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The Internal Communications team works to build a sense of community among faculty and staff by keeping you informed of the exciting news and events happening at Carnegie Mellon. We keep you posted with "News You Can Use."

Our two primary news vehicles are the 8.5 x 11 News, a weekly electronic newsletter (read the latest issue), and The Piper, a 12-page newspaper delivered monthly to your campus mailbox during the academic year. The Piper's top stories also are posted onlineDownload the latest Piper [.pdf].  

If you have exciting news or an interesting story to share, please send your ideas to the Internal Communications team.

HugsThis Week's Headlines:

  • Hug-a-Day Could Keep Doctor Away
  • Lunar Rover Wins $500K XPRIZE Mobility Award
  • CMU Home Page Gets New Look
  • CMU Joins Alliance for Maker Education
  • Toys for Tots Campaign Sets Record
  • Personal Mention: José Moura Named to National Academy of Inventors
  • Jose MouraNews Brief: Students Suggest Ways for City to Balance Privacy & Public Safety

Psychology Professor Sheldon Cohen's reseach finds that those who receive more hugs are somewhat less likely to get sick. José Moura (right), who holds 11 U.S. patents, will be inducted into the National Academy of Inventors.

Read these stories and more in this week's 8.5 x 11 News.

What's Happening

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.
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