Stories-Faculty & Staff News - Carnegie Mellon University

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Staff Spotlight: Jim Moran

Jim Moran
Jim Moran is dedicated to protecting and serving members of the Carnegie Mellon community.
Monday, April 24, 2017

Celebrating Excellence in Education

Catalina Achim
Every year CMU recognizes individuals who exemplify the highest standards of excellence and commitment to students through its Celebration of Education Awards.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Staff Spotlight: Ron Phillips

Ron Phillips
Electrician Ron Phillips gets his biggest charge on the bicycle track.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Staff Spotlight: Sam Boyer

Sam Boyer
Sam Boyer discusses his unique approach to recruiting and developing talent for the College of Engineering.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

UPLift Challenge Seeks Your Ideas To Enhance Pittsburgh Campus

Carnival Move On
The Task Force for the CMU Experience is inviting students, faculty and staff to submit their creative ideas to make common spaces on campus more engaging, collaborative and fun.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Staff Spotlight: Clif Stanford

Clif Stanford
Clif Stanford is king of "the hill."
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Piper Spotlight: Bill Francis

Bill Francis
Bill Francis is a family man with a big heart who looks out for his “kids” — more than 100 of them on the Tartans football team.
Monday, March 20, 2017

Piper Spotlight: Bonnie Schultz

Bonnie Schultz
Tepper School faculty know where to go for help. They turn to Bonnie Schultz and her team at Tepper Academic Services.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Cohon Center Addition Wins Building Excellence Award

Cohon Center Addition
The Master Builders' Association awards are the highest and most sought-after commercial construction awards in western Pennsylvania.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Four CMU Students Vie for Campus Superstar Title, March 26

Campus Superstars 2016
Hanna Berggren, Daryl Paris Bright, Gena Sims and Ramsey Pack will compete in the American Idol-like competition at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 26 at Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland.
Monday, March 13, 2017

Students Honored for “Incredible Service and Leadership”

Angela Ng and Joshua Zak
Angela Ng and Joshua Zak are being recognized by the CMU Alumni Association for their outstanding service and leadership
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Play an Active Role in the Staff Experience

Staff Council Committee Meeting
Nominations for a seat on Staff Council are now open through March 17. All staff neither represented by a collective bargaining unit nor holding a faculty designation can be nominated, and you can even nominate yourself.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

President’s Annual Update: “No Better Time To Be at CMU”

President Subra Suresh
In his annual update to the Carnegie Mellon community last week, President Subra Suresh reported progress on top strategic priorities, and laid out the extraordinary opportunities that lie ahead for the university.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Piper Spotlight: Julia Corrin

Julia Corrin
Julia Corrin is preserving Carnegie Mellon University’s history.
Friday, March 3, 2017

Startup 101 Brings STEM Learning to Life

Students working on mobile devices
Chemical engineering Ph.D. student Justin Weinberg has co-founded a tech startup that enables professors to engage students in active learning during traditional lectures.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Piper Spotlight: Scott Kurdilla

Scott Kurdilla
Scott Kurdilla can see what is on your mind. As a research technologist and safety officer, he manages day-to-day operations at the Scientific Imaging and Brain Research Center.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Piper Spotlight: Yulia Zhukoff

Zhukoff dancing the tango
If you see Yulia Zhukoff tapping her feet behind her desk in Carnegie Mellon University’s Alumni House, there’s a good reason why.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Piper Spotlight: Ashley Grice

Ashley Grice
Ashley Grice is working to ensure everyone feels welcome on Carnegie Mellon’s campus.
Monday, February 20, 2017

Library Renovation Supports “21st Century Students”

Libary Group Study area
A renovation of Carnegie Mellon University’s Sorrells Engineering & Science Library has transformed the space to support student learning in new and innovative ways.
Thursday, February 16, 2017

Fasten Your Seatbelt for the Future of Mass Transit

Hyperloop Simulator
CMU's Hyperloop team shared its mass transit pod design and vision for ultra-high speed transportation at an event that drew more than 300 faculty, staff and students.
Thursday, February 16, 2017

Students Take West Coast “Business” Trip

Students Tour Autodesk
Carnegie Mellon MBA students recently took a trip to the West Coast to see what Silicon Valley has to offer. They were not disappointed.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Piper Spotlight: Jack Aul

Jack Aul
The longtime Carnegie Mellon carpenter has combined his two passions to make baseball bats for his sons and aspiring major leaguers.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Robot’s Personality Comes to Life in Museum Exhibit

Robot at Museum
Ph.D. student Madeline Gannon's "Mimus" is engaging visitors like a curious animal at the zoo.
Friday, February 10, 2017

Lunar Gala Has Irresistible Allure

Lunar Gala
CMU students are tapping into their talents as designers, models, dancers, videographers and technicians to pull off one of Pittsburgh’s most anticipated fashion shows.
Friday, February 10, 2017

Tayur Elected to Prestigious National Academy of Engineering

Sridhar Tayur
Tepper School Professor Sridhar Tayur has been recognized by the NAE "for developing and commercializing innovative methods to optimize supply chain systems."
Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Social Artist, Activist Appointed First MFA Director at CMU's School of Art

Jon Rubin
Jon Rubin, an associate professor of art, is recognized as a leading artist in the field of social and contextual practice.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Good Vibrations: CMU Professor’s Work Could Help Improve Elder Care

Hae Young Noh
Hae Young Noh has earned an NSF award to study how sensor technology can be used to enable "smart buildings" to locate and identify people.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Kanade Becomes First CMU Professor To Receive IEEE Founder’s Medal

Takeo Kanade
Takeo Kanade is being recognized for his leadership in computer vision and robotics.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Piper Spotlight: Pattye Stragar

Pattye Stragar
Carnegie Mellon's fitness operations manager wants you to “get moving.”
Monday, February 6, 2017

From Underprivileged to Entrepreneurial: Maha Excites High School Students About Business

Basketball player Ryan Maha
Junior sharp-shooting guard Ryan Maha is making his biggest impact off the court.