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

Thursday, September 19, 2013

New Tartans: President Suresh Welcomes His First Class

Suresh at the FenceCalling himself a “freshman,” Carnegie Mellon President Subra Suresh congratulated the Class of 2017 and told them that he’ll be learning right along with them. MORE
Thursday, September 19, 2013

GAME ON: Q&A with Jesse Schell

Jesse SchellThe Piper caught up with video game designer and professor Jesse Schell to discuss the benefits of playing video games and where gaming is headed today. Schell is an acclaimed author and CEO of Schell Games on Pittsburgh's South Side.
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Thursday, September 19, 2013

Service Award Winner: Anne Witchner Levin’s Labor of Love Lauded by Alumni Association

Anne WitchnerA loyal, dedicated and selfless staff member for more than 35 years, Levin’s love for the university and her tireless efforts to enhance student life and connect students with alumni are being recognized this fall with an Alumni Association Service Award. MORE
Thursday, September 19, 2013

Study Nets New Signage, Adjusted Street Parking Rates

Parking SignageThe study seeks to let the marketplace identify hourly rates at which parking spaces are more than three-quarters full during regular business periods. This establishes a reasonable level for usage and revenue while allowing for some parking availability throughout 
the business day. MORE
Thursday, September 19, 2013

Flex MBA Gets Underway: New Program Mixes Online Learning With In-Person Weekends

Thirty graduate students from across North America have embarked on a new avenue in business education. The Tepper School’s Flex MBA program is one of the world’s first top-tier business curriculums to be offered in a flexible “hybrid” format.
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Thursday, September 19, 2013

School of Drama Celebrates 100 Years

Drama's 100th logoAt 100-years-old, Carnegie Mellon’s School of Drama never looked so good. And the school is offering up an All-American season of performances to celebrate. MORE
Thursday, September 19, 2013

Driving the Future, Without a Driver

Driverless Car 3Carnegie Mellon’s conventional-looking, self-driving 2011 Cadillac SRX put on a show for transportation officials by negotiating highway traffic while safely changing lanes and merging during a 33-mile drive from Cranberry, Pa., to Pittsburgh International Airport. MORE
Thursday, September 19, 2013

Riot Grrrl Comes to CMU’s Miller Gallery

Riot GrrrlThe early ’90s pioneering punk feminist movement comes to CMU this fall, when the Miller Gallery presents “Alien She,” an exhibition of the Riot Grrrl's lasting impact.

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