CyLab Challenges Young Students To Give Hacking a TryCarnegie Mellon University's CyLab is teaching middle- and high-school students the basics of hacking.
Research Suggests Noninvasive Way To Suppress Epileptic SeizuresCarnegie Mellon University and University of California, Berkeley researchers have introduced a noninvasive approach that could mitigate epileptic seizures.
Finding Faces in a CrowdAn automated face detection method developed at CMU enables computers to recognize tiny faces composed of just a handful of pixels.
Short and Simple Is Key in Three Minute Thesis CompetitionWednesday, March 29, 2017
Short and Simple Is Key in Three Minute Thesis CompetitionThree Minute Thesis is a research communication competition that challenges Ph.D. students to give a compelling presentation on their thesis and its significance in just three minutes, in language that anyone can understand.
Greek SingWednesday, March 29, 2017
Greek SingCarnegie Mellon University's Greek community is stepping up to help children cope while their parents battle cancer.
TEDxCMU Speakers To Urge Pushing BoundariesWednesday, March 29, 2017
TEDxCMU Speakers To Urge Pushing BoundariesTEDxCMU 2017, a student-run conference designed to provide a TED-like experience, will be held on Friday, April 1, at Carnegie Mellon University. The theme of this year's sold-out event is Pivot.
CMU Goes to Final Four in Urban Design CompetitionTuesday, March 28, 2017
CMU Goes to Final Four in Urban Design CompetitionA team of four graduate students will represent CMU in a national urban design competition in April.
Arts Greenhouse Shares Power of Art, Music with Local YouthMonday, March 27, 2017
Arts Greenhouse Shares Power of Art, Music with Local YouthShad Ali may not have a green thumb, but things are thriving in his greenhouse.
Former "MythBusters" Star Inspired by IDeATe Maker SpacesMonday, March 27, 2017
Former "MythBusters" Star Inspired by IDeATe Maker SpacesA new web series on innovation, entrepreneurship will feature CMU.
Athletes, Actors Sport Dramatic ConnectionsThursday, March 23, 2017
Athletes, Actors Sport Dramatic ConnectionsAlthough they may seem worlds apart, drama students and student-athletes are performers, and at Carnegie Mellon University they are connecting now more than ever.
Carnegie Mellon To Launch Index Measuring Carbon Dioxide Emissions in U.S.Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Carnegie Mellon To Launch Index Measuring Carbon Dioxide Emissions in U.S.A new index that will measure carbon dioxide emissions from U.S. electric power producers has been created by Carnegie Mellon University and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems.
Carnegie Science Awards Honor CMU Faculty and StudentsWednesday, March 22, 2017
Carnegie Science Awards Honor CMU Faculty and StudentsThe Carnegie Science Center will recognize eight Carnegie Mellon University faculty members and students at its 21st annual Carnegie Science Awards celebration on May 12at Carnegie Music Hall in Pittsburgh.
Softball To Join Roster for CMU AthleticsWednesday, March 22, 2017
Softball To Join Roster for CMU AthleticsThe university has announced its intention to add softball as an intercollegiate sport, beginning with the 2019 spring season.
Tests Show CMU Water Supplies Are SafeWednesday, March 22, 2017
Tests Show CMU Water Supplies Are SafeFollowing extensive testing, Carnegie Mellon University has determined that drinking water supplies throughout its campus facilities are safe and free of elevated lead levels.
School of Art Graduate Students Exhibit “The Very Best Deserts” at Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s 937 GalleryMonday, March 20, 2017
School of Art Graduate Students Exhibit “The Very Best Deserts” at Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s 937 GalleryThe exhibition, April 2-23, showcases new work by a diverse group of 11 emerging artists working in a range of methodologies, conceptual frameworks and media.
Adult Subcortex Processes Numbers With Same Skill as InfantsMonday, March 20, 2017
Adult Subcortex Processes Numbers With Same Skill as InfantsPublished in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences, study by CMU scientists found that the adult subcortex processes numbers at the same level as infants and perhaps other lower-order species, such as guppies and spiders.
#CMUatSXSWFriday, March 17, 2017
#CMUatSXSWAt times, South by Southwest seemed like southwest Pennsylvania. Carnegie Mellon University made a strong showing at the premier entertainment, technology festival.
CMU Honors Renowned Feminist Artist Birnbaum with New AwardFriday, March 17, 2017
CMU Honors Renowned Feminist Artist Birnbaum with New AwardCarnegie Mellon University's School of Art has created the Birnbaum Award in honor of renowned feminist artist and alumna Dara Birnbaum, a trailblazer and pioneer in the media arts since the 1970s.
Artist Puts a Face on CMU Film FestivalThursday, March 16, 2017
Artist Puts a Face on CMU Film FestivalLocal artist Baron Batch has created a piece of artwork that portrays this year's International Film Festival theme.
Energy Week To Focus on Innovation, Workforce and Culture March 27-31Thursday, March 16, 2017
Energy Week To Focus on Innovation, Workforce and Culture March 27-31Carnegie Mellon University boasts more than 130 energy experts - many of whom will tackle issues facing all of us as part of Energy Week, March 27-31.
“Faces of Identity” Brings 16 Award-Winning Films to Pittsburgh, March 23 - April 9Thursday, March 16, 2017
“Faces of Identity” Brings 16 Award-Winning Films to Pittsburgh, March 23 - April 9Carnegie Mellon's 2017 International Film Festival explores identity through different languages and cultures.
Krishnan Honored with IIT Madras Distinguished Alumnus AwardThursday, March 16, 2017
Krishnan Honored with IIT Madras Distinguished Alumnus AwardIIT-Madras will present the award to Heinz Dean Ramayya Krishnan and his fellow honorees at a March 16 ceremony in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
Grandma Knows Best: Research Explains How Family Members Can Impact Autism DiagnosisWednesday, March 15, 2017
Grandma Knows Best: Research Explains How Family Members Can Impact Autism DiagnosisEarly detection is critical for improving treatment for those with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). And often, those closest to a child notice the first signs.
Information Avoidance: How People Select Their Own RealityMonday, March 13, 2017
Information Avoidance: How People Select Their Own RealityIn a paper, CMU researchers illustrate how people select their own reality by deliberately avoiding information that threatens their happiness and wellbeing.
Sharing the Secrets to "Creative Chaos"Monday, March 13, 2017
Sharing the Secrets to "Creative Chaos"A Tepper study of CMU's Entertainment Technology Center found that constructive conflicts between diverse teams can spark creativity.
Mathematical Theorem Finds Gerrymandering in Pennsylvania Congressional District MapFriday, March 10, 2017
Mathematical Theorem Finds Gerrymandering in Pennsylvania Congressional District MapPennsylvania's congressional district maps are almost certainly the result of gerrymandering according to an analysis based on a new mathematical theorem.
Cutting-Edge Entertainment: CMU Heads to South by SouthwestFriday, March 10, 2017
Cutting-Edge Entertainment: CMU Heads to South by SouthwestCarnegie Mellon University faculty, staff and students will once again participate in South by Southwest (SXSW), the premier annual entertainment and technology festival, March 10-16 in Austin, Texas.
CMU Delegation on West Coast TripThursday, March 09, 2017
CMU Delegation on West Coast TripPresident Subra Suresh is leading a Carnegie Mellon University delegation on a trip to California this week to meet with CMU's vibrant West Coast community.
Computational Method Makes Gene Expression Analyses More AccurateThursday, March 09, 2017
Computational Method Makes Gene Expression Analyses More AccurateA new computational method can improve the accuracy of gene expression analyses, which are increasingly used to diagnose and monitor cancers and are a major tool for basic biological research.
School of Art Master Candidates Open “FAM,” March 24Thursday, March 09, 2017
School of Art Master Candidates Open “FAM,” March 24The free, public exhibition, which runs through April 16, features new work by artists Kevin Brophy, Brittany De Nigris, Hannah Epstein, Adam Milner and Moses Williams, and showcases large-scale installations, sculpture, video and augmented reality artworks.
Scientists Put Human Interaction Under the MicroscopeWednesday, March 08, 2017
Scientists Put Human Interaction Under the MicroscopeResearchers at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar and Pittsburgh have joined forces to explore the behavior of successful negotiators, very, very closely.
Carnegie Mellon Academy for Women Wins Top HonorWednesday, March 08, 2017
Carnegie Mellon Academy for Women Wins Top HonorThe Carnegie Mellon Leadership and Negotiation Academy for Women has been recognized as the top program for continuing education in leadership and organizational development by HR.com.
Frieze Honored for Increasing Diversity in Computer ScienceTuesday, March 07, 2017
Frieze Honored for Increasing Diversity in Computer ScienceCarol Frieze directs Women@SCS and SCS4ALL in CMU's School of Computer Science.
Alexa, Call Ran ZhaoTuesday, March 07, 2017
Alexa, Call Ran ZhaoZhao, a Ph.D. student in the Language Technologies Institute (LTI), has been named the first Alexa Fund Fellow.
New Findings on Vesicle Formation Could Pave Way for Liquid Biopsies, Better Drug Delivery DevicesMonday, March 06, 2017
New Findings on Vesicle Formation Could Pave Way for Liquid Biopsies, Better Drug Delivery DevicesTheir findings can be used to help develop liquid biopsies for a range of diseases and to develop new drug delivery vehicles.
Carnegie Mellon Names Jay Whitacre New Director of Scott InstituteFriday, March 03, 2017
Carnegie Mellon Names Jay Whitacre New Director of Scott InstituteWhitacre, a standout innovator in the world of energy technologies and founder of Aquion Energy, succeeds Jared L. Cohon.
Carnegie Mellon Receives Largest Gift to its School of MusicWednesday, March 01, 2017
Carnegie Mellon Receives Largest Gift to its School of MusicTwo regional foundations created by the late Jack G. Buncher have given $5 million to support Carnegie Mellon's School of Music and endow the Jack G. Buncher Chair for the head of the school.
Disruption Rewarded: Streaming Platforms Are Changing (and Winning) EverythingWednesday, March 01, 2017