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Thursday, April 6, 2017

PROGRESS Teaches Girls To Speak Up For Themselves

Image from PROGRESS event on April 1
The Program for Research and Outreach on Gender Equity in Society (PROGRESS) encourages girls and young women to use their voices to advocate and speak up on behalf of themselves.
Thursday, March 16, 2017

Krishnan Honored with IIT Madras Distinguished Alumnus Award

Image of Ramayya Krishnan
IIT-Madras will present the award to Heinz Dean Ramayya Krishnan and his fellow honorees at a March 16 ceremony in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
Friday, March 10, 2017

Cutting-Edge Entertainment: CMU Heads to South by Southwest

Austin Texas skyline
Carnegie Mellon University faculty, staff and students will once again participate in South by Southwest (SXSW), the premier annual entertainment and technology festival, March 10-16 in Austin, Texas.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Carnegie Mellon Academy for Women Wins Top Honor

Award Presentation
The Carnegie Mellon Leadership and Negotiation Academy for Women has been recognized as the top program for continuing education in leadership and organizational development by HR.com.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Disruption Rewarded: Streaming Platforms Are Changing (and Winning) Everything

Film Disruption
The Amazon Studios feature “Manchester by the Sea” reflects a major change in the entertainment industry and Carnegie Mellon faculty are noticing the tide is turning.
Monday, January 30, 2017

Are Super Bowl Ads, Movie Trailers Really Worth the Cost?

Football field with dollar signs
Advertisers are paying $5 million for a 30-second spot in this Sunday's Super Bowl, and Carnegie Mellon University Professor Michael D. Smith says it is a good investment.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Nagin Honored for Influencing Scientific Thought

Dan Nagin
Daniel S. Nagin is the first CMU faculty member to receive the National Academy of Sciences Award for Scientific Reviewing.
Sunday, January 8, 2017

Krishnan Discusses Smart Mobility at Consumer Electronics Show

Ramayya Krishnan
Heinz Dean Ramayya Krishnan, discussed smart cities and mobility at the Consumer Technology Association's 2017 International Consumer Electronics Show.
Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Acquisti Named Director of New PWC-CMU Innovation Center

Alessandro Acquisti
Alessandro Acquisti, professor of information technology and public policy at CMU’s Heinz College, is the world's leading scholar in the economics of privacy.
Wednesday, January 4, 2017

PwC Invests $11 Million in New Innovation Center at Carnegie Mellon

Risk Innovation Center
The Risk and Regulatory Services Innovation Center will advance how businesses use technology to solve organization-wide issues and address compliance requirements.
Monday, December 5, 2016

Data, Stat! Using Patient Histories To Improve Diagnoses, Treatments

In today’s information-rich world, the details are in the data.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Making PROGRESS: Program Aims To Help Students Become Better Negotiators

Ayana Ledford
Women continue to be paid less than their male colleagues, but a new program at Carnegie Mellon University wants to help change that through the art of negotiation.
Monday, November 7, 2016

Future Internet Voting Faces Security Hurdles, CMU Students Find

American Flag
Internet voting is not common in the United States, but any online or internet-based U.S. election system in the future will require strong encryption measures.
Monday, October 17, 2016

Martin Gaynor Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Martin Gaynor
Martin Gaynor, the E.J. Barone Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University and former director of the Bureau of Economics at the Federal Trade Commission, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Smith Drives for Smarter Traffic Signals

Stephen Smith
Stephen Smith has developed a traffic signal control system that uses machine learning algorithms to optimize when traffic lights change to red or green.

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