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Thursday, December 8, 2016

Three Computer Science Faculty Members Named ACM Fellows

ACM Fellows
Justine Cassell, Manuela Veloso and Todd Mowry are being honored for their contributions to human-computer interaction, computer architecture and artificial intelligence.
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Thursday, December 8, 2016

Li, Majetich, Raj Named IEEE Fellows

IEEE Fellows
CMU faculty members Xin Li, Sara Majetich and Bhiksha Raj have received one of the most prestigious honors in the technical community.
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

CMU Teams To Take the Plunge for Special Olympics

Polar plunge
Carnegie Mellon University staff and students will once again participate in Pittsburgh’s annual Polar Plunge fundraiser at noon, Saturday, Dec. 10, to support Special Olympics in Pennsylvania.
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Artists Send Symphony to the Stars

Andromeda symphony
CMU Professor of Art and pioneering space artist Lowry Burgess is banking on the fact that life forms in space appreciate the arts the same way humans do.
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Creswell To Receive Health Psychology Early Career Award

David Creswell
J. David Creswell is being recognized for his contributions to the fields of health psychology and behavioral medicine.
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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

CFA Winter Festival Celebrates the Arts at CMU

Cardenes directing
Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Fine Arts will showcase its students’ work during the Winter Celebration weekend, Friday, Dec. 9, and Saturday, Dec. 10.
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Monday, December 5, 2016

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

Kidneys
In today’s information-rich world, the details are in the data.
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Monday, December 5, 2016

Carnegie Mellon University Awarded $14 Million from U.S. DOT for Mobility Research Center

Traffic Light
The award will be used to establish a new National University Transportation Center.
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Saturday, December 3, 2016

Experts Debate Cyber Deterrence, Internet Governance at Carnegie Colloquium

Carnegie Colloquium
Technology and policy experts examined the complexities of cyber deterrence and internet governance in an ever-digital world at the second session of the Carnegie Colloquium at Carnegie Mellon University Dec. 2.
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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Skinner Joins Executive Committee on Trump’s Transition Team

Kiron Skinner
A CMU faculty member since 1999, Kiron Skinner is founding director of the Institute for Politics and Strategy in the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

U.S. Needs To Train More AI Experts To Stave Off Global Competitors, Moore Tells Senate

Moore testifies before Senate subcommittee
Andrew Moore, dean of CMU's School of Computer Science, made remarks today (Nov. 30) before a U.S. Senate subcomittee.
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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Lost Love Leads to Study of Emotion

Museum of Broken Relationships
Fifteen Carnegie Mellon University students spent the fall studying heartbreak.
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Monday, November 28, 2016

Researchers Seek Solution To Selfie-Related Deaths

Selfie death map
A growing number of people die each year while snapping photos of themselves on cliffs, railroad tracks and other hazardous spots. Researchers in Pittsburgh and India are looking for ways to reduce this risk.
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Monday, November 28, 2016

CMU To Host Second Session of Carnegie Colloquium Dec. 2

Carnegie Colloquium
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Carnegie Mellon University will host the second session of their joint Colloquium on Digital Governance and Security on Dec. 2 in Pittsburgh.
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Monday, November 28, 2016

Study Shows How Epilepsy Drugs Block Brain's Electrical Signals

Neuron epilepsy
Carnegie Mellon University chemist Maria Kurnikova is playing a key role in the search for effective new anti-seizure medications.
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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

CMU Packs 125,000 Meals in 90 Minutes To Fight Hidden Hunger

Stop Hunger NowCarnegie Mellon University partnered with The Kraft Heinz Company to benefit the global hunger-relief agency Stop Hunger Now. MORE
Tuesday, November 22, 2016

New Soft Electronics Fabrication Method is a Step Toward DIY Smart Tattoos

Smart Tattoo
CMU researchers have created a method to print skin-mountable electronics in a quick and cost-effective way.
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Monday, November 21, 2016

Skinner Joins Trump's National Security Council Transition Team

Kiron Skinner
Kiron Skinner, founding director of the Institute for Politics and Strategy at Carnegie Mellon University, has joined President-Elect Donald J. Trump's transition team for the National Security Council.
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Monday, November 21, 2016

Thanksgiving Day Hosts Share More Than a Meal

Thanksgiving at the Shirks
Volunteers from the Carnegie Mellon University community are sharing their Thanksgiving with students who can't get home for the holiday.
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Monday, November 21, 2016

Bhagavatula, Garrett and Kinderlehrer Named AAAS Fellows

AAAS Fellows
Vijayakumar Bhagavatula, James H. Garrett, Jr. and David Kinderlehrer  have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
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Friday, November 18, 2016

Tartans Have a Ball Supporting Children's Hospital

Football Calendar
The football team has partnered with the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh (CHP) Foundation to create a 2017 calendar with all proceeds benefiting Children’s Hospital.
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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Mobile App Behavior Often Appears at Odds With Privacy Policies

Norman Sadeh
Norman Sadeh has found that how a mobile app says it will collect or share a user’s personal information with third parties often appears to be inconsistent with how the app actually behaves.
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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Tony Awards, Carnegie Mellon Open Submissions for Theatre Education Award

Tony Education Award Photo 2016
For the third year in a row, the Tony Awards and CMU will recognize a deserving teacher with the “Excellence in Theatre Education Award.”
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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Brain “Reads” Sentences the Same in English and Portuguese

Brain Translation
The study is the first to show that different languages have similar neural signatures for describing events and scenes.
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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Researchers Develop Way To “Fingerprint” the Brain

Brain Fingerprint
The research confirms what scientists have always thought to be true: the structural connections in the brain are unique to each individual person.
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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.
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Monday, November 14, 2016

Researchers Create Tool To See Network Traffic, Stop Cyber Attacks

Network Tool
Researchers in Carnegie Mellon University's CyLab Security and Privacy Institute are creating a visual tool to help thwart the kind of massive distributed denial of service attack that recently crashed nearly 50 websites, including Amazon and Netflix.
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Saturday, November 12, 2016

CMU’s School of Drama Presents “The Rover”

Rover Poster
The play portrays the adventures of Willmore the Rover during Carnivale in Naples in 1650.
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Saturday, November 12, 2016

Miller Gallery Hosts “Climactic: Post Normal Design”

Superflux
The exhibition focuses on design and activism surrounding issues of coloniality, crises of culture and race, and climate change.
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Friday, November 11, 2016

Kanade Receives 2016 Kyoto Prize for Advanced Technology

Takeo Kanade
The international award is presented by the Inamori Foundation to individuals who have contributed significantly to the scientific, cultural and spiritual betterment of humankind.
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Oklahoma Quakes: Researchers Say Wastewater May be Reason

Tulsa World image
In 2015, residents of Oklahoma felt the earth move beneath them 907 times, 43 times more than they've felt it move in the past eight years. On Nov. 6, it moved again in Cushing, Okla.
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Whitehead Wins DARPA Young Faculty Award

Katie Whitehead
Katie Whitehead, assistant professor of chemical engineering, has received the Young Faculty Award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
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Monday, November 7, 2016

American Chemical Society Honors Donahue


Professor Neil M. Donahue has received the 2016 Pittsburgh Award from the American Chemical Society's Pittsburgh Section.

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