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16 May, 2017, 13:24 ET Carnegie Mellon Offers New Master's Degree in Product Management

A new master's degree program at Carnegie Mellon University aims to teach computer scientists and engineers to become product managers, much...


02 May, 2017, 11:35 ET Carnegie Mellon Drama Alumni Nominated for 2017 Tony Awards

Three Carnegie Mellon University alumni garnered Tony Award nominations this morning during a live segment on "CBS This Morning" and a webcast on...


11 Apr, 2017, 13:46 ET Carnegie Mellon Takes First Place in Putnam Mathematics Competition; Three Students Named Putnam Fellows for the First Time in University History

Carnegie Mellon University placed first in the Mathematical Association of America's 77th William Lowell Putnam Competition, the premier mathematics...


26 Jan, 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...


04 Jan, 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...


05 Dec, 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...


16 Nov, 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...


08 Aug, 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...


20 Jun, 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...


13 Jun, 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...


01 Jun, 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...


04 May, 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...


28 Mar, 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...


22 Mar, 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...


21 Mar, 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...


16 Mar, 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)...


07 Mar, 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...


20 Jan, 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...


08 Jan, 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"...


15 Dec, 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...


20 Nov, 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...


23 Oct, 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...


01 Oct, 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...


15 Sep, 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...


14 Sep, 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...