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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Carnegie Mellon Solidifies Leadership Role in Artificial Intelligence

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Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science has launched a new initiative that marshals work in artificial intelligence.
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Monday, June 26, 2017

CMU Delegation at World Economic Forum in China

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CMU experts have since 2011 led conversations at the World Economic Forum in fields ranging from robotics to artificial intelligence.
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Friday, June 23, 2017

CMU Drives Smart Mobility Challenge

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Up to $300,000 will be awarded for projects in southwestern Pennsylvania communities.
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Friday, June 23, 2017

Carnegie Mellon's RoboTutor Advances to Global Learning XPRIZE Semifinals

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The XPRIZE competition's goal is to create open-source Android tablet apps that enable children to learn basic reading, writing and math skills without adult assistance.
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Thursday, June 22, 2017

"Mind Field" Aims To Raise Awareness of Subtle Racism

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A student-created interactive film explores the potential for subtle racism in questions as commonplace as, "Where are you from?"
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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Science and Art Unite at Invisible Jazz Labs

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Science and performance art come together in an improvisational tango at the Invisible Jazz Labs in the Space Upstairs, a warehouse gallery loft in Pittsburgh.
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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Jahanian Appointed Interim President of Carnegie Mellon University

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Carnegie Mellon University’s Board of Trustees has appointed Farnam Jahanian, currently provost and chief academic officer, to serve as interim president of the university, effective July 1.
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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

DIY Robot Design

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A new interactive design tool developed by CMU's Robotics Institute enables novices and experts to build customized robots using 3-D-printed components and off-the-shelf actuators.
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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Stempfley Named Director of Software Engineering Institute's CERT Division

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Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute announced the appointment of Roberta G. (Bobbie) Stempfley as director of the SEI's CERT Division.
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Monday, June 12, 2017

CMU, Tony Awards Honor Theatre Educator Rachel Harry

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Rachel Harry, a teacher at Hood River Valley High School in Hood River, Oregon, was presented with the 2017 Excellence in Theatre Education Award during the 71st annual Tony Awards broadcast on CBS.
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Sunday, June 11, 2017

Dress is a Work From the Heart


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Alumna Sophie Hood created a Carnegie Mellon inspired ensemble for the Tony Awards red carpet.
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Thursday, June 8, 2017

CMU-Africa Graduates 100th Student

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Carnegie Mellon University Africa hosted its fourth graduation ceremony June 6 in Kigali, Rwanda.
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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Not All Divorces Are Equal for Children’s Longterm Health

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Children of separated parents who do not communicate are more susceptible to colds as adults.
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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Encore Performance: CMU Alumni Are Leading Actor, Actress in Year's Most Tony-nominated Musical

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This year, School of Drama alumni Denée Benton and Josh Groban are nominated for their performances in "Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812," which garnered 12 nominations.
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Monday, June 5, 2017

Statement About CMU-Qatar

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Following the news that several countries have severed diplomatic ties with Qatar, Carnegie Mellon officials are monitoring the situation and conferring with the U.S. State Department about the developments.
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Monday, June 5, 2017

2017 Excellence in Theatre Education Award Winner Inspires Students in Oregon

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Rachel Harry of Hood River, Oregon, is the third recipient of the Excellence in Theatre Education Award, presented by Carnegie Mellon University and the Tony Awards.
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Friday, June 2, 2017

CMU Technology Wins Le Monde International Smart Cities Competition

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Surtrac, an innovative, real-time traffic signal control technology from Carnegie Mellon University, has won the Le Monde Smart Cities Global Innovation Awards' mobility category.
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Thursday, June 1, 2017

Suresh To Step Down as President of Carnegie Mellon University

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Carnegie Mellon University President Subra Suresh will be stepping down from his post as president, Chairman of the Board of Trustees James E. Rohr announced Thursday.
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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

NeuroHackathon Competitors Race Clock To Study the Brain

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The winning team, from Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, found a characteristic that could point to a gene associated with autism in mice.
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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Students Invited to Meeting with 31 Nobel Laureates

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Carnegie Mellon University graduate students will be among 400 young scientists from 76 countries who will join 31 Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, June 25-30.
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Sunday, May 21, 2017

Graduates Urged To Stand for Truth, Find Their Purpose

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Commencement Speaker Meg Whitman, president and chief executive officer of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, encouraged graduates at CMU's 120th Commencement to stand for truth, free speech and civility.
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Friday, May 19, 2017

Three Professors Earn Highest Faculty Distinction

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Three Carnegie Mellon University faculty members, Alan Frieze, Martin Gaynor and Susan Tsu, have been named University Professors.
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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Carnegie Mellon Qatar Graduates Largest Class

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Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar celebrated its milestone 10th graduation with 109 students.
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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Hill Worked To Support Students, Promote Inclusion

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Gloria Hill, an adviser and mentor to thousands of students at Carnegie Mellon University for more than three decades.
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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Could an App Help End Pre-Term Birth?

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CMU scientists have partnered with maternal-fetal medicine specialists at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC to develop an app to help reduce the number of pre-term births.
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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

CMU Algorithm Wins International Strong Lens-Finding Challenge

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A team from CMU's McWilliams Center for Cosmology has won an international strong lens-finding challenge organized by the European Space Agency's Euclid strong lensing working group.
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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Doctors Should Be Paid By Salary, Not Fee-for-Service, Argue Behavioral Economists

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In a JAMA Viewpoint article, Carnegie Mellon University's George Loewenstein and the University of California, Los Angeles' Ian Larkin outline the problems associated with fee-for-service arrangements.
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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Whitman To Speak at 120th Commencement

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Meg Whitman, president and chief executive officer of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, will be the speaker at Carnegie Mellon University's 120th Commencement.
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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Carnegie Mellon Offers New Master's Degree in Product Management

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A new master's degree program at Carnegie Mellon University aims to teach computer scientists and engineers to become product managers.
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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Print Isn’t Dead: Students Prefer It Over Digital for Academic Reading, Study Finds

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Millennials grew up using technology at an early age, but when it comes to academic reading they prefer print materials over digital formats.
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Friday, May 12, 2017

Soon-To-Be #cmugrad(s) Tell Their Stories Through Social Media

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Carnegie Mellon University launched a social media ambassador project to provide a window into graduating students’ experiences in each of CMU’s seven colleges.

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Friday, May 12, 2017

Six Students Receive Fulbright Awards To Study Abroad

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Carnegie Mellon University's six Fulbright award winners for 2017 will teach and conduct research in Spain, Taiwan, Mexico, Ecuador, Switzerland and Germany.

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Friday, May 12, 2017

Study Reveals First Fine Structure of Complete Vertebrate Brain

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Scientists have generated the first 3D map of a vertebrate brain that shows all the connections between nerve cells.
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