May-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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May

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Applause, Applause

TonyA day after Carnegie Mellon became the first exclusive higher education partner of the Tony Awards, six CMU alumni were nominated for 2014 Tonys. MORE
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

University Center Named in Cohon’s Honor

Cohon centerCarnegie Mellon recognized President Emeritus Jared L. Cohon’s many accomplishments and contributions to campus life by naming the University Center after him. The honor follows the tradition of naming buildings after former presidents, and the Jared L. Cohon University Center serves as the prominent and popular meeting place for the diverse university community that Cohon, CMU’s eighth president, strengthened. MORE
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Inaugural Symposia

Bakery SquareThe yearlong celebration of the inauguration of President Subra Suresh as Carnegie Mellon’s ninth president included two symposia in April. MORE
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Lewis Urges Classmates To Find Their “Chicken Soup”

Bryan LewisA self-proclaimed “social engineer,” Bryan Lewis (E’13, ’14) aims to build a better future through renewable energy and by finding a greater purpose in his life. MORE
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

New Department Heads

DanksGenoveseDavid Danks has been 
selected to 
head Carnegie 
Mellon’s Department of Philosophy, and Christopher R. Genovese has been selected to head the Department of Statistics. MORE
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Decade of Discovery

The Marilyn and Ray Gindroz Foundation Board of Directors celebrated 10 years of Gindroz Travel/Study Prize Winners with a celebration and reunion in April at Urban Design Associates, the firm for which Ray Gindroz served as a founding partner. Winners of the prize shared stories of how the Gindroz Prize helped their careers. MORE

Energetic Announcement

The School of Architecture’s Robert L. Preger Intelligent Workplace served as the space where Rob McCord, Pennsylvania’s state treasurer, announced a new program to help homeowners find lower-cost loans for home energy-efficiency improvements. MORE