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CMU Offers New, Temporary Child Care OptionsCarnegie Mellon University has announced it will offer three new, temporary child care options to parents due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19.
News Briefs17 Alumni Up for Emmy Awards Sunday; CMU a Host Institution for Global Sustainability Conference; NIH Funds Project Sure to Get Your Attention; and more.
Personal MentionThis week's newsmakers are James Garrett, Audrey Pederson and Daniel Nagin.
Blanton Brings Passion for Diversity to University LevelShawn Blanton is emphasizing the importance of recruiting in his new role as interim vice provost for diversity, equity and inclusion.
News BriefsINTERSECT@CMU Shares COVID-19 Lessons for Action; Tepper Profs Earn Grant to Research Economic Impact of COVID-19; SCS Launches Educational Equity Office with $3M Grant; and more.
Personal MentionThis week's newsmakers are Roshni Mehta, Howie Choset and Madison Schramm.
Creating More “Places to Pause” on CampusNew outdoor spaces are popping up across campus giving students, faculty and staff a place where they can take a break between classes, check email, and even host a small group meeting.
Habbab Turned Adversity Into Opportunities for GoodScrambling to find a required summer internship, Tala Habbab created a COVID squad of 250 students to support communities impacted by the virus.
News BriefsRecreational Facilities Reopen with Restrictions; CMU Named NSF Planning Institute for AI in Physics; See This Year's Class Photo; and more.
Personal MentionWednesday, September 02, 2020
Personal MentionThis week's newsmakers are Frederick Dauphin, Taya Cohen and Joe Meyers.
Ribarchak Retires with Rave ReviewsTuesday, September 01, 2020
Ribarchak Retires with Rave ReviewsCathy Ribarchak is retiring after 30 years, leaving a distinctive legacy of dedication and service to students, faculty and staff.
For Community Well-Being, Whole Equals Sum of Its PartsFriday, August 28, 2020
For Community Well-Being, Whole Equals Sum of Its PartsThe associate vice president for Community Health and Well-Being says we have reason to expect a successful return to campus, but we all must do our part.
Free Kits for Students Put the ‘Well’ in WelcomeThursday, August 27, 2020
Free Kits for Students Put the ‘Well’ in WelcomeCarnegie Mellon University is providing a free Wellness Kit to each student living on or off campus in preparation for the fall semester.
Bjorndahl Brings Passion for Pedagogy, Sense of Community to Fall ClassesWednesday, August 26, 2020
Bjorndahl Brings Passion for Pedagogy, Sense of Community to Fall ClassesChristina Bjorndahl's Nature of Language class is part of CMU’s Signature Course Initiative.
News BriefsWednesday, August 26, 2020
News BriefsMiller ICA Hosts "Empowering the Women's Vote" Poster Campaign; INTERSECT@CMU Focuses on Pandemic's Long-Term Effects; Join the CMWA; and more.
Personal MentionWednesday, August 26, 2020
Personal MentionThis week's newsmakers are Mark Bier, Saswati Ray and Tom Cortina.
Remember to Complete Your Daily Self-Assessment SurveyThursday, August 20, 2020
Remember to Complete Your Daily Self-Assessment SurveyTo help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on campus, all students, faculty and staff must complete a quick Daily Self-Assessment before beginning their day.
News BriefsWednesday, August 19, 2020
News BriefsCMU Names K&L Gates Presidential Fellows; Philosophy's Tetrad Project Wins International AI Honor; CAS Launches Borderlines Initiative; and more.
Personal MentionWednesday, August 19, 2020
Personal MentionThis week's newsmakers are Annette Vincent, Charles Ettensohn and Rogerio Bonnatti.
Architecture Student Creating “Waves of Change” in IndiaMonday, August 17, 2020
Architecture Student Creating “Waves of Change” in IndiaFaced with a cancelled summer internship due to COVID-19, Aadya Bhartia decided to combine art and philanthropy to help children in her home country.
News BriefsWednesday, August 12, 2020
News BriefsDavid Klahr Retires After 50 Years at CMU; Students to Enhance STEM Diversity; Engineering Faculty Win Deans Early Career Fellowships; and more.
Personal MentionWednesday, August 12, 2020
Personal MentionThis week's newsmakers are Tomé Cousin, Priya Narasimhan and Edward Rubin.
Royal Retirements: Tademy, Witchner Helped Build a Better CMUTuesday, August 11, 2020
Royal Retirements: Tademy, Witchner Helped Build a Better CMUWith little fanfare under the cloud of COVID-19, Everett Tademy and Anne Witchner have retired, leaving profound and endearing legacies that have helped shape the university for more than four decades.
News BriefsWednesday, August 05, 2020
News BriefsBilly Porter Leads 17 Alumni Emmy Nominations; Shawn Blanton Appointed Vice Provost for DEI; Keep Your Eye on Campus Construction; and more.
Personal MentionWednesday, August 05, 2020
Personal MentionThis week's newsmakers are Michelle Karabin; Aaron Johnson and Christine Andrews.
Scrubbing Up for FallTuesday, August 04, 2020
Scrubbing Up for FallSpring cleaning has never ended at Carnegie Mellon. It has continued this summer and will extend through the fall.
Campus Will Be Different This FallTuesday, August 04, 2020
Campus Will Be Different This FallWondering what things will look like when you get back? Here’s a look at what you can expect.
Music's Effect on the Aging BrainMonday, August 03, 2020
Music's Effect on the Aging BrainThe work that Jennie Dorris is doing could have tremendous ramifications for using music and instrumental practice in slowing cognitive decline in older adults.
Signed, Sealed and Soon DeliveredWednesday, July 22, 2020
Signed, Sealed and Soon DeliveredThe Class of 2020 are now receiving their diplomas, thanks to a massive effort by CMU staff volunteers.
News BriefsWednesday, July 22, 2020
News BriefsKrishnan Reappointed Dean of Heinz College; Open Enrollment for Parking Underway; Career Center Seminars a Win-Win for Students, Employers; and more.
Personal MentionWednesday, July 22, 2020
Personal MentionThis week's newsmakers are Jonathan Cagan, Mary Ann Blair and Martin Gaynor.
Songs for a New World: Scotch ’n’ Soda Theatre Goes OnlineMonday, July 20, 2020
Songs for a New World: Scotch ’n’ Soda Theatre Goes OnlineThis year, Carnegie Mellon's premier student theatre organization, has a new venue and a bigger audience, online.
News BriefsWednesday, July 08, 2020
News BriefsSEI Contract Extended by DoD for $2.7B; Ritivoi Reappointed Head of English Department; Professor, Student Submit Top Facemask Design; and more.
Personal MentionWednesday, July 08, 2020
Personal MentionThis week's newsmakers are Michael Kaess and Frank Dellaert, Deborah Shank and Scott Sandage.
CMU Prepares for Return to CampusWednesday, June 24, 2020
CMU Prepares for Return to CampusWhen students, faculty and staff eventually return to CMU's Pittsburgh campus, they will find a plethora of protocols in place aimed at ensuring their health and safety.
News BriefsWednesday, June 24, 2020
News BriefsCMU Celebrates 50th Anniversary of First Video Call; Three New Department Heads Named; Heinz Experts Weigh In on "How You Reopen a State?"; and more.
Personal MentionWednesday, June 24, 2020
Personal MentionThis week's newsmakers are Venkat Viswanathan, Edda Fields-Black and Anita Carleton.
FMCS Duo Manages CMU’s Deep-Cleaning EffortsWednesday, June 24, 2020
FMCS Duo Manages CMU’s Deep-Cleaning EffortsCharity Anderson and Dawn Roerink are overseeing an aggressive campus-wide deep-cleaning effort that will extend through the fall.
Pandemic Safety Officers Step Up to Help OutMonday, June 22, 2020
Pandemic Safety Officers Step Up to Help OutNew volunteers are playing a vital role in the return to campus.
Students Navigate Summer Internships RemotelyMonday, June 22, 2020
Students Navigate Summer Internships RemotelyCarnegie Mellon students Janhavi Deshpande, Sachi Shah and Elaine Zhu are exploring the new COVID-19 world of remote internships.
“Breakfast Buzz” Shifts to Zoom and Coping in a PandemicFriday, June 12, 2020
“Breakfast Buzz” Shifts to Zoom and Coping in a PandemicThere’s a buzz in the Enrollment Services Division over a popular, long-running professional development series.
CMWA Honors Outstanding Graduating WomenThursday, June 11, 2020
CMWA Honors Outstanding Graduating WomenThe Carnegie Mellon Women's Association awarded seven outstanding graduating women from each of the university's seven schools with a $1,500 scholarship.
News BriefsWednesday, June 10, 2020
News BriefsTool Turns Math into Pictures; Financial Assistance Opportunities for Students; MCS Staff Recognized at First Virtual Awards Ceremony; and more.
Personal MentionWednesday, June 10, 2020
Personal MentionThis week's newsmakers are Roni Sosis, Dan Nagin and Maureen "Mo" Dawley.
Gyory Puts Emphasis on Engaging Students as GSA PresidentTuesday, June 09, 2020
Gyory Puts Emphasis on Engaging Students as GSA PresidentWith an impressive track record, Josh Gyory is hitting the ground running as the new president of Carnegie Mellon University’s Graduate Student Assembly.
Desire to Serve Students Sends Zingle PackingWednesday, May 27, 2020
Desire to Serve Students Sends Zingle PackingDonning a face mask and armed with a packing tape dispenser, Shari Zingle ventured out of her home office to tackle a project in her comfort zone.
News BriefsWednesday, May 27, 2020
News BriefsLunar Rover Meets Milestone for Flight to the Moon; Students, Alumni Start Food Delivery Service; WQED's "The Robot Doctor" Brings CMU Expertise to High School Students; and more.
Personal MentionWednesday, May 27, 2020
Personal MentionThis week's newsmakers are Maxwell Wang, Isabel Yoon and Phillip Gibbons.
News BriefsWednesday, May 20, 2020
News BriefsResearchers Launch Ventilator Project; International Film Festival to Stream "Sorry We Missed You"; CFA Seeks Nominations for the Henrys; and more.
Personal MentionWednesday, May 20, 2020
Personal MentionThis week's newsmakers are Linda Argote, Mary Kay Johnsen and Jason Hong.
Supporting Community Connections at CMUWednesday, May 20, 2020
Supporting Community Connections at CMUReaching out to others can nurture a positive state of mind, now more than ever.
CMU Trauma Care Researcher Joins Fight Against COVID-19 in NYCMonday, May 18, 2020
CMU Trauma Care Researcher Joins Fight Against COVID-19 in NYCGreen Beret medic and research analyst Luke Sciulli packed his bags in early April for New York City to volunteer in a field hospital for COVID-19 patients.
Chabassol Persists to Become First-Gen College GradMonday, May 18, 2020
Chabassol Persists to Become First-Gen College GradUser interface designer and web developer Steve Chabassol has earned a Bachelor of Humanities and Arts degree in creative writing and music technology.
News BriefsWednesday, May 13, 2020
News BriefsRelationship Lab Studies COVID-19's Social Impact; Monitor Your Diet with FitByte; Sign Up for the Couch to 5K Challenge; and more.
Personal MentionWednesday, May 13, 2020
Personal MentionThis week's newsmakers are Alexis Hoane, Taya Cohen and Michelle Piekutowski.
Meet Sunday’s Student SpeakersTuesday, May 12, 2020