New Research Confirms Lack of Sleep Connected To Getting SickThe researchers used objective sleep measures to show that people who sleep six hours a night or less are more than four times more likely to catch a cold, compared to those who sleep more than seven hours in a night.
A Traveler's TreasureFriday, August 28, 2015
A Traveler's TreasureA CMU Art Professor's new work at Pittsburgh International Airport invites exploration.
New Era in PartnershipsWednesday, August 26, 2015
New Era in PartnershipsA $35 million gift from Tata Consultancy Services is the largest industry gift to CMU and largest gift from outside the U.S. will support new facility and student scholarships.
Hip-hop “Hamilton”Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Hip-hop “Hamilton”The hit Broadway musical has CMU connections both on stage and behind the scenes.
Carnegie Mellon Receives $35 Million Gift from Tata Consultancy ServicesTuesday, August 25, 2015
Carnegie Mellon Receives $35 Million Gift from Tata Consultancy ServicesWith CMU's largest gift from outside the U.S. and from a corporation, Tata Consultancy Services supports new facility and students scholarships.
Spinoff Releases Gecko-Inspired AdhesiveMonday, August 24, 2015
Spinoff Releases Gecko-Inspired AdhesiveSetex&#8482;, the first commercially available gecko-inspired adhesive, is dry and can repeatedly grip to surfaces without leaving a residue.
Welcome Class of 2019!Friday, August 21, 2015
Welcome Class of 2019!Orientation's theme of Building Bridges will help first-year students find connections that will impact them at CMU and beyond.
Survey Finds Top 10 Electronic Devices Consumers Trust MostThursday, August 20, 2015
Survey Finds Top 10 Electronic Devices Consumers Trust MostThe top three are home phones, home security systems and fitness devices.
Photo Advisory: Carnegie Mellon Welcomes First-Year Students Aug. 23Thursday, August 20, 2015
Photo Advisory: Carnegie Mellon Welcomes First-Year Students Aug. 23First-year students will move into campus housing from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Sunday.
Simon Initiative Hires Learning EngineerThursday, August 20, 2015
Simon Initiative Hires Learning EngineerKimberly Law joins CMU as part of the university's efforts to better understand and develop strategies to overcome the roadblocks to using technology-enhanced learning resources.
Carnegie Mellon-Led Team Identifies Structure of Tumor-Suppressing ProteinThursday, August 20, 2015
Carnegie Mellon-Led Team Identifies Structure of Tumor-Suppressing ProteinTheir findings provide new insights into how the protein regulates cell growth and how mutations in the gene that encodes the protein can lead to cancer.
Dreaming of New CitiesWednesday, August 19, 2015
Dreaming of New CitiesAn architecture program at CMU that draws new talent to Pittsburgh has gained national recognition.
Traffic Advisory: Three Oakland Streets To Close Aug. 23 for Move-In DayTuesday, August 18, 2015
Traffic Advisory: Three Oakland Streets To Close Aug. 23 for Move-In DayApproximately 1,586 first-year students will be moving into their residence halls for a weeklong orientation program and the start of the fall semester.
BrainHub Scientists Visualize Critical Part of Basal Ganglia PathwaysMonday, August 17, 2015
BrainHub Scientists Visualize Critical Part of Basal Ganglia PathwaysThe breakthrough could help see the pathways that degenerate with Parkinson's and Huntington's disease.
National Institute of Statistical Sciences Honors Stephen E. FienbergFriday, August 14, 2015
National Institute of Statistical Sciences Honors Stephen E. FienbergFienberg was praised by the acting director of the National Institute of Statistical Sciences for his exceptional leadership in a variety of professional and governmental organizations.
Ana Maria Ulloa To Join Dietrich College as Assistant Dean, Academic Advisory Center DirectorFriday, August 14, 2015
Ana Maria Ulloa To Join Dietrich College as Assistant Dean, Academic Advisory Center DirectorUlloa will administer academic policies and procedures, maintain student records and ensure a high quality of advising throughout Dietrich College.
New Information Is Easier To Learn When Composed of Familiar ElementsThursday, August 13, 2015
New Information Is Easier To Learn When Composed of Familiar ElementsCMU psychologists uncover a critical relationship between working memory and the strength of information "chunks."
A Healthy SuccessThursday, August 13, 2015
A Healthy SuccessSmooth, delicious - and good for you. With their Naturi organic Greek yogurt, three Carnegie Mellon alumni are riding the leading edge to success.
BrainHub Engineers Receive NSF Grant To Study Neuron Variability and Motor LearningWednesday, August 12, 2015
BrainHub Engineers Receive NSF Grant To Study Neuron Variability and Motor LearningThe award is one of 16 NSF grants totaling $13.1 million to support potentially transformative research in neural and cognitive systems.
Experience PerceptionWednesday, August 12, 2015
Experience PerceptionCMU alumnus Jeremy Lasky has built a creative special effects powerhouse to give superheroes' technology a punch on the big screen.
'Apology to the Moon' Is Latest Poetry Collection by Jim DanielsTuesday, August 11, 2015
'Apology to the Moon' Is Latest Poetry Collection by Jim DanielsIn his 15th poetry book, "Apology to the Moon," CMU's Jim Daniels details the life of a man from his college days to fatherhood.
Energy-Efficient Depth-sensing Camera Gleans 3-D Information In Bright Sunlight and DarknessMonday, August 10, 2015
Energy-Efficient Depth-sensing Camera Gleans 3-D Information In Bright Sunlight and DarknessThis imaging technology may be suitable for many applications, including medical imaging and space exploration, and could be incorporated into most smartphones.
Children's Innovation ProjectMonday, August 10, 2015
Children's Innovation ProjectCMU shines at the crossroads of art and technology, and one project instills creativity in the youngest builders.
Patient-Funded Trials May Do More Harm Than Good, Ethicists WarnThursday, August 06, 2015
Patient-Funded Trials May Do More Harm Than Good, Ethicists WarnPatient-funded trials may seem beneficial, but instead they threaten scientific rigor, relevance, efficiency and fairness.
Milky Way-Like Galaxies May Have Existed in the Early UniverseWednesday, August 05, 2015
Milky Way-Like Galaxies May Have Existed in the Early UniverseA new, large-scale computer simulation shows that the early universe - 500 million years after the Big Bang - might have had more order and structure than previously thought.
World Economic Forum Selects CMU BrainHub Startup as Technology PioneerWednesday, August 05, 2015
World Economic Forum Selects CMU BrainHub Startup as Technology PioneerNeon's proprietary technology uses cognitive science, neuroscience and machine learning tools to understand how humans see and react to images, and selects images that emotionally resonate with viewers.
CMU Aims To Three-peat at "World Series of Hacking"Tuesday, August 04, 2015
CMU Aims To Three-peat at "World Series of Hacking"CMU's cybersecurity team will defend its crown at this year's DefCon Capture the Flag competition, Aug. 6-9 in Las Vegas.
Carnegie Mellon Spinoff Ottomatika Acquired by DelphiTuesday, August 04, 2015
Carnegie Mellon Spinoff Ottomatika Acquired by DelphiLed by Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Raj Rajkumar, Ottomatika highlights Carnegie Mellon's advanced expertise in complex autonomous vehicle systems.
We Still Love "Lucy"Monday, August 03, 2015