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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Carnegie Mellon Professor Alessandro Acquisti Awarded Fellowship from Carnegie Corporation of New York

Alessandro AcquistiAlessandro Acquisti’s fellowship will investigate the impact of the data economy on societal welfare and the distribution of wealth, focusing on how the erosion of privacy and the rise of “big data” may affect economic growth, equality and discrimination. He is one of only 32 recipients to receive the honor from more than 300 nominees. MORE
Friday, February 6, 2015

Carnegie Mellon Professor Elected To Prestigious National Academy of Engineering

CaulkinsCMU's Jonathan Caulkins has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, one of the highest professional distinctions an engineer can receive. Caulkins is the H. Guyford Stever Professor of Operations Research and Public Policy at the H. John Heinz III College. MORE
Thursday, January 29, 2015

Carnegie Mellon Team Finds Individuals May Fail To Navigate Complex Tradeoffs in Privacy Decision-Making

Data PrivacyCarnegie Mellon researchers detail the privacy hurdles people face while navigating in the information age, and what should be done about privacy at a policy level, in a review published in the Jan. 30 special issue of the journal Science. MORE
Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Carnegie Mellon Experts Discuss Strategies For Closing the Gender Pay Gap on WQED Special, Oct. 2

Carnegie Mellon’s Ayana Ledford and Linda Babcock will be among featured experts on “Closing the Gap: 50 Years Seeking Equal Pay,” a one-hour talk show exploring ways to overcome barriers to equal pay through policy, improved workplace practices and the empowerment of women. MORE
Thursday, July 17, 2014

News Brief: Ramayya Krishnan Reappointed Dean of Carnegie Mellon's H. John Heinz III College

Ramayya KrishnanKrishnan began his role as dean on July 1, 2009. He has been a member of the Heinz College faculty since 1988 and is a founding faculty member of the Master of Information Systems Management Program. MORE
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Press Release: John Flaherty Appointed Distinguished Service Professor and Director of Heinz College Washington, D.C.

John FlahertyFlaherty, who has been at the intersection of public policy, business and politics for over three decades, will provide strategic direction and lead relationship building for the Heinz College in the nation's captital. MORE
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon's Leadership and Negotiation Academy for Women Hosts Networking Reception and Preview, Thursday, June 26

The networking reception and preview will be held from from 4 to 6 p.m. in 322/324 Posner Hall, home of CMU's Tepper School of Business. MORE
Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Press Release: Five Earn Highest Faculty Distinction at Carnegie Mellon

Carnegie Mellon Provost and Executive Vice President Mark Kamlet and four professors, Sheldon Cohen, Jim Daniels, Irene Fonseca and Manuela Veloso, have received the title of University Professor for representing the intellectual leadership of Carnegie Mellon through their expertise and accomplishments in their respective fields of study. MORE
Monday, April 28, 2014

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon Leadership and Negotiation Academy For Women Opens Enrollment for 2014-2015 Cohort

The academy — the first program of its kind to look at critical leadership skills through a negotiation lens — is now offered through Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business Executive Education program in partnership with the H. John Heinz III College. "Our goal is to help women embrace opportunities to negotiate successful strategic initiatives and deals on behalf of their organizations and stakeholders — and for themselves," said CMU's Linda Babcock, academy co-founder and faculty director.
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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Media Advisory: Carnegie Mellon Conference Explores Transforming Health Care Through Innovative Disruption

The conference, to be held on Friday, Feb. 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Omni William Penn Hotel in downtown Pittsburgh, will bring together health care industry leaders, information technology experts and entrepreneurs to discuss the topic. CMU's Alan J. Russell will give one of the keynote presentations, and faculty from Heinz College and Tepper School of Business will moderate panel discussions.
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Thursday, January 30, 2014

News Brief: Carnegie Mellon's Daniel S. Nagin Named a 2014 Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

Dan NaginNagin, the Teresa and H. John Heinz III University Professor of Public Policy and Statistics, was cited for his work in using statistical methods to analyze criminal and antisocial behavior over the course of individuals' lives. MORE
Thursday, January 9, 2014

News Brief: Heinz College Researchers Partner with City of Chicago To Predict and Prevent Violent Crime, Rodent Infestations

Chicago SealCarnegie Mellon's Event and Pattern Detection (EPD) Laboratory is partnering with the Chicago's Department of Innovation and Technology to help city leaders respond to a range of issues before they become full-fledged crises — saving money, time and lives. MORE
Thursday, December 12, 2013

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon Receives $10 Million from The Heinz Endowments For H. John Heinz III College Building Expansion, Renovations

Hamburg HallThe gift will provide funds for the construction of new facilities in Hamburg Hall, including new collaborative student project space and an auditorium.
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Thursday, November 21, 2013

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon Researchers Investigate How Information Shared Via Online Social Networks Can Lead to Hiring Discrimination

Alesandro AcquistiChristina FongAlessandro Acquisti and Christina Fong say the findings suggest that, while hiring discrimination via Internet searches and social media does not seem widespread, the impact of revealing certain traits online can have a significant effect on the behavior of employers who look online for candidates' personal information. MORE
Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon's Daniel S. Nagin Awarded 2014 Stockholm Prize in Criminology

Dan NaginNagin, the Teresa and H. John Heinz III University Professor of Public Policy and Statistics and associate dean of faculty at CMU's H. John Heinz III College, is being recognized for his work in helping to reshape the use of prison and community corrections based on evidence of what works — and what doesn't. MORE

For more, check out the Heinz news website. Questions? Contact Ken Walters, senior media relations director, at walters1@andrew.cmu.edu or 412-268-4396.