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Thursday, June 23, 2016

New Book Links Political Buzz With Honeybees’ Search for New Hive

Bees
CMU's John Miller says there are lessons to be learned by understanding how bees in a hive, and a variety of other systems, interact.
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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Workshop Explores How Artificial Intelligence Can Be Engineered for Safety and Control

AI Workshop Logo
Carnegie Mellon and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy will co-host the workshop June 28 at CMU.
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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Social Historian Sways Smithsonian Dance Performance

Social Change Dance
Nico Slate, an associate professor of history, never imagined his historical research would inspire dance performances.
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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Steel City to the Desert: Alumni Embark Upon Summer Residency Program in Sedona

Sedona Landscape
CMU’s Master of Arts Management program and Pittsburgh’s Radiant Hall Studios are fostering a distinct professional development opportunity for arts managers and artists.
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Monday, June 20, 2016

Kass Co-Authors 10 Simple Rules To Use Statistics Effectively

10 Simple Rules
Under growing pressure to report accurate findings, a team of statisticians, including CMU's Robert E. Kass, wrote guidelines to help the research community.
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Monday, June 20, 2016

“Traffic Lights,” Calorie Counts Help Consumers Order Healthier Online

Calories Online
Menu labels reduced the calories ordered by 10 percent in a first-of-its-kind experiment.
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Monday, June 20, 2016

CMU Joins MasterCard Foundation To Educate Next Generation of African Tech Leaders

Rwanda Grads
This new partnership, which will be established at Carnegie Mellon in Rwanda, will benefit 125 academically talented but economically disadvantaged students from Sub-Saharan Africa.
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Friday, June 17, 2016

Takeo Kanade Wins 2016 Kyoto Prize for Advanced Technology

Takeo Kanade
Kanade is being honored for his fundamental contributions to computer vision and innovative applied technologies in robotics, including automated driving.
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Friday, June 17, 2016

Touché! Choi, CMU Leaders Make Trek To National Maker Faire

Maker Faire John Choi
John Choi and his lightsaber-wielding robot, along with CMU leaders, will be recognized by the White House for their leadership in maker education.
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Monday, June 13, 2016

CMU Researchers Aid in Japan's Search for Anti-matter

SuperKEKB
The hunt to solve an anti-matter mystery may have new clues, thanks to an upgrade of the SuperKEKB, an electron-positron colliding accelerator in Japan. Physics Professor Roy Briere is among the collaborators working on the project.
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Monday, June 13, 2016

Statement Following the Orlando Shooting

Old Seal 2
Carnegie Mellon sends its deepest sympathies to the victims, many of whom were members of the LGBTQ community, and to their loved ones.
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Monday, June 13, 2016

Athletes Rally, Shoot to Head of the Class

Tennis player
A dynamic doubles team and a determined, sharpshooting 1,000-point scorer were among the exceptional student-athletes this spring who brought distinction to Carnegie Mellon University athletics on the court and in the classroom.
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Monday, June 13, 2016

Carnegie Mellon Alumni Goldsberry, Odom, Jr. Win Tony Awards

Leslie and Renee
Carnegie Mellon University congratulates CMU alumni Renée Elise Goldsberry and Leslie Odom, Jr., who received Tony Awards on Sunday night at the Beacon Theatre in New York City.
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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Your Brain on Winning a Tony

Brain
What's happening in the brain of a person who wins a Tony Award — or loses out? Carnegie Mellon University scientists know exactly what their brain activation patterns look like.
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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

CMU Celebrates 70th Annual Tony Awards, June 12

Renee Goldsberry
Carnegie Mellon University's Renée Elise Goldsberry is not going to miss her shot. Goldsberry, a 1993 graduate, was nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role for the musical "Hamilton." She is one of seven CMU alumni who have been nominated for eight Tony Awards this year.
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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Training the Next Olympic Champions ... in Math

International Mathematical Olympiad
Olympic hopefuls from around the world have arrived at Carnegie Mellon University, dedicated, driven and focused to begin their final training for this summer's games. But these competitors aren't preparing for Rio.
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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

2016 U.S. Open

Scholssman chipping
The storied, elegant and luring Oakmont Country Club, the site of this year's U.S. Open, is one of golf's greatest treasures. No one knows that better than Carnegie Mellon University History Professor Steve Schlossman.
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Monday, June 6, 2016

Shorter Patient Consent Forms, Video Formats Improve Comprehension

Patient Consent Form
Researchers have developed approaches that focus on the information patients need most.
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Friday, June 3, 2016

Pittsburgh to LA: Program Places Alumni in the Business of Entertainment

Meim students and alumni
More than 160 alumni of Carnegie Mellon University's Master in Entertainment Industry Management program, are helping to put the biz into show biz.
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Thursday, June 2, 2016

Higher Heels Come from High Society, Researchers Say

High Heels
Women who move from Mobile, Ala., to New York City are likely to switch to higher heels. That's a small part of the findings of a recent study by Jeff Galak of CMU's Tepper School of Business and his co-authors.
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Thursday, June 2, 2016

Miller Gallery Hosts “WILLFUL WONDERING: Patricia Bellan-Gillen Drawings 2010-2016,” June 11 – July 17

Bellan-Gillen Drawing
“Willful Wondering” is a solo exhibition of more than 30 large-scale mixed media drawings and prints.
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Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Teams Compete To Analyze Brain Data

Team Coin Toss
CMU's team “Coin Toss” won the Qualcomm Neurohackathon for its approach to identify the trajectories of nerve fiber connections in the brain.
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Wednesday, June 1, 2016

"Hamilton" Star Surprises Theatre Education Award Winner

Marilyn McCormick
Marilyn G. McCormick is the winner of the second Excellence in Theatre Education Award, sponsored by Carnegie Mellon University, The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. The award will be presented at the 70th Annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 12.
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Friday, May 27, 2016

Clouds Provide Clue to Better Climate Predictions

clouds
A research group from the CERN Cloud experiment have uncovered the processes behind the formation and evolution of small atmospheric particles free from the influence of pollution.
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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Students Create Inflatable Martian Greenhouse

Mars rendering
Carnegie Mellon University students are developing green thumbs for the Red Planet. Two courses introduced this spring challenged the budding space gardeners to design and build a prototype biome in which to grow plants on Mars.
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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Alumnus Masters Turning Work Into Play

Ben Elliott
When Ben Elliott enrolled in the Master of Entertainment Industry Management program at Carnegie Mellon's H. John Heinz III College all the pieces fell into place.
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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Rebecca Doerge Appointed Dean of Mellon College of Science

Rebecca Doerge
Doerge, the Trent and Judith Anderson Distinguished Professor of Statistics at Purdue University, will take her new post Aug. 1.
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Thursday, May 19, 2016

CMU Appoints Vice President for Operations

Rodney McClendon
Rodney McClendon is a senior administrator with more than two decades of leadership experience in higher education.
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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Alumni Awards Honor Achievement, Service and Spirit

Beverly Wheeler
Tartan pride was in full display as Carnegie Mellon University’s Alumni Association awards were presented as part of Commencement Weekend for the first time.
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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Simon ProSEED Grants Awarded to Nine Learning Science Projects

Simon
The projects are designed to improve education for CMU students while advancing our understanding of how humans learn.
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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Robots Get Creative To Cut Through Clutter

HERB
New software not only helps a robot deal efficiently with clutter, it surprisingly reveals the robot’s creativity in solving problems.
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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Chien Ho Develops Bio-Mimicry Method for Preparing and Labeling Stem Cells

Chien Ho
The method allows researchers to prepare mesenchymal stem cells and monitor them using MRI.
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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

CyLab's Vyas Sekar wins NSF CAREER Award To Improve Network Security

Vyas Sekar
CyLab faculty member Vyas Sekar has been awarded with an NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award to pave the way toward reliable network security assurances.
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