April-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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April

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Rocket Man

CohonJared L. Cohon had visions of being a rock star touring Europe after having played drums with a band in Baltimore. But instead, he became a rocket man, catapulting Carnegie Mellon forward more than any president before him. He's driven the university upward on all strategic fronts. And he's taken Carnegie Mellon to the world. MORE
Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Family First for Carnegie Mellon's First Lady

CohonCarnegie Mellon's first lady is devoted to family: her own, the university and her clients. MORE
Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Educators Extraordinaire

COE logoGive them an A+.

Faculty and staff who have achieved university-wide acclaim for their exceptional contributions to Carnegie Mellon education programs, effective and enthusiastic classroom teaching, compassionate and influential advising, and profound impact on others will be honored at a Celebration of Education beginning at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 30 in Rangos 1 and 2 of the University Center. The events are free and open to the public.
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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Building Blocks

Craig StreetWith an eye toward the west and northwest of the Pittsburgh campus, Carnegie Mellon's Simonds Commission has drafted 10 guidelines for future growth and development. MORE
Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Eberly Center Merges with OTE

It seems like a perfect match.

The Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence and the Office of Technology for Education are coming together to form the Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence and Educational Innovation. The new center will be directed by Marsha Lovett.
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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Professional Day in Qatar Helps Students Kick-start Careers

Qatar Fashion ShowCarnegie Mellon Qatar's 7th annual Professional Day recently highlighted a yearlong of career development efforts for students.

Carnegie Mellon Qatar's continuous commitment to prepare students for the workplace stretches from résumé building to fashion tips. The cmBA business fashion show showcased formal business outfits designed to help students impress potential employers.
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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Awards Ceremony Has a Familiar Feel for Winning Drama Students

USITT RivalsA School of Drama grad and current student recently received national awards for sound achievement and costume design during a ceremony in Milwaukee, but the lighting and visual effects made them feel right at home. MORE
Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Innovation City CMU Promotes Technology, Fun at SXSW Event

sxswThe party may have been in Austin, Texas, but it was all about Pittsburgh.

The H. John Heinz III College, the Human-Computer Interaction Institute, and the Entertainment Technology Center along with the Pittsburgh Technology Council showcased CMU students, local tech firms and entertainment ventures at Innovation City, a party that was part of the South By Southwest Interactive festival.
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