"The Full MontyˮPatrick Wilson is back at CMU, again. But this time it's different. He's not giving a commencement address and receiving an honorary &#8232;degree. And he's not here to talk to students about making a career in acting. This time the 1995 Drama School graduate is here to direct "The Full Monty" as a director-in-residence in the John Wells Directing Program.
"Birdman" Star Lands at ETCA familiar 'ping' announced the arrival of the elevator onto the second floor of CMU's Entertainment Technology Center. But on this day, the door opened to release a special visitor - award-winning actor, director and Pittsburgh native Michael Keaton, who was, as usual, ready to get to work. Read about his visit with students.
Website Gets New LookCarnegie Mellon's homepage and some of the most popular pages have launched with a new look and new content.
Composer Speed DatingMonday, February 15, 2016
Composer Speed DatingThe first "Composer Speed Dating" event was a coming out party, of sorts, for students in the School of Music's Composers Forum. Each composer talked to fellow students about their work and heard about projects in which they may be able to help.
Coolest Ride in TownMonday, January 25, 2016
Coolest Ride in TownIt's the coolest ride in the neighborhood. This three-wheeled, battery-assisted "micro-taxi" now operating through Shadyside is the brainchild of two CMU grads.
In It To Win ItMonday, January 25, 2016
In It To Win ItWhen Elon Musk first made public his idea for the Hyperloop - an ultra-high speed ground transportation system that would rocket passengers hundreds of miles through a tube - some thought he'd gone off the rails. But a team of 50 CMU students see it as the opportunity to do something groundbreaking during their time as students.
Crime and PunishmentMonday, January 25, 2016
Crime and PunishmentCities and states across the U.S. are changing laws on marijuana, and &#8232;Pittsburgh has joined the movement. Drawing inspiration from &#8232;Philadelphia's attempts to decriminalize possession of small amounts of the drug, City Councilman and Carnegie Mellon alumnus Dan Gilman commissioned a study on the feasibility of doing the same in Pittsburgh.
Money MattersMonday, January 25, 2016
Money MattersEconomists and policymakers have long been puzzled over why millions voluntarily forego credits worth, on average, a month of income. A study led by CMU's Saurabh Bhargava sheds new light on this money matter.
Trading PlacesMonday, January 25, 2016
Trading PlacesJim Daniels is teaching a nonfiction writing course called "Life Writing" and another course in which he works closely with creative writing students as they complete their senior projects. But, you won't find Daniels at CMU. Instead, he'll be teaching them at Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) in the United Kingdom as part of the English Department's first faculty exchange with SHU.
The Honor RollMonday, January 25, 2016
The Honor RollRead about the most recent faculty and alumni to be lauded for outstanding achievement.
Winning in LifeMonday, January 25, 2016
Winning in LifeStudent-athletes at CMU set the bar high for themselves in sports and the game of life. Their performance in the classroom has been a significant point of pride for the community.
17th Annual MLK Jr. Writing AwardsMonday, January 25, 2016
17th Annual MLK Jr. Writing AwardsSeventeen Pittsburgh-area high school and college students were recognized for their poetry and prose at Carnegie Mellon's 2016 Martin Luther King, Jr. Writing Awards Ceremony on Jan. 18. The writing awards program - now in its 17th year - is a highlight of CMU's Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration. Read excerpts of four entries from students at CMU.
Keeping Fighters SafeMonday, January 25, 2016
Keeping Fighters SafeA joint demonstration by CMU's National Robotics Engineering Center and Sikorsky Aircraft, a Lockheed Martin Co., proved that ground and air robots can perform complex missions that would otherwise put soldiers at risk.
Inside the LinesMonday, January 25, 2016