Hittin' a High NoteWhether it's leading the Kiltie Band, helping students navigate through college finances, keeping campus safe, improving the research administrative process or improving the HR function for employees, the 2015 Andy Award winners all work diligently to make Carnegie Mellon a better place. Read about this year's winners.
Prime TimeFrom Washington to China to Pittsburgh and beyond, Carnegie Mellon faculty and students are engaged in high-profile conversations about society's most compelling challenges, and are helping to set the public agenda in the process.
First Fall Town HallCarnegie Mellon President Subra Suresh hosted his first fall town hall meeting on Sept. 30 with members of the university community in Pittsburgh, while the global CMU family watched via webcast.
CMU-Boeing Partnership Takes FlightFriday, October 09, 2015
CMU-Boeing Partnership Takes FlightCarnegie Mellon has joined The Boeing Company to establish the Boeing/Carnegie Mellon Aerospace Data Analytics Lab. Read about this new initiative that will leverage the university's leadership in machine learning, language technologies and data analytics to help make aircraft operations safer, more reliable and more efficient.
Open Enrollment for 2016 Benefits Begins Nov. 2Friday, October 09, 2015
Open Enrollment for 2016 Benefits Begins Nov. 2Open Enrollment for 2016 benefits will begin Monday, Nov. 2 and end at 5 p.m., (ET) Monday, Nov. 16. During that time, faculty and staff have the opportunity to review their benefit options and make new elections for 2016.
She's BrilliantFriday, October 09, 2015
She's BrilliantKathryn Whitehead has proven that persistence pays off. Read about the chemical engineering professor's determination to design a nanoparticle that could shuttle therapeutic drugs directly to the cells in the body that need them.
EnergizedFriday, October 09, 2015
EnergizedJay Whitacre is leading the charge for renewable energy. His invention, the Aqueous Hybrid Ion (AHITM) battery, a reliable, eco-friendly, cost-efficient energy storage system that is often used with solar and wind energy systems, has earned him this year's $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize.
World Economic Forum Young ScientistFriday, October 09, 2015
World Economic Forum Young ScientistLouis-Philippe Morency's work in speech and gesture analysis at CMU's Language Technologies Institute has put him on the international stage. Last month, the World Economic Forum recognized him as one of this year's class of Young Scientists - scientists under the age of 40 who are advancing the frontiers of science, engineering or technology in areas of high societal impact.
Eureka!Friday, October 09, 2015
Eureka!Every Monday evening, the entire first-year class of the Mellon College of Science gathers for a seminar called "EUREKA! Discovery and Its Impact." The course draws on the expertise of many faculty and staff across campus to help prepare students for their future as a scientist and for their lives as CMU students.
Flight PathsFriday, October 09, 2015
Flight PathsAt Pittsburgh International Airport, travelers are stopping to enjoy the view of the sky - beneath their feet, where a beautiful new terrazzo floor by CMU's Clayton Merrell features airplanes soaring above several notable Pittsburgh neighborhoods.
Emotional ExperienceFriday, October 09, 2015
Emotional ExperienceWhen Pope Francis decided he wanted to celebrate Mass in Madison Square Garden, the sculpting of a special 12-foot Crucifix for above the stage was put in the capable hands of CMU alumnus David Lasky. Read about his emotional experience.
Moneyball NationThursday, October 08, 2015