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Monday, June 12, 2017

CMU, Tony Awards Honor Theatre Educator Rachel Harry

Image of Rachel Harry with her children
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.
Sunday, June 11, 2017

Dress is a Work From the Heart

Image of Sophie Hood and Brit McCandless
Alumna Sophie Hood created a Carnegie Mellon inspired ensemble for the Tony Awards red carpet.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017

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

Image of Josh Groban and Denee Benton
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.
Monday, June 5, 2017

2017 Excellence in Theatre Education Award Winner Inspires Students in Oregon

Image of Rachel Harry
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.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Students Create Art Installations Hidden in Plain View

students Davey Steinman and Joe Mertz
Dramatic experiences can happen anywhere. Students in Lawrence Shea’s class are using Pittsburgh’s East Liberty neighborhood as their studio.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Meeting of the Minds Explores Students' Talents, Passion for Research

Image of the Body Electric dress by Lauren Valley
A sound reactive robotic skirt is one of the hundreds of student projects and research subjects that will be on display at CMU's annual Meeting of the Minds, a university-wide celebration of undergraduate research.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Carnegie Mellon Drama Alumni Nominated for 2017 Tony Awards

Image of Denee Benton and Josh Groban
Four Carnegie Mellon University alumni garnered Tony Award nominations this morning during a live broadcast on "CBS This Morning" and a webcast on The Tony Awards, hosted by actor Kevin Spacey, will be broadcast live on CBS at 8 p.m. Sunday, June 11, from Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

School of Architecture Senior Exhibition, “What Do We Know?” Opens April 27

What Do We Know
The exhibition includes final thesis works and independent projects from 11 seniors.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

School of Art’s Senior Exhibition, “Roll Call,” Opens May 5

Roll Call
"Roll Call" presents the work of 34 students majoring in art and in the BXA Intercollege Degree programs.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Student Team Takes Top Prize in HP, Intel Design Challenge

Astronaut in space
The students created a wearable exercise system for astronauts that relieves muscle atrophy in microgravity.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Lecture Series Focuses on Cultural Climate, Women in Architecture

Vanessa Keith
The 2016-2017 School of Architecture lecture series wraps up April 10.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017

CMU Goes to Final Four in Urban Design Competition

design team
A team of four graduate students will represent CMU in a national urban design competition in April.

Monday, March 27, 2017

Arts Greenhouse Shares Power of Art, Music with Local Youth

Arts Greenhouse instructor Shad Ali
Shad Ali may not have a green thumb, but things are thriving in his greenhouse.
Thursday, March 23, 2017

Athletes, Actors Sport Dramatic Connections

athletes and actors
Although they may seem worlds apart, drama students and student-athletes are performers, and at Carnegie Mellon University they are connecting now more than ever.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

School of Art Graduate Students Exhibit “The Very Best Deserts” at Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s 937 Gallery

MFA Exhibit
The 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.

For more, visit the College of Fine Arts websiteQuestions? Contact Pam Wigley, CFA media/public relations director, at or 412-268-1047.