CMU Sings "The Star-Spangled Banner"Members of the Carnegie Mellon University community have sung "The Star-Spangled Banner" in many prominent locations.
Carnegie Corporation of New York Honors Provost Farnam JahanianCarnegie Corporation of New York is honoring Carnegie Mellon University Provost Farnam Jahanian as part of its "Great Immigrants - The Pride of America" campaign, which pays tribute to the role immigrants play in strengthening the U.S. and its democratic society.
Jacobsen Named New Hunt Institute DirectorT.D. Jacobsen has been appointed director and principal research scientist at Carnegie Mellon University's Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, effective July 1.
Malaria's Magnetic Properties May Pull Treatments ForwardWednesday, June 29, 2016
Malaria's Magnetic Properties May Pull Treatments ForwardMalaria has a magnetic foe. Andrea "Blue" Martin, a Carnegie Mellon University doctoral candidate in biomedical engineering, is working to create a device that uses magnets to filter out patients' red blood cells infected by the mosquito-borne parasite, which makes the cells magnetic.
CMU Showcases Work at National Robotics Initiative Event in D.C.Tuesday, June 28, 2016
CMU Showcases Work at National Robotics Initiative Event in D.C.CMU researchers are developing robots to enhance minimally invasive surgery, advance prosthetics, aid in mine rescue, improve bridge inspections, assist the blind and even traverse the moon - work that has collectively received 17 awards from the National Robotics Initiative.
Studying the Role Love Plays in an Engineering ProjectMonday, June 27, 2016
Studying the Role Love Plays in an Engineering ProjectThe development of an electronic Braille writing tutor has been a labor of love for M. Bernardine Dias and her CMU colleagues, students and staff and, for the past year, provided a research window into the role love plays in engineering.
Computer Model Demonstrates How Human Spleen Filters BloodMonday, June 27, 2016
Computer Model Demonstrates How Human Spleen Filters BloodA new study led by CMU President Subra Suresh and MIT Research Scientist Ming Dao provides greater understanding of spleen function and could lead to new treatments for diseases.
Diverse Cities Share Similar Traits When it Comes to Economic ResurgenceMonday, June 27, 2016
Diverse Cities Share Similar Traits When it Comes to Economic ResurgenceA new book by CMU's Donald Carter looks at the transformation of Pittsburgh and other post-industrial cities in North America and Europe after the collapse of big industry in the 1980s.
New Book Links Political Buzz With Honeybees’ Search for New HiveThursday, June 23, 2016
New Book Links Political Buzz With Honeybees’ Search for New HiveCMU's John Miller says there are lessons to be learned by understanding how bees in a hive, and a variety of other systems, interact.
Workshop Explores How Artificial Intelligence Can Be Engineered for Safety and ControlWednesday, June 22, 2016
Workshop Explores How Artificial Intelligence Can Be Engineered for Safety and ControlCarnegie Mellon and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy will co-host the workshop June 28 at CMU.
Social Historian Sways Smithsonian Dance PerformanceTuesday, June 21, 2016
Social Historian Sways Smithsonian Dance PerformanceNico Slate, an associate professor of history, never imagined his historical research would inspire dance performances.
Steel City to the Desert: Alumni Embark Upon Summer Residency Program in SedonaTuesday, June 21, 2016
Steel City to the Desert: Alumni Embark Upon Summer Residency Program in SedonaCMU's Master of Arts Management program and Pittsburgh's Radiant Hall Studios are fostering a distinct professional development opportunity for arts managers and artists.
Kass Co-Authors 10 Simple Rules To Use Statistics EffectivelyMonday, June 20, 2016
Kass Co-Authors 10 Simple Rules To Use Statistics EffectivelyUnder growing pressure to report accurate findings, a team of statisticians, including CMU's Robert E. Kass, wrote guidelines to help the research community.
“Traffic Lights,” Calorie Counts Help Consumers Order Healthier OnlineMonday, June 20, 2016
“Traffic Lights,” Calorie Counts Help Consumers Order Healthier OnlineMenu labels reduced the calories ordered by 10 percent in a first-of-its-kind experiment.
CMU Joins MasterCard Foundation To Educate Next Generation of African Tech LeadersMonday, June 20, 2016
CMU Joins MasterCard Foundation To Educate Next Generation of African Tech LeadersThis new partnership, which will be established at Carnegie Mellon in Rwanda, will benefit 125 academically talented but economically disadvantaged students from Sub-Saharan Africa.
Takeo Kanade Wins 2016 Kyoto Prize for Advanced TechnologyFriday, June 17, 2016
Takeo Kanade Wins 2016 Kyoto Prize for Advanced TechnologyKanade is being honored for his fundamental contributions to computer vision and innovative applied technologies in robotics, including automated driving.
Touché! Choi, CMU Leaders Make Trek To National Maker FaireFriday, June 17, 2016
Touché! Choi, CMU Leaders Make Trek To National Maker FaireJohn Choi and his lightsaber-wielding robot, along with CMU leaders, will be recognized by the White House for their leadership in maker education.
CMU Researchers Aid in Japan's Search for Anti-matterMonday, June 13, 2016
CMU Researchers Aid in Japan's Search for Anti-matterThe hunt to solve an anti-matter mystery may have new clues, thanks to an upgrade of the SuperKEKB, an electron-positron colliding accelerator in Japan. Physics Professor Roy Briere is among the collaborators working on the project.
Athletes Rally, Shoot to Head of the ClassMonday, June 13, 2016
Athletes Rally, Shoot to Head of the ClassA dynamic doubles team and a determined, sharpshooting 1,000-point scorer were among the exceptional student-athletes this spring who brought distinction to Carnegie Mellon University athletics on the court and in the classroom.
Statement Following the Orlando ShootingMonday, June 13, 2016
Statement Following the Orlando ShootingCarnegie Mellon sends its deepest sympathies to the victims, many of whom were members of the LGBTQ community, and to their loved ones.
Carnegie Mellon Alumni Goldsberry, Odom, Jr. Win Tony AwardsSunday, June 12, 2016
Carnegie Mellon Alumni Goldsberry, Odom, Jr. Win Tony AwardsCarnegie Mellon University congratulates CMU alumni Ren&#233;e Elise Goldsberry and Leslie Odom, Jr., who received Tony Awards on Sunday night at the Beacon Theatre in New York City.
Your Brain on Winning a TonyWednesday, June 08, 2016
Your Brain on Winning a TonyWhat's happening in the brain of a person who wins a Tony Award - or loses out? Carnegie Mellon University scientists know exactly what their brain activation patterns look like.
CMU Celebrates 70th Annual Tony Awards, June 12Wednesday, June 08, 2016
CMU Celebrates 70th Annual Tony Awards, June 12Carnegie Mellon University's Ren&#233;e Elise Goldsberry is not going to miss her shot. Goldsberry, a 1993 graduate, was nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role for the musical "Hamilton." She is one of seven CMU alumni who have been nominated for eight Tony Awards this year.
Training the Next Olympic Champions ... in MathWednesday, June 08, 2016
Training the Next Olympic Champions ... in MathOlympic hopefuls from around the world have arrived at Carnegie Mellon University, dedicated, driven and focused to begin their final training for this summer's games. But these competitors aren't preparing for Rio.
2016 U.S. OpenTuesday, June 07, 2016
2016 U.S. OpenThe storied, elegant and luring Oakmont Country Club, the site of this year's U.S. Open, is one of golf's greatest treasures. No one knows that better than Carnegie Mellon University History Professor Steve Schlossman.
Shorter Patient Consent Forms, Video Formats Improve ComprehensionMonday, June 06, 2016
Shorter Patient Consent Forms, Video Formats Improve ComprehensionResearchers have developed approaches that focus on the information patients need most.
Pittsburgh to LA: Program Places Alumni in the Business of EntertainmentFriday, June 03, 2016
Pittsburgh to LA: Program Places Alumni in the Business of EntertainmentMore than 160 alumni of Carnegie Mellon University's Master in Entertainment Industry Management program, are helping to put the biz into show biz.
Higher Heels Come from High Society, Researchers SayThursday, June 02, 2016
Higher Heels Come from High Society, Researchers SayWomen who move from Mobile, Ala., to New York City are likely to switch to higher heels. That's a small part of the findings of a recent study by Jeff Galak of CMU's Tepper School of Business and his co-authors.
Miller Gallery Hosts “WILLFUL WONDERING: Patricia Bellan-Gillen Drawings 2010-2016,” June 11 – July 17Thursday, June 02, 2016
Miller Gallery Hosts “WILLFUL WONDERING: Patricia Bellan-Gillen Drawings 2010-2016,” June 11 – July 17"Willful Wondering" is a solo exhibition of more than 30 large-scale mixed media drawings and prints.
Teams Compete To Analyze Brain DataWednesday, June 01, 2016