's Day with the PSO; Recognize Outstanding Student Employees; Architecture Outreach Programs; Research Conduct Sessions Offered; Last Call: ProSEED Proposals Due; Last Call: Dietrich Proposals Due; Defensive Driving Classes Offered; AED/CPR Training Offered. MORE
Thursday, February 11, 2016

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Janet Feindel Gerard CornuejolsBob KrautNews makers: Gérard P. Cornuéjols; Robert Kraut; Andrew Moore; Almeda Beynon, Sharon Limpert and Sophie Schneider; Edgar Mitchell.

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Thursday, February 4, 2016

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AW Mellon Foundation LogoFoundation Names Five Digital Fellows; YesPlus Workshop Reduces Stress; Celebrate Valentine's Day with the PSO; Recognize Outstanding Student Employees; Architecture Outreach Programs; Tech Summer Camps; Research Conduct Sessions Offered; Last Call: Grad Student Nominations Due; Defensive Driving Classes Offered; Seeking Presenters for Daughters & Sons To Work Day. MORE
Thursday, February 4, 2016

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Janet Feindel Ryan SullivanVenkat ViswanathanNews makers: Ryan Sullivan and Venkat Viswanathan; Dudley Reynolds; George Loewenstein; Brian Hill.

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Thursday, January 28, 2016

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GET logoEmployees Will Receive New Tax Form; Faculty Committee on Diversity and Inclusion; Save Money Dining with DineXtra and GET; Team Develops Photosensitizer for Cell Manipulation; In Galaxy Clustering, Mass May Not Be Only Thing That Matters; ProSEED/BrainHub, Simon Initiative Proposals Due Feb. 12; Dietrich College Seeks Proposals; Defensive Driving Classes Offered. MORE
Thursday, January 28, 2016

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Janet Feindel John AndersonSubra SureshNews makers: John Anderson; Subra Suresh; B. Reeja Jayan; Maggie Braun and Eric Grotzinger; Bart Kolodziejczyk.

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Thursday, January 21, 2016

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Sundance LogoStudents To Attend Sundance Film Festival; Alumni Startups Honored at HITLAB World Cup; PSC a Partner in Cybersecurity Center for NSF Research; Trojan Cockroach Celebrated in Posner Exhibit; ProSEED/BrainHub and Simon Initiative Proposals Due Feb. 12; Dietrich College Seeks Proposas for TEL, Digital Humanities; Defensive Driving Classes Offered; Seeking Orientation Counselors; Nominate Grad Students for Teaching and Service. MORE
Thursday, January 21, 2016

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Janet Feindel Saurab BhargavaJing LeiNews makers: Saurabh Bhargava; Jing Lei; Kara Nesimiuk; Adam Simpson; Len Brush.

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Thursday, January 14, 2016

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Ribbon RackOakland Restaurant WeekFitness Challenge Kicks Off Today; ProSEED/BrainHub and Simon Initiative Proposals Due Feb. 12; New Alumni Exhibit Opens at the Miller Gallery; Oakland Restaurant Week is Back; CMU-R First To Benefit From SMART Africa Fund; Seeking Presenters for Take Our Daughters & Sons To Work Day; Discounts to the PSO. MORE
Thursday, January 14, 2016

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Janet Feindel Kiron Skinner and Paul RyanAndrew MooreNews makers: Kiron Skinner; Andrew Moore; Rémi Adam van Compernolle; Merab Twahira; George Loewenstein; Jeffrey Williams.

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Thursday, January 7, 2016

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Oakland Restaurant WeekCohon and Stine on "Our Region's Business"; Oakland Restaurant Week is Back; Solar Absorbers Convert Sunlight to Heat; Sea Spray Affects Clouds; IPS Launches New Website; Employee Discounts and Perks; Crane Lift at Mellon Institute To Cause Restrictions; Grad Student Award Nomination Period Open; Seeking Presenters for Take Our Daughters & Sons To Work Day. MORE
Thursday, January 7, 2016

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Janet Feindel Amir Rahnamay-AzarEdda Fields-BlackNews makers: Amir Rahnamay-Azar; Rachel Askey, Elizabeth Milavec, Deanne Weaver and Carrie Nelson; Edda Fields-Black; Jay Aronson; Lee Branstetter; Adam Hodges; Ruth Vojtko; Billy Porter, Nikhil Balram; Thomas Brandt.

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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

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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.

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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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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;

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Thursday, May 14, 2015

Personal Mention

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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."
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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;
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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Thursday, December 19, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Shop Small, Shop Oakland This Season; SMART ID Card Update; CMUPD Takes the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics; CoBots Featured in NSF Video; TechShop Offers Discounts to CMU Community; C-MITES Offers Programs for Gifted Students; Nominations Now Open for Graduate Student Awards; Heinz Club Collecting Flash Drives for Students in Need; University Store To Renew Reading Series; Purchase Discounted Tickets to Kennywood's Holiday Lights; Spring Textbook Adoptions Due.

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Thursday, December 19, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Jared L. Cohon; Eswaran Subrahmanian; Ed Rubin; Jim Daniels; Matt Loebbaka; and Donna Beck and Lynn Berard.
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Thursday, December 12, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: TechShop Offers Discounts to CMU Community; Soccer Stars Earn Academic All-America Honors; C-MITES Offers Programs for Gifted Students; Campus Street Parking Rates Have Changed;Nominations Now Open for Graduate Student Awards; Heinz Club Collecting Flash Drives for Students in Need; Last Call: Review Your Payroll Data; Make Your Pledge to United Way Today; University Store To Renew Reading Series; Purchase Discounted Tickets to Kennywood's Holiday Lights; Spring Textbook Adoptions Due.

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Thursday, December 12, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, Raj Reddy and Subra Suresh; Jendayi Frazer; James Garrett Jr.; Robert Strauss; Burcu Akinci; Lynn Brusco; Elisabeth Kaske; Jay Kadane; Anthony Rowe and Mario Berges;  and David Garlan, James Gosling, Greg Morrisett and Milind Tambe. 
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Thursday, December 5, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Campus Street Parking Rates Have Changed; University Store Sale Friday; Group Exercise Classes Free Dec. 9-13; Nominations Now Open for Graduate Student Awards; CMU To Help Improve Math Instruction in City Schools; Improving Web Access for the Disabled; Clearing the Clutter to Impact Learning; Pittsburghers More Civic-Minded Than Most; Book Fair To Benefit Children's School; Review Your Employee Payroll Data; Support Toys for Tots; Make Your Pledge to United Way Today; University Store To Renew Reading Series; Purchase Discounted Tickets to Kennywood's Holiday Lights; Spring Textbook Adoptions Due.

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Thursday, December 5, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Mark Kamlet and Jay Apt; Metin Sitti; Jose Moura; Mark Baskinger; Barry Luokkala; Jimmy Zhu; Kathryn Roeder; Rich Erdelyi; Sheikha Amna bint Abdulaziz bin Jassim Al-Thani; and Khaled Harras and Dudley Reynolds.
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Thursday, November 21, 2013

News Briefs

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.

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Thursday, November 21, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Robert Strauss; Raj Rajkumar; Kasey Creswell; Nancy Galbraith; Robert Fallon; Chante Cox-Boyd; Lisa Tetrault; Sagar Chaki and Ipek Oskaya.
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Thursday, November 21, 2013

Inflationary Cosmology

Leading 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. 
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Thursday, November 14, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Open Enrollment Ends Monday; Food Drive Ends Monday; Triple Play: Three Teams Advance to Postseason Play; Toys for Tots Drive Begins Nov. 19; Part-time MBA Program Takes Top Spot; New Initiative To Begin at School of Music; Fall 2013 Quick Facts Online; Carnegie Mellon Today Honored; University Store To Renew Reading Series; Professional Writing Program Offers Info Session for Staff; Shop and Support CMU's Children's School; Purchase Discounted Tickets to Kennywood's Holiday Lights; Wanted: Student Applicants for Spring Posner Center Internship; Alumni Association Board Seeks New Members; United Way Needs Your Support; Spring Texbook Adoptions Due.

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Thursday, November 14, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Vivian Loftness; Chris Pistorius; Robert Swendsen; Pratibha Anjali Dohar; Eric Werner and Don Firesmith.
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Thursday, November 7, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Time To Select Your Benefits for 2014; 20th Annual Food Drive: Help Feed the Hungry; CMU-Q Networks With Local Business Community; Professional Writing Program Offers Info Session for Staff; Student Team Wins Architectural Award for Mobile Water Park; Shop and Support CMU's Children's School; Purchase Discounted Tickets to Kennywood's Holiday Lights; Wanted: Student Applicants for Spring Posner Center Internship; Alumni Association Board Seeks New Members; United Way Needs Your Support; Spring Texbook Adoptions Due.

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Thursday, November 7, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Leonardo Balada, Nancy Galbraith and Reza Vali; Nancy Mead; Michael Campayno; Alan Russell; Jon Peha; Astria Suparak; and Kevin González and Lauren Shapiro.
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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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Thursday, October 10, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Subra Suresh; Michael McHenry, Leonardo Balada, Robert Fallon and Emma Steele.
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Thursday, October 3, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Search Committee Hosts Town Hall Meetings; University of Salford Reps To Visit Oct. 10; Light-Up Nights at Mellon Institute; Libraries' Survey, Accunt Login Updated; CMU-SV Travel Hackathon; Annual Security Report Now Online; Open Benefits Forum is Oct. 29; Margaret Morrision St. Restrictions; FMS Drive Closed Oct. 5; Hamerschlag Exit Closed for Construction; AED/CPR Training Offered; Donut Dash Benefits Children's Hospital; Register for Relay for Life, Oct. 4-5; Memorial Soccer Tournament Planned for Oct. 13.

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Thursday, October 3, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Subra Suresh; Kathy Newman; and Selma Limam Mansar, Divakaran Liginial and Maher Hakim.
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Thursday, September 26, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: MSCF Program Earns #1 Ranking; Carnegie Mellon Qatar's 10th Year Opens With Record Enrollment; CMU Night at the PSO is Oct. 12; AED/CPR Training Offered; Seeking Student Science Stories; Alumni Return for Cabaret; ISO To Host Mobile Device Security Day, Oct. 3; Donut Dash Benefits Children's Hospital; Register for Relay for Life, Oct. 4-5; Memorial Soccer Tournament Planned for Oct. 13; and Goodman's Work Now in Digital Archives Collection.

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Thursday, September 26, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Neil M. Donahue; Anne Witchner Levin; Maria Sensi Sellner; Jon Klancher; Chris Jones; Allan Meltzer; Ashlie Henery; Michael Tarr and Peter Stick; and Jason Hong and Carmel Majidi.
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Thursday, September 19, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Faculty Participate in Asia Pacific Economic Forum; Alumni Return for Cabaret To Benefit Drama's Senior Showcase; New Scholarly Communications Website Released; Football Family Day is Sept. 28; ISO To Host Mobile Device Security Day, Oct. 3; Register for Relay for Life, Oct. 4-5; Efforts To Reduce Electricity Use a Success; Weight Watchers at CMU; Nominations Now Open for Education Awards; Responsible Conduct of Research Seminar Series Continues.
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Thursday, September 19, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Gary Fedder; Marlene Behrmann; Eric Nyberg; Kelvin Gregory; Steve Awodey; Alex John London, Jay Aronson and Lisa Parker;  James Swartz, Patrick Macedo, Jon Kinol and Geoff Entress; Manuel Blum, Edmund Clarke, Raj Reddy and Dana S. Scott; and Jason Richard Koenig, Anuj Kumar, Gabriela Marcu, Ishan Misra and Mrinmaya Sachan.
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Thursday, September 12, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: MPD Program Transitioning To Become Part of CMU's New "I-Institute"; Henry Armero Memorial Award Established; Sponsored ID Card Request Process Changes; Nominations Now Open for Education Awards; CMU Team Takes 2nd Place at PennApps Hackathon; Responsible Conduct of Research Seminar Series Continues; Adult Learn To Swim Classes Begin; Proposals for Dietrich College Colloquium Due Sept 15;  New Online System for Research Conflict of Interest Disclosures.
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Thursday, September 12, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Robert M. Dammon; Jason Hendershot; Barbara Mackenzie-Wood; Kevin Zollman; Martin Gaynor; and Claire Gubbins.
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Thursday, September 5, 2013

CMU Among Global Leaders at Summer Davos

WEF logoCarnegie Mellon will once again have a seat at the table among the premier thought leaders around the globe at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions in China (Summer Davos), Sept. 11-13. MORE
Thursday, September 5, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Responsible Conduct of Research Seminar Series Continues; Adult Learn To Swim Classes Begin; Proposals for Dietrich College Colloquium Due Sept 15; Applications Due Sept. 9 for Swartz Entrepreneurial Fellows Program; New Online System for Research Conflict of Interest Disclosures.
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Thursday, September 5, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Brad Myers; Andrew Shaindlin; Alex Hills; Raja Sooriamurthi; and M. Bernardine Dias, Matthew Gaston, Anya Martin, M. Shernell Smith and Venessa Veltre.
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Thursday, August 29, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: University Seeks New VP for Research; Swimming Team Offers Lessons for Kids; Computer Science Prizes Go Hollywood; EH&S Sponsors Emergency Awareness Day, Sept. 3; Proposals for Dietrich College Colloquium Due Sept 15; Applications Due Sept. 9 for Swartz Entrepreneurial Fellows Program; New Online System for Research Conflict of Interest Disclosures.
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Thursday, August 29, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Jonathan Cagan; Patricia Bellan-Gillen; Emma Zink; and Hugh Young.
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Thursday, August 22, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Entrepreneurs Fund Invests in Five More Alumni Startups; EH&S Sponsors Emergency Awareness Day, Sept. 3; Persian Music Festival Set for October; 2013-14 Wall Calendars Now Available; Proposals for Dietrich College Colloquium Due Sept 15;  Applications Being Accepted for Swartz Entrepreneurial Fellows Program; C-MITES Offers Fun Classes for Bright Kids; New Online System for Research Conflict of Interest Disclosures.
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Thursday, August 22, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Subra Suresh; Jay Apt; Kaushik Dayal; Yon Struble; Janet Madelle Feindel; Jim Daniels; James Wynn; and Kiron Skinner.
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Thursday, August 15, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Facebook Acquires CMU Startup; 2013-14 Wall Calendars Now Available; Proposals for Dietrich College Colloquium Due Sept 15;  Applications Being Accepted for Swartz Entrepreneurial Fellows Program; Last Call: Facilitators Needed for Discussions of "The Last Lecture"; C-MITES Offers Fun Classes for Bright Kids; New Online System for Research Conflict of Interest Disclosures; Last Call: Alumni Award Nominations Due Sept. 1.
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Thursday, August 15, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Kiron Skinner; Mitchell Small; Eric Grotzinger; Jon Peha; Sanna Gaspard; Robert Kass, Larry Wasserman, Christopher Genovese, Stephen Fienberg and Kathryn Roeder; and Ardon Shorr, Jesse Dunietz and Adona Iosif.
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Thursday, August 8, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: New Parking Assignments Issued; MPD Program Heading to Former PNC Site; Tennis Courts Under Repair; Seeking Applications for Swartz Entrepreneurial Fellows Program; Facilitators Needed for Discussions of "The Last Lecture"; C-MITES Offers Fun Classes for Bright Kids; New Online System for Research Conflict of Interest Disclosures; Alumni Award Nominations Open.
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Thursday, August 8, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Lenore Blum; Allen Robinson; Nathan Urban; Dennis R. Trumble; Chad Schafer; Jay Kadane; Cleotilde (Coty) Gonzalez; Kathy Lachenauer; and Tayneshia Jefferson.
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Thursday, August 1, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Facilitators Needed for Discussions of "The Last Lecture"; High School Students Get Taste of Life at CMU-Q; Humanoid Robot "Baxter" Joins CMU Research Team; C-MITES Offers Fun Classes for Bright Kids; Discount Tickets to BikeFest and PedalPGH Available; New Online System for Research Conflict of Interest Disclosures; Hamburg Hall Parking Lot To Close Aug. 3-4; CFA South Entrance Being Restored; Hunt Institute To Feature International Artists; Alumni Award Nominations Open.
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Thursday, August 1, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Subra Suresh; Joel Greenhouse; Kathryn Roeder; Scott Sandage; Suttirat Anne Larlarb; Stratos Pistikopoulos; Joel McManus, Aditya S. Khair, Jonathan Minden, Veronica Hinman, Bruce Alan Armitage and Danith H. Ly; and Lucian Caste.
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Thursday, July 25, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: New Online System for Research Conflict of Interest Disclosures; Abandoned Bicycles To Be Removed Today; Hamburg Hall Parking Lot To Close Aug. 3-4; CFA South Entrance Being Restored; Old Faculty Course Evaluation Website To Be Retired; Silicon Valley Campus Startup Raises $2.4M in Seed Funding; Hunt Institute To Feature International Artists; CTTEC To Provide Seminars on Implications of America Invents Act; Alumni Award Nominations Open.
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Thursday, July 25, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Ariel Procaccia; Lynn Brusco; Joy Ying Zhang; Kannan Srinivasan; Karim Kassam; Margaret Cox; Michael Cunningham; and Sam Zbarsky.
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Thursday, July 18, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: CMU Signs MoU With Qatar Airways; Hunt Institute To Feature International Artists; Blacklight Research Leads to New Stock Exchange Rules; CTTEC To Provide Seminars on Implications of America Invents Act; Wean Hall Masonry Repairs To Continue Into November; Alumni Award Nominations Now Open.
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Thursday, July 18, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Subra Suresh; Lenore Blum; Carmel Majidi; Robbee Kosak; and Peter Lee, Rich Rashid, Jeannette Wing and Qi Lu.
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Thursday, July 11, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: CTTEC To Provide Seminars on Implications of America Invents Act; Pennsylvania Allocates $500,000 for Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center; UC Lap Pool Closing for Maintenance; School of Music Centennial Magazine Now Available; CMU Ranked No. 2 Among Top US Schools for Game Design; Alumni Award Nominations Now Open.
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Thursday, July 11, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Richard Scheines and Steven Klepper; Linda Argote; Joseph Kadane; Martin Griss; Pulkit Grover; Jay Aronson, Baruch Fischhoff and Taylor Seybolt; Maggie Burke; Michael Campayno; Vivian Wang, Justin Edmund, Sabrina Majeed, Julius Tarng, David Yen and Albert Yih.
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Thursday, June 27, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Andy Award Nominations Due July 10; School of Music Centennial Magazine Now Available; ETC Ranked No. 2 Among Top US Schools for Game Design; Miller Gallery Seeks Riot Grrrl Materials; Seeking Senior Citizens for Classes in Dalcroze Eurhythmics; Alumni Award Nominations Now Open; Hunt Library Elevator Out of Service.
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Thursday, June 27, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Kevin Monahan; Larry Lee; Tom Cooley; Jennifer Cox-Siegel; Christopher Genovese and Scott Berry; James Bursley; Eric Whitman; and Jeffrey Hunker.
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Thursday, June 13, 2013

Carnegie Mellon Boosts Presence at NAFSA Conference

NAFSA ConferenceTwelve CMU staff members were on hand, opening the dialogue on topics related to international education. MORE
Thursday, June 13, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: CMU Board Elects New Trustees; New Photo ID Submissions Due June 15; EH&S To Conduct Building Evacuations July 5; Alumni Starup Gets Spot at Apple Conference; Alumni Award Nominations Now Open; University Store Sale; Hunt Library Elevator To Be Out of Service; Oakland Farmers Market Open Every Friday; PAT To Adjust Routes Sunday, June 16; Women's Association To Host Summer Brown Bag Lunch; Summer Camp To Focus on Science; Athletics Offers Summer Camps for Kids; and Andy Award Nominations Due July 10. MORE
Thursday, June 13, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Burcu Akinci and Bruno Sinopoli; Jeff Abels, Kristen Jackson and Anissa Myers; Breanna Stillo, Katie Cecil and Ian Bangor. MORE
Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Applause, Applause

Tony AwardsCarnegie Mellon President Jared L. Cohon sent an email to the university community regarding this year's Tony Awards, in which a record-high six alumni were selected to receive Broadway's highest honor. MORE
Thursday, June 6, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Wall Street Journal Touts Miller Gallery; CMU Police Participate in Torch Run for Special Olympics; University Store Sale; PAT To Adjust Routes Sunday, June 16; Carnegie Mellon Women's Association To Host Summer Brown Bag Lunches; Summer Camp To Focus on Science; Athletics Offers Summer Camps for Kids; and Andy Award Nominations Due July 10. MORE
Thursday, June 6, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Daniel P. Siewiorek; Rochelle Athey; Josh Centor; Gabriela Hug; Gregory Wheeler; and Bryan Rogers. MORE
Thursday, May 30, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: WRCT Wins Intercollegiate Radio Competition; PAT To Adjust Routes Sunday, June 16; Carnegie Mellon Women's Association To Host Summer Brown Bag Lunches; Summer Camp To Focus on Science; Athletics Offers Summer Camps for Kids; and Andy Award Nominations Due July 10. MORE
Thursday, May 30, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Katie Cecil; Timothy Leonardi; Tim Verstynen; Candace Thille; and Steven Klepper. MORE
Thursday, May 23, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Libraries Launch APC Fund; Carnegie Mellon Women's Association To Host Summer Brown Bag Lunches; Miller Gallery Opens First Exhibit in Los Angeles; Summer Camp To Focus on Science; Athletics Offers Summer Camps for Kids; Review the Final Draft of CMU's Periodic Review Report; and Andy Award Nominations Due July 10. MORE
Thursday, May 23, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Marilú Lundeen; Baruch Fischhoff and Tamar Krishnamurti; Susan Bassett; Anmol Misra, Abhishek Dubey and Dena Haritos Tsamitis; and Dan Gilman. MORE
Thursday, May 16, 2013

CMU Kennywood Picnic Set for July 13

KennywoodThe ticket sale begins June 11. Employees can purchase one ticket for $10 with their CMU ID (valid on the July 13 picnic day only), up to four additional tickets for $15 each, and up to five more tickets for $20 each. Sandcastle ($21) and Idlewild ($24.99) tickets also will be available. MORE
Thursday, May 16, 2013

Dennis Schebetta Wins Film Competition

Dennis SchebettaHis script, “My Date With Adam,” received the Ellen Weiss Kander Award, which provides $20,000 to produce and film his short movie this summer. The movie, which he plans to shoot locally, will debut at Pittsburgh’s Three Rivers Film Festival in November. MORE
Thursday, May 16, 2013

Staff Celebration Picnic is Wednesday, May 22

We Thank YouPresident Jared L. Cohon and Provost and Executive Vice President Mark Kamlet invite you to the Staff Picnic, an opportunity to celebrate all that you do for CMU! The picnic will be held from 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the University Center's Wiegand Gym and Rangos Hall. MORE
Thursday, May 16, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Staff Council Reps Elected for 2013-15; SEI Presents Staff Awards; Washington Series Focuses on Protecting Critical Infrastructures; Credit Union Loan Rates; New SMART ID Cards To Be Issued for Pittsburgh Campus. MORE
Thursday, May 16, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Marios Savvides; Donna Morosky; Astria Suparak; Susie Cribbs; and Stan Charap.
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Thursday, May 9, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Parking Restrictions, Stadium Closed for Commencement; "Girl of Steel" Wins National Dean's List Honor; Carnegie Mellon Today Wins Communicator Awards; Costco Invites Teachers To Shop; New SMART ID Cards To Be Issued for Pittsburgh Campus; Credit Union Loan Rates; Andy Award Nominations Now Open; Libaries Call for Nominations; and CMU To Add Women's Golf Program. MORE
Thursday, May 9, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Nancy Galbraith; Lowry Burgess; Josef Dadok; Lorrie Faith Cranor; Ian Bangor. MORE
Thursday, May 2, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Parking Open Enrollment Continues Through May 3; New SMART ID Cards To Be Issued for Pittsburgh Campus; Vote for Staff Council At-Large Reps; Andy Award Nominations Now Open; Libaries Call for Nominations; PSC, Notre Dame Partner To Eradicate Malaria; and CMU To Add Women's Golf Program. MORE
Thursday, May 2, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Rob Rogers; Jendayi Frazer; Terrance Hayes; David Dzombak; and John C. Reynolds.
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Thursday, April 25, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Parking Open Enrollment Continues Through May 3; New SMART ID Cards To Be Issued for Pittsburgh Campus; Vote for the New ID Card Design; Staff Council Elects New Officers; Vote for Staff Council At-Large Reps; Student Activities Calls for Organization Award Nominations; Andy Award Nominations Now Open; Libaries Call for Nominations; Roberts Road To Close April 29-October 2015. MORE
Thursday, April 25, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Nancy Ko; Alex John London; Illah Nourbakhsh; Jeffrey Zaslow and Elaine Konigsburg. MORE
Thursday, April 18, 2013

Interactive Spring Carnival

Spring CarnivalSpring Carnival is always a big celebration. This year, it's even bigger. In a year recognizing the success of the Inspire Innovation, and Scotch 'n' Soda's 75th anniversary, new twists will provide added dimensions to the fun. MORE
Thursday, April 18, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Vote for Most Innovative Carnival Booth; Meet Candidate for Dean of Libraries; Parking Open Enrollment Begins Monday, April 22; Help Choose the Next ID Card Design; Libaries Call for Nominations; Sorrells Library To Close for Renovations, May 15-Aug. 10; Carnegie Mellon Honors Student Employees; Vera Bradley Sale Benefits Pittsburgh Women's Shelter; Roberts Road To Close April 29-October 2015. MORE
Thursday, April 18, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Laurie Barkman; Kiron Skinner; Faith Hall and Riley Ohlson; and Carol Hamilton. MORE
Thursday, April 11, 2013

Buhl Lecture

HoltkampWhile the best-known particle accelerators are enormous, bigger isn't always better. Norbert Holtkamp, associate laboratory director for the accelerator directorate at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, will provide a look at the future of accelerator technology when he delivers the Buhl Lecture in Theoretical Physics at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 23 in the Mellon Institute Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public. MORE
Thursday, April 11, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Seeking Your Input on Professional Development Opportunities; Meet Candidate for Dean of University Libraries; Sorrells Library To Close for Renovations, May 15-Aug. 10; Vera Bradley Sale Benefits Pittsburgh Women's Shelter; FMS Now Activating Cooling Systems; Roberts Road To Close April 29-October 2015; Staff Council Committee Changes Name To Better Reflect Mission; MPD Program Celebrates 10th Anniversary Friday; Student Activities To Present Student Organization Awards; Group Swimming Lessons Begin; Tartans Host Fun Field Day for Kids. MORE
Thursday, April 11, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Aarti Singh; Diana Marculescu; Christopher Bettinger and Jay Whitacre; Justin Cranshaw and Julian Shun. MORE
Thursday, April 4, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Meet Candidates for Dean of University Libraries; Drama Alums Screen New Indie Film; Conflict Kitchen Reopens in Schenley Plaza; CMU Discount Available for Mercury Soul Friday; CMU-led Team Awarded Additive Manufacturing Funding; Group Swimming Lessons Begin; Spring Carnival Concert Features Ludacris; Staff Council Al-Large Nominations Open Through April 5; Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day Registration Now Open; Student Employee Appreciation Week; University Libraries Want Your Feedback; Tartans Host Fun Field Day for Kids; McGinnis Venture Competition Spotlights Student Innovation; Dietrich College Seeks Student Volunteers To Organize Colloquium; Road Closures for Scott Hall Construction. MORE
Thursday, April 4, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Gloriana St. Clair; Chien Ho; Anthony (Tony) Wasserman; Courtney Wittekind, Catherine Byrd and Margaret Schervish. MORE
Thursday, March 28, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Candidates for Dean of University Libraries To Present Their Vision for the Future; Staff Council Al-Large Nominations Open Through April 5; Graduate Student Week is April 1-5; Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day Registration Begins April 1; University Libraries Want Your Feedback; CMU Partners With Alcoa for Recycling Intiaitve; Tartans Host Fun Field Day for Kids; Staff Discount Available for Comedy Show; Road Closures for Scott Hall Construction. MORE
Thursday, March 28, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: George Loewenstein; Kiron Skinner; Kevin Zollman; Radu Marculescu; Carmel Majidi; John Paul Ito; and Mark Kryder and Philip LeDuc. MORE
Thursday, March 21, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Students, President Cohon To Shine at Campus Superstars Tonight; Nominations for MCS Staff Awards Due Tomorrow; Tartans Host Fun Field Day for Kids; Staff Discount Available for Comedy Show; Road Closures for Scott Hall Construction; Undergrads Switching to Google for Email and Calendar; Register for Student Employee Appreciation Lunch; Buggy Freeroll Practices Scheduled; and AED Training Classes Scheduled. MORE
Thursday, March 21, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Robert Strauss; Huiwen Li; Lori Holt; Jendayi Frazer; Shafi Goldwasser and Silvio Micali; and Brian Johnston.
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Thursday, March 21, 2013

Eberly Center, OTE Merge Under Marsha Lovett

Mark Kamlet and Amy Burkert have announced that the Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence and the Office of Technology for Education have merged to form the Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence and Educational Innovation.
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Thursday, March 14, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: CMU To Shine in "Campus Superstar" Competition; Mellon College of Science Calls for Nominations for Staff Recognition Awards; Register for Student Employee Appreciation Lunch; Cluster Reservations for Fall Due March 22; Update: Roberts Road To Close March 25-April 6; ; Publish Life Science Articles for Free; Call for Entries: "Steamrolled Print Editions: Live Printing"; Buggy Freeroll Practices Scheduled; Students Invited To Participate in CMU ID Card Contest; C-MITES Weekend Workshops To Begin; Credit Union Offers Special Loan Rate; and AED Training Classes Scheduled. MORE
Thursday, March 14, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Linda Anderson; John R. Anderson; Nancy Galbraith; Kiron Skinner; Madelyn Glymour; David Brumley, Gautam Iyer, Seyoung Kim and Rachel Mandelbaum; and Daniel Teadt and Karen Roethlisberger Verm. MORE
Thursday, March 7, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Enrollment Services Announces Summer Studies Website; Cluster Reservations for Fall Due March 22; Update: Roberts Road To Close March 25-April 6; Publish Life Science Articles for Free; Electrical Shutdowns Planned for March 12-13; Call for Entries: "Steamrolled Print Editions: Live Printing"; Buggy Freeroll Practices Scheduled; Students Invited To Participate in CMU ID Card Contest; C-MITES Weekend Workshops To Begin; Credit Union Offers Special Loan Rate; and AED Training Classes Scheduled. MORE
Thursday, March 7, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: James Miller; Jack Mostow; Marian Aguiar; Dawn Winters; Christopher Warren, Mike Finegold and Cosma Shalizi; and George Roberts. MORE
Thursday, February 28, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Hear Ideas Worth Spreading Sunday; Buggy Freeroll Practices Begin March 2; Students Invited to Participate in CMU ID Card Contest; ETC Co-Sponsors Contest To Create New Mobile Health Care Technologies; Men's Indoor Track Team Wins First UAA Title; C-MITES Weekend Workshops To Begin; Children's School Hosts Family Water Festival; Roberts Road To Close for Scott Hall Utility Work; Credit Union Offers Special Rate; and AED Training Classes Scheduled. MORE
Thursday, February 28, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Jared L. Cohon; Reza Vali; Sheng Shen; Alex John London; Franz Franchetti; Franco Sciannameo; and Leonard Gelfand. MORE
Thursday, February 21, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Whittaker Leads NASA Study; C-MITES Weekend Workshops To Begin; Children's School Hosts Family Water Festival; Roberts Road To Close for Scott Hall Utility Work; Bakery Square Parking at a Premium; Credit Union Offers Special Rate; AED Training Classes Scheduled; and Recruiting TODSTW Presenters, Volunteers. MORE
Thursday, February 21, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Laurie Weingart and Mary L. Pretz-Lawson.
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Thursday, February 14, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: CIT Names Faculty Award Winners; Roberts Road To Shutdown for Scott Hall Utility Work; Bakery Square Parking at a Premium; Credit Union Offers Special Rate; CMU-Rwanda Receives Grant To Improve Health Care in Developing Countries; Students, Faculty Blog Aout Social Change Semester; CMU Press' Latest Poetry Book a Top Pick by Publishers Weekly; Share Your Opinions with Computing Services; Turnshek Hosts Writing Workshop for Teens; AED Training Classes Scheduled; and Recruiting TODSTW Presenters, Volunteers. MORE
Thursday, February 14, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Jared L. Cohon; Jendayi Frazer; Alberto Almarza; Timothy X. Brown; Joyce Moore; and Dan Barnett. MORE
Thursday, February 7, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: SCS Awards Presented at Founders' Day; Dietrich College Names Grad Student Teaching Winners; Share Your Opinions with Computing Services; CMU-Q Students Stage "Hackathon"; CMU-Q Teams Finish One, Two in Programming Contest; Turnshek Hosts Writing Workshop for Teens; and AED Training Classes Scheduled.
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Thursday, February 7, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Krzysztof Matyjaszewski; Onur Mutlu; Anthony Stanton; Larry Biegler; Edmund Clarke; Leshu Torchin; Tom Cullen; Yu Seung Kim; Aapo Kyrölä; and Gennady Pekhimenko and Jeff Rzeszotarski. MORE
Thursday, January 31, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: CIT Presents Staff Awards; Carnegie Mellon Today Earns Top Honors; PSC Symposium Launches New Supercomputer; CMWA To Host Mardi Gras Lunch Feb. 12; 2011-2012 Carnegie Mellon Factbook Now Online; Student Affairs Coordinates Book Drive in Memory of Sandy Hook Victims; Graduate Student Service and Teaching Award Nominations Due Feb. 8; and Student Employee of the Year Nominations Due Feb. 20. MORE
Thursday, January 31, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Charles Evans; Joseph B. (Jay) Kadane; Dahlia Haynes; David Brumley; Radu Marculescu and Jingcao Hu; Andrew Carlisle and Andrew Bova; and George Orn and Philip Shing. MORE
Thursday, January 24, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Global Communication Center To Celebrate Grand Opening; Hunt library Exhibit Documents City of Asylum Writer; First Textbook on Quality of Life Technologies Released; CMU Joins HathiTrust; Student Affairs Coordinates Book Drive in Memory of Sandy Hook Victims; Graduate Student Service and Teaching Award Nominations Due Feb. 8; and Student Employee of the Year Nominations Due Feb. 20. MORE
Thursday, January 24, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Michael McHenry; Teresa Thomas; Ignacio Grossmann; R. James Whipple; Daniel Teadt; Kevin Fall; Alex John London; Joseph B. (Jay) Kadane; Kathy M. Newman; Gabriela Hug; and Jeffrey Balmert, Colleen Pulawski and Steven Robertson. MORE
Thursday, January 17, 2013

CMU Among Global Leaders at World Economic Forum

For the third straight year, Carnegie Mellon will be at the table with global business, government and academic leaders discussing ideas to improve the world. MORE
Thursday, January 17, 2013

CMU To Co-host Pittsburgh Innovation Party at SXSW

sxswCarnegie Mellon and the Pittsburgh Technology Council have joined forces to stage the Pittsburgh Innovation Party at South by Southwest (SXSW), a tech, music and media conference in Austin, Texas. The party, which will be open to SXSW Film and Interactive registrants, will highlight the best of Pittsburgh innovation and include a showcase of projects featuring companies and students. MORE
Thursday, January 17, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Student Affairs Coordinates Book Drive in Memory of Sandy Hook Victims; Presenters Needed for Daughters and Sons to Work Day; Roberts Road Closed Jan. 8-21; Graduate Student Service and Teaching Award Nominations Due Feb. 8; Outrage! CMU Book Explores Art, Controversy and Society; Computing Services Opens Lending Center in UC; Shuttle/Escort Adds New Service From 300 S. Craig St. Stop; Student Hour With the President; Fitness Challenge Begins Jan. 28; CMU Portugal Hosts Symposium Jan. 21 and Weight Watchers Offered at CMU. MORE
Thursday, January 17, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Dena Haritos Tsamitis; Lowry Burgess; Shawn Brown; George Loewenstein; Alex John London; Jeannette Wing and Amy Zaremski; Volker Hartkopf, David Archer, Azizan Aziz, Nina Baird, Erica Cochran, Khee Poh Lam, Bertrand Lasternas, Stephen Lee and Vivian Loftness; and Ali Momeni, Shana Moulton and Elaine Tin Nyo. MORE
Thursday, January 10, 2013

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Shuttle/Escort Adds New Service From 300 S. Craig St. Stop; Student Hour With the President; Fitness Challenge Begins Jan. 28; "Imperfect Health" Exhibit Continues at Miller Gallery; CMU Portugal Hosts Symposium Jan. 21; Weight Watchers Offered at CMU; and Restaurant Week Offers Lunch for $5.
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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Lori Holt; George Loewenstein; and Chris Harrison.
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Thursday, December 20, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: HCII Launches Master's Program in Learning Science; Sun Life Financial To Replace MetLife Jan. 1; Make an Impact Today: Give to the United Way; Electrical Shutdowns Scheduled for Scott Hall Construction; Network Maintenance Scheduled; Women's Mentoring Program Seeks Participants; Miller Gallery Holiday Sale; CMU-Rwanda Accepting Student Applications; Roberts Road and Sidewalk Closed During Construction Project; and Students Deliver NOOK Accessibility Application. MORE
Thursday, December 20, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Wanda Dann; Robert Tilton; Jesse Schell; Sam Thompson; Fatema Akbar; Baljit Singh and Sabih Bin Wasi; and Donald H. Jones. MORE
Thursday, December 13, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Make an Impact: Give to the United Way; Jim Daniels' Film Makes TV Premiere Dec. 22; Tiramisu App Wins FCC Chairman's Award; Miller Gallery Holiday Sale; Tartans Rank 13th in Directors' Cup; Soccer Stars Earn Accolades; Roberts Road and Sidewalk Closed During Construction Project; Graduate Student Service and Teaching Award Nominations Open; and Pittsburgh Parking Authority Seeks Your Feedback. MORE
Thursday, December 13, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: David Garlan, James Hoe, Radu Marculescu and Brad Myers; Raj Reddy and Garth Gibson; Jared L. Cohon; Alison Barth; Jendayi Frazer; Jim Gartner; Juergen Pfeffer; John Pena; Alex Lang; and Patrick Robinson.
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Thursday, December 6, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Engineering Creates Shiv Nadar Professorship; Additional Flu Clinics Scheduled; University Libraries Joins BioMed Center and PLoS; Paula Wagner Hosts Broadway Performances for Alumni; New Website Responds to Media Coverage of Robotics; Computing Services Surveys Students; Roberts Road and Sidewalk Closed During Construction Project; Graduate Student Service and Teaching Award Nominations Open; and Pittsburgh Parking Authority Seeks Your Feedback. MORE
Thursday, December 6, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Shirley Saldamarco; Rema Padman; Joseph Kadane; and Justine Cassell and Chien Ho.
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Thursday, November 29, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: CMU-Alert Test Friday; Tuition Benefits Requests Due Dec. 3; ORIC and OSP Move to WQED Building; Roberts Road and Sidewalk Closed During Construction Project; "Capture the Flag" Teams Finish One-Two in CSAW Finals; Dietrich College Debuts Humanities Video; Startup Adds Footprint in Silicon Valley; Solar-Powered Boating Team Awarded Grant from Constellation Energy; Graduate Student Service and Teaching Award Nominations Open; and Friedman Summer Internships for Students; and Pittsburgh Parking Authority Seeks Your Feedback. MORE
Thursday, November 29, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Michael Rusinek; Burton Hollifield; Jeannette Wing; Richard Randall; Luc Berger; Paolo Pedercini; Ignacio Grossmann; Kiron Skinner; Kathy Newman; and Onur Mutlu. MORE
Thursday, November 15, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Women's Soccer Advances in NCAAs, Bob's Diners To Host Dinners for Hurricane Sandy Victims; Football Selected for ECAC Bowl; "Hour of Power" Swim for Sarcoma Research Sunday; Memorial Service for William Cooper; Graduate Student Service and Teaching Award Nominations Open; CMU Hosts Siemens High School Math & Science Competition; Computing Services Holiday Hours; Current Enrollment Counts Added to Factbook; Meditation Sessions Planned; Friedman Summer Internships for Students; Global Entrepreneurship Week is Nov. 12-16; Pittsburgh Parking Authority Seeks Your Feedback; Shop To Support CMU's Children's School; and Dowd-ICES Fellows To Present Research. MORE
Thursday, November 15, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Leonardo Balada; Neil Donahue; Spyros Pandis; Sue-mei Wu; Alyssa Mayfield; Victorria Wytcherley; and Lisa Krieg. MORE
Thursday, November 8, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Open Enrollment for Benefits Ends Monday; Food Drive Ends Friday; Global Entrepreneurship Week is Nov. 12-16; Two CMU Research Projects To Appear on NOVA scienceNOW; Pittsburgh Parking Authority Seeks Your Feedback; Abandoned Bicycles To Be Removed Nov. 8-9; Shop To Support CMU's Children's School; and Dowd-ICES Fellows To Present Research.
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Thursday, November 8, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Lenore Blum, Irene Fonseca, Alan Frieze, David Kinderlehrer, Walter Noll and Dana S. Scott; Robert Page; David Dzombak; Elizabeth A. Milavec; Ralph Vituccio; and Robert Hampshire. MORE
Thursday, November 1, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: CMWA Hosts Jewelry Workshops; Daylight Saving Time Ends; Shop To Support CMU's Children's School; Housing and Dining Conducts Food Services Customer Survey; Alumni Association Seeks Service Award Nominations; Presenters Needed for Daughters and Sons To Work Day; and Planning on Quitting Smoking? MORE
Thursday, November 1, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Kim Abel; M. Stephanie Murray; William F. Eddy; Joseph (Jay) Kadane; Kiron Skinner; Susanne Slavick; Anna Walsh; Blase Ur, Pedro Leon, Lorrie Faith Cranor, Richard Shay, Yang Wang, Alessandro Acquisti, Christina Fong and Rebecca Balebako. MORE
Thursday, October 25, 2012

CMU Participates in One Young World

One Young WorldPittsburgh served as a stage for the world's youth this past weekend as more than 1,300 young adults from 182 countries met to discuss global issues including business, global health, education, sustainable development, leadership and governance, human rights and social business. MORE
Thursday, October 25, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Housing and Dining To Conduct Food Services Customer Survey; Alumni Association Seeks Service Award Nominations; Presenters Needed for Daughters and Sons To Work Day; and Planning on Quitting Smoking? MORE
Thursday, October 25, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Gordon Rule; Lorenz (Larry) Biegler; Jon Peha; Janet Madelle Feindel; Wendy Goodman; Kiron Skinner; Milton Colfield, Laurie Weingart and Michael Trick; Khaled Harras and Dania Abed Rabbou; Gary Scheimer; and Deborah Moon. MORE
Thursday, October 18, 2012

And the Andy Winners are ...

Andy Awards LogoPresident Jared L. Cohon and Provost and Executive Vice President Mark S. Kamlet announced the 2012 Andy Award winners this past Tuesday during a noon ceremony before a standing-room-only crowd in McConomy Auditorium. MORE
Thursday, October 18, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Libraries To Celebrate Open Access Week; Construction in Morewood Parking Lot; Planning on Quitting Smoking?; Send FMS Requests to fixit@andrew.cmu.edu; EH&S Offers AED Training; Responsible Conduct of Research Seminars Slated; Alumni Association Board Seeks New Members; and Nominations Now Open for Education Awards. MORE
Thursday, October 18, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Bob Iannucci, Cécile Péraire and Jia Zhang; Alex Waibel; Anind Dey; Sergey Schepkin; Suguru Ishizaki; Tridas Mukhopadhyay; Amy Wesolowski; and David Haeselin and Sheila Liming.
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Thursday, October 11, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Libraries To Celebrate Open Access Week; Soccer Teams Host Family Day, Oct. 14; CMU Flag To Honor Lt. Col. Raible; Planning on Quitting Smoking?; Send FMS Requests to fixit@andrew.cmu.edu; EH&S Offers AED Training; Responsible Conduct of Research Seminars Slated; Alumni Association Board Seeks New Members; Honorary Degree Nominations Due Oct. 15; and Nominations Now Open for Education Awards. MORE
Thursday, October 11, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Lynn Young and Patty Clark; Aisling Kelliher; Anthony Wasserman; David Dzombak; John Peña, Scott Andrew, Jonathan Armistead, Jeremy Boy, Keven Clancy and Will Sclough; Scott Hudson and Karl Willis; and Chris Harrison. MORE
Thursday, October 4, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Magazine and Piper Win Awards; C-MITES Celebrates 20 Years; Send FMS Requests to fixit@andrew.cmu.edu; Parking Hosts Bike Community Forum Oct. 9; Annual Security Report Available; Students Must Register To Vote by Oct. 9; EH&S Offers AED Training; Responsible Conduct of Research Seminars Slated; Alumni Association Board Seeks New Members; Honorary Degree Nominations Due Oct. 15; and Nominations Now Open for Education Awards. MORE
Thursday, October 4, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Lt. Col. Christopher "Otis" Raible; Curtis Meyer; David Shumway; Sharon Carver; Allison Sommers; and John Carson, Michael Nee, Kathryn Heidemann, Max and Charlee Brodsky; and Erwin Steinberg. 
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Thursday, September 27, 2012

Twitter Exec Seeks CMU Students for New Startup

SquareTwitter co-founder and chairman Jack Dorsey sends new employees back to square one in his latest venture.

Dorsey was on campus Sept. 26 to recruit students for Square Inc. with an entrepreneurial spirit as part of a college tour that included stops at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Princeton University.
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Thursday, September 27, 2012

Franco Sciannameo Named Associate Dean For Interdisciplinary Initiatives In The College of Fine Arts

SciannameoIn addition to serving as associate dean, Sciannameo will continue to teach interdisciplinary courses in music, cinema, culture and seminars dedicated to the works of Italo Calvino, Jorge Luis Borges and Umberto Eco. He has been at Carnegie Mellon since August 1991. MORE
Thursday, September 27, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: CMU Named a Military Friendly School; Hunt Renovation Reaches Milestone; Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Sept. 29; Circulo Juvenil Focuses on Soccer; Entries Sought for MLK Jr. Day Writing Awards; Computer Sales Closed for Inventory Oct. 1; Alumni Association Board Seeks New Members; Honorary Degree Nominations Due Oct. 15; and Nominations Now Open for Education Awards. MORE
Thursday, September 27, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Franco Sciannameo; Brad Myers, John Pane and Leah O'Brien; Erik Ydstie; Daniel Siewiorek; Lorrie Safar; and Beth Whiteman. MORE
Thursday, September 20, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Second Annual Law School Fair; SEI Leases Office Space at Bakery Square; Computer Sales Closed for Inventory; Carnegie Clan Seeks Teams for Chili Cook-Off; Honorary Degree Nominations Due Oct. 15; and Nominations Now Open for Education Awards.
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Thursday, September 20, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Rick McCullough; Cameron Tonkinwise; Amal Al-Malki; Adam W. Feinberg; Mariana Achugar; Denise Rousseau; Dennis Schebetta, Janet Feindel and Randy Kovitz; Maria Sensi-Sellner and Chris Fecteau; Josephine Tsay; and Lt. Col. Chris Raible.
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Thursday, September 13, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Symposium To Preview New Energy Institute; Honorary Degree Nominations Due Oct. 15; Department of English's Literary and Cultural Studies Program Celebrates 25 Years; Campus Conversation on Climate Change; Nominations Now Open for Education Awards; School of Music Launches Facebook Page for the Orchestras; Institutional Research and Analysis Offers Reseach Capacity Workshop Series; Buggy Freeroll Practices To Begin; Reserve Clusters Multimedia Items Online; Washington Semester Program Offers Information Sessions.
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Thursday, September 13, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Reza Vali; Astria Suparak; Josh Centor; Holly Hippensteel; Yuan Zhou; and Sanjiban Choudhury, Ruta Desai, Min Kyung Lee, Martina Rau and Zeyu Zheng. MORE
Thursday, September 6, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Website Can Estimate Your Real Estate Taxes; Qatar Celebrates 2016 Convocation; CAUSE Partners with Heinz History Center; Washington Semester Program Offers Information Sessions; and Box Cloud Storage Service Now Available. MORE
Thursday, September 6, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Luis von Ahn, Katharine "Kit" Needham, Martin Aurand, David Shumway and Dave Maloney. MORE
Thursday, August 30, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: University Health Services is Re-accredited; Box Cloud Storage Service Now Available; Academic Calendars Available at University Store; Discounts for CMU Community; and Seeking Alumni Award Nominations.
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Thursday, August 30, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Sridhar R. Tayur; Brian Junker; and Philip LeDuc.
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Thursday, August 23, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Library Renovation in Progress; CMU Recognized for Green Roofs; Discounts for CMU Community; Seminar Will Help Those Seeking NIH Research Grants; New Policy Impacts Federally Funded Researchers; Seeking Alumni Award Nominations; Escort/Shuttle Service Changes In Effect; and University Store Extends Hours.
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Thursday, August 23, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Ramayya Krishnan; Don Carter; Shelley Anna and Lynn Walker; Roger Dannenberg; and Brad Walker.
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Thursday, August 16, 2012

Joint Research Project To Improve Prostate, Liver Cancer Diagnosis and Prognosis

Department of HealthCarnegie Mellon recently received nearly $1 million from Pennsylvania's Commonwealth Universal Research Enhancement (CURE) program to develop digital image analysis tools that will guide physicians in identifying and treating aggressive prostate cancer tumors and pediatric liver tumors. MORE
Thursday, August 16, 2012

Alumna Wins Entrepreneurial Contest

Tess LojaconoTess Lojacono is returning to Pittsburgh with a dream.

Lojacono, a graduate of Carnegie Mellon's College of Fine Arts, recently won $100,000 in Pittsburgh's Experienced Dreamers contest, a national competition that invited entrepreneurs 45 years of age or older to submit proposals to launching their dream venture in Pittsburgh.

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Thursday, August 9, 2012

Denis Colwell Named Head of the School of Music

ColwellDenis Colwell, associate professor of music, has been named the new head of the School of Music, effective August 2012.  Colwell has served as interim head since October 2011; he has been a faculty member since 1992, teaching instrumental conducting and directing the Carnegie Mellon Wind Ensemble. He was assistant head of the School of Music from 1987 through 1994. MORE
Thursday, August 9, 2012

Eric Anderson Named Associate Dean of the College of Fine Arts

Eric AndersonEric Anderson, associate professor of industrial design and co-director of the Master in Product Development Program in the School of Design, has been named associate dean of the College of Fine Arts. MORE
Thursday, August 9, 2012

Professor Shi-Chune Yao Named Acting Head of Mechanical Engineering

YaoProfessor Shi-Chune (S. C.) Yao will become acting department head of Mechanical Engineering, effective September 1. Yao takes the helm from Nadine Aubry, who left CMU to become dean of the College of Engineering at Northeastern University. MORE
Thursday, August 9, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Call for 2013 Alumni Awards Nominations; New Parking Meters To Be Installed; Escort/Shuttle Service Changes Take Effect Aug. 13; CableTV To Be Upgraded to Digital Service; Preliminary Work Begins for New Building; Parking Assignments Allocated; University Store Extends Hours; Athletics To Host Two Family Days This Fall; Free Online Software Training and Weight Watchers at Carnegie Mellon. MORE
Thursday, August 9, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: New Policy Impacts Federally Funded Researchers; Greek Life Seeks Faculty and Staff Involvement; Seeking Alumni Award Nominations; New Parking Meters Are Being Installed; Escort/Shuttle Service Changes In Effect; CMU CableTV Upgrades In Progress; Preliminary Work Under Way for New Building; Parking Permit Pickup, Aug. 20-23; and University Store Extends Hours. MORE
Thursday, August 9, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Simon Engler, Manuela Veloso, Lori Levin, Kathy M. Newman, Nada Arakji, Juan Arrieta, Samantha Fabin and Jing Lin. MORE
Thursday, August 9, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Tim Kaulen; Jennifer Aylmer; Jonathan Cagan and Ken Kotovsky. MORE
Thursday, August 2, 2012

Photographer's Best Friend

brodskyCharlee Brodsky is melding two of her passions — dogs and photography — in a new exhibit at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts (PCA) called "Good Dog." Brodsky, a fine art documentary photographer and professor of photography in the School of Design, is the PCA 2012 Artist of the Year. MORE
Thursday, August 2, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Preliminary Work To Begin for New Building; ETC Press Releases Latest Edition of Well Played; Parking Assignments Allocated; Oakland Restaurant Week; Join Pausch's People in PCAN 5K; Athletics To Host Two Family Days This Fall; and Weight Watchers at Carnegie Mellon.
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Thursday, August 2, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Corina Pasareanu, Ema Woodward; Amr Ahmed and Lei Li; Mary Louise Milligan Rasmuson; and Bernadette Callery.
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Thursday, July 26, 2012

Professor Vijayakumar Bhagavatula Named Interim Dean at CIT

KumarBhagavatula takes the helm from Pradeep Khosla who is leaving CMU to become chancellor of the University of California, San Diego. MORE
Thursday, July 26, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Join Pausch's People in PCAN 5K; CMU spinoff to provide English language training in Dubai; University Health Services offers massage therapy; Athletics to host two family days this fall; and Weight Watchers at Carnegie Mellon.
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Thursday, July 26, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Kiron Skinner; Rob Handel; Alex Hills; Alessandro Acquisti; David S. Mawhinney and Art Boni; Timothy Verstynen; and Ken Koedinger. 
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Thursday, July 19, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Join Pausch's People in PCAN 5K; Electric Garage hosts engineer from Ford; University Health Services offers massage therapy; Athletics to host two family days this fall; concrete repair work continues; and Weight Watchers at Carnegie Mellon.
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Thursday, July 19, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: David Dzombak; Brittany Bopp; Susan Bassett; Janel Sutkus; Sophie Lebrecht, Michael Tarr, Babs Carryer and Thomas Kubilius; Kathy Newman; and Sam Thompson.
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Thursday, July 12, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: CMU initiatives recognized by NILOA; NRC report says computing advances vital to sustainability efforts; University Health Services offers massage therapy; Athletics to host two family days this fall; free software online training; concrete repairs along the East/West Walkway; and Weight Watchers at Carnegie Mellon.
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Thursday, July 12, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Marcel Just; Patrick Sileo, Fadhel Annan and Mark Stehlik; Linda Argote; Kathy M. Newman; Stratos Pistikopoulos; Yoshi Kawajiris; John Walz; Jimmy Koppel; and Robert Xiao and Chris Harrison.
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Thursday, June 28, 2012

Staff Council Presents Kennywood Picnic July 7

KennywoodEmployees can purchase one ticket ($37.99 value) for $10 (valid only on July 7) and four additional tickets for $15 each. Additional tickets (limit 5) can be purchased for $20 each.  Tickets must be purchased with cash only and employees must present their own CMU ID. MORE
Thursday, June 28, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: weekend (June 30-July 1) hours at the University Store; an open house at Urban Active Fitness; free software online training; repairs to the campus tennis courts; concrete repairs along the East/West Walkway; Silver LEED status for a biological research facility; Weight Watchers at Carnegie Mellon; Andy Award nominations are due by July 10; and participants are wanted for a 3-D facial study at Pitt. MORE
Thursday, June 28, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: William "Red" Whittaker; Robert Behler; Kristina Straub; David Shumway; Jendayi Frazer; Robert Siegler and Lisa Fazio; and Peter Cohen, Catherine Davidson and Lauren Ward.
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Thursday, June 21, 2012

CMU Partners To Help Improve Job Training

SolisCarnegie Mellon is known for creating companies and creating jobs. Now, it's helping to train skilled workers to fill those jobs.

U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis acknowledged that fact when she came to Carnegie Mellon last Thursday, June 14, to announce more than $147 million in grants to develop and expand innovative strategies to help unemployed Americans return to work.

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Thursday, June 21, 2012

Ticket Sales Begin June 26 for Kennywood Picnic

KennywoodEmployees can purchase one ticket ($37.99 value) for $10 (valid only on July 7) and four additional tickets for $15 each. Additional tickets (limit 5) can be purchased for $20 each.  Tickets must be purchased with cash only and employees must present their own CMU ID. MORE
Thursday, June 21, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: University Store closed for inventory; access to Warner Hall lot restricted Saturday; discounted Urban Active gym memberships; free software online training; work on the walkway behind Gates; concrete repairs along Forbes and the East/West Walkway; Weight Watchers at Carnegie Mellon; Andy Award nominations are due by July 10; and participants are wanted for a 3-D facial study at Pitt. MORE
Thursday, June 21, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Marsha Lovett; Chester Spatt; Donald Jones and Dennis Ciccone; Paul Fischbeck; Library staff members Justin Wagurak, Charlotte Trexler, Kara Kreger, Ona Taylor, Aimee DeLuca, Svetlan Kirkov, Jon McIntire, Andrew Perlman, Diane Covington, Denise Novak, Larry Stanley, Martin Aurand and Terry Hurlbert; Cheemeng Tan; Reza Vali; Daniel Teadt; Jennifer Aylmer; Aamir Masood; and Laura Chen, Courtney Chin, Katie Cecil, Duke Miller and Will Duncan. MORE
Thursday, June 14, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Transportation Committee meetings; the SEI AJ staff award winners; discounted Urban Active gym memberships; a life science educators network in Qatar; free software online training; the clearance sale at the University Store; work on the walkway behind Gates; concrete repairs along Forbes and the East/West Walkway; Weight Watchers at Carnegie Mellon; the annual picnic at Kennywood Park; Andy Award nominations are due by July 10; CMU co-sponsors conference on international research; and participants are wanted for a 3-D facial study at Pitt.
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Thursday, June 14, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Colleen McMullen; Radu Marculescu, Paul Bogdan, Rafa Tornero and Siddharth Jain; Jonathan Cagan, Kenneth Kotovsky, Steven Chen and Katherine Fu; Daniel Wilson and Nancy Koelbler.
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Thursday, June 7, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: floor repairs to the 5th floor lobby in Wean Hall; a clearance sale at the University Store; work on the walkway behind Gates; Weight Watchers at Carnegie Mellon; the annual picnic at Kennywood Park; adults needed for cancer prevention study; summer sports camps for kids; CMU to host Pittsburgh Ultimate Frisbee Camp; Andy Award nominations are due by July 10; CMU co-sponsors conference on international research;and a therapeutic summer camp to be held at CMU.
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Thursday, June 7, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Tom Bohman; Jay Apt and Robert Davis; Pradeep Khosla; Jared L. Cohon; Baruch Fischhoff, David Klahr and Wandi Bruine de Bruin; Suguru Ishizaki; Jim Daniels; Norman Sadeh; Keith Lockhart; and Adam Schlossman and Tim Ruff.
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Thursday, May 31, 2012

Carnegie Mellon Women's Association Announces Summer Events, Leadership Team

The Carnegie Mellon Women's Association recently announced its leadership team for 2012-2013.
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Thursday, May 31, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include:  a traffic advisory for Morewood, Bigelow and Craig; a clearance sale at the University Store; Staff Council divisional reps elected; the annual picnic at Kennywood Park; Skibo Gym re-opens; adults needed for cancer prevention study; summer sports camps for kids; CMU to host Pittsburgh Ultimate Frisbee Camp; Andy Award nominations are due by July 10; CMU co-sponsors conference on international research;and a therapeutic summer camp to be held at CMU.
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Thursday, May 31, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Lenore Blum, Aditya Khair, Emma Brunskill, Fatma Kilinc-Karzan, Karen Thickman, Christopher Warren, Hilary Schuldt, Susan Ambrose, Christos Faloutsos, Cze-Ja Tam, Katie Cecil and Mike Belmonte.
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Thursday, May 24, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: renovations in Hunt Library; the annual picnic at Kennywood Park; Skibo Gym will be closed May 26-June 3; adults needed for cancer prevention study; summer sports camps for kids; CMU to host Pittsburgh Ultimate Frisbee Camp; Andy Award nominations are due by July 10; CMU co-sponsors conference on international research;and a therapeutic summer camp to be held at CMU.
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Thursday, May 24, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Jeffrey R. Williams, Brandy Aven and Laurence Ales; Edmund Clarke and Manuela Veloso; Ari Lightman; Andrew Shaindlin; Emma Brunskill; David Ruppersberger; Charles Geschke; and Kurt Kumler and Cindy Valley.
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Thursday, May 17, 2012

Intel International Science Fair Comes to Carnegie Mellon

Intel Science Fair LogoCarnegie Mellon has played an active role in the event, with faculty and staff serving as judges and hosts to student tours. Judith Hallinen, assistant vice provost for educational outreach and director of the Leonard Gelfand Center for Service Learning and Outreach, is chair of the Pittsburgh Local Arrangements Committee. MORE
Thursday, May 17, 2012

Staff Picnic is Wednesday, May 23

PicnicThe CMU Shuttle Service will provide transportation for staff located at off-campus locations. MORE
Thursday, May 17, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: CMU co-sponsors conference on international research; adults needed for cancer prevention study; Staff Council elections for divisional representatives; summer sports camps for kids; CMU to host Pittsburgh Ultimate Frisbee Camp; and Andy Award nominations are due by July 10.
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Thursday, May 17, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Rachel Mandelbaum, Matt Marsteller, Prashanth Balasubramaniam, Chriss Swaney, Yulin Kuang, Jai Pausch, Ian Bangor and Rich Lyons.
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Thursday, May 10, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: alumni nominated for Tony Awards; parking open enrollment; Staff Council elections; researchers challenge post-marketing trial practices; summer sports camps for kids; CMU to host Pittsburgh Ultimate Frisbee Camp; Andy Award nominations and nominations for CMU Women's Association officers. MORE
Thursday, May 10, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Pradeep K. Khosla, William Scherlis, Omer Akin, Paul K. Eiss, Mark Kryder, Larry Pileggi, Andrea Grover, Kiron Skinner, Jendayi Frazer, Jay Kadane, Anne Martindale Williams and Yulin Kuang. MORE
Thursday, May 3, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include information on free skin cancer screenings; Carnegie Mellon Today earns awards; Qatar campus names Thorpe Award winners; CMU's Mortar Board inducts new members; nominations for the 2012 Andy Awards; open enrollment for parking; and nominations for CMU Women's Association officers.
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Thursday, May 3, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Chuck Thorpe; Luis von Ahn; Radu Marculescu, Umit Ogras and Paul Bogdan; Don Carter; Judith Hallinen; Wendy Arons; Franco Sciannameo; Reza Vali; Sidra Alam and Hanan Mohammed Alshikhabobakr; Kathy M. Newman; and Curt Stone.
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Thursday, April 26, 2012

City Approves CMU Master Plan

Carnegie Mellon's 10-year Master Plan will guide the university's growth through 2022. Proposed projects include a new biomedical-energy-nanotechnology building between Wean, Hamerschlag and Roberts halls; a new building for the Tepper School of Business at the Morewood parking lot site; additions to the University Center and renovations to Skibo Gym to enhance space for athletics, fitness and recreation; an extension to Margaret Morrison Carnegie Hall toward Donner Hall; and transforming the "Cut" at Morewood and Forbes into a formal entrance for the university.
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Thursday, April 26, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Chester Spatt, Dan Nagin, Venkatesan Guruswami and George Cowan.
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Thursday, April 26, 2012

2012 Alumni Awardees Announced

The Alumni Association has announced the 2012 Alumni Award Honorees. The university will celebrate their accomplishments and contributions during Ceilidh Weekend at the annual Alumni Awards Ceremony at 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 5 in Rangos Hall, University Center.
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Thursday, April 19, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include information on nominations for the 2012 Andy Awards; open enrollment for parking; the Silicon Valley campus' Disaster Workshops, May 2-3; libraries to circulate iPads, sewing machines; the Student Employee Appreciation Lunch; and English reinstates honors society.
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Thursday, April 19, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include the "Last Lecture" enhanced ebook edition; the CMWA awards three scholarships; a research opportunities program for female students at the Qatar campus; Silicon Valley campus hosts Disaster Workshops, May 2-3; and ANSI Accredits Software Engineering Institute program.
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Thursday, April 19, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Eric Xing; Eric Berryman; David Klahr, Sharon Carver, Jeff Shrager and Robert Siegler; Danith Ly; Jon Rubin, John Pena and Dawn Weleski; and Robert Wilburn.
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Thursday, April 12, 2012

CMU To Name Building for Former President Robert Mehrabian

Robert MehrabianCarnegie Mellon will name the Collaborative Innovation Center (CIC) on its Pittsburgh campus for its seventh president, Robert Mehrabian, during an 11 a.m. ceremony in the CIC lobby on Wednesday, April 18. All members of the university community are invited to attend the naming ceremony. MORE
Thursday, April 12, 2012

Steven Huth Named New CIO and Vice Provost

Steven HuthSteven Huth, chief information officer for Carnegie Mellon Qatar and a member of the Computing Services management team in Pittsburgh, will succeed Joel Smith as CMU's chief information officer and vice provost, effective Aug. 1. This past fall, Smith announced he would be stepping down to join the faculty in CMU's Philosophy Department. MORE
Thursday, April 12, 2012

Carnegie Mellon Concert Choir To Join PSO in Celebration of Broadway, April 12-15

The Carnegie Mellon Concert Choir will appear with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra this week at Heinz Hall in PNC Pops concerts celebrating the much-beloved music from the Broadway hits "Miss Saigon" and "Les Misérables." MORE
Thursday, April 12, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: CMU research into the genetic makeup of autism; the "Last Lecture" enhanced ebook edition; Miller Gallery exhibition opens in California; Tartans Abroad Showcases; Holocaust Memorial and Remembrance Day seeks readers; applications are sought for an internship at the Posner Center; a WSJ memorial gathering for the late Jeff Zaslow; and ticket offers from the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. MORE
Thursday, April 12, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Chris Brussalis, Nico Slate, Paul Hopper and David Shumway.
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Thursday, April 5, 2012

Staff Council Seeks Nominations for Division Reps

Staff Council LogoNominations for Staff Council Divisional Representatives are being accepted through Friday, April 13. Also, registration for this year's Take Our Sons and Daughters To Work Day (April 26) begins today.  MORE
Thursday, April 5, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: an LTI spinoff company earns an NSF innovation grant; Holocaust Memorial and Remembrance Day seeks readers; WRCT's program on public transportation; applications are sought for an internship at the Posner Center; a memorial gathering for the late Jeff Zaslow; buggy push practices; Tartan Abroad showcases, ultimate frisbee camp; and ticket offers from the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. MORE
Thursday, April 5, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Raj Rajkumar, Jonathan Malen, Greg Shannon, Kathy Lachenauer, Peter Kinnaird, Cyrus Forough, Kathy Newman and James Garrett.
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Thursday, March 29, 2012

Staff Council Seeks Nominations for Division Reps

Staff Council LogoNominations for Staff Council Divisional Representatives are now being accepted through April 6. Each division should have two representatives and the list of divisions is available on the Staff Council website MORE
Thursday, March 29, 2012

CMU Goes Dark for Earth Hour

Green Practices thumbnailFrom 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 31, the exteriors of many of Carnegie Mellon’s landmark buildings will go dark as part of Earth Hour, a global environmental initiative that asks individuals, businesses and communities to turn off their lights for one hour to show their support for environmentally sustainable action. MORE
Thursday, March 29, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week; the Steinbrenner Institute seeks exhibitions; the IBM Smarter Cities Challenge Grant; student teams from Qatar placed 2nd and 3rd in Gulf Programming Contest; applications are sought for an internship at the Posner Center; a memorial gathering for the late Jeff Zaslow; buggy push practices; five students are finalists in the Campus Superstar competition; MCS staff award nominations; the student employee appreciation lunch; AED/CPR training classes; ultimate frisbee camp; ticket offers from the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. MORE
Thursday, March 29, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Marge Myers, Anne Martindale Williams, Amal Al-Malki, David Kaufer, Suguru Ishizaki and Kira Dreher and Jendayi Frazer.
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Thursday, March 22, 2012

CMU Cited for Community Service

Honor Roll LogoFor the fifth consecutive year, Carnegie Mellon has been named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The selection by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and the U.S. Department of Education recognizes CMU's commitment to community service and service learning.
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Thursday, March 22, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: Computerworld honors HCII's MILLEE project; five students are finalists in the Campus Superstar competition; MCS staff award nominations; emergency response video training from EH&S; the student employee appreciation lunch; AED/CPR training classes; ultimate frisbee camp; ticket offers from the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust MORE
Thursday, March 22, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Lenore Blum, Manuela Veloso, Jeannette Wing, Nick Gianopoulos, Yona Harvey, George Loewenstein and Nancy Galbraith.
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Thursday, March 15, 2012

Steiner Speaker Series Features Award-Winning Director, Alumnus Rob Marshall

Rob MarshallMarshall's talk will be from noon to 1 p.m., Friday, March 23 in the Chosky Theater. Attendance is free, but tickets are required. To reserve your tickets call the School of Drama Box Office at 412-268-2407. Box Office hours are noon to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. MORE
Thursday, March 15, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Pamela Wigley, Jacqueline Guevel, Kiron Skinner,
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Thursday, March 15, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: nominations for the MCS staff awards; emergency response video training; the student employee appreciation lunch;
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Thursday, March 8, 2012

Be a Part of the Presidential Search: Open Forums Announced; Website Launched

Presidential SearchSeveral open forums for the Carnegie Mellon community to provide input to the search for a successor to President Jared L. Cohon have been scheduled for the week of March 26. The open forum schedule is included in a new presidential search website that was launched today. MORE
Thursday, March 8, 2012

Tom Bohman Named Head of Mathematical Sciences

Tom BohmanBohman succeeds Roy Nicolaides who served as department head from 2002 through May 2011. During the interim, Bill Hrusa served as acting department head. MORE
Thursday, March 8, 2012

Qatar Campus Welcomes Trio of Distinguished Speakers, Quartet of Musicians

Jay AptJerome Apt, Kurt Mehlhorn and John P. Lehoczk, and CMU's Starling String Quartet will be in Doha next week.
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Thursday, March 8, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: PAT's public comment period ends tomorrow; WRCT's radio program on public tansit in Pittsburgh; fall semester cluster reservations; a San Francisco Bay Area Alumni event; CMWA's March Madness Lunch; EH&S offers additional AED/CPR training classes; spring break hours for recreational facilities; ultimate Frisbee camp; ticket offers from the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust; information sessions covering responsible conduct of research; and a Hadoop Users Group meeting on March 21. MORE
Thursday, March 8, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's personal mentions include Ignacio Grossmann, Eric Paulos, Richard Pell, Stephen Fienberg, Kiron Skinner, James Wynn, Nicole Hassoun and Don Marinelli.
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Thursday, March 1, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: PAT's public comment period; CMWA's March Madness Lunch; Advancement groups on the move; lat call for "Intimate Science;" upcoming AED/CPR classes; a Student Services Suite Team town hall meeting; the buggy freeroll practice schedule; new ticket offers from the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust; information sessions covering responsible conduct of research; and a Hadoop Users Group meeting on March 21. MORE
Thursday, March 1, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's personal mentions include the SCS faculty and staff award winners, Ziv Bar-Joseph, Guy Zinman, Astria Suparak, Leonardo Balada, Dawn Cappelli, Andrew Moore, Randall Trzeciak, Richard Pell, Suzie Laurich-McIntyre and Bonnie Youngs. MORE
Thursday, February 23, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: SCS Founders' Day; this weekend's Global Service Jam; upcoming AED/CPR classes; a Student Services Suite Team town hall meeting; a student award program for sustainable ideas; the buggy freeroll practice schedule; new ticket offers from the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust; information sessions covering responsible conduct of research; and a Hadoop Users Group meeting on March 21.
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Thursday, February 23, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are President Jared L. Cohon, Joe Trotter, Milton Cofield, Franco Sciannameo, Susanne Slavick, Jeannette Wing, Bill Scherlis, Onur Mutlu, Shawn Litster, Erik Ydstie, Larry Biegler, Jim Hoburg, Nich Sahinidis, Mark Kryder, Hyeontaek Lim, Michelle Mazurek and Kate Hamilton.
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Friday, February 17, 2012

Presidential Search Committee Named

The following letter was sent to the global university community by Ray Lane, chairman of Carnegie Mellon's Board of Trustees, announcing a committee that will lead the search for a successor to President Jared L. Cohon.
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Thursday, February 16, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: CMU begins teaching professional development courses in Rwanda; a grand opening of the SEI Cafe hosted by SEI and Housing and Dining; reservations are due to attend the Carnegie Mellon Women's Association Mardi Gras lunch; a contest in which students could win $20,000 for an innovative and sustainable idea; buggy freeroll practice dates; the Student Employee of the Year Award; discount ticket offers for Pittsburgh Cultural Trust events; and internal communications and media relations awards.
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Thursday, February 16, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Fred Gilman, Larry Biegler, Erik Ydstie, Nick Sahinidis, Liz Keller, Jim Daniels, Sivakumar Loganathan, Lenore Blum and Raymond Haynes.
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Saturday, February 11, 2012

Obituary: Last Lecture Co-Author, Alumnus Jeffrey Zaslow Killed in Car Accident

Jeffrey ZaslowThe Wall Street Journal reported that he lost control of his car while driving on a snowy road and collided with a truck in northern Michigan. He was 53.
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Thursday, February 9, 2012

President Cohon Elected to National Academy of Engineering

CohonCarnegie Mellon President Jared L. Cohon was elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) today (Feb. 9), one of the highest professional distinctions granted to an engineer. Cohon was elected for his contributions to environmental systems analysis and national policy and leadership in higher education. MORE
Thursday, February 9, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include Athletics' Faculty and Staff Family Day; a contest in which students could win $20,000 for an innovative and sustainable idea; buggy freeroll practice dates; the Student Employee of the Year Award; AED/CPR training classes; the ETC Press; discount ticket offers for Pittsburgh Cultural Trust events; graduate student award nominations; and summer cluster reservations.
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Thursday, February 9, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Susan Polansky, Illah Nourkbaksh, Greg Lowry, Shelly Anna, Cyrus Forough, Reza Vali, Justine Cassell, Burr Settles and Ignacio Grossmann.
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Thursday, February 9, 2012

CMU Among Green Power Leaders

Carnegie Mellon ranks second among colleges and universities in the U.S. for its use of wind and solar power. MORE
Thursday, February 2, 2012

Associate Vice President for Research Burkett To Retire

Richard McCullough, vice president for research at Carnegie Mellon, announced on Friday that Associate Vice President for Research Susan Burkett will be retiring, effective June 30, 2012, after 37 years at CMU.

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Thursday, February 2, 2012

Astronaut Discusses the Science of Space

ColemanNASA Astronaut Catherine "Cady" Coleman recently discussed her career and the importance of engineering and science education to members of Carnegie Mellon's new student chapter of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). MORE
Thursday, February 2, 2012

CMU Portugal’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence Program Comes to Pittsburgh

Four Portuguese companies currently in the program are coming to visit CMU and Pittsburgh Feb. 8-10. 
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Thursday, February 2, 2012

MOVEPGH Kicks-off Transportation Plan

The Pittsburgh Department of City Planning is hosting a public kick-off meeting 6-8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 2, at Porter Hall, to discuss the City of Pittsburgh's first transportation plan. The plan will guide transportation decisions and spending for the next 25 years. MORE
Thursday, February 2, 2012

Volunteers Needed for Intel Science and Engineering Fair

Intel Fair LogoPittsburgh will host 1,600 high school student finalists and their families from 65 countries for the 2012 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, May 13-18 at the David Lawrence Convention Center. MORE
Thursday, February 2, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include Athletics' Faculty and Staff Family Day, CMU Qatar's three new lecture series, the Student Employee of the Year Award, AED/CPR training classes; a new Weight Watchers at Work session; the BRIDGES Program for middle school students; Carnegie Mellon Today magazine receives awards; discount ticket offers for Pittsburgh Cultural Trust events; graduate student award nominations; and the Washington Semester Program.
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Thursday, February 2, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are David Lewis, Susan Burkett, Ziv Bar-Joseph, Larry Biegler, Peter Cooke, Ping Li, Franz Mendonsa and Michael Honeck, and Roxanne Benjamin. MORE
Thursday, January 26, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include the Tepper School on Forbes' Most Satisfied List; AED/CPR training classes; a new Weight Watchers at Work session; CMU's alcohol and drug policy brochure; an iPhone app for kids developed in part by the ETC; discount ticket offers for Pittsburgh Cultural Trust events; graduate student award nominations; and the Washington Semester Program.
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Thursday, January 26, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Nadine Aubry, Christopher Bettinger, Edmund Clarke, Charles Kennedy, Philip LeDuc, Roy Beebe, Shushan Klein, Jeremy Ficca, Heather Steffen and Yun (Helen) Zhao.
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Thursday, January 19, 2012

CMU Presents IdeasLab at World Economic Forum

World Economic Forum LogoCarnegie Mellon was invited to present an IdeasLab at the prestigious World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting, Jan. 25-29 in Davos, Switzerland. MORE
Thursday, January 19, 2012

Changes at the Top in Computing Services

Joel SmithVice Provost for Computing Services and Chief Information Officer Joel Smith will be stepping down this August. In May, Associate Vice Provost for Computing Services Carrie Regenstein will be retiring. MORE
Thursday, January 19, 2012

School of Music Presents "From the Top"

Chris O'RileyThe School of Music and WQED 89.3 FM present a live taping of "From the Top," the pre-eminent NPR program that showcases young musicians, at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 14 at Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland. MORE
Thursday, January 19, 2012

News Briefs

Read about Oakland Restaurant Week, CMU's 16th annual Swimming Challenge, ticket offers from the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, weekly meditation sessions, the taping of "From the Top" and graduate student award nominations. MORE
Thursday, January 19, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Mark Stehlik, Tom Cortina, Laurie Weingart, Evelyn Pierce, Susanne Slavick and Terrance Hayes, Mk Haley, David Bohan, Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida, Edward Deets, Jane McCafferty and Noah Smith. MORE
Thursday, January 12, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Susanne Slavick and Terrance Hayes, Chris Hendrickson, Jendayi Frazer, Danielle Scott, David Biber, Kendra and Jay Brown, Patrick Waldo and Laura Lee Odegaard, and William Galbraith.
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Thursday, January 12, 2012

News Briefs

Read about the search for a new dean at CFA, an alum who has endowed the HCII directorship, a new online ordering tool from the Copy Centers, ticket offers from the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust,  the taping of "From the Top" and graduate student award nominations.
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Thursday, January 5, 2012

CMU Technology Featured at World-Famous Electronics Show

Consumer Electronics ShowCarnegie Mellon professors and researchers will be among those discussing their research and products at the International Consumer Electronics Show (Jan. 10-13), the world's largest and most well-known technology tradeshow.

CMU's Quality of Life Technology Foundry will feature five CMU start-ups and several other innovations and partner collaborations will be on display.
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Thursday, January 5, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables include Ed Barr, Franco Sciannameo, Don Marinelli, Michael D. Smith, Thaddeus Massalski, Tiffany Priester, Dawn Sienko, Cleotilde Gonzalez, Kathy M. Newman and Jesse Schell.
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Thursday, January 5, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs feature the Miller Gallery being named to a trifecta of "Best of" lists, Global Pittsburgh honors Project Olympus, several discount offers for the CMU community; CMU Women's Association events for December; the upcoming CIT Staff Awards ceremony; and tickets for the Feb. 14 taping of NPR's "From the Top." MORE
Thursday, December 15, 2011

CMU Joins Presidents' Conference in Football

PAC LogoCarnegie Mellon's football program will re-join the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) as an affiliate member beginning with the 2014 season. MORE
Thursday, December 15, 2011

Presidential Search — Message from Ray Lane, Chairman of the Board of Trustees

Raymond J. Lane, Chairman of Carnegie Mellon's Board of Trustees sent a letter to the university community on Monday, Dec. 12,  announcing the beginning of a search process for a successor to CMU President Jared L. Cohon who has announced his intention to step down as Carnegie Mellon's president on June 30, 2013. MORE
Thursday, December 15, 2011

PigPen Theatre Co. Looking To Release CD

PigpenPigPen Theatre Co. is hoping to record its debut album and has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help it do so. MORE
Thursday, December 15, 2011

In Severe Weather, Check TV, The Web and CMU Alert for Cancellations

In the event of severe weather, members of the university community should tune in to KDKA-TV, WTAE-TV or WPXI-TV for official university announcements regarding delays, cancellation of classes and/or office closings. MORE
Thursday, December 15, 2011

Personal Mention

This week's notables include Pradeep Khosla, Craig Knox, Diana Marculescu, Guy Blelloch, Robert Kraut and Ranika Kejriwal.
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Thursday, December 15, 2011

News Briefs

This week's news briefs feature the Staff Council food drive, recognition for the Miller Gallery, the "Dark Knight" preview; CMU's Snackbot; a petition for a smoke-free Pittsburgh campus; the toy version of Keepon, a therapeutic robot created at CMU; several discount offers for the CMU community; CMU Women's Association events for December; the upcoming CIT Staff Awards ceremony; and tickets for the Feb. 14 taping of NPR's "From the Top."
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Thursday, December 8, 2011

President Cohon Attends White House Meeting

Jared CohonThe private meeting this past Monday called by President Obama was to discuss college affordability. MORE
Thursday, December 8, 2011

Personal Mention

This week's notables include William Scherlis, Raj Rajkumar, Greg Shannon, Hilary Masters, Don Marinelli, Rebecca Lombardi and Kathy Newman.
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Thursday, December 8, 2011

News Briefs

KeeponThis week's news briefs feature CMU's Snackbot; a petition for a smoke-free Pittsburgh campus; the toy version of Keepon, a therapeutic robot created at CMU; several discount offers for the CMU community; CMU Women's Association events for December; the upcoming CIT Staff Awards ceremony; and tickets for the Feb. 14 taping of NPR's "From the Top."
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Monday, December 5, 2011

News Alert: Ceremony Naming Collaborative Innovation Center for Robert Mehrabian Postponed

Robert MehrabianThe ceremony scheduled for this Wednesday, Dec. 7, to name the Collaborative Innovation Center for former Carnegie Mellon President Robert Mehrabian has been postponed due to a family emergency that demands his full attention. MORE
Thursday, December 1, 2011

Mentoring Program Applications Due Dec. 22

Women interested in supporting other women at Carnegie Mellon can do so through the Barbara Smith Women's Mentoring Program. MORE
Thursday, December 1, 2011

Personal Mention

This week's notables include Kirson Skinner, Kathy Newman, Alex John London, LeAnn Neal Reilly, Larry Wasserman, Andrew Carlisle, Don Marinelli, Shannon Deep and the new editorial staff of the Tartan. MORE
Thursday, December 1, 2011

News Briefs

This week's news briefs features the rankings for the Industrial Design and Architecture programs, Astrobotic's lunar robot being named to "Best of What's New" list, an award for the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center and more.

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Thursday, November 17, 2011

University Priority: Ethics and Safety

Carnegie Mellon provides a hotline that all members of the university community should use to confidentially report suspected unethical activity relating to financial matters, academic and student life, human relations, health and campus safety, or research. MORE
Thursday, November 17, 2011

Dowd-ICES Fellows To Present Research

The College of Engineering and the Institute for Complex Engineered Systems (ICES) will showcase the research of the 2010 and 2011 Dowd-ICES fellows from 3 - 5 p.m., Monday, Nov. 21 in the Singleton Room, Roberts Hall.
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Thursday, November 17, 2011

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Ramayya Krishnan, Astria Suparak, Susanne Slavick, Enrique Graf and Don Marinelli. MORE
Thursday, November 10, 2011

Sunday, Nov. 20, is Randy Pausch Memorial Day in Pittsburgh

Randy PauschPittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl signed the proclamation in honor of the late CMU professor's tireless efforts toward advancing pancreatic cancer research. MORE
Thursday, November 10, 2011

Board of Trustees Elects 10

Ten new members of the Carnegie Mellon Board of Trustees have been elected to three-year terms through 2014. MORE
Thursday, November 10, 2011

Global Entrepreneurship Week Starts Nov. 14

Entrepreneurship is vital to economic growth, and CMU students, faculty and alumni are right in the mix. Learn more during CMU’s third annual Global Entrepreneurship Week, part of the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life. Events for the week include a job fair and panels on topics ranging from young entrepreneurship to social innovation.

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Thursday, November 10, 2011

News Briefs

This week's news briefs features the Tepper School's part-time MBA ranking, the Feb. 14 taping of "From the Top," discount tickets to the PSO, a new textbook adoption process for the bookstore and more.

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Thursday, November 10, 2011

News Briefs

This week's news briefs features a poster recognizing veterans, a Children's School fundraiser, My Keepon's retail debut, the Robotics Institute's appearance on the Travel Channel, the Great American Smokeout, a United Way Campaign update, online training, discount ticket offers and a Dining Services survey.

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Thursday, November 10, 2011

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Ari Lightman, L. Mark Carver, Franco Sciannameo, Stephanie Murray, Patricia Collins, Dolly Karaba and Jonida Cali.
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Thursday, November 3, 2011

Trick or Treat

PumpkinBotFor Halloween, the CORAL Lab's CoBot2 robot donned a pumpkin costume to deliver candy bars to 300 delighted denizens of floors 6-8 of the Gates and Hillman centers, stopping at open doors and saying "Knock knock" outside closed doors. MORE
Thursday, November 3, 2011

18th Annual Food Drive Ends Nov. 11

Food DriveIt's time to pitch in and help feed the hungry. All food and monetary donations benefit the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. MORE
Thursday, November 3, 2011

News Briefs

This week's news briefs feature a United Way Campaign update, discount tickets to the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust events and the Pittsburgh Opera, nominations for the CIT Staff Awards, online training for faculty and staff, and a dining services survey.
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Thursday, November 3, 2011

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Gloriana St. Clair, Kamal Nigam, Christopher Warren and Jay Whitacre.
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Thursday, October 27, 2011

Carnegie Mellon Night at the PSO is Friday, Nov. 4 at Heinz Hall

Faculty, staff and students can purchase discounted tickets starting at $15. CFA students can purchase tickets for as low as $10.  MORE
Thursday, October 27, 2011

Miller Gallery, STUDIO for Creative Inquiry Publish New Book Sprint

New Art Science Book CoverThe 190-page book on contemporary artists was written and designed in one week by four authors and two designers.
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Thursday, October 27, 2011

News Briefs

This week's news briefs feature CMU's Chem-E-Car student team, discount tickets to the Pittsburgh Opera, nominations for the CIT Staff Awards, the library's mobile website, online training for faculty and staff, and a dining services survey.
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Thursday, October 27, 2011

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Janet Madelle Feindel, Allan Meltzer, Jeanne VanBriesen, Gérard Cornuéjols, Julia Schwarz and David Klionsky, Don Marinelli and Newell Washburn.
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Thursday, October 20, 2011

Céilidh Weekend, Oct. 27-30, Combines a Trio of CMU Traditions

ceilidhStudent Affairs and University Advancement have joined forces to introduce Cèilidh (pronounced kay-lee) Weekend, Oct. 27-30. The new event combines Homecoming, Family Weekend and the International Festival. MORE
Thursday, October 20, 2011

Support CMU's United Way Campaign

United WayCarnegie Mellon's 2011 United Way Campaign is under way and will continue through Dec. 16. Help make this year a success by going to http://www.cmu.edu/hr/unitedway to donate.
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Thursday, October 20, 2011

CIT Students Collect Items, Create Cookbook for Food Bank

SAECarnegie Mellon's Society of Automotive Engineering (SAE) Race Team will host "Racing Against Hunger" at noon on Friday, Oct. 21 at the Scaife Hall Garden. MORE
Thursday, October 20, 2011

Computer Science Adds New Course-only Master's Degree Program

MSCarnegie Mellon's Computer Science Department has approved a new master of science degree for students who seek advanced coursework in computer science, which will begin in fall 2012.
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Thursday, October 20, 2011

Touchable Technology

OmnitouchResearchers from Carnegie Mellon, Disney Research, Pittsburgh and Microsoft Research presented their work, including a wearable projection system, an interactive projection system and touchscreen technology at this week's Association for Computing Machinery's Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology in Santa Barbara, Calif.
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Thursday, October 20, 2011

McCandless Chairs Awarded to Two Young and Dynamic Researchers

AmeliaCarnegie Mellon has awarded the Anna Loomis McCandless Professorship to Amelia Haviland, associate professor in the Heinz College, and the Estella Loomis McCandless Professorship to Ann Lee, associate professor of statistics in the Marianna Brown Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences. MORE
Thursday, October 20, 2011

News Briefs

This week's news briefs includes discounted tickets from Staff Council, information on a preservation fair, notes on a Responsible Conduct of Research Seminar Series, a donation call to help the Animal Rescue League and award recognitions for Carnegie Mellon Today, Interbots and Tiramisu Transit.
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Thursday, October 20, 2011

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Richard Randall, Richard Purcell, Jendayi Frazer, Robert Fallon, Mildred Miller Posvar, Bryan Kovar, Bob Charpie and David Demarest.
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Wednesday, October 19, 2011

QTEL CEO Leads Off "Making the Connection" Lecture Series in Qatar

QTELA telecommunications executive recently told students to go after their passions.

Qtel Group CEO Nasser Marafih shared with students opportunities at his company and some of the critical skills they would need to succeed in business during the first "Making the Connections" lecture for the year at Carnegie Mellon in Qatar on Tuesday, Oct. 18.
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Thursday, October 13, 2011

University Mourns Loss of Bill Dietrich

Bill DietrichDietrich, who last month made the largest gift in Carnegie Mellon history, died of complications from cancer on Oct. 6. He was 73. MORE
Thursday, October 13, 2011

Audia, Camerlengo, Krowitz, Lanyon, Miller and Wells Win Andy Awards

Andy Awards LogoThe Andy Awards, named after Andrew Carnegie and Andrew Mellon, recognize individual staff members and teams for their outstanding performance, commitment to excellence and significant impact on the university. MORE
Thursday, October 13, 2011

McHenry Earns Grant To Improve Efficiency of Multi-Core Transformers

Michael McHenryFor more than a decade, CMU's Michael McHenry has been developing new materials, processes and unique transformer designs for power converters. MORE
Thursday, October 13, 2011

INI Helps Create New App Promoting Online Safety for Kids

Be Seen LogoThe free mobile app, "BeSeen," was created to enable families and schools around the world to learn how to use the Internet safely and responsibly. MORE
Thursday, October 13, 2011

Qatar Campus Sets Enrollment Record With 41 Qatari Nationals

The first-year class of 107 students includes the most Qataris since the campus opened in 2004.

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Thursday, October 13, 2011

RoboBowl Features Five Finalists With Innovative Health Care Ideas

RoboBowl Pittsburgh is intended to find and foster startup and early-stage companies seeking to develop products and services that address unmet and underserved market needs in the health care and quality of life industries. MORE
Thursday, October 13, 2011

Nominations for 2012 Education Awards Are Now Being Accepted

Nominations for the 2012 Doherty, Ryan, Lazarus and Gelfand awards are due Nov. 7. MORE
Thursday, October 13, 2011

News Briefs

The Resonsible Conduct of Research Seminar Series, Alicia Angemeer's collection efforts for the Animal Rescue League and the closure of restrooms in Margaret Morrison Carnegie Hall, Oct. 21-23, are the subjects in this week's news briefs. MORE
Thursday, October 13, 2011

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Edmund Clarke, Cyrus Forough, Jack Mostow and Kathy Newman. MORE
Thursday, October 6, 2011

Lester Lave's Legacy To Live On Through Professorship and Fellowship

Lester LaveLave will be honored by the establishment of a professorship in economics, engineering and public policy, and a fellowship for doctorial studies on innovative areas in economics, public policy and engineering. MORE
Thursday, October 6, 2011

CMU Partners with Dow Chemical to Advance Scientific Research

DDow Chemicalow announced today that it has increased its investment in science programs with leading U.S. universities with a $25 million per year commitment for 10 years. The investment will be distributed among 11 institutions, including CMU. MORE
Thursday, October 6, 2011

National Transportation Group Recognizes Carnegie Mellon’s Smart Parking App

Carnegie Mellon's Traffic21 initiative created the first predictive parking app, helping drivers reduce congestion and delays in downtown Pittsburgh. MORE
Thursday, October 6, 2011

Carnegie Mellon Revises Statment of Assurance

Revised statement includes changes to account for several recent changes in law. MORE
Thursday, October 6, 2011

News Briefs

This weeks news briefs include an offer from the PigPen Theatre Company, a donation call to help the Animal Rescue League and a request for recipies for the Annual Homecoming Chili Cook-off. MORE
Thursday, October 6, 2011

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Zach Negin, Leo Guo, Tom Conerly, Si Young Oh, Aditya Rao, Reza Vali, M. Granger Morgan, Daniel Teadt and Eric Anderson.
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Thursday, September 29, 2011

Patented Technology Could Help Develoment of New Treatments for Brain Injuries

Neural Stem CellsCarnegie Mellon biologists have developed an MRI-based technique that allows researchers to non-invasively follow neural stem cells in vivo. MORE
Thursday, September 29, 2011

Cybersecurity Expert David Brumley Earns Presidential Award

David BrumleyHe is being honored for his "innovation and vital research on malware (malicious software) analysis and for strong educational and outreach activities." MORE
Thursday, September 29, 2011

Bigger Isn't Better: Benefits of Plug-in Vehicles Depend on Battery Size, CMU Study Says

Electric CarCarnegie Mellon's Jeremy J. Michalek and his co-authors report that plug-in vehicles with smaller battery packs are more efficient in reducing societal costs for health care, environmental damages and oil consumption. MORE
Thursday, September 29, 2011

CMU Showcases Groundbreaking Innovations at Venture Fair

The event showcased breakthrough innovations in technology, life sciences and energy, including four related to CMU — Spectra Genetics, NoWait, Wombat Security and Voci Technologies. MORE
Thursday, September 29, 2011

Qatar Campus To Offer Programs in Biological Sciences and Computational Biology

Biology StudentThe programs are a collaborative effort with Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar (WCMC-Q), with students receiving their degrees from Carnegie Mellon. MORE
Thursday, September 29, 2011

Drama Opens Season With "Good Person of Setzuan"

Good Person of SetzuanThe show, which runs Oct. 6-15, explores the notion of good and evil when three gods arrive on earth in search of one "good" person. MORE
Thursday, September 29, 2011

CMU To Submit PIttsburgh Campus Master Plan for City Approval

Master PlanThe plan aims to maximize areas of opportunity, including recently acquired properties along Forbes Avenue toward Craig Street, to continue to establish connections between campus and university sites in Oakland, and to create a more pedestrian-friendly Forbes Avenue. MORE
Thursday, September 29, 2011

CMU Installs 10 Solar-Powered Waste and Recycling Containers

Solar CompactorThe containers use solar-powered batteries to compact trash and wirelessly transmit information to collectors notifying them when the containers need to be emptied. MORE
Thursday, September 29, 2011

Hollywood Returns; Filming Takes Place in Schenley Park Oct. 3-4

Equipment trucks, trailers and cars for the crew will be parked on Schenley Drive and Circuit Drive. MORE
Thursday, September 29, 2011

News Briefs

This week's briefs include an offer for discounted tickets to Pittsburgh Cultural Trust events, a call for entries for the 2012 Smiley Award and special car loan rates from the CMU Credit Union. MORE
Thursday, September 29, 2011

Personal Mention

This week's notables are Denis Colwell, Greg Shannon, Dana Casto, Ariel Procaccia and Zach Negin. MORE
Thursday, September 22, 2011

It's Flu Shot Season; Health Services Offers Upcoming Vaccine Clinics

Flu shotHuman Resources will cover the cost for staff and faculty, and the CMU student insurance plan will cover the vaccine cost for students on the plan. For spouses/partners and students on other plans, the cost is $17 (payment by check or student account only; no cash, please).
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Thursday, September 22, 2011

Take a Virtual Tour of Randy Pausch's Famous Childhood Room

During his famous last lecture, Pausch told of how his parents allowed him to paint his room when he was a child. Now's your chance to take a look. 
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Thursday, September 22, 2011

Faculty Earn NSF Grants To Accelerate Innovation

Adrien Treuille, Babs Carryer and Tuomas Sandholm have received grants from the National Science Foundation's (NSF) new Accelerating Innovation Research program, which aims to spur the development of innovative technologies and foster the creation of new businesses.  MORE
Thursday, September 22, 2011

Digital Music Pioneer Comes to CMU Oct. 6 as Part of VIA Music & New Media Festival

Innovative, minimalist composer David Borden will lecture and perform at Carnegie Mellon's Kresge Theater.
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Thursday, September 22, 2011

Modern Languages Student Advisory Council Hosts Action Film Festival

All movies begin at 6:30 p.m. and food is provided. Admission is free. MORE
Thursday, September 22, 2011

News Briefs

Special rates for new and used car loans, the Andy Awards, the School of Music's 100th anniversary season, and the Walking Wednesday Challenge highlight this week's news briefs. MORE
Thursday, September 22, 2011

Personal Mention

This week's subjects are Martin Gaynor, Alex Hills, Paul Steif, Linda Flower and James Wynn, Raja Sooriamurthi, Rocio Garay, Ethan Crystal and Michael Dunn, and Amos Yuen, Chong Xie, Arjuna Hayes and Ethan Gladding. MORE
Thursday, September 15, 2011

CMU Partners With Rwanda; Rwandan President To Speak Friday

Paul KagamePaul Kagame, president of the Republic of Rwanda, will deliver a keynote address at 5 p.m., Friday, Sept. 16 in Rangos Ballroom, University Center, about Rwanda’s strategy for continued growth in the global economy, its role as East Africa’s leader in information and communication technology, and the collaborative role that Carnegie Mellon will play to help his country continue to build its knowledge-based economy. MORE
Thursday, September 15, 2011

Remembering 9/11: President Cohon Recalls CMU's Response

Memorial Tree“The response of our faculty and staff was extraordinary, not surprising, for those of us who know this campus, but extraordinary nevertheless. And the response of students was something that we were all proud of, and something that we've come to realize as characteristic of this campus community," President Cohon said.  MORE
Thursday, September 15, 2011

Legenday Pianist Byron Janis To Visit Music School

Byron JanisJanis will share his life story and musical talent during three events scheduled for Sept. 22-23. MORE
Thursday, September 15, 2011

Faculty To Present at World Economic Forum Summer Meeting in China

World Economic ForumJustine Cassell, Howie Choset, Ramayya Krishnan and Nathan Urban will be presenting at the prestigious World Economic “Annual Meeting of New Champions,” Sept. 14-16 in Dalian, China. MORE
Thursday, September 15, 2011

Two CMU Alumni Win Emmy Awards; Seven Others Nominated

Emmy AwardThe 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards will be presented Sunday, Sept. 18 on Fox, but two Carnegie Mellon alumni have already been named winners.
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Thursday, September 15, 2011

News Briefs

Flu vaccine clinics, the latest GigaPan Magazine, the School of Art's Fall Lecture Series lead off this week's news briefs. MORE
Thursday, September 15, 2011

Personal Mention

Read about recent accomplishments of CMU faculty, staff and students. This week's stars include Andrew Carlisle, Jim Daniels, Corina Pasareanu, Terrance Hayes and David Garlan and the 2012 Seibel Scholars. MORE
Thursday, September 8, 2011

CMU Receives Historic Gift From Trustee William Dietrich; CMU Names H&SS After Dietrich's Inspirational Mother

Bill DietrichBusinessman, scholar, philanthropist and longtime Carnegie Mellon trustee William S. Dietrich II yesterday announced plans to bequest a $265 million fund to support CMU — the largest gift in CMU’s history and one of the 10 largest by an individual to a private higher education institution in the United States. MORE
Thursday, September 8, 2011

Remembering 9/11

Carnegie Mellon will recognize the 10th anniversary of 9/11 with a panel discussion on Friday, Sept. 9, and a musical presentation followed by remarks by Carnegie Mellon President Jared L. Cohon on Sunday, Sept. 11. MORE
Thursday, September 8, 2011

Rwanda President Speaks at CMU Friday, Sept. 16; CMU To Help Rwanda Become East Africa's Leader in Information and Communication Technology

Paul KagameFaculty, staff and students are invited to attend a keynote address by Paul Kagame, president of the Republic of Rwanda, at 5:15 p.m., Friday, Sept. 16 in Rangos Ballroom, UC. MORE
Thursday, September 8, 2011

Young Alumni Featured in Real Life Story Series

The Real Life Story Series (formerly Show+Tell Story Series) brings young alumni with exciting and diverse experiences back to campus to tell their stories. MORE
Thursday, September 8, 2011

News Briefs

Registration for Learning & Development sessions and campus-wide access to the Chronicle of Higher Education highlight this week's news briefs. MORE
Thursday, September 8, 2011

Personal Mention

Read about the recent accomplishments of Noel Zahler and Heather Knight and the death of former faculty member Rudolph Fellner. MORE
Thursday, September 1, 2011

Jim Daniels' "Trigger Man" Tells More Tales of the Motor City

Book coverJim Ray Daniels, a writer well known for capturing the gritty spirit of urban America, has more tales to tell of city life.
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Thursday, September 1, 2011

CMU Hosts RoboBowl Competition for Next "Big Idea"

The Robotics Technology Consortium, Carnegie Mellon and the Innovation Accelerator will host the first RoboBowl competition, titled "Innovation Accelerator @ Carnegie Mellon," at CMU on Oct. 13. The competition is the first of what is expected to be a series of new venture competitions intended to find and foster start-up and early-stage companies seeking to develop "big idea" products and services in health care, manufacturing, national defense, education, and other domains based on next-generation robotics technology.
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Thursday, September 1, 2011

CMU Spinoff Helps You Find Something To Do

OnlyinpghLooking for something different to do in Pittsburgh this weekend? Ask Brett Wiewora, creator of the latest CMU spinoff, OnlyInPgh, an online aggregator that combs the Web to bring you a comprehensive listing of the many unique events happening in the city. MORE
Thursday, September 1, 2011

Cheer on the Tartans at Faculty & Staff Family Day, Saturday, Sept. 10

Tartans AthleticsFaculty & Staff Family Day with the Tartans is Saturday, Sept. 10, when the Carnegie Mellon football team takes on Allegheny College at noon at Gesling Stadium. MORE
Thursday, September 1, 2011

News Briefs

Information sessions for Carnegie Mellon's Washington Semester Program and a special rate for computer loans highlight this week's news briefs.
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Thursday, September 1, 2011

Personal Mention

Read about the recent accomplishments of several faculty and staff members.
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Thursday, August 25, 2011

What a Week: Power Outages, Flooding and Earthquakes; Register for CMU Alert

After electricity in several buildings went out last Friday morning, a severe storm dropped nearly two inches of rain in one hour later that afternoon, causing water damage in the lower levels of virtually every campus building. On Tuesday, mild tremors were felt on campus from a 5.8 magnitude earthquake in Virginia.
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Thursday, August 25, 2011

CMU Press Publishes Book Celebrating Flight 93 Temporary Memorial

Flight 93 Memorial“An Uncommon Field,” a book of photos and prose, is authored by Pittsburgh-based photographer Richard Snodgrass. The book is a testament and tribute to the heroes of Flight 93 and the support and spirit of those who visited the crash site. MORE
Thursday, August 25, 2011

Media Panel To Commemorate 10th Anniversary of 9/11

Media experts will discuss the global lessons learned from the tragic event, how the media reported one of the most dramatic news stories in history and how the tragedy impacted newsrooms around the world. MORE
Thursday, August 25, 2011

Psychologists Are Advancing the Science of Science Instruction

David KlahrCMU's David Klahr and Jamie Jirout are looking at science education from a cognitive and developmental psychology perspective. MORE
Thursday, August 25, 2011

CMU Report Finds Marcellus Shale Gas Emits Less Greenhouse Gases Than Coal

Chris Hendrickson“Marcellus Shale gas emits 50 percent fewer greenhouse gas emissions than any U.S. coal-fired plant,” says Chris Hendrickson, the Duquesne Light Co. Professor of Engineering and co-director of the Green Design Institute at Carnegie Mellon. MORE
Thursday, August 25, 2011

Changes Made to Shuttle/Escort Service

Changes include new routes, new stops and new schedules. MORE
Thursday, August 25, 2011

News Briefs

A special rate for computer loans at the Credit Union and a new Weight Watchers at Work session highlight this week's news briefs. MORE
Thursday, August 25, 2011

Personal Mention

Read about the recent accomplishments of several faculty and staff members, and also the latest news about a decorated CMU swimmer. MORE
Thursday, August 18, 2011

First-Year Class To Arrive Sunday

Move InCarnegie Mellon's Class of 2015 will arrive Sunday to move into their residence halls and to begin a weeklong orientation program geared to help them make the transition to university life. MORE
Thursday, August 18, 2011

CMU's Silicon Valley Campus Launches Novel Entrepreneurship Program

Silicon ValleyAmerica's entrepreneurial spirit will get a jump-start as Carnegie Mellon's Silicon Valley campus launches an accelerated Entrepreneurship Program in the heart of Silicon Valley's Dot.com idea factories. MORE
Thursday, August 18, 2011

Nicolas Christin Finds Web Hackers Profiting From Illegal Online Pharmacies

NicolasA growing number of illegal online pharmacies are flooding the Web trying to sell dangerous unauthorized prescriptions, according to a new report from cybersecurity experts at Carnegie Mellon.
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Thursday, August 18, 2011

Carnegie Mellon Scientists Discover How Molecular Motors Go into "Energy Save Mode"

kinesinA new study by Carnegie Mellon biochemists, published in the Aug. 12 issue of Science, describes how the motors fold in on themselves, or save energy, when their transport services aren't required. MORE
Thursday, August 18, 2011

Changes Made To Shuttle & Escort Service

Major changes have been implemented to improve the CMU Shuttle/Escort Service. These changes include extended and new shuttle routes, new stops, updated route schedules and revised operating policies. 
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Thursday, August 18, 2011

News Briefs

Read about 2012 Alumni Awards nominations, email storage quota increases, discount tickets, and more in this week's news briefs. MORE
Thursday, August 18, 2011

Personal Mention

Read about some of the latest accomplishments and activities of Carnegie Mellon faculty and staff. MORE
Thursday, August 11, 2011

Inspire Innovation Campaign Update

Carnegie Mellon's Inspire Innovation campaign has reached $735.8 million toward the $1 billion goal. MORE
Thursday, August 11, 2011

CMU's Miller Gallery Opens New Section of Pittsburgh Biennial

JustseedsThe Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon opens a new section of the 2011 Pittsburgh Biennial, Sept. 17 - Dec. 11, featuring five new installations, including sculpture, printmaking, painting, video, publications and workshops, curated by Miller Gallery Director Astria Suparak. MORE
Thursday, August 11, 2011

Noel Zahler Resigns as Head of Music School To Become Dean at Long Island University

Noel ZahlerZahler will become dean of the School of Visual and Performing Arts at Long Island University's C.W. Post campus.
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Thursday, August 11, 2011

CMU, Disney Research Collaborate To Develop Three New Technologies

DisneyResearchResearchers from Carnegie Mellon and Disney Research, Pittsburgh, collaborated on three new technologies that were presented this week at SIGGRAPH 2011, the International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques in Vancouver.  MORE
Thursday, August 11, 2011

Ganger, Narasimhan To Head New Intel Science & Technology Centers

IntelGregory Ganger and Priya Narasimhan will head two new Intel Science and Research Centers (ISTC) based at Carnegie Mellon that will focus on cloud and embedded computing. MORE
Thursday, August 11, 2011

CMU To Host Three-Day Program on Emergency Response

More than 40 participants from eight area colleges and universities will participate in a three-day course on emergency management, Aug. 16-18, at the Mellon Institute. MORE
Thursday, August 11, 2011

News Briefs

Read about recent university rankings, parking permit distribution, an award of merit for the Environmental Health & Safety Department, and more in this week's news briefs. MORE
Thursday, August 11, 2011

Personal Mention

Read about some of the latest accomplishments and activities of Carnegie Mellon faculty and staff. MORE
Thursday, August 4, 2011

Warner Bros. Extends Filming Schedule; Fifth Closed Between Craig & Bellefield

Warner Bros. has added a day to their filming schedule on Carnegie Mellon's Pittsburgh campus and will now be filming through Friday, Aug. 5 at the Mellon Institute. MORE
Thursday, August 4, 2011

Shuttle, Escort Service Implements Temporary Changes Due to Movie

Due to the filming schedule for the Warner Bros. movie, the CMU Shuttle-Escort Service has temporarily eliminated the shuttle and escort stops. MORE
Thursday, August 4, 2011

New Wireless Network Available to Pittsburgh Campus

As of Aug. 1, 2011, Computing Services has made a new wireless network available to the Pittsburgh campus. MORE
Thursday, August 4, 2011

CMU Brain Imaging Research Reveals Why Autistic Individual Confuse Pronouns

A new brain imaging study published in the journal "Brain" by scientists at Carnegie Mellon provides an explanation as to why autistic individuals' use of the wrong pronoun is more than simply a word choice problem.
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Thursday, August 4, 2011

Face Recognition Software, Social Media Sites Increase Privacy Risks, Says Carnegie Mellon Study

It is possible to identify strangers and gain their personal information — perhaps even their social security numbers — by using face recognition software and social media profiles, according to a new study by Carnegie Mellon's Alessandro Acquisti and his research team. The results of the study is being presented today (Aug. 4) at Black Hat, a security conference in Las Vegas.
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Thursday, August 4, 2011

Young Scientists Tested Water Quality at Phipps Conservatory

C-MitesAspiring scientists entering grades 4-6, armed with test tubes, laboratory equipment and safety goggles, collected and analyzed water samples at the aquatic gardens next to the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens building this past Monday, Aug. 1. MORE
Thursday, August 4, 2011

News Briefs

Read about how the Apollo Group recently purchased CMU spin-off Carnegie Learning, the International Linguistics Olympiad, changes to SpaceQuest and more.
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Thursday, August 4, 2011

Personal Mention

Read about the recent accomplishments and activities of CMU faculty, staff and students. MORE
Thursday, July 28, 2011

CMU, Eat'n Park Partner To Take Bite Out of Childhood Obesity

With obesity rates on the rise, the Carnegie Mellon School of Design’s Fitwits project and Pittsburgh-based Eat’n Park Restaurants are joining forces to help fight the epidemic. MORE
Thursday, July 28, 2011

Warner Bros. Movie Impacts Access to Buildings, Streets & Parking

Access to several university buildings, and streets and parking in Oakland will be impacted this week when CMU plays host to several scenes for a major motion picture by Warner Bros. MORE
Thursday, July 28, 2011

Shuttle, Escort Service Implements Temporary Changes Due to Movie

Due to the filming schedule for the Warner Bros. movie, the CMU Shuttle-Escort Service has temporarily made some changes to several stops.
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Thursday, July 28, 2011

CMU Develops iPhone App That Predicts When Bus Will Arrive

Where’s the bus? Thanks to Tiramisu, a new iPhone application developed at Carnegie Mellon, transit riders in Pittsburgh will soon be able to get the answer by using crowdsourcing to share arrival times with each other. MORE
Thursday, July 28, 2011

Google Acquires Another CMU Spinoff

Pittsburgh Pattern Recognition is the second CMU spinoff acquired by Google in the last few years. MORE
Thursday, July 28, 2011

Students Develop Tech Tools To Improve English Literacy in Uruguay

Seven CMU students have been working with government officials in Montevideo, Uruguay, this summer to develop new technological tools for teaching English in Uruguay high schools. MORE
Thursday, July 28, 2011

News Briefs

Read about CMU's ranking on the EPA's "green" university list, a new supercomputer for biomolecular simulation and the Roberts Road closure on Saturday, July 30. MORE
Thursday, July 28, 2011

Personal Mention

Read about the recent accomplishments and activities of CMU faculty, staff and students. MORE
Wednesday, July 27, 2011

FMS Reorganizes To Improve Efficiency and Customer Service

Following a two-year assessment and strategic planning process, Don Coffelt, director of Facilities Management Services (FMS), has announced a reorganization of his unit and several personnel moves to improve efficiency and customer service. MORE
Thursday, July 21, 2011

Four Professors Earn Highest Faculty Distinction at CMU

ShawLorenz (Larry) T. Biegler, John P. Lehoczky, George Loewenstein and Mary Shaw have been awarded the elite distinction of University Professor, the highest academic accolade CMU faculty members can attain. MORE
Thursday, July 21, 2011

Warner Bros. Movie To Impact Access To Buildings, Streets & Parking

Access to several university buildings, and streets and parking in Oakland will be impacted later this month when CMU plays host to several scenes for a major motion picture by Warner Bros. Scenes will be filmed outside of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., July 30-31, and inside and outside of the Mellon Institute from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., July 31 and Aug. 3-4. MORE
Thursday, July 21, 2011

Eight Carnegie Mellon Alumni Are Nominated for Emmy Awards

EmmyNominations for the 2011 Emmy Awards were announced last week and among them are eight Carnegie Mellon alumni and an honorary degree recipient. MORE
Thursday, July 21, 2011

ETC To Partner With Salford University in United Kingdom

The Entertainment Technology Center (ETC) has signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Salford in Manchester, United Kingdom, to collaborate on interactive, creative digital media projects. The partnership will include student exchanges, the development of postgraduate courses and research projects in acoustics, media asset management and "edutainment." MORE
Thursday, July 21, 2011

Software Engineering Students Develop Warhol App

WarholThree students in last year's Institute for Software Research's Professional Software Engineering programs developed an iPhone/iPad application for The Andy Warhol Museum. The application allows users to create a digital silkscreen print by following Warhol's famed silkscreen process step by step.
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Thursday, July 21, 2011

News Briefs

Read about students from Qatar Academy visiting campus, the International Linguistics Olympiad and a new secure website called "My Plaid Student."
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Thursday, July 21, 2011

Personal Mention

Read about the recent accomplishments and activities of CMU faculty, staff and students. MORE
Thursday, July 14, 2011

Hollywood Comes to CMU; Access to Buildings, Streets and Parking Will Be Impacted

HollywoodAccess to several university buildings, and streets and parking in Oakland will be impacted later this month when Carnegie Mellon, which played host to scenes in the movies “Smart People,” “Wonder Boys” and “Mothman Prophecies,” once again welcomes Hollywood to its Pittsburgh campus. MORE
Thursday, July 14, 2011

Caroline Acker Named Head of History Department

AckerAssociate Professor Caroline Acker has been appointed head of Carnegie Mellon’s History Department. She succeeds Professor Joe Trotter, who is stepping down as head after leading the department since 2001. MORE
Thursday, July 14, 2011

Parking Permit Application Deadline is Tomorrow, Friday, July 15

The enrollment period deadline for parking permits on the Pittsburgh campus is tomorrow, Friday, July 15. MORE
Thursday, July 14, 2011

CMU Spin-Offs Receive Major Funding From Venture Capital Firms

Dynamics, a CMU spin-off company aided by the School of Computer Science’s Project Olympus and the Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship at the Tepper School of Business, recently received $35 million in Series B funding, the largest Series B investment to date, from Boston-based Bain Capital Ventures. MORE
Thursday, July 14, 2011

Students To Light Up African Village

This past Monday, July 11, two Carnegie Mellon students arrived in Yele, a rural village in Sierra Leone, to bring electricity to nearly 600 households. MORE
Thursday, July 14, 2011

New Secure Website Allows Parents To View Their Student's Information

Carnegie Mellon’s Division of Enrollment Services has created “My Plaid Student,” a secure website that enables parents and families to view certain information about their student, including their student’s invoices. MORE
Thursday, July 14, 2011

News Briefs

Read about new MBA rankings, Kindles available from University Libraries and road closures. MORE
Thursday, July 14, 2011

Personal Mention

Read about students from Qatar Academy visiting campus, the International Linguistics Olympiad and a new secure website called "My Plaid Student." MORE
Thursday, July 7, 2011

Parking Permit Applications Now Being Accepted

The enrollment period for parking permits on the Pittsburgh campus is now under way online at https://parking.campusservices.cmu.edu/ (click on the Enrollment button in the left-hand navigation column). MORE
Thursday, July 7, 2011

Imaging Technology Developed at Mellon College of Science To Be Used in Cancer Clinical Trial

MRIA novel technology developed by Carnegie Mellon scientist Eric Ahrens will soon allow doctors to use magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to monitor, in patients, the delivery of a dendritic cell vaccine for treating colorectal cancer. MORE
Thursday, July 7, 2011

CMU's "Hear Me" Project Billboard Campaign Helps Young People Speak Up

Hear MeA new billboard campaign in the Pittsburgh area, part of Carnegie Mellon’s “Hear Me” project, is giving young people a new way to communicate about bullies, school and other topics important to them.
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Thursday, July 7, 2011

Robotics Institute Hits the Big Apple for Robot Film Festival

Robot FestivalThe Robot Film Festival in New York City July 16-17 boasts a number of firsts, perhaps none more surprising than both Spike Jonze and Matt Mason presenting films on the same screen. MORE
Thursday, July 7, 2011

Heinz Students Explore Rapid Transit in Busy Pittsburgh Corridor

A public bus rapid transit system connecting Pittsburgh’s Oakland neighborhood, a hub for higher education, health care and commercial business, with the city’s downtown sounded like a great idea to a team of Heinz College students. MORE
Thursday, July 7, 2011

Last Call for Tickets to Employee Picnic at Kennywood

Today (Thursday, July 7), from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the University Center, is the final chance to purchase tickets to the Employee Picnic at Kennywood Park, presented by Staff Council this Saturday, July 9. MORE
Thursday, July 7, 2011

GigaPan Magazine Features Panoramas of Civil War Sites

Civil WarArmchair historians can interactively explore nine panoramas of Civil War sites, including the July 1-3, 1863, battle at Gettysburg in this month’s issue of GigaPan Magazine, http://gigapanmagazine.org/, an online publication of the CREATE Lab at Carnegie Mellon’s Robotics Institute. MORE
Thursday, July 7, 2011

News Briefs

Read about a new ranking for the Robotics Institute and how CMU students recently conducted robot demonstrations at the World Conference of Science Journalists in Doha. MORE
Thursday, July 7, 2011

Personal Mention