September-University Lecture Series - Carnegie Mellon University

September

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Political Leadership in the Presidential Election Season

As we enter the final stages of the 2012 election season, voters must look beyond political rhetoric as they decide which presidential candidate they want to define America’s goals and lead the way forward. Governor Tom Ridge will survey the political landscape and explore the primary issues of this campaign season and of America's future. MORE
Thursday, September 27, 2012

Can Financial Engineering Cure Cancer?

In this talk, Professor Lo will provide a brief overview of the key role that financial innovation played in the crisis, and how a deeper appreciation of human nature and incentives may allow financial engineers to focus the enormous power of global financial markets on one of society's most pressing challenges: curing cancer. MORE
Thursday, September 20, 2012

JUNIPER FUSE: Upper Paleolithic Imagination & the Construction of the Underworld

Clayton Eshleman, American poet, translator and editor, Professor Emeritus, Eastern Michigan University MORE
Monday, September 17, 2012

Constitution Day Celebration

Magisterial District Judge Hugh F. McGough will speak at approximately 3:30 pm. Light refreshments will be served. An original copy of the Bill of Rights will be on display. MORE
Friday, September 14, 2012

IMPERFECT HEALTH: The Medicalization of Architecture

The Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon University is proud to present the U.S. premiere of Imperfect Health: The Medicalization of Architecture, a new exhibition that examines the complexity of today’s interrelated and emerging health problems juxtaposed with a variety of proposed architectural and urban solutions. MORE
Thursday, September 6, 2012

Roundtable on the Origins of Occupy Wall Street

Join us for this Carnegie Mellon University Humanities Center Opening Event as our speakers explore our 2012-2013 theme: Media and Social Change MORE