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Friday, January 20, 2017

Nanoscience Expert Chad Mirkin Wins Carnegie Mellon’s Dickson Prize in Science

Chad Mirkin
Mirkin will accept the award and present the Dickson Prize Lecture, “Nanotechnology: Small Things Matter,” at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 2.

Friday, December 30, 2016

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year
The Carnegie Mellon University community shares greetings in many languages.
Thursday, December 22, 2016

Biological Sciences Major Named Schwarzman Scholar

Chrystal Thomas
Chrystal Thomas will pursue a master's degree in global affairs with a concentration in public policy at Tsinghua University in Beijing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Computer Simulation Breaks Virus Apart To Learn How it Comes Together

Virus Computer Simulation
By allowing researchers to see how the tough shells break apart, the simulation provides a computational window for looking at how viruses and proteins assemble.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Flying High: Air Force Awards Grants to Two Researchers

U.S. Air Force
The Air Force Office of Scientific Research has selected two Carnegie Mellon University faculty members to receive research funding for three years through the Air Force’s Young Investigator Research Program.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016

New Gene-Editing Technology Cures Genetic Blood Disorder in Mice

Gene Editing Molecule
The technology may offer minimally invasive treatment for genetic disorders of the blood.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds Diffuse Between Atmospheric Particles

Air Particles
The findings by researchers, led by CMU's Neil Donahue, provide greater understanding into how organic particles behave in the atmosphere.
Thursday, October 20, 2016

CMU’s Matyjaszewski Is Co-Winner of Benjamin Franklin Medal in Chemistry

Krzyztof Matyjaszewski
Krzysztof Matyjaszewski was cited for seminal contributions to the development of a new polymerization process involving metal catalysts.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Scholarship Lets Students Immerse in Research

Jennings Scholar
The Jennings Family Brave Companions Fund launches lasting research and career paths for Carnegie Mellon University students.
Monday, October 10, 2016

Rebecca Doerge Installed as 7th Dean of Mellon College of Science

Rebecca Doerge Installation
The Oct. 6 ceremony commemorated the start of Doerge’s deanship and celebrated the Mellon College of Science, and was the first to be held for a CMU dean.

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