Jahanian Named CMU ProvostVice President for Research Farnam Jahanian has been appointed CMU's &#8232;provost and will begin his new role at &#8232;the end of the academic year. Jahanian will have broad responsibility for leading CMU's schools, institutes and campuses.
FreewheelingYou learn best by doing, or in this case tinkering. Read about the annual freestyle tinkering event known as Build18, an intellectual playground for the brightest and most creative of CMU's engineers.
U.S. & CubaChange doesn't happen overnight, especially if you're talking about two neighbors who haven't spoken to each other in more than 50 years. But Cuban-born Kenya Dworkin is optimistic about renewed relations between the U.S. and Cuba.
UpliftingTuesday, February 17, 2015
UpliftingBehind every dream fulfilled is someone who has helped along the way. Enter Freeman Hrabowski, who is working to make Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream of equal opportunity come true for all students in higher education.
New Vice Provost Envisions Borderless CMUTuesday, February 17, 2015
New Vice Provost Envisions Borderless CMUJimmy Hsia has only been at Carnegie Mellon for a month, but he is already beginning to think about what the university may look like 20-30 years from now. As Vice Provost for International Programs and Strategy, Hsia believes that strengthening and expanding CMU's international programs is not a luxury.
CMU Names New VP for Marketing & CommunicationsTuesday, February 17, 2015
CMU Names New VP for Marketing & CommunicationsFollowing a national search, Carnegie Mellon has named Steve Kloehn, associate vice president for news and public affairs at the University of Chicago since 2009, to the newly created position of vice president for Marketing and Communications.
Lifting Up Latham StreetTuesday, February 17, 2015
Lifting Up Latham StreetTo some, the abandoned garages on Latham Street are an eyesore, a physical barrier between two neighborhoods already divided by race and &#8232;social and economic factors. But to CMU Design Professor &#8232;Kristin Hughes, they &#8232;are filled with possibilities.
Internet of ThingsTuesday, February 17, 2015
Internet of ThingsThe number of 'things' connected to the Internet has long surpassed the number of people. And while connected devices make our lives easier and more entertaining, they also provide companies with tremendous insights through the data they collect.
Beating Them at Their Own GameTuesday, February 17, 2015
Beating Them at Their Own GameHow can we prevent future cyber attacks? CMU's David Brumley says the answer is simple: beat hackers at their own game.
Engineering CrossroadsTuesday, February 17, 2015
Engineering CrossroadsIt's t-minus 12 months for Scott Hall, the new 108,000 square foot, six-story building that will be home to the Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation, the Biomedical Engineering Department, the Institute for Complex Engineered Systems, a nanofabrication lab and a cafe.
Big Changes on the Menu for Dining ServicesTuesday, February 17, 2015
Big Changes on the Menu for Dining ServicesConcepts for a new ground floor caf&#233; in the Cohon University Center and renovations to Skibo Caf&#233; and The Underground are part of Dining Services' five-year strategic plan.
Survey SaysTuesday, February 17, 2015
Survey SaysCollege of Engineering researchers, who want to bring self-driving vehicles to a showroom near you, asked 1,000 people what they would you do if they weren't &#8232;tied to the steering wheel. Here are their responses.
Citadel Teaching CommonsTuesday, February 17, 2015
Citadel Teaching CommonsThe School of Computer Science has dedicated the new Citadel &#8232;Teaching Commons, a lab and study space featuring collaborative and high-performance clusters that will help educate and train the next generation &#8232;of computer scientists.
Super StaffTuesday, February 17, 2015