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Jan 26, 2017, 13:00 ET Tony Awards And Carnegie Mellon University Accepting Submissions For Arts Education Honor At 2017 Tony Awards

Submissions are being accepted now through Feb. 10 for the third annual Tony Award for "Excellence in Theatre Education Award," presented by the...


Jan 04, 2017, 09:59 ET Upping the Ante: Top Poker Pros Face Off vs. Artificial Intelligence

Four of the world's best professional poker players will compete against artificial intelligence developed by Carnegie Mellon University in an epic...


Dec 05, 2016, 14:15 ET Carnegie Mellon Awarded $14 Million from U.S. DOT for Mobility Research Center

Carnegie Mellon University will receive $14 million over the next five years from the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) to establish a...


Nov 16, 2016, 15:21 ET Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University Open Submissions for Theatre Education Award

The Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) will recognize a deserving teacher with the "Excellence in Theatre Education Award" for the...


Aug 08, 2016, 08:00 ET Carnegie Mellon sweeps DefCon as team wins third 'World Series of Hacking' title in four years

Carnegie Mellon's competitive computer security team, The Plaid Parliament of Pwning, just won its third title in four years at the DefCon Capture...


Jun 20, 2016, 08:00 ET Carnegie Mellon University Joins MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program to Educate Next Generation of African Tech Leaders

Carnegie Mellon University's commitment to educating Africa's next generation of technology leaders and entrepreneurs received a boost today with a...


Jun 13, 2016, 01:19 ET Carnegie Mellon Alumni Goldsberry, Odom, Jr. Win Tony Awards

 Carnegie Mellon University congratulates CMU alumni Renée Elise Goldsberry and Leslie Odom, Jr., who received Tony Awards on Sunday night...


Jun 01, 2016, 10:21 ET Detroit Drama Teacher Marilyn McCormick To Be Honored With The 2016 Excellence In Theatre Education Award

The Tony Awards announced today that the Excellence in Theatre Education Award, presented by Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), will be presented to...


May 04, 2016, 14:03 ET Kiron Skinner on Trump and the GOP Nomination

 Carnegie Mellon University's Kiron Skinner thinks that Donald Trump being the most presumptive GOP nominee is the most consequential political...


Mar 28, 2016, 09:00 ET Carnegie Mellon pioneers global education in information security

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) has renewed an agreement with the University of Hyogo (UH) to continue an information security dual-degree program...


Mar 22, 2016, 09:00 ET Revamping EPA tests could lead manufacturers to design more fuel-efficient self-driving cars

 Researchers in the College of Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University discovered that fuel efficiency for self-driving cars could improve by...


Mar 21, 2016, 09:00 ET Carnegie Mellon University Survey Finds 81% of Americans are Seeking Technology Solutions to Combat their Worry about Falls Among Elderly Adults

 Carnegie Mellon University's College of Engineering conducted a survey on falls among the elderly, and discovered that Americans are very...


Mar 16, 2016, 11:19 ET Most Presidential Candidates Speak at Grade 6-8 Level

A readability analysis of presidential candidate speeches by researchers in Carnegie Mellon University's Language Technologies Institute (LTI)...


Mar 07, 2016, 10:09 ET CMU's Kiron Skinner Reflects on Nancy Reagan

Carnegie Mellon University's Kiron Skinner met Nancy Reagan in 1994 when the former first lady gave Skinner nearly exclusive access to President...


Jan 20, 2016, 11:52 ET Autonomous Ground Vehicles and Aircraft Demonstrate New Collaborative Capabilities for Keeping Warfighters Safe

 Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and Sikorsky, A Lockheed Martin Company, using a UH-60MU BLACK HAWK helicopter enabled with Sikorsky's...


Jan 08, 2016, 10:00 ET Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University Open Submissions for Theatre Education Award

The Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) will once again recognize a deserving teacher with the "Excellence in Theatre Education Award"...


Dec 15, 2015, 10:46 ET Researchers Find Hospital Prices Vary Significantly for the Privately Insured

A new "Big Data" project from researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, Yale University, the University of Pennsylvania and the London School of...


Nov 20, 2015, 10:22 ET China Scholarship Council and Carnegie Mellon To Provide Funding for Graduate Students

Chinese students who have been admitted to graduate programs at Carnegie Mellon University will receive new fellowships from the China Scholarship...


Oct 23, 2015, 14:00 ET Carnegie Mellon Researchers Hack Off-the-Shelf 3-D Printer Towards Rebuilding the Heart

 As of this month, over 4,000 Americans are on the waiting list to receive a heart transplant. With failing hearts, these patients have no...


Oct 01, 2015, 10:26 ET Boeing Establishes Analytics Lab For Aerospace Data at Carnegie Mellon

Carnegie Mellon University has joined with The Boeing Company to establish the Boeing/Carnegie Mellon Aerospace Data Analytics Lab, a new academic...


Sep 15, 2015, 08:00 ET Learning Is Not a Spectator Sport

 Free – or very inexpensive – online courses have become quite a trend in education. Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) providers...


Sep 14, 2015, 12:04 ET Carnegie Mellon, City of Pittsburgh Help Create New Network To Address Challenges Facing Nation's Urban Infrastructure and Services

Carnegie Mellon University and the City of Pittsburgh are founding members of the MetroLab Network, a new national alliance among 20 metro areas...


Sep 03, 2015, 15:21 ET Carnegie Mellon Faculty Will Share Visions of Robots, A.I., and Big Data at "Summer Davos"

Carnegie Mellon University is sending the largest delegation of any university to the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting of the New Champions in...


Jun 11, 2015, 12:05 ET Carnegie Mellon Receives $31 Million Gift for New Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship

Carnegie Mellon University alumnus James R. Swartz (MSIA'66), a distinguished entrepreneur and founding partner of the global venture capital firm...


Jan 12, 2015, 10:00 ET Tony Awards And Carnegie Mellon University Open Nominations For Theatre Education Award

Today, inspirational theatre educators across the United States have a first-ever chance at the Tony spotlight. The Tony Awards and Carnegie...