2012-2013-University Lecture Series - Carnegie Mellon University


Thursday, April 25, 2013

David Kushner

David Kushner Lecture MORE
Wednesday, April 17, 2013


We will be broadcasting the TEDMED conference from the Cruciform Room, Resnik House. MORE
Thursday, April 11, 2013

Leigh Raiford: Imprisoned in a Luminous Glare: Photography and the African American Freedom Struggle

Leigh Raiford argues that over the past one hundred years activists in the black freedom struggle have used photographic imagery both to gain political recognition and to develop a different visual vocabulary about black lives. MORE
Monday, April 8, 2013

Mars and the Rover Missions

Currently Gentry Lee is Chief Engineer for the Solar System Exploration Directorate at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California. In this position, he is responsible for the engineering integrity of all the robotic planetary missions managed by JPL. His major recent work included the engineering oversight of the Phoenix mission that landed successfully in the Martian arctic in May 2008. Previously, Lee provided oversight for all engineering aspects of the twin rover missions to Mars that landed in January 2004, as well as NASA’s successful Deep Impact and Stardust missions. MORE
Thursday, April 4, 2013

Developments in Higher Education in Europe and its impact on arts, architecture and design

Since the Bologna Declaration by 27 Minister of Education in Europe, the context and policy in higher education has been steadily changing. The talk will briefly introduce the important impact on education, research as well as the external branding in general, and then focus on the impact on the fields of arts, architecture and design. It will especially elaborate on developments in research (artistic research and research by design) and the changes this is triggering in the schools. MORE
Monday, April 1, 2013

A Conversation with David McCormick – Former Under Secretary of the United States Treasury and Co-President of Bridgewater Associates

Carnegie Mellon welcomes David McCormick/Co-President, Bridgewater Associates; Trustee, Carnegie Mellon University. MORE
Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Why do Artists Create Urban Development? A Case Study of SoHo, New York

The history of one of the first artist-gentrified neighborhoods demonstrates how the efforts of artists in creating a new form of adaptive or reuse of industrial structures, organizing politically to legalize their homes, and speculating in local loft real estate helped create the current link between artists and urban development.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Race, Cultural identity and human rights in South African Forensic Anthropology

This seminar will look at three aspects of the interplay between culture and forensic science that are specific to South Africa. MORE
Friday, March 22, 2013

South Africa Today

As a rising state in the world economy and with a rich history and culture, South Africa’s status is shifting. South Africa Today is a one-credit (Pitt)/ three-unit (CMU) mini course, consisting of 14 hours of classes over a weekend, with a major paper assignment to be completed for credit.
Thursday, March 21, 2013

A Fireside Chat with Bill Campbell, Chairman of the Board, Intuit, Inc.

Join us for a fireside chat with Bill Campbell, a Homestead native who is widely known as “The Coach of Silicon Valley” for the legendary roles he has played coaching many of the region’s most high impact entrepreneurs. MORE