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CMU Responds to COVID-19

Shilpa Bakre
  • Marketing & Communications
  • 412-268-6578
Ryan Scarpino
  • Marketing & Communications
  • 412-268-2902

As the world experiences an unprecedented situation due to coronavirus, the CMU community is responding with innovative approaches to education, impactful research and a commitment to service.

If you are a CMU researcher, student or staff member who has relevant COVID-19 work underway, expertise to contribute, or ideas for addressing the pandemic, related policy, or aftereffects, please email so we can help share your story.

Text Reminders Boost Vaccine Appointments

Researchers find text messages are an effective method to encourage people to sign up and show up for COVID-19 vaccinations. Read more research news.

students walking on campus wearing masksWelcome New Grad Students; Orientation Takes New Twist

A growing suite of on-demand modules on Canvas will address timely topics and offer friendly reminders for new grad students as the semester unfolds. Read more student news.

Tartans Aid India Through COVID Crisis

Members of the CMU community are working to use data to improve life for those in India most affected by COVID-19. Read more about resources for community outreach.

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