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This Week's Headlines:

  • One Way Trip to MarsInaugural Humanities Festival Starts Today (March 26)
  • Earth Hour Will Be "De-Lightful"
  • Seeking a One-Way Trip to Mars
  • As the Snake Turns, So Does SnakeBot
  • Electric Vehicles Could Put Roadways at Risk
  • Giving Privacy a Nudge

School of Computer Science graduate Carl LeCompte is on the short list for the Mars One mission. Read this and more in this week's newsletter.

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Pickin' and Grinnin'

Brian JunkerBanjo-playing Statistics Professor Brian Junker and several other string instrument enthusiasts have been entertaining the lunch crowd at the Schenley Park Visitors Center for quite a while.

Read this story and more in the Piper.


What's Happening

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

Calendar Highlights

Calendar Highlights provides a glance at upcoming events at Carnegie Mellon. MORE

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