Breaking New GroundStanding-room crowd launches the David A. Tepper Quadrangle project - a historic campus expansion and a vision for CMU's future.
Carnegie Mellon Fur-bricates Hair With Inexpensive 3-D PrinterThe technique for producing 3-D-printed hair is similar to - and inspired by - the way that gossamer plastic strands are extruded when a person uses a hot glue gun.
Improving Risk-Cost-Benefit AnalysisIn the Oct. 30 issue of Science, Baruch Fischhoff critically examines these analytical methods, considering how they should be used and how they can be abused.
Carnegie Mellon To Break Ground on David A. Tepper QuadrangleThursday, October 29, 2015
Carnegie Mellon To Break Ground on David A. Tepper QuadrangleThe groundbreaking will mark the official launch of the 4.5-acre site as the centerpiece of the university's new north campus.
Creative CostumingWednesday, October 28, 2015
Creative CostumingDesigns by School of Drama faculty member Suttirat Larlarb dress actors in "The Walk," "Steve Jobs" and on Broadway.
Mental Maps: Route-Learning Changes Brain TissueTuesday, October 27, 2015
Mental Maps: Route-Learning Changes Brain TissueCMU scientists have determined that learning detailed navigation information causes the hippocampal brain changes.
Women in ComputingTuesday, October 27, 2015
Women in ComputingManuela Veloso delivered a keynote at this year's Grace Hopper Celebration. She was just one of the many attendees from CMU's global community.
Haunted HotelMonday, October 26, 2015
Haunted HotelSchool of Drama alumnus Mark Worthington ups the ante for creepiness as part of FX's "American Horror Story."
CMU Partners With NSA Day of Cyber ProgramThursday, October 22, 2015
CMU Partners With NSA Day of Cyber ProgramCarnegie Mellon has partnered with the NSA Day of Cyber Program, aimed at boosting the national IQ for STEM and cyber science education paths.
Curling ChampWednesday, October 21, 2015
Curling ChampCMU alumna Jillian Walker represents the U.S. at the first World Mixed Curling championships.
NSA Director To Discuss Cybersecurity at CMUTuesday, October 20, 2015
NSA Director To Discuss Cybersecurity at CMUAdmiral Mike Rogers, commander of U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency, will discuss cybersecurity issues at CMU at 5 p.m., Monday, Oct. 26 in Rashid Auditorium.
New Technique Developed by Team Including CMU President Suresh Removes Defects While Keeping Materials StrongMonday, October 19, 2015
New Technique Developed by Team Including CMU President Suresh Removes Defects While Keeping Materials StrongThe technique, called cyclic healing, uses repetitive, gentle stretching to eliminate pre-existing defects in metal crystals.
IBM Research, Carnegie Mellon Create Open Platform To Help the Blind Navigate SurroundingsThursday, October 15, 2015
IBM Research, Carnegie Mellon Create Open Platform To Help the Blind Navigate SurroundingsA pilot app, called NavCog, uses sensors and cognitive technologies to inform blind people on the CMU campus about their location.
Six Degrees of Francis Bacon LaunchesWednesday, October 14, 2015
Six Degrees of Francis Bacon LaunchesCMU and Georgetown University have created "Six Degrees of Francis Bacon," a groundbreaking digital humanities project that recreates the British early modern social network to trace the personal relationships among figures like Bacon, Shakespeare, Isaac Newton and many others.
Generations of TalentMonday, October 12, 2015
Generations of TalentCMU alumni - Ted Danson, Patrick Wilson and newcomer Rachel Keller - offer a glimpse of humanity's raw sides in the second season of FX's "Fargo."
Difficulty Processing Speech May Be an Effect of Dyslexia, Not a CauseThursday, October 08, 2015
Difficulty Processing Speech May Be an Effect of Dyslexia, Not a CauseThe cognitive skills used to learn how to ride a bike may be the key to a more accurate understanding of developmental dyslexia.
Cèilidh Weekend 2015Thursday, October 08, 2015
Cèilidh Weekend 2015With the return of fall weather comes football, fun and festivities as the CMU community gathers at the Pittsburgh campus Oct. 8-11.
Building a Better LiposomeWednesday, October 07, 2015
Building a Better LiposomeUsing computational modeling, researchers have come up with a design for a better liposome, which could provide the basis for improving targeted drug delivery.
Gifts Establish Henry L. Hillman President’s ChairTuesday, October 06, 2015
Gifts Establish Henry L. Hillman President’s ChairThe endowed chair will fund special efforts to attract and support faculty and students.
Training by Repetition Actually Prevents Learning for Those With AutismMonday, October 05, 2015
Training by Repetition Actually Prevents Learning for Those With AutismCMU's Marlene Behrmann is part of the research team that is challenging the popular educational approaches designed for individuals with ASD.
This GuyFriday, October 02, 2015
This GuyAs "The Perfect Guy" hits theaters nationwide, movie producer Tommy Oliver (DC 2006) proves his mettle in Hollywood.
Boeing Establishes Analytics Lab For Aerospace Data at Carnegie MellonThursday, October 01, 2015
Boeing Establishes Analytics Lab For Aerospace Data at Carnegie MellonCarnegie Mellon University has joined with The Boeing Company to establish the Boeing/Carnegie Mellon Aerospace Data Analytics Lab, a new academic research initiative that will leverage the university's leadership in machine learning, language technologies and data analytics.
President Suresh Hosts First Fall Town HallThursday, October 01, 2015