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October 13, 2011

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CMU's Office of Research Integrity and Compliance is sponsoring a Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Seminar Series to provide participants with an introduction to topics typically included in RCR curriculum. Upcoming sessions are:
  • Oct. 19 - Conflicts of Interest & Export Controls, Rangos 1, UC
  • Oct. 26 - Who Owns It? Rangos 1, UC
  • Nov. 9 - Authorship, Publication & Peer Review, Rangos 1, UC
  • Nov. 16 - Ethical Issues Regarding the Use of Humans & Animals in Research, Rangos 3, UC
  • Nov. 30 - Researchers & Society, Rangos 1, UC
Registration is required. To register, go to

Institute for Complex Engineered Systems (ICES) staff member Alicia Angemeer is collecting items for the Animal Rescue League of Western Pennsylvania. To donate blankets, towels, food and other supplies, please drop off or send items via campus mail to Alicia Angemeer, ICES, 1201 Hamburg Hall.  For more information on what is needed, email or visit the Animal Rescue League wish list at

The restrooms in Margaret Morrison Carnegie Hall will be closed at noon Friday, Oct. 21 through 6 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 23 so the broken main building sanitary line can be replaced. Port-a-Johns will be stationed outside the A level of the building during the shutdown. Questions and/or concerns should be directed to Adam Homer (412-268-3879) and Kyle Tomer (412-268-6332 or