Students Celebrate Inaugural Scotty SaturdayStudents started a new CMU tradition with "Scotty Saturday."
Carnegie Mellon To Host Rising Stars WorkshopDesigned for Ph.D. students and postdocs in electrical engineering and computer science, the workshop will focus on navigating the early stages of a career in academia.
Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship Open for BusinessMore than 350 people gathered to mark the official launch of the Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship on Tuesday, Oct. 25.
CMU To Co-Host Colloquium on Digital Governance and Security Oct. 31Wednesday, October 26, 2016
CMU To Co-Host Colloquium on Digital Governance and Security Oct. 31The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Carnegie Mellon University will host the first session of their joint Colloquium on Digital Governance and Security on Oct. 31 in Washington, D.C.
New Gene-Editing Technology Cures Genetic Blood Disorder in MiceWednesday, October 26, 2016
New Gene-Editing Technology Cures Genetic Blood Disorder in MiceThe technology may offer minimally invasive treatment for genetic disorders of the blood.
Carnegie Mellon Marks Launch of Swartz Center for EntrepreneurshipTuesday, October 25, 2016
Carnegie Mellon Marks Launch of Swartz Center for EntrepreneurshipCarnegie Mellon University will officially launch the Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship on Tuesday, Oct. 25, as part of the annual LaunchCMU event.
Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds Diffuse Between Atmospheric ParticlesTuesday, October 25, 2016
Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds Diffuse Between Atmospheric ParticlesThe findings by researchers, led by CMU's Neil Donahue, provide greater understanding into how organic particles behave in the atmosphere.
CMU’s Rich Lackner Reaches Coaching MilestoneSaturday, October 22, 2016
CMU’s Rich Lackner Reaches Coaching MilestoneWith CMU's 49-33 victory over Thiel College Saturday (Oct. 22), Head Coach Rich Lackner became the 79th football coach in NCAA history to amass 200 wins.
CMU Taking Precautionary Effort To Test Water QualityFriday, October 21, 2016
CMU Taking Precautionary Effort To Test Water QualityCMU is taking the precautionary step following tests by the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority that found elevated lead levels in 17 of 100 randomly selected residential properties in Pittsburgh.
CMU’s Matyjaszewski Is Co-Winner of Benjamin Franklin Medal in ChemistryThursday, October 20, 2016
CMU’s Matyjaszewski Is Co-Winner of Benjamin Franklin Medal in ChemistryKrzysztof Matyjaszewski was cited for seminal contributions to the development of a new polymerization process involving metal catalysts.
Scholarship Lets Students Immerse in ResearchWednesday, October 19, 2016
Scholarship Lets Students Immerse in ResearchThe Jennings Family Brave Companions Fund launches lasting research and career paths for Carnegie Mellon University students.
Digital Archive Shares In-Depth Stories of Black AmericaWednesday, October 19, 2016
Digital Archive Shares In-Depth Stories of Black AmericaThanks to a longtime partnership with Carnegie Mellon University, the HistoryMakers is the largest African-American oral video archive.
Colbert Drops by CMU, Offers President Obama Resume TipsTuesday, October 18, 2016
Colbert Drops by CMU, Offers President Obama Resume TipsPresident Barack Obama received some unsolicited career advice while visiting Carnegie Mellon University.
Repurposed Sensor Enables Smartwatch To Detect Finger Taps and Other Bio-Acoustic SignalsTuesday, October 18, 2016
Repurposed Sensor Enables Smartwatch To Detect Finger Taps and Other Bio-Acoustic SignalsThe capability of a smartwatch to detect and distinguish a variety of taps, flicks and scratches by the hands and fingers makes it possible for new applications to use common gestures to control the smartwatch and, ultimately, other objects connected through the internet of things.
Martin Gaynor Elected to National Academy of MedicineMonday, October 17, 2016
Martin Gaynor Elected to National Academy of MedicineMartin Gaynor, the E.J. Barone Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University and former director of the Bureau of Economics at the Federal Trade Commission, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.
President Suresh Co-Authors Science Magazine EditorialSaturday, October 15, 2016
President Suresh Co-Authors Science Magazine EditorialCarnegie Mellon University President Subra Suresh co-authored an op-editorial in Science Magazine.
Obama, Leading Scientists Explore Frontiers at CMUThursday, October 13, 2016
Obama, Leading Scientists Explore Frontiers at CMUPresident Barack Obama made his fifth visit to Carnegie Mellon University today, this time for The White House Frontiers Conference, a large gathering of national thought-leaders, to discuss building America's capacity in science, technology and innovation.
Alumnus Uses Data Science for Social GoodWednesday, October 12, 2016
Alumnus Uses Data Science for Social GoodCMU alumnus Rayid Ghani and his students are working to help police departments use data science to predict policing incidents, from excessive force to officer injury.
Making America's Infrastructure "Future-Proof"Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Making America's Infrastructure "Future-Proof"Costa Samaras says it's time to invest in smart transportation and energy systems that can weather the storm.
Teller Celebrates the Unexpected Benefits of FailureTuesday, October 11, 2016
Teller Celebrates the Unexpected Benefits of FailureAlumnus Astro Teller is working on bringing audacious ideas to reality through science and technology.
Smith Drives for Smarter Traffic SignalsTuesday, October 11, 2016
Smith Drives for Smarter Traffic SignalsStephen Smith has developed a traffic signal control system that uses machine learning algorithms to optimize when traffic lights change to red or green.
Wing Is a Global Leader in Computer ScienceTuesday, October 11, 2016
Wing Is a Global Leader in Computer ScienceJeannette Wing will be among the speakers in the White House Frontiers Conference's "Industry Panel: Best Practices in AI."
Carnegie Mellon Featured on CBS's "60 Minutes"Monday, October 10, 2016
Carnegie Mellon Featured on CBS's "60 Minutes"Charlie Rose came to CMU to see the state of the art in AI and talk with School of Computer Science Dean Andrew Moore.
Whittaker To Discuss “Moon Shot”Monday, October 10, 2016
Whittaker To Discuss “Moon Shot”Red Whittaker will be among the speakers in the White House Frontiers Conference's "Audience Interactive Q&A: Not Just to Visit, But to Stay."
CMU, Pitt To Host Obama, White House Frontiers ConferenceMonday, October 10, 2016
CMU, Pitt To Host Obama, White House Frontiers ConferenceThe national event will focus on building U.S. capacity in science, technology and innovation.
Rebecca Doerge Installed as 7th Dean of Mellon College of ScienceMonday, October 10, 2016
Rebecca Doerge Installed as 7th Dean of Mellon College of ScienceThe Oct. 6 ceremony commemorated the start of Doerge's deanship and celebrated the Mellon College of Science, and was the first to be held for a CMU dean.
Hillary Clinton’s Memoir Writing Styles Linked to Her Public Perception ProblemsFriday, October 07, 2016
Hillary Clinton’s Memoir Writing Styles Linked to Her Public Perception ProblemsCMU's David Kaufer and Maryland's Shawn Parry-Giles identify two contrasting writing styles with one underlying theme: Clinton's guardedness.
Chase Wins NSF CAREER Award To Discover Neural Mechanisms of Skill LearningThursday, October 06, 2016
Chase Wins NSF CAREER Award To Discover Neural Mechanisms of Skill LearningAssistant Professor Steven Chase was awarded a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award to discover the link between the neural reorganization and skill learning.
CMU, ANSYS Break Ground for New Maker HubWednesday, October 05, 2016
CMU, ANSYS Break Ground for New Maker HubCarnegie Mellon University and ANSYS broke ground Tuesday for a building that will become the hub of the College of Engineering's undergraduate program.
On the Ball: Omnidirectional Mobile Robot Has Just Two Moving PartsWednesday, October 05, 2016
On the Ball: Omnidirectional Mobile Robot Has Just Two Moving PartsThe spherical induction motor (SIM) co-invented by Carnegie Mellon's Ralph Hollis, eliminates the robot's mechanical drive system.
School of Computer Science To Offer Computational Biology MajorTuesday, October 04, 2016
School of Computer Science To Offer Computational Biology MajorThe undergraduate degree program will prepare students for positions now in high demand in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.
The Economics of Arts and EntertainmentMonday, October 03, 2016