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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Qualcomm Neurohackathon Teams Develop Solutions To Analyze Neuroscience Data

Five CMU graduate student teams competed in the Qualcomm Neurohackathon to develop solutions to analyze specific neuroscience data. Team "Coin Toss" won first place for their approaches to identify the brain's axonal connection trajectories. MRI fiber tracking has been widely used to map these trajectories, but identifying or classifying them is difficult due to the high complexity of neuroanatomy.
Thursday, May 26, 2016

Show and Tell: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant at Work

While Earl Lewis was on campus to deliver the keynote speech at CMU's Commencement ceremony, he also had the opportunity to interact with students, researchers and faculty members. In one meeting, Lewis, president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, got to learn about the work that the foundation is supporting.
Monday, May 23, 2016

Sophomore Talks Philosophy, Internship Experience

David Matvey (DC'18), an ethics, history and public policy major, spent the past semester in Washington, D.C., taking classes and interning in a senatorial office. He recently shared his experience and how he's preparing for a career in international relations.
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