September-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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September Trivia Question: Name the two CMU staff members mentioned in the September Piper who were involved in the recent filiming in Pittsburgh for the new Batman movie.


September

Thursday, September 29, 2011

President Obama Visits NREC To Tout New Manufacturing Initiative

ObamaIn his third visit to Carnegie Mellon, Barack Obama launched a major manufacturing initiative in the Lawrenceville neighborhood of Pittsburgh. MORE
Thursday, September 29, 2011

Focus on Education

UndersecretaryUndersecretary of Education Martha Kanter addressed administrators and teachers from local school districts and universities. MORE
Thursday, September 29, 2011

Silicon Valley Hosts “TechWomen,” a Secretary of State Initiative

ClintonA mentor can make a difference.   MORE
Thursday, September 29, 2011

Cool Technologies: QoLT Foundry Speeds Commercialization

A Virtual Valet may be the next new technology to hit the marketplace from The Quality of Life Technology (QoLT) Foundry.

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Thursday, September 29, 2011

Snowy Days, Dark Knight(s)

Dark KnightWhen Pittsburgh became Gotham City and summer turned to winter, Carnegie Mellon experiences once-in-a-lifetime transformation.
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Thursday, September 29, 2011

Alumnae Make Commitment To Teach for America

Ten alumnae are going back to school this fall, and they’ll be at the head of the class as part of Teach for America.

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Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Preparing Tomorrow’s Leaders Today

Tomorrow’s leaders at Carnegie Mellon are taking action today, thanks in part to the Leadership Academy. MORE
Wednesday, September 28, 2011

H&SS Named After Dietrich’s Inspirational Mother

In recognition of William S. Dietrich II’s gift, the university’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences has been named the Marianna Brown Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences. MORE
Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Phenomenal

DietrichWilliam S. Dietrich II donates record-breaking $265 million gift to CMU. MORE
Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Good Citizen

Turning in to police a GPS unit that he and his daughter found in a parking lot in Monroeville, helped crack 35 thefts in area stores. MORE
Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Expanding the Idea of Art

Astria SuparakThe Piper caught up with the Miller Gallery director to discuss her role and the exciting new exhibits for the Pittsburgh Biennial. MORE
Thursday, September 22, 2011

GlueX Experiment

GlueXOut-of-the-ordinary items hidden behind the doors of the hundreds of Carnegie Mellon laboratories. MORE