June-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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June

Thursday, June 13, 2013

SMART Switch

Now even ID cards at Carnegie Mellon will be smart.

Starting in July, the university will be issuing new identification cards to faculty and staff as part of the Port Authority's (PAT) conversion to electronic fare collection, a more efficient way to measure ridership and track its most popular routes among institutional customers. Students will receive their new SMART ID cards in September.
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Thursday, June 13, 2013

Persistence Pays Off

lundeenIt took classmates a while to realize that Marilú Lundeen wasn't the teacher but rather a fellow student.

Lundeen, an administrative coordinator at the Information Networking Institute (INI), is not only a May graduate with a bachelor's degree in Hispanic Studies and an additional major in European studies, she's also a grandmother.
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Thursday, June 13, 2013

Fitting Farewell Morosky Made CMU a Healthier Place

moroskyShe's synonymous with fitness, the picture of health, a true Carnegie Mellon icon.

Faculty, staff and students at Carnegie Mellon, as well as many CMU alumni, are much healthier today thanks to the efforts of Coordinator of Fitness Donna Morosky, who recently announced her retirement, effective June 30.
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Thursday, June 13, 2013

"The Road Goes Ever On and On" for St. Clair

st clairMay Day has always been an auspicious day for celebration, and this year was no exception.

Friends, colleagues, students, faculty and staff surrounded Gloriana St. Clair in person and in spirit on May 1, when the campus community packed Posner Center to celebrate her 15-year tenure as dean of University Libraries.
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Thursday, June 13, 2013

'Enrich the Lives of Others'

commencementThe will to love can help people overcome obstacles in life.

That was the message of alumnus Aron Ralston (E'97), who saved his own life while trapped in a Utah canyon, to the more than 4,200 graduates at Carnegie Mellon's 116th Commencement.
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Thursday, June 13, 2013

Sewing Machine

CranorComputer scientist Lorrie Cranor has pieced together an interesting sabbatical for herself.

Cranor, an associate professor of computer science and engineering and public policy, and director of the CyLab Usable Privacy and Security Laboratory, is stitching together her interests in privacy, security and quilting.
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