Marks Can Train You Through TransitionAs training manager in Human Resources, Adam Marks helps implement change campus-wide, from new software to New Hire Orientation.
Community Picnic a “Great Day for CMU”Carnegie Mellon staff received a big “thank you” from university leaders for their contributions and hard work at the annual Community Picnic yesterday in the Cohon University Center.
Personal MentionThis week's newsmakers are Jeanne VanBriesen; Lane Bess and Shrinivas Dempo; Linda Gentile; Martin Gaynor; Tatyana Gershkovich; and Alexandra Halberstadt and Christine Phang.
News BriefsM&C Wins Silver Telly Award; Traffic21 Names Mobility Challenge Winners; People's Pride Festival June 9; CMU To Launch Executive Program in Behavioral Economics; and more.
CMU Receives Gold Rating for Sustainability EffortsCarnegie Mellon has received gold status from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, surpassing its silver rating in 2015.
Community Picnic Celebrates Staff ContributionsCarnegie Mellon's annual Community Picnic will take place from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 22 in the Cohon Center’s Wiegand Gym and Rangos Ballroom.
News BriefsSmart Suitcase Helps Visually Impaired; Students Bring Medical Changes to Panama; Smartwatches Sense Hand Activity; ULS Co-Sponsorships; Fulbright Winners; and more.
Personal MentionThis week's newsmakers are Lenore Blum, Joe Trotter, Barbara Shinn-Cunningham, Tanvi Bajpai, Nan Zhang, Eleanor Mueller and Daniel See.
Kelly Updates Profile with Tepper School MBALaura Kelly, associate director of social media for Carnegie Mellon, won't be working commencement this weekend — she’ll be marching with the Class of 2019 to receive her MBA from the Tepper School of Business.
Personal MentionWednesday, May 08, 2019
Personal MentionThis week's newsmakers are Roberta Klatzky; Benjamin Moseley; Erina Ytsma; Abraham Riedel-Mishaan; Kashish Garg, Natalie Isenberg and Phoebe Dinh.
News BriefsWednesday, May 08, 2019
News BriefsCMU To Launch Program in Film, Visual Media; Researchers, Alumni To Receive Science Center Awards; CFA Staff Award Nominations Due May 15; Tartans Open Online Apparel Store; and more.
News BriefsWednesday, May 01, 2019
News BriefsStudents Bring Light to Those in the Dark; Schatz Dining Room Closing for Summer Renovations; CMU Promotes Sexual Assault Awareness Year-Round; and more.
Personal MentionWednesday, May 01, 2019
Personal MentionThis week's newsmakers are Lorrie Cranor and Brian Kovak, Zachary Chase Lipton, Jim Daniels, Terry Irwin, Benjamin Hunt and Tatsuya Higaki.
O’Connell Makes the Pitch for CMU, PittsburghFriday, April 26, 2019
O’Connell Makes the Pitch for CMU, PittsburghKevin O'Connell is combining his passion for writing with his love for baseball.
News BriefsWednesday, April 24, 2019
News BriefsA Cappella Group Heads to Nationals; A New Way To Learn About Learning; Students Coach High Schoolers on Money Matters; Time Management App Wins at CMU-Q Hackathon; and more.
Personal MentionWednesday, April 24, 2019
Personal MentionThis week's newsmakers are Lorrie Cranor, Alan Russell, Rosalind Chow, Ben Eysenbach and Bailey Flanigan.
Carnegie Mellon Salutes Its Best in EducationMonday, April 22, 2019
Carnegie Mellon Salutes Its Best in EducationCarnegie Mellon will pay tribute to 11 exceptional faculty and staff who have made outstanding contributions in teaching, advising, mentoring and outreach at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 30 in the Tepper Building’s Simmons Auditorium.
CMU Welcomes Special Olympic Tradition SaturdayFriday, April 19, 2019
CMU Welcomes Special Olympic Tradition SaturdayCarnegie Mellon is partnering with Special Olympics of Pennsylvania to host the Western Pennsylvania Spring Sectional Games for the fourth consecutive year, Saturday, April 27.
Personal MentionWednesday, April 17, 2019
Personal MentionThis week's newsmakers are Anne Witchner and Tom Wood; Edmund Russell; Helen Zhou; David Shribman; Martin Aurand; Rachel Mandelbaum; and Leo Galvan.
News BriefsWednesday, April 17, 2019
News BriefsLee Says Optimize Productivity by Shuffling Workstations; CMU, Lumen Learning Form Partnership; Parking Enrollment Gets Underway; Register Your Child for Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day; and more.
From Pittsburgh to Qatar, Jackson Has Unique View of CMUTuesday, April 16, 2019
From Pittsburgh to Qatar, Jackson Has Unique View of CMUIn 30 years, Edna Jackson has worked for three provosts, helped establish the campus in Doha, Qatar, and returned to serve as director of the Dean’s Office.
Witchner, Wood Roll Into Buggy RoyaltyMonday, April 15, 2019
Witchner, Wood Roll Into Buggy RoyaltyTrophies and awards are often named for legendary figures. At Carnegie Mellon’s Spring Carnival this year, alumni Anne Witchner and Tom Wood became living legends.
Palko Steers Student Groups Toward SuccessWednesday, April 10, 2019
Palko Steers Student Groups Toward Success
Personal MentionWednesday, April 10, 2019
Personal MentionThis week's newsmakers are Shohei Katayama, Edward Dunlea, Scotty McGee and Gary DiLisio.
News BriefsWednesday, April 10, 2019
News BriefsMoBot Turns 25; Scholar-in-Residence Recalls Newspaper Career; 10 CMU Professors Highly Rated for Impact in Computer Science, Electronics; Take Our Sons & Daughters to Work Day; and more.
CMU Kicks Off Leadership Development Program for StaffMonday, April 08, 2019
CMU Kicks Off Leadership Development Program for StaffCarnegie Mellon has launched a pilot program aimed at fostering leadership development among staff.
Vituccio, Cho To Screen Their VR Documentary at Tribeca Film FestivalFriday, April 05, 2019
Vituccio, Cho To Screen Their VR Documentary at Tribeca Film FestivalDive under the chilly, majestic sea off the rocky coast of South Korea, hold your breath and fish with your hands with the Haenyeo, about a dozen women keeping the ancient native tradition alive.
Personal MentionWednesday, April 03, 2019
Personal MentionThis week's newsmakers are Cristina Bañuelos, Aaron Johnson, Sharon Carver, Geoffrey Hinton, Robert Strauss., Ömer Akin and Volker Hartkopf.
News BriefsWednesday, April 03, 2019
News BriefsGarrett Extols Virtues of Inclusion at AAC&U Conference; CMU-Africa Holds First Meeting of the Minds; Air Pollution Reporting App Goes National; Register Your Child for Take Our Sons & Daughters to Work Day; and more.
Reineke Helps Students With Public Speaking SkillsTuesday, April 02, 2019
Reineke Helps Students With Public Speaking SkillsJuliann Reineke is helping students develop presentation skills to defend their thesis and explain their research — sometimes in three minutes or less.
CMU Celebrates Value of Graduate, Professional StudentsFriday, March 29, 2019
CMU Celebrates Value of Graduate, Professional Students“Innovation with Impact” is the signature event of Carnegie Mellon’s annual Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week, which salutes the contributions and accomplishments of its graduate students in research, teaching and service to the university.
News BriefsWednesday, March 27, 2019
News BriefsFeel the "Ripple Effect" at TEDxCMU Saturday; CMU Salutes Graduate and Professional Students, April 1-5; Swartz Center Innovation Fellows Program Seeks Applications; and more.
Personal MentionWednesday, March 27, 2019
Personal MentionThis week's newsmakers are Justin Britton, Anna Siefken, Jim Garrett, Nico Slate and Christopher Phillips.
Tomasic Plays Leading Role for Women in Cybersecurity ConferenceMonday, March 25, 2019
Tomasic Plays Leading Role for Women in Cybersecurity ConferenceThis week, Michele Tomasic is focused on her latest role as the operations and logistical co-lead for the sixth annual Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS) Conference in downtown Pittsburgh, March 28-30.
Personal MentionWednesday, March 20, 2019
Personal MentionThis week's newsmakers are Farnam Jahanian, Lorrie Faith Cranor, Robert P. Strauss and Egon Balas.
News BriefsWednesday, March 20, 2019
News BriefsCMU Recognized as Charter Member of PIT-UN; Doctoral Students To Compete for Three Minute Thesis Championship; CMU Launches Global Communication, Applied Translation Program; and more.
Lusk Moves More Toward Mindful LivingTuesday, March 19, 2019
Lusk Moves More Toward Mindful LivingAngela Lusk coordinates a wide variety of wellness programming and initiatives for the campus community.
News BriefsWednesday, March 13, 2019
News BriefsBehind the Curtain at Lunar Gala; New Undergraduate Program in Economics and Politics; Energy Week Explores What's Next in Innovation; Traffic21 Hosts Second Mobility Challenge; and more.
Ledford Negotiates for Climate Change at CMUMonday, March 11, 2019
Ledford Negotiates for Climate Change at CMUAyana Ledford is director of diversity and inclusion for the Dietrich College and Heinz College, and also executive director of PROGRESS, a program that teaches young girls and women how to negotiate.
Personal MentionWednesday, March 06, 2019
Personal MentionThis week's newsmakers are Nicolas Christin, Tzahi Cohen-Karni and Kathryn Whitehead; Edmund Russell; Egon Balas; and Rory Hubbard, Haili Adams and Tori Iatarola.
News BriefsWednesday, March 06, 2019
News BriefsDoD's Innovation Board Hosts Public Session on Ethical Use of AI for Defense; Staff Council Nominations Are Underway; Identifying Diseases With Less Data; Cybersecurity Study Takes Proactive Approach; and more.
Building a Skillset with Software CarpentryFriday, March 01, 2019
Building a Skillset with Software CarpentryIf you’re looking to nail down your computer programming skills, Software Carpentry can give you the tools you need.
Personal MentionWednesday, February 27, 2019
Personal MentionThis week's newsmakers are Farnam Jahanian and David Danks; Stan Waddell and Key Nuttall; and Don Carter, Karen Lightman, Anna Siefken and Christine Mondor.
Owens Fuels Students' Passion for TeachingMonday, February 25, 2019
Owens Fuels Students' Passion for TeachingJessica Owens is coordinator of the Supplemental Instruction and EXCEL program for Carnegie Mellon’s Academic Development Department.
News BriefsWednesday, February 20, 2019
News BriefsNew Method Could Help Asthma Patients; CMU, Tonys Announce Theatre Education Award Ambassadors; Tartans Win UAA Indoor Track Championship; and more.
Personal MentionsWednesday, February 20, 2019
Personal MentionsThis week's newsmakers are Costa Samaras, Benjamin Moseley, Kathryn Roeder, Mohammed Larri, Alex Hills and Anne Bock.
News BriefsWednesday, February 20, 2019
News BriefsTepper Building Wins Commercial Project of the Year; CMU, Lockheed Martin Sign Research Agreement; Retirement Benefits Open Forum; "Woman at War" Sneak Preview; MAPW Hosts Open House Lunch for Staff; and more.
Kelly’s Designs Bring Research to LifeMonday, February 18, 2019
Kelly’s Designs Bring Research to LifeAs senior graphic designer, Tim Kelly oversees the College of Engineering’s visual identity.
Personal MentionWednesday, February 13, 2019
Personal MentionThis week's newsmakers are Sara Kiesler, Larry Pileggi, Adam Feinberg, and John Wiss.
News BriefsWednesday, February 13, 2019
News BriefsGraduate Students Explore Career Opportunities in Nation’s Capital; Tepper Building Earns LEED Gold Certification; Register for CPR/AED Training; Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day; and more.
Mural Embodies Collaborative Spirit of CMUTuesday, February 12, 2019
Mural Embodies Collaborative Spirit of CMUMarriage has been the ultimate collaboration — in art and in life — for CMU architecture professors Doug Cooper and Stefani Danes.
Molina Prioritizes Being PreparedTuesday, February 12, 2019
Molina Prioritizes Being PreparedIf the unexpected happens, Francisco Molina wants to be sure you are ready for it.
Personal MentionWednesday, February 06, 2019
Personal MentionThis week's newsmakers are Rebecca Doerge, Ignacio Grossmann, Angela Campbell and Illah Nourbakhsh.
News BriefsWednesday, February 06, 2019
News BriefsTepper Women in Business Conference; Analogies Could Be Key to Innovation; Employment Success for MBAs; Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day; and more.
Niceswanger Beams with Plaid PrideTuesday, February 05, 2019
Niceswanger Beams with Plaid PrideFor Kristin Niceswanger, assistant director of Donor Relations, home is where the Tartan plaid is.
Classroom Renovations Put Focus on Active LearningWednesday, January 30, 2019
Classroom Renovations Put Focus on Active LearningCarnegie Mellon’s classroom and learning spaces renovation project is on time, on budget and receiving rave reviews.
Personal MentionWednesday, January 30, 2019
Personal MentionThis week's newsmakers are Susanne Slavick; Daehyeok Kim and Katherine Ye; and Selman Erol.
News BriefsWednesday, January 30, 2019
News BriefsCMU AIAS Chapter Earns National Awards; Prospective Students Visit CMU; Alumni Receive Advancing Black Arts Grant; Using Drones to Inspect Irrigation Canals in Japan; and more.
Pollak Up for Second Blues Music AwardMonday, January 28, 2019
Pollak Up for Second Blues Music AwardBill Pollak has been rockin’ and rollin’ for decades as a writer for the Software Engineering Institute, while staging an award-winning career singing the blues.
Koval Encourages Meaningful ConnectionsWednesday, January 23, 2019
Koval Encourages Meaningful ConnectionsBryan Koval finds fulfillment as an engaged campus citizen, and he’s made a career out of encouraging others to do the same.
News BriefsWednesday, January 23, 2019
News BriefsFitness Challenge Begins Monday, Jan. 28; State Grant To Help Support Green Dot Initiative; RecycleMania Starts Feb. 3; Sustainability Committee Takes to Twitter; Oakland Restaurant Week; and more.
Personal MentionWednesday, January 23, 2019
Personal MentionThis week's newsmakers are Geoff Marslett; Sue-mei Wu; Terry Collins and Ryan Sullivan; and Leman Akoglu.
News BriefsWednesday, January 16, 2019
News BriefsCMU Launches High School Computer Science Curriculum; CMU-Alert Test Friday, Jan. 18; Help Center To Continue Sunday Support Pilot Program; Enjoy $6 Lunches for 6 Days at 16 Eateries During Oakland Restaurant Week; and more.
Personal MentionWednesday, January 16, 2019
Personal MentionThis week's newsmakers are Chieko Asakawa, Red Whittaker, Lorrie Cranor, Bill Pollak and Lauren Warden-Rodgers.
University Lecture Series Announces Provocative Spring LineupMonday, January 14, 2019
University Lecture Series Announces Provocative Spring LineupA significant mystery of modern medicine, race inequality, transforming higher education and the opioid crisis, are among the timely and provocative topics of this semester’s University Lecture Series.
Daly Makes Business a Fine ArtWednesday, January 09, 2019
Daly Makes Business a Fine ArtAmy Daly has turned managing the University Stores into an art form.
News BriefsWednesday, January 09, 2019
News BriefsCMU Buys Property from Pittsburgh Filmmakers; Auld Lang Syne Goes Underground; Fischhoff Says Effective Science Communication Begins with Collaboration; McHenry's Group Putting More Power Into Small Motors; and more.
Personal MentionWednesday, January 09, 2019
Personal MentionThis week's newsmakers are John Prather, Simon Cullen, Melissa Baker, James Duesing, Barbara Shinn-Cunningham and Frank Dolce.
Resolve To Make Fitness a Priority, Gauntner SaysMonday, January 07, 2019