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Monday, April 7, 2014

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon Researchers Develop Dashboard To Help Reduce Energy Use in Office Buildings

The field testing of the Intelligent Dashboard for Occupants engages 80 employees at a major Pittsburgh corporation in online communication, consultation and control supported by plug-in devices that measure energy consumption and provide digital on-off control. By helping building occupants see their actual energy use, see recommendations for ways to save energy, and allowing the online ability to control plug loads at each desk, the team is proving that dashboards save energy. MORE
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Media Advisory: Carnegie Mellon's School of Architecture Hosts Marcin Jakubowski, Founder of Open Source Ecology

Civilization starter kitJakubowski, a Princeton-trained fission-physicist-turned-farmer, created Open Source Ecology, which aims to develop a set of easy-to-follow, open source blueprints for the 50 machines most essential for modern life (including an automobile, an induction furnace and a bakery oven). MORE
Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Media Advisory: Carnegie Mellon To Host Pittsburgh Queer History Project's Inaugural Lecture, "Lucky After Dark"

Queer History ProjectCMU's Timothy Haggerty and Harrison Apple will discuss how they have uncovered and are documenting an expansive archive of photographs, videos, publications and accounts of how the private social clubs became centers for illicit behavior, including the world of same-sex relationships and other underground economies.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Media Advisory: Anonymous: Carnegie Mellon Lecture Analyzes Group's Protest Strategies and "Hacktivism"

Anonymous LectureThe Center for the Arts in Society will host Gabriella Coleman of McGill University, who will discuss "Anonymous and the Craftiness of Craft and the Trickiness of Trickery." MORE
Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Press Release: CLOUDS Premieres in Pittsburgh on Thursday, March 20

Rachel BinxCarnegie Mellon University's Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry has announced the Pittsburgh premiere of CLOUDS, the world's first 3D, interactive, generative, documentary film. Directed by James George and Jonathan Minard (BHA'07), CLOUDS premieres at 5 p.m., Thursday, March 20, at the STUDIO (Room CFA-111 at CMU). The event is free and open to the public. MORE
Monday, March 17, 2014

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon School of Art's MFA Thesis Exhibition, "Lossless," Opens March 28

LosslessCarnegie Mellon University Master of Fine Arts (MFA) candidates present their final work in "Lossless," the School of Art's 2014 MFA Thesis Exhibition, opening from 6 - 8 p.m., Friday, March 28, in Carnegie Mellon's Miller Gallery.

The exhibition, which runs through April 20, features large-scale installations, video and generative sound art by artists Carl Bajandas, Oreen Cohen and Yunmi Her.