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Carnegie Mellon University

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Carnegie Mellon University is a global research university with more than 11,000 students, 84,000 alumni, and 4,000 faculty and staff. Recognized for its world-class arts and technology programs, collaboration across disciplines and innovative leadership in education, Carnegie Mellon is consistently a top-ranked university.

The university began as a small technical school and evolved into what it is today under the guidance of exceptional leadership teams.

Our world-renowned faculty members are practicing professionals who bring extensive knowledge and experience into the classroom. With a student-faculty ratio of 10:1, faculty members are extremely accessible and take a genuine interest in their students' work.

Vision
Carnegie Mellon will meet the changing needs of society by building on its traditions of innovation, problem solving, and interdisciplinarity.

Mission Statement
To create and disseminate knowledge and art through research and creative inquiry, teaching, and learning, and to transfer our intellectual and artistic product to enhance society in meaningful and sustainable ways.

To serve our students by teaching them problem solving, leadership and teamwork skills, and the value of a commitment to quality, ethical behavior, and respect for others.

To achieve these ends by pursuing the advantages of a diverse and relatively small university community, open to the exchange of ideas, where discovery, creativity, and personal and professional development can flourish.


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Junior Energized About Sustainability

A passion for sustainability and increasing the well-being of society has driven Lauren Janicke to participate in challenging research. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Phi Beta Kappa Inducts Dietrich Students From Class of 2021

Fifty-nine students have been initiated into Carnegie Mellon University's chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa Society Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon Unveils Second Athletics Hall of Fame Class

Twelve from Tartan history join the CMU Athletics Hall of Fame.

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Five CMU Faculty Selected for Amazon Research Awards

Five CMU faculty members to receive funding from the 2020 Amazon Research Awards. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Team Develops Machine Learning Platform That Mines Nature for New Drugs

Researchers at CMU have developed a new process that could reinvigorate the search for natural product drugs. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Poole Named 13th Dean of CMU's College of Fine Arts

Mary Ellen Poole has been named dean of the College of Fine Arts, and will begin her new role Aug. 1. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU-Africa Celebrates 8th Graduation

This year's graduating class comprised 66 graduates from 12 different countries in Africa. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Eight Tartans Earn Fulbrights To Teach English, Pursue Studies

For the second year in a row, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program awarded grants to eight current students and recent alumni. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Dietrich Scholars To Begin Studies

The scholars represent the eight Dietrich departments that offer doctoral degree programs. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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NSF 2021 CAREER College of Engineering Awardees Named

Four College of Engineering faculty awarded CAREER awards by NSF.

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Carnegie Mellon Qatar celebrates Class of 2021

CMU-Q, a Qatar Foundation partner university, celebrated the 95 graduates in the Class of 2021 on May 6. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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The Richard King Mellon Foundation and Carnegie Mellon Through the Years

CMU and the Richard King Mellon Foundation have partnered for more than 50 years.

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CMU, R.K. Mellon Foundation Announce Historic Partnership

Foundation approves record $150M grant to support cutting-edge science building on campus, and new robotics center and advanced manufacturing institute at Hazelwood Green. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Senior Rallies To Ace Comeback

His CMU experience brought Joshua Pinckney new perspective.

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Light as Language

Students illuminate the Pausch Bridge with storytelling.

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Overcoming Tab Overload

CMU researchers develop tool to better manage browser tabs.

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Nugent Named Head of CMU's Department of Statistics & Data Science

Rebecca Nugent is the new head of the Department of Statistics & Data Science. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Leaves Marks on Mars

Perseverance's mission on Mars includes more than a dozen CMU graduates.

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Meet Members of the Center Community Committee

Meet six of the inaugural members of the Center Community Committee.

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A Mural of Stories

Senior Elise Delgado’s paints a picture of empathy, hope for CMU’s community. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Meeting of the Minds To Meet Remotely

For the first time, Carnegie Mellon University's undergraduate symposium will be virtual. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Senior Stars in Astrophysics Research

While untangling a gravitational web of black holes and binary stars, Carnegie Mellon University's Alexis Ortega is into the world of astrophysics. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Should Uber And Lyft Be Electrifying More Vehicles?

CMU researchers investigating holding ridesourcing companies responsible for the carbon emissions created by their business. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Duolingo Named to Time Magazine's List of 100 Most Influential Companies

Time Magazine named the CMU spinoff Duolingo 2021 list of the 100 most influential companies. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Remembers Adobe Founder and Alum Charles Geschke

Charles Geschke, CMU alumnus and co-founder of Adobe, died April 16 at 81.

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ETC Outreach Plays on After Students Graduate

CMU's Entertainment Technology Center outreach — which is core to its mission — impacts education from pre-kindergarten through high school. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Heinz Endowments, Carnegie Mellon Through the Years

Organizations share a history of partnering to advance the community.

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Carnegie Mellon, Heinz Endowments Launch Initiative to Promote Economic Empowerment, Address Inequities in Pittsburgh Region

Carnegie Mellon University and The Heinz Endowments announce the formation of The Center for Shared Prosperity. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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School of Drama Alumna Ann Roth Takes Home Oscar Gold

The 1953 graduate of CMU was awarded her second Oscar for her work as costume designer for "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom." Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Designing A National Institute For AI In Construction

CMU's Pingbo Tang and Burcu Akinci are part of a team that is designing the future National Institute for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Construction. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Connecting the Dots Between Engagement and Learning

New research finds that internal states like engagement can have an impact on learning. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Tarantula's Ubiquity Traced Back to the Cretaceous

A team of researchers set out on an ancestry.com-like investigation to discover how this sedentary spider came to inhabit six continents. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Mourning Dr. Vartan Gregorian

A message from CMU President Farnam Jahanian.

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David Coulter To Become Chair of Carnegie Mellon's Board of Trustees

Trustee and alumnus David Coulter has been elected to succeed James E. Rohr as chair of Carnegie Mellon University's Board of Trustees. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Ansys Hall Earns LEED Gold Certification

Ansys Hall is the 24th CMU project to earn LEED certification.

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Four Tartans Among 2021 Goldwater Scholars

This is the second consecutive year where four CMU students have been named Goldwater Scholars. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Verdict in on CMU Mock Trial

A CMU team advanced to this year's American Mock Trial Association's Opening Round Championship Series Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Big Data Accelerates Biodiversity Research

CMU's dSHARP is dedicated to advancing research and teaching involving digital tools, methods and sources. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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COVID-19 Vaccination Hesitancy Remains Unchanged

National surveys by CMU show that while COVID-19 vaccine uptake has increased, the proportion of vaccine-hesitant adults has remained unchanged. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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A Touch of Silver

Soft Machines Lab researchers have developed a unique silver-hydrogel composite that has high electrical conductivity. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Students Seeking Service Opportunities Find Virtual Groove

SLICE connects with Virtual Global Brigades for alternative spring break activities. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU and Pitt Launch Center Dedicated to Combating Extremist Hate

CMU and Pitt are jointly launching a new center to study how to intervene in the spread of extremist hate. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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A New Way to Learn Computer Science

CMU team awarded Catalyst Prize from Schmidt Futures for work on learning tool. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Dan + Shay Take Home Third Grammy in Three Years

The duo took home best country duo/group performance for the third consecutive year with their song "10,000 Hours" with Justin Bieber. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Resources Instrumental to Musician/Entrepreneur

The frustration of crafting double reeds for oboes led Camille Strahl to envision creating an affordable and reliable alternative. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Developing CMU's Newest Student Leaders

SLICE recreates longstanding first-year program for a virtual world.

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SCS Names First Assistant Dean for Entrepreneurship Initiatives

In her new role, Kit Needham aims to help increase awareness of entrepreneurial resources in SCS and at CMU. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Highlighted in New American Theatre Wing Documentary

CMU is featured in an episode of "Working in the Theatre."

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Morgan Chairs Congressional Briefing on Future of U.S. Electrical Grid

Events like the Texas crisis have shown disastrous effects of prolonged mass power disruptions but there are many challenges to the future. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Robotics Alumnus Leads Development of Critical Landing Technology

Computer vision system enabled a safe martian landing for NASA’s perseverance rover. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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The Politics of Synonyms

Researchers examine how the subtle choice of synonyms may suggest which political party one supports. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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The Next Four Years of Climate and Environmental Policy

CMU experts discuss the most critical climate issues that need to be addressed during the Biden administration. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Black History Month

There are two fundamental reasons to celebrate Black History Month, according to Carnegie Mellon University's Joe William Trotter Jr. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU-Q Student's Art Offers Hope, Inspiration

Alanoud Al-Ghamdi has transformed a passion for calligraphy into public art pieces that express messages of hope and inspiration. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Sloan Foundation Provides Funding for Robot Archive

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has awarded $150,000 to the Carnegie Mellon University Libraries to fund the research into the creation of the Robot Archive. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Students Pave the Way for Brick Street Preservation

It turns out there's $285,000 at the end of a yellow brick road.

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Missed Connections

Leela Jay creates virtual opportunities for students to make friends.

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Carnegie Mellon Joins Network Dedicated to Accelerated Breakthroughs in Human Health

Carnegie Mellon University has joined the Wellcome Leap Health Breakthrough Network, a global group of leading academic and research institutions focused on quickly solving the world’s most serious health challenges. Read more at Carnegie…

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Peter Spirtes To Head Carnegie Mellon's Department of Philosophy

Carnegie Mellon University has appointed Peter Spirtes head of the Department of Philosophy, effective July 1. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Dow Funds Chemistry Resources for Remote Learning

A grant from Dow will allow CMU to keep OLI chemistry courses free through this academic year. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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A Universal Port for the Brain

CMU researchers lead multi-institution team unlocking the mysteries of brain health. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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A Route for Avoiding Defects During Additive Manufacturing

Research published in Science reveals how the pores form in the additive manufacturing process. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Strategies for a Successful Spring Semester

CMU's chief medical officer looks to the future, and past, to inform ways to mitigate COVID-19 on campus. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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A Call a Day Keeps the Pandemic Blues Away

Social connection, social support and physical exercise key to overcoming adversity. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Brothers Complete Long Journey To Doctorates

Henry DeYoung graduated with a Ph.D. in computer science, and Andrew DeYoung is on track to wrap up his in chemistry this month. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Promotes Stan Waddell

Carnegie Mellon University announced today that Stan Waddell has been promoted to vice president for information technology and chief information officer. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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NASA Mission To Test Technology for Satellite Swarms

Carnegie Mellon's Zac Manchester leads a three-satellite experiment.

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From Second Grade to CMU

Two lifelong friends reflect on their journey to Carnegie Mellon University.

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Surveys Show Northeast, West Coast Most Likely To Accept COVID-19 Vaccine

Carnegie Mellon University researchers have begun daily nationwide surveys to determine U.S. acceptance of COVID-19 vaccines. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Project by CMU Students Featured by Prague Quadrennial

The Common Design Project’s online gallery offers students artistic inspiration through Karel Čapek's play "The White Plague." Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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The Impact of Rideshare Apps

Uber and Lyft increase average vehicle ownership in urban areas.

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Winter Weeks of Welcome

CMU kicks off spring semester with robust slate of activities and connection opportunities for students. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Celebrating the Life & Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

The Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion is hosting a series of events in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Expands Asymptomatic COVID-19 Testing with High-Volume, On-Campus Lab

Tartan Testing will allow asymptomatic COVID-19 testing for the CMU community on its Pittsburgh campus. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Nugent Honored by National Academies

CMU statistics and data science professor joins national conversation about the future of higher education. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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President Jahanian’s Statement About Jan. 6 D.C. Violence

CMU President Jahanian joins other leaders in denouncing the violence in the nation's capital. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Happy New Year!

Carnegie Mellon University continues its tradition of showcasing an arrangement of the Scottish folk song, "Auld Lang Syne." Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Year in Review 2020

As challenges test the world's resolve, the CMU community has stayed committed to its core mission: a transformative impact on society. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Across the Cut: Happy Holidays

A special guest joins us to cap off a year of amazing interviews. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Snowy Days at CMU

Students venture out to enjoy snowy weather.

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CMU Expands Campus Safety Measures

Patrol officers wearing body cameras; security camera coverage increasing.

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Thirty-Four Tartans Honored as Top Academic Athletes

34 outstanding juniors and seniors are being honored for carrying the highest GPAs across each academic college and team. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Students Launch Book Drive for Allegheny County Jail Inmates

The "Banned Books" course students initiated a book drive in response to the ACJ's mid-November decision (now reversed) to restrict inmate reading. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Von Ahn Named a Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

Computer Science professor developed reCAPTCHA, Duolingo.

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Sandholm Wins AAAI Engelmore Award

Computer Science professor honored for poker-playing AI.

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Delphi Enhances COVIDcast With Change Healthcare Claims Data

Unique data helps COVIDcast researchers track and forecast pandemic patterns.

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Amazon Donates $2M to Carnegie Mellon's Computer Science Academy

The gift will support initiative that offers free CS curriculum to schools serving students from underserved, underrepresented communities. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Marina R. Picciotto To Receive Andrew Carnegie Prize in Mind and Brain Science

Picciotto is the eighth scientist to receive award recognizing trailblazers in brain and behavioral sciences. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Student Named First Black Recipient of AGMA Scholarship

David Ajoku is the first Black student to receive the American Gear Manufacturing Association (AGMA) Foundation's scholarship. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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What We Don't Have In Our Archives

CMU Libraries expands initiatives to document more inclusive history.

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Fall Career Fairs Combine, Go Virtual

Organizers for the Technical Opportunities Conference (TOC), Encompass and Converge Silicon Valley fair joined forces. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Cranor, Touretzky Named 2020 AAAS Fellows

They are among 35 AAAS Fellows who have called CMU home.

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CMU's Interdisciplinary Jewel

Rhetoric program prepares graduates for broad career opportunities. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CREATE Lab Launches Project That Helps Renters Avoid Evictions

Project scientist Anne Wright launches Eviction Rapid Response.

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'Hack Your Life' Helps Students with Health, Academics

A new course at Carnegie Mellon University helps students find new ways to see the world and live a happy, healthy and fulfilling life. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Thunder Nation Records Inaugural Powwow CD at CMU

A family drum group brought its rhythm and songs to Carnegie Mellon University earlier this year. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Helps Provide Free Wi-Fi to Area Students

A nonprofit partnership will beam internet signals from atop Pitt's Cathedral of Learning. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Educational Mission

Veteran students in the Tepper School of Business support each other through transitions to civilian life. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Order Up!

AI finds the right material.

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Misperceptions About Southeast Tornado Risk

Researchers find people living in the southeastern U.S. lack knowledge of diffuse timing of these destructive storms, leaving residents vulnerable. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Using Machine Learning To Feed Families in Need

Algorithms developed by CMU help identify ideal meeting locations to deliver food to Pittsburgh-area families in need. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Students Work To Get Out The Vote

Carnegie Mellon students have participated in several national and statewide non-partisan networks and initiatives including the All In Democracy Challenge, Students Learn Students Vote, the Campus Elections Engagement Project (CEEP), Student PIRGs…

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Program Aims To Enhance Inclusive Teaching

Provost's Inclusive Teaching Fellows explore ways to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in CMU's course offerings. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Fostering Community Through COVID

CMU student organizations adapt to pandemic safety precautions. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Doubling Down on Tartan Scholars

In its second year, student academic success initiative expands programming. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Grant Helps Grad Students Work the Polls

CMU GSA members volunteer to fill vital role.

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What Worries CMU Experts About This Year's Election

Carnegie Mellon University experts weigh in on what they see as the most compelling issues leading up to and following Election Day. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Student Turns Old Polaroid Into New Digital Camera

Sam Zeloof used modern technology to turn a Polaroid instant camera into a working digital camera that prints black and white images. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon Endowment Reaches $2.07 Billion in 2020

Carnegie Mellon University's endowment reached $2.07 billion as of June 30, 2020. The endowment reached a new milestone by supporting more than 7% of the university’s operating budget for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020. Read more…

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New Tartans Unite in Taiwan

Taiwan has been held as an international example of how to handle a pandemic. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Extracurriculars Complete CMU Experience

CMU student leaders discuss their extracurricular activities and how they've adapted to the pandemic. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Children’s School Celebrates Unique Place in Education

Carnegie Mellon University’s Children’s School offers a unique learning experience for preschool and Kindergarten students on campus. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon Heads New Center for Studying Structure of Cell Nucleus

Five-year, $10 million research effort sponsored by National Institutes of Health. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Libraries Use Computer Vision to Explore Photo Archives

Powerful tool to inventory CMU's million-image collection.

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Data Is A Journey, Not A Destination

New course teaches students to interpret how data is collected, depicted and used.

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Students 'Flush Away 2020'

A CEE class project had students design and build ramps with a theme the students could get behind. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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SURF Student Translates East German Sci-Fi

Wilson Ekern spent his summer translating science fiction from German on a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Crunching Numbers for Regenerative Medicine

SURF recipient applies computational skills to biomedical engineering.

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Across the Cut: Kimberly Hui

Ph.D. candidate Kimberly Hui is developing a rapid virus detection method that can be applied to vaccine production. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Scientists Solve 90-Year-Old Geometry Problem

Math puzzle resolved by translating it into satisfiability problem. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Servant Leadership Helps Senior Empower Others

Kai Huizenga works to build inclusive residential experience at CMU. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU's MoonRanger Will Search for Water at Moon's South Pole

The small and speedy rover has completed its preliminary design review. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Student Studies Movement in Fashion's Future

Carnegie Mellon University fifth-year student David Perry is thinking about the future of how fabric moves. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Busy Pictures Hinder Reading Ability in Children

New CMU study shows extraneous images draw attention from text, reducing comprehension in beginning readers. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Shuttle Service Steps Up Bus Cleaning, Social Distancing

As part of COVID-19 precautions, CMU adds route to Squirrel Hill.

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CMU-Q Starts Semester with Record Enrollment

The Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar student body is composed of 442 students representing 52 nations. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Roborace Team Prepares for First Competition

CMU enters the first U.S. team in the international autonomous vehicle race. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Cherry Jones Takes Home Third Emmy Win

Jones is joined by CMU alumni Eugene Lee, Alana Billingsley, Javier Grillo-Marxuach as Emmy winners this year. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Machine Learning Models Identify Kids at Risk of Lead Poisoning

Machine learning can help public health officials identify children most at risk of lead poisoning. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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New Perception Metric Balances Reaction Time, Accuracy

Both elements are critical for applications such as self-driving cars.

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CMU Offers New, Temporary Child Care Options

Carnegie Mellon University has announced it will offer three new, temporary child care options to parents due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Provost Garrett Elected to National Academy of Construction

Honor recognizes pioneering work in computing applications for civil engineering.

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Higher Education Was Already Ripe for Disruption. Then, COVID-19 Happened.

Heinz College professors Pedro Ferreira and Michael D. Smith, known for their analysis of transformational change in entertainment and media markets, have been looking at the possible impacts of technology on the way universities do business. Now,…

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Keep the Polls Open: Carnegie Mellon Data Scientists Join National Effort to Protect Voting Access During the Pandemic

Carnegie Mellon data scientists have teamed up with the nonprofit Voter Protection Corps to examine recent electoral disruptions and poll closures, as well as voting behavior. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Pandemic Spawns 'Infodemic' in Scientific Literature

A CMU researcher argues that new policies and technologies are needed to ensure that relevant, reliable information is properly recognized. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Altgold Helps Build Silk Scaffolding for Tissue

SURF student supports new 3D printing technique for bioengineering.

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Google.org Donates $1 Million, Personnel To CMU's COVID-19 Forecasting Project

Google.org has donated $1 million to Carnegie Mellon University to support COVIDcast, the university's effort to track and forecast localized COVID-19 activity nationwide. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Dining Services Transforms for Fall Semester

Carnegie Mellon Dining Services spent the summer creating a number of enhancements and changes for the fall semester, each with the health and well-being of the CMU community as the top priority. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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100 Maps From CMU's EarthTime Chart Humanity's Greatest Challenges

A new book includes satellite maps and data visualizations by the CREATE Lab's EarthTime team. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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What Will Community Well-Being Look Like This Fall?

An overview of CMU's opportunities in wellness, recreation, spirituality and more. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Welcome Class of 2024+

Each year, the entering class gathers during First-Year Orientation for a class photo. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Makers Use Facial Coverings as Creative Outlets

Producers forge community bonds on and off campus.

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Carnegie Mellon Named NSF Planning Institute for Artificial Intelligence in Physics

CMU has received a planning grant from the NSF to work toward creating a National Artificial Intelligence Research Institute in Physics. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Amateur Drone Videos Could Aid in Natural Disaster Damage Assessment

Carnegie Mellon system uses social media posts to assess building damage. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Recreational Facilities Re-open - With Restrictions

Indoor and outdoor recreational and athletic facilities will re-open with a staggered and phased approach. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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A Fall Semester Unlike Any Other

CMU has worked diligently to prepare classrooms for teaching and learning in the midst of a global pandemic. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Molding Masks Against Coronavirus

Winning CMU design awaits FDA approval.

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Calcium Helps Build Strong Cells

CMU research finds the mineral is essential in protecting DNA.

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Collage Continues Display of Diversity

Community Collage remains a vehicle for the incoming class to experience a collection of stories and performances from seasoned students. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Interns Innovate for Societal Impact

CMU student creates internship alternative to help solve COVID-related challenges. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU's Center for the Arts in Society Launches Borderlines Initiative

CMU's Center for the Arts in Society is launching a new initiative to explore borderlines. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon Qatar Appoints Associate Dean for Diversity, Climate

Annette Vincent will provide leadership in planning, implementing and evaluating goals related to diversity, inclusion, climate and equity. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Signature Course: Global Histories

Global Histories is one of the CMU signature courses for fall. In this class, students learn about democracy and eventually will attend a virtual constitutional convention. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Language May Undermine Women in Science and Tech

Researchers examined stereotypes in languages to explore why fewer women enter science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Outside the Classroom

Talia Altgold finds finds fulfillment in extracurriculars.

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If the Shoe Fits: CSAFE Study Improves Shoe Print Forensics

A new model improves how uncertainty is calculated when matching shoe print evidence, strengthening the validity of the forensics technique. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Scrubbing Up for Fall

Spring cleaning has never ended at Carnegie Mellon. It has continued this summer and will extend through the fall. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Live-Streamed Game Collects Sounds To Help Train Home-Based Artificial Intelligence

CMU researchers are utilizing Twitch to crowdsource database of home sounds. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Chautauqua Invites CMU Professors to AI and Humanity Panel

Interdisciplinary experts speak about the ethics of technology.

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Music's Effect on the Aging Brain

The work that Jennie Dorris is doing could have tremendous ramifications for using music and instrumental practice in slowing cognitive decline in older adults. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Alumnus Tommy Oliver Works for Change

Dietrich alumnus Tommy Oliver was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences along with more than 800 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. Read more at…

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Researchers Urge the Scientific Community to #StopPandemicBias

Researchers have launched a campaign to bring broader understanding to how COVID-19 will impact scientists. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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New Intelligent Science Stations Change Maker Spaces

CMU researchers examined the effectiveness of learning spaces and developed a special "intelligent science station" to help improve children's ability to learn underlying scientific principles. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University…

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SURF Student Decodes Death Data

Undergraduate researcher delves into causes of death inside PA prisons.

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Chautauqua Invites CMU Experts to Virtual Event

Danks and Nourbakhsh speak about the ethics of technology.

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Which Way to the Fridge? Common Sense Helps Robots Navigate

Carnegie Mellon University and Facebook AI Research have developed a navigation system for robots called SemExp. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Career Center's Summer Seminars A Win-Win for Students, Employers

The CPDC is making connections this summer for students and employers missing the traditional internship experience due to the pandemic. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Yongjie Jessica Zhang Receives NSF Funding for Brain Research

This project is part of the NSF's Leading Engineering for America's Prosperity, Health, and Infrastructure program, or LEAP HI for short. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Taxis Drive Smart City Creation

CMU's Pei Zhang has turned a fleet of taxis into a mobile sensing platform to collect data required to develop applications for a smart city. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Smile, You're on Camaroptera

CMU's Brandon Lucia created a batteryless remote image sensor — and taught it time management. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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New System Combines Smartphone Videos To Create 4D Visualizations

Carnegie Mellon University approach requires neither studio nor specialized cameras. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Study Questions Benefits of Social Networks in Disasters

Communication within groups not as helpful as anticipated during disaster response. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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New Study Examines Recursive Thinking

CMU team finds links between humans and non-human primates.

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The Lunch-bunch

A decades-long basketball tradition brings CMU staff, faculty and students onto the court. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Could Your Computer Please Be More Polite? Thank you

Carnegie Mellon University method automatically makes requests more polite.

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CMU Celebrates Picturephone's 50th Anniversary by Recreating Historic First Call

CMU celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first public demonstration in Pittsburgh of AT&T's Mod II Picturephone. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Recent Graduate Awarded Yenching Academy Scholarship

The Yenching Academy works to build bridges between China and the world by bringing together students with talents for leadership and innovation. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Fifty Years Into "Picturephones," CMU Revamps Original Machine With Modern Twist

An SCS professor and historian team up to recreate first commercial video call

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Tartan Scholars Program Nurtures a Village

How a CMU initiative builds community to close opportunity gaps.

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Pandemic Safety Officers Step Up to Help Out

New volunteers are playing a vital role in the return to campus.

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FMCS Duo Manages CMU’s Deep-Cleaning Efforts

Charity Anderson and Dawn Roerink are overseeing an aggressive campus-wide deep-cleaning effort at Carnegie Mellon that will extend through the fall. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Brain Hitches Bows to Patterns

New research at CMU maps how the brain represents a particular sequence of actions when tying a knot. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Li Named Finalist for Jack Nicklaus Award

CMU golf programs are among the top teams in NCAA Division III. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Schwartz Named Head of Computational Biology Department

Multidisciplinary professor to succeed department's founder.

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Zazzle Using MHCI Capstone Ideas To Create New Products

An online marketplace benefits from collaboration with student teams.

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CMU Portugal Program Announces $23M Funding for R&D Projects

CMU Portugal is a partnership with the Government of Portugal that encourages collaboration between academia and industry in Portugal. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Electricity for All

CMU’s Destenie Nock has led a study to explicitly integrate a stakeholder's preference toward equality into an electricity planning problem. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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The Future of Pesticides and Fertilizers

Nanoparticle coating development could revolutionize the agricultural industry. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Applying Computer Graphics Techniques to Soft Robots

Researchers develop first real-time physics engine for flexible robotic materials.

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Students Animated To Showcase Moving Art

Carnegie Mellon University students are part of two online efforts to show student work in the field of animation. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Peter Adams Named Head of Carnegie Mellon's Engineering and Public Policy Department

Peter Adams, a Carnegie Mellon University professor and leading researcher in the field of air quality and environmental policy, has been named head of the Department of Engineering and Public Policy (EPP) at CMU. Read more at Carnegie Mellon…

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"I Will Prove You Wrong"

After graduating from Carnegie Mellon in 1986, Wen knew she wanted to "go off and conquer the world," acting on Broadway and the big screen. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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PLOS, CMU Announce APC-free Open Access Publishing Agreement

This partnership brings together two organizations that believe researchers should be able to access content freely, regardless of funds. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Self-Healing Devices Gain or Regain Function After Being Cut

Composite material enables new types of sensors, actuators.

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Experimental Course Captures Students' Experiences

In the ExCap course, students explore the affordances of unusual and experimental image capture technologies in revealing unseen realities. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Students Past and Present Start Food Delivery Service

Interdisciplinary CMU coalition finds a solution amidst quarantine.

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Enrichment Programs Help Children Build Knowledge

New research suggests enrichment programs help children solidify the information they have added to their wall of knowledge. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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COVID and Transportation: What’s Next for the Summer and Beyond

Experts speculate on the summer travel season and COVID's long-term impact on traffic and transportation systems. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Gibbons Will Receive ACM's Kanellakis Award

CMU professor recognized for seminal work on streaming algorithms.

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International Film Festival to Stream “Sorry We Missed You”

Carnegie Mellon Festival presents a special virtual screening and Pittsburgh premiere of new movie. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Zoom to Open New R&D Office Near Carnegie Mellon

Zoom announces that it will open an R&D office near Carnegie Mellon University. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Iris Lunar Rover Meets Milestone for Flight

CMU's student-designed robot will land on the moon in 2021.

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Students Without the Web

Online learning directives may exacerbate existing educational inequalities.

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Societal Behavior During, and After, the Pandemic

CMU researchers Brandy Aven and Denise Rousseau discuss societal changes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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New AI Enables Teachers to Rapidly Develop Intelligent Tutoring Systems

“Teaching computers to teach” is key, say Carnegie Mellon researchers. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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A Dramatic Shift

CMU professors pivot to remote learning with the help of alumni, industry professionals. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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IDeATe Students Adapt To Remote Learning

Shifting projects to digital methods has also influenced the CMU students’ usual documentation practices. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Sawyer Series: "Bread and Water," Food Insecurity and Sickness

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation granted CMU $225,000 for "Bread and Water: Access, Belonging and Environmental Justice in the City." Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Team Produces Face Shields for Essential Workers

Carnegie Mellon University has partnered with Global Links, a Pittsburgh-based nonprofit, to supply personal protective equipment (PPE) to community organizations that need them during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University…

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Carnegie Mellon Tackles the Digital Divide, Connects High-Need Students to Wi-Fi

CS Pathways is partnering with Meta Mesh Wireless Communities to provide free access to Wi-Fi in high-need communities in the Pittsburgh region. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Niche Helps Students Choose the Right College

Niche, created by CMU alumnus Luke Skurman, is now the nation's largest school search platform with 140 million reviews. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Nico Slate to Head Carnegie Mellon’s History Department

Noted social justice and community activist to succeed Donna Harsch.

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Hammer Earns NSF CAREER Award

The computer science professor's proposed project will apply her research interests in games and learning theory to the game streaming website Twitch.tv. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Fragkiadaki Earns NSF CAREER Award

The assistant professor’s research interests include computer vision, robot behavior learning and visual language grounding. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Team Supports Local School Districts

The CMU team consists of members from the Simon Initiative, CREATE Lab, the Entertainment Technology Center (ETC) and the School of Computer Science (SCS). Through virtual office hours, they are helping educators solve immediate and long-term…

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Carnegie Mellon Unveils Five Interactive COVID-19 Maps

Carnegie Mellon University today unveiled five interactive maps displaying real-time information on symptoms, doctor visits, medical tests and browser searches related to COVID-19 in the United States, including estimated disease activity at the…

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CMU Spinoff Uses AI to Address COVID-19

CMU spinoff Zensors is opening up their artificial intelligence to aid in the fight against COVID-19. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Self-reported COVID-19 Symptoms Show Promise for Disease Forecasts

Carnegie Mellon will soon be forecasting coronavirus activity several weeks ahead. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Pittsburgh's Food System

A first-of-its-kind study by a team of 19 Carnegie Mellon University students has estimated the carbon footprint of the entire food system of Allegheny County. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Responds to COVID-19

Carnegie Mellon University is responding to rapid changes both for its own students and providing resources for others.  Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Creativity Would Allow More Americans to Return to Work, Soon

Jonathan Caulkins doesn't know when America will return to work. Whenever it happens he knows it won't be normal. And he's fine with that. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Gelfand Center Pivots To Support Parents, Prospective Students

CMU organization connects Tartans with the K-12 community.

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CMU Career Center Adapts to Help Students Facing Uncertain Summer

Assistance like webinars, coaching and advising have gone virtual.

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Children’s School Shares Resources For At-Home Learning

The Carnegie Mellon University Children’s School is sharing its resources with the public as a way to help families who are home with preschoolers or kindergarteners, as well as educators who are teaching students from home. Read more at…

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The Future of AI is Female

Showcasing CMU's women in AI research across the career continuum.

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Jian Ma Wins Guggenheim Fellowship

The latest class of fellows was selected from almost 3,000 applicants based on their achievement and exceptional promise. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Facebook and Carnegie Mellon Team Up to Gather COVID-19 Symptom Data

Researchers seek county-level statistics to forecast pandemic in the U.S.

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Faculty win Carnegie Science Awards

Carmel Majidi won in the advanced manufacturing and materials category and Ryan Sullivan won in the environmental category. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Solidarity During the Coronavirus Crisis

A CMU Center for Ethics and Policy researcher created a Virtual Tip Jar that has been replicated to help service workers without work. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Emma Farrell To Compete in Jeopardy 2020 College Championship

Emma Farrell, a CMU senior, bested over 18,000 applicants to earn one of the 15 competitor spots in the Jeopardy 2020 College Championship. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Design Students Develop Interactive Coronavirus Map

Two juniors create map presenting aggregate data that's easy for all to understand Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Resources Available for Urgent COVID-19 Research

The High Performance Computing (HPC) Consortium empowers researchers to accelerate understanding of COVID-19 virus. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU, C3.ai, Microsoft, and Five Leading Research Universities Launch C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute

Carnegie Mellon University is joining five other leading universities, C3.ai and Microsoft Corporation to form a research consortium dedicated to accelerating the application of artificial intelligence to speed the pace of digital transformation…

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Rashmi Vinayak Wins NSF CAREER Award

The award will support the computer scientist’s work to improve the resource and energy efficiency of large-scale data centers. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Pittsburgh Welcomes Women in Data Science

Carnegie Mellon University’s Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences will host a virtual Women in Data Science event. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Offers Free Resources To Support Remote Teaching

The courseware combines an interactive textbook with learning activities, assessments, and rich simulations for teachers and students. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley Moves All Courses Online Until Further Notice

CMU-SV will continue ongoing operations and will allow non-essential staff and faculty to work remotely. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Computing at the Edges of the Earth — and Beyond

CMU's Brandon Lucia has developed hardware and software that enables reliable sensing and processing onboard simple, tiny satellites. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Behrmann Honored for Contributions to Science

Her research combines behavioral investigations and brain imaging techniques to understand how the brain interprets the eye signals. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon University Announces Landmark $2 Billion Campaign

Make Possible: The Campaign for Carnegie Mellon University will create resources to achieve a bold vision for the future. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Shambles To Trace George Romero's Steps

As director of “Night of the Living Dead,” Carnegie Mellon University alumnus George Romero is considered the godfather of the zombie genre. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon Endowment Reaches $2 Billion Milestone

Carnegie Mellon University's endowment reached $2 billion as of June 30, marking $116 million of growth during fiscal year 2019. Gifts and other additions contributed $59 million, while investment performance added $143 million. Distributions…

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Faith, Truth and Forgiveness: How Your Brain Processes Abstract Thoughts

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have leveraged machine learning to interpret human brain scans, allowing the team to uncover the regions of the brain behind how abstract concepts, like justice, ethics and consciousness, form. Read more at…

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ChairJam Puts Spin on Hackathon Concept

Carnegie Mellon University students and wheelchair users explore technology together to create entertainment experiences. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Residency Artists Create Performance Exploring Control, Empathy

The Miller Institute for Contemporary Art will present a "Bearance," at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16, the Braddock Carnegie Library. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Obituary: David William Miller Was an Acclaimed Scholar of Irish and Religious History

David William Miller, a renowned scholar of Irish and religious history at Carnegie Mellon University, died Sunday, Oct. 20. He was 79. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Hate vs. Understanding: Start the Conversation Forum on Hate Crimes

A Hate Crimes Forum will be held at Carnegie Mellon University's Jared L. Cohon University Center, on Oct. 30, 2019. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Department of Energy Awards Rollett $2.4 Million To 3D-Print Heat Exchangers

The project, led by Carnegie Mellon University, includes partners from across the U.S. with expertise on high-temperature materials. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Students Offer Green Twist to Twizzler Production Process

Working with the Hershey Company, Heinz College students helped optimize energy efficiency in the production process of their iconic licorice Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Research Illustrates Legacy of Latin American Comics

Digital humanities tools enrich analysis of books and strips created during the 20th century. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Shawn Brown Selected as the Director of the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

Shawn Brown has been selected as the next director of the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC), a joint research center of Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Eve Marder To Receive Andrew Carnegie Prize in Mind and Brain Sciences

CMU will award the Carnegie Prize in Mind and Brain Science to neuroscientist Eve Marder, who has pioneered studies of neural circuits. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Computational "Match Game" Identifies Potential Antibiotics

Computational biologists at Carnegie Mellon University have devised a software tool that can play a high-speed "Match Game" to identify bioactive molecules and the microbial genes that produce them so they can be evaluated as possible…

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Female-led Team Uses AI to Help Machines Play Nice with Humans

An interdisciplinary group of researchers from CMU has received a $2.8 million DARPA grant to enhance machine-human team collaborations. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon Engineering Deanship Endowed with $15 Million Gift

The gift from William and Nancy Strecker provides critical funds for major strategic priorities that advance the college’s initiatives. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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And our winners are ...

Five years after the inaugural winner gave his acceptance speech, each winner recounts the differences in their lives, their schools and their students'. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Using the Arts as a Pathway to Empathy

Excellence in Theatre Education Award winner Rachel Harry is a believer that theater education is going to save the world. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Archives Digitize Decades of Mellon Institute Records

Carnegie Mellon University Libraries have digitized hundreds boxes of records from the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CDC Funds Carnegie Mellon's Flu Forecasting Center

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has named Carnegie Mellon University as an Influenza Forecasting Center of Excellence, a five-year designation that includes $3 million in research funding. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University…

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Carnegie Mellon Faculty Awarded Grants To Advance the Field of Public Interest Technology

Two Carnegie Mellon University faculty members, Christopher Goranson and Yulia Tsvetkov, have each received grants of $90,000 from the Public Interest Technology University Network (PIT-UN). Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Tran Overcomes Setback, Engineers Final Year of Football, Master's Degree

Heart surgery couldn't sack Long Tran, a defensive end for the Carnegie Mellon University Tartans. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CompBio's Mohimani Going Big To Find New Antibiotics

CMU's Hosein Mohimani is one 60 young investigators receiving the National Institutes of Health Director's New Innovator Award this year. The $1.5 million award recognizes unusually creative, high-impact research efforts. Read more at…

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Dietrich College Launches the Humanities@CMU Initiative

The effort will identify areas for growth in education and research and create a stronger community of people interested in the humanities. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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HCII's McLaren Will Promote Educational Technology in Chile

With support from the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program, CMU\'s Bruce McLaren will spend the next three months in Valparaiso, Chile, jointly teaching a graduate-level course on educational technology at the Federico Santa María Technical…

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New Biological Approach Helps Robots Sense Chemicals

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon are working to develop soft robots that can sense and respond to chemical signals by biological methods. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Shines at Grace Hopper 2019

Dozens of students make trek from Pittsburgh to Orlando for the largest annual celebration of women in computing. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Simon Initiative Tool Helps Students Polish Writing Skills

Carnegie Mellon University’s Chris Neuwirth is helping students learn to write clearly through the help of an online tutoring tool. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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William Sanders Appointed Dean of Carnegie Mellon's Top-Ranked College of Engineering

William H. Sanders has been appointed as the next dean of the College of Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, effective January 1, 2020. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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"Push-pull" Dynamic in Brain Network is Key to Stopping Seizures

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have discovered that the spreading of seizures through the brain can be suppressed depending on the amount of pressure within the brain, an important discovery that may revolutionize the treatment of…

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The Arts Define Teacher Who Inspires Students' Journeys

When Marilyn McCormick was called to her principal's office, she thought she was in trouble. She couldn't have been more mistaken. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Heinz College Dean Krishnan Named National Academy of Public Administration Fellow

Heinz College Ramayya Krishnan has been selected by the National Academy of Public Administration for its 2019 Class of Academy Fellows. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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A Smarter Habitat for Deep Space Exploration

Mario Bergés, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering (CEE), is leading the Carnegie Mellon University research team working on Habitats Optimized for Missions of Exploration, or HOME, a NASA funded, multi-university Space…

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Andrew Gellman, Huaiying Zhang Receive Kaufman Foundation Awards

Two Carnegie Mellon University professors have received awards from the Charles E. Kaufman Foundation. Huaiying Zhang, assistant professor of Biological Sciences received a New Investigator Award and Andrew Gellman the Lord Professor of Chemical…

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Pittsburgh Spotlighted as Leader in Advancing Sustainable Development Goals

A forum during the 74th United Nations General Assembly today featured Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto and leaders from Carnegie Mellon University, Chatham University, the University of Pittsburgh and The Pittsburgh Foundation. Speakers highlighted…

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Department of English Puts Spotlight on Banned Books

Carnegie Mellon University is celebrating Banned Books Week through a website, book giveaway and lectures. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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The Sunniest Sociopath: Carrigan Breaks Out in "Barry"

At least sixteen Carnegie Mellon University alumni are nominated in 12 Emmy categories. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Expert Discusses Post-9/11 Al Qaeda, Security Issues

Colin Clarke, assistant teaching professor in Carnegie Mellon University’s Institute for Politics and Strategy, talks about Al Qaeda, white nationalist terrorism and recent events in the following Q&A. Read more at Carnegie Mellon…

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Do As I Say: Translating Language Into Movement

CMU researchers have developed a model that can translate text describing physical movements into simple computer-generated animations. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Modern Musicking Show a Big Hit with Students

Carnegie Mellon University's Lance LaDuke has struck a chord with students when it comes to a modern music education. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Faculty Receive NIH Grant To 3D Print New Class of Nanoparticle Neural Probes

CMU’s Rahul Panat and Eric Yttri have received a grant of $1.95 million from the National Institutes of Health. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Mill 19 Opening Signals New Era of Manufacturing

Carnegie Mellon University marks the opening of Mill 19, the home to the Manufacturing Futures Initiative and partner Advanced Robotics Manufacturing. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Climate Change Is Causing More Landslides, Machine Learning Can Help Predict Where

Carnegie Mellon University scientist Christoph Mertz wondered if he could use the deep learning to detect signs of impending landslides. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Study Finds Big Benefits in Embracing Vehicle Safety Tech

In the journal Accident Analysis and Prevention Carnegie Mellon researchers explain the costs and benefits of 3 driver-assist technologies. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Strawberries May Be Key To Developing an Insulin Pill

CMU researchers said the same chemical that makes strawberries red — pelargonidin — can help insulin be absorbed in the small intestine. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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First-Year Students Give Back on Service Day

Carnegie Mellon University first-year students fan out across Pittsburgh to volunteer at 21 community service organizations during Orientation's Service Day. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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A Toxic Truth: Lead Exposure Problems Linger In Soil, Air

Research shines new light on old environmental issues that continue to impact the health of children. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon Robotics Team Wins Initial DARPA Event

Team explorer performs impressively at subterranean challenge's tunnel circuit. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Pennsylvania's Solar Future Is Sunnier Thanks to Heinz College

Carnegie Mellon University students researched potential sites for large grid-scale solar installations in Southwestern Pennsylvania. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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New Model Shows Fire Emissions Pose Health Threats Hundreds of Miles from the Flames

Carnegie Mellon University researchers said the risks are greater and more widespread than most predictive models show. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Playfair: The Ultimate Icebreaker

The Class of 2023+ at Carnegie Mellon comes together for the first time for a series of games and challenges during Orientation 2019. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Culture on Display at Community Collage

Carnegie Mellon University's Community Collage features upper-class student performances for the incoming freshman class of 2023+. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Piano Day Pittsburgh Takes Music to the Streets

Event is the inspiration of Carnegie Mellon's Peter Stumpf.

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#MeToo Media Coverage Sympathetic to but Not Necessarily Empowering for Women

The #MeToo movement has encouraged women to share their personal stories of sexual harassment. While the movement amplifies previously unheard voices, a Carnegie Mellon University analysis of #MeToo media coverage shows accusers are often portrayed…

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CMU President Reflects on Life and Legacy of Andrew Carnegie

Carnegie Mellon University President Farnam Jahanian writes a letter to Andrew Carnegie reflecting upon Carnegie's legacy and the university for the 100th anniversary of his death. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Industrial Titan to Innovative Philanthropist

A century after Andrew Carnegie put his heart into the work, his bold legacy is one of innovation and education. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Good Vibrations Shows Signs of a Healthy Pig

Carnegie Mellon's Hae Young Noh and Pei Zhang are developing these sensors to track pig movement and manage pig health in a noninvasive way. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Kindergarten Conduct Linked to Earning Power as an Adult

New longitudinal research examined the association between childhood behaviors in kindergarten and annual earnings at ages 33 to 35 years. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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William Kramer Chosen To Lead Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

William Kramer has been selected as the next director of the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC), a joint research center of Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon Acquires Options To Expand its Presence at Hazelwood Green

Carnegie Mellon University has acquired options to expand its presence by 8.3 acres in Pittsburgh's Hazelwood Green revitalization project. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Veronica Hinman Appointed Head of Department of Biological Sciences

Veronica Hinman, an expert in the field of evolutionary and developmental biology and a member of the Carnegie Mellon University faculty since 2006, has been named head of the Department of Biological Sciences in the Mellon College of Science. Read…

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$5M Knight Foundation Investment Creates Center To Fight Online Disinformation

Carnegie Mellon has announced the creation of a research center dedicated to the study of online disinformation and its effects on democracy. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Scientists Weigh the Balance of Matter in Galaxy Clusters

An international team used data from the Local Cluster Substructure Survey measure the connections between dark matter, hot gas and stars. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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AI Advances 3D Printing With Soft Materials

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon have developed a hierarchical machine learning process that optimizes the outcomes of 3D printing silicone. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Research Identifies New Pathways for Sensory Learning in the Brain

Researchers have used automated technology to identify pathways activated when the brain rewires its circuits in response to experience. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Microscopy and VR Illuminate New Ways to Prevent and Treat Disease

Innovation enables better visualization and interpretation of data from cell microscopy. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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NSF Funds Bridges-2 Supercomputer at PSC

The $10-million system will expand national capacity for AI and serve nontraditional and traditional high-performance-computing communities. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Faculty Earn Presidential Early Career Awards

Carnegie Mellon University faculty members Yuejie Chi and Po-Shen Loh honored for their research. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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New App Aims to Teach Special Relativity Hands-On

Professor of Physics Ira Rothstein hopes to make understanding general relativity a little easier with a new smartphone app. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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NASA Selects Carnegie Mellon, Astrobotic To Build Lunar Robot

NASA has chosen Carnegie Mellon and Astrobotic to build a rover that will land on the moon as early as 2021. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Péraire Advances Software Engineering Field Through Education, Research and Service

Cécile Péraire has been working at the intersection of teaching and research in the field of software engineering for more than 15 years. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Researchers Say Most Productive Teams Include Different Kinds of Thinkers

To create optimal collaboration in a group, organizations should strike the right balance of different cognitive styles among participants. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon Shows LGBTQIA+ Pride

CMU marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots with various pride events.

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CMU, Lumen Learning Partner Delivery and Support of Evidence-Based Courseware

Carnegie Mellon University's Open Learning Initiative (OLI) and open education innovator Lumen Learning announced plans to provide coordinated delivery and support for OLI courseware. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Noam Brown Named MIT Technology Review 2019 Innovator Under 35

Noam Brown, a Ph.D. student in the Computer Science Department who helped develop an artificial intelligence that bested professional poker players, has been named to MIT Technology Review\'s annual list of Innovators Under 35 in the Visionary…

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Carnegie Mellon, Argo AI Form Center for Autonomous Vehicle Research with $15M Multiyear Grant

The agreement affirms Pittsburgh’s status as the "Capital of Autonomy" with CMU at the center of the growing industry. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Researchers Develop First Mind-controlled Robotic Arm Without Brain Implants

A team of researchers has made a breakthrough that could benefit paralyzed patients and those with movement disorders. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Online Atlas of Aquatic Insects Aids Water-Quality Monitoring

A new online field guide to aquatic insects in the eastern United States, macroinvertebrates.org, promises to be an important tool for monitoring water quality, enabling even novices to correctly identify freshwater insects inhabiting rivers, lakes…

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Researchers See Around Corners To Detect Object Shapes

Carnegie Mellon University researchers are part of a team who have used computer vision to see around corners. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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$10 Million Gift Endows Carnegie Mellon Deanship

Carnegie Mellon University Trustee and alumnus Lane Bess, and his wife, Letty, have made a $10 million gift to endow the dean's chair for the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon Unveils Inaugural Class in Athletics Hall of Fame

The list of 18 honorees from 12 sports is anchored by Carnegie Mellon’s first athletics director, several All-Americans and the 1926 football team, which shutout previously undefeated Notre Dame. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Wenner Named to Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program in Bioethics

The Greenwall Foundation has named Carnegie Mellon University’s Danielle Wenner among its Faculty Scholars for 2019-2022. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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In Their Own Words: Theater Community Shares Why Arts Education Matters

Since the Tony nominations were announced in May, CMU has spoken with many members of the Broadway community to learn what theatre education means to them. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon Alumni Bring Home 50th Tony Award

For the 10th time in the last 11 years, a Carnegie Mellon University graduate has won a Tony Award. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Billy Porter Brings Down the House Curtains

A "Kinky Boots" run provided the tools for Billy Porter's showstopping Tony Awards red carpet look. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Researchers Push Technology To Lessen Lost Luggage Woes

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University are searching for new ways to improve the tracking technology so airline passengers won't have to look for bags at the lost and found counter. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Libraries Convene Community of Scholars to Tackle Data Challenges

Carnegie Mellon University Libraries recently hosted a conversation on harnessing the power of artificial intelligence for scientific data discovery. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon Robot, Art Project To Land on Moon in 2021

CMU becomes space-faring university with payloads aboard Astrobotic lander.

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Madeline Michel Creates Space for Students To Find Voices

Madeline Michel's drama program at Monticello High School in Charlottesville, Virginia, has never been afraid to tackle difficult subjects. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Pipes and Drums Play On After Winning National Championship

The CMU Pipes and Drums Band took first place in the 2019 American Pipe Band Championships. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Alumna Play Powerful Roles on Broadway

Numerous CMU alumna are making their marks on Broadway. Learn what inspires them, what tools they use from CMU, and what advice they have. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Change is Music to Zervoulis' Ears

Meg Zervoulis remembers her mother taking her to see “The Lion King” on Broadway and seeing a woman conducting the pit orchestra. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Skinner Seeks to Build Up Female Artists

Emily Skinner’s first stage was her Kindergarten classroom in Richmond, Virginia, where her teacher offered Skinner a chance to perform for her classmates. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Silverman Is a Broadway Champion for Diversity

Leigh Silverman didn't set out to make history when she assembled an all-female creative team for the 2018 Broadway production of "The Lifespan of a Fact," she just wanted the best. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Lloyd Brings Unique, Bold Voice to Broadway

Kristolyn Lloyd’s noteworthy career has included roles on television and on and Off Broadway. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Lindsay Finds Her Path to Broadway

Kara Lindsay’s birthday wish came true, putting her on a course to the world’s mecca of live theater. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Light Illuminates Human Rights Causes

Two-time Tony Award-winner Judith Light will receive this year's Isabelle Stevenson Award. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Eisenhauer Lights Up Broadway

For Peggy Eisenhauer light is more than just illumination — it has a musical quality and rhythm. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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deRoy Builds Connections on Broadway

As one of Broadway’s most prolific producers, Jamie deRoy helps get productions up, running and funded. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Wagner's "Pretty Woman" a Record-breaker on Broadway

Returning to her theater roots, powerhouse film producer Paula Wagner has brought the musical adaptation of the beloved 1990 movie "Pretty Woman" to the stage. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Coleman Offers Sound Advice for Women on Broadway

Liz Coleman is a “sound sister,” very much in tune with her professional and personal journey. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Researchers Create Soft, Flexible Materials with Enhanced Properties

Polymer chemists and engineers from Carnegie Mellon have developed a new methodology to create a class of stretchable polymer composites with enhanced electrical and thermal properties. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Team Receives $19 Million from DARPA To Create Noninvasive Brain Interface

A team of researchers from Carnegie Mellon is starting a project to design and implement a high-resolution, noninvasive neural interface that can be used as a wearable device. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Mellon College of Science Students Named Goldwater Scholars

William Fahy, and Jung Joo Suh, both students in CMU's Mellon College of Science, are among this year's 496 recipients of the scholarship. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Researchers Identify How Learning and Decision-Making Share a Common Underlying Brain Mechanism

In two papers, researchers shed light on how specific circuits in the brain can simultaneously make decisions and learn from their outcomes. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Graduate Course Shines Light on Energy Market Opportunities

A new course energized graduate students in CMU’s Tepper School of Business to learn about the challenges of the modern electricity market. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Bess, Dempo Join CMU Board of Trustees

Lane Bess, a 1983 graduate of the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and Shrinivas Dempo, a 1995 MBA graduate of the Tepper School of Business, join the 45-person panel. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Leslie Odom, Jr. To Give Keynote Address at CMU Commencement

Best known for his role in the musical "Hamilton," Odom, jr. will deliver the keynote address at Carnegie Mellon's 122nd Commencement. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Couple Graduates From CMU a Second Time

Graduate school is unlike any other experience. That uniqueness grows even more when your spouse joins the same cohort in an MBA program. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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RoboTutor Team Awaits Global Learning XPRIZE Results

Winning team gets $10 million, but ultimate goal is boosting literacy for millions worldwide. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Green Energy Nudges Come With a Hidden Cost

Simple interventions have become increasingly popular, but may reduce support for more effective climate change policies. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Bajpai Wins 2019 K&L Gates Prize

Graduating senior discovered her passion for teaching at SCS.

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Graduates Share Stories of Their CMU Experience

Students graduating in Carnegie Mellon University's Class of 2019 have come a long way. Here are some of their stories. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Graduating Student Made the Most of “Mistake”

When Samuel Belaye received an acceptance letter from Carnegie Mellon and an offer for a scholarship, he believed it was a mistake. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Master's Student Designs Teaching Hospital for Haitian Village

Nikhita Bhagwat dedicated her architecture master's thesis to a 16-week independent study project that allowed her to document and design a teaching hospital in Neply. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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While Losing 100+ pounds, David White Gains New Perspective

Attending college can be transformational. But for David White, the past four years at Carnegie Mellon has transformed him more than most. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Researchers Make Transformational AI Seem "Unremarkable"

AI must be unobtrusive to be accepted as part of clinical decision making. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Collision-Detecting Suitcase, Wayfinding App Help Blind People Navigate Airports

Researchers, Pittsburgh International Airport seek to increase independence of travelers with vision impairments. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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OpenSimon Toolkit To Make Every Classroom a Learning Laboratory

Carnegie Mellon has launched OpenSimon — a learning engineering community that will catalyze a revolution in learning and teaching for the world’s educational institutions. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Dataset Bridges Human Vision and Machine Learning

Neuroscience, computer vision collaborate to better understand visual information processing. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Six Students, Alumni Named Fulbright Award Winners

Six Carnegie Mellon University seniors and alumni have been awarded Fulbrights to conduct research and teach. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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A Global Lens

Global Medical Brigades students bring eye-opening change to medical clinic in Panama.

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Four Appointed to Highest Faculty Standing at Carnegie Mellon

Peter Cooke, Neil Donahue, Sara Kiesler and Sridhar Tayur have been elevated to the rank of University Professor, the highest distinction a faculty member can achieve at CMU. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Computer Science Idea Triggers First Kidney-Liver Transplant Swap

Sandholm says multi-organ exchanges could boost number of transplants.

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Statement In Support of UNC Charlotte

We send our thoughts, prayers and deepest sympathies to the families and friends of the shooting victims, and to the campus community at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Team Breaks Ground With Batteryless Computing Device

CMU researchers have demonstrated machine learning inference using deep neural networks on a batteryless, intermittent computing device. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Physicist Benjamin Hunt Named 2019 Cottrell Scholar

The awards recognize the recipients' leadership in integrating science teaching and research at universities and undergraduate institutions. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Five Carnegie Mellon Alumni Nominated for 11 Tony Awards

Producer Jamie deRoy led the way with six nominations, three each for Best New Musical and Best Play. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU, University of Pretoria Create New Partnership For Human Rights Accountability

The partnership will pursue joint projects and academic activities that will foster human rights accountability through the use of technology. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Works To Promote Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Year-Round

CMU participates in initiatives aimed to make campus a safe environment by lowering the rate of sexual assault and providing resources to victims. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Student-led Course Prepares Beginners for Marvel's Endgame

A group of CMU students teach film theory using the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Bosch Chair Enters New Era

As CyLab director, Carnegie Mellon University’s Lorrie Cranor has received the Bosch Distinguished Professorship in Security and Privacy Technologies. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Lorrie Cranor, Brian Kovak Named Andrew Carnegie Fellows

The Carnegie Mellon University faculty members are two of 32 distinguished scholars and writers selected from nearly 300 nominations. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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A New Way To Learn About Learning

Aliens, video games and brain patterns provide insights into adult learning. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Life@CMU Measures Student Stress, Depression

Commissioned by the Office of the Provost and the Task Force on the CMU Experience, the Life@CMU Project examined student behavior over the course of a semester, and looked at how factors such as stress and sleep affected, and in some cases…

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CMU Students Coach High Schoolers Through Financial Lessons

At Moneythink CMU, a group of volunteers teach financial literacy to students at local high schools. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Town Hall Gets to the Heart of Humanities at CMU

A gathering in Carnegie Mellon’s Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences drew faculty, staff and students to discuss the state of the humanities. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Students Confront Food Insecurity on College Campuses

To tackle the problem of food insecurity on campuses, Carnegie Mellon University students partnered with peers from across the U.S. from to develop solutions. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Mandelbaum Elected Spokesperson for LSST Dark Energy Science Collaboration

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope is in its final stages of construction. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Zhou Named Paul and Daisy Soros Fellow

Carnegie Mellon computer science student Helen Zhou is one of 30 students to be named a 2019 fellow out of more than 1,700 applicants. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Student Architects Design Carnival Archway

A group of students from the School of Architecture designed this year's Spring Carnival official entrance archway. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon, Lumen Learning Partner To Expand Support for Evidence-based Learning Materials

Carnegie Mellon’s Simon Initiative and open courseware provider Lumen Learning today announced a partnership to share tools for developing, evaluating and continuously improving evidence-based learning materials. Read more at Carnegie…

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Buggy Races Keep Rolling at Carnegie Mellon

Sweepstakes, also known as Buggy, racing has come a long way at Carnegie Mellon University. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Katayama Wins Inaugural MTV RE:DEFINE Art Award

Shohei Katayama received the award for his temporary installation "Kintsukuroi | Golden Repair," which he made during while sailing around the Arctic Circle. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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David Shribman Recalls Newspaper Career

David Shribman, CMU's new Scholar-in-Residence, reminisces about his Pulitzer-Prize winning career in newspapers. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Media Advisory: Carnegie Mellon Celebrates Spring Carnival

Carnegie Mellon's annual Spring Carnival and Reunion Weekend is set for April 11-13, featuring dozens of events, including amusement rides, buggy races and theater performances. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Tony & Grammy Winner Leslie Odom, Jr. To Deliver Commencement Address

Best known for his role in the musical "Hamilton," Odom, jr. will deliver the keynote address at Carnegie Mellon's 122nd Commencement. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Getting Back to Fundamentals at Three Minute Thesis Finals

Carnegie Mellon University's Bhuwan Dhingra took first place for explaining his research and its importance in under three minutes. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU's Smell PGH Air Pollution Reporting App Goes National

The Smell MyCity app is being rolled out today in Louisville, Kentucky, with plans to do the same in Portland, Oregon, later this year. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Students Hack Into Minds of Top Cybersecurity Experts

At the Women in CyberSecurity Conference, Carnegie Mellon students are networking with female leaders in cybersecurity and making lifelong connections. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Technology, Music and Art Come Together at TripTech

For three days, the teaching, coding and hip-hop worlds will converge at Carnegie Mellon University's first-ever TripTech event. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Johnson Moves Research to How Robots Climb Rocky Terrain

The associate professor in mechanical engineering has won an Army Research Office's Young Investigator Award for his work. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Rethink The Rink With Pittsburgh Penguins, Covestro Begins Year Two

"Make-a-thon 2019" explores innovation opportunities in player safety equipment. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Thanking and Apologizing: Talk That Isn't Cheap

A paper from Carnegie Mellon University researchers explains understanding why thanking and apologizing, as well as bragging and blaming, matter so much. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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The Balance of AI, Ethics and the Military

CMU expert discusses university's role in shaping nationwide discussion.

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Engineers Look Beyond 5G

To support this beyond-5G network of the future, Professor Jeyanandh Paramesh and his students have created a new chip design. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Zimmerman To Speak on Accessible Transportation Panel at SXSW

Millions of people use John Zimmerman's design daily without ever realizing.

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Carnegie Mellon University and Army Research Lab Announce $72 Million Cooperative Agreement

Carnegie Mellon will lead a consortium to accelerate the research and development of Advanced Algorithms, Autonomy, and Artificial Intelligence. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Material That Moves

Lining Yao, an assistant professor at CMU's Human Computer Interaction Institute, is the director of the Morphing Matter Lab. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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#CMUatSXSW

From panel discussions to CMU-specific programming, Carnegie Mellon will touch a wide range of topics at SXSW in Austin, Texas. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU's Choset To Receive Engelberger Robotics Award

Honor recognizes excellence in robotics, service to mankind

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Musicologist Celebrates Indigenous Stories Through Sights and Sounds

Carnegie Mellon Musicologist Alexa Woloshyn is studying the history and future of indigenous peoples in the Pittsburgh region. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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New Study Examines How Tiny Gas Pockets Affect 3D Printing

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon and Argonne National Laboratory have identified how gas pockets form — a discovery that could improve the 3D printing process. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Energy Week 2019 Explores What's Next in Energy Innovation

The Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation at Carnegie Mellon University will hold CMU Energy Week 2019 from March 25-28. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Jahanian To Deliver Keynote Address at MIT College of Computing Launch Event

Carnegie Mellon University President Farnam Jahanian will serve as a keynote speaker as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology publicly launches its Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing on Feb. 27, as part of a three-day event. Read more…

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Gift to Advance Mechanical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon

$10 million commitment will endow department headship, support construction of new building. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Duo Selected as Finalist for NFL's Inaugural Big Data Bowl

Freshmen Brendon Gu and Peter Wu are finalists in the NFL's inaugural Big Data Bowl. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon University Announces Two Leadership Positions

Key Nuttall has been named vice president for Marketing and Communications and Stan Waddell has been appointed associate vice president and chief information officer. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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New Method Identifies Which Asthma Patients Respond to Systemic Corticosteroids

Computational tool could help relieve suffering for patients not helped by mainline therapy. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Three CMU Faculty Members Receive Sloan Research Fellowships

They are among 126 recipients of 2019 Sloan Research Fellowships, which honor early career scholars. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Researchers Discover Information Bottlenecks Between Brain Areas

A new study published in Neuron looks at how populations of neurons interact between brain areas. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon and Lockheed Martin Sign Research Agreement

Master agreement will strengthen CMU's long-standing ties with company. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Statement on White House Launch of the American AI Initiative

Carnegie Mellon issues a statement on the White House's new American AI Initiative. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Why Does Bribery Work?

Study investigates when and why bribes buy influence, and what lessens their effectiveness. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper Quad Earns LEED Gold Certification

The new home for the Tepper School of Business was recognized for limiting its environmental impact in construction and operations. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Students' Sculpture Takes Flight at Airport

School of Art MFA candidates commissioned for large scale sculpture.

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Institute for Politics and Strategy Graduate Students Explore Career Opportunities in Nation’s Capital

Students in the International Relations and Politics Accelerated Master’s Program traveled to Washington, D.C., to receive a first-hand glimpse in international relations career pathways. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Sara Kiesler Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Kiesler, the Hillman Chair Emerita of Computer Science and Human-Computer Interaction, receives one of the highest professional distinctions. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Time-shift TV does not reduce amount of live TV, ads consumers watch

Carnegie Mellon, Erasmus University Rotterdam, and Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics, looks at time-shift technology. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Pileggi named ECE department head

Larry Pileggi was selected for his leadership in the field and his vision for the next phase of the department's growth. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Exploring Languages and Cultures Speaks to CMU Students

Nearly half of CMU students take modern language courses.

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Executive Leadership Academy at CMU Welcomes Inaugural Cohort Participants

The Advanced Leadership Initiative is a regional initiative whose mission is to address corporate diversity by investing in African-American executive talent. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Weaponizing Social Media: Heinz College Experts Discuss Troll Farms, Fake News

Social media platforms have proven to be an efficient means of propagating disinformation and sowing division. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Neural Nets Supplant Marker Genes in Analyzing Single Cell RNA Sequencing

CMU's scQuery web server uses new method to determine cell types, identify key genes. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon Hosts Activation of U.S. Army AI Task Force

The partnership augments the Army’s long-standing commitment to future technology, while strengthening ties to fundamental research in academia. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon Historian, Collaborating Artists Debut "Casop: A Requiem for Rice"

New symphonic work tells stories of slaves on Lowcountry rice plantations.

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Prospective Students Get a Taste of Life at Carnegie Mellon

CMU is committed to diversity and inclusion, says dean of admission.

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Alumni Awarded Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh Grant

Honor salutes their animated film they started as undergraduates.

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Emery N. Brown Awarded CMU's Dickson Prize in Science

Renowned scientist will lecture on "The Dynamics of the Unconscious Brain Under General Anesthesia," Jan. 31. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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"The Phantom 52" Among Animated Shorts at Sundance

CMU Drama Professor's film tells story of a lonely truck driver.

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Lorrie Faith Cranor Named Director of CMU's CyLab

Lorrie Faith Cranor is the next director of Carnegie Mellon's CyLab. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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NREC Building Its Largest Robot

Massive machine will use automated system to protect Mighty Mississippi with concrete mats. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon Acquires Oakland Property from Pittsburgh Filmmakers/Pittsburgh Center for the Arts

CMU has outlined plans for its College of Fine Arts to use the facility for collaborative, digital media initiatives. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CDC Says Carnegie Mellon's Flu Forecasts Once Again Most Accurate

CMU's epidemiological forecasting systems get top marks four years in a row. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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RFID Tag Arrays Track Body Movements, Shape Changes

Washable, battery-free tags could be cheaply embedded in clothing.

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Chemical Engineering Team Shakes Up Emulsion Research

Chemical Engineering professors are using electric fields to provide better control of emulsions. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Engineering Researchers Find When Power Goes Out, Pollution Rises

Ph.D student DeVynne Farquharson and professors Paulina Jaramillo and Constantine Samaras published their findings in Nature Sustainability. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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As Advertised? Exposing Lies About VPN Server Locations

Zack Weinberg was conducting a study about web censorship when he noticed something a little odd. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon's Tepper School Launches Part-Time Flex MBA

New flexible format begins fall 2019 for Pittsburgh-area professionals.

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Parrot Genome Analysis Reveals Insights into Longevity, Cognition

Genome of blue-fronted Amazon parrot compared with 30 other bird species.

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Company With CMU Roots Turns Smart Devices into Smoke Detectors

The company is working with manufacturers of security systems and baby monitors to implement a software solution that augments traditional home smoke alarms. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Research Drives Economic Case for Electric Semi-Trucks

Researchers say the time has come to start investing in electric semi-trailer trucks. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Bible Readings Help Create New Multilingual Dataset

New resource can be used to build text-to-speech systems for hundreds of languages. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Students Delve Beneath the Surface in Art, Music Performance

For the second consecutive year, Carnegie Mellon students illuminated the dark corridors and winding passageways of a limestone mine with art installations, musical performances and costumed movement. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Army AI Task Force Selects Carnegie Mellon as New Hub

Carnegie Mellon University has been selected as the hub of the United States Army's AI Task Force launched earlier this fall. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Computer Science Student Named Schwarzman Scholar

The Schwarzman Scholars program prepares future global leaders to meet the geopolitical challenges of the 21st century. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Alumna, Writer, Director, Named Marshall Scholar

Nielsen plans to use her scholarship to grow as a storyteller.

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Carnegie Mellon Physicist Wins 2019 Davisson-Germer Prize

The award recognizes Feenstra's pioneering developments of the techniques and concepts of spectroscopic scanning tunneling microscopy. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Grant Helps Carnegie Mellon, University at Buffalo Improve Transit Access

Renewed federal grant supports research on transportation for people with disabilities. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Disrupting Opioid Addiction

Students aim to create preemptive tool to ID high-risk users.

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PopSci Recognizes Wheel-Track With "Best of What's New" Award

The reconfigurable wheel-track can transform from one mode to the other in less than two seconds while the vehicle is in motion. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Farber, Lowry Elected to AAAS

AAAS is the world's largest general scientific society and publisher of several highly regarded journals, including "Science." Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Student Joins International Delegates To Help Create Positive Social Change

CMU Australia student Zaidul Alam is using his skills and expertise to help young people learn more about the technology industry. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon Rises Against Hunger

The Carnegie Mellon University community packaged 200,000 dehydrated meals in just two hours on Saturday, Nov. 17. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Aryn Gittis Receives Society for Neuroscience Career Development Award

Janett Rosenberg Trubatch Award Recognizes Creativity and Originality in Research. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon Names James H. Garrett Provost

Carnegie Mellon University has named James H. Garrett, Jr. as the university’s next provost and chief academic officer after a rigorous, comprehensive and international search. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Gindroz Travel Prize Inspires New Student Works

Akhavijou, Lefkowitz will showcase the results of their international travel, Nov. 16-17. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon University, Microsoft Join Forces To Advance Edge Computing Research

Microsoft will provide Azure AI services, Azure Data Box Edge and Azure Stack with partner Intel for CMU's Living Edge Laboratory. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Lyme Disease Predicted To Rise In U.S. as Climate Warms

EPA Says Increase is an indicator of climate change.

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CSD's Sandholm, Brown To Receive Minsky Medal

Their Libratus AI program was the first to beat top no-limit poker professionals.

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New President’s Postdoctoral Fellows Bring Critical Perspectives to CMU

CMU offers postdoctoral fellowship opportunities to outstanding scholars in all fields whose research, service and other academic pursuits will contribute to diversity and equal opportunities. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Shaping Technology for the 21st Century

Approach uses wireless sensors to allow ordinary objects to share data about their geometry. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Crane Receives Packard Fellowship

The fellowship recognizes innovative early-career researchers and includes $875,000 to aid in each fellow's research for five years. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Researchers Reinventing the Wheel for Vehicles of the Future

Shape-shifting tires, digital driving assistants could enable safe driving over all kinds of terrain. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Jahanian Installed as Carnegie Mellon's 10th President

The elegant ceremony celebrated with a nod to the university's impressive past and a bold, enthusiastic eye toward its limitless future. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon University To Build New Scaife Hall

Lead grant from Allegheny Foundation kicks off latest project in revitalization of institution's engineering buildings. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon To Increase Student Aid with $50 Million Scholarship Commitment

Alumni couple pledges largest scholarship gift in university history.

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Tris Jahanian: Ambassador, Entrepreneur, Mother

The next time you swipe your card at an ATM machine that isn't affiliated with your regular bank, think of Tris Jahanian. You're probably using her software. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Inauguration Day Symposium Puts Spotlight on CMU's Expertise, Influence

Inauguration Day will celebrate CMU President Farnam Jahanian, his strategic vision for the university's future, and the expertise of its faculty and researchers. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Sound, Vibration Recognition Boost Context-Aware Computing

New methods help smart devices detect what's happening around them. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Matyjaszewski Wins ACS Award in the Chemistry of Materials

The award recognizes creative work and outstanding contributions in the chemistry of materials. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Student-Created Online Tool Wins $79K Grant from Mozilla

Wick Editor, a free and open-source tool for creating games, animation and interactive media. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Reducing CO2 Emissions Could Help Power Plants Use Less Water

CMU professors Haibo Zhai and Ed Rubin say governmental mandates to decrease CO2 emissions could reduce water use in the power industry. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Daryl Weinert Appointed Chief of Staff

Weinert will serve as a trusted, confidential adviser to the president, helping to implement the university’s priorities and goals in close collaboration with senior university leadership and external stakeholders. Read more at Carnegie…

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Artist Embraces Alternative Perspectives on Race

"Cry, Baby" at The Andy Warhol Museum marks the first museum solo exhibition by CMU Assistant Professor Devan Shimoyama. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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New CMU Degree Prepares Researchers for AI-Directed Experimentation

Artificial intelligence will drive more decisions in biological experiments. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Limiting Access to Patient Records Hurts Care, Researchers Say

CMU team says sharing electronic records is as simple as choosing the right vendor. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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#CMUatGHC: Women in Tech Aim for More Digital Connections

CMU students, faculty, alumni and staff were among the attendees at this year's Grace Hopper Celebration, the world's largest gathering of women technologists. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Three CMU Alumni Inducted into the National Academy of Engineering

Alumni were honored for their contributions to computer and electrical engineering, bioengineering and petroleum engineering. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Alumna Leads Mexico's Efforts to Digitally Transform Government

Yolanda Martínez Mancilla serves in the Office of the President of Mexico as national digital strategy coordinator. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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San Juan Mayor, Alumna Says Technology can Transform Communities

CMU alumna Carmen Yulín Cruz, discussed efforts in reviving the island of Puerto Rico after it was devastated by a hurricane in 2017. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Mitchell Named CMU’s Interim Dean of School of Computer Science

Tom Mitchell, the E. Fredkin University Professor of Machine Learning and Computer Science, is a pioneer in artificial intelligence and machine learning. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon Team Dives Into DARPA Subterranean Challenge

Carnegie Mellon will compete in DARPA's Subterranean Challenge, a multi-year robotics competition with a $2 million prize in which robots will autonomously search tunnels, caves and underground structures. Read more at Carnegie Mellon…

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Carnegie Mellon Will Help Build 3D Cellular Map of Human Body

The National Institutes of Health's HuBMAP promises deep insight into how different tissues function. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Researchers Explore New Frontiers in Neuroscience

It is now possible to watch concepts "grow" in the brain as its properties are being learned. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Atal Awarded Fulbright To Teach English in Thailand

Recent biological sciences and English graduate Apeksha Atal has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship. In just a few weeks, the Carnegie Mellon University alumna will begin her year of service teaching English in the Thailand…

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CMU Delegation at "Summer Davos" Discusses Role of Education, Creativity on Innovation

World Economic Forum meeting in Tianjin looks at how technology is changing societies. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Alumna Uses Tech To Disrupt, Democratize Art Collecting

Subscription service allows you to rent art with an option to exchange or buy. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Shine Registry Gives Entrepreneurs Way To Ask for Supplies, Services, Support

Through Shine Registry, entrepreneurs create registries of products and services they need to get their enterprise off the ground. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Scheier Honored by American Psychological Association for Distinguished Scientific Contributions

He becomes eighth Carnegie Mellon faculty member to receive this lifetime achievement award. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon's Miller ICA Presents "Paradox: The Body in the Age of AI" Oct. 5-Feb. 3

The exhibition includes national and international artists whose work explores issues connected to technology and the body. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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New Associate Deans Join University Libraries

A.M. Salaz and Brian Matthews have been named associate deans for University Libraries at Carnegie Mellon University, effective Dec. 1. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Beyond Deep Fakes: Transforming Video Content Into Another Video's Style, Automatically

Applications include movie production, self-driving cars, robot training. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Alumnus Imagines Ways For Audiences To Experience Perception

Carnegie Mellon University alumnus Jeremy Lasky's fascination with superheroes as a child has served him well as an adult. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Joins Carnegie Mellon University

Secretary Anthony Foxx has been appointed distinguished executive in residence at CMU for the 2018-2019 academic year. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Undergraduate Business, Engineering Move Upward in US News Rankings

CMU\'s undergraduate business and engineering programs both moved upward to No. 6 in U.S. News and World Report’s 2019 Best College Ranking. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU’s Scott Institute for Energy Innovation Selected To Expand American-Made Solar Prize

The Scott Institute is one of five organizations selected to facilitate and grow the American-Made Solar Prize, which is designed to encourage innovation and revitalize U.S. solar manufacturing. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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State Department Selects Skinner as Senior Policy Adviser

Carnegie Mellon\'s Kiron Skinner has been named senior policy adviser to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and will also serve as director of policy planning, one of the State Department’s most influential positions. Read more at Carnegie…

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Actuation Gives New Dimensions to an Old Material

Specially prepared paper can bend, fold or flatten on command.

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Campbell Joins CMU as Executive Director for the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion

She will provide critical leadership for the center's team and initiatives. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Researchers Suggest "Modal Shift" in Freight Industry To Reduce Emissions

CMU researchers are studying the environmental benefits of shifting the transportation of freight from highways to waterways and railways. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Shen's Spectacular Supersolder

CMU Sheng Shen has created a material with twice the thermal conductivity of conventional solders. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Vote in SXSW PanelPicker

Each year, #CMUatSXSW shows Austin and the world how the work happening at Carnegie Mellon University is shaping the world. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Michael McQuade Named Vice President for Research

The new position of vice president for research will strengthen and support research, creativity and entrepreneurship at CMU. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Gehling's "Dave" is a Politician Everyone Likes

CMU alumnus Drew Gehling is pleasing both sides of the aisle, starring in an apolitical story about politics. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon Joins Meltwater To Advance Data Science

New AI platform will help students, researchers rapidly solve real-world problems. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Chemical Engineers Simplify Models Via AI

Researchers in the Department of Chemical Engineering are using a novel machine learning approach to build simple, but accurate models for applications that can be used to make sense of massive amounts of data quickly. Read more at Carnegie Mellon…

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CMU Alumni Tag Team Their Way Through Hollywood

CMU's Victor Quinaz stars in nine episodes of "GLOW"'s second season while classmate Sian Heder directed one of them. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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How a Computer Learns To Dribble: Practice, Practice, Practice

Deep reinforcement learning makes basketball video games look more realistic.

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Mertz Named Interim Director for CMU's Information Systems Program

IS is undergraduate program for students who want to lead change for organizations and societies using technology and information systems. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Scott Institute Names Siefken First Executive Director

Anna J. Siefken has been named the inaugural executive director of Carnegie Mellon’s Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation, effective Aug. 1. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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High School Students Learn about Careers, College Life at CMU-Q Summer Program

Students spent three weeks learning about careers in science, technology and business during CMU-Q's Summer College Preview Program. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Down to Earth: Joe-Wong Earns NSF Award To Bring Data Processing Out of the Cloud

CMU's Carlee Joe-Wong is working to establish the economic foundations for the next generation of computing. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU's Lowry Weighs in On Future of Agriculture

A new National Academies report identifies research opportunities to transform U.S. food production by 2030. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Whitehead's Research Could Revolutionize Medicine with Cutting-Edge Science

CMU's Katie Whitehead is leading the way with research that could one day enable personalized RNA therapies. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Students Learn How To Speak Up! About Their Studies

The Speak Up! seminar series helps undergraduate students express their research through public speaking. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Faculty, Students Aim To Drive Autonomous Vehicle Policies for Pittsburgh

Carnegie Mellon students and faculty recently met with Pittsburgh civic leaders to discuss new policy recommendations for autonomous vehicles. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Smarter Cars = Smarter Cities

Students and faculty in the Heinz College are using technology and analytics to create better access to cars and car services. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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The Gaia Sausage: The Major Collision that Changed the Milky Way Galaxy

An team of astronomers, including CMU\'s Sergey Koposov, has discovered an ancient and dramatic head-on collision between the Milky Way and a smaller object, dubbed the “Sausage” galaxy. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Establishing Public Trust in Smart Cities

CMU expert David Danks says the key is to focus on the psychological, sociological and ethical consequences of new technologies. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Avocados Staying Riper Longer Thanks to CMU Alumnus

James Rogers' company, Apeel Sciences, has been working to extend the shelf life of fruits and vegetables. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Smarter Cities Start Underground

Carnegie Mellon students have built a system to facilitate better coordination among public utility companies during construction projects. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Partners with Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence To Accelerate AI Research

Bosch is establishing a Pittsburgh lab, investing $8 million in CMU research and hiring a leading AI expert. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Cohen-Karni Wins Young Innovator Award for Research on Heart Cells

His work sets the stage for deeper investigations into heart arrhythmias and disease such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Award-winning Game Prism Explores Facets of Autism

Four ETC projects were recognized by this year's International Serious Play awards. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon Neuroscientists Map Brain's Response to Cold Touch

The findings provide an experimental model that will advance research into conditions like pain and hypersensitivity to cold. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Celebrates LGBTQ+ Pride

CMU students, staff, faculty and alumni showed their support for the LGBTQ+ community on Sunday, June 10, in Pittsburgh. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon Alumna Jamie deRoy Wins Three Tony Awards

CMU, Tony Awards honor excellence in theatre education award winner.

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"Today, We Work" Airs During Tony Awards

Andrew Carnegie famously said, "My heart is in the work." At Carnegie Mellon University, we think about work a little differently. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Drama Puts Alumni in the Spotlight Backstage

Whether it's in front of the camera or behind the scenes, alumni from CMU's School of Drama have risen to stardom. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Cameras Provide 24-hour Monitoring Of Industrial Sites

New Mon Valley breathe cams document sources of visual pollution.

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"No Assembly Required" for CMU Students, Faculty at Science Friday's Pittsburgh Show

Robots who converse, provide empathy and play music were among the reasons NPR's "Science Friday" visited Pittsburgh to chat with CMU experts. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU's Qian Drives Big Data To Improve Transportation Systems

The National Science Foundation awarded Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Sean Qian a CAREER Award. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Researchers Seek To Create Self-Assessing Robots

Autonomous systems need to predict, monitor, judge their own performance.

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Tepper Will Give Keynote Address at Carnegie Mellon Commencement

David A. Tepper will be the keynote speaker at Carnegie Mellon's 121st Commencement. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Tool Lets Planners Visualize Urban Future

The "3-D Visualization Project" is an interdisciplinary research project led by CMU's Remaking Cities Institute. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Flying High: Carnegie Mellon Rocket Command Wins NASA Altitude Award

The student launch competition challenges teams to design, build, test and fly a high-powered, reusable rocket while carrying a payload. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Marculescu Aims To Bring Machine Learning Down from the Cloud

Diana Marculescu is discovering efficient and accurate ways to run machine learning applications on mobile devices instead of relying solely on the cloud. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Shen Puts High-Tech Spin on Polymers

When the associate professor of mechanical engineering talks about his work with polymer nanofibers, he compares it to a spider spinning its web. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Simulations, Sensors Provide Insight into Health of Transportation Infrastructure

CMU researchers are working across many disciplines to create technologies that will improve and extend the life of transportation infrastructure. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon Launches Undergraduate Degree in Artificial Intelligence

SCS has created the new degree in response to the growing demand by students and employers for training that prepares people for careers in AI. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Veloso Takes Leave to Join J.P. Morgan

In this newly created position, Veloso will establish an AI research capability at J.P. Morgan. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Six Carnegie Mellon Alumni Nominated for 12 Tony Awards

The Nominees represent lighting, sound and costume design; acting and producing.

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Four Professors Earn Highest Faculty Distinction

CMU faculty members Klatzky, Cindy Limauro, Lowell Taylor and Larry Wasserman have been named University Professors. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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School of Art's Senior Exhibition "DOT GOV" Opens May 4

The CMU exhibit will feature the work of 36 graduating seniors in art and the BXA Intercollege Degree programs in “DOT GOV.” Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Research into Printing Ceramics Could Break Industry Mold

B. Reeja Jayan has earned an NSF CAREER Award to further 3-D printing through electromagnetic waves. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Mahmood Sharif Named 2018 Symantec Fellow

Sharif, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is one three 2018 Symantec Research Labs Graduate Fellows. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Baruch Fischhoff Named 2018 Andrew Carnegie Fellow

The Carnegie Corporation of New York’s award will support writing of “Decisions." Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Bento Browser Makes it Easier To Search on Mobile Devices

The app eliminates "tab overload" associated with traditional browsers.

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Carley Honored With USGIF Academic Achievement Award

Kathleen Carley was recognized for her development of Dynamic Network Analysis theory and work on social network analysis techniques. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Cheap 3-D Printer Can Produce Self-Folding Materials

The CMU process takes advantage of a common printing defect.

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New Fund Invests in Future of CMU Innovators, Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs with a CMU connection will have access to a new fund that will award $500,000 to selected startups. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Pittsburgh International Airport, Carnegie Mellon University Partner To Form Aviation Innovation Laboratory

The goal is to enhance traveler experiences and airport operations while to developing systems and technologies for the aviation industry. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Trick a Member of FCC Team Honored for Operations Research

The FCC team created a revolutionary approach to meet the demand for the spectrum used for wireless communication in North America. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Alumnus Josh Groban To Co-Host Tony Awards June 10

Groban will co-host the 72nd Annual Tony Awards at 8 p.m. ET, Sunday, June 10 from Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Sara Kiesler Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

She joins 212 other notables in the Academy's Class of 2018, including former President Barack Obama, journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates and actor Tom Hanks. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Kirshner To Present 2018 Buhl Lecture, "Exploding Stars, Dark Energy and the Accelerating Cosmos"

Kirshner's research using supernovae to trace cosmic expansion was instrumental to the discovery of cosmic acceleration in 1998. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Leslie Odom, Jr. Helps To Spread Good News to 2018 Tony Nominees

CMU alumnus Leslie Odom, Jr. can check off another box on his accomplishments list. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Forecasting the Flu

Carnegie Mellon University's Delphi research group works to forecast national influenza activity. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Students Study How Design Impacts Artificial Intelligence

Design students at CMU are exploring ways to enhance our interactions with new technologies and the power of artificial intelligence. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU Energy Week To Tackle Pressing Challenges, April 4-6

The symposium brings together thought leaders to engage and collaborate on opportunities to tackle pressing energy challenges. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon Will Help Develop Camera To See Through Skin

The National Science Foundation awards $10 million to researchers at five universities. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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ETC Students Create Collaborative Virtual Reality Experience

A team at CMU's Entertainment Technology Center is working to make virtual classroom field trips a reality. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Barbara Shinn-Cunningham To Lead Carnegie Mellon's New Neuroscience Institute

The renowned auditory neuroscientist will help establish a new, cross-disciplinary neuroscience institute that will create innovative tools and technologies critical to advancing brain science. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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WWII Enigma Machines Among Computing Treasures Added to University Libraries Collection

Totaling more than 50 calculating machines, letters and books, the collection contains important items in the history of computing. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon Launches Block Center to Examine Societal Impact of Emerging Technologies

Keith Block and his wife have made a $15 million gift to establish the center and ensure advanced technology benefits the global community. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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AI Pioneer Tuomas Sandholm Receives Angel Jordan Professorship

The new chair honors late Carnegie Mellon provost and tech visionary. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon University Announces Kav?i?-Moura Professorships

The professorships will provide long-term support for scholars whose discoveries have the potential to impact the world where human life and technology meet. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Institute for Politics and Strategy Elevated to University-Wide Status

Originally founded in 2015, the institute serves as a center for initiatives in the fields of political science, international relations, national security policy and grand strategy. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Senior Awarded Gates Cambridge Scholarship To Study in United Kingdom

Established by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the scholarship funds awardees' postgraduate study at the University of Cambridge. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Five CMU Scientists Receive 2018 Sloan Research Fellowships

The fellowships honor early career scholars whose achievements put them among the very best scientific minds working today. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Pakistan Ambassador to U.S. To Speak at Carnegie Mellon

Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry's lecture will focus on "Pakistan's Role in Regional Stability." Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Fashion Meets Technology at 2018 Lunar Gala

CMU students will be showcasing ensembles made of plexiglass and clothes that respond to heat at the annual Lunar Gala fashion show. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Frank Elected to National Academy of Engineering

The NAE Class of 2018 includes 83 new members and 16 foreign members. Frank is the 57th NAE member affiliated with CMU. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Alumnus Helps Musicians Get in Tune with Their Fans

CMU alumnus Bob "Moz" mentors and invests in industry startups that will, ultimately, benefit everyone in the industry. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Acclaimed Researcher Heads Biomedical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon

Bin He began his appointment Feb. 1, and succeeds Yu-Li Wang, the R. Mehrabian Professor of Biomedical Engineering. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Crowd Workers, AI Make Conversational Agents Smarter

By adding humans to the loop, CMU researchers have created a conversational agent that is tough to stump. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Girls of Steel Meet a Real 'Rosie the Riveter'

CMU graduate Julia Parsons shared her exploits as a WWII codebreaker with the team and checked out their latest robot-building efforts. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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National Society of Black Engineers Provides Opportunities for Leaders To Grow

CMU's Pierce Sinclair and John Bailey, Jr., have honed their leadership skills through the National Society of Black Engineers. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Prize-Winning Music App Widens the "Playing" Field

Music Everywhere is a piano learning tool that engages people through augmented reality. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Biochemist Doudna Wins CMU’s Dickson Prize in Science

CMU has awarded its Dickson Prize in Science to Jennifer A. Doudna, professor of chemistry and molecular and cell biology at the University of California, Berkeley. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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The Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Institute Board Announces Appointment of Byron C. Clayton as CEO

Clayton, an experienced leader in public-private partnerships and technology commercialization, succeeds Gary Fedder, who has held the interim CEO role since early 2017. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Four Ways To Make Your New Year's Resolutions Stick

CMU behavioral economists use a distinct fusion of economics and psychology to examine the decisions people make. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Happy New Year!

The Tartan Tuba Band performs an original arrangement of "Auld Lang Syne." Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Host Families Provide “Comforts of Home” to International Students

Through the Host Family Program, international students and the Pittsburgh community are making meaningful connections. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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2017 in Review

From a record-breaking first-year class to groundbreakings, the news has been filled with stories about researchers and students. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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Carnegie Mellon Launches First Behavioral Economics Ph.D. Program

Smartly designed behavioral interventions change the way people make decisions, alter the way organizations operate and influence policies. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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New Study Finds Carbon Capture and Utilization Won't Mitigate Global Warming

A study questions the effectiveness of a proposal to mitigate global warming by using carbon dioxide to produce fuels for transportation.

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$10 Million Gift to Endow Carnegie Mellon Deanship

Alumnus Glen de Vries supports strategic initiatives in CMU's Mellon College of Science.

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CMU Receives $7.5M in Federal BRAIN Initiative Funding

Researchers from CMU have received close to $7.5 million in new funding from the NIH through the federal BRAIN Initiative.

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Advances in Technology Provide Clearer Insight Into Brain's Visual System

CMU scientists have demonstrated that a new high-density EEG can capture the brain's neural activity at a higher spatial resolution than ever before.

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Miller Gallery Hosts School of Design Senior Thesis Exhibition Dec. 2-10

The exhibition features final works from 48 seniors, the first class to complete CMU's new Bachelor of Design program.

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Whitacre Awarded $50K Energy Award for Creating Eco-friendly Battery

The award presented by the University of Louisville recognizes outstanding renewable energy ideas.a

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Economist Marvin Goodfriend Nominated To Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve

The appointment reflects legacy of business school's leadership in economics and monetary policy.

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Public Health Communicator Makes Global Impact

Globetrotting began for CMU alumnus Tim Ryan in graduate school.

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Pittsburgh Stars as a Smart City at Global Entrepreneurship Event at Carnegie Mellon University

Entrepreneurs and investors gathered to discuss innovations and technology as part of the Road to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit.

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SPIRIT House Returns in "New Splendor"

CMU celebrated one of its long-standing student organizations by rededicating SPIRIT House on Saturday, Nov. 11.

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Hiding in Plain Sight

There is no sitting down, relaxing and eating popcorn at Stefan Gruber's traveling movie theatre.

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Carnegie Mellon University Endowment Grows to $1.7 Billion

During fiscal year 2017, the endowment contributed $68 million to university operations.

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CMU's Information Networking Institute, Executive Women's Forum Award 10th Fellowship

Nishchala Tangirala was recognized as the latest recipient of the EWF INI Fellowship.

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CMU Students Win Ford's Mobility Challenge

CMU and Pitt students won the Ford College Community Challenge's mobility-themed competition with their startup The Aquaponics Project.

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New Analytics Tool To Help Businesses Succeed Down Under

Students and alumni of Carnegie Mellon University in Australia have developed an award-winning analytics tool to help the economy in South Australia.

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Carnegie Mellon Qatar Formally Installs Dean Michael Trick

CMU-Q formally welcomed Michael Trick in an installation ceremony at its Education City campus in Doha.

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CMU Volunteers To Package 150,000 Meals for Madagascar

Nearly 900 CMU volunteers will package 150,000 meals scheduled for shipment to Madagascar, which is facing a deadly plague outbreak.

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Unique Fusion of Economics, Psychology Drives Carnegie Mellon's Approach to Behavioral Economics

Behavioral interventions can change the way we make decisions, alter the way organizations operate and influence how policies are implemented.

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"I-Cut-You-Choose" Cake-Cutting Protocol Inspires Solution to Gerrymandering

CMU researchers say getting political parties to equitably draw congressional district boundaries can be as easy as sharing cake.

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Azevedo Participates in Climate Panel

Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore provided training on understanding climate science, communicating climate change and how to inspire others to take action. Read more at Carnegie Mellon University News…

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CMU, Pitt Brain Imaging Science Identifies Individuals With Suicidal Thoughts

Published in Nature Human Behaviour, the study offers a new approach to assessing psychiatric disorders.

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Hodgins Elected President of SIGGRAPH

SIGGRAPH convenes the premier annual conference on computer graphics.

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Future of Manufacturing To Rise Within Abandoned Steel Mill

The new home for advanced robotics manufacturing research and development will lead transformation of industry, new chapter in Pittsburgh renaissance.

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Digital Drama Causing "Conversations in L.A."

The digital series "Conversations in L.A.," written, produced and starring CMU alumni is becoming the talk of the town.

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"Frankenstein"'s 200th Anniversary Inspires Discussions on Technology, AI

CMU faculty and students are exploring the influence of technology on modern life through Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein."

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Krishnan Elected to Top Leadership Spot at INFORMS

The Heinz dean will serve as president for the largest international association for operations research and analytics professionals.

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Mason Wins 2018 IEEE Robotics and Automation Award

He is first CMU faculty member to earn the prize.

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CMU Physicist Earns Department of Energy Early Career Research Award

Ben Hunt was awarded a five-year Department of Energy Early Career Research Award in the area of basic energy sciences.

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CMU Women Honored at Grace Hopper Celebration

CMU women were honored for increasing diversity in the fields of computer science and technology during the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing.

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Moura Voted 2018 IEEE President-Elect

José M. F. Moura will serve as IEEE president in 2019.

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Synthetic Muscle Gets Its Punch from Design Method

CMU researchers are building synthetic muscles for applications in regenerative medicine and robotics.

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Anthology Details Youth Expressing Struggles With Diversity

"Challenges to the Dream: The Best of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Writing Awards at Carnegie Mellon University" is a powerful selection of poetry and prose.

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New Center Brings Together Efforts in Diversity, Inclusion

CMU has opened the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion, a new hub and catalyst for community-wide engagement.

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Highlands Travel Fellowship Supports Architecture Alumni

CMU alumna Louisa Jáuregui has been digging into the history and culture of the allotment gardens in Leipzig, Germany since 2016.

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Handheld Device Monitors Breast Cancer Lesions

CMU researchers are working to find new ways to monitor breast cancer in patients.

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Record Proportion of First-year Women Enroll in Tepper School of Business

In the Tepper School of Business, 57 percent of incoming undergraduate business students are women.

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Soaring Demand for Data Science Drives Dietrich College Momentum

An innovative approach to data science across academic fields is fueling a popularity boom in statistics.

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Women Make Up Majority of CMU's Incoming Class

Rare achievement for STEM-majority institution follows successes across colleges and schools.

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Core Education Program Boosts Yield in Mellon College of Science

Record numbers of admitted students chose the Mellon College of Science over competitors this year.

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CMU Alumni in TV's Primetime Lineup

One of the best places to watch top tier Tartan talent this fall is on the small screen.

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Smart Traffic Signals Will Help Blind Cross Streets

Smart traffic signals could help pedestrians with visual or other disabilities safely cross streets, or even catch a bus.

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RoboTutor Team Led By Carnegie Mellon's Mostow Wins $1 Million as Global Learning XPRIZE Finalist

RoboTutor LLC, a CMU spinoff, was named a Global Learning XPRIZE finalists.

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To Improve Smartphone Privacy, Control Access to Third-Party Libraries

Carnegie Mellon University researchers are suggesting a new strategy for protecting privacy.

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Carnegie Mellon Qatar Alumni Explore Emerging Fields of Medical Technology

CMU alumni are part of an innovation technology team at a new pediatric hospital in Qatar.

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Harrison Climbs to the Peak of Health Care

As CEO of Intermountain Healthcare, CMU alumnus Dr. Marc Harrison oversees Utah's largest health care provider.

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Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic's Season Features Renowned Guest Conductors

CMU School of Music's 2017-2018 Philharmonic season will feature internationally recognized guest conductors and soloists.

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Dow Helps Students Gain Practical Perspective on Research

The Dow Chemical Co. is renewing its University Partnership Initiative with CMU to support chemical engineering graduate students.

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Atkinson Takes Talents, Passions to Iconic Chautauqua

Effective Sept. 1, Atkinson will be director of literary arts for the Chautauqua Institution.

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Graduate Student Wins Department of Energy Award

Christopher Lee Hanselman has been working at the National Energy Technology Laboratory in Pittsburgh.

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Pence's Passion Snowballs into Telluride Film Festival

In 1974, CMU alumnus Bill Pence took his love for films to Telluride, Colorado.

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CMU's Walker To Shine Light on Famous Experiment During Eclipse

The total solar eclipse provides a unique opportunity for North American scientists.

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Carnegie Mellon University Creates $2.7 Billion in Economic Impact Each Year

A new report highlights industry collaborations and entrepreneurial activity.

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Heinz College Students Add Links To Blockchain Knowledge

Students at CMU's Heinz College have partnered with corporations to learn more about blockchains.

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Alumni's Musical Comedy Wins Encore in Chicago

An all-CMU production won the Premier Premieres! Festival for their musical "The Trouble with Dead Boyfriends."

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Traffic Advisory: Three Oakland Streets To Close Aug. 19 for CMU Move In Day

Three Oakland streets near CMU will be closed to through traffic from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 19.

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Scott Dodelson Appointed Head of Carnegie Mellon's Department of Physics

Scott Dodelson comes to CMU from the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

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Students Compose for Butterflies

A Carnegie Mellon class has created a soundtrack for Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens' Butterfly Forest.

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Past Provost Angel Jordan Helped Lead CMU’s Rise to Prominence

Angel Jordan, who played a pivotal role in establishing Carnegie Mellon as one of the leading engineering, computer science and robotics institutions in the world, died Friday. He was 86.

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Michael Trick Appointed Dean of CMU in Qatar

Michael Trick has been appointed dean of Carnegie Mellon in Qatar, effective Sept. 1.

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Computer Game a Building Block for Engineers

Carnegie Mellon University engineering students are using the building blocks in a popular computer game to make materials.

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CMU Hacking Team Looks for Win at DefCon

The Plaid Parliament of Pwning is looking to win the DefCon cybersecurity conference "Capture the Flag" competition.

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Carnegie Mellon Math Professor Po-Shen Loh Featured on CBS Weekend News


Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences Po-Shen Loh is "no-ordinary math teacher" according to a story that aired on the CBS Weekend News.

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14 Alumni Earn 17 Emmy Nominations

Fourteen Carnegie Mellon University alumni have earned 17 Emmy Award nominations.

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CMU Launches $20M Classroom and Learning Spaces Renovation Project

Carnegie Mellon University is embarking on a multi-year, $20 million renovation project that will provide a dramatic upgrade for central teaching and learning spaces across the Pittsburgh campus.

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Ph.D. Graduate Collaborates Internationally on Microscope Research Techniques


Carnegie Mellon University's Madeleine Kelly spent two weeks at the University of Manchester in England collaborating on the use of a powerful electron microscope.

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Researchers Find New Vehicle Emissions Deceptively Clean

CMU researchers have found that newer gasoline vehicles emit less particulate matter, but vapors in the "cleaner" exhaust form particulate matter long after exiting the tailpipe.

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Chodos Named Director of Carnegie Mellon's Miller Gallery

Elizabeth Chodos has promoted the work of contemporary artists through residencies, higher education, exhibitions and public programming, a practice she will continue at CMU.

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Spring 2016 Lectures Series at Carnegie Mellon University

Schedule of Events: The Carnegie Mellon School of Art Lecture Series is made possible by the Elizabeth (Thompson) and Thomas M. Cox, A’29, Distinguished Artists Fund, Orville M. Winsand Lecture for Critical Studies in Art and Jeff Pan Visiting…

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Spring Lecture Series 2015

Schedule of Events: Tuesday March 17, 2015 5pm Roberta Smith Lepper Lecturer Roberta Smith is viewed by many as one of the most direct and forthright critics of today—writing not only about contemporary art but also about the visual arts in…

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