Commanding PresenceConvincing a group of college students to show up somewhere at 6:45 a.m. often requires coaxing and the promise of free coffee and breakfast. But without any bribing on this February morning, about 100 students in the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps program were seated in Rashid Auditorium, wide awake and ready to learn from a distinguished guest speaker - and to honor one of their own.
Space MissionAs the university seeks to improve support for students, faculty and staff, administrators have undertaken an initiative to make the best use of the limited space on campus.
"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.
Composer Speed DatingTuesday, March 01, 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.
Faces of ConflictTuesday, March 01, 2016
Faces of ConflictFocusing on topics ranging from terrorism and propaganda to war and civil rights, the 2016 Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival, "Faces of Conflict," will run March 17 - April 3 at various locations around Pittsburgh.
Powerful LineupTuesday, March 01, 2016
Powerful LineupThe Scott Institute is hosting its first Energy Week, March 14-18 in the Cohon University Center. CMU researchers and energy leaders will share their work and engage in discussions to swap ideas and perspectives through roundtables on a variety of topics. Read more and check out the schedule for events you'll want to attend.
Hacking Into Gun SafetyTuesday, March 01, 2016
Hacking Into Gun SafetyAn event on March 18-20 at Posner Center aims to show how technology, robotics and innovation can bring new ideas to gun safety. More than 100 graduate and undergraduate students from Carnegie Mellon and Pitt are expected to enter the competitions.
Rockin' the Ph.D.Tuesday, March 01, 2016