2011-Faculty & Staff News - Carnegie Mellon University

The Piper is a source for official Carnegie Mellon news from the Internal Communications Department. Published monthly during the academic year, the Piper includes stories about university research, the people who make that research happen, the students we all support, and the events and activities that make this university and its branch locations a vibrant place to live, work and learn.

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Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Ralston to Graduates: “May Your Boulders Be Blessings”

RalstonAron Ralston dared this year’s graduating students to be bold in life. “Whatever you can do — or dream you can do — begin it,” Ralston (E’97) said during his keynote address at Carnegie Mellon’s 114th Commencement. “Boldness has genius, magic and power in it.” MORE
Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Circulo Juvenil Teaches Kids About Greening the Earth — In Spanish

Circulo JuvenilIn a special program by the Department of Modern Languages, children learned about ecology and plants — and grew a little themselves. MORE
Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Entrepreneurs Wanted

Carnegie Mellon is the go-to place for budding entrepreneurs. MORE
Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Barbara Smith Worked To Make CMU a Better Place For Employees

Listen to what people have to say, be a team player and keep a sense of humor. MORE
Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Aamir Anwar Helps Alumni Around the World Stay Connected

Aamir Anwar is charting new territory as CMU's first director of international alumni relations. His task is to build and grow communities of Carnegie Mellon alumni who reside outside of the U.S. Since starting nearly three years ago, the number of international alumni chapters has risen from 9 to 14. MORE
Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Professors Help Brighten City Streets

The School of Architecture's Remaking Cities Institute (RCI) is helping Pittsburgh with a bright idea. MORE