Skinner Joins Executive Committee on Trump’s Transition TeamA CMU faculty member since 1999, Kiron Skinner is founding director of the Institute for Politics and Strategy in the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
U.S. Needs To Train More AI Experts To Stave Off Global Competitors, Moore Tells SenateAndrew Moore, dean of CMU's School of Computer Science, made remarks today (Nov. 30) before a U.S. Senate subcomittee.
Lost Love Leads to Study of EmotionFifteen Carnegie Mellon University students spent the fall studying heartbreak.
Researchers Seek Solution To Selfie-Related DeathsMonday, November 28, 2016
Researchers Seek Solution To Selfie-Related DeathsA growing number of people die each year while snapping photos of themselves on cliffs, railroad tracks and other hazardous spots. Researchers in Pittsburgh and India are looking for ways to reduce this risk.
CMU To Host Second Session of Carnegie Colloquium Dec. 2Monday, November 28, 2016
CMU To Host Second Session of Carnegie Colloquium Dec. 2The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Carnegie Mellon University will host the second session of their joint Colloquium on Digital Governance and Security on Dec. 2 in Pittsburgh.
Study Shows How Epilepsy Drugs Block Brain's Electrical SignalsMonday, November 28, 2016
Study Shows How Epilepsy Drugs Block Brain's Electrical SignalsCarnegie Mellon University chemist Maria Kurnikova is playing a key role in the search for effective new anti-seizure medications.
CMU Packs 125,000 Meals in 90 Minutes To Fight Hidden HungerTuesday, November 22, 2016
CMU Packs 125,000 Meals in 90 Minutes To Fight Hidden HungerCarnegie Mellon University partnered with The Kraft Heinz Company to benefit the global hunger-relief agency Stop Hunger Now.
New Soft Electronics Fabrication Method is a Step Toward DIY Smart TattoosTuesday, November 22, 2016
New Soft Electronics Fabrication Method is a Step Toward DIY Smart TattoosCMU researchers have created a method to print skin-mountable electronics in a quick and cost-effective way.
Thanksgiving Day Hosts Share More Than a MealMonday, November 21, 2016
Thanksgiving Day Hosts Share More Than a MealVolunteers from the Carnegie Mellon University community are sharing their Thanksgiving with students who can't get home for the holiday.
Skinner Joins Trump's National Security Council Transition TeamMonday, November 21, 2016
Skinner Joins Trump's National Security Council Transition TeamKiron Skinner, founding director of the Institute for Politics and Strategy at Carnegie Mellon University, has joined President-Elect Donald J. Trump's transition team for the National Security Council.
Bhagavatula, Garrett and Kinderlehrer Named AAAS FellowsMonday, November 21, 2016
Bhagavatula, Garrett and Kinderlehrer Named AAAS FellowsVijayakumar Bhagavatula, James H. Garrett, Jr. and David Kinderlehrer have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Tartans Have a Ball Supporting Children's HospitalFriday, November 18, 2016
Tartans Have a Ball Supporting Children's HospitalThe football team has partnered with the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh (CHP) Foundation to create a 2017 calendar with all proceeds benefiting Children's Hospital.
Mobile App Behavior Often Appears at Odds With Privacy PoliciesWednesday, November 16, 2016
Mobile App Behavior Often Appears at Odds With Privacy PoliciesNorman Sadeh has found that how a mobile app says it will collect or share a user's personal information with third parties often appears to be inconsistent with how the app actually behaves.
Tony Awards, Carnegie Mellon Open Submissions for Theatre Education AwardWednesday, November 16, 2016
Tony Awards, Carnegie Mellon Open Submissions for Theatre Education AwardFor the third year in a row, the Tony Awards and CMU will recognize a deserving teacher with the "Excellence in Theatre Education Award."
Brain “Reads” Sentences the Same in English and PortugueseTuesday, November 15, 2016
Brain “Reads” Sentences the Same in English and PortugueseThe study is the first to show that different languages have similar neural signatures for describing events and scenes.
Researchers Develop Way To “Fingerprint” the BrainTuesday, November 15, 2016
Researchers Develop Way To “Fingerprint” the BrainThe research confirms what scientists have always thought to be true: the structural connections in the brain are unique to each individual person.
Making PROGRESS: Program Aims To Help Students Become Better NegotiatorsTuesday, November 15, 2016
Making PROGRESS: Program Aims To Help Students Become Better NegotiatorsWomen continue to be paid less than their male colleagues, but a new program at Carnegie Mellon University wants to help change that through the art of negotiation.
Researchers Create Tool To See Network Traffic, Stop Cyber AttacksMonday, November 14, 2016
Researchers Create Tool To See Network Traffic, Stop Cyber AttacksResearchers in Carnegie Mellon University's CyLab Security and Privacy Institute are creating a visual tool to help thwart the kind of massive distributed denial of service attack that recently crashed nearly 50 websites, including Amazon and Netflix.
CMU’s School of Drama Presents “The Rover”Saturday, November 12, 2016
CMU’s School of Drama Presents “The Rover”The play portrays the adventures of Willmore the Rover during Carnivale in Naples in 1650.
Miller Gallery Hosts “Climactic: Post Normal Design”Saturday, November 12, 2016
Miller Gallery Hosts “Climactic: Post Normal Design”The exhibition focuses on design and activism surrounding issues of coloniality, crises of culture and race, and climate change.
Kanade Receives 2016 Kyoto Prize for Advanced TechnologyFriday, November 11, 2016
Kanade Receives 2016 Kyoto Prize for Advanced TechnologyThe international award is presented by the Inamori Foundation to individuals who have contributed significantly to the scientific, cultural and spiritual betterment of humankind.
Oklahoma Quakes: Researchers Say Wastewater May be ReasonWednesday, November 09, 2016
Oklahoma Quakes: Researchers Say Wastewater May be ReasonIn 2015, residents of Oklahoma felt the earth move beneath them 907 times, 43 times more than they've felt it move in the past eight years. On Nov. 6, it moved again in Cushing, Okla.
Whitehead Wins DARPA Young Faculty AwardWednesday, November 09, 2016
Whitehead Wins DARPA Young Faculty AwardKatie Whitehead, assistant professor of chemical engineering, has received the Young Faculty Award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
American Chemical Society Honors DonahueMonday, November 07, 2016
American Chemical Society Honors DonahueProfessor Neil M. Donahue has received the 2016 Pittsburgh Award from the American Chemical Society's Pittsburgh Section.
Future Internet Voting Faces Security Hurdles, CMU Students FindMonday, November 07, 2016
Future Internet Voting Faces Security Hurdles, CMU Students FindInternet voting is not common in the United States, but any online or internet-based U.S. election system in the future will require strong encryption measures.
RoboVote Helps Groups Make Decisions Using AI-Driven MethodsMonday, November 07, 2016
RoboVote Helps Groups Make Decisions Using AI-Driven MethodsThe new online service enables anyone to use state-of-the-art voting methods to make optimal group decisions.
First Carnegie Colloquium Focuses on Artificial Intelligence in Military, Data PrivacyFriday, November 04, 2016
First Carnegie Colloquium Focuses on Artificial Intelligence in Military, Data PrivacyCarnegie Mellon University and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace co-hosted the Oct. 31 event.
Computer Simulation Breaks Virus Apart To Learn How it Comes TogetherWednesday, November 02, 2016
Computer Simulation Breaks Virus Apart To Learn How it Comes TogetherBy allowing researchers to see how the tough shells break apart, the simulation provides a computational window for looking at how viruses and proteins assemble.
Flying High: Air Force Awards Grants to Two ResearchersWednesday, November 02, 2016
Flying High: Air Force Awards Grants to Two ResearchersThe Air Force Office of Scientific Research has selected two Carnegie Mellon University faculty members to receive research funding for three years through the Air Force's Young Investigator Research Program.
Carnegie Mellon Receives $10 Million From K&L Gates To Study Ethical Issues Posed by Artificial IntelligenceTuesday, November 01, 2016
Carnegie Mellon Receives $10 Million From K&L Gates To Study Ethical Issues Posed by Artificial IntelligenceAs the ethical and policy issues surrounding artificial intelligence and other computing technologies take center stage, global law firm K&L Gates LLP has made a gift to help ensure Carnegie Mellon University's leadership in this emerging field.
K&L Gates, CMU Create $10 Million Endowment To Study Ethical Issues Posed by Artificial IntelligenceTuesday, November 01, 2016