Carnegie Science Awards Honor CMU Faculty and SpinoffsPresented by the Carnegie Science Center, the awards recognize and promote outstanding science and technology achievements in western Pennsylvania.
CMU Alumni Help Revive "Shuffle Along" on Broadway"Shuffle Along, Or, The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All that Followed," opens on Broadway with the help of several award-winning Carnegie Mellon University alumni.
Building Connections: Sherman and Joyce Bowie Scott Hall Opens Window to the WorldThe Sherman and Joyce Bowie Scott Hall, to be dedicated on April 30, provides both visual and intellectual stimulation, enhancing the College of Engineering's innovative culture and fostering interdisciplinary research.
Project Ignite Aims To Spark Teens' InterestsWednesday, April 27, 2016
Project Ignite Aims To Spark Teens' InterestsProject Ignite, a new Carnegie Mellon University student-run initiative, is helping high school students develop outside interests and pursue their passions.
CMU's Heinz College Named Top Analytics ProgramTuesday, April 26, 2016
CMU's Heinz College Named Top Analytics ProgramWhether it's better understanding consumer behavior, improving health care for veterans or finding ways to save taxpayer money, operations research plays a critical role.
Championship Pitch Sends CMU Team to World FinalsTuesday, April 26, 2016
Championship Pitch Sends CMU Team to World FinalsThe Originals, an all-male a cappella group, is practicing for the finals of the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella, a first for a CMU a cappella organization.
“Free Germs” Senior Art Exhibition Opens April 29Tuesday, April 26, 2016
“Free Germs” Senior Art Exhibition Opens April 29Students graduating from the Bachelor of Fine Arts and BXA Interdisciplinary Art Degree programs will exhibit their culminating work.
Alexandre Pouget To Receive Andrew Carnegie Prize in Mind and Brain SciencesMonday, April 25, 2016
Alexandre Pouget To Receive Andrew Carnegie Prize in Mind and Brain SciencesPouget, a renowned expert in neural coding and spatial representations, has revolutionized using uncertainty to explain how the brain functions based on statistical principles.
INI renews Partnership with University of HyogoSunday, April 24, 2016
INI renews Partnership with University of HyogoCarnegie Mellon University has renewed an agreement with the University of Hyogo (UH) to continue an information security dual-degree program in Kobe, Japan.
Tom Mitchell Elected to American Academy of Arts and SciencesThursday, April 21, 2016
Tom Mitchell Elected to American Academy of Arts and SciencesHis research focuses on statistical learning algorithms for understanding natural language text and on understanding how the human brain represents information.
Barry Barish Returns To Give Buhl Lecture on Gravitational WavesWednesday, April 20, 2016
Barry Barish Returns To Give Buhl Lecture on Gravitational WavesBarish will discuss the physics of gravitational waves, the techniques used to detect gravitational waves and the implications of the new observations.
Miller Gallery Hosts Architecture Thesis Exhibit, April 21 – 23Monday, April 18, 2016
Miller Gallery Hosts Architecture Thesis Exhibit, April 21 – 23The thesis presents an opportunity to develop a project that demonstrates each student's capacity to make a significant and original contribution to the field of architecture.
Researchers Explain Complex Ideas in Three Minutes or LessSunday, April 17, 2016
Researchers Explain Complex Ideas in Three Minutes or LessThink about your life's work. Now, pitch it to a complete stranger in a matter of seconds. One hundred and eighty seconds to be exact. That's the Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) in a nutshell.
CMU Launches New International Relations and Politics Accelerated Master ProgramThursday, April 14, 2016
CMU Launches New International Relations and Politics Accelerated Master ProgramThe new program will prepare students for competitive doctoral programs and careers in international relations, government service, American politics and related fields.
Biologist Receives Curci Foundation Grant To Investigate New Strategy for Treating PainThursday, April 14, 2016
Biologist Receives Curci Foundation Grant To Investigate New Strategy for Treating PainManojkumar Puthenveedu has received a $200,000 grant from the Shurl & Kay Curci Foundation to support his research into the cellular mechanisms that underlie pain and addiction to painkillers.
Alex John London Appointed to National Committee on Ebola ResearchWednesday, April 13, 2016
Alex John London Appointed to National Committee on Ebola ResearchThe committee will explore and analyze the scientific and ethical issues related to vaccine and therapeutic drug design, conduct and reporting in response to the West African epidemic.
Words for Snow Revisited: Languages Support Efficient Communication About the EnvironmentWednesday, April 13, 2016
Words for Snow Revisited: Languages Support Efficient Communication About the EnvironmentThe study supports the claim that languages are adapted to the local communicative needs of their speakers.
Engineering Senior Eric Parigoris To Work on Early Cancer Detection in SwitzerlandWednesday, April 13, 2016
Engineering Senior Eric Parigoris To Work on Early Cancer Detection in SwitzerlandThe mechanical engineering and biomedical engineering major who will earn his degree this May has won a Whitaker Fellowship, awarded by the program to send emerging leaders in U.S. biomedical engineering abroad.
Noted Historian and Author Earl Lewis To Give Keynote Address at Carnegie Mellon Commencement, May 15Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Noted Historian and Author Earl Lewis To Give Keynote Address at Carnegie Mellon Commencement, May 15Lewis, president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, is a noted social historian and author, and one of America's leading advocates for supporting the humanities and the arts in higher education.
Global Learning Council Unveils First Set of RecommendationsTuesday, April 12, 2016
Global Learning Council Unveils First Set of RecommendationsThe recommendations will help universities maximize the potential of technology-enhanced learning design and practices through informed research.
Scientists Discover How the Brain Repurposes Itself To Learn Scientific ConceptsTuesday, April 12, 2016
Scientists Discover How the Brain Repurposes Itself To Learn Scientific ConceptsNew research from Carnegie Mellon University has uncovered how the brain is able to acquire brand new types of ideas.
Grad Student Wins $90K Paul and Daisy Soros FellowshipTuesday, April 12, 2016
Grad Student Wins $90K Paul and Daisy Soros FellowshipPh.D. student Ania Jaroszewicz was selected for her potential to make significant contributions to U.S. society, culture and academics.
CMU Places Second in 2015 Putnam Math CompetitionFriday, April 08, 2016
CMU Places Second in 2015 Putnam Math CompetitionCMU has placed second in the Mathematical Association of America's 76th William Lowell Putnam Competition, the definitive mathematics competition for undergraduate students in North America.
Gatterbauer Receives NSF Early Career AwardFriday, April 08, 2016
Gatterbauer Receives NSF Early Career AwardThe National Science Foundation awarded CMU's Wolfgang Gatterbauer a Faculty Early Career Development award for his research proposal to develop novel methods to draw conclusions from uncertain and inconsistent data.
Mathematical Sciences Student Awarded Barry Goldwater ScholarshipThursday, April 07, 2016
Mathematical Sciences Student Awarded Barry Goldwater ScholarshipSophomore mathematical sciences major Joshua Brakensiek has received a Barry Goldwater Scholarship to support his pursuit of a research career in mathematics and theoretical computer science.
Presidential Candidate Clinton Visits CMUWednesday, April 06, 2016
Presidential Candidate Clinton Visits CMUHillary Rodham Clinton visited Carnegie Mellon University's Pittsburgh campus on Wednesday, April 6, as her presidential campaign made its way through Pennsylvania.
Media Advisory: CMU Celebrates Spring CarnivalTuesday, April 05, 2016
Media Advisory: CMU Celebrates Spring CarnivalCarnegie Mellon's annual Spring Carnival is set for April 14-17. Many events are free and open to the public.
CMU Drama Faculty Win 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff AwardsMonday, April 04, 2016
CMU Drama Faculty Win 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff AwardsTwo School of Drama faculty members have won Theatre Development Fund Irene Sharaff Awards; an honor among the highest in American costume design.
Mauter earns NSF CAREER awardFriday, April 01, 2016
Mauter earns NSF CAREER awardThe assistant professor will use her five-year CAREER award to reduce air and water pollutant emissions from power plants.
CMU Joins National Network for Manufacturing InnovationFriday, April 01, 2016