Carnegie Mellon University
Wednesday, April 29, 2015

IS Conference Room Dedicated to Archit Kumar (DC’12) and Family

To recognize Archit Kumar and his family's endowment and generous gift to the Information Systems (IS) Program, Porter Hall 222 has been renamed the Kumar Conference Room."We are truly grateful for this support," said Randy Weinberg, director of the program. "The funds will be used basically exclusively to enhance undergraduate educational opportunities for individual research, participation in the larger IS community and for service learning experience abroad."
Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Distinguished Teaching Award Goes To Yasufumi Iwasaki

Two adjectives frequently used to describe Yasufumi Iwasaki are tirelessly committed and generous.For Iwasaki's extraordinary dedication to his students and his impact as a teacher, advisor, mentor and curriculum developer, he has won the 2014-15 Elliott Dunlap Smith Award for Distinguished Teaching and Educational Service in the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Marlene Behrmann Elected To National Academy of Sciences

Behrmann, the George A. and Helen Dunham Cowan Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience and CMU co-director of the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition (CNBC), has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). She is the first female scientist from CMU to be elected to the NAS.Behrmann joined the CMU faculty in 1993 and is widely considered to be one of the foremost experts in the cognitive neuroscience of visual perception. Her research combines behavioral investigations and brain imaging techniques with both normal and impaired individuals to identify the functional architecture of the human brain that enables our visual experiences.
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